"Why do Your disciples break the tradition of the elders? They do not wash their hands when they eat."
Cross ReferencesMatthew 15:3
Jesus replied, "And why do you break the command of God for the sake of your tradition?
and they saw some of His disciples eating with hands that were defiled--that is, unwashed.
So the Pharisees and scribes questioned Jesus: "Why do Your disciples not live according to the tradition of the elders? Instead, they eat with defiled hands."
But the Pharisee was astonished to see that Jesus did not first wash before the meal.
I was advancing in Judaism beyond many of my contemporaries and was extremely zealous for the traditions of my fathers.
Chapter Outline1. Jesus reproves the Scribes and Pharisees
7. for transgressing God's commandments through their own traditions;
10. teaches how that which goes into the mouth does not defile a man.
21. He heals the daughter of the woman of Canaan,
29. and other great multitudes;
32. and with seven loaves and a few small fish feeds four thousand men
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