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Luke 19:45–46

Jesus Cleanses the Temple

45 cAnd he entered the temple and began to drive out those who sold, 46 saying to them, It is written, dMy house shall be a house of prayer,’ but eyou have made it a den of robbers.”

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Luke 19:45–46 — The New International Version (NIV)

45 When Jesus entered the temple courts, he began to drive out those who were selling. 46 It is written,” he said to them, “ ‘My house will be a house of prayer; but you have made ita den of robbers.’

Luke 19:45–46 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

45 And he went into the temple, and began to cast out them that sold therein, and them that bought; 46 Saying unto them, It is written, My house is the house of prayer: but ye have made it a den of thieves.

Luke 19:45–46 — New Living Translation (NLT)

45 Then Jesus entered the Temple and began to drive out the people selling animals for sacrifices. 46 He said to them, The Scriptures declare, ‘My Temple will be a house of prayer,’ but you have turned it into a den of thieves.”

Luke 19:45–46 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

45 Then He went into the temple and began to drive out those who bought and sold in it, 46 saying to them, It is written, My house is a house of prayer,’ but you have made it a den of thieves.’ ”

Luke 19:45–46 — New Century Version (NCV)

45 Jesus went into the Temple and began to throw out the people who were selling things there. 46 He said, “It is written in the Scriptures, ‘My Temple will be a house for prayer.’ But you have changed it into a ‘hideout for robbers’!”

Luke 19:45–46 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

45 And he entered into the temple, and began to cast out them that sold, 46 saying unto them, It is written, And my house shall be a house of prayer: but ye have made it a den of robbers.

Luke 19:45–46 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

45 And entering into the temple, he began to cast out those that sold and bought in it, 46 saying to them, It is written, My house is a house of prayer, but ye have made it a den of robbers.

Luke 19:45–46 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

45 Jesus went into the temple courtyard and began to throw out those who were selling things there. 46 He said to them, “Scripture says, ‘My house will be a house of prayer,’ but you have turned it into a gathering place for thieves.” 

Luke 19:45–46 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

45 He went into the temple complex and began to throw out those who were selling, 46 and He said, It is written, My house will be a house of prayer, but you have made it a den of thieves!”

Luke 19:45–46 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

45 Then he entered the temple and began to drive out those who were selling things there; 46 and he said, It is written,

My house shall be a house of prayer’;

but you have made it a den of robbers.”

Luke 19:45–46 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

45 And he entered into the temple courts and began to drive out those who were selling, 46 saying to them, “It is written, ‘And my house will be a house of prayer,’ but you have made it a cave of robbers!”

Luke 19:45–46 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

45 Then Jesus entered the temple area. He began chasing out those who were selling there. 46 He told them, “It is written that the Lord said, ‘My house will be a house where people can pray.’ But you have made it a ‘den for robbers.’ ”

Luke 19:45–46 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

45 Jesus entered the temple and began to drive out those who were selling,

46 saying to them, It is written, ‘And My house shall be a house of prayer,’ but you have made it a robbers den.”