New American Standard Bible
and said, "This man stated, 'I am able to destroy the temple of God and to rebuild it in three days.'"
King James Bible
And said, This fellow said, I am able to destroy the temple of God, and to build it in three days.
Darby Bible Translation
and said, He said, I am able to destroy the temple of God, and in three days build it.
World English Bible
and said, "This man said, 'I am able to destroy the temple of God, and to build it in three days.'"
Young's Literal Translation
said, 'This one said, I am able to throw down the sanctuary of God, and after three days to build it.'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And said, This fellow said ... - Mark has recorded this testimony differently. According to him, they said, "We heard him say, I will destroy this temple that is made with hands, and within three days I will build another. made without hands." Probably both forms of giving in the testimony were used on the trial, and Matthew has recorded it as it was given at one time and Mark at another, so that there is no contradiction. Mark adds, "But neither so did their witnesses agree together." That which they "attempted" to accuse him of is what he had said respecting his body and their destroying it, John 2:19; "Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up." This he spoke of his body; they perverted it, endeavoring to show that he meant the temple at Jerusalem. They neither stated it as it was, nor did they state correctly its meaning, nor did they agree about the words used. It was therefore very little to their purpose.
LibraryJanuary 3. "Watch and Pray" (Matt. xxvi. 41).
"Watch and pray" (Matt. xxvi. 41). We need to watch for prayers as well as for the answers to our prayers. It needs as much wisdom to pray rightly as it does faith to receive the answers to our prayers. We met a friend the other day, who had been in years of darkness because God had failed to answer certain prayers, and the result had been a state bordering on infidelity. A very few moments were sufficient to convince this friend that these prayers had been entirely unauthorized, and that God had …
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The high priest stood up and said to Him, "Do You not answer? What is it that these men are testifying against You?"
And he threw the pieces of silver into the temple sanctuary and departed; and he went away and hanged himself.
and saying, "You who are going to destroy the temple and rebuild it in three days, save Yourself! If You are the Son of God, come down from the cross."
"We heard Him say, 'I will destroy this temple made with hands, and in three days I will build another made without hands.'"
Those passing by were hurling abuse at Him, wagging their heads, and saying, "Ha! You who are going to destroy the temple and rebuild it in three days,
Jesus answered them, "Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up."
for we have heard him say that this Nazarene, Jesus, will destroy this place and alter the customs which Moses handed down to us."
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