Luke 20:22
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekStrong'sOrigin
"Is it lawfulἔξεστιν
(exestin)
1832: it is permitted, lawfulfrom ek and eimi
for us to payδοῦναι
(dounai)
1325: to give (in various senses lit. or fig.)redupl. from the root do-
taxesφόρον
(phoron)
5411: tributefrom pheró
to Caesar,Καίσαρι
(kaisari)
2541: Caesar, a Roman emperorof Latin origin
or
(ē)
2228: or, thana prim. conjunction used disjunctively or cptv.
not?" 
 
  









KJV Lexicon
εξεστιν  verb - present impersonal active indicative - third person singular
exesti  ex'-es-tee:  so also exon ex-on' neuter present participle of the same; impersonally, it is right (through the figurative idea of being out in public) -- be lawful, let, may(-est).
ημιν  personal pronoun - first person dative plural
hemin  hay-meen':  to (or for, with, by) us -- our, (for) us, we.
καισαρι  noun - dative singular masculine
Kaisar  kah'-ee-sar:  Caesar, a title of the Roman emperor -- Caesar.
φορον  noun - accusative singular masculine
phoros  for'-os:  a load (as borne), i.e. (figuratively) a tax (properly, an individual assessment on persons or property) -- tribute.
δουναι  verb - second aorist active middle or passive deponent
didomi  did'-o-mee:  to give (used in a very wide application, properly, or by implication, literally or figuratively; greatly modified by the connection)
η  particle
e  ay:  disjunctive, or; comparative, than -- and, but (either), (n-)either, except it be, (n-)or (else), rather, save, than, that, what, yea.
ου  particle - nominative
ou  oo:  no or not -- + long, nay, neither, never, no (man), none, (can-)not, + nothing, + special, un(-worthy), when, + without, + yet but.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Is it lawful for us to pay taxes to Caesar, or not?"

King James Bible
Is it lawful for us to give tribute unto Caesar, or no?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Is it lawful for us to pay taxes to Caesar or not?"

International Standard Version
Is it lawful for us to pay taxes to Caesar or not?"

NET Bible
Is it right for us to pay the tribute tax to Caesar or not?"

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“Is it legal for us to give poll tax to Caesar or not?”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Is it right for us to pay taxes to the emperor or not?"

King James 2000 Bible
Is it lawful for us to give tribute unto Caesar, or not?
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