Mark 12:39-44 ESV

39 and have the best seats in the synagogues and 1the places of honor at feasts,

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40 2who devour widows' houses and 3for a pretense make long prayers. They will receive the greater condemnation."

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The Widow's Offering

41 4And he sat down opposite 5the treasury and watched the people 6putting money into the offering box. Many rich people put in large sums.

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      42 And a poor widow came and put in two 7small copper coins, which make a penny.a

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        • Ÿ 12:42 - Greek two lepta, which make a kodrantes; a kodrantes (Latin quadrans) was a Roman copper coin worth about 1/64 of a denarius (which was a day's wage for a laborer)
          43 And he called his disciples to him and said to them, "Truly, I say to you, 8this poor widow has put in more than all those who are contributing to the offering box.

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          44 For they all contributed out of their abundance, but she out of her 9poverty has put in everything she had, all 10she had to live on."

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