Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

They said to Him, Caesar's. Then He said to them, Therefore render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things which are God's.

New American Standard Bible

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.”

King James Version

They say unto him, Caesar's. Then saith he unto them, Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar's; and unto God the things that are God's.

Holman Bible

“Caesar’s,” they said to Him.

Then He said to them, “Therefore give back to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s.”

International Standard Version

They told him, "Caesar's." So he told them, "Then give back to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's."

A Conservative Version

They say to him, Caesar's. Then he says to them, Therefore, render the things of Caesar to Caesar, and the things of God to God.

American Standard Version

They say unto him, Caesar's. Then saith he unto them, Render therefore unto Caesar the things that are Caesar's; and unto God the things that are God's.

Amplified

They said, “[The Emperor Tiberius] Caesar’s.” Then He said to them, “Then pay to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s; and to God the things that are God’s.”

An Understandable Version

They answered Him, "Caesar's." Then He replied, "Pay to Caesar whatever belongs to Caesar and pay to God whatever belongs to God."

Anderson New Testament

They said to him: Caesar's. Then he said to them: Give, therefore, to Caesar the things that are Caesar s, and to God the things that are God s.

Bible in Basic English

They say to him, Caesar's. Then he said to them, Give to Caesar the things which are Caesar's, and to God the things which are God's.

Common New Testament

They said, "Caesar's." Then he said to them, "Render therefore to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's."

Daniel Mace New Testament

they answer'd, Cesar's. then said he to them, render therefore unto Cesar, the things which are Cesar's: and unto God, the things that are God's.

Darby Translation

They say to him, Caesar's. Then he says to them, Pay then what is Caesar's to Caesar, and what is God's to God.

Godbey New Testament

They say to Him, Caesar's. Then He says to them, Therefore render Caesar the things which are Caesar's; and unto God the things which are God's.

Goodspeed New Testament

They answered, "The emperor's." Then he said to them, "Then pay the emperor what belongs to the emperor, and pay God what belongs to God!"

John Wesley New Testament

They say to him, Cesar's. Then said he to them, Render therefore to Cesar the things that are Cesar's, and to God the things that are God's.

Julia Smith Translation

They say to him, Caesar's. Then says he to them, Give back then to Caesar the things of Caesar; and the things of God to God.

King James 2000

They said unto him, Caesar's. Then said he unto them, Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar's; and unto God the things that are God's.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They said to him, "Caesar's." Then he said to them, "Therefore give to Caesar the things of Caesar, and to God the things of God!"

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They said unto him, "Caesar's." Then said he unto them, "Give therefore to Caesar, that which is Caesar's: and give unto God, that which is God's."

Moffatt New Testament

"Caesar's," they said. Then he told them, "Give Caesar what belongs to Caesar, give God what belongs to God."

Montgomery New Testament

"Caesar's," they answered. Then he said to them, "Render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and unto God the things that are God's."

NET Bible

They replied, "Caesar's." He said to them, "Then give to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's."

New Heart English Bible

They said to him, "Caesar's." Then he said to them, "Give therefore to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's."

Noyes New Testament

They say, Caesars. Then saith he to them, Render then to Caesar the things that are Caesars, and to God the things that are Gods.

Sawyer New Testament

They said to him, Caesar's. Then he said to them, Give therefore Caesar's dues to Caesar, and God's to God.

The Emphasized Bible

They say - Caesar's. Then, saith he unto them - Render, therefore, the things of Caesar, unto Caesar, - and, the things of God, unto God.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

They say unto him, Caesar's. Then saith he to them, Render therefore to Caesar, the things which are Caesar's; and to God, the things which are God's.

Twentieth Century New Testament

"The Emperor's," they answered: on which he said to them: "Then pay to the Emperor what belongs to the Emperor, and to God what belongs to God."

Webster

They say to him, Cesar's. Then saith he to them, Render therefore to Cesar, the things which are Cesar's; and to God, the things that are God's.

Weymouth New Testament

"Caesar's," they replied. "Pay therefore," He rejoined, "what is Caesar's to Caesar; and what is God's to God."

Williams New Testament

They answered, "Caesar's." Then He said to them, "Pay Caesar, therefore, what belongs to Caesar, and pay God what belongs to God."

World English Bible

They said to him, "Caesar's." Then he said to them, "Give therefore to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's."

Worrell New Testament

They say to Him, "Caesar's." Then saith He to them, "Render, therefore, the things of Caesar to Caesar, and the things of God to God."

Worsley New Testament

They answered, Cesar's. Then saith He unto them, Render therefore to Cesar the things that are Cesar's; and to God the things that are God's.

Youngs Literal Translation

they say to him, 'Caesar's;' then saith he to them, 'Render therefore the things of Caesar to Caesar, and the things of God to God;'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045


Usage: 0

sar's
Καῖσαρ 
Kaisar 
Usage: 24

τότε 
Tote 
then, that time, when, not tr
Usage: 105

saith he
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045


Usage: 0

ἀποδίδωμι 
Apodidomi 
Usage: 25

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

untosar
Καῖσαρ 
Kaisar 
Usage: 24

Καῖσαρ 
Kaisar 
Usage: 24

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

References

Context Readings

Paying Taxes To Caesar

20 And He said to them, Whose image and inscription is this? 21 They said to Him, Caesar's. Then He said to them, Therefore render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things which are God's. 22 When they heard these words, they marveled, and they left Him and went away.


Cross References

Romans 13:7

Therefore give to all their dues; to the one due tax, the tax; tribute to whom tribute is due, fear to whom fear is due, and honor to whom honor is due.

Proverbs 24:21

My son, fear Jehovah and the king; and do not fellowship with those who are given to change;

Daniel 3:16-18

Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego answered and said to the king, O Nebuchadnezzar, we have no need to return a word to you on this matter.

Daniel 6:10-11

And when he had learned that the document was signed, Daniel went to his house. And his windows were open in his roof room toward Jerusalem; and he kneeled on his knees three times a day and prayed, and gave thanks before his God, as he did before.

Daniel 6:20-23

And when he came to the den, he cried with a grieved voice to Daniel. The king spoke and said to Daniel, O Daniel, servant of the living God, is your God whom you always serve able to deliver you from the lions?

Malachi 1:6-8

A son honors his father, and a servant his master. If then I am a father, where is My honor? And if I am a master, where is My fear? says Jehovah of Hosts to you, O priests who despise My name. And you say, In what way have we despised Your name?

Malachi 3:8-10

Will a man rob God? Yet you have robbed Me. But you say, In what have we robbed You? In the tithe and the offering!

Matthew 4:10

Then Jesus said to him, Go, Satan! For it is written, "You shall worship the Lord your God, and Him only you shall serve."

Matthew 17:25-27

He said, Yes. And when he had come into the house, Jesus anticipated him, saying, What do you think, Simon? From whom do the kings of the earth take custom or tribute? From their sons, or from strangers?

Matthew 22:37

Jesus said to him, You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.

Luke 23:2

And they began to accuse Him, saying, We have found this one perverting the nation and forbidding them to give tribute to Caesar, saying himself to be a king, Christ.

Acts 4:19

But Peter and John answered and said to them, Whether it is right before God to listen to you more than to God, you judge.

Acts 5:29

And Peter and the apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.

1 Peter 2:13-17

Then be in obedience to every ordinance of men, because of the Lord, whether to a king as supreme,

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