Mark 7:2-4 DBY

2 and seeing some of his disciples eat bread with defiled, that is, unwashed, hands,
3 (for the Pharisees and all the Jews, unless they wash their hands diligently, a do not eat, holding what has been delivered by the ancients; b

References for Mark 7:3

    • “ 7:3 - Or 'often:' lit. 'with the fist,' a word of very uncertain and contested meaning.
    • ” 7:3 - Or 'the tradition of the elders.'
      4 and [on coming] from the market-place, unless they are washed, they do not eat; and there are many other things which they have received to hold, the washing of cups and vessels, and brazen utensils, and couches),