Luke 21:1

1 Just then he looked up and saw the rich people dropping offerings in the collection plate.

Luke 21:1 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 21:1

And he looked up
As Christ sat over against the treasury, looking upon the ground, he lift up his eyes; for the treasury was not in an high place, or above Christ, who was right against it. The Syriac, Arabic, and Persic versions leave out this clause. And saw the rich men casting their gifts into the treasury;
(See Gill on Mark 12:41).

Luke 21:1 In-Context

1 Just then he looked up and saw the rich people dropping offerings in the collection plate.
2 Then he saw a poor widow put in two pennies.
3 He said, "The plain truth is that this widow has given by far the largest offering today.
4 All these others made offerings that they'll never miss; she gave extravagantly what she couldn't afford - she gave her all!"
5 One day people were standing around talking about the Temple, remarking how beautiful it was, the splendor of its stonework and memorial gifts. Jesus said,