Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Tell us therefore, What thinkest thou? Is it lawful to give tribute unto Caesar, or not?

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Acts 5:37
After him, at the time of the census, Judas of Galilee appeared, and raised a great following, but he too perished, and all his followers were scattered.
Romans 13:6
just as you pay your taxes; they are God's ministers, devoting themselves to this service.


Luke 2:1
In those days an edict was issued by the Emperor Augustus that a census of the whole world should be taken.
John 19:12
This made Pilate try to find a way to let him go, but the Jews shouted, "If you let him go, you are no friend of the emperor's! Anyone who calls himself a king utters treason against the emperor!"
Acts 17:7
and Jason has taken them in. They all disobey the emperor's decrees, and claim that someone else called Jesus is king."
Acts 25:8
Paul said in his own defense, "I have committed no offense against the Jewish Law or the Temple or the emperor."

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Luke 20:22
Is it right for us to pay taxes to the emperor, or not?"