John 2
NASB 1977
Miracle at Cana

     1And on the third day there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there; 2and Jesus also was invited, and His disciples, to the wedding. 3And when the wine gave out, the mother of Jesus said to Him, “They have no wine.” 4And Jesus said to her, “Woman, what do I have to do with you? My hour has not yet come.” 5His mother said to the servants, “Whatever He says to you, do it.” 6Now there were six stone waterpots set there for the Jewish custom of purification, containing twenty or thirty gallons each. 7Jesus said to them, “Fill the waterpots with water.” And they filled them up to the brim. 8And He said to them, “Draw some out now, and take it to the headwaiter.” And they took it to him. 9And when the headwaiter tasted the water which had become wine, and did not know where it came from (but the servants who had drawn the water knew), the headwaiter called the bridegroom, 10and said to him, “Every man serves the good wine first, and when men have drunk freely, then that which is poorer; you have kept the good wine until now.” 11This beginning of His signs Jesus did in Cana of Galilee, and manifested His glory, and His disciples believed in Him.

     12After this He went down to Capernaum, He and His mother, and His brothers, and His disciples; and there they stayed a few days.

First Passover—Cleansing the Temple

     13And the Passover of the Jews was at hand, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 14And He found in the temple those who were selling oxen and sheep and doves, and the moneychangers seated. 15And He made a scourge of cords, and drove them all out of the temple, with the sheep and the oxen; and He poured out the coins of the moneychangers, and overturned their tables; 16and to those who were selling the doves He said, “Take these things away; stop making My Father’s house a house of merchandise.” 17His disciples remembered that it was written, “ZEAL FOR THY HOUSE WILL CONSUME ME.” 18The Jews therefore answered and said to Him, “What sign do You show to us, seeing that You do these things?” 19Jesus answered and said to them, “Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up.” 20The Jews therefore said, “It took forty-six years to build this temple, and will You raise it up in three days?” 21But He was speaking of the temple of His body. 22When therefore He was raised from the dead, His disciples remembered that He said this; and they believed the Scripture, and the word which Jesus had spoken.

     23Now when He was in Jerusalem at the Passover, during the feast, many believed in His name, beholding His signs which He was doing. 24But Jesus, on His part, was not entrusting Himself to them, for He knew all men, 25and because He did not need anyone to bear witness concerning man for He Himself knew what was in man.

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