Luke 20:1-6 NLT

1 One day as Jesus was teaching and preaching the Good News in the Temple, the leading priests and teachers of religious law and other leaders came up to him.
2 They demanded, "By whose authority did you drive out the merchants from the Temple? a Who gave you such authority?"

References for Luke 20:2

    • ¹ 20:2 - Or <I>By whose authority do you do these things?</I>
      3 "Let me ask you a question first," he replied.
      4 "Did John's baptism come from heaven, or was it merely human?"
      5 They talked it over among themselves. "If we say it was from heaven, he will ask why we didn't believe him.
      6 But if we say it was merely human, the people will stone us, because they are convinced he was a prophet."