then he need not honor his father [a]or mother.’ Thus you have made the [b]commandment of God of no effect by your tradition. (A)Hypocrites! Well did Isaiah prophesy about you, saying:

‘These(B) people [c]draw near to Me with their mouth,
And honor Me with their lips,
But their heart is far from Me.
And in vain they worship Me,
(C)Teaching as doctrines the commandments of men.’

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 15:6 NU omits or mother
  2. Matthew 15:6 NU word
  3. Matthew 15:8 NU omits draw near to Me with their mouth, And