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

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

Darby Bible Translation
And Sadducees come to him, that say there is no resurrection; and they demanded of him saying,

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,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

See this question, concerning the resurrection, explained in detail on Matthew 22:23-32 (note).

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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,



Acts 4:1,2 And as they spoke to the people, the priests, and the captain of the temple, and the Sadducees, came on 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 brothers...

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

2 Timothy 2:18 Who concerning the truth have erred, saying that the resurrection is past already; and overthrow the faith of some.

God's Last Arrow
'Having yet therefore one son, his well-beloved, he sent him also last unto them.'--Mark xii. 6. Reference to Isaiah v. There are differences in detail here which need not trouble us. Isaiah's parable is a review of the theocratic history of Israel, and clearly the messengers are the prophets; here Christ speaks of Himself and His own mission to Israel, and goes on to tell of His death as already accomplished. I. The Son who follows and surpasses the servants. (a) Our Lord here places Himself in
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Marvels of Holy Scripture, --Moral and Physical. --Jael's Deed Defended. --Miracles vindicated.
Do ye not therefore err, because ye know not the Scriptures, neither the power of God. ON a certain occasion, the Son of Man was asked what was thought a hard question by those who, in His day, professed "the negative Theology [588] ." There was a moral and there was physical marvel to be solved. Both difficulties were met by a single sentence. The Sadducean judgment had gone astray from the Truth, (planasthe our Saviour said,) from a twofold cause: (1) The men did not understand those very Scriptures
John William Burgon—Inspiration and Interpretation

A Serious Persuasive to Such a Method of Spending Our Days as is Represented in the Former Chapter.
1, 2. Christians fix their views too low, and indulge too indolent a disposition, which makes it more necessary to urge such a life as that under consideration.--3. It is therefore enforced, from its being apparently reasonable, considering ourselves as the creatures of God, and as redeemed by the blond of Christ.--4. From its evident tendency to conduce to our comfort in life.--5. From the influence it will have to promote our usefulness to others.--6. From its efficacy to make afflictions lighter.--7.
Philip Doddridge—The Rise and Progress of Religion in the Soul

The Cross as a Social Principle
Social Redemption is Wrought by Vicarious Suffering DAILY READINGS First Day: The Prophetic Succession And he began to speak unto them in parables. A man planted a vineyard, and set a hedge about it, and digged a pit for the winepress, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into another country. And at the season he sent to the husbandmen a servant, that he might receive from the husbandmen of the fruits of the vineyard. And they took him, and beat him, and sent him away empty.
Walter Rauschenbusch—The Social Principles of Jesus

Cross References
Matthew 22:23
That same day the Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came to him with a question.

Luke 20:27
Some of the Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came to Jesus with a question.

Acts 23:8
(The Sadducees say that there is no resurrection, and that there are neither angels nor spirits, but the Pharisees believe all these things.)

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