New Living Translation
I tell you, there is one here who is even greater than the Temple!
King James Bible
But I say unto you, That in this place is one greater than the temple.
Darby Bible Translation
But I say unto you, that there is here what is greater than the temple.
World English Bible
But I tell you that one greater than the temple is here.
Young's Literal Translation
and I say to you, that a greater than the temple is here;
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LibraryOn the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xii. 33, "Either Make the Tree Good, and Its Fruit Good," Etc.
1. The Lord Jesus hath admonished us, that we be good trees, and that so we may be able to bear good fruits. For He saith, "Either make the tree good, and his fruit good, or else make the tree corrupt, and his fruit corrupt, for the tree is known by his fruit."  When He says, "Make the tree good, and his fruit good;" this of course is not an admonition, but a wholesome precept, to which obedience is necessary. But when He saith, "Make the tree corrupt, and his fruit corrupt;" this is not a …
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2 Chronicles 6:18
"But will God really live on earth among people? Why, even the highest heavens cannot contain you. How much less this Temple I have built!
This is what the LORD says: "Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool. Could you build me a temple as good as that? Could you build me such a resting place?
My hands have made both heaven and earth; they and everything in them are mine. I, the LORD, have spoken! "I will bless those who have humble and contrite hearts, who tremble at my word.
And haven't you read in the law of Moses that the priests on duty in the Temple may work on the Sabbath?
"The people of Nineveh will stand up against this generation on judgment day and condemn it, for they repented of their sins at the preaching of Jonah. Now someone greater than Jonah is here--but you refuse to repent.
The queen of Sheba will also stand up against this generation on judgment day and condemn it, for she came from a distant land to hear the wisdom of Solomon. Now someone greater than Solomon is here--but you refuse to listen.
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