Mark 7:3

For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, except they wash their hands often, eat not, holding the tradition of the elders.
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Cornelius a Lapide

AD 1637
Often washing: Syr. betilarth, i.e, diligently or carefully; Gr. πυγμη̃, zealously; Heb. caph el cabh, i.e, hand to hand, namely, by constant rubbing, as they do who wish to cleanse defiled hands.

George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Often washing Some would have the Greek to signify unless they wash up to the elbows, but I think without sufficient grounds. (Witham)

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. - 2 Peter 1:20

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