Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

But Jesus was speaking about the "temple" of His [physical] body.

New American Standard Bible

But He was speaking of the temple of His body.

King James Version

But he spake of the temple of his body.

Holman Bible

But He was speaking about the sanctuary of His body.

International Standard Version

But the sanctuary he was speaking about was his own body.

A Conservative Version

But that man spoke about the temple of his body.

American Standard Version

But he spake of the temple of his body.

Amplified

But He was speaking of the temple which was His body.

Anderson New Testament

But he spoke of the temple of his body.

Bible in Basic English

But his words were about that holy building which was his body.

Common New Testament

But he was speaking of the temple of his body.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but by the temple he meant his body.

Darby Translation

But he spoke of the temple of his body.

Godbey New Testament

But He spoke concerning the temple of His body.

Goodspeed New Testament

But he was speaking of his body as the sanctuary.

John Wesley New Testament

But he spake of the temple of his body. When therefore he was risen from the dead, his disciples remembered that he had said this;

Julia Smith Translation

But he spake concerning the temple of his body.

King James 2000

But he spoke of the temple of his body.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But he was speaking about the temple of his body.

Modern King James verseion

But He spoke of the temple of His body.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But he spake of the temple of his body.

Moffatt New Testament

He meant the sanctuary of his body, however,

Montgomery New Testament

But he was speaking about the temple of his body; and when the disciples recalled what he had said,

NET Bible

But Jesus was speaking about the temple of his body.

New Heart English Bible

But he spoke of the temple of his body.

Noyes New Testament

But he spoke of the temple of his body.

Sawyer New Testament

But he spoke of the temple of his body.

The Emphasized Bible

But, he, was speaking concerning the shrine of his body.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Now he had spoken with reference to the temple of his own body.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But Jesus was speaking of his body as a temple.

Webster

But he spoke of the temple of his body.

Weymouth New Testament

But He was speaking of the Sanctuary of His body.

Williams New Testament

But He meant the sanctuary of His body.

World English Bible

But he spoke of the temple of his body.

Worrell New Testament

But He was speaking about the temple of His body.

Worsley New Testament

Therefore when he was risen from the dead,

Youngs Literal Translation

but he spake concerning the sanctuary of his body;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

he
ἐκεῖνος 
Ekeinos 
that, those, he, the same, they,
Usage: 148

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

of
περί 
Peri 
σῶμα 
Soma 
Usage: 254
Usage: 123

the temple
ναός 
Naos 
Usage: 39

his

Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals about John 2:21

Devotionals containing John 2:21

Images John 2:21

Prayers for John 2:21

Context Readings

Jesus Throws Merchants And Moneychangers Out Of The Temple Courtyard

20 But the Jews said, "It took forty-six years to build this Temple, and are you going to rebuild it in three days?" 21 But Jesus was speaking about the "temple" of His [physical] body. 22 Therefore, when He was raised from the dead, His disciples remembered what He had said and they believed the Scriptures and the words Jesus had spoken.



Cross References

1 Corinthians 6:19

Or, do you not know that your [physical] body is a temple [i.e., sanctuary] for the Holy Spirit, who lives in you and who was given to you by God? You do not belong to yourselves,

John 1:14

[Eventually] this Word became a human being and lived among us [Note: The word "lived" here refers to pitching a temporary tent]. (And we saw His splendor; such splendor as belongs to the Father's only Son), full of God's favor and truth.

Colossians 2:9

For all of the fullness of Deity lives in His body,

1 Corinthians 3:16

Do you people not know that you are God's Temple [i.e., the church. See I Pet. 2:5; I Tim. 3:15], and that the Holy Spirit of God lives in you [i.e., collectively]?

2 Corinthians 6:16

And what agreement is there between a temple of God and idols? For we are a temple of the living God, just as God said [Lev. 26:12], "I will live in them and walk among them [i.e., among His people]; and I will be their God and they will be my people."

Ephesians 2:20-22

[You are] built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets [See I Cor. 12:28], with Christ Jesus Himself being the principal stone by which the entire building is aligned.

Colossians 1:19

For God was very pleased to have all of [His] fullness dwell in Christ [See 2:9],

Hebrews 8:2

He is a minister in the sanctuary, [serving about holy things] in the true tabernacle, which was set up by the Lord and not by man [Note: This sanctuary/tabernacle represents either heaven or the church].

1 Peter 2:4-5

You should come to Him, who is a living stone, rejected by people, but chosen as precious in God's sight.

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