Matthew 15:1-9 DBY

1 Then the scribes and Pharisees from Jerusalem come up to Jesus, saying,
2 Why do thy disciples transgress what has been delivered by the ancients? a for they do not wash their hands when they eat bread.

References for Matthew 15:2

    • ÷ 15:2 - Or 'the tradition of the elders.'
      3 But he answering said to them, Why do *ye* also transgress the commandment of God on account of your traditional teaching?
      4 For God commanded saying, b Honour father and mother; and, c He that speaks ill d of father or mother, let him die the death.

      References for Matthew 15:4

        • ø 15:4 - Ex. 20.12.
        • ù 15:4 - Ex. 21.17.
        • ú 15:4 - Or 'abuses,' 'curses.'
          5 But *ye* say, Whosoever shall say to his father or mother, It is a gift, e whatsoever [it be] by which [received] from me thou wouldest be profited:

          References for Matthew 15:5

            • û 15:5 - * i.e. an offering to God, see Mark 7.11 and note at Matt. 27.6.
              6 and he shall in no wise honour his father or his mother; and ye have made void the commandment of God on account of your traditional teaching.
              7 Hypocrites! well has Esaias prophesied about you, saying, f

              References for Matthew 15:7

                • ü 15:7 - Isa. 29.13.
                  8 This people honour me with the lips, but their heart is far away from me;
                  9 but in vain do they worship me, teaching [as] teachings commandments of men.