Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
He saith, Yes. And when he was come into the house, Jesus prevented him, saying, What thinkest thou, Simon? of whom do the kings of the earth take custom or tribute? of their own children, or of strangers?
But Jesus answering said to him,
“Permit it at this time; for in this way it is fitting for us Then he *permitted Him. to fulfill all righteousness.”
They *said to Him, “Caesar’s.” Then He *said to them,
“ Then render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s; and to God the things that are God’s.”
For because of this you also pay taxes, for rulers are servants of God, devoting themselves to this very thing.
1 Samuel 17:25
The men of Israel said, “Have you seen this man who is coming up? Surely he is coming up to defy Israel. And it will be that the king will enrich the man who kills him with great riches and
will give him his daughter and make his father’s house free in Israel.”
From a foreigner you may exact it, but your hand shall release whatever of yours is with your brother.