Jesus went out from the temple, and was going on his way. His disciples came to him to show him the buildings of the temple.
Be instructed, Jerusalem, lest my soul be alienated from you; lest I make you a desolation, a land not inhabited."
He said to me, Son of man, do you see what they do? even the great abominations that the house of Israel do commit here, that I should go far off from my sanctuary? But you shall again see yet other great abominations.
When he had come into the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came to him as he was teaching, and said, "By what authority do you do these things? Who gave you this authority?"
For I tell you, you will not see me from now on, until you say, 'Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!'"
As he went out of the temple, one of his disciples said to him, "Teacher, see what kind of stones and what kind of buildings!"
As some were talking about the temple and how it was decorated with beautiful stones and gifts, he said,
The Jews therefore said, "It took forty-six years to build this temple! Will you raise it up in three days?"
When they stood, these stood; and when they mounted up, these mounted up with them: for the spirit of the living creature was in them.
Then did the cherubim lift up their wings, and the wheels were beside them; and the glory of the God of Israel was over them above.