New Living Translation
Jesus replied, "And why do you, by your traditions, violate the direct commandments of God?
King James Bible
But he answered and said unto them, Why do ye also transgress the commandment of God by your tradition?
Darby Bible Translation
But he answering said to them, Why do ye also transgress the commandment of God on account of your traditional teaching?
World English Bible
He answered them, "Why do you also disobey the commandment of God because of your tradition?
Young's Literal Translation
And he answering said to them, 'Wherefore also do ye transgress the command of God because of your tradition?
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
15:3 They wash not their hands when they eat bread - Food in general is termed bread in Hebrew; so that to eat bread is the same as to make a meal.
LibraryHow to Make Use of Christ for Cleansing of us from Our Daily Spots.
Having spoken of the way of making use of Christ for removing the guilt of our daily transgressions, we come to speak of the way of making use of Christ, for taking away the guilt that cleaveth to the soul, through daily transgressions; "for every sin defileth the man," Matt. xv. 20; and the best are said to have their spots, and to need washing, which presupposeth filthiness and defilement, Eph. v. 27. John xiii. 8-10. Hence we are so oft called to this duty of washing and making us clean. Isa. …
John Brown (of Wamphray)—Christ The Way, The Truth, and The Life
Second Withdrawal from Herod's Territory.
Another Avoiding of Herod's Territory.
Jesus Fails to Attend the Third Passover.
"Why do your disciples disobey our age-old tradition? For they ignore our tradition of ceremonial hand washing before they eat."
For instance, God says, 'Honor your father and mother,' and 'Anyone who speaks disrespectfully of father or mother must be put to death.'
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