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Theasaurus: Taxes

30 Bible Verses about taxes

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Luke 20:22

"Is it lawful for us to pay taxes to Caesar, or not?"

Luke 3:13

And he said to them, "Collect no more than what you have been ordered to."

Matthew 22:19

"Show Me the coin used for the poll-tax." And they brought Him a denarius.

Luke 2:1

Now in those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus, that a census be taken of all the inhabited earth.

Mark 12:16

They brought one. And He said to them, "Whose likeness and inscription is this?" And they said to Him, "Caesar's."

Luke 18:13

"But the tax collector, standing some distance away, was even unwilling to lift up his eyes to heaven, but was beating his breast, saying, 'God, be merciful to me, the sinner!'

Matthew 17:25

He said, "Yes." And when he came into the house, Jesus spoke to him first, saying, "What do you think, Simon? From whom do the kings of the earth collect customs or poll-tax, from their sons or from strangers?"

Luke 5:27

After that He went out and noticed a tax collector named Levi sitting in the tax booth, and He said to him, "Follow Me."

Matthew 17:26

When Peter said, "From strangers," Jesus said to him, "Then the sons are exempt.

Luke 7:29

When all the people and the tax collectors heard this, they acknowledged God's justice, having been baptized with the baptism of John.

Mark 12:14

They came and said to Him, "Teacher, we know that You are truthful and defer to no one; for You are not partial to any, but teach the way of God in truth. Is it lawful to pay a poll-tax to Caesar, or not?

Matthew 17:24

When they came to Capernaum, those who collected the two-drachma tax came to Peter and said, "Does your teacher not pay the two-drachma tax?"

Matthew 22:20

And He said to them, "Whose likeness and inscription is this?"

Matthew 17:27

"However, so that we do not offend them, go to the sea and throw in a hook, and take the first fish that comes up; and when you open its mouth, you will find a shekel. Take that and give it to them for you and Me."

Daniel 11:20

"Then in his place one will arise who will send an oppressor through the Jewel of his kingdom; yet within a few days he will be shattered, though not in anger nor in battle.

Matthew 21:31

"Which of the two did the will of his father?" They said, "The first." Jesus said to them, "Truly I say to you that the tax collectors and prostitutes will get into the kingdom of God before you.

Luke 5:28

And he left everything behind, and got up and began to follow Him.

Luke 23:2

And they began to accuse Him, saying, "We found this man misleading our nation and forbidding to pay taxes to Caesar, and saying that He Himself is Christ, a King."

Matthew 9:11

When the Pharisees saw this, they said to His disciples, "Why is your Teacher eating with the tax collectors and sinners?"

Luke 18:10

"Two men went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector.

Matthew 10:3

Philip and Bartholomew; Thomas and Matthew the tax collector; James the son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus;

Luke 15:1

Now all the tax collectors and the sinners were coming near Him to listen to Him.

From Thematic Bible


King » Taxes

2 Samuel 20:24

and Adoram was over the forced labor, and Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud was the recorder;

1 Kings 12:18

Then King Rehoboam sent Adoram, who was over the forced labor, and all Israel stoned him to death. And King Rehoboam made haste to mount his chariot to flee to Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 17:11

Some of the Philistines brought gifts and silver as tribute to Jehoshaphat; the Arabians also brought him flocks, 7,700 rams and 7,700 male goats.

Taxes » Examples of

Matthew 17:24

When they came to Capernaum, those who collected the two-drachma tax came to Peter and said, "Does your teacher not pay the two-drachma tax?"

2 Kings 23:35

So Jehoiakim gave the silver and gold to Pharaoh, but he taxed the land in order to give the money at the command of Pharaoh. He exacted the silver and gold from the people of the land, each according to his valuation, to give it to Pharaoh Neco.

Genesis 47:26

Joseph made it a statute concerning the land of Egypt valid to this day, that Pharaoh should have the fifth; only the land of the priests did not become Pharaoh's.

Genesis 41:34

"Let Pharaoh take action to appoint overseers in charge of the land, and let him exact a fifth of the produce of the land of Egypt in the seven years of abundance.

1 Samuel 8:15

"He will take a tenth of your seed and of your vineyards and give to his officers and to his servants.

More verses: Nehemiah 5:4

Taxes » General references to

2 Chronicles 17:11

Some of the Philistines brought gifts and silver as tribute to Jehoshaphat; the Arabians also brought him flocks, 7,700 rams and 7,700 male goats.

Matthew 17:24

When they came to Capernaum, those who collected the two-drachma tax came to Peter and said, "Does your teacher not pay the two-drachma tax?"

Esther 10:1

Now King Ahasuerus laid a tribute on the land and on the coastlands of the sea.

Matthew 22:17

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

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