New International Version
He saw through their duplicity and said to them,
King James Bible
But he perceived their craftiness, and said unto them, Why tempt ye me?
Darby Bible Translation
But perceiving their deceit he said to them, Why do ye tempt me?
World English Bible
But he perceived their craftiness, and said to them, "Why do you test me?
Young's Literal Translation
And he, having perceived their craftiness, said unto them, 'Why me do ye tempt?
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Is it lawful for us to give tribute unto Caesar - See this insidious but important question considered at large on Matthew 22:16-22 (note).
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'Whose image and superscription hath it?'--Luke xx. 24. It is no unusual thing for antagonists to join forces in order to crush a third person obnoxious to both. So in this incident we have an unnatural alliance of the two parties in Jewish politics who were at daggers drawn. The representatives of the narrow conservative Judaism, which loathed a foreign yoke, in the person of the Pharisees and Scribes, and the Herodians, the partisans of a foreigner and a usurper, lay their heads together to propose …
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Is it right for us to pay taxes to Caesar or not?"
"Show me a denarius. Whose image and inscription are on it?" "Caesar's," they replied.
"You are a child of the devil and an enemy of everything that is right! You are full of all kinds of deceit and trickery. Will you never stop perverting the right ways of the Lord?
Then we will no longer be infants, tossed back and forth by the waves, and blown here and there by every wind of teaching and by the cunning and craftiness of people in their deceitful scheming.
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