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John 2 CEB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 On the third day there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee. Jesus' mother was there, and 1 On the third day a wedding took place at Cana in Galilee. Jesus' mother was there,
2 Jesus and his disciples were also invited to the celebration. 2 and Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding.
3 When the wine ran out, Jesus' mother said to him, "They don't have any wine." 3 When the wine was gone, Jesus' mother said to him, "They have no more wine."
4 Jesus replied, "Woman, what does that have to do with me? My time hasn't come yet." 4 "Dear woman, why do you involve me?" Jesus replied. "My time has not yet come."
5 His mother told the servants, "Do whatever he tells you." 5 His mother said to the servants, "Do whatever he tells you."
6 Nearby were six stone water jars used for the Jewish cleansing ritual, each able to hold about 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 the servants, "Fill the jars with water," and they filled them to the brim. 7 Jesus said to the servants, "Fill the jars with water"; so they filled them to the brim.
8 Then he told them, "Now draw some from them and take it to the headwaiter," and they did. 8 Then he told them, "Now draw some out and take it to the master of the banquet." They did so,
9 The headwaiter tasted the water that had become wine. He didn't know where it came from, though the servants who had drawn the water knew. The headwaiter called the groom 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, "Everyone serves the good wine first. They bring out the second-rate wine only when the guests are drinking freely. You 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 was the first miraculous sign that Jesus did in Cana of Galilee. He revealed 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, Jesus and his mother, his brothers, and his disciples went down to Capernaum and stayed there 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 It was nearly time for the Jewish Passover, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 13 When it was almost time for the Jewish Passover, Jesus went up to Jerusalem.
14 He found in the temple those who were selling cattle, sheep, and doves, as well as those involved in exchanging currency sitting there. 14 In the temple courts he found men selling cattle, sheep and doves, and others sitting at tables exchanging money.
15 He made a whip from ropes and chased them all out of the temple, including the cattle and the sheep. He scattered the coins and overturned the tables of those who exchanged currency. 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 He said to the dove sellers, "Get these things out of here! Don't make my Father's house a place of business." 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 is written, Passion for your house consumes me. 17 His disciples remembered that it is written: "Zeal for your house will consume me."
18 Then the Jewish leaders asked him, "By what authority are you doing these things? What miraculous sign will you show us?" 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, "Destroy this temple and in three days I'll raise it up." 19 Jesus answered them, "Destroy this temple, and I will raise it again in three days."
20 The Jewish leaders replied, "It took forty-six years to build this temple, and you will 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 the temple Jesus was talking about was his body. 21 But the temple he had spoken of was his body.
22 After he was raised from the dead, his disciples remembered what he had said, and they believed the scripture and the word that 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 While Jesus was in Jerusalem for the Passover Festival, many believed in his name because they saw the miraculous signs that 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 didn't trust himself to them because he knew all people. 24 But Jesus would not entrust himself to them, for he knew all men.
25 He didn't need anyone to tell him about human nature, for he knew what human nature was. 25 He did not need man's testimony about man, for he knew what was in a man.