The Widow’s Mite

41 (A)And He sat down opposite (B)the treasury, and began observing how the people were (C)putting [a]money into the treasury; and many rich people were putting in large sums. 42 A poor widow came and put in two [b]small copper coins, which amount to a [c]cent. 43 Calling His disciples to Him, He said to them, “Truly I say to you, this poor widow put in more than all [d]the contributors to the treasury; 44 for they all put in out of their [e]surplus, but she, out of her poverty, put in all she owned, [f]all she had (D)to live on.”

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Footnotes

  1. Mark 12:41 I.e. copper coins
  2. Mark 12:42 Gr lepta
  3. Mark 12:42 Gr quadrans; i.e. 1/64 of a denarius
  4. Mark 12:43 Lit those who were putting in
  5. Mark 12:44 Or abundance
  6. Mark 12:44 Lit her whole livelihood

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