Mark 12:38-44 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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38 As he taught, he said, "Beware of the scribes, who like to walk around in long robes, and to be greeted with respect in the marketplaces, 38 As he taught, Jesus said, "Watch out for the teachers of the law. They like to walk around in flowing robes and be greeted in the marketplaces,
39 and to have the best seats in the synagogues and places of honor at banquets! 39 and have the most important seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at banquets.
40 They devour widows' houses and for the sake of appearance say long prayers. They will receive the greater condemnation." 40 They devour widows' houses and for a show make lengthy prayers. Such men will be punished most severely."
41 He sat down opposite the treasury, and watched the crowd putting money into the treasury. Many rich people put in large sums. 41 Jesus sat down opposite the place where the offerings were put and watched the crowd putting their money into the temple treasury. Many rich people threw in large amounts.
42 A poor widow came and put in two small copper coins, which are worth a penny. 42 But a poor widow came and put in two very small copper coins, worth only a fraction of a penny.
43 Then he called his disciples and said to them, "Truly I tell you, this poor widow has put in more than all those who are contributing to the treasury. 43 Calling his disciples to him, Jesus said, "I tell you the truth, this poor widow has put more into the treasury than all the others.
44 For all of them have contributed out of their abundance; but she out of her poverty has put in everything she had, all she had to live on." 44 They all gave out of their wealth; but she, out of her poverty, put in everything--all she had to live on."