Mark 12:39-44 CEBA

39 They long for places of honor in the synagogues and at banquets.
40 They are the ones who cheat widows out of their homes, and to show off they say long prayers. They will be judged most harshly."

A poor widow’s contribution

41 Jesus sat across from the collection box for the temple treasury and observed how the crowd gave their money. Many rich people were throwing in lots of money.

References for Mark 12:41

      42 One poor widow came forward and put in two small copper coins worth a penny.a

      References for Mark 12:42

        • ƒ 12:42 - Or two <i>lepta </i>(the smallest Greek copper coin, each worth 1/128 of a single day’s pay), that is, a <i>kodrantes </i>(the smallest Roman coin, equal in value to two <i>lepta</i>)
          43 Jesus called his disciples to him and said, "I assure you that this poor widow has put in more than everyone who's been putting money in the treasury.
          44 All of them are giving out of their spare change. But she from her hopeless poverty has given everything she had, even what she needed to live on."