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Matthew 21:13-23 (Third Millennium Bible)

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13 and said unto them, "It is written, `My house shall be called the house of prayer,' but ye have made it a den of thieves." 14 And the blind and the lame came to Him in the temple, and He healed them. 15 And when the chief priests and scribes saw the wonderful things that He did, and the children crying out in the temple and saying, "Hosanna to the Son of David," they were sore displeased, 16 and said unto Him, "Hearest thou what these say?" And Jesus said unto them, "Yea, have ye never read, `Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings Thou hast perfected praise'?" 17 And He left them and went out of the city into Bethany, and He lodged there. 18 Now in the morning as He returned into the city, He hungered. 19 And when He saw a fig tree by the wayside, He came to it and found nothing thereon, but leaves only. And He said unto it, "Let no fruit grow on thee henceforward for ever." And immediately the fig tree withered away. 20 And when the disciples saw it, they marveled, saying, "How soon has the fig tree withered away!" 21 Jesus answered and said unto them, "Verily I say unto you, if ye have faith and doubt not, ye shall not only do this which is done to the fig tree, but also if ye shall say unto this mountain, `Be thou removed and be thou cast into the sea,' it shall be done. 22 And all things whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive." 23 And when He had come into the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came unto Him as He was teaching and said, "By what authority doest thou these things? And who gave thee this authority?"
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