New American Standard Bible
But Jesus perceived their malice, and said, "Why are you testing Me, you hypocrites?
King James Bible
But Jesus perceived their wickedness, and said, Why tempt ye me, ye hypocrites?
Darby Bible Translation
But Jesus, knowing their wickedness, said, Why tempt ye me, hypocrites?
World English Bible
But Jesus perceived their wickedness, and said, "Why do you test me, you hypocrites?
Young's Literal Translation
And Jesus having known their wickedness, said, 'Why me do ye tempt, hypocrites?
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Jesus perceived their wickedness - This must have been done by his power of searching the heart, and proves that he was omniscient.
No more man has the power of discerning the motives of others.
Tempt ye me - Try me, or endeavor to lead me into difficulty by an insidious question.
Hypocrites - Dissemblers. Professing to be candid inquirers, when their only object was to lead into difficulty. See the notes at Matthew 6:2.
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'And Jesus answered and spake unto them again by parables, and said, 2. The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king, which made a marriage for his son, 3. And sent forth his servants to call them that were bidden to the wedding: and they would not come. 4. Again, he sent forth other servants, saying, Tell them which are bidden, Behold, I have prepared my dinner: my oxen and my fatlings are killed, and all things are ready: come unto the marriage. 6. But they made light of it, and went their …
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"Show Me the coin used for the poll-tax." And they brought Him a denarius.
They were saying this, testing Him, so that they might have grounds for accusing Him. But Jesus stooped down and with His finger wrote on the ground.
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