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1 On the third day there was a wedding in Cana of 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 and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding. 2 and Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding.
3 When the wine gave out, 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, "Woman, what concern is that to you and to 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 standing there were six stone water jars 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 chief steward." 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 tasted the water that had become wine, and did not know where it came from (though the servants who had drawn the water knew), the steward 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, "Everyone serves the good wine first, and then the inferior wine after the guests have become drunk. 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 Jesus did this, the first of his signs, in Cana of Galilee, and 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 he went down to Capernaum with his mother, his brothers, and his disciples; and they remained there 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 near, 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 people selling cattle, sheep, and doves, and the money changers seated at their tables. 14 In the temple courts he found men selling cattle, sheep and doves, and others sitting at tables exchanging money.
15 Making a whip of cords, he drove all of them out of the temple, both the sheep and the cattle. He also 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 He told those who were selling the doves, "Take these things out of here! Stop making my Father's house a marketplace!" 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 your 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 can you 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, "This temple has been under construction for forty-six years, 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 was speaking of the temple of his body. 21 But the temple he had spoken of was his body.
22 After he was raised from the dead, his disciples remembered that he had said this; 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 When he was in Jerusalem during the Passover festival, many believed in his name because they saw the signs that he was doing. 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 on his part would not entrust himself to them, because he knew all people 24 But Jesus would not entrust himself to them, for he knew all men.
25 and needed no one to testify about anyone; for he himself knew what was in everyone. 25 He did not need man's testimony about man, for he knew what was in a man.