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What did Jesus mean when he said beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and the leaven of Herod?



      

Mark 8:15

ESV - 15 And he cautioned them, saying, "Watch out; beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and the leaven of Herod.

Clarify Share Report Asked May 13 2013 Stringio Laura Neylon

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Stringio Colin Wong Supporter Founder, eBible.com
Leaven (also known as yeast) is what makes a bread rise when you bake it. Without it, the bread you eat will be in its original form - flat bread like Mexican tortilla. 

Jesus spoke of the leaven of the Pharisees and Herod to mean that they add "yeast" to God's will and corrupt it with their human interpretation.

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Open uri20131018 8795 bz8z0t Jerry Varner
Yeast was frequently used as synonymous with sin.

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