After this he went down to Capernaum with his mother and brothers and his disciples. There they stayed for a few days. (John 2:12)

When it was almost time for the Jewish Passover, Jesus went up to Jerusalem. (John 2:13)

In the temple courts he found men selling cattle, sheep and doves, and others sitting at tables exchanging money. (John 2:14)

So he made a whip out of cords, and drove all from the temple area, both sheep and cattle; he scattered the coins of the money changers and overturned their tables. (John 2:15)

To those who sold doves he said, "Get these out of here! How dare you turn my Father's house into a market!" (John 2:16)

His disciples remembered that it is written: "Zeal for your house will consume me." (John 2:17)

Then the Jews demanded of him, "What miraculous sign can you show us to prove your authority to do all this?" (John 2:18)

Jesus answered them, "Destroy this temple, and I will raise it again in three days." (John 2:19)

The Jews replied, "It has taken forty-six years to build this temple, and you are going to raise it in three days?" (John 2:20)

But the temple he had spoken of was his body. (John 2:21)

After he was raised from the dead, his disciples recalled what he had said. Then they believed the Scripture and the words that Jesus had spoken. (John 2:22)

Now while he was in Jerusalem at the Passover Feast, many people saw the miraculous signs he was doing and believed in his name. (John 2:23)

But Jesus would not entrust himself to them, for he knew all men. (John 2:24)

He did not need man's testimony about man, for he knew what was in a man. (John 2:25)


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