New International Version
Jesus answered them, "Destroy this temple, and I will raise it again in three days."
King James Bible
Jesus answered and said unto them, Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up.
Darby Bible Translation
Jesus answered and said to them, Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up.
World English Bible
Jesus answered them, "Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up."
Young's Literal Translation
Jesus answered and said to them, 'Destroy this sanctuary, and in three days I will raise it up.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Destroy this temple - Τον ναον τουτον, This very temple; perhaps pointing to his body at the same time.
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Chapel Royal, Whitehall. 1865. For the consumptive hospital. St John ii. 11. "This beginning of miracles did Jesus in Cana of Galilee, and manifested forth his glory." This word glory, whether in its Greek or its Roman shape, had a very definite meaning in the days of the Apostles. It meant the admiration of men. The Greek word, as every scholar knows, is derived from a root signifying to seem, and expresses that which a man seems, and appears to his fellow men. The Latin word glory is …
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From that time on Jesus began to explain to his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things at the hands of the elders, the chief priests and the teachers of the law, and that he must be killed and on the third day be raised to life.
and declared, "This fellow said, 'I am able to destroy the temple of God and rebuild it in three days.'"
and saying, "You who are going to destroy the temple and build it in three days, save yourself! Come down from the cross, if you are the Son of God!"
"We heard him say, 'I will destroy this temple made with human hands and in three days will build another, not made with hands.'"
Those who passed by hurled insults at him, shaking their heads and saying, "So! You who are going to destroy the temple and build it in three days,
No one takes it from me, but I lay it down of my own accord. I have authority to lay it down and authority to take it up again. This command I received from my Father."
For we have heard him say that this Jesus of Nazareth will destroy this place and change the customs Moses handed down to us."
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