Matthew 21:12-17 LEB

The Cleansing of the Temple

12 And Jesus entered the temple [courts]a and drove out all those who were selling and buying in the temple, and overturned the tables of the money changers and the chairs of those who were selling doves.

References for Matthew 21:12

    • ɣ 21:12 - *Here "[courts]" is supplied to distinguish this area from the interior of the temple building itself
      13 And he said to them, "It is written, 'My house will be called a house of prayer,'b but you have made it a cave of robbers!"

      References for Matthew 21:13

        • ɤ 21:13 - A quotation from Isa 56:7
          14 And the blind and the lame came up to him in the temple [courts]c and he healed them.

          References for Matthew 21:14

            • ɥ 21:14 - *Here "[courts]" is supplied to distinguish this area from the interior of the temple building itself
              15 But [when]d the chief priests and the scribes saw the wonderful [things] that he did, and the children shouting in the temple [courts]e and saying, "Hosanna to the Son of David!" they were indignant.

              References for Matthew 21:15

                • ɦ 21:15 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("saw") which is understood as temporal
                • ɧ 21:15 - *Here "[courts]" is supplied to distinguish this area from the interior of the temple building itself
                  16 And they said to him, "Do you hear what these [children]f are saying?" So Jesus said to them, "Yes, have you never read, 'Out of the mouths of children and nursing babies you have prepared for yourself praise'?"g

                  References for Matthew 21:16

                    • ɨ 21:16 - *The word "[children]" is not in the Greek text but is implied
                    • ɩ 21:16 - A quotation from Ps 8:2
                      17 And leaving them, he went outside of the city to Bethany and spent the night there.