Matthew 15:6

6 he need not honor his father.' So for the sake of your tradition you have 1made void the word[a] of God.

Matthew 15:6 Meaning and Commentary

Matthew 15:6

See note on Mt 15:5

Matthew 15:6 In-Context

4 For God commanded, 'Honor your father and your mother,' and, 'Whoever reviles father or mother must surely die.'
5 But you say, 'If anyone tells his father or his mother, "What you would have gained from me is given to God,"
6 he need not honor his father.' So for the sake of your tradition you have made void the word of God.
7 You hypocrites! Well did Isaiah prophesy of you, when he said:
8 "'This people honors me with their lips, but their heart is far from me;

Cross References 1

  • 1. Galatians 3:17(Gk.); [Romans 2:23]

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