Mark 12:41-44 ESV

The Widow's Offering

41 1And he sat down opposite 2the treasury and watched the people 3putting 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 4small 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, 5this 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 6poverty has put in everything she had, all 7she had to live on."

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