Mark 7:2

“And when they saw some of his disciples eat bread with defiled, that is to say, with unwashen, hands, they found fault.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Mark 7:2

And when they saw some of his disciples eate bread with defiled (that is to say, with vnwashen) hands, they found fault.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and had seen that some of His disciples were eating their bread with impure hands, that is, unwashed.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and had seen that some of his disciples ate their bread with defiled, that is, unwashen, hands.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And had seen that some of his disciples took their bread with unclean, that is, unwashed, hands.
- Basic English Bible

and seeing some of his disciples eat bread with defiled, that is, unwashed, hands,
- Darby Bible

And when they saw some of his disciples eating bread with defiled (that is to say with unwashed) hands, they found fault.
- Webster's Bible

They had noticed that some of His disciples were eating their food with `unclean' (that is to say, unwashed) hands.
- Weymouth Bible

Now when they saw some of his disciples eating bread with defiled, that is, unwashed, hands, they found fault.
- World English Bible

And whanne thei hadden seen summe of hise disciplis ete breed with vnwaisschen hoondis, thei blameden.
- Wycliffe Bible

and having seen certain of his disciples with defiled hands -- that is, unwashed -- eating bread, they found fault;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Mark 7:2

Wesley's Notes for Mark 7:2


7:1 Coming from Jerusalem - Probably on purpose to find occasion against him. #Mt 15:1|.

7:4 Washing of cups and pots and brazen vessels and couches - The Greek word (baptisms) means indifferently either washing or sprinkling. The cups, pots, and vessels were washed; the couches sprinkled.


People's Bible Notes for Mark 7:2


Mr 7:2 Eat bread with defiled . . . hands. Not dirty, but "unwashed". The "tradition of the elders" (Mt 15:2 Mr 7:3,5) required them to always wash before eating lest they might have touched something ceremonially unclean.

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