Bible: Mark 7:6-13

7:6 He said to them, “Isaiah prophesied correctly about you hypocrites, as it is written:

This people honors me with their lips,

but their heart 1  is far from me.

7:7 They worship me in vain,

teaching as doctrine the commandments of men.’ 2 

7:8 Having no regard 3  for the command of God, you hold fast to human tradition.” 4  7:9 He also said to them, “You neatly reject the commandment of God in order to set up 5  your tradition. 7:10 For Moses said, ‘Honor your father and your mother,’ 6  and, ‘Whoever insults his father or mother must be put to death.’ 7  7:11 But you say that if anyone tells his father or mother, ‘Whatever help you would have received from me is corban 8  (that is, a gift for God), 7:12 then you no longer permit him to do anything for his father or mother. 7:13 Thus you nullify 9  the word of God by your tradition that you have handed down. And you do many things like this.”

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