Now, for us Brits if you want to order some cash ready for a expedition to another country, what do you call this type of business?
A foreign currency exchange shop? or maybe the more upmarket French sounding ‘Bureau De Change’ kiosk you might get inside a department store like Debenhams?
Well what was the name of theses businesses in the times of bible?
The money changers? Yes that’s right, a place Jesus mentioned where he got cross and turned over some tables when he said ‘…why have you turned my Father’s house in to a market?’ as the temple should not of been a place for business activities. Matthew 21 : 12
Well some things have stayed the same in Jerusalem, nice and simple, ‘Money changers’ This one is right inside of the famous Jaffa Gate.