New International Version
They brought the coin, and he asked them, "Whose image is this? And whose inscription?" "Caesar's," they replied.
King James Bible
And they brought it. And he saith unto them, Whose is this image and superscription? And they said unto him, Caesar's.
Darby Bible Translation
And they brought [it]. And he says to them, Whose [is] this image and superscription? And they said to him, Caesar's.
World English Bible
They brought it. He said to them, "Whose is this image and inscription?" They said to him, "Caesar's."
Young's Literal Translation
and they brought, and he saith to them, 'Whose is this image, and the inscription?' and they said to him, 'Caesar's;'
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and he asked them, "Whose image is this? And whose inscription?"
Should we pay or shouldn't we?" But Jesus knew their hypocrisy. "Why are you trying to trap me?" he asked. "Bring me a denarius and let me look at it."
Then Jesus said to them, "Give back to Caesar what is Caesar's and to God what is God's." And they were amazed at him.
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