Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible




LET every soul be subject to the superior powers: for there is no power but from God; the existing powers are appointed by God. Wherefore he that sets himself against authority, resists the ordinance of God: and they who resist shall receive to themselves condemnation. For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? Do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise from it: read more.
for he is the minister of God to thee for good. But if thou doest that which is evil, tremble! for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, an avenger to inflict wrath on him that practises what is evil. Wherefore there is a necessity for being in subjection, not only for fear of wrath, but also for conscience sake. For on this account pay ye taxes also: for they are God's ministers, continually employed on this very service. Render therefore to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due, custom to whom custom, fear to whom fear, honour to whom honour.

tell us therefore, What thinkest thou? Is it lawful to pay tribute to Caesar, or not? But Jesus knew their wicked design, and said, Why tempt ye me, ye hypocrites? Shew me the money for the tribute; and they brought him a denarius. read more.
And he saith unto them, Whose figure is this and inscription? 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.


Be subject therefore to every human constitution for the Lord's sake; whether to a king as the supreme magistrate; or to governors, as sent by him for the punishment of wicked doers, but the praise of those who do well. For such is the will of God, that by well doing ye hold under restraint the ignorance of foolish men: read more.
as free, yet not using liberty as a cloak for wicked practices; but as being servants of God. Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the king.


Then went the Pharisees, and took counsel together how they might lay a snare to entrap him in his discourse. And they sent to him their disciples, with the Herodians, saying, Master, we know that thou art true, and teachest the way of God with veracity; and carest for no man, for thou regardest not the person of men: tell us therefore, What thinkest thou? Is it lawful to pay tribute to Caesar, or not? read more.
But Jesus knew their wicked design, and said, Why tempt ye me, ye hypocrites? Shew me the money for the tribute; and they brought him a denarius. And he saith unto them, Whose figure is this and inscription? 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. And when they heard him, they marvelled, and leaving him, went away.

And they sent unto him certain of the Pharisees and of the Herodians, that they might entrap him in discourse. And they come and say to him, Master, we know that thou art true, and carest not for any man: for thou regardest not the person of men, but teachest the way of God in truth: Is it lawful to pay tribute to Caesar, or not? shall we pay, or shall we not pay it? but he, perceiving their hypocrisy, said unto them, Why tempt ye me? bring me a denarius, that I may see it. read more.
And they brought it. And he said unto them, Whose figure and inscription is this? they say unto him, Caesar's. And Jesus addressing them, said, Render the things which are Caesar's, to Caesar; and what belongs to God, to God. And they marvelled at him.

And watching him, they sent men they had suborned, who pretended that they were righteous persons, in order to lay hold of some word of his, that they might deliver him to the power and authority of the governor. And they asked him, saying, Master, we know that thou speakest and teachest rightly, and respectest no man's person, but teachest the way of God in truth: Is it lawful for us to pay tribute to Caesar, or not? read more.
Then he, aware of their crafty design, said unto them, Why tempt ye me? Shew me a denarius. Whose image and inscription hath it? And they answering said, Caesar's. Then said he to them, Pay therefore to Caesar the things which are Caesar's, and to God the things which are God's. And they were unable to lay hold of a single expression of his before the people: and marvelling at his answer, they were silenced.



Shew me the money for the tribute; and they brought him a denarius.


Shew me the money for the tribute; and they brought him a denarius. And he saith unto them, Whose figure is this and inscription? 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.



Then went the Pharisees, and took counsel together how they might lay a snare to entrap him in his discourse. And they sent to him their disciples, with the Herodians, saying, Master, we know that thou art true, and teachest the way of God with veracity; and carest for no man, for thou regardest not the person of men: tell us therefore, What thinkest thou? Is it lawful to pay tribute to Caesar, or not? read more.
But Jesus knew their wicked design, and said, Why tempt ye me, ye hypocrites? Shew me the money for the tribute; and they brought him a denarius. And he saith unto them, Whose figure is this and inscription? 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. And when they heard him, they marvelled, and leaving him, went away.


Then Jesus answering, said to them, I also will ask you one question, which if ye answer me, then will I tell you by what authority I do these things. The baptism of John whence was it? from heaven, or from men? Hereupon they reasoned among themselves, saying, If we reply, From heaven, he will say to us, Why then did ye not believe him? But if we say, From men, we are afraid of the populace, for they all hold John as a prophet. read more.
So they answered Jesus, and said, We cannot tell. Then said he also to them, Neither tell I you by what authority I do these things.


Then went the Pharisees, and took counsel together how they might lay a snare to entrap him in his discourse. And they sent to him their disciples, with the Herodians, saying, Master, we know that thou art true, and teachest the way of God with veracity; and carest for no man, for thou regardest not the person of men: tell us therefore, What thinkest thou? Is it lawful to pay tribute to Caesar, or not? read more.
But Jesus knew their wicked design, and said, Why tempt ye me, ye hypocrites? Shew me the money for the tribute; and they brought him a denarius. And he saith unto them, Whose figure is this and inscription? 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.


And they sent to him their disciples, with the Herodians, saying, Master, we know that thou art true, and teachest the way of God with veracity; and carest for no man, for thou regardest not the person of men: tell us therefore, What thinkest thou? Is it lawful to pay tribute to Caesar, or not? But Jesus knew their wicked design, and said, Why tempt ye me, ye hypocrites? read more.
Shew me the money for the tribute; and they brought him a denarius. And he saith unto them, Whose figure is this and inscription? 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.

And they come and say to him, Master, we know that thou art true, and carest not for any man: for thou regardest not the person of men, but teachest the way of God in truth: Is it lawful to pay tribute to Caesar, or not? shall we pay, or shall we not pay it? but he, perceiving their hypocrisy, said unto them, Why tempt ye me? bring me a denarius, that I may see it. And they brought it. And he said unto them, Whose figure and inscription is this? they say unto him, Caesar's. read more.
And Jesus addressing them, said, Render the things which are Caesar's, to Caesar; and what belongs to God, to God. And they marvelled at him.

And they asked him, saying, Master, we know that thou speakest and teachest rightly, and respectest no man's person, but teachest the way of God in truth: Is it lawful for us to pay tribute to Caesar, or not? Then he, aware of their crafty design, said unto them, Why tempt ye me? read more.
Shew me a denarius. Whose image and inscription hath it? And they answering said, Caesar's. Then said he to them, Pay therefore to Caesar the things which are Caesar's, and to God the things which are God's.


LET every soul be subject to the superior powers: for there is no power but from God; the existing powers are appointed by God. Wherefore he that sets himself against authority, resists the ordinance of God: and they who resist shall receive to themselves condemnation. For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? Do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise from it: read more.
for he is the minister of God to thee for good. But if thou doest that which is evil, tremble! for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, an avenger to inflict wrath on him that practises what is evil. Wherefore there is a necessity for being in subjection, not only for fear of wrath, but also for conscience sake. For on this account pay ye taxes also: for they are God's ministers, continually employed on this very service. Render therefore to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due, custom to whom custom, fear to whom fear, honour to whom honour.

And they sent to him their disciples, with the Herodians, saying, Master, we know that thou art true, and teachest the way of God with veracity; and carest for no man, for thou regardest not the person of men: tell us therefore, What thinkest thou? Is it lawful to pay tribute to Caesar, or not? But Jesus knew their wicked design, and said, Why tempt ye me, ye hypocrites? read more.
Shew me the money for the tribute; and they brought him a denarius. And he saith unto them, Whose figure is this and inscription? 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.

And they come and say to him, Master, we know that thou art true, and carest not for any man: for thou regardest not the person of men, but teachest the way of God in truth: Is it lawful to pay tribute to Caesar, or not? shall we pay, or shall we not pay it? but he, perceiving their hypocrisy, said unto them, Why tempt ye me? bring me a denarius, that I may see it. And they brought it. And he said unto them, Whose figure and inscription is this? they say unto him, Caesar's. read more.
And Jesus addressing them, said, Render the things which are Caesar's, to Caesar; and what belongs to God, to God. And they marvelled at him.

And they asked him, saying, Master, we know that thou speakest and teachest rightly, and respectest no man's person, but teachest the way of God in truth: Is it lawful for us to pay tribute to Caesar, or not? Then he, aware of their crafty design, said unto them, Why tempt ye me? read more.
Shew me a denarius. Whose image and inscription hath it? And they answering said, Caesar's. Then said he to them, Pay therefore to Caesar the things which are Caesar's, and to God the things which are God's.


Then went the Pharisees, and took counsel together how they might lay a snare to entrap him in his discourse. And they sent to him their disciples, with the Herodians, saying, Master, we know that thou art true, and teachest the way of God with veracity; and carest for no man, for thou regardest not the person of men: tell us therefore, What thinkest thou? Is it lawful to pay tribute to Caesar, or not? read more.
But Jesus knew their wicked design, and said, Why tempt ye me, ye hypocrites? Shew me the money for the tribute; and they brought him a denarius. And he saith unto them, Whose figure is this and inscription? 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. And when they heard him, they marvelled, and leaving him, went away.

And they sent unto him certain of the Pharisees and of the Herodians, that they might entrap him in discourse. And they come and say to him, Master, we know that thou art true, and carest not for any man: for thou regardest not the person of men, but teachest the way of God in truth: Is it lawful to pay tribute to Caesar, or not? shall we pay, or shall we not pay it? but he, perceiving their hypocrisy, said unto them, Why tempt ye me? bring me a denarius, that I may see it. read more.
And they brought it. And he said unto them, Whose figure and inscription is this? they say unto him, Caesar's. And Jesus addressing them, said, Render the things which are Caesar's, to Caesar; and what belongs to God, to God. And they marvelled at him.


Shew me the money for the tribute; and they brought him a denarius. And he saith unto them, Whose figure is this and inscription?





Then went the Pharisees, and took counsel together how they might lay a snare to entrap him in his discourse. And they sent to him their disciples, with the Herodians, saying, Master, we know that thou art true, and teachest the way of God with veracity; and carest for no man, for thou regardest not the person of men: tell us therefore, What thinkest thou? Is it lawful to pay tribute to Caesar, or not? read more.
But Jesus knew their wicked design, and said, Why tempt ye me, ye hypocrites? Shew me the money for the tribute; and they brought him a denarius. And he saith unto them, Whose figure is this and inscription? 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. And when they heard him, they marvelled, and leaving him, went away.

And when they came to Capernaum, they who receive the tax of two drachmas came to Peter, and said, Doth not your master pay tribute? He saith, Yes. And when he came into the house, Jesus prevented him, saying, What thinkest thou, Simon? of whom do the kings of the earth receive customs and tax? from their own children, or from aliens? Peter saith to him, From aliens. Jesus saith unto him, In that case then the children are free. read more.
But that we give them no offence, go unto the sea, and cast in a hook, and take the first fish which cometh up; and on opening his mouth, thou wilt find a stater, that take and give them for me and thee.


NOW it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that the whole land should be registered. (And this first enrolment was made by Cyrenius, [afterwards] governor of Syria) And all went to be registered, every one to his own city. read more.
Then Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the city of Nazareth, to Judea, to the city of David, which is called Bethlehem; because he was of the house and family of David; to be enregistered with Mary, the wife espoused to him, who was big with child.