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Matthew 22:18–21

18 But Jesus perceived their 1malice, and said, Why are you testing Me, you hypocrites?

19 Show Me the acoin used for the poll-tax.” And they brought Him a 1denarius.

20 And He * said to them, Whose likeness and inscription is this?”

21 They * said to Him, “Caesar’s.” Then He * said to them, aThen render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s; and to God the things that are God’s.”

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Matthew 22:18–21 — The New International Version (NIV)

18 But Jesus, knowing their evil intent, said, You hypocrites, why are you trying to trap me? 19 Show me the coin used for paying the tax.” They brought him a denarius, 20 and he asked them, Whose image is this? And whose inscription?”

21 “Caesar’s,” they replied.

Then he said to them, So give back to Caesar what is Caesar’s, and to God what is God’s.”

Matthew 22:18–21 — English Standard Version (ESV)

18 But Jesus, aware of their malice, said, Why put me to the test, you hypocrites? 19 Show me the coin for the tax.” And they brought him a denarius. 20 And Jesus said to them, Whose likeness and inscription is this?” 21 They said, “Caesar’s.” Then he said to them, Therefore render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s.”

Matthew 22:18–21 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

18 But Jesus perceived their wickedness, and said, Why tempt ye me, ye hypocrites? 19 Shew me the tribute money. And they brought unto him a penny. 20 And he saith unto them, Whose is this image and superscription? 21 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.

Matthew 22:18–21 — New Living Translation (NLT)

18 But Jesus knew their evil motives. You hypocrites!” he said. Why are you trying to trap me? 19 Here, show me the coin used for the tax.” When they handed him a Roman coin, 20 he asked, Whose picture and title are stamped on it?”

21 “Caesar’s,” they replied.

Well, then,” he said, give to Caesar what belongs to Caesar, and give to God what belongs to God.”

Matthew 22:18–21 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

18 But Jesus perceived their wickedness, and said, Why do you test Me, you hypocrites? 19 Show Me the tax money.”

So they brought Him a denarius.

20 And He said to them, Whose image and inscription is this?”

21 They said to Him, “Caesar’s.”

And He said to them, Render therefore to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s.”

Matthew 22:18–21 — New Century Version (NCV)

18 But knowing that these leaders were trying to trick him, Jesus said, “You hypocrites! Why are you trying to trap me? 19 Show me a coin used for paying the tax.” So the men showed him a coin. 20 Then Jesus asked, “Whose image and name are on the coin?”

21 The men answered, “Caesar’s.”

Then Jesus said to them, “Give to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and give to God the things that are God’s.”

Matthew 22:18–21 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

18 But Jesus perceived their wickedness, and said, Why make ye trial of me, ye hypocrites? 19 Show me the tribute money. And they brought unto him a denarius. 20 And he saith unto them, Whose is this image and superscription? 21 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.

Matthew 22:18–21 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

18 But Jesus, knowing their wickedness, said, Why tempt ye me, hypocrites? 19 Shew me the money of the tribute. And they presented to him a denarius. 20 And he says to them, Whose is this image and superscription? 21 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.

Matthew 22:18–21 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

18 Jesus recognized their evil plan, so he asked, “Why do you test me, you hypocrites? 19 Show me a coin used to pay taxes.”

They brought him a coin. 20 He said to them, “Whose face and name is this?”

21 They replied, “The emperor’s.”

Then he said to them, “Very well, give the emperor what belongs to the emperor, and give God what belongs to God.”

Matthew 22:18–21 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

18 But perceiving their malice, Jesus said, Why are you testing Me, hypocrites? 19 Show Me the coin used for the tax.” So they brought Him a denarius. 20 Whose image and inscription is this?” He asked them.

21 “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.”

Matthew 22:18–21 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

18 But Jesus, aware of their malice, said, Why are you putting me to the test, you hypocrites? 19 Show me the coin used for the tax.” And they brought him a denarius. 20 Then he said to them, Whose head is this, and whose title?” 21 They answered, “The emperor’s.” Then he said to them, Give therefore to the emperor the things that are the emperor’s, and to God the things that are God’s.”

Matthew 22:18–21 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

18 But because he knew their maliciousness, Jesus said, “Hypocrites! Why are you testing me? 19 Show me the coin for the tax!” So they brought him a denarius. 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 give to Caesar the things of Caesar, and to God the things of God!”

Matthew 22:18–21 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

18 But Jesus knew their evil plans. He said, “You pretenders! Why are you trying to trap me? 19 Show me the coin people use for paying the tax.”

They brought him a silver coin.

20 He asked them, “Whose picture is this? And whose words?”

21 “Caesar’s,” they replied.

Then he said to them, “Give to Caesar what belongs to Caesar. And give to God what belongs to God.”