and had seen that some of His disciples were eating their bread with (A)impure hands, that is, unwashed. (For the Pharisees and all the Jews do not eat unless they [a]carefully wash their hands, thus observing the (B)traditions of the elders; and when they come from the market place, they do not eat unless they [b]cleanse themselves; and there are many other things which they have received in order to observe, such as the [c]washing of (C)cups and pitchers and copper pots.)

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Footnotes

  1. Mark 7:3 Lit with the fist
  2. Mark 7:4 Or sprinkle
  3. Mark 7:4 Lit baptizing
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