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The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth (the Jefferson Bible), by Thomas Jefferson, [1902], at

p. 24


Drives the Traders Out of the Temple.

AFTER this he went down to Capernaum, he, and his mother, and his brethren, and his disciples: and they continued there not many days.

2 ¶ And the Jews’ passover was at hand, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem;

3 And found in the temple those hat sold oxen and sheep and doves, and the changers of money sitting:

4 And when he had made a scourge of small cords, he drove them all out of the temple, and the sheep, and the oxen; and poured out the changers’ money, and overthrew the tables;

5 And said unto them that sold doves, Take these things hence; make not my Father's house an house of merchandise.

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