New Living Translation
I was far ahead of my fellow Jews in my zeal for the traditions of my ancestors.
King James Bible
And profited in the Jews' religion above many my equals in mine own nation, being more exceedingly zealous of the traditions of my fathers.
Darby Bible Translation
and advanced in Judaism beyond many my contemporaries in my nation, being exceedingly zealous of the doctrines of my fathers.
World English Bible
I advanced in the Jews' religion beyond many of my own age among my countrymen, being more exceedingly zealous for the traditions of my fathers.
Young's Literal Translation
and I was advancing in Judaism above many equals in age in mine own race, being more abundantly zealous of my fathers' deliverances,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:14 Being zealous of the unwritten traditions - Over and above those written in the law.
LibraryA Reasonable Service
TEXT: "I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service."--Romans 12:1. There is perhaps no chapter in the New Testament, certainly none in this epistle, with which we are more familiar than this one which is introduced by the text; and yet, however familiar we may be with the statements, if we read them carefully and study them honestly they must always come to us not only in the …
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Instead, they have stubbornly followed their own desires and worshiped the images of Baal, as their ancestors taught them.
"Why do your disciples disobey our age-old tradition? For they ignore our tradition of ceremonial hand washing before they eat."
(The Jews, especially the Pharisees, do not eat until they have poured water over their cupped hands, as required by their ancient traditions.
So the Pharisees and teachers of religious law asked him, "Why don't your disciples follow our age-old tradition? They eat without first performing the hand-washing ceremony."
For you ignore God's law and substitute your own tradition."
Then he said, "You skillfully sidestep God's law in order to hold on to your own tradition.
And so you cancel the word of God in order to hand down your own tradition. And this is only one example among many others."
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