Luke 20:40
And after that they dared not ask him any question at all.
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EXPOSITORY (ENGLISH BIBLE)
(40) They durst not ask him any question at all.—The singular omission by St. Luke of the question which is recorded by St. Matthew (Matthew 22:34-40) and St. Mark (Mark 12:28-34), and which would have fallen m so well with the general scope and tenor of his Gospel, may take its place, though we cannot account for it except on the supposition that he did not know the facts, as one of the many proofs of his entire independence as a narrator.

20:39-47 The scribes commended the reply Christ made to the Sadducees about the resurrection, but they were silenced by a question concerning the Messiah. Christ, as God, was David's Lord; but Christ, as man, was David's son. The scribes would receive the severest judgement for defrauding the poor widows, and for their abuse of religion, particularly of prayer, which they used as a pretence for carrying on worldly and wicked plans. Dissembled piety is double sin. Then let us beg of God to keep us from pride, ambition, covetousness, and every evil thing; and to teach us to seek that honour which comes from him alone.See the notes at Matthew 22:41-46. 39. scribes … well said—enjoying His victory over the Sadducees.

they durst not—neither party, both for the time utterly foiled.

See Poole on "Luke 20:39" And after that, they durst not ask him any question at all. Neither the Pharisees, Sadducees, Scribes, nor Herodians. And after that they durst not ask him any question at all.
EXEGETICAL (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES)
Luke 20:40. οὐκέτι γὰρ: the γὰρ, if the true reading, must mean: The scribes could do nothing but flatter (Luke 20:39), for they were so conscious of His power that they dared no longer ask captious questions.40. they durst not ask him any question] The total collapse of their stratagems enhanced our Lord’s peril, by shewing how impossible it was for these rich and learned “pupils of the wise” to pose themselves as superiors to Christ in wisdom and knowledge. Assumed contempt was deepened into real hatred, and all the more after the next incident.
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