Then the devil took him to the holy city, and set him on the pinnacle
of the temple,
Or have you not read in the law how on the sabbath the priests in the
temple profane the sabbath, and are guiltless?
I tell you, something greater than the temple is here.
And Jesus entered the temple of God and drove out all who sold and
bought in the temple, and he overturned the tables of the
money-changers and the seats of those who sold pigeons.
And the blind and the lame came to him in the temple, and he healed
But when the chief priests and the scribes saw the wonderful things
that he did, and the children crying out in the temple, "Hosanna to the
Son of David!" they were indignant;
And when he entered the temple, the chief priests and the elders of
the people came up to him as he was teaching, and said, "By what
authority are you doing these things, and who gave you this authority?"
"Woe to you, blind guides, who say, `If any one swears by the temple,
it is nothing; but if any one swears by the gold of the temple, he is
bound by his oath.'
You blind fools! For which is greater, the gold or the temple that has
made the gold sacred?
and he who swears by the temple, swears by it and by him who dwells in
Jesus left the temple and was going away, when his disciples came to
point out to him the buildings of the temple.
At that hour Jesus said to the crowds, "Have you come out as against a
robber, with swords and clubs to capture me? Day after day I sat in the
temple teaching, and you did not seize me.
and said, "This fellow said, `I am able to destroy the temple of God,
and to build it in three days.'"
And throwing down the pieces of silver in the temple, he departed; and
he went and hanged himself.
and saying, "You who would destroy the temple and build it in three
days, save yourself! If you are the Son of God, come down from the
And behold, the curtain of the temple was torn in two, from top to
bottom; and the earth shook, and the rocks were split;
And he entered Jerusalem, and went into the temple; and when he had
looked round at everything, as it was already late, he went out to
Bethany with the twelve.
And they came to Jerusalem. And he entered the temple and began to
drive out those who sold and those who bought in the temple, and he
overturned the tables of the money-changers and the seats of those who
and he would not allow any one to carry anything through the temple.
And they came again to Jerusalem. And as he was walking in the
temple, the chief priests and the scribes and the elders came to him,
And as Jesus taught in the temple, he said, "How can the scribes say
that the Christ is the son of David?
And as he came out of the temple, one of his disciples said to him,
"Look, Teacher, what wonderful stones and what wonderful buildings!"
And as he sat on the Mount of Olives opposite the temple, Peter and
James and John and Andrew asked him privately,
Day after day I was with you in the temple teaching, and you did not
seize me. But let the scriptures be fulfilled."
"We heard him say, `I will destroy this temple that is made with hands,
and in three days I will build another, not made with hands.'"
And those who passed by derided him, wagging their heads, and saying,
"Aha! You who would destroy the temple and build it in three days,
And the curtain of the temple was torn in two, from top to bottom.
according to the custom of the priesthood, it fell to him by lot to
enter the temple of the Lord and burn incense.
And the people were waiting for Zechariah, and they wondered at his
delay in the temple.
And when he came out, he could not speak to them, and they perceived
that he had seen a vision in the temple; and he made signs to them and
And inspired by the Spirit he came into the temple; and when the
parents brought in the child Jesus, to do for him according to the
custom of the law,
and as a widow till she was eighty-four. She did not depart from the
temple, worshiping with fasting and prayer night and day.
After three days they found him in the temple, sitting among the
teachers, listening to them and asking them questions;
And he took him to Jerusalem, and set him on the pinnacle of the
temple, and said to him, "If you are the Son of God, throw yourself
down from here;
"Two men went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other
a tax collector.
And he entered the temple and began to drive out those who sold,
And he was teaching daily in the temple. The chief priests and the
scribes and the principal men of the people sought to destroy him;
One day, as he was teaching the people in the temple and preaching
the gospel, the chief priests and the scribes with the elders came up
And as some spoke of the temple, how it was adorned with noble stones
and offerings, he said,
And every day he was teaching in the temple, but at night he went out
and lodged on the mount called Olivet.
And early in the morning all the people came to him in the temple to
Then Jesus said to the chief priests and officers of the temple and
elders, who had come out against him, "Have you come out as against a
robber, with swords and clubs?
When I was with you day after day in the temple, you did not lay hands
on me. But this is your hour, and the power of darkness."
while the sun's light failed; and the curtain of the temple was torn in
and were continually in the temple blessing God.
In the temple he found those who were selling oxen and sheep and
pigeons, and the money-changers at their business.
And making a whip of cords, he drove them all, with the sheep and oxen,
out of the temple; and he poured out the coins of the money-changers
and overturned their tables.
Jesus answered them, "Destroy this temple, and in three days I will
raise it up."
The Jews then said, "It has taken forty-six years to build this temple,
and will you raise it up in three days?"
But he spoke of the temple of his body.
Afterward, Jesus found him in the temple, and said to him, "See, you
are well! Sin no more, that nothing worse befall you."
About the middle of the feast Jesus went up into the temple and
So Jesus proclaimed, as he taught in the temple, "You know me, and you
know where I come from? But I have not come of my own accord; he who
sent me is true, and him you do not know.
Early in the morning he came again to the temple; all the people came
to him, and he sat down and taught them.
These words he spoke in the treasury, as he taught in the temple; but
no one arrested him, because his hour had not yet come.
So they took up stones to throw at him; but Jesus hid himself, and went
out of the temple.
it was winter, and Jesus was walking in the temple, in the portico of
They were looking for Jesus and saying to one another as they stood in
the temple, "What do you think? That he will not come to the feast?"
Jesus answered him, "I have spoken openly to the world; I have always
taught in synagogues and in the temple, where all Jews come together; I
have said nothing secretly.
And day by day, attending the temple together and breaking bread in
their homes, they partook of food with glad and generous hearts,
Now Peter and John were going up to the temple at the hour of prayer,
the ninth hour.
And a man lame from birth was being carried, whom they laid daily at
that gate of the temple which is called Beautiful to ask alms of those
who entered the temple.
Seeing Peter and John about to go into the temple, he asked for alms.
And leaping up he stood and walked and entered the temple with them,
walking and leaping and praising God.
and recognized him as the one who sat for alms at the Beautiful Gate of
the temple; and they were filled with wonder and amazement at what had
happened to him.
And as they were speaking to the people, the priests and the captain
of the temple and the Sadducees came upon them,
"Go and stand in the temple and speak to the people all the words of
And when they heard this, they entered the temple at daybreak and
Now the high priest came and those who were with him and called
together the council and all the senate of Israel, and sent to the
prison to have them brought.
Now when the captain of the temple and the chief priests heard these
words, they were much perplexed about them, wondering what this would
And some one came and told them, "The men whom you put in prison are
standing in the temple and teaching the people."
And every day in the temple and at home they did not cease teaching and
preaching Jesus as the Christ.
And the priest of Zeus, whose temple was in front of the city, brought
oxen and garlands to the gates and wanted to offer sacrifice with the
And there is danger not only that this trade of ours may come into
disrepute but also that the temple of the great goddess Artemis may
count for nothing, and that she may even be deposed from her
magnificence, she whom all Asia and the world worship."
And when the town clerk had quieted the crowd, he said, "Men of
Ephesus, what man is there who does not know that the city of the
Ephesians is temple keeper of the great Artemis, and of the sacred
stone that fell from the sky?
Then Paul took the men, and the next day he purified himself with them
and went into the temple, to give notice when the days of purification
would be fulfilled and the offering presented for every one of them.
When the seven days were almost completed, the Jews from Asia, who
had seen him in the temple, stirred up all the crowd, and laid hands on
crying out, "Men of Israel, help! This is the man who is teaching men
everywhere against the people and the law and this place; moreover he
also brought Greeks into the temple, and he has defiled this holy
For they had previously seen Trophimus the Ephesian with him in the
city, and they supposed that Paul had brought him into the temple.
Then all the city was aroused, and the people ran together; they seized
Paul and dragged him out of the temple, and at once the gates were shut.
"When I had returned to Jerusalem and was praying in the temple, I
fell into a trance
He even tried to profane the temple, but we seized him.
and they did not find me disputing with any one or stirring up a crowd,
either in the temple or in the synagogues, or in the city.
As I was doing this, they found me purified in the temple, without any
crowd or tumult. But some Jews from Asia--
Paul said in his defense, "Neither against the law of the Jews, nor
against the temple, nor against Caesar have I offended at all."
For this reason the Jews seized me in the temple and tried to kill me.
You who say that one must not commit adultery, do you commit adultery?
You who abhor idols, do you rob temples?
Do you not know that you are God's temple and that God's Spirit
dwells in you?
If any one destroys God's temple, God will destroy him. For God's
temple is holy, and that temple you are.
Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within
you, which you have from God? You are not your own;
For if any one sees you, a man of knowledge, at table in an idol's
temple, might he not be encouraged, if his conscience is weak, to eat
food offered to idols?
Do you not know that those who are employed in the temple service get
their food from the temple, and those who serve at the altar share in
the sacrificial offerings?
What agreement has the temple of God with idols? For we are the temple
of the living God; as God said, "I will live in them and move among
them, and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.
in whom the whole structure is joined together and grows into a holy
temple in the Lord;
who opposes and exalts himself against every so-called god or object of
worship, so that he takes his seat in the temple of God, proclaiming
himself to be God.
He who conquers, I will make him a pillar in the temple of my God;
never shall he go out of it, and I will write on him the name of my
God, and the name of the city of my God, the new Jerusalem which comes
down from my God out of heaven, and my own new name.
Therefore are they before the throne of God, and serve him day and
night within his temple; and he who sits upon the throne will shelter
them with his presence.
Then I was given a measuring rod like a staff, and I was told: "Rise
and measure the temple of God and the altar and those who worship there,
but do not measure the court outside the temple; leave that out, for it
is given over to the nations, and they will trample over the holy city
for forty-two months.
Then God's temple in heaven was opened, and the ark of his covenant
was seen within his temple; and there were flashes of lightning,
voices, peals of thunder, an earthquake, and heavy hail.
And another angel came out of the temple, calling with a loud voice to
him who sat upon the cloud, "Put in your sickle, and reap, for the hour
to reap has come, for the harvest of the earth is fully ripe."
And another angel came out of the temple in heaven, and he too had a
After this I looked, and the temple of the tent of witness in heaven
and out of the temple came the seven angels with the seven plagues,
robed in pure bright linen, and their breasts girded with golden
and the temple was filled with smoke from the glory of God and from his
power, and no one could enter the temple until the seven plagues of the
seven angels were ended.
Then I heard a loud voice from the temple telling the seven angels,
"Go and pour out on the earth the seven bowls of the wrath of God."
The seventh angel poured his bowl into the air, and a loud voice came
out of the temple, from the throne, saying, "It is done!"
And I saw no temple in the city, for its temple is the Lord God the
Almighty and the Lamb.