2 and had seen that some of His disciples were eating their bread with aimpure hands, that is, unwashed.
4 and when they come from the market place, they do not eat unless they 1cleanse themselves; and there are many other things which they have received in order to observe, such as the 2washing of acups and pitchers and copper pots.)
‘aThis people honors Me with their lips,
But their heart is far away from Me.
7 ‘aBut in vain do they worship Me,
Teaching as doctrines the precepts of men.’
8 “Neglecting the commandment of God, you hold to the atradition of men.”
9 He was also saying to them, “You are experts at setting aside the commandment of God in order to keep your atradition.
13 thus invalidating the word of God by your atradition which you have handed down; and you do many things such as that.”
14 After He called the crowd to Him again, He began saying to them, “Listen to Me, all of you, and understand:
16 [“1If anyone has ears to hear, let him hear.”]
18 And He * said to them, “Are you so lacking in understanding also? Do you not understand that whatever goes into the man from outside cannot defile him,
20 And He was saying, “aThat which proceeds out of the man, that is what defiles the man.
21 “For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed the evil thoughts, 1fornications, thefts, murders, adulteries,
26 Now the woman was a 1Gentile, of the Syrophoenician race. And she kept asking Him to cast the demon out of her daughter.
27 And He was saying to her, “Let the children be satisfied first, for it is not 1good to take the children’s bread and throw it to the dogs.”
28 But she answered and * said to Him, “Yes, Lord, but even the dogs under the table feed on the children’s crumbs.”
29 And He said to her, “Because of this 1answer go; the demon has gone out of your daughter.”
30 And going back to her home, she found the child 1lying on the bed, the demon having left.
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