New Living Translation
Then a poor widow came and dropped in two small coins.
King James Bible
And there came a certain poor widow, and she threw in two mites, which make a farthing.
Darby Bible Translation
And a poor widow came and cast in two mites, which is a farthing.
World English Bible
A poor widow came, and she cast in two small brass coins, which equal a quadrans coin.
Young's Literal Translation
and having come, a poor widow did put in two mites, which are a farthing.
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LibraryFor the Candid and Thoughtful
It strikes me that this scribe was half-hearted in the work of tempting our Lord, even at the first. I should imagine him to have been a very superior man amongst his fellows, a man of greater light and discernment than the rest, and of greater ability in statement and discussion. Possibly for this cause his brother scribes selected him, and put him forward to ask the testing questions. Now, it will sometimes happen that a man is thrust forward by others to do what he would never have thought of …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 26: 1880
The First and Great Commandment
Woes on the Pharisees
And if that happens, you surely won't be free again until you have paid the last penny.
Jesus sat down near the collection box in the Temple and watched as the crowds dropped in their money. Many rich people put in large amounts.
Jesus called his disciples to him and said, "I tell you the truth, this poor widow has given more than all the others who are making contributions.
And if that happens, you won't be free again until you have paid the very last penny."
Then a poor widow came by and dropped in two small coins.
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