When Jesus entered the temple courts, he began to drive out those who were selling. “It is written,” he said to them, “ 'My house will be a house of prayer'; but you have made it 'a den of robbers.' “ Every day he was teaching at the temple. But the chief priests, the teachers of the law and the leaders among the
people were trying to kill him. Yet they could not find any way to do it, because all the people hung on his words.