11Then some Pharisees and scribescame to Jesus2from Jerusalem and said,
2"Why do Your disciplesbreak the tradition of the elders ? For they 3do not wash their handswhen they eatbread."
And He answered and said to them, "Why do you yourselvestransgress the commandment of God for the sake of your tradition ?4"For Godsaid, '4HONOR YOUR FATHER AND MOTHER,' and, '5HE WHO SPEAKSEVIL OF FATHERORMOTHER IS TO aBE PUT TO DEATH.'5"But you say, 'Whoeversays to his fatherormother, "Whatever I have that would help you has been bgiven to God,"6he is not to honor his fatheror his motherc.' And by this you invalidated the word of God for the sake of your tradition.7"You hypocrites, rightly did Isaiahprophesy of you: