New Living Translation
Then, going over to the people who sold doves, he told them, "Get these things out of here. Stop turning my Father's house into a marketplace!"
King James Bible
And said unto them that sold doves, Take these things hence; make not my Father's house an house of merchandise.
Darby Bible Translation
and said to the sellers of doves, Take these things hence; make not my Father's house a house of merchandise.
World English Bible
To those who sold the doves, he said, "Take these things out of here! Don't make my Father's house a marketplace!"
Young's Literal Translation
and to those selling the doves he said, 'Take these things hence; make not the house of my Father a house of merchandise.'
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LibraryMarch 17 Evening
In all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.--HEB. 4:15. When the woman saw that the tree was good for food (the lust of the flesh), and that it was pleasant to the eyes (the lust of the eyes), and a tree to be desired to make one wise (the pride of life), she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat. When the tempter came to [Jesus], he said, if thou be the Son of God, command that these stones be made bread (the lust of the flesh). …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
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Jesus entered the Temple and began to drive out all the people buying and selling animals for sacrifice. He knocked over the tables of the money changers and the chairs of those selling doves.
But the guests he had invited ignored them and went their own way, one to his farm, another to his business.
"But why did you need to search?" he asked. "Didn't you know that I must be in my Father's house?"
Jesus made a whip from some ropes and chased them all out of the Temple. He drove out the sheep and cattle, scattered the money changers' coins over the floor, and turned over their tables.
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