Then the Pharisees went and plotted together how they might trap Him in what He said. (Matthew 22:15)

And they sent their disciples to Him, along with the Herodians, saying, "Teacher, we know that You are truthful and teach the way of God in truth, and defer to no one; for You are not partial to any. (Matthew 22:16)

"Tell us then, what do You think? Is it lawful to give a poll-tax to Caesar, or not?" (Matthew 22:17)

But Jesus perceived their malice, and said, "Why are you testing Me, you hypocrites? (Matthew 22:18)

"Show Me the coin used for the poll-tax." And they brought Him a denarius. (Matthew 22:19)

And He said to them, "Whose likeness and inscription is this?" (Matthew 22:20)

They said to Him, "Caesar's." Then He said to them, "Then render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's; and to God the things that are God's." (Matthew 22:21)

And hearing this, they were amazed, and leaving Him, they went away. (Matthew 22:22)

On that day some Sadducees (who say there is no resurrection) came to Jesus and questioned Him, (Matthew 22:23)

asking, "Teacher, Moses said, `IF A MAN DIES HAVING NO CHILDREN, HIS BROTHER AS NEXT OF KIN SHALL MARRY HIS WIFE, AND RAISE UP CHILDREN FOR HIS BROTHER.' (Matthew 22:24)

"Now there were seven brothers with us; and the first married and died, and having no children left his wife to his brother; (Matthew 22:25)

so also the second, and the third, down to the seventh. (Matthew 22:26)

"Last of all, the woman died. (Matthew 22:27)

"In the resurrection, therefore, whose wife of the seven will she be? For they all had married her." (Matthew 22:28)

But Jesus answered and said to them, "You are mistaken, not understanding the Scriptures nor the power of God. (Matthew 22:29)

"For in the resurrection they neither marry nor are given in marriage, but are like angels in heaven. (Matthew 22:30)

"But regarding the resurrection of the dead, have you not read what was spoken to you by God: (Matthew 22:31)

`I AM THE GOD OF ABRAHAM, AND THE GOD OF ISAAC, AND THE GOD OF JACOB'? He is not the God of the dead but of the living." (Matthew 22:32)

When the crowds heard this, they were astonished at His teaching. (Matthew 22:33)

But when the Pharisees heard that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered themselves together. (Matthew 22:34)

One of them, a lawyer, asked Him a question, testing Him, (Matthew 22:35)

"Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?" (Matthew 22:36)

And He said to him, " `YOU SHALL LOVE THE LORD YOUR GOD WITH ALL YOUR HEART, AND WITH ALL YOUR SOUL, AND WITH ALL YOUR MIND.' (Matthew 22:37)

"This is the great and foremost commandment. (Matthew 22:38)

"The second is like it, `YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF.' (Matthew 22:39)

"On these two commandments depend the whole Law and the Prophets." (Matthew 22:40)

Now while the Pharisees were gathered together, Jesus asked them a question: (Matthew 22:41)

"What do you think about the Christ, whose son is He?" They said to Him, "The son of David." (Matthew 22:42)

He said to them, "Then how does David in the Spirit call Him `Lord,' saying, (Matthew 22:43)

`THE LORD SAID TO MY LORD, "SIT AT MY RIGHT HAND, UNTIL I PUT YOUR ENEMIES BENEATH YOUR FEET"'? (Matthew 22:44)

"If David then calls Him `Lord,' how is He his son?" (Matthew 22:45)

No one was able to answer Him a word, nor did anyone dare from that day on to ask Him another question. (Matthew 22:46)

So they watched Him, and sent spies who pretended to be righteous, in order that they might catch Him in some statement, so that they could deliver Him to the rule and the authority of the governor. (Luke 20:20)

They questioned Him, saying, "Teacher, we know that You speak and teach correctly, and You are not partial to any, but teach the way of God in truth. (Luke 20:21)

"Is it lawful for us to pay taxes to Caesar, or not?" (Luke 20:22)

But He detected their trickery and said to them, (Luke 20:23)

"Show Me a denarius. Whose likeness and inscription does it have?" They said, "Caesar's." (Luke 20:24)

And He said to them, "Then render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's." (Luke 20:25)

And they were unable to catch Him in a saying in the presence of the people; and being amazed at His answer, they became silent. (Luke 20:26)

Now there came to Him some of the Sadducees (who say that there is no resurrection), (Luke 20:27)

and they questioned Him, saying, "Teacher, Moses wrote for us that IF A MAN'S BROTHER DIES, having a wife, AND HE IS CHILDLESS, HIS BROTHER SHOULD MARRY THE WIFE AND RAISE UP CHILDREN TO HIS BROTHER. (Luke 20:28)

"Now there were seven brothers; and the first took a wife and died childless; (Luke 20:29)

and the second (Luke 20:30)

and the third married her; and in the same way all seven died, leaving no children. (Luke 20:31)

"Finally the woman died also. (Luke 20:32)

"In the resurrection therefore, which one's wife will she be? For all seven had married her." (Luke 20:33)

Jesus said to them, "The sons of this age marry and are given in marriage, (Luke 20:34)

but those who are considered worthy to attain to that age and the resurrection from the dead, neither marry nor are given in marriage; (Luke 20:35)

for they cannot even die anymore, because they are like angels, and are sons of God, being sons of the resurrection. (Luke 20:36)

"But that the dead are raised, even Moses showed, in the passage about the burning bush, where he calls the Lord THE GOD OF ABRAHAM, AND THE GOD OF ISAAC, AND THE GOD OF JACOB. (Luke 20:37)

"Now He is not the God of the dead but of the living; for all live to Him." (Luke 20:38)

Some of the scribes answered and said, "Teacher, You have spoken well." (Luke 20:39)

For they did not have courage to question Him any longer about anything. (Luke 20:40)

Then He said to them, "How is it that they say the Christ is David's son? (Luke 20:41)

"For David himself says in the book of Psalms, `THE LORD SAID TO MY LORD, "SIT AT MY RIGHT HAND, (Luke 20:42)

UNTIL I MAKE YOUR ENEMIES A FOOTSTOOL FOR YOUR FEET."' (Luke 20:43)

"Therefore David calls Him `Lord,' and how is He his son?" (Luke 20:44)

And while all the people were listening, He said to the disciples, (Luke 20:45)

"Beware of the scribes, who like to walk around in long robes, and love respectful greetings in the market places, and chief seats in the synagogues and places of honor at banquets, (Luke 20:46)

who devour widows' houses, and for appearance's sake offer long prayers. These will receive greater condemnation." (Luke 20:47)


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