Matthew 21:23 DBY

23 And when he came into the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came to him [as he was] teaching, saying, By what authority doest thou these things? and who gave thee this authority?

Study tools for Matthew 21:23

  • a 21:1 - Eis, the point they were going towards.
  • b 21:1 - Pros, that 'in the presence of,' 'at which' they were. (Pros with accusative is 'at,' if the place is reached.)
  • c 21:4 - Zech. 9.9.
  • d 21:5 - Lit. 'son of one under yoke.'
  • e 21:9 - Ps. 118.25-26. Hosanna signifies 'Save now.'
  • f 21:9 - As ch. 1.22.
  • g 21:12 - Hieron, the general buildings, not the shrine; so vers. 14,15.
  • h 21:13 - Isa. 56.7.
  • i 21:13 - Jer. 7.11.
  • j 21:16 - Ps. 8.2.
  • k 21:17 - As ch. 16.4.
  • l 21:19 - Eis, the point they were going towards.
  • m 21:33 - Lit. 'a man, a householder.'
  • n 21:41 - Hostis: as ch. 19.12.
  • o 21:41 - There is no good English word for this: it means that a part of the fruit or wine is paid in kind according to agreement, instead of a fixed rent. So with all kinds of produce. But we can hardly say 'pay fruits,' nor 'give,' nor indeed, 'render,' but there is nothing better than this last.
  • p 21:42 - Ps. 118.22-23.
  • q 21:42 - Lit. 'Head of corner.'
  • r 21:42 - 'This' refers grammatically to 'corner-stone.'
  • s 21:45 - Lit. 'speaks.'