I done did dirt and went to church and get my hands scrubbed
Swear I've been baptized least 3 or 4 times

from Kanye West (Ft. Jay Z & J. Ivy) – Never Let Me Down Lyrics on Rap Genius


Kanye explores similar religious sentiments in his classic song “Jesus Walks”, which directly precedes this song on the album

Kanye is also making a reference to Matthew 27:24 when Pilate washed his hands. He is pretty much saying that he does that all the time

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