He answered them, “Isaiah(A) prophesied(B) correctly about you hypocrites,(C) as it is written: (D)

This people honors(E) me with their lips,
but their heart is far from me.
They worship me in vain,
teaching(F) as doctrines(G) human commands.[a](H)

Abandoning the command of God, you hold on to human tradition.”[b]

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Footnotes

  1. 7:6–7 Is 29:13
  2. 7:8 Other mss add The washing of jugs, and cups, and many other similar things you practice.

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