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Mark 11:12-19 NLT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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12 The next morning as they were leaving Bethany, Jesus felt hungry. 12 The next day as they were leaving Bethany, Jesus was hungry.
13 He noticed a fig tree a little way off that was in full leaf, so he went over to see if he could find any figs on it. But there were only leaves because it was too early in the season for fruit. 13 Seeing in the distance a fig tree in leaf, he went to find out if it had any fruit. When he reached it, he found nothing but leaves, because it was not the season for figs.
14 Then Jesus said to the tree, "May no one ever eat your fruit again!" And the disciples heard him say it. 14 Then he said to the tree, "May no one ever eat fruit from you again." And his disciples heard him say it.
15 When they arrived back in Jerusalem, Jesus entered the Temple and began to drive out the merchants and their customers. He knocked over the tables of the money changers and the stalls of those selling doves, 15 On reaching Jerusalem, Jesus entered the temple area and began driving out those who were buying and selling there. He overturned the tables of the money changers and the benches of those selling doves,
16 and he stopped everyone from bringing in merchandise. 16 and would not allow anyone to carry merchandise through the temple courts.
17 He taught them, "The Scriptures declare, 'My Temple will be called a place of prayer for all nations,' but you have turned it into a den of thieves." 17 And as he taught them, he said, "Is it not written: " 'My house will be called a house of prayer for all nations' ? But you have made it 'a den of robbers.' "
18 When the leading priests and teachers of religious law heard what Jesus had done, they began planning how to kill him. But they were afraid of him because the people were so enthusiastic about Jesus' teaching. 18 The chief priests and the teachers of the law heard this and began looking for a way to kill him, for they feared him, because the whole crowd was amazed at his teaching.
19 That evening Jesus and the disciples left the city. 19 When evening came, they went out of the city.