Luke 20:24
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New International Version
"Show me a denarius. Whose image and inscription are on it?" "Caesar's," they replied.

New Living Translation
"Show me a Roman coin. Whose picture and title are stamped on it?" "Caesar's," they replied.

English Standard Version
“Show me a denarius. Whose likeness and inscription does it have?” They said, “Caesar’s.”

Berean Study Bible
"Show Me a denarius. Whose image and inscription are on it?" "Caesar's," they answered.

Berean Literal Bible
"Show Me a denarius. Whose image and inscription does it have?" And they said, "Caesar's."

New American Standard Bible
"Show Me a denarius. Whose likeness and inscription does it have?" They said, "Caesar's."

King James Bible
Shew me a penny. Whose image and superscription hath it? They answered and said, Caesar's.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
"Show Me a denarius. Whose image and inscription does it have?"" Caesar's," they said.

International Standard Version
"Show me a denarius. Whose face and name does it have?" "Caesar's," they replied.

NET Bible
"Show me a denarius. Whose image and inscription are on it?" They said, "Caesar's."

New Heart English Bible
"Show me a denarius. Whose image and inscription are on it?" They answered, "Caesar's."

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“Show me a denarius. Whose image and inscription is on it?” They said, “Caesar's.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Show me a coin. Whose face and name is this?" They answered, "The emperor's."

New American Standard 1977
“Show Me a denarius. Whose likeness and inscription does it have?” And they said, “Caesar’s.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
Show me a denarius. Whose image and inscription does it have? They answered and said, Caesar's.

King James 2000 Bible
Show me a penny. Whose image and superscription has it? They answered and said, Caesar's.

American King James Version
Show me a penny. Whose image and superscription has it? They answered and said, Caesar's.

American Standard Version
Show me a denarius. Whose image and superscription hath it? And they said, Caesar's.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Shew me a penny. Whose image and inscription hath it? They answering, said to him, Caesar's.

Darby Bible Translation
Shew me a denarius. Whose image and superscription has it? And answering they said, Caesar's.

English Revised Version
Shew me a penny. Whose image and superscription hath it? And they said, Caesar's.

Webster's Bible Translation
Show me a penny. Whose image and superscription hath it? They answered and said, Cesar's.

Weymouth New Testament
"Show me a shilling; whose likeness and inscription does it bear?" "Caesar's," they said.

World English Bible
Show me a denarius. Whose image and inscription are on it?" They answered, "Caesar's."

Young's Literal Translation
shew me a denary; of whom hath it an image and superscription?' and they answering said, 'Of Caesar:'
Study Bible
Paying Taxes to Caesar
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. 25So Jesus told them, “Give to Caesar what is Caesar’s, and to God what is God’s.”…
Cross References
Matthew 20:2
He agreed to pay them a denarius for the day and sent them into his vineyard.

Matthew 22:20
"Whose likeness is this," He asked, "and whose inscription?"

Luke 20:23
But Jesus saw through their duplicity and said to them,

Luke 20:25
So Jesus told them, "Give to Caesar what is Caesar's, and to God what is God's."
Treasury of Scripture

Show me a penny. Whose image and superscription has it? They answered and said, Caesar's.

a penny. See

Matthew 18:28 But the same servant went out, and found one of his fellow servants, …

Matthew 20:2 And when he had agreed with the laborers for a penny a day, he sent …

image. This was the head of the emperor; the superscription his titles. Julius Caesar was the first who caused his image to be struck on the Roman coin; and Tiberius was emperor at this time. This therefore was a denarius of Caesar, [dinarah kesar-anah,] as it is termed in the Talmud; and consequently this was respecting the tribute required by the Roman government.

Caesar's.

Luke 20:22 Is it lawful for us to give tribute to Caesar, or no?

Luke 2:1 And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from …

Luke 3:1 Now in the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, Pontius …

Luke 23:2 And they began to accuse him, saying, We found this fellow perverting …

Acts 11:28 And there stood up one of them named Agabus, and signified by the …

Acts 25:8-12 While he answered for himself, Neither against the law of the Jews, …

Acts 26:32 Then said Agrippa to Festus, This man might have been set at liberty, …

Philippians 4:22 All the saints salute you, chiefly they that are of Caesar's household.

Verse 24. - Show me a penny; literally, a denarius, a coin of the value of 7.5 d., but really representing a larger sum in our money. It seems probable, from the language of Mark 12:15, 16, that his interrogators had to borrow the Roman coin in question from some of the neighbouring money-changers. These Jews would scarcely carry any but Jewish coins in their girdles. That the Roman denarius, however, was evidently a coin in common circulation in those days, we gather from the parable of the labourers in the vineyard. Whose image and superscription hath it? They answered and said, Caesar's. "On one side would be the once beautiful but now depraved features of Tiberius; the title 'Pontifex Maximus' was probably inscribed on the obverse" (Farrar). Show me a penny,.... A Roman denarius, value seven pence halfpenny of our money. The Persic version adds, "they showed it, he asked of them"; and the Ethiopic version, "and they brought it, and he said unto them", as follows;

whose image and superscription hath it? for the penny had an head upon it, with something written, as the name of the emperor, whose image it was, his titles, the date of the coin, or some motto on it:

they answered and said, Caesar's; very likely Tiberius Caesar's, who was at that time emperor of Rome; See Gill on Matthew 22:20 and See Gill on Matthew 22:21. 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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