Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Why do Your disciples break the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat bread."

King James Version

Why do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? for they wash not their hands when they eat bread.

Holman Bible

“Why do Your disciples break the tradition of the elders? For they don’t wash their hands when they eat!”

International Standard Version

"Why do your disciples disregard the tradition of the elders? They don't wash their hands when they eat."

A Conservative Version

Why do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat bread.

American Standard Version

Why do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? for they wash not their hands when they eat bread.

Amplified

Why do Your disciples transgress and violate the rules handed down by the elders of the past? For they do not practice [ceremonially] washing their hands before they eat.

An Understandable Version

"Why do your disciples violate the tradition of the [Jewish] elders? For they do not [ceremonially] wash their hands before eating [their meals]."

Anderson New Testament

Why do your disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? for they do not wash their hands when they eat bread.

Bible in Basic English

Why do your disciples go against the teaching of the fathers? for they take food with unwashed hands.

Common New Testament

"Why do your disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat."

Daniel Mace New Testament

why do your disciples violate the tradition of our ancestors, in not washing their hands when they eat bread?

Darby Translation

Why do thy disciples transgress what has been delivered by the ancients? for they do not wash their hands when they eat bread.

Godbey New Testament

Wherefore do thy disciples transgress the traditions of the elders? for they do not wash their hands when they eat bread.

Goodspeed New Testament

"Why do your disciples break the rules handed down by our ancestors? For they eat their bread without first washing their hands."

John Wesley New Testament

Why do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders?

Julia Smith Translation

Wherefore do thy disciples pass by the tradition of the elders? for they wash not their hands when they eat bread.

King James 2000

Why do your disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? for they wash not their hands when they eat bread.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Why do your disciples break the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat {a meal}."

Modern King James verseion

Why do your disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat bread.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Why do thy disciples transgress the traditions of the elders? For they wash not their hands, when they eat bread."

Moffatt New Testament

"Why do your disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? They do not wash their hands when they take their food."

Montgomery New Testament

"Why do your disciples keep transgressing the tradition of the elders by not washing their hands before eating?"

NET Bible

"Why do your disciples disobey the tradition of the elders? For they don't wash their hands when they eat."

New Heart English Bible

"Why do your disciples disobey the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat bread."

Noyes New Testament

Why do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? for they wash not their hands when they eat bread.

Sawyer New Testament

Why do your disciples transgress the tradition of the elders, for they wash not their hands when they eat bread?

The Emphasized Bible

Wherefore do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? for they wash not their hands, when they eat bread!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Why do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? for they wash not their hands when they eat bread?

Twentieth Century New Testament

"How is it that your disciples break the traditions of our ancestors? For they do not wash their hands when they eat food."

Webster

Why do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? for they wash not their hands when they eat bread.

Weymouth New Testament

"Why do your disciples transgress the tradition of the Elders by not washing their hands before meals?"

Williams New Testament

"Why do your disciples break the rules handed down by our forefathers? For they do not practice washing their hands when they take their meals."

World English Bible

"Why do your disciples disobey the tradition of the elders? For they don't wash their hands when they eat bread."

Worrell New Testament

"Why do Thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? for they do not wash their hands, when they eat bread!"

Worsley New Testament

Why do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? for they wash not their hands when they eat.

Youngs Literal Translation

'Wherefore do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? for they do not wash their hands when they may eat bread.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Why
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

do
παραβαίνω 
Parabaino 
Usage: 3

thy
σοῦ 
Sou 
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
Usage: 241

μαθητής 
Mathetes 
Usage: 254

παραβαίνω 
Parabaino 
Usage: 3

the tradition
παράδοσις 
Paradosis 
Usage: 8

of the elders
πρεσβύτερος 
Presbuteros 
Usage: 65

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

νίπτω 
Nipto 
Usage: 11

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032


Usage: 0

χείρ 
Cheir 
hand, not tr
Usage: 149

ὅταν 
Hotan 
when, as soon as, as long as, that, whensoever, while, till
Usage: 49

ἐσθίω 
Esthio 
Usage: 52

Context Readings

Human Traditions And God's Commandments

1 Then certain scribes and Pharisees of Jerusalem came unto Jesus, saying, 2 "Why do Your disciples break the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat bread." 3 But he answered and said unto them, Why do ye also transgress the commandment of God by your tradition?


Cross References

Luke 11:38

And when the Pharisee saw it, he marvelled that he had not first washed before dinner.

Colossians 2:8

Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the traditions of men, according to the elements of the world, and not after Christ.

Genesis 1:14

And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heavens to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs and for appointed times and for days and years;

Mark 7:2

who upon seeing some of his disciples eat bread with common, that is to say, with unwashed, hands, they condemned them.

Mark 7:5

Then the Pharisees and scribes asked him, Why do thy disciples not walk according to the tradition of the elders but eat bread with unwashed hands?

Colossians 2:20-23

For if ye are dead with the Christ to the elements of the world, why, as though living unto the world, do ye decree rites,

1 Peter 1:18

knowing that ye have been ransomed from your vain conversation (which you received from your fathers), not with corruptible things like silver and gold,

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