23 “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you tithe mint and dill and cumin, and have neglected the weightier matters of the law: justice and mercy and faithfulness. These you ought to have done, without neglecting the others. 24 You blind guides, straining out a gnat and swallowing a camel! Matthew 23:23-24 As I read these verses, I discerned what the Lord was trying to say. I was curious though about the spices, so I did a Google search on commentary about it.