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The next day, when they had come out from Bethany, he was hungry.

Seeing a fig tree afar off having leaves, he came to see if perhaps he might find anything on it.

When he came to it, he found nothing but leaves, for it was not the season for figs.

They came to Jerusalem, and Jesus entered into the temple,

and began to throw out those who sold and those who bought in the temple, and overthrew the money changers’ tables, and the seats of those who sold the doves.

He would not allow anyone to carry a container through the temple. He taught, saying to them, “Isn’t it written, ‘My house will be called a house of prayer for all the nations?’ But you have made it a den of robbers!”

The chief priests and the scribes heard it, and sought how they might destroy him. For they feared him, because all the multitude was astonished at his teaching.