John 2:17-25 NIV

17 His disciples remembered that it is written: "Zeal for your house will consume me."a1

References for John 2:17

18 Then the Jews2 demanded of him, "What miraculous sign3 can you show us to prove your authority to do all this?"4

References for John 2:18

      19 Jesus answered them, "Destroy this temple, and I will raise it again in three days."5

      References for John 2:19

      20 The Jews 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.6

      References for John 2:21

      22 After he was raised from the dead, his disciples recalled what he had said.7 Then they believed the Scripture8 and the words that Jesus had spoken.

      References for John 2:22

      23 Now while he was in Jerusalem at the Passover Feast,9 many people saw the miraculous signs10 he was doing and believed11 in his name.b

      References for John 2:23

        • c 2:23 - Or "and believed in him"
          24 But Jesus would not entrust himself to them, for he knew all men.
          25 He did not need man's testimony about man,12 for he knew what was in a man.13

          References for John 2:25