The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire BibleMark 12:15
Shall we give, or not give?
&c.] They not only ask whether
it was lawful, but whether also it was advisable to do it, that they
might not only accuse him of his principles, but charge him with
persuading, or dissuading in this case. These words are left out in
the Vulgate Latin, Arabic, Persic, and Ethiopic versions:
but he knowing their hypocrisy;
expressed in their flattering titles
and characters of him, and which lay hid in their secret designs
against him; which being thoroughly known to him,
said unto them, why tempt ye me: bring me a penny, that I may see
what it is, that is required for tribute;
(See Gill on 22:18),
(See Gill on 22:19).