New International Version
And as he taught them, he said, "Is it not written: 'My house will be called a house of prayer for all nations'? But you have made it 'a den of robbers.'"
King James Bible
And he taught, saying unto them, Is it not written, My house shall be called of all nations the house of prayer? but ye have made it a den of thieves.
Darby Bible Translation
And he taught saying to them, Is it not written, My house shall be called a house of prayer for all the nations? but *ye* have made it a den of robbers.
World English Bible
He taught, saying to them, "Isn't it written, 'My house will be called a house of prayer for all the nations?' But you have made it a den of robbers!"
Young's Literal Translation
and he was teaching, saying to them, 'Hath it not been written -- My house a house of prayer shall be called for all the nations, and ye did make it a den of robbers?'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And he taught - them - See on Matthew 21:12 (note).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
of all nations the house of prayer. or, an house of prayer for all nations. a den.
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If the Lord would make windows in heaven might this thing be?--II KGS. 7:2. Have faith in God.--Without faith it is impossible to please God.--With God all things are possible. Is my hand shortened at all, that it cannot redeem? or have I no power to deliver? My thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the Lord. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.--Prove me now herewith, saith the Lord …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
August 19. "Have Faith in God" (Mark xi. 22).
The Secret of Effectual Prayer
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these I will bring to my holy mountain and give them joy in my house of prayer. Their burnt offerings and sacrifices will be accepted on my altar; for my house will be called a house of prayer for all nations."
Has this house, which bears my Name, become a den of robbers to you? But I have been watching! declares the LORD.
and would not allow anyone to carry merchandise through the temple courts.
"It is written," he said to them, "'My house will be a house of prayer'; but you have made it 'a den of robbers.'"
In the temple courts he found people selling cattle, sheep and doves, and others sitting at tables exchanging money.
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