Matthew 14:34-15:9 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)
34 Once they crossed over, they came to land at Gennesaret. 35 When the men of that place recognized Him, they alerted[a] the whole vicinity and brought to Him all who were sick. 36 They were begging Him that they might only touch the tassel on His robe. And as many as touched it were made perfectly well.
The Tradition of the Elders
15 Then Pharisees and scribes came from Jerusalem to Jesus and asked, 2 “Why do Your disciples break the tradition of the elders? For they don’t wash their hands when they eat!”[b]
3 He answered them, “And why do you break God’s commandment because of your tradition? 4 For God said:[c]
5 But you say, ‘Whoever tells his father or mother, “Whatever benefit you might have received from me is a gift committed to the temple”— 6 he does not have to honor his father.’[f] In this way, you have revoked God’s word[g] because of your tradition. 7 Hypocrites! Isaiah prophesied correctly about you when he said: