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country, they laid the sick in the streets, and besought him that they
might touch if it were but the border of his garment: and as many as
touched him were made whole.
MAR 7:1 Then came together unto him the Pharisees, and certain of the
scribes, which came from Jerusalem.
MAR 7:2 And when they saw some of his disciples eat bread with defiled,
that is to say, with unwashen, hands, they found fault.
MAR 7:3 For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, except they wash their
hands oft, eat not, holding the tradition of the elders.
MAR 7:4 And when they come from the market, except they wash, they eat
not. And many other things there be, which they have received to hold,
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