Day 7 Passage Mark 7: 1-10

1Then came together unto him the Pharisees, and certain of the scribes, which came from Jerusalem.

   2And when they saw some of his disciples eat bread with defiled, that is to say, with unwashen, hands, they found fault.

   3For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, except they wash their hands oft, eat not, holding the tradition of the elders.

   4And 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.

   5Then the Pharisees and scribes asked him, Why walk not thy disciples according to the tradition of the elders, but eat bread with unwashen hands?

   6He answered and said unto them, Well hath Esaias prophesied of you hypocrites, as it is written, This people honoureth me with their lips, but their heart is far from me.

   7Howbeit in vain do they worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.

   8For laying aside the commandment of God, ye hold the tradition of men, as the washing of pots and cups: and many other such like things ye do.

   9And he said unto them, Full well ye reject the commandment of God, that ye may keep your own tradition.

   10For Moses said, Honour thy father and thy mother; and, Whoso curseth father or mother, let him die the death: