Mark 7:3 NIV

3 (The Pharisees and all the Jews do not eat unless they give their hands a ceremonial washing, holding to the tradition of the elders.

References for Mark 7:3

      Study tools for Mark 7:3

      • a 7:4 - Some early manuscripts "pitchers, kettles and dining couches"
      • b 7:7 - Isaiah 29:13
      • c 7:9 - Some manuscripts "set up"
      • d 7:10 - Exodus 20:12; Deut. 5:16
      • e 7:10 - Exodus 21:17; Lev. 20:9
      • f 7:15 - Some manuscripts include here the words of 4:23.
      • g 7:24 - Many early manuscripts "Tyre and Sidon"
      • h 7:31 - That is, the Ten Cities