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Mark 7:9 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And he said unto them, Full well do ye reject the commandment of God, that ye may keep your tradition.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And he said unto them, Full well ye reject the commandment of God, that ye may keep your own tradition.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— He was also saying to them, “You are experts at setting aside the commandment of God in order to keep your tradition.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And he said to them, Full well ye reject the commandment of God, that ye may keep your own tradition,
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he said to them, Well do ye set aside the commandment of God, that ye may observe what is delivered by yourselves [to keep].
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And he was saying to them—Well, do ye set aside the commandment of God, that, your own tradition, ye may observe;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And he said to them, 'Well do ye put away the command of God that your tradition ye may keep;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he said to them: Well do you make void the commandment of God, that you may keep your own tradition.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And he said vnto them, Full well ye reiect the Commandement of God, that ye may keepe your owne tradition.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— He said to them (moreover), You decently suppress the commandment of God, that you may establish your tradition.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— He said [also] to them: Full well do ye spurn the precept of God, that ye may establish your tradition!

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
he said 3004
{3004} Prime
λέγω
lego
{leg'-o}
A primary verb; properly to 'lay' forth, that is, (figuratively) relate (in words [usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas G2036 and G5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while G4483 is properly to break silence merely, and G2980 means an extended or random harangue]); by implication to mean.
z5707
<5707> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 855
unto them, 846
{0846} Prime
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
Full well 2573
{2573} Prime
καλῶς
kalos
{kal-oce'}
Adverb from G2570; well (usually morally).
ye reject 114
{0114} Prime
ἀθετέω
atheteo
{ath-et-eh'-o}
From a compound of G0001 (as a negative particle) and a derivative of G5087; to set aside, that is, (by implication) to disesteem, neutralize or violate.
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
commandment 1785
{1785} Prime
ἐντολή
entole
{en-tol-ay'}
From G1781; injunction, that is, an authoritative prescription.
of God, 2316
{2316} Prime
θεός
theos
{theh'-os}
Of uncertain affinity; a deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively a magistrate; by Hebraism very.
that 2443
{2443} Prime
ἵνα
hina
{hin'-ah}
Probably from the same as the former part of G1438 (through the demonstrative idea; compare G3588); in order that (denoting the purpose or the result).
ye may keep 5083
{5083} Prime
τηρέω
tereo
{tay-reh'-o}
From τηρός [[teros]] (a watch; perhaps akin to G2334); to guard (from loss or injury, properly by keeping the eye upon; and thus differing from G5442, which is properly to prevent escaping; and from G2892, which implies a fortress or full military lines of apparatus), that is, to note (a prophecy; figuratively to fulfil a command); by implication to detain (in custody; figuratively to maintain); by extension to withhold (for personal ends; figuratively to keep unmarried).
z5661
<5661> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Subjunctive (See G5792)
Count - 512
your own 5216
{5216} Prime
ὑμῶν
humon
{hoo-mone'}
Genitive case of G5210; of (from or concerning) you.
tradition. 3862
{3862} Prime
παράδοσις
paradosis
{par-ad'-os-is}
From G3860; transmission, that is, (concretely) a precept; specifically the Jewish traditionary law.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Mark 7:1-23.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Mark 7:1-23.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Mark 7:9

(5) And he said unto them, Full well ye reject the commandment of God, that ye may keep your own tradition.

(5) True religion, which is completely contrary to superstition, consists in spiritual worship: and all enemies of true religion, although they seem to have taken deep root, will be plucked up.

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2 Kings 16:10-16 And king Ahaz went to Damascus to meet Tiglathpileser king of Assyria, and saw an altar that [was] at Damascus: and king Ahaz sent to Urijah the priest the fashion of the altar, and the pattern of it, according to all the workmanship thereof. ... Thus did Urijah the priest, according to all that king Ahaz commanded.
Isaiah 24:5 The earth also is defiled under the inhabitants thereof; because they have transgressed the laws, changed the ordinance, broken the everlasting covenant.
Isaiah 29:13 Wherefore the Lord said, Forasmuch as this people draw near [me] with their mouth, and with their lips do honour me, but have removed their heart far from me, and their fear toward me is taught by the precept of men:
Jeremiah 44:16-17 [As for] the word that thou hast spoken unto us in the name of the LORD, we will not hearken unto thee. ... But we will certainly do whatsoever thing goeth forth out of our own mouth, to burn incense unto the queen of heaven, and to pour out drink offerings unto her, as we have done, we, and our fathers, our kings, and our princes, in the cities of Judah, and in the streets of Jerusalem: for [then] had we plenty of victuals, and were well, and saw no evil.
Daniel 7:25 And he shall speak [great] words against the most High, and shall wear out the saints of the most High, and think to change times and laws: and they shall be given into his hand until a time and times and the dividing of time.
Daniel 11:36 And the king shall do according to his will; and he shall exalt himself, and magnify himself above every god, and shall speak marvellous things against the God of gods, and shall prosper till the indignation be accomplished: for that that is determined shall be done.
Matthew 15:3-6 But he answered and said unto them, Why do ye also transgress the commandment of God by your tradition? ... And honour not his father or his mother, [he shall be free]. Thus have ye made the commandment of God of none effect by your tradition.
2 Thessalonians 2:4 Who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God.

reject:
or, frustrate,
Mark 7:13 Making the word of God of none effect through your tradition, which ye have delivered: and many such like things do ye.
Psalms 119:126 [It is] time for [thee], LORD, to work: [for] they have made void thy law.
Romans 3:31 Do we then make void the law through faith? God forbid: yea, we establish the law.
Galatians 2:21 I do not frustrate the grace of God: for if righteousness [come] by the law, then Christ is dead in vain.
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2K 16:10. Ps 119:126. Is 24:5; 29:13. Jr 44:16. Dn 7:25; 11:36. Mt 15:3. Mk 7:13. Ro 3:31. Ga 2:21. 2Th 2:4.

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