Mark 7:2
Good News Translation
They noticed that some of his disciples were eating their food with hands that were ritually unclean--that is, they had not washed them in the way the Pharisees said people should. (

Contemporary English Version
They noticed that some of his disciples ate without first washing their hands.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when they had seen some of his disciples eat bread with common, that is, with unwashed hands, they found fault.

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And when they had seen some of his disciples eat bread with common, that is, with unwashed hands, they found fault.

defiled.

Acts 10:14,15,28 But Peter said: Far be it from me. For I never did eat any thing that is common and unclean. . . .

they found.

Daniel 6:4,5 And the king thought to set him over all the kingdom; whereupon the princes, and the governors, sought to find occasion against Daniel, with regard to the king: and they could find no cause, nor suspicion, because he was faithful, and no fault, nor suspicion was found in him. . . .

Matthew 7:3-5 And why seest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye; and seest not the beam that is in thy own eye? . . .

Matthew 23:23-25 Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites; because you tithe mint and anise and cummin and have left the weightier things of the law: judgment and mercy and faith. These things you ought to have done and not to leave those undone. . . .

Context
Tradition and Worship
1And there assembled together unto him the Pharisees and some of the scribes, coming from Jerusalem. 2And when they had seen some of his disciples eat bread with common, that is, with unwashed hands, they found fault. 3For the Pharisees and all the Jews eat not without often washing their hands, holding the tradition of the ancients.…
Cross References
Matthew 15:2
Why do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the ancients? For they wash not their hands when they eat bread.

Mark 7:5
And the Pharisees and scribes asked him: Why do not thy disciples walk according to the tradition of the ancients, but they eat bread with common hands?

Luke 11:38
And the Pharisee began to say, thinking within himself, why he was not washed before dinner.

Acts 10:14
But Peter said: Far be it from me. For I never did eat any thing that is common and unclean.

Acts 10:28
And he said to them: you know how abominable it is for a man that is a Jew to keep company or to come unto one of another nation: but God hath shewed to me, to call no man common or unclean.

Acts 11:8
And I said: Not so, Lord: for nothing common or unclean hath ever entered into my mouth.

Romans 14:14
I know, and am confident in the Lord Jesus, that nothing is unclean of itself: but to him that esteemeth any thing to be unclean, to him it is unclean.

Hebrews 10:29
How much more, do you think he deserveth worse punishments, who hath trodden under foot the Son of God and hath esteemed the blood of the testament unclean, by which he was sanctified, and hath offered an affront to the Spirit of grace?

Revelation 21:27
There shall not enter into it any thing defiled or that worketh abomination or maketh a lie: but they that are written in the book of life of the Lamb.

Additional Translations
and they saw some of His disciples eating with hands that were defiled—that is, unwashed.

And they had seen that some of His disciples are eating the bread with defiled, that is, unwashed hands.

And when they saw some of his disciples eat bread with defiled, that is to say, with unwashed, hands, they found fault.

and had seen that some of his disciples ate their bread with defiled, that is, unwashen, hands.

and seeing some of his disciples eat bread with defiled, that is, unwashed, hands,

and had seen that some of his disciples ate their bread with defiled, that is, unwashen, hands.

And when they saw some of his disciples eating bread with defiled (that is to say with unwashed) hands, they found fault.

They had noticed that some of His disciples were eating their food with 'unclean' (that is to say, unwashed)

Now when they saw some of his disciples eating bread with defiled, that is, unwashed, hands, they found fault.

and having seen certain of his disciples with defiled hands -- that is, unwashed -- eating bread, they found fault;
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