But when you fast, anoint your head and wash your face,
"Why do your disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? For they
do not wash their hands when they eat."
So when Pilate saw that he was gaining nothing, but rather that a
riot was beginning, he took water and washed his hands before the
crowd, saying, "I am innocent of this man's blood; see to it
(For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, do not eat unless they wash their
hands, observing the tradition of the elders;
and when they come from the market place, they do not eat unless they
purify themselves; and there are many other traditions which they
observe, the washing of cups and pots and vessels of bronze.)
And he saw two boats by the lake; but the fishermen had gone out of
them and were washing their nets.
The Pharisee was astonished to see that he did not first wash before
saying to him, "Go, wash in the pool of Siloam" (which means Sent). So
he went and washed and came back seeing.
He answered, "The man called Jesus made clay and anointed my eyes and
said to me, `Go to Siloam and wash'; so I went and washed and received
The Pharisees again asked him how he had received his sight. And he
said to them, "He put clay on my eyes, and I washed, and I see."
Then he poured water into a basin, and began to wash the disciples'
feet, and to wipe them with the towel with which he was girded.
He came to Simon Peter; and Peter said to him, "Lord, do you wash my
Peter said to him, "You shall never wash my feet." Jesus answered him,
"If I do not wash you, you have no part in me."
Jesus said to him, "He who has bathed does not need to wash, except for
his feet, but he is clean all over; and you are clean, but not every
one of you."
When he had washed their feet, and taken his garments, and resumed
his place, he said to them, "Do you know what I have done to you?
If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought
to wash one another's feet.
In those days she fell sick and died; and when they had washed her,
they laid her in an upper room.
And he took them the same hour of the night, and washed their wounds,
and he was baptized at once, with all his family.
And now why do you wait? Rise and be baptized, and wash away your sins,
calling on his name.'
And such were some of you. But you were washed, you were sanctified,
you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in the
Spirit of our God.
that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water
with the word,
and she must be well attested for her good deeds, as one who has
brought up children, shown hospitality, washed the feet of the saints,
relieved the afflicted, and devoted herself to doing good in every way.
he saved us, not because of deeds done by us in righteousness, but in
virtue of his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal in
the Holy Spirit,
let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, with our
hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed
with pure water.
It has happened to them according to the true proverb, The dog turns
back to his own vomit, and the sow is washed only to wallow in the mire.
I said to him, "Sir, you know." And he said to me, "These are they who
have come out of the great tribulation; they have washed their robes
and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
Blessed are those who wash their robes, that they may have the right
to the tree of life and that they may enter the city by the gates.