Cleansing the Temple Complex

12 Jesus went into the temple complex[a](A) and drove out all those buying and selling in the temple. He overturned the money changers’ tables and the chairs of those selling doves.(B) 13 And He said to them, “It is written, My house will be called a house of prayer.[b] But you are making it a den of thieves!”(C)[c]

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 21:12 Other mss add of God
  2. Matthew 21:13 Is 56:7
  3. Matthew 21:13 Jr 7:11

Cleansing the Temple Complex

15 They came to Jerusalem,(A) and He went into the temple complex(B) and began to throw out those buying and selling in the temple. He overturned the money changers’(C) tables and the chairs of those selling doves, 16 and would not permit anyone to carry goods through the temple complex.

17 Then He began to teach them: “Is it not written,(D) My house(E) will be called a house of prayer(F) for all nations?[a] But you have made it a den of thieves!”(G)[b]

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Cleansing the Temple Complex

45 He(A) went into the temple complex and began to throw out those who were selling,[a] 46 and He said, “It is written, My house will be a house of prayer,(B) but you have made it a den of thieves!”(C)[b]

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Footnotes

  1. Luke 19:45 Other mss add and buying in it
  2. Luke 19:46 Is 56:7; Jr 7:11

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