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John 2:14 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And he found in the temple those that sold oxen and sheep and doves, and the changers of money sitting:
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And found in the temple those that sold oxen and sheep and doves, and the changers of money sitting:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— And He found in the temple those who were selling oxen and sheep and doves, and the money changers seated [at their tables].
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And found in the temple those that sold oxen, and sheep, and doves, and the changers of money, sitting:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he found in the temple the sellers of oxen and sheep and doves, and the money-changers sitting;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And he found, in the temple, them that were selling oxen and sheep and doves, also the money-changers sitting.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and he found in the temple those selling oxen, and sheep, and doves, and the money-changers sitting,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he found in the temple them that sold oxen and sheep and doves, and the changers of money sitting.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And found in the Temple those that sold oxen, and sheepe, and doues, and the changers of money, sitting.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And he found in the temple those who sold oxen and sheep and doves, and the money-changers sitting.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And he found in the temple those who sold beeves and sheep and doves, and the money-changers sitting [there].

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
found 2147
{2147} Prime
εὑρίσκω
heurisko
{hyoo-ris'-ko}
A prolonged form of a primary word εὕρω [[heuro]], {hyoo'-ro}; which (together with another cognate form, εὑρέω [[heureo]], {hyoo-reh'-o}) is used for it in all the tenses except the present and imperfect; to find (literally or figuratively).
z5627
<5627> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2138 plus 1 in a variant reading in a footnote
in 1722
{1722} Prime
ἐν
en
{en}
A primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), that is, a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); 'in', at, (up-) on, by, etc.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
temple 2411
{2411} Prime
ἱερόν
hieron
{hee-er-on'}
Neuter of G2413; a sacred place, that is, the entire precincts (whereas G3485 denotes the central sanctuary itself) of the Temple (at Jerusalem or elsewhere).
those that sold 4453
{4453} Prime
πωλέω
poleo
{po-leh'-o}
Probably ultimately from πέλομαι [[pelomai]] (to be busy, to trade); to barter (as a pedlar), that is, to sell.
z5723
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
oxen 1016
{1016} Prime
βοῦς
bous
{booce}
Probably from the base of G1006; an ox (as grazing), that is, an animal of that species ('beef').
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
sheep 4263
{4263} Prime
πρόβατον
probaton
{prob'-at-on}
Properly the neuter of a presumed derivative of G4260; something that walks forward (a quadruped), that is, (specifically) a sheep (literally or figuratively).
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
doves, 4058
{4058} Prime
περιστερά
peristera
{per-is-ter-ah'}
Of uncertain derivation; a pigeon.
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
changers of money 2773
{2773} Prime
κερματιστής
kermatistes
{ker-mat-is-tace'}
From a derivative of G2772; a handler of coins, that is, money broker.
sitting: 2521
{2521} Prime
κάθημαι
kathemai
{kath'-ay-mahee}
From G2596 and ἧμαι [[hemai]] (to sit; akin to the base of G1476); to sit down; figuratively to remain, reside.
z5740
<5740> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Middle or Passive Deponent (See G5790)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 544
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

John 2:14-17

_ _ in the temple — not the temple itself, as John 2:19-21, but the temple-court.

_ _ sold oxen, etc. — for the convenience of those who had to offer them in sacrifice.

_ _ changers of money — of Roman into Jewish money, in which the temple dues (see on Matthew 17:24) had to be paid.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on John 2:12-22.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

John 2:14

Oxen, and sheep, and doves — Used for sacrifice: And the changers of money — Those who changed foreign money for that which was current at Jerusalem, for the convenience of them that came from distant countries.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

John 2:14

(4) And found in the temple those that sold oxen and sheep and doves, and the changers of money sitting:

(4) Christ being ordained to purge the Church with great zeal begins his office both of Priest and Prophet.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Deuteronomy 14:23-26 And thou shalt eat before the LORD thy God, in the place which he shall choose to place his name there, the tithe of thy corn, of thy wine, and of thine oil, and the firstlings of thy herds and of thy flocks; that thou mayest learn to fear the LORD thy God always. ... And thou shalt bestow that money for whatsoever thy soul lusteth after, for oxen, or for sheep, or for wine, or for strong drink, or for whatsoever thy soul desireth: and thou shalt eat there before the LORD thy God, and thou shalt rejoice, thou, and thine household,
Matthew 21:12 And Jesus went into the temple of God, and cast out all them that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the moneychangers, and the seats of them that sold doves,
Mark 11:15 And they come to Jerusalem: and Jesus went into the temple, and began to cast out them that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the moneychangers, and the seats of them that sold doves;
Luke 19:45-46 And he went into the temple, and began to cast out them that sold therein, and them that bought; ... Saying unto them, It is written, My house is the house of prayer: but ye have made it a den of thieves.
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