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Mark 7:5

    Mark 7:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    American King James Version (AKJV)

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

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the Pharisees and the scribes ask him, Why walk not thy disciples according to the tradition of the elders, but eat their bread with defiled hands?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the Pharisees and the scribes put the question to him, Why do your disciples not keep the rules of the fathers, but take their bread with unwashed hands?

    Webster's Revision

    And the Pharisees and the scribes ask him, Why walk not thy disciples according to the tradition of the elders, but eat their bread with defiled hands?

    World English Bible

    The Pharisees and the scribes asked him, "Why don't your disciples walk according to the tradition of the elders, but eat their bread with unwashed hands?"

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the Pharisees and the scribes ask him, Why walk not thy disciples according to the tradition of the elders, but eat their bread with defiled hands?

    Clarke's Commentary on Mark 7:5

    Why walk not thy disciples - See on Matthew 15:2-9 (note).

    Wesley's Notes on Mark 7:5

    7:5 The tradition of the elders - The rule delivered down from your forefathers.
    Book: Mark