Luke 20:22
New International Version
Is it right for us to pay taxes to Caesar or not?”

New Living Translation
Now tell us—is it right for us to pay taxes to Caesar or not?”

English Standard Version
Is it lawful for us to give tribute to Caesar, or not?”

Berean Study Bible
Is it lawful for us to pay taxes to Caesar or not?”

Berean Literal Bible
Is it lawful for us to give tribute to Caesar, or not?"

King James Bible
Is it lawful for us to give tribute unto Caesar, or no?

New King James Version
Is it lawful for us to pay taxes to Caesar or not?”

New American Standard Bible
Is it permissible for us to pay taxes to Caesar, or not?”

NASB 1995
“Is it lawful for us to pay taxes to Caesar, or not?”

NASB 1977
“Is it lawful for us to pay taxes to Caesar, or not?”

Amplified Bible
Is it lawful [according to Jewish law and tradition] for us to pay taxes (tribute money) to Caesar or not?”

Christian Standard Bible
Is it lawful for us to pay taxes to Caesar or not? ”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Is it lawful for us to pay taxes to Caesar or not?”

American Standard Version
Is it lawful for us to give tribute unto Caesar, or not?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“Is it legal for us to give poll tax to Caesar or not?”

Contemporary English Version
Tell us, should we pay taxes to the Emperor or not?"

Douay-Rheims Bible
Is it lawful for us to give tribute to Caesar, or no?

English Revised Version
Is it lawful for us to give tribute unto Caesar, or not?

Good News Translation
Tell us, is it against our Law for us to pay taxes to the Roman Emperor, or not?"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Is it right for us to pay taxes to the emperor or not?"

International Standard Version
Is it lawful for us to pay taxes to Caesar or not?"

Literal Standard Version
Is it lawful to us to give tribute to Caesar or not?”

NET Bible
Is it right for us to pay the tribute tax to Caesar or not?"

New Heart English Bible
Is it lawful for us to pay taxes to Caesar, or not?"

Weymouth New Testament
Is it allowable to pay a tax to Caesar, or not?"

World English Bible
Is it lawful for us to pay taxes to Caesar, or not?"

Young's Literal Translation
Is it lawful to us to give tribute to Caesar or not?'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Paying Taxes to Caesar
21“Teacher,” they inquired, “we know that You speak and teach correctly. You show no partiality, but teach the way of God in accordance with the truth. 22Is it lawful for us to pay taxes to Caesar or not?” 23But Jesus saw through their duplicity and said to them,…

Cross References
Matthew 17:25
"Yes," he answered. When Peter entered the house, Jesus preempted him. "What do you think, Simon?" He asked. "From whom do the kings of the earth collect customs and taxes: from their own sons, or from others?"

Luke 20:21
"Teacher," they inquired, "we know that You speak and teach correctly. You show no partiality, but teach the way of God in accordance with the truth.

Luke 20:23
But Jesus saw through their duplicity and said to them,

Luke 23:2
And they began to accuse Him, saying, "We found this man subverting our nation, forbidding payment of taxes to Caesar, and proclaiming Himself to be Christ, a King."

Romans 13:7
Pay everyone what you owe him: taxes to whom taxes are due, revenue to whom revenue is due, respect to whom respect is due, honor to whom honor is due.


Treasury of Scripture

Is it lawful for us to give tribute to Caesar, or no?

Deuteronomy 17:15
Thou shalt in any wise set him king over thee, whom the LORD thy God shall choose: one from among thy brethren shalt thou set king over thee: thou mayest not set a stranger over thee, which is not thy brother.

Ezra 4:13,19-22
Be it known now unto the king, that, if this city be builded, and the walls set up again, then will they not pay toll, tribute, and custom, and so thou shalt endamage the revenue of the kings…

Ezra 9:7
Since the days of our fathers have we been in a great trespass unto this day; and for our iniquities have we, our kings, and our priests, been delivered into the hand of the kings of the lands, to the sword, to captivity, and to a spoil, and to confusion of face, as it is this day.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
Is it lawful
ἔξεστιν (exestin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1832: It is permitted, lawful, possible.

for us
ἡμᾶς (hēmas)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative 1st Person Plural
Strong's 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

to pay
δοῦναι (dounai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Active
Strong's 1325: To offer, give; I put, place. A prolonged form of a primary verb; to give.

taxes
φόρον (phoron)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 5411: A tax, tribute, especially on persons. From phero; a load, i.e. a tax.

to Caesar
Καίσαρι (Kaisari)
Noun - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2541: Of Latin origin; Caesar, a title of the Roman emperor.

or
(ē)
Conjunction
Strong's 2228: Or, than. A primary particle of distinction between two connected terms; disjunctive, or; comparative, than.

not?”
οὔ (ou)
Adverb
Strong's 3756: No, not. Also ouk, and ouch a primary word; the absolute negative adverb; no or not.


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