New International Version
and declared, "This fellow said, 'I am able to destroy the temple of God and 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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I am able to destroy the temple of God -
1st. These words were not fairly quoted. Jesus had said, John 2:19, Destroy this temple, and I will build it again in three days.
2dly. The inuendo which they produce, applying these words to a pretended design to destroy the temple at Jerusalem, was utterly unfair; for these words he spoke of the temple of his body.
It is very easy, by means of a few small alterations, to render the most holy things and innocent persons odious to the world, and even to take away the life of the innocent.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I am. The words of our Lord were widely different from this statement of them; so that the testimony of these witnesses was false, though it had the semblance of truth.
LibraryJanuary 9. "Not as I Will, but as Thou Wilt" (Matt. xxvi. 39).
"Not as I will, but as Thou wilt" (Matt. xxvi. 39). "To will and do of His good pleasure" (Phil. ii. 13). There are two attitudes in which our will should be given to God. First. We should have the surrendered will. This is where we must all begin, by yielding up to God our natural will, and having Him possess it. But next, He wants us to have the victorious will. As soon as He receives our will in honest surrender, He wants to put His will into it and make it stronger than ever for Him. It is henceforth …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
'Until that Day'
The Power of Prayer in Relation to Outward Circumstances.
An Awful Contrast
Then the high priest stood up and said to Jesus, "Are you not going to answer? What is this testimony that these men are bringing against you?"
So Judas threw the money into the temple and left. Then he went away and hanged himself.
and saying, "You who are going to destroy the temple and build it in three days, save yourself! Come down from the cross, if you are the Son of God!"
"We heard him say, 'I will destroy this temple made with human hands and in three days will build another, not made with hands.'"
Those who passed by hurled insults at him, shaking their heads and saying, "So! You who are going to destroy the temple and build it in three days,
Jesus answered them, "Destroy this temple, and I will raise it again in three days."
For we have heard him say that this Jesus of Nazareth will destroy this place and change the customs Moses handed down to us."
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