Original Verse:
John Chapter 3 Verse 25Then a question came up between John's disciples and a Jew about washing.

Reference Verses:
Mark Chapter 7 Verse 2-5 [2] And had seen that some of his disciples took their bread with unclean, that is, unwashed, hands. [3] Now the Pharisees, and all the Jews, do not take food without washing their hands with care, keeping the old rule which has been handed down to them: [4] And when they come from the market-place, they take no food till their hands are washed; and a number of other orders there are, which have been handed down to them to keep--washings of cups and pots and brass vessels. [5] And the Pharisees and the scribes put the question to him, Why do your disciples not keep the rules of the fathers, but take their bread with unwashed hands?
Hebrews Chapter 9 Verse 13For if the blood of goats and oxen, and the dust from the burning of a young cow, being put on the unclean, make the flesh clean:
Hebrews Chapter 9 Verse 23For this cause it was necessary to make the copies of the things in heaven clean with these offerings; but the things themselves are made clean with better offerings than these.
Matthew Chapter 3 Verse 11Truly, I give baptism with water to those of you whose hearts are changed; but he who comes after me is greater than I, whose shoes I am not good enough to take up: he will give you baptism with the Holy Spirit and with fire:
Mark Chapter 7 Verse 8For, turning away from the law of God, you keep the rules of men.
Hebrews Chapter 6 Verse 2The teaching of baptisms, and of the putting on of hands, and of the future life of the dead, and of the judging on the last day.
Hebrews Chapter 9 Verse 10Because they are only rules of the flesh, of meats and drinks and washings, which have their place till the time comes when things will be put right.
Hebrews Chapter 9 Verse 14How much more will the blood of Christ, who, being without sin, made an offering of himself to God through the Holy Spirit, make your hearts clean from dead works to be servants of the living God?
1st Peter Chapter 3 Verse 21And baptism, of which this is an image, now gives you salvation, not by washing clean the flesh, but by making you free from the sense of sin before God, through the coming again of Jesus Christ from the dead;
John Chapter 2 Verse 6Now six pots of stone, every one taking two or three firkins of water, were placed there for the purpose of washing, as is the way of the Jews.