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Matthew 21:13 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— and he saith unto them, It is written, My house shall be called a house of prayer: but ye make it a den of robbers.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And said unto them, It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer; but ye have made it a den of thieves.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— And He *said to them, “It is written, ‘MY HOUSE SHALL BE CALLED A HOUSE OF PRAYER’; but you are making it a ROBBERS’ DEN.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And said to them, It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer, but ye have made it a den of thieves.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he says to them, It is written, My house shall be called a house of prayer, but *ye* have made it a den of robbers.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— and saith unto them—It is written, My house, a house of prayer, shall be called; but, ye, are making it, A den of robbers!
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and he saith to them, 'It hath been written, My house a house of prayer shall be called, but ye did make it a den of robbers.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he saith to them: It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer; but you have made it a den of thieves.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And said vnto them, It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer, but yee haue made it a denne of theeues.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— and said to them, It is written, that my house shall the house of prayer be called, but ye have made it a den of thieves.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And he said to them: It is written, my house shall be called the house of prayer; but ye have made it a den of robbers.

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.
said 3004
{3004} Prime
λέγω
lego
{leg'-o}
A primary verb; properly to 'lay' forth, that is, (figuratively) relate (in words [usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas G2036 and G5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while G4483 is properly to break silence merely, and G2980 means an extended or random harangue]); by implication to mean.
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
unto them, 846
{0846} Prime
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
It is written, 1125
{1125} Prime
γράφω
grapho
{graf'-o}
A primary verb; to 'grave', especially to write; figuratively to describe.
z5769
<5769> Grammar
Tense - Perfect (See G5778)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 215
My 3450
{3450} Prime
μοῦ
mou
{moo}
The simpler from of G1700; of me.
house 3624
{3624} Prime
οἶκος
oikos
{oy'-kos}
Of uncertain affinity; a dwelling (more or less extensive, literally or figuratively); by implication a family (more or less related, literally or figuratively).
shall be called 2564
{2564} Prime
καλέω
kaleo
{kal-eh'-o}
Akin to the base of G2753; to 'call' (properly aloud, but used in a variety of applications, directly or otherwise).
z5701
<5701> Grammar
Tense - Future (See G5776)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 251
the house 3624
{3624} Prime
οἶκος
oikos
{oy'-kos}
Of uncertain affinity; a dwelling (more or less extensive, literally or figuratively); by implication a family (more or less related, literally or figuratively).
of prayer; 4335
{4335} Prime
προσευχή
proseuche
{pros-yoo-khay'}
From G4336; prayer (worship); by implication an oratory (chapel).
but 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
ye 5210
{5210} Prime
ὑμεῖς
humeis
{hoo-mice'}
Irregular plural of G4771; you (as subject of verb).
have made 4160
{4160} Prime
ποιέω
poieo
{poy-eh'-o}
Apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary; to make or do (in a very wide application, more or less direct).
z5656
<5656> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2319
it 846
{0846} Prime
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
a den 4693
{4693} Prime
σπήλαιον
spelaion
{spay'-lah-yon}
Neuter of a presumed derivation of σπέος [[speos]] (a grotto); a cavern; by implication a hiding place or resort.
of thieves. 3027
{3027} Prime
λῃστής
lestes
{lace-tace'}
From ληΐζομαι [[leizomai]] (to 'plunder'); a brigand.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Matthew 21:10-22.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Matthew 21:12-17.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Matthew 21:13

A den of thieves — A proverbial expression, for a harbour of wicked men. Isaiah 56:7; Jeremiah 7:11.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
It is:

Matthew 2:5 And they said unto him, In Bethlehem of Judaea: for thus it is written by the prophet,
John 15:25 But [this cometh to pass], that the word might be fulfilled that is written in their law, They hated me without a cause.

My:

Psalms 93:5 Thy testimonies are very sure: holiness becometh thine house, O LORD, for ever.
Isaiah 56:7 Even them will I bring to my holy mountain, and make them joyful in my house of prayer: their burnt offerings and their sacrifices [shall be] accepted upon mine altar; for mine house shall be called an house of prayer for all people.

ye:

Jeremiah 7:11 Is this house, which is called by my name, become a den of robbers in your eyes? Behold, even I have seen [it], saith the LORD.
Mark 11:17 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.
Luke 19:46 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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Ps 93:5. Is 56:7. Jr 7:11. Mt 2:5. Mk 11:17. Lk 19:46. Jn 15:25.

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