New American Standard Bible
And He sat down opposite the treasury, and began observing how the people were putting money into the treasury; and many rich people were putting in large sums.
King James Bible
And Jesus sat over against the treasury, and beheld how the people cast money into the treasury: and many that were rich cast in much.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jesus, having sat down opposite the treasury, saw how the crowd was casting money into the treasury; and many rich cast in much.
World English Bible
Jesus sat down opposite the treasury, and saw how the multitude cast money into the treasury. Many who were rich cast in much.
Young's Literal Translation
And Jesus having sat down over-against the treasury, was beholding how the multitude do put brass into the treasury, and many rich were putting in much,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Sat over against - Opposite to, in full sight of.
The treasury - This was in the court of the women. See the notes at Matthew 21:12. In that court there were fixed a number of places or coffers, made with a large open mouth in the shape of a trumpet, for the purpose of receiving the offerings of the people; and the money thus contributed was devoted to the service of the temple - to incense, sacrifices, etc.
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2 Kings 12:9
But Jehoiada the priest took a chest and bored a hole in its lid and put it beside the altar, on the right side as one comes into the house of the LORD; and the priests who guarded the threshold put in it all the money which was brought into the house of the LORD.
A poor widow came and put in two small copper coins, which amount to a cent.
And He looked up and saw the rich putting their gifts into the treasury.
These words He spoke in the treasury, as He taught in the temple; and no one seized Him, because His hour had not yet come.
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