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30 Bible Verses about taxes

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Luke 20:22

Is it permitted [for] us to pay taxes to Caesar or not?"

Luke 3:13

And he said to them, "Collect no more than {what you are ordered to}."

Romans 13:7

Pay to everyone [what is] owed: [pay] taxes to whom taxes [are due]; [pay] customs duties to whom customs duties [are due]; [pay] respect to whom respect [is due]; [pay] honor to whom honor [is due].

Matthew 22:19

Show me the coin for the tax!" So they brought him a denarius.

Luke 2:1

Now it happened that in those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus to register all the empire.

Mark 12:16

So they brought [one]. And he said to them, "Whose image and inscription [is] this?" And they said to him, "Caesar's."

Luke 18:13

But the tax collector, standing far away, did not want even to raise his eyes to heaven, but was beating his breast, saying, 'God, be merciful to me, a 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 tolls or taxes--from their own sons, or from foreigners?"

Luke 5:27

And after these [things], he went out and saw a tax collector {named} Levi sitting at the tax booth, and he said to him, "Follow me!"

Matthew 17:26

And [when he] said, "From foreigners," Jesus said to him, "Then the sons are free.

Luke 7:29

(And all the people, [when they] heard [this]--even the tax collectors--affirmed the righteousness of God, [because they] had been baptized [with] the baptism of John,

Mark 12:14

And [when they] came, they said to him, "Teacher, we know that you are truthful and {you do not care what anyone thinks}, {because you do not regard the opinion of people} but teach the way of God in truth. Is it permitted to pay taxes to Caesar or not? Should we pay or should we not pay?"

Matthew 17:24

Now [when] they arrived in Capernaum, the ones who collected the double drachma [tax] came up to Peter and said, "Does your teacher not pay the double drachma [tax]?"

Matthew 22:20

And he said to them, "Whose image and inscription [is] this?"

Matthew 17:27

But so that we do not give offense to them, go out to the sea, cast [a line with] a hook, and take the first fish that comes up. And [when you] open its mouth, you will find a four-drachma coin. Take that [and] give [it] to them for me and you."

Daniel 11:20

"Then in his place will arise [one] sending an official [throughout] [the] glory of [his] kingdom, and {in a few days} he will be broken, but not in anger and not 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 the prostitutes are going ahead of you into the kingdom of God!

Luke 5:28

And leaving everything behind, he got up [and] began to follow him.

Luke 23:2

And they began to accuse him, saying, "We have found this man misleading our nation and forbidding [us] to pay taxes to Caesar, and saying [he] himself is Christ, a king!"

Matthew 9:11

And [when they] saw [it], the Pharisees began to say to his disciples, "Why does your teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?"

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 drawing near to hear him.

From Thematic Bible


King » Taxes

2 Samuel 20:24

Adoram [was] over the forced labor, and Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud [was] the recorder.

1 Kings 12:18

King Rehoboam sent Adoram who [was] over the forced labor, and all of Israel cast stones at him and he died, but King Rehoboam managed to get up on the chariot to flee [to] Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 17:11

And some of the Philistines brought a gift and silver to Jehoshaphat [as] tribute. The Arabians also brought him seven thousand seven hundred sheep and seven thousand seven hundred goats.

Taxes » Examples of

Matthew 17:24

Now [when] they arrived in Capernaum, the ones who collected the double drachma [tax] came up to Peter and said, "Does your teacher not pay the double drachma [tax]?"

2 Kings 23:35

The silver and the gold Jehoiakim gave to Pharaoh; however, he taxed the land to give the silver {to meet the demands of Pharaoh}. Each according to assessment, he exacted [payment] of the silver and the gold from the people of the land to give to Pharaoh Neco.

Genesis 47:26

So Joseph made it a statute unto this day concerning the land of Egypt: one fifth to Pharaoh. Only the land of the priests alone did not belong to Pharaoh.

Genesis 41:34

Let Pharaoh do [this], and let him appoint supervisors over the land, and let him take one-fifth from the land of Egypt in the seven years of abundance.

1 Samuel 8:15

He will take a tenth of your seed and your vineyards and give [it] to his high officials and to his servants.

More verses: Nehemiah 5:4

Taxes » General references to

2 Chronicles 17:11

And some of the Philistines brought a gift and silver to Jehoshaphat [as] tribute. The Arabians also brought him seven thousand seven hundred sheep and seven thousand seven hundred goats.

Matthew 17:24

Now [when] they arrived in Capernaum, the ones who collected the double drachma [tax] came up to Peter and said, "Does your teacher not pay the double drachma [tax]?"

Esther 10:1

King Ahasuerus imposed forced labor on the land and islands of the sea.

Matthew 22:17

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