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Jesus Cleanses the Temple

45 Then he entered the temple and began to drive out those who were selling things[a] there, 46 and he said, “It is written,

‘My house shall be a house of prayer,’
    but you have made it a den of robbers.”(A)

47 Every day he was teaching in the temple. The chief priests, the scribes, and the leaders of the people kept looking for a way to kill him,(B) 48 but they did not find anything they could do, for all the people were spellbound by what they heard.

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  1. 19.45 Other ancient authorities add in it and those who were buying things