The Scofield Bible Commentary, by Cyrus Ingerson Scofield, , at sacred-texts.com
That is, The so-called "oral law" alleged to have been handed down from Moses; really a traditional interpretation of the written law.
See margin reference, (See Scofield) - (Mar 7:7).
as authoritative the precepts of men.
Compare (Mar 7:5).
See "Pharisees" (Mat 3:7).
(See Scofield) - (Mat 3:7).
Compare (Col 2:8); (Col 2:16); (Col 2:18); (Col 2:20); (Col 2:23).
Or, I have dedicated to God that which would relieve your need; (Mar 7:12). No longer do you permit him to use it for his father or mother.
Compare (Mat 15:5); (Mat 15:6).
Because it entereth
Because it does not enter into the heart of him, but into the bowels is passed -- purifying all the food.
(See Scofield) - (Mat 15:21).
She, however, answered, saying, "True, Lord! And yet the little dogs under the table eat from the children's crumbs." (Rom 11:24); (Eph 2:11-22).