Mark 7:5-15 NAS

5 The Pharisees and the scribes asked Him, "Why * do Your disciples not walk according to the 1tradition of the elders, but eat their bread with 2impure hands?"

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6 And He said to them, "Rightly did Isaiah prophesy of you hypocrites, as it is written: '3THIS PEOPLE HONORS ME WITH THEIR LIPS, BUT THEIR HEART IS FAR AWAY * FROM ME.

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7 '4BUT IN VAIN DO THEY WORSHIP ME, TEACHING AS DOCTRINES THE PRECEPTS OF MEN.'

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8 "Neglecting the commandment of God, you hold to the 5tradition of men."

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9 He was also saying to them, "You are experts at setting aside the commandment of God in order to keep your 6tradition.

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10 "For Moses said, '7HONOR YOUR FATHER AND YOUR MOTHER '; and, '8HE WHO SPEAKS EVIL OF FATHER OR MOTHER, IS TO aBE PUT TO DEATH ';

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    • Ï 7:10 - Lit "die the death"
      11 but you say, 'If a man says to his father or his mother, whatever * I have that would help you is 9Corban (that is to say, bgiven to God),'

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        • Ð 7:11 - Or "a gift," i.e. "an offering"
          12 you no longer permit him to do anything for his father or his mother;
          13 thus invalidating the word of God by your 10tradition which you have handed down; and you do many things such as that."

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          The Heart of Man

          14 After He called the crowd to Him again, He began saying to them, "Listen to Me, all of you, and understand:

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              15 there is nothing outside the man which can defile him if it goes into him; but the things which proceed out of the man are what defile the man.