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Matthew 22:19-21

"Show

me the tax money.” They brought to him a denarius. He asked them, “Whose is this image and inscription?” They said to him, “Caesar’s.” Then he said to them, “Give therefore to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s.”  Matthew 22:19-21

Context

Matthew 22 [15.] Then the Pharisees went and took counsel how they might entrap him in his talk. They sent their disciples to him, along with the Herodians, saying, “Teacher, we know that you are honest, and teach the way of God in truth, no matter whom you teach, for you aren’t partial to anyone. Tell us therefore, what do you think? Is it lawful to pay taxes to Caesar, or not?”

Matthew 22 [18.] But Jesus perceived their wickedness, and said, “Why do you test me, you hypocrites? Show me the tax money.”

They brought to him a denarius.

Matthew 22 [20.] He asked them, “Whose is this image and inscription?”

Matthew 22 [21.] They said to him, “Caesar’s.”

Then he said to them, “Give therefore to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s.”


Matthew 22 [22.] When they heard it, they marveled, and left him, and went away.
PIB Scriptures are derived from the World English Bible