Luke 20:23
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New International Version
He saw through their duplicity and said to them,

New Living Translation
He saw through their trickery and said,

English Standard Version
But he perceived their craftiness, and said to them,

Berean Study Bible
But Jesus saw through their duplicity and said to them,

Berean Literal Bible
But having perceived their craftiness, He said to them,

New American Standard Bible
But He detected their trickery and said to them,

King James Bible
But he perceived their craftiness, and said unto them, Why tempt ye me?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But detecting their craftiness, He said to them,

International Standard Version
But he discerned their craftiness and responded to them,

NET Bible
But Jesus perceived their deceit and said to them,

New Heart English Bible
But he perceived their craftiness, and said to them,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“But he perceived their cunning and he said, “Why are you testing me?”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He saw through their scheme, so he said to them,

New American Standard 1977
But He detected their trickery and said to them,

Jubilee Bible 2000
But he, perceiving their craftiness, said unto them, Why tempt ye me?

King James 2000 Bible
But he perceived their craftiness, and said unto them, Why do you test me?

American King James Version
But he perceived their craftiness, and said to them, Why tempt you me?

American Standard Version
But he perceived their craftiness, and said unto them,

Douay-Rheims Bible
But he considering their guile, said to them: Why tempt you me?

Darby Bible Translation
But perceiving their deceit he said to them, Why do ye tempt me?

English Revised Version
But he perceived their craftiness, and said unto them,

Webster's Bible Translation
But he perceived their craftiness, and said to them, Why tempt ye me?

Weymouth New Testament
But He saw through their knavery and replied,

World English Bible
But he perceived their craftiness, and said to them, "Why do you test me?

Young's Literal Translation
And he, having perceived their craftiness, said unto them, 'Why me do ye tempt?
Study Bible
Paying Taxes to Caesar
22Is it lawful for us to pay taxes to Caesar or not?” 23But Jesus saw through their duplicity and said to them, 24“Show Me a denarius. Whose image and inscription are on it?” “Caesar’s,” they answered.…
Cross References
Luke 20:22
Is it lawful for us to pay taxes to Caesar or not?"

Luke 20:24
"Show Me a denarius. Whose image and inscription are on it?" "Caesar's," they answered.

Acts 13:10
and said, "O child of the devil and enemy of all righteousness! You are full of all kinds of deceit and trickery. Will you never stop perverting the straight ways of the Lord?

Ephesians 4:14
Then we will no longer be infants, tossed about by the waves and carried around by every wind of teaching and by the clever cunning of men in their deceitful scheming.
Treasury of Scripture

But he perceived their craftiness, and said to them, Why tempt you me?

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Luke 5:22 But when Jesus perceived their thoughts, he answering said to them, …

Luke 6:8 But he knew their thoughts, and said to the man which had the withered …

Luke 11:17 But he, knowing their thoughts, said to them, Every kingdom divided …

John 2:24,25 But Jesus did not commit himself to them, because he knew all men…

1 Corinthians 3:19 For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, …

Hebrews 4:13 Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight…

Why.

Luke 20:20 And they watched him, and sent forth spies, which should feign themselves …

Luke 11:16,53,54 And others, tempting him, sought of him a sign from heaven…

Psalm 95:9 When your fathers tempted me, proved me, and saw my work.

Matthew 16:1 The Pharisees also with the Sadducees came, and tempting desired …

Matthew 22:18 But Jesus perceived their wickedness, and said, Why tempt you me, …

1 Corinthians 10:9 Neither let us tempt Christ, as some of them also tempted, and were …

(23) Their craftiness.--The Greek noun does not appear in the other Gospels, but is used four times by St. Paul, as in 2Corinthians 4:2; Ephesians 4:14.

But he perceived their craftiness,.... Knowing what was in them, and being a discerner of the thoughts and intents of their hearts, he clearly saw that their view was either, that they might have a charge against him to the Roman governor, should he declare against payment of tribute; or that they might expose him to the people of the Jews, should he assert the lawfulness of it:

and said unto them, why tempt ye me? with this ensnaring question. 20:20-26 Those who are most crafty in their designs against Christ and his gospel, cannot hide them. He did not give a direct answer, but reproved them for offering to impose upon him; and they could not fasten upon any thing wherewith to stir up either the governor or the people against him. The wisdom which is from above, will direct all who teach the way of God truly, to avoid the snares laid for them by wicked men; and will teach our duty to God, to our rulers, and to all men, so clearly, that opposers will have no evil to say of us.
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