13 The Lord said:

These people approach me with their speeches(A)
to honor me with lip-service,[a]
yet their hearts are far from me,
and human rules direct their worship of me.[b]

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Footnotes

  1. 29:13 Lit their mouth and honor me with its lips
  2. 29:13 Lit their fearing of me is a taught command of men

31 So my people come to you in crowds,[a] sit in front of you, and hear your words, but they don’t obey them. Their mouths go on passionately, but their hearts pursue dishonest profit.

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Footnotes

  1. 33:31 Lit you like the coming of a people

22 All these regulations refer to what is destined to perish by being used up; they are human commands and doctrines.

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14 and may not pay attention to Jewish myths(A) and the commands of people who reject the truth.(B)

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