Luke 20:20–26

20 aSo they watched Him, and sent spies who 1pretended to be righteous, in order bthat they might 2catch Him in some statement, so that they could deliver Him to the rule and the authority of cthe governor.

21 They questioned Him, saying, “Teacher, we know that You speak and teach correctly, and You 1are not partial to any, but teach the way of God in truth.

22 “Is it 1lawful for us ato pay taxes to Caesar, or not?”

23 But He detected their trickery and said to them,

24 Show Me a 1denarius. Whose 2likeness and inscription does it have?” They said, “Caesar’s.”

25 And He said to them, Then arender to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s.”

26 And they were unable to 1acatch Him in a saying in the presence of the people; and being amazed at His answer, they became silent.

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