Matthew 22:16
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English Standard Version
And they sent their disciples to him, along with the Herodians, saying, “Teacher, we know that you are true and teach the way of God truthfully, and you do not care about anyone’s opinion, for you are not swayed by appearances.

King James Bible
And they sent out unto him their disciples with the Herodians, saying, Master, we know that thou art true, and teachest the way of God in truth, neither carest thou for any man: for thou regardest not the person of men.

American Standard Version
And they send to him their disciples, with the Herodians, saying, Teacher, we know that thou art true, and teachest the way of God in truth, and carest not for any one: for thou regardest not the person of men.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And 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.

English Revised Version
And they send to him their disciples, with the Herodians, saying, Master, we know that thou art true, and teachest the way of God in truth, and carest not for any one: for thou regardest not the person of men.

Webster's Bible Translation
And they sent out to him their disciples, with the Herodians, saying, Master, we know that thou art true, and teachest the way of God in truth, neither carest thou for any man: for thou regardest not the person of men.

Weymouth New Testament
So they sent to Him their disciples together with the Herodians; who said, "Teacher, we know that you are truthful and that you faithfully teach God's truth; and that no fear of man misleads you, for you are not biased by men's wealth or rank.

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they sent. The profound malice of the Pharisees appears here in their choice of companions, their affected praise, and the artful and difficult questions they proposed.

the Herodians.

Matthew 16:11,12 How is it that you do not understand that I spoke it not to you concerning bread...

Mark 3:6 And the Pharisees went forth, and straightway took counsel with the Herodians against him, how they might destroy him.

Mark 8:15 And he charged them, saying, Take heed, beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, and of the leaven of Herod.

Master.

Matthew 22:24,26 Saying, Master, Moses said, If a man die, having no children, his brother shall marry his wife, and raise up seed to his brother...

Matthew 26:18,49 And he said, Go into the city to such a man, and say to him, The Master said, My time is at hand...

Mark 10:17 And when he was gone forth into the way, there came one running, and kneeled to him, and asked him, Good Master...

Luke 7:40 And Jesus answering said to him, Simon, I have somewhat to say to you. And he said, Master, say on.

we know.

Psalm 5:9 For there is no faithfulness in their mouth; their inward part is very wickedness; their throat is an open sepulcher...

Psalm 12:2 They speak vanity every one with his neighbor: with flattering lips and with a double heart do they speak.

Psalm 55:21 The words of his mouth were smoother than butter, but war was in his heart: his words were softer than oil, yet were they drawn swords.

Proverbs 29:5 A man that flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his feet.

Isaiah 59:13-15 In transgressing and lying against the LORD, and departing away from our God, speaking oppression and revolt...

Jeremiah 9:3-5 And they bend their tongues like their bow for lies: but they are not valiant for the truth on the earth...

Ezekiel 33:30,31 Also, you son of man, the children of your people still are talking against you by the walls and in the doors of the houses...

true.

Malachi 2:6 The law of truth was in his mouth, and iniquity was not found in his lips: he walked with me in peace and equity...

John 7:18 He that speaks of himself seeks his own glory: but he that seeks his glory that sent him, the same is true...

John 14:6 Jesus said to him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man comes to the Father, but by me.

John 18:37 Pilate therefore said to him, Are you a king then? Jesus answered, You say that I am a king. To this end was I born...

2 Corinthians 2:17 For we are not as many, which corrupt the word of God: but as of sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of God speak we in Christ.

2 Corinthians 4:2 But have renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully...

1 John 5:20 And we know that the Son of God is come, and has given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true...

neither.

Deuteronomy 33:9 Who said to his father and to his mother, I have not seen him; neither did he acknowledge his brothers, nor knew his own children...

1 Kings 22:14 And Micaiah said, As the LORD lives, what the LORD said to me, that will I speak.

Job 32:21,22 Let me not, I pray you, accept any man's person, neither let me give flattering titles to man...

Micah 3:9-12 Hear this, I pray you, you heads of the house of Jacob, and princes of the house of Israel, that abhor judgment...

Malachi 2:9 Therefore have I also made you contemptible and base before all the people, according as you have not kept my ways...

Mark 12:14 And when they were come, they say to him, Master, we know that you are true, and care for no man: for you regard not the person of men...

Luke 20:21 And they asked him, saying, Master, we know that you say and teach rightly, neither accept you the person of any...

2 Corinthians 5:16 Why from now on know we no man after the flesh: yes, though we have known Christ after the flesh...

Galatians 1:10 For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.

Galatians 2:6 But of these who seemed to be somewhat, (whatever they were, it makes no matter to me...

1 Thessalonians 2:4 But as we were allowed of God to be put in trust with the gospel, even so we speak; not as pleasing men, but God...

James 3:17 But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be entreated, full of mercy and good fruits...

Cross References
Mark 3:6
The Pharisees went out and immediately held counsel with the Herodians against him, how to destroy him.

Mark 8:15
And he cautioned them, saying, "Watch out; beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and the leaven of Herod."

Mark 12:13
And they sent to him some of the Pharisees and some of the Herodians, to trap him in his talk.

Mark 12:14
And they came and said to him, "Teacher, we know that you are true and do not care about anyone's opinion. For you are not swayed by appearances, but truly teach the way of God. Is it lawful to pay taxes to Caesar, or not? Should we pay them, or should we not?"

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