John 2:21

21 But the temple he had spoken of was his body.

John 2:21 in Other Translations

KJV
21 But he spake of the temple of his body.
ESV
21 But he was speaking about the temple of his body.
NLT
21 But when Jesus said “this temple,” he meant his own body.
MSG
21 But Jesus was talking about his body as the Temple.
CSB
21 But He was speaking about the sanctuary of His body.

John 2:21 In-Context

19 Jesus answered them, “Destroy this temple, and I will raise it again in three days.”
20 They 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 he had spoken of was his body.
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 Now while he was in Jerusalem at the Passover Festival, many people saw the signs he was performing and believed in his name.

Cross References 1

  • 1. 1 Corinthians 6:19
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