John 2:16
Modern Translations
New International Version
To those who sold doves he said, "Get these out of here! Stop turning my Father's house into a market!"

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!”

English Standard Version
And he told those who sold the pigeons, “Take these things away; do not make my Father’s house a house of trade.”

Berean Study Bible
To those selling doves He said, “Get these out of here! How dare you turn My Father’s house into a marketplace!”

New American Standard Bible
and to those who were selling the doves He said, “Take these things away from here; stop making My Father’s house a place of business!”

NASB 1995
and to those who were selling the doves He said, "Take these things away; stop making My Father's house a place of business."

NASB 1977
and to those who were selling the doves He said, “Take these things away; stop making My Father’s house a house of merchandise.”

Amplified Bible
then to those who sold the doves He said, “Take these things away! Stop making My Father’s house a place of commerce!”

Christian Standard Bible
He told those who were selling doves, “Get these things out of here! Stop turning my Father’s house into a marketplace! ”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He told those who were selling doves, "Get these things out of here! Stop turning My Father's house into a marketplace!"

Contemporary English Version
Jesus said to the people who had been selling doves, "Get those doves out of here! Don't make my Father's house a marketplace."

Good News Translation
and he ordered those who sold the pigeons, "Take them out of here! Stop making my Father's house a marketplace!"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He told those who sold pigeons, "Pick up this stuff, and get it out of here! Stop making my Father's house a marketplace!"

International Standard Version
Then he told those who were selling the doves, "Take these things out of here! Stop making my Father's house a marketplace!"

NET Bible
To those who sold the doves he said, "Take these things away from here! Do not make my Father's house a marketplace!"
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And said unto them that sold doves, Take these things hence; make not my Father's house an house of merchandise.

New King James Version
And He said to those who sold doves, “Take these things away! Do not make My Father’s house a house of merchandise!”

King James 2000 Bible
And said unto them that sold doves, Take these things away; make not my Father's house a house of merchandise.

New Heart English Bible
To those who sold the doves, he said, "Take these things out of here. Do not make my Father's house a marketplace."

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!"

American King James Version
And said to them that sold doves, Take these things hence; make not my Father's house an house of merchandise.

American Standard Version
and to them that sold the doves he said, Take these things hence; make not my Father's house a house of merchandise.

A Faithful Version
And to those who were selling the doves, He said, "Take these things out of here! Do not make My Father's house a 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.

English Revised Version
and to them that sold the doves he said, Take these things hence; make not my Father's house a house of merchandise.

Webster's Bible Translation
And said to them that sold doves, Take these things hence: make not my Father's house a house of merchandise.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And said vnto them that solde doues, Take these things hence: make not my fathers house, an house of marchandise.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And saide vnto them that solde doues: Haue these thinges hence, and make not my fathers house an house of marchaundize.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
and sayde vnto them that solde the doues: Haue these thinges hece, and make not my fathers house an house of marchaundyse.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
and sayde vnto them that solde doves: Have these thinges hence and make not my fathers housse an housse of marchaundyse.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
and He said to those selling the doves, “Take these things from here; do not make the house of My Father a house of merchandise.”

Berean Literal Bible
And to those selling doves He said, "Take these things from here! Do not make My Father's house a house of trade."

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.'

Smith's Literal Translation
And he said to those selling doves, Take away these things hence; make not the house of my Father a house of merchandise.

Literal Emphasis Translation
And to those selling doves, He said, Take these things from here; Do not make the house of My Father a house of trade.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And to them that sold doves he said: Take these things hence, and make not the house of my Father a house of traffic.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And to those who were selling doves, he said: “Take these things out of here, and do not make my Father’s house into a house of commerce.”

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And to those who had been selling doves he said: “Take these things out of here, and do not make my Father's house a house of trade.”

Lamsa Bible
And to those who sold doves he said, Take these away from here; do not make my Father’s house a house of trading.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
and said to those who sold doves: Take these things hence; make not my Father's house a house of merchandise.

Godbey New Testament
And He said to those selling doves; Take these things hence, make not the house of my Father a house of merchandise.

Haweis New Testament
and said to those who sold doves, Take these hence; make not my Father?s house a house of merchandise.

Mace New Testament
away with these things; make not my father's house a market-house.

Weymouth New Testament
And to the pigeon-dealers He said, "Take these things away. Do not turn my Father's house into a market."

Worrell New Testament
and to those selling doves, He said, "Take these things hence! make not My Father's house a house of merchandise!"

Worsley New Testament
And said to them that sold doves, Take away these things from hence, and make not my Father's house an house of traffick.








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