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Tell us, then, what do you think? Is it against our Law to pay taxes to the Roman Emperor, or not?"
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Tell us therefore what dost thou think? Is it lawful to give tribute to Caesar, or not?
Jeremiah 42:2,3,20 And they said to Jeremiah the prophet: Let our supplication fall before thee: and pray thou for us to the Lord thy God for all this remnant, for we are left but a few of many, as thy eyes do behold us. . . .
Acts 28:22 But we desire to hear of thee what thou thinkest: for as concerning this sect, we know that it is every where contradicted.
Deuteronomy 17:14,15 When thou art come into the land, which the Lord thy God will give thee, and possessest it, and shalt say: I will set a king over me, as all nations have that are round about: . . .
Ezra 4:13 And now be it known to the king, that if this city be built up, and the walls thereof repaired, they will not pay tribute nor toll, nor yearly revenues, and this loss will fall upon the kings.
Ezra 7:24 We give you also to understand concerning all the priests, and the Levites, and the singers, and the porters, and the Nathinites, and ministers of the house of this God, that you have no authority to impose toll or tribute, or custom upon them.
Nehemiah 5:4 And others said: Let us borrow money for the king's tribute, and let us give up our fields and vineyards:
Nehemiah 9:37 And the fruits thereof grow up for the kings, whom thou hast set over us for our sins, and they have dominion over our bodies, and over our beasts, according to their will, and we are in great tribulation.
Acts 5:37 After this man, rose up Judas of Galilee, in the days of the enrolling, and drew away the people after him. He also perished: and all, even as many as consented to him, were dispersed.
Romans 13:6,7 For therefore also you pay tribute. For they are the ministers of God, serving unto this purpose. . . .
Luke 2:1 And it came to pass that in those days there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that the whole world should be enrolled.
John 19:12-15 And from henceforth Pilate sought to release him. But the Jews cried out, saying: If thou release this man, thou art not Caesar's friend. For whosoever maketh himself a king speaketh against Caesar. . . .
Acts 17:7 Whom Jason hath received. And these all do contrary to the decrees of Caesar, saying that there is another king, Jesus.
Acts 25:8 Paul making answer for himself: Neither against the law of the Jews, nor against the temple, nor against Caesar, have I offended in any thing.
ContextPaying Taxes to Caesar
…16And they sent to him their disciples with the Herodians, saying: Master, we know that thou art a true speaker and teachest the way of God in truth. Neither carest thou for any man: for thou dost not regard the person of men. 17Tell us therefore what dost thou think? Is it lawful to give tribute to Caesar, or not? 18But Jesus knowing their wickedness, said: Why do you tempt me, ye hypocrites?…
And he said: Of strangers. Jesus said to him: Then the children are free.
But Jesus knowing their wickedness, said: Why do you tempt me, ye hypocrites?
And it came to pass that in those days there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that the whole world should be enrolled.
Now in the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, Pontius Pilate being governor of Judea, and Herod being tetrarch of Galilee, and Philip his brother tetrarch of Iturea and the country of Trachonitis, and Lysanias tetrarch of Abilina:
Is it lawful for us to give tribute to Caesar, or no?
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