1 And when Jesus entered Jerusalem, he went up to the temple of God, and found 2 there oxen and sheep and doves. Matthew 21:12b And when he beheld those that sold and those that bought, and the money-changers sitting, John 2:14b he made for himself a scourge of rope, and drove them all out of the temple, and the sheep and the oxen, and the money-changers; Matthew 21:12c and he threw down their money, and upset their tables, and the seats of 3 them that sold the doves; Matthew 21:13 and he was teaching, and saying unto them, Is it not written, My house is a house of prayer for all peoples? And you have made it a den 4 for robbers. John 2:16 And he said to those that sold the doves, Take this hence, and 5 make not my Father's house a house of merchandise. Mark 11:16 And he suffered not any 6 one to carry vessels inside the temple. John 2:17 And his disciples remembered the scripture, 7 The zeal of your house has eaten me up. John 2:18 The Jews answered and said to him, 8 What sign have you shown us, that you do this? John 2:19 Jesus answered and said to 9 them, Destroy this temple, and I shall raise it in three days. John 2:20 The Jews said to him, This temple was built in forty-six years, and will you raise it in three days? 10 John 2:21 But he spoke unto them of the temple of his body, that when they destroyed it, he 11 [Arabic, p. 122] would raise it in three days. John 2:22 When therefore he rose from among the dead, his disciples remembered that he said this; and they believed the scriptures, and the word that Jesus spoke.
12 Mark 12:41 And when Jesus sat down over against the treasury, he observed how the multitudes were casting their offerings into the treasury: and many rich men were 13, 14 throwing in much. Mark 12:42a And there came a poor widow, and cast in two mites. Luke 21:3 And Jesus called his disciples, and said to them, Verily I say unto you, This poor 15 widow cast into the treasury more than all the people: Mark 12:44a and all of these cast into the place of the offering of God of the superfluity of their wealth; while this woman of her want threw in all that she possessed.
16 Luke 18:9 And he spoke unto them this parable, concerning people who trusted in themselves 17 that they are righteous, and despised every man: Luke 18:10 Two men went up to the 18 temple to pray; one of them a Pharisee, and the other a publican. Luke 18:11 And the Pharisee stood apart, and prayed thus, O Lord, I thank you, since I am not like the rest of men, the unjust, the profligate, the extortioners, or even like this publican; 19 Luke 18:12 but I fast two days a week, and tithe all my possessions. Luke 18:13 And the publican was 20 standing at a distance, and he would not even lift up his eyes to heaven, but was 21 beating upon his breast, and saying, O Lord, have mercy on me, me the sinner. Luke 18:14 I say unto you, that this man went down justified to his house more than the Pharisee. Every one that exalts himself shall be abased; and every one that abases himself shall be exalted.
22 [Arabic, p. 123] And when eventide had come, he left all the people, and went outside the 23 city to Bethany, he and his twelve, and he remained there. Luke 9:11 And all the people, because they knew the place, came to him, and he received them; and them that 24 had need of healing he healed. Mark 11:12 And on the morning of the next day, when he returned 25 to the city from Bethany, he hungered. Mark 11:13 And he saw a fig tree at a distance on the beaten highway, having on it leaves. And he came unto it, expecting to find something on it; and when he came, he found nothing on it but the leaves — it was not 26 the season of figs — Mark 11:14 and he said to it, Henceforward for ever let no man eat fruit of you. And his disciples heard.
27 And they came to Jerusalem. And there was there a man of the Pharisees, 28 named Nicodemus, ruler of the Jews. John 3:2 This man came unto Jesus by night, and said to him, My Master, we know that you have been sent from God as a teacher; and no man can do these signs that you do, except him whom God is 29 with. John 3:3 Jesus answered and said to him, Verily, verily, I say unto you, If a man 30 be not born a second time, he cannot see the kingdom of God. John 3:4 Nicodemus said to him, How can a man who is old be born? Can he, think you, return again to 31 his mother's womb a second time, to enter and be born? John 3:5 Jesus answered and said to him, Verily, verily, I say unto you, If a man be not born of water and the Spirit, 32 he cannot enter the kingdom of God. John 3:6 For he that is born of flesh is flesh; and he that 33 is born of Spirit is spirit. John 3:7 Wonder not that I said to you that you must be born a 34 [Arabic, p. 124] second time. John 3:8 The wind blows where it lists, and you hear its voice, but you know not from what place it comes, nor whither it goes: so 35 is every man that is born of the Spirit. John 3:9 Nicodemus answered and said to him, 36 How can that be? John 3:10 Jesus answered and said to him, Are you teaching Israel, 37 and yet know not these things? John 3:11 Verily, verily, I say unto you, What we know 38 we say, and what we have seen we witness: and you receive not our witness. John 3:12 If I said to you what is on earth, and you believed not, how then, if I say unto you 39 what is in heaven, will you believe? John 3:13 And no man has ascended up into heaven, except him that descended from heaven, the Son of man, which is in heaven. 40 John 3:14 And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so is the Son of man to be 41 lifted up; John 3:15 so that every man who may believe in him may not perish, but have 42 eternal life. John 3:16 God so loved the world, that he should give his only Son; and so every one that believes in him should not perish, but should have eternal life. 43 John 3:17 God sent not his Son into the world to judge the world; but that the world might 44 be saved by his hand. John 3:18 He that believes in him shall not be judged: but he that believes not is condemned beforehand, because he has not believed in the name 45 of the only Son, the Son of God. John 3:19 This is the judgement, that the light came into the world, and men loved the darkness more than the light; because their deeds 46 were evil. John 3:20 Whosoever does evil deeds hates the light, and comes not to the 47 light, lest his deeds be reproved. John 3:21 But he that does the truth comes to the light, that his deeds may be known, that they have been done in God.
Source. Translated by Hope W. Hogg. From Ante-Nicene Fathers, Vol. 9. Edited by Allan Menzies. (Buffalo, NY: Christian Literature Publishing Co., 1896.) Revised and edited for New Advent by Kevin Knight. <http://www.newadvent.org/fathers/100232.htm>.
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