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THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO MARK - Chapter 12 - Verse 41

Verse 41. Sat over against. Opposite to, in full sight of.

The treasury. This was in the court of the women. See Mt 21:12. In that court there were fixed a number of places or coffers, made with a large open mouth, in the shape of a trumpet, for the purpose of receiving the offerings of the people; and the money thus contributed was devoted to the service of the temple—to incense, sacrifice, etc.

{w} "And Jesus sat" Lu 21:3 {1} "cast money" "A piece of brass money;" see Mt 10:9

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