Mark 12:18
New International Version
Then the Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came to him with a question.

New Living Translation
Then Jesus was approached by some Sadducees—religious leaders who say there is no resurrection from the dead. They posed this question:

English Standard Version
And Sadducees came to him, who say that there is no resurrection. And they asked him a question, saying,

Berean Study Bible
Then the Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came to Jesus and questioned Him:

Berean Literal Bible
And Sadducees, who say there is not a resurrection, come to Him. And they began questioning Him, saying,

King James Bible
Then come unto him the Sadducees, which say there is no resurrection; and they asked him, saying,

New King James Version
Then some Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came to Him; and they asked Him, saying:

New American Standard Bible
Some Sadducees (who say that there is no resurrection) came to Jesus, and began questioning Him, saying,

NASB 1995
Some Sadducees (who say that there is no resurrection) came to Jesus, and began questioning Him, saying,

NASB 1977
And some Sadducees (who say that there is no resurrection) came to Him, and began questioning Him, saying,

Amplified Bible
Some Sadducees (who say that there is no resurrection) came to Him, and began questioning Him, saying,

Christian Standard Bible
Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came to him and questioned him:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Some Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came to Him and questioned Him: "

American Standard Version
And there come unto him Sadducees, who say that there is no resurrection; and they asked him, saying,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the Sadducees came to him, who say there is no resurrection, and they were asking him and they were saying:

Contemporary English Version
The Sadducees did not believe that people would rise to life after death. So some of them came to Jesus and said:

Douay-Rheims Bible
And there came to him the Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection; and they asked him, saying:

English Revised Version
And there come unto him Sadducees, which say that there is no resurrection; and they asked him, saying,

Good News Translation
Then some Sadducees, who say that people will not rise from death, came to Jesus and said,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Some Sadducees, who say that people will never come back to life, came to Jesus. They asked him,

International Standard Version
Then some Sadducees, who claim there is no resurrection, came to Jesus and asked him,

Literal Standard Version
And the Sadducees come to Him, who say there is not a resurrection, and they questioned Him, saying,

NET Bible
Sadducees (who say there is no resurrection) also came to him and asked him,

New Heart English Bible
There came to him Sadducees, who say that there is no resurrection. They asked him, saying,

Weymouth New Testament
Then came to Him a party of Sadducees, a sect which denies that there is any Resurrection; and they proceeded to question Him.

World English Bible
There came to him Sadducees, who say that there is no resurrection. They asked him, saying,

Young's Literal Translation
And the Sadducees come unto him, who say there is not a rising again, and they questioned him, saying,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Sadducees and the Resurrection
17Then Jesus told them, “Give to Caesar what is Caesar’s, and to God what is God’s.” And they marveled at Him. 18Then the Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came to Jesus and questioned Him: 19“Teacher, Moses wrote for us that if a man’s brother dies and leaves a wife but no children, the man is to marry his brother’s widow and raise up offspring for him.…

Cross References
Matthew 22:23
That same day the Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came to Jesus and questioned Him.

Luke 20:27
Then some of the Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came to question Him.

Acts 23:8
For the Sadducees say that there is neither a resurrection, nor angels, nor spirits, but the Pharisees acknowledge them all.


Treasury of Scripture

Then come to him the Sadducees, which say there is no resurrection; and they asked him, saying,

come.

Matthew 22:23
The same day came to him the Sadducees, which say that there is no resurrection, and asked him,

Luke 20:27
Then came to him certain of the Sadducees, which deny that there is any resurrection; and they asked him,

say.

Acts 4:1,2
And as they spake unto the people, the priests, and the captain of the temple, and the Sadducees, came upon them, …

Acts 23:6-9
But when Paul perceived that the one part were Sadducees, and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, Men and brethren, I am a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee: of the hope and resurrection of the dead I am called in question…

1 Corinthians 15:13-18
But if there be no resurrection of the dead, then is Christ not risen: …









(18-27) Then come unto him the Sadducees.--See Notes on Matthew 22:15-22.

Verses 18-23. - And there come unto him Sadducees, which say that there is no resurrection. Josephus states that in the time of Judas Maceabaeus there were three sects of the Jews, differing amongst themselves, namely, the Pharisees, the Sadducees, and the Essenes. The Hebrew word Zadoc, from which the Sadducees derive their name, means "just." or" righteous." These Sadducees accepted the Pentateuch, and probably more than the Pentateuch; but they rejected any oral tradition. They were known in the time of our Lord as denying those doctrines which connect us more immediately with another world, such as the existence of spirits and of angels, and the resurrection of the body. They altogether denied fate, affirming that all things are in our own power. They heard Christ preach the resurrection, and by means of it persuade men to repentance and a holy life. They therefore proposed to him a question which appeared to them to be fatal to the doctrine of a future state and a resurrection. The case supposed is that of seven brethren, who, in compliance with the Law of Moses, one after another, as each died in succession, took the same woman to wife. It is probable that such a case may actually have occurred; at any rate, it was a possible case. And the question founded upon it by the Sadducees was this - Whose wife would she be of them in the resurrection? Here, then, they hoped to entangle him, and to show that the doctrine of the resurrection was absurd. For if our Lord should say that in the resurrection she would be the wife of one only, the other brethren would have been excited to envy and continual strife. Nor could he have said that she would be common to the seven brothers. Such were the absurdities which, as they intimated, would flow out of his doctrine of the resurrection, if it could be proved. But our Lord scatters to the winds all this foolish reasoning, by adding one clause omitted by them, and overlooked by men of mere earthly minds, namely, that in the world to come this widow would be the wife of none of the seven brethren.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
Then
Καὶ (Kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

[some] Sadducees,
Σαδδουκαῖοι (Saddoukaioi)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 4523: Probably from Sadok; a Sadducaean, or follower of a certain heretical Israelite.

who
οἵτινες (hoitines)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3748: Whosoever, whichsoever, whatsoever.

say
λέγουσιν (legousin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 3004: (a) I say, speak; I mean, mention, tell, (b) I call, name, especially in the pass., (c) I tell, command.

there is
εἶναι (einai)
Verb - Present Infinitive Active
Strong's 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

no
μὴ (mē)
Adverb
Strong's 3361: Not, lest. A primary particle of qualified negation; not, lest; also (whereas ou expects an affirmative one) whether.

resurrection,
ἀνάστασιν (anastasin)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 386: A rising again, resurrection. From anistemi; a standing up again, i.e. a resurrection from death (its author), or a recovery.

came
ἔρχονται (erchontai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 2064: To come, go.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

questioned
ἐπηρώτων (epērōtōn)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 1905: To interrogate, question, demand of. From epi and erotao; to ask for, i.e. Inquire, seek.

Him:
αὐτὸν (auton)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.


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