(The Pharisees and all the Jews do not eat unless they give their hands a ceremonial washing, holding to the tradition of the elders.(A)

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For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, except they wash their hands oft, eat not, holding the tradition of the elders.

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When they come from the marketplace they do not eat unless they wash. And they observe many other traditions, such as the washing of cups, pitchers and kettles.[a])(A)

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  1. Mark 7:4 Some early manuscripts pitchers, kettles and dining couches
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And when they come from the market, except they wash, they eat not. And many other things there be, which they have received to hold, as the washing of cups, and pots, brasen vessels, and of tables.

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