41 When He approached Jerusalem, He saw the city and (A)wept over it, 42 saying, “If you had known on this day, even you, the conditions for peace! But now they have been hidden from your eyes. 43 For the days will come upon you [a]when your enemies will (B)put up a [b]barricade against you, and (C)surround you and hem you in on every side, 44 and they will level you to the ground, and throw down your children within you, and (D)they will not leave in you one stone upon [c]another, because you did not recognize (E)the time of your visitation.”

Traders Driven from the Temple

45 (F)And Jesus entered the temple grounds and began to drive out those who were selling, 46 saying to them, “It is written: ‘(G)And My house will be a house of prayer,’ (H)but you have made it a den of robbers.”

47 And (I)He was teaching daily in the temple; but the chief priests and the scribes and the leading men among the people (J)were trying to put Him to death, 48 and yet they could not find [d]anything that they might do, for all the people were hanging on to [e]every word He said.

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  1. Luke 19:43 Lit and
  2. Luke 19:43 I.e., a dirt wall or mound for siege purposes
  3. Luke 19:44 Lit a stone
  4. Luke 19:48 Lit what they would do
  5. Luke 19:48 Lit Him, listening

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