John 2:13-22 NIV

Jesus Clears the Temple Courts

13 When it was almost time for the Jewish Passover, Jesus went up to Jerusalem.

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14 In the temple courts he found people selling cattle, sheep and doves, and others sitting at tables exchanging money.

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15 So he made a whip out of cords, and drove all from the temple courts, both sheep and cattle; he scattered the coins of the money changers and overturned their tables.
16 To those who sold doves he said, “Get these out of here! Stop turning my Father’s house into a market!”

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17 His disciples remembered that it is written: “Zeal for your house will consume me.”a

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18 The Jews then responded to him, “What sign can you show us to prove your authority to do all this?”

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      19 Jesus answered them, “Destroy this temple, and I will raise it again in three days.”

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      20 They replied, “It has taken forty-six years to build this temple, and you are going to raise it in three days?”
      21 But the temple he had spoken of was his body.

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      22 After he was raised from the dead, his disciples recalled what he had said. Then they believed the scripture and the words that Jesus had spoken.

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