the tradition
Mark 7:7-10
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in vain do they worship me, teaching as doctrines the precepts of men.'
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You leave the commandment of God, and hold fast the tradition of men."
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And he said to them, "You have a fine way of rejecting the commandment of God, in order to keep your tradition!
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For Moses said, `Honor your father and your mother'; and, `He who speaks evil of father or mother, let him surely die';
Mark 7:13-10
Matthew 15:2-6
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"Why do your disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat."
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He answered them, "And why do you transgress the commandment of God for the sake of your tradition?
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For God commanded, `Honor your father and your mother,' and, `He who speaks evil of father or mother, let him surely die.'
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But you say, `If any one tells his father or his mother, What you would have gained from me is given to God, he need not honor his father.'
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So, for the sake of your tradition, you have made void the word of God.
Galatians 1:14
and I advanced in Judaism beyond many of my own age among my people, so extremely zealous was I for the traditions of my fathers.
Colossians 2:8
See to it that no one makes a prey of you by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the universe, and not according to Christ.
Colossians 2:21-23
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"Do not handle, Do not taste, Do not touch"
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(referring to things which all perish as they are used), according to human precepts and doctrines?
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These have indeed an appearance of wisdom in promoting rigor of devotion and self-abasement and severity to the body, but they are of no value in checking the indulgence of the flesh.
1 Peter 1:18
You know that you were ransomed from the futile ways inherited from your fathers, not with perishable things such as silver or gold,