2:1 On the third day there was a marriage at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there;
2:1 On the third day there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there.

2:2 Jesus also was invited to the marriage, with his disciples.
2:2 Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding.

2:3 When the wine failed, the mother of Jesus said to him, "They have no wine."
2:3 When the wine gave out, the mother of Jesus said to him, "They have no wine."

2:4 And Jesus said to her, "O woman, what have you to do with me? My hour has not yet come."
2:4 And Jesus said to her, "Woman, what concern is that to you and to me? My hour has not yet come."

2:5 His mother said to the servants, "Do whatever he tells you."
2:5 His mother said to the servants, "Do whatever he tells you."

2:6 Now six stone jars were standing there, for the Jewish rites of purification, each holding twenty or thirty gallons.
2:6 Now standing there were six stone water jars for the Jewish rites of purification, each holding twenty or thirty gallons.

2:7 Jesus said to them, "Fill the jars with water." And they filled them up to the brim.
2:7 Jesus said to them, "Fill the jars with water." And they filled them up to the brim.

2:8 He said to them, "Now draw some out, and take it to the steward of the feast." So they took it.
2:8 He said to them, "Now draw some out, and take it to the chief steward." So they took it.

2:9 When the steward of the feast tasted the water now become wine, and did not know where it came from (though the servants who had drawn the water knew), the steward of the feast called the bridegroom
2:9 When the steward tasted the water that had become wine, and did not know where it came from (though the servants who had drawn the water knew), the steward called the bridegroom

2:10 and said to him, "Every man serves the good wine first; and when men have drunk freely, then the poor wine; but you have kept the good wine until now."
2:10 and said to him, "Everyone serves the good wine first, and then the inferior wine after the guests have become drunk. But you have kept the good wine until now."

2:11 This, the first of his signs, Jesus did at Cana in Galilee, and manifested his glory; and his disciples believed in him.
2:11 Jesus did this, the first of his signs, in Cana of Galilee, and revealed his glory; and his disciples believed in him.

2:12 After this he went down to Caper'na-um, with his mother and his brothers and his disciples; and there they stayed for a few days.
2:12 After this he went down to Capernaum with his mother, his brothers, and his disciples; and they remained there a few days.

2:13 The Passover of the Jews was at hand, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.
2:13 The Passover of the Jews was near, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.

2:14 In the temple he found those who were selling oxen and sheep and pigeons, and the money-changers at their business.
2:14 In the temple he found people selling cattle, sheep, and doves, and the money changers seated at their tables.

2:15 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.
2:15 Making a whip of cords, he drove all of them out of the temple, both the sheep and the cattle. He also poured out the coins of the money changers and overturned their tables.

2:16 And he told those who sold the pigeons, "Take these things away; you shall not make my Father's house a house of trade."
2:16 He told those who were selling the doves, "Take these things out of here! Stop making my Father's house a marketplace!"

2:17 His disciples remembered that it was written, "Zeal for thy house will consume me."
2:17 His disciples remembered that it was written, "Zeal for your house will consume me."

2:18 The Jews then said to him, "What sign have you to show us for doing this?"
2:18 The Jews then said to him, "What sign can you show us for doing this?"

2:19 Jesus answered them, "Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up."
2:19 Jesus answered them, "Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up."

2:20 The Jews then said, "It has taken forty-six years to build this temple, and will you raise it up in three days?"
2:20 The Jews then said, "This temple has been under construction for forty-six years, and will you raise it up in three days?"

2:21 But he spoke of the temple of his body.
2:21 But he was speaking of the temple of his body.

2:22 When therefore he was raised from the dead, his disciples remembered that he had said this; and they believed the scripture and the word which Jesus had spoken.
2:22 After he was raised from the dead, his disciples remembered that he had said this; and they believed the scripture and the word that Jesus had spoken.

2:23 Now when he was in Jerusalem at the Passover feast, many believed in his name when they saw the signs which he did;
2:23 When he was in Jerusalem during the Passover festival, many believed in his name because they saw the signs that he was doing.

2:24 but Jesus did not trust himself to them,
2:24 But Jesus on his part would not entrust himself to them, because he knew all people

2:25 because he knew all men and needed no one to bear witness of man; for he himself knew what was in man.
2:25 and needed no one to testify about anyone; for he himself knew what was in everyone.