Mark 7:3
Good News Translation
For the Pharisees, as well as the rest of the Jews, follow the teaching they received from their ancestors: they do not eat unless they wash their hands in the proper way;

Contemporary English Version
The Pharisees and many others obey the teachings of their ancestors. They always wash their hands in the proper way before eating.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For the Pharisees and all the Jews eat not without often washing their hands, holding the tradition of the ancients.

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For the Pharisees and all the Jews eat not without often washing their hands, holding the tradition of the ancients.

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the tradition.

Mark 7:7-10,13 And in vain do they worship me, teaching doctrines and precepts of men. . . .

Matthew 15:2-6 Why do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the ancients? For they wash not their hands when they eat bread. . . .

Galatians 1:14 And I made progress in the Jew's religion above many of my equals in my own nation, being more abundantly zealous for the traditions of my fathers.

Colossians 2:8,21-23 Beware lest any man cheat you by philosophy and vain deceit: according to the tradition of men according to the elements of the world and not according to Christ. . . .

1 Peter 1:18 Knowing that you were not redeemed with corruptible things, as gold or silver, from your vain conversation of the tradition of your fathers:

Context
Tradition and Worship
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. 4And when they come from the market, unless they be washed, they eat not: and many other things there are that have been delivered to them to observe, the washings of cups and of pots and of brazen vessels and of beds.…
Cross References
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?

Mark 7:8
For leaving the commandment of God, you hold the tradition of men, the washing of pots and of cups: and many other things you do like to these.

Mark 7:9
And he said to them: Well do you make void the commandment of God, that you may keep your own tradition.

Mark 7:13
Making void the word of God by your own tradition, which you have given forth. And many other such like things you do.

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

John 2:6
Now there were set there six waterpots of stone, according to the manner of the purifying of the Jews, containing two or three measures apiece.

Galatians 1:14
And I made progress in the Jew's religion above many of my equals in my own nation, being more abundantly zealous for the traditions of my fathers.

Additional Translations
Now in holding to the tradition of the elders, the Pharisees and all the Jews do not eat until they wash their hands ceremonially.

For the Pharisees and all the Jews do not eat unless they wash the hands carefully, holding the tradition of the elders;

For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, except they wash their hands oft, eat not, holding the tradition of the elders.

(For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, except they wash their hands diligently, eat not, holding the tradition of the elders;

(for the Pharisees and all the Jews, unless they wash their hands diligently, do not eat, holding what has been delivered by the ancients;

For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, except they wash their hands diligently, eat not, holding the tradition of the elders:

For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, except they wash their hands often eat not, holding the tradition of the elders.



(For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, don't eat unless they wash their hands and forearms, holding to the tradition of the elders.

for the Pharisees, and all the Jews, if they do not wash the hands to the wrist, do not eat, holding the tradition of the elders,
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