Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Mark 8:15 in English Standard Version "And he cautioned them, saying, “Watch out; beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and the leaven of Herod.”" Mr 3:6 The Pharisees went out and immediately held counsel with the Herodians against him, how to destroy him. Mr 12:13 And they sent to him some of the Pharisees and some of the Herodians, to trap him in his talk. Lu 12:1 In the meantime, when so many thousands of the people had gathered together that they were trampling one another, he began to say to his disciples first, “Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy. 1Co 5:6 Your boasting is not good. Do you not know that a little leaven leavens the whole lump? Ga 5:9 A little leaven leavens the whole lump.