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Washing the Hands in Innocence

Question: How do we know that washing the hands is symbolic of innocence?

Answer: The concept comes from the EGLAH ARUFAH ceremony in Deut. 21:6-7. See also Psalms 26:6 and 73:13, which speaks of “washing the hands in innocence”.

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