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Mark 7:5 NIV

5 So the Pharisees and teachers of the law asked Jesus, “Why don’t your disciples live according to the tradition of the elders instead of eating their food with defiled hands?”

References for Mark 7:5

Study tools for Mark 7:5

  • 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