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In the Passover today must we wash feet?

Is foot washing a commandment?

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Foot washing is not part of the ritual in any Jewish holy day celebration.

In Biblical times, however, when almost everyone wore only sandals, a host would wash the feet of an honored guest, especially if they had been traveling. This was the duty of the lowest slave in a large household. When Jesus washed the disciples' feet, he was teaching them about humility and loving service. It was an enacted parable not a commandment to literally wash one another's feet.

 

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