Matthew 21:23
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English Standard Version
And when he entered the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came up to him as he was teaching, and said, “By what authority are you doing these things, and who gave you this authority?”

King James Bible
And when he was come into the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came unto him as he was teaching, and said, By what authority doest thou these things? and who gave thee this authority?

American Standard Version
And when he was come into the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came unto him as he was teaching, and said, By what authority doest thou these things? and who gave thee this authority?

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when he was come into the temple, there came to him, as he was teaching, the chief priests and ancients of the people, saying: By what authority dost thou these things? and who hath given thee this authority?

English Revised Version
And when he was come into the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came unto him as he was teaching, and said, By what authority doest thou these things? and who gave thee this authority?

Webster's Bible Translation
And when he had come into the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came to him as he was teaching, and said, By what authority doest thou these things; and who gave thee this authority?

Weymouth New Testament
He entered the Temple; and while He was teaching, the High Priests and the Elders of the people came to Him and asked Him, "By what authority are you doing these things? and who gave you this authority?"

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when.

Mark 11:27,28 And they come again to Jerusalem: and as he was walking in the temple, there come to him the chief priests, and the scribes...

Luke 19:47,48 And he taught daily in the temple. But the chief priests and the scribes and the chief of the people sought to destroy him...

Luke 20:1,2 And it came to pass, that on one of those days, as he taught the people in the temple, and preached the gospel...

the chief priests.

1 Chronicles 24:1 Now these are the divisions of the sons of Aaron. The sons of Aaron; Nadab, and Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.

*etc:

By what.

Exodus 2:14 And he said, Who made you a prince and a judge over us? intend you to kill me, as you killed the Egyptian? And Moses feared, and said...

Acts 4:7 And when they had set them in the middle, they asked, By what power, or by what name, have you done this?

Acts 7:27 But he that did his neighbor wrong thrust him away, saying, Who made you a ruler and a judge over us?

Cross References
Matthew 21:24
Jesus answered them, "I also will ask you one question, and if you tell me the answer, then I also will tell you by what authority I do these things.

Matthew 24:1
Jesus left the temple and was going away, when his disciples came to point out to him the buildings of the temple.

Matthew 26:55
At that hour Jesus said to the crowds, "Have you come out as against a robber, with swords and clubs to capture me? Day after day I sat in the temple teaching, and you did not seize me.

Mark 11:27
And they came again to Jerusalem. And as he was walking in the temple, the chief priests and the scribes and the elders came to him,

Luke 20:1
One day, as Jesus was teaching the people in the temple and preaching the gospel, the chief priests and the scribes with the elders came up

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