A A A A A
Bible Book List

Matthew 21:12-17New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Jesus Cleanses the Temple

12 Then Jesus entered the temple[a] and drove out all who were selling and buying in the temple, and he overturned the tables of the money changers and the seats of those who sold doves. 13 He said to them, “It is written,

‘My house shall be called a house of prayer’;
    but you are making it a den of robbers.”

14 The blind and the lame came to him in the temple, and he cured them. 15 But when the chief priests and the scribes saw the amazing things that he did, and heard[b] the children crying out in the temple, “Hosanna to the Son of David,” they became angry 16 and said to him, “Do you hear what these are saying?” Jesus said to them, “Yes; have you never read,

‘Out of the mouths of infants and nursing babies
    you have prepared praise for yourself’?”

17 He left them, went out of the city to Bethany, and spent the night there.

Footnotes:

  1. Matthew 21:12 Other ancient authorities add of God
  2. Matthew 21:15 Gk lacks heard
New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright © 1989 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Bible Gateway Recommends

NRSV Go-Anywhere Compact Thinline Bible with Apocrypha
NRSV Go-Anywhere Compact Thinline Bible with Apocrypha
Retail: $27.99
Our Price: $18.99Save: $9.00 (32%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
Buy Now
NRSV Kids Study Bible with the Apocrypha Flexisoft violet/pink
NRSV Kids Study Bible with the Apocrypha Flexisoft violet/pink
Retail: $34.95
Our Price: $12.99Save: $21.96 (63%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
Buy Now
  Back

1 of 1

You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. Learn more

Viewing of
Cross references
Footnotes