New Living Translation
Some of his disciples began talking about the majestic stonework of the Temple and the memorial decorations on the walls. But Jesus said,
King James Bible
And as some spake of the temple, how it was adorned with goodly stones and gifts, he said,
Darby Bible Translation
And as some spoke of the temple, that it was adorned with goodly stones and consecrated offerings, he said,
World English Bible
As some were talking about the temple and how it was decorated with beautiful stones and gifts, he said,
Young's Literal Translation
And certain saying about the temple, that with goodly stones and devoted things it hath been adorned, he said,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
21:5 Goodly stones - Such as no engines now in use could have brought, or even set upon each other. Some of them (as an eye witness who lately measured them writes) were forty - five cubits long, five high, and six broad; yet brought thither from another country. And gifts - Which persons delivered from imminent dangers had, in accomplishment of their vows, hung on the walls and pillars. The marble of the temple was so white, that it appeared like a mountain of snow at a distance. And the gilding of many parts made it, especially when the sun shone, a most splendid and beautiful spectacle. Mt 24:1; Mr 13:1.
LibraryEvil Habits and Injurious Indulgences.
The Word of the Lord may not denominate in plain terms every particular sin and evil practise man may engage in; however there are general terms and principles of righteousness that prohibit and condemn every possible sinful act man may perform. The words card-parties, picnics, fairs, shows and theaters are not found in the writings of the apostles; however indulgence in these is "revelry," "living in pleasure," "rioting" and worldliness, of which the Scriptures say the participants do not love God …
Charles Ebert Orr—The Gospel Day
Remaining Books of the Old Testament.
Epistle Lxiii. To Dominicus, Bishop of Carthage.
As Jesus was leaving the Temple grounds, his disciples pointed out to him the various Temple buildings.
As Jesus was leaving the Temple that day, one of his disciples said, "Teacher, look at these magnificent buildings! Look at the impressive stones in the walls."
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