Matthew 15 vv. 8, 9: They honour me with their lips

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This people gives me honour with their lips,
their heart, however, holds me at arm’s length.
The worship which they offer me is vain,
because they teach, as law, mere human precepts.

Jesus, Matthew 15 vv 8, 9.  Tom Wright, The New Testament for Everyone

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