While Jesus was teaching in the temple courts, he asked, "How is it that the teachers of the law say that the Christ is the son of David?
And Jesus began to say, as He taught in the temple, "How is it that the scribes say that the Christ is the son of David?
Later, as Jesus was teaching the people in the Temple, he asked, "Why do the teachers of religious law claim that the Messiah will be the son of David?
While he was teaching in the Temple, Jesus asked, "How is it that the religion scholars say that the Messiah is David's 'son,'
And Jesus, when he was teaching in the Temple, said, How do the scribes say that the Christ is the Son of David?
While Jesus was teaching in the temple, he said, "How can the scribes say that the Messiah is the son of David?
Then Jesus answered and said, while He taught in the temple, "How is it that the scribes say that the Christ is the Son of David?
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1 tn Or “that the scribes.” See the note on the phrase “experts in the law” in 1:22.
2 tn Or “the Messiah”; both “Christ” (Greek) and “Messiah” (Hebrew and Aramaic) mean “one who has been anointed.”
sn See the note on Christ in 8:29.
3 sn It was a common belief in Judaism that Messiah would be David’s son in that he would come from the lineage of David. On this point the Pharisees agreed and were correct. But their understanding was nonetheless incomplete, for Messiah is also David’s Lord. With this statement Jesus was affirming that, as the Messiah, he is both God and man.