Mark 7:6-9

6 And he said to them, "Well did Isaiah prophesy of you 1hypocrites, as it is written, 2"'This people honors me with their lips, but their heart is far from me;
7 in vain do they worship me, teaching as 3doctrines the commandments of men.'
8 You leave the commandment of God and hold to the tradition of men."
9 And he said to them, "You have a fine way of 4rejecting the commandment of God in order to establish your tradition!

Cross References 4

  • 1. Matthew 23:13
  • 2. Cited from Isaiah 29:13; [Ezekiel 33:31]
  • 3. Colossians 2:22; Titus 1:14
  • 4. Luke 7:30; Galatians 2:21(Gk.); Hebrews 10:28(Gk.)
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