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Bible Commentaries

Scofield's Reference Notes

Mark 7

Verse 5


i.e. the so-called "oral law" alleged to have been handed down from Moses; really a traditional interpretation of the written law.

See margin ref., (See Scofield " :-")

Verse 7

for doctrines

as authoritative the precepts of men. Cf. v. Mark 7:5 See "Pharisees" Matthew 3:7 (See Scofield "Matthew 3:7- :") Cf. ; Colossians 2:8; Colossians 2:16; Colossians 2:18; Colossians 2:20; Colossians 2:23

Verse 11

a gift

Or, I have dedicated to God that which would relieve your need; Mark 7:12.

No longer do you permit him to use it for his father or mother. Cf. Matthew 15:5; Matthew 15:6

Verse 19

Because it entereth

Because it does not enter into the heart of him, but into the bowels is passed -- purifying all the food.

Verse 26


(See Scofield " :-")

Verse 28

And she

She, however, answered, saying, True, Lord! and yet the little dogs under the table eat from the children's crumbs. Romans 11:24; Ephesians 2:11-22.

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Bibliographical Information
Scofield, C. I. "Scofield Reference Notes on Mark 7". "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". 1917.