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John 2 :: Legacy Standard Bible (LSB)

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The Wedding at Cana

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And on the third day there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there;

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:2 - and both Jesus and His disciples were invited to the wedding.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:3 - And when the wine ran out, the mother of Jesus *said to Him, “They have no wine.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:4 - And Jesus *said to her, “Woman, [fn]what do I have to do with you? My hour has not yet come.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:5 - His mother *said to the servants, “Whatever He says to you, do it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:6 - Now there were six stone water jars set there for the Jewish custom of purification, containing [fn]two or three measures each.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:7 - Jesus *said to them, “Fill the water jars with water.” So they filled them up to the brim.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:8 - And He *said to them, “Draw some out now and take it to the headwaiter.” So they took it to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:9 - Now when the headwaiter tasted the water which had become wine, and did not know where it came from (but the servants who had drawn the water knew), the headwaiter *called the bridegroom,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:10 - and *said to him, “Every man serves the good wine first, and when the people have [fn]drunk freely, then the inferior wine; but you have kept the good wine until now.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:11 - Jesus did this in Cana of Galilee as the beginning of His [fn]signs, and manifested His glory, and His disciples believed in Him.
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After this He went down to Capernaum, He and His mother and His brothers and His disciples; and they stayed there a few days.

Jesus Cleanses the Temple

(Mat 21:12–17; Mar 11:15–19; Luk 19:45–48 )
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And the Passover of the Jews was near, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:14 - And He found in the temple those who were selling oxen and sheep and doves, and the money changers seated at their tables.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:15 - And He made a scourge of cords, and drove them all out of the temple, with the sheep and the oxen; and He poured out the coins of the money changers and overturned their tables;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:16 - and to those who were selling the doves He said, “Take these things away; stop making My Father’s house a [fn]place of business.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:17 - His disciples remembered that it was written, “ZEAL FOR YOUR HOUSE WILL CONSUME ME.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:18 - The Jews then said to Him, “What sign do You show us [fn]as your authority for doing these things?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:19 - Jesus answered them, “Destroy this [fn]sanctuary, and in three days I will raise it up.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:20 - The Jews then said, “It took forty-six years to build this sanctuary, and will You raise it up in three days?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:21 - But He was speaking about the sanctuary of His body.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:22 - So when He was raised from the dead, His disciples remembered that He said this; and they believed the Scripture and the word which Jesus had spoken.
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Now when He was in Jerusalem at the Passover, during the feast, many believed in His name, when they saw His signs which He was doing.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:24 - But Jesus, [fn]on His part, was not entrusting Himself to them, for He knew all men,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:25 - and because He had no need that anyone bear witness concerning man, for He Himself knew what was in man.
LSB Footnotes
Lit what to Me and to you (a Heb idiom)
Approx. 20-30 gal. or 75-115 l, a measure was approx. 10 gal. or 38 l
Or have become drunk
Or attesting miracles
Lit house
Lit that You do these
The inner part of the temple
Lit Himself
See the LSB Preface for an explanation on the use of the asterisk.

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