Then came to Jesus scribes and Pharisees, who were from Jerusalem, saying,
"Why do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? For they wash not their hands when they eat bread."
But He answered and said unto them, "Why do ye also transgress the commandment of God by your tradition?
For God commanded, saying, `Honor thy father and mother,' and, `He that curseth father or mother, let him die the death.'
But ye say that whosoever shall say to his father or his mother, `by whatsoever thou might have profited by me, it is a gift,'
and honor not his father or his mother, he shall be free. Thus have ye made the commandment of God of no effect by your tradition.
Ye hypocrites, well did Isaiah prophesy of you, saying,
`This people draweth nigh unto Me with their mouth, and honoreth Me with their lips, but their heart is far from Me.
But in vain they do worship Me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.'"