Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

So give us your opinion: Is it right to pay the poll-tax to the emperor, or not?"

New American Standard Bible

Tell us then, what do You think? Is it lawful to give a poll-tax to Caesar, or not?”

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

Tell us, therefore, what You think. Is it lawful to pay taxes to Caesar or not?”

International Standard Version

So tell us what you think. Is it lawful to pay taxes to Caesar or not?"

A Conservative Version

Tell us therefore, what does it seem to thee? Is it permitted to give tribute to Caesar or not?

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

Tell us then, what do You think? Is it permissible [according to Jewish law and tradition] to pay a poll-tax to Caesar, or not?”

An Understandable Version

So, tell us what you think. Is it lawful to pay taxes to Caesar, or not?"

Anderson New Testament

Tell us, therefore, what do you think? Is it lawful to give tribute to Caesar, or not?

Bible in Basic English

Give us, then, your opinion of this: Is it right to give tax to Caesar, or not?

Common New Testament

Tell us, then, what do you think? Is it lawful to pay taxes to Caesar, or not?"

Daniel Mace New Testament

tell us therefore, what is your opinion? is it lawful to pay tribute to Cesar, or no?

Darby Translation

tell us therefore what thou thinkest: Is it lawful to give tribute to Caesar, or not?

Godbey New Testament

Then tell us, what seems good to thee? is it lawful to give tribute to Caesar, or not?

John Wesley New Testament

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

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore say to us, What seems to thee Is it lawful to give tribute to Caesar, or not?

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore tell us what you think. Is it permitted to pay taxes to Caesar or not?"

Modern King James verseion

Therefore tell us; what do you think? Is it lawful to give tribute to Caesar or not?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

Moffatt New Testament

Tell us, then, what you think about this. Is it right to pay taxes to Caesar or not?"

Montgomery New Testament

"Give us your advice, then. Is it allowable to pay taxes to Caesar, or not?"

NET Bible

Tell us then, what do you think? Is it right to pay taxes to Caesar or not?"

New Heart English Bible

Tell us therefore, what do you think? Is it lawful to pay taxes to Caesar, or not?"

Noyes New Testament

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

Sawyer New Testament

Tell us, therefore, what you think; is it right to pay tribute to Caesar or not?

The Emphasized Bible

Tell us then, how, to thee, it seemeth? Is it allowable to give tax unto Caesar, or not?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

tell us therefore, What thinkest thou? Is it lawful to pay tribute to Caesar, or not?

Twentieth Century New Testament

Tell us, then, what you think. Are we right in paying taxes to the Emperor, or not?"

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

Give us your judgement therefore: is it allowable for us to pay a poll-tax to Caesar, or not?"

Williams New Testament

So give us your opinion on the question: Is it right to pay Caesar the poll-tax, or not?"

World English Bible

Tell us therefore, what do you think? Is it lawful to pay taxes to Caesar, or not?"

Worrell New Testament

tell us, therefore, what thinkest Thou: Is it lawful to give tribute to Caesar or not?"

Worsley New Testament

Is it lawful to give tribute to Cesar, or not?

Youngs Literal Translation

tell us, therefore, what dost thou think? is it lawful to give tribute to Caesar or not?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

us
ἡμῖν 
hemin 
us, we, our, for us
Usage: 160

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

δοκέω 
Dokeo 
Usage: 45

thou
σοί 
Soi 
thee, thou, thy, thine own, not tr
Usage: 113

Is it lawful
ἔξεστι 
Exesti 
be lawful, may, let
Usage: 24

to give
δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

κῆνσος 
Kensos 
Usage: 2

Καῖσαρ 
Kaisar 
Usage: 24

or
ἤ 
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
Usage: 199

Context Readings

Paying Taxes To Caesar

16 So they sent their disciples to him with the Herodians, to say to him, "Master, we know that you tell the truth, and teach the way of God with sincerity, regardless of the consequences, for you are impartial. 17 So give us your opinion: Is it right to pay the poll-tax to the emperor, or not?" 18 But he saw their malice, and said,


Cross References

Luke 2:1

In those days an edict was issued by the Emperor Augustus that a census of the whole world should be taken.

Matthew 17:25

He said, "Yes." But when he went home, Jesus spoke of it first and said, "What do you think, Simon? From whom do earthly kings collect duties and taxes? From their own people, or from aliens?"

Matthew 17:25-15

He said, "Yes." But when he went home, Jesus spoke of it first and said, "What do you think, Simon? From whom do earthly kings collect duties and taxes? From their own people, or from aliens?"

Matthew 17:25

He said, "Yes." But when he went home, Jesus spoke of it first and said, "What do you think, Simon? From whom do earthly kings collect duties and taxes? From their own people, or from aliens?"

Matthew 17:25

He said, "Yes." But when he went home, Jesus spoke of it first and said, "What do you think, Simon? From whom do earthly kings collect duties and taxes? From their own people, or from aliens?"

Matthew 17:25

He said, "Yes." But when he went home, Jesus spoke of it first and said, "What do you think, Simon? From whom do earthly kings collect duties and taxes? From their own people, or from aliens?"

Matthew 17:25

He said, "Yes." But when he went home, Jesus spoke of it first and said, "What do you think, Simon? From whom do earthly kings collect duties and taxes? From their own people, or from aliens?"

Matthew 17:25-3

He said, "Yes." But when he went home, Jesus spoke of it first and said, "What do you think, Simon? From whom do earthly kings collect duties and taxes? From their own people, or from aliens?"

Matthew 17:25

He said, "Yes." But when he went home, Jesus spoke of it first and said, "What do you think, Simon? From whom do earthly kings collect duties and taxes? From their own people, or from aliens?"

Luke 3:1

In the fifteenth year of the reign of the Emperor Tiberius, when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, and Herod governor of Galilee, while his brother Philip was governor of the territory of Iturea and Trachonitis, and Lysanias was the governor of Abilene,

John 19:12-15

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 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.

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."

Acts 28:22

But we want to hear you state your views, for as far as this sect is concerned, we understand that everywhere it is denounced."

Romans 13:6-7

just as you pay your taxes; they are God's ministers, devoting themselves to this service.

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