NETBible KJV GRK-HEB XRef Arts Hymns
  Discovery Box

Mark 11:15

Context
Cleansing the Temple

11:15 Then 1  they came to Jerusalem. 2  Jesus 3  entered the temple area 4  and began to drive out those who were selling and buying in the temple courts. 5  He turned over the tables of the money changers and the chairs of those selling doves,

1 tn Here καί (kai) has been translated as “then” to indicate the implied sequence of events within the narrative.

2 map For location see Map5 B1; Map6 F3; Map7 E2; Map8 F2; Map10 B3; JP1 F4; JP2 F4; JP3 F4; JP4 F4.

3 tn Grk “He”; the referent (Jesus) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

4 tn Grk “the temple.”

sn The merchants (those who were selling) would have been located in the Court of the Gentiles.

5 tn Grk “the temple.”

sn Matthew (21:12-27), Mark (here, 11:15-19), and Luke (19:45-46) record this incident of the temple cleansing at the end of Jesus’ ministry. John (2:13-16) records a cleansing of the temple at the beginning of Jesus’ ministry. See the note on the word temple courts in John 2:14 for a discussion of the relationship of these accounts to one another.



TIP #05: Try Double Clicking on any word for instant search. [ALL]
created in 0.04 seconds
powered by bible.org