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1 On the third day there was a marriage at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there; 1 On the third day a wedding took place at Cana in Galilee. Jesus' mother was there,
2 Jesus also was invited to the marriage, with his disciples. 2 and Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding.
3 When the wine failed, the mother of Jesus said to him, "They have no wine." 3 When the wine was gone, Jesus' mother said to him, "They have no more wine."
4 And Jesus said to her, "O woman, what have you to do with me? My hour has not yet come." 4 "Dear woman, why do you involve me?" Jesus replied. "My time has not yet come."
5 His mother said to the servants, "Do whatever he tells you." 5 His mother said to the servants, "Do whatever he tells you."
6 Now six stone jars were standing there, for the Jewish rites of purification, each holding twenty or thirty gallons. 6 Nearby stood six stone water jars, the kind used by the Jews for ceremonial washing, each holding from twenty to thirty gallons.
7 Jesus said to them, "Fill the jars with water." And they filled them up to the brim. 7 Jesus said to the servants, "Fill the jars with water"; so they filled them to the brim.
8 He said to them, "Now draw some out, and take it to the steward of the feast." So they took it. 8 Then he told them, "Now draw some out and take it to the master of the banquet." They did so,
9 When the steward of the feast tasted the water now become wine, and did not know where it came from (though the servants who had drawn the water knew), the steward of the feast called the bridegroom 9 and the master of the banquet tasted the water that had been turned into wine. He did not realize where it had come from, though the servants who had drawn the water knew. Then he called the bridegroom aside
10 and said to him, "Every man serves the good wine first; and when men have drunk freely, then the poor wine; but you have kept the good wine until now." 10 and said, "Everyone brings out the choice wine first and then the cheaper wine after the guests have had too much to drink; but you have saved the best till now."
11 This, the first of his signs, Jesus did at Cana in Galilee, and manifested his glory; and his disciples believed in him. 11 This, the first of his miraculous signs, Jesus performed at Cana in Galilee. He thus revealed his glory, and his disciples put their faith in him.
12 After this he went down to Caper'na-um, with his mother and his brothers and his disciples; and there they stayed for a few days. 12 After this he went down to Capernaum with his mother and brothers and his disciples. There they stayed for a few days.
13 The Passover of the Jews was at hand, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 13 When it was almost time for the Jewish Passover, Jesus went up to Jerusalem.
14 In the temple he found those who were selling oxen and sheep and pigeons, and the money-changers at their business. 14 In the temple courts he found men selling cattle, sheep and doves, and others sitting at tables exchanging money.
15 And making a whip of cords, he drove them all, with the sheep and oxen, out of the temple; and he poured out the coins of the money-changers and overturned their tables. 15 So he made a whip out of cords, and drove all from the temple area, both sheep and cattle; he scattered the coins of the money changers and overturned their tables.
16 And he told those who sold the pigeons, "Take these things away; you shall not make my Father's house a house of trade." 16 To those who sold doves he said, "Get these out of here! How dare you turn my Father's house into a market!"
17 His disciples remembered that it was written, "Zeal for thy house will consume me." 17 His disciples remembered that it is written: "Zeal for your house will consume me."
18 The Jews then said to him, "What sign have you to show us for doing this?" 18 Then the Jews demanded of him, "What miraculous sign can you show us to prove your authority to do all this?"
19 Jesus answered them, "Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up." 19 Jesus answered them, "Destroy this temple, and I will raise it again in three days."
20 The Jews then said, "It has taken forty-six years to build this temple, and will you raise it up in three days?" 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 he spoke of the temple of his body. 21 But the temple he had spoken of was his body.
22 When therefore he was raised from the dead, his disciples remembered that he had said this; and they believed the scripture and the word which Jesus had spoken. 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.
23 Now when he was in Jerusalem at the Passover feast, many believed in his name when they saw the signs which he did; 23 Now while he was in Jerusalem at the Passover Feast, many people saw the miraculous signs he was doing and believed in his name.
24 but Jesus did not trust himself to them, 24 But Jesus would not entrust himself to them, for he knew all men.
25 because he knew all men and needed no one to bear witness of man; for he himself knew what was in man. 25 He did not need man's testimony about man, for he knew what was in a man.