John 2

Miracle at Cana

1On a  the third day there was a wedding in b  Cana of Galilee, and the c  mother of Jesus was there; 2and both Jesus and His d  disciples were invited to the wedding. 3When the wine ran out, the mother of Jesus said to Him, “They have no wine.” 4And Jesus said to her, e  Woman
Lit what to Me and to you (a Hebrew idiom)
g  what does that have to do with us? h  My hour has not yet come.”
5His i  mother said to the servants, “Whatever He says to you, do it.” 6Now there were six stone waterpots set there j  for the Jewish custom of purification, containing
Lit two or three measures
twenty or thirty gallons each.
7Jesus said to them, Fill the waterpots with water.” So they filled them up to the brim. 8And He said to them, Draw some out now and take it to the
Or steward
So they took it to him.
9When the headwaiter tasted the water m  which had become wine, and did not know where it came from (but the servants who had drawn the water knew), the headwaiter called the bridegroom, 10and said to him, “Every man serves the good wine first, and when the people n  have
Or have become drunk
drunk freely, then he serves the poorer wine; but you have kept the good wine until now.”
11This beginning of His
Or attesting miracles; i.e. one which points to the supernatural power of God in redeeming grace
q  signs Jesus did in Cana of r  Galilee, and manifested His s  glory, and His disciples believed in Him.

12After this He went down to t  Capernaum, He and His u  mother and His v  brothers and His w  disciples; and they stayed there a few days.

First Passover— Cleansing the Temple

13 x  The Passover of the Jews was near, and Jesus y  went up to Jerusalem. 14 z  And He found in the temple those who were selling oxen and sheep and doves, and the money changers seated at their tables. 15And He made a scourge of cords, and drove them all out of the temple, with the sheep and the oxen; and He poured out the coins of the money changers and overturned their tables; 16and to those who were selling aa  the doves He said, Take these things away; stop making ab  My Father’s house a
Lit house
place of business.”
17His ad  disciples remembered that it was written, ae  Zeal for Your house will consume me.” 18 af  The Jews then said to Him, ag  What sign do You show us
Lit that You do these
as your authority for doing these things?”
19Jesus answered them, ai  Destroy this
Or sanctuary
temple, and in three days I will raise it up.”
20 ak  The Jews then said, “It took al  forty-six years to build this
Or sanctuary
temple, and will You raise it up in three days?”
21But He was speaking of an  the
Or sanctuary
temple of His body.
22So when He was raised from the dead, His ap  disciples aq  remembered that He said this; and they believed ar  the Scripture and the word which Jesus had spoken.

23Now when He was in Jerusalem at as  the Passover, during the feast, many believed in His name at  observing His signs which He was doing. 24But Jesus, on His part, was not entrusting Himself to them, for au  He knew all men, 25and because He did not need anyone to testify concerning man av  for He Himself knew what was in man.
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