Then the scribes and Pharisees from Jerusalem come up to Jesus, saying,
Why do thy disciples transgress what has been delivered by the ancients? for they do not wash their hands when they eat bread.
References for Matthew 15:2
But he answering said to them, Why do *ye* also transgress the commandment of God on account of your traditional teaching?
For God commanded saying, Honour father and mother; and, He that speaks ill of father or mother, let him die the death.
References for Matthew 15:4
But *ye* say, Whosoever shall say to his father or mother, It is a gift, whatsoever [it be] by which [received] from me thou wouldest be profited:
References for Matthew 15:5
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.
Hypocrites! well has Esaias prophesied about you, saying,
References for Matthew 15:7
This people honour me with the lips, but their heart is far away from me;
but in vain do they worship me, teaching [as] teachings commandments of men.