Luke 20:24
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English Standard Version
“Show me a denarius. Whose likeness and inscription does it have?” They said, “Caesar’s.”

King James Bible
Shew me a penny. Whose image and superscription hath it? They answered and said, Caesar's.

American Standard Version
Show me a denarius. Whose image and superscription hath it? And they said, Caesar's.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Shew me a penny. Whose image and inscription hath it? They answering, said to him, Caesar's.

English Revised Version
Shew me a penny. Whose image and superscription hath it? And they said, Caesar's.

Webster's Bible Translation
Show me a penny. Whose image and superscription hath it? They answered and said, Cesar's.

Weymouth New Testament
"Show me a shilling; whose likeness and inscription does it bear?" "Caesar's," they said.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Penny

See on Matthew 20:2.

Image and superscription

See on Matthew 22:20.

Luke 20:24 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

a penny. See

Matthew 18:28 But the same servant went out, and found one of his fellow servants, which owed him an hundred pence: and he laid hands on him...

Matthew 20:2 And when he had agreed with the laborers for a penny a day, he sent them into his vineyard.

image. This was the head of the emperor; the superscription his titles. Julius Caesar was the first who caused his image to be struck on the Roman coin; and Tiberius was emperor at this time. This therefore was a denarius of Caesar, [dinarah kesar-anah,] as it is termed in the Talmud; and consequently this was respecting the tribute required by the Roman government.

Caesar's.

Luke 20:22 Is it lawful for us to give tribute to Caesar, or no?

Luke 2:1 And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed.

Luke 3:1 Now in the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, Pontius Pilate being governor of Judaea, and Herod being tetrarch of Galilee...

Luke 23:2 And they began to accuse him, saying, We found this fellow perverting the nation, and forbidding to give tribute to Caesar...

Acts 11:28 And there stood up one of them named Agabus, and signified by the Spirit that there should be great dearth throughout all the world...

Acts 25:8-12 While he answered for himself, Neither against the law of the Jews, neither against the temple, nor yet against Caesar...

Acts 26:32 Then said Agrippa to Festus, This man might have been set at liberty, if he had not appealed to Caesar.

Philippians 4:22 All the saints salute you, chiefly they that are of Caesar's household.

Cross References
Matthew 20:2
After agreeing with the laborers for a denarius a day, he sent them into his vineyard.

Matthew 22:20
And Jesus said to them, "Whose likeness and inscription is this?"

Luke 20:23
But he perceived their craftiness, and said to them,

Luke 20:25
He said to them, "Then render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's."

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