Luke 3:13
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English Standard Version
And he said to them, “Collect no more than you are authorized to do.”

King James Bible
And he said unto them, Exact no more than that which is appointed you.

American Standard Version
And he said unto them, Extort no more than that which is appointed you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But he said to them: Do nothing more than that which is appointed you.

English Revised Version
And he said unto them, Extort no more than that which is appointed you.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he said to them, Exact no more than that which is appointed you.

Weymouth New Testament
"Do not exact more than the legal amount," he replied.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Exact (πράσσετε)

The change of the Rev. to extort is unfortunate. The word is used of the exaction of legal tribute, and excessive exaction is expressed by the following words' John would hardly have commanded them to extort in any case.

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Exact.

Luke 19:8 And Zacchaeus stood, and said to the Lord: Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor...

Psalm 18:23 I was also upright before him, and I kept myself from my iniquity.

Proverbs 28:13 He that covers his sins shall not prosper: but whoever confesses and forsakes them shall have mercy.

Isaiah 1:16,17 Wash you, make you clean; put away the evil of your doings from before my eyes; cease to do evil...

Isaiah 55:6,7 Seek you the LORD while he may be found, call you on him while he is near...

Ezekiel 18:21,22,27,28 But if the wicked will turn from all his sins that he has committed, and keep all my statutes, and do that which is lawful and right...

Micah 6:8 He has showed you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you, but to do justly, and to love mercy...

Matthew 7:12 Therefore all things whatever you would that men should do to you, do you even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.

1 Corinthians 6:10 Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortionists, shall inherit the kingdom of God.

Ephesians 4:28 Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labor, working with his hands the thing which is good...

Titus 2:11,12 For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men...

Hebrews 12:1 Why seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight...

Cross References
Luke 3:12
Tax collectors also came to be baptized and said to him, "Teacher, what shall we do?"

Luke 3:14
Soldiers also asked him, "And we, what shall we do?" And he said to them, "Do not extort money from anyone by threats or by false accusation, and be content with your wages."

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