John 2:1-8 NIV

Jesus Changes Water to Wine

1 On the third day a wedding took place at Cana in Galilee.1 Jesus' mother2 was there,

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2 and Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding.
3 When the wine was gone, Jesus' mother said to him, "They have no more wine."
4 "Dear woman,3 why do you involve me?"4 Jesus replied. "My time5 has not yet come."

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5 His mother said to the servants, "Do whatever he tells you."6

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6 Nearby stood six stone water jars, the kind used by the Jews for ceremonial washing,7 each holding from twenty to thirty gallons.a

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    • a 2:6 - Greek "two to three metretes" (probably about 75 to 115 liters)
      7 Jesus said to the servants, "Fill the jars with water"; so they filled them to the brim.
      8 Then he told them, "Now draw some out and take it to the master of the banquet." They did so,