'Washing' in the Bible
"You are also to make a large bronze basin with a bronze stand for washing. You are to put it between the tent of meeting and the altar and put water in it,
Then he put the large basin between the tent of meeting and the altar and put water in it for washing.
He made ten washing basins; he put five on the south side and five on the north side. In them they rinsed the items used for burnt sacrifices; the priests washed in "The Sea."
Your teeth are like a flock of newly-shorn sheep coming up from the washing place; each of them has a twin, and not one of them is missing.
Your teeth are like a flock of sheep coming up from the washing; each has its twin; not one of them is missing.
(For the Pharisees and all the Jews do not eat unless they perform a ritual washing, holding fast to the tradition of the elders.
And when they come from the marketplace, they do not eat unless they wash. They hold fast to many other traditions: the washing of cups, pots, kettles, and dining couches.)
He saw two boats by the lake, but the fishermen had gotten out of them and were washing their nets.
Now there were six stone water jars there for Jewish ceremonial washing, each holding twenty or thirty gallons.
Now a dispute came about between some of John's disciples and a certain Jew concerning ceremonial washing.
to sanctify her by cleansing her with the washing of the water by the word,
he saved us not by works of righteousness that we have done but on the basis of his mercy, through the washing of the new birth and the renewing of the Holy Spirit,
And this prefigured baptism, which now saves you -- not the washing off of physical dirt but the pledge of a good conscience to God -- through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,