2 And when they saw some of his disciples eat bread with defiled,a that is to say, with unwashen, hands, they found fault.

References for Mark 7:2

    • v 7:2 - defiled: or, common
      3 For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, except they wash their hands oft,b eat not, holding the tradition of the elders.

      References for Mark 7:3

        • w 7:3 - oft: or, diligently: in the original, with the fist: Theophylact, up to the elbow
          4 And when they come from the market, except they wash, they eat not. And many other things there be, which they have received to hold, as the washing of cups, and pots*,c brasen vessels, and of tables.

          References for Mark 7:4

            • x 7:4 - pots: sextarius is about a pint and an half
              8 For laying aside the commandment of God, ye hold the tradition of men, as the washing of pots and cups: and many other such like things ye do.
              9 And he said unto them,Full well ye rejectd the commandment of God, that ye may keep your own tradition.

              References for Mark 7:9

                • y 7:9 - reject: or, frustrate
                  11 But ye say, If a man shall say to his father or mother, It is Corban, that is to say, a gift, by whatsoever thou mightest be profited by me; he shall be free.
                  13 Making the word of God of none effect through your tradition, which ye have delivered: and many such like things do ye.
                  14 And when he had called all the people unto him, he said unto them,Hearken unto me every one of you, and understand:
                  15 There is nothing from without a man, that entering into him can defile him: but the things which come out of him, those are they that defile the man.
                  16 If any man have ears to hear, let him hear.
                  20 And he said*,That which cometh out of the man, that defileth the man.
                  22 Thefts, covetousness,e wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness:

                  References for Mark 7:22

                    • z 7:22 - covetousness...: Gr. covetousnesses, wickednesses
                      23 All these evil things come from within, and defile the man.