New International Version
Now there were seven brothers among us. The first one married and died, and since he had no children, he left his wife to his brother.
King James Bible
Now there were with us seven brethren: and the first, when he had married a wife, deceased, and, having no issue, left his wife unto his brother:
Darby Bible Translation
Now there were with us seven brethren; and the first having married died, and not having seed, left his wife to his brother.
World English Bible
Now there were with us seven brothers. The first married and died, and having no seed left his wife to his brother.
Young's Literal Translation
'And there were with us seven brothers, and the first having married did die, and not having seed, he left his wife to his brother;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Seven brethren - It is very likely that the Sadducees increased the number, merely to make the question the more difficult.
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LibrarySacrifice to Caesar or to God
Eversley, 1869. Chester Cathedral, 1872. Matthew xxii. 21. "Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar's; and unto God the things that are God's." Many a sermon has been preached, and many a pamphlet written, on this text, and (as too often has happened to Holy Scripture), it has been made to mean the most opposite doctrines, and twisted in every direction, to suit men's opinions and superstitions. Some have found in it a command to obey tyrants, invaders, any and every government, …
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons
On the Same Words of the Gospel, Matt. xxii. 42
The Heavenly Banquet.
Profession and Practice.
"Teacher," they said, "Moses told us that if a man dies without having children, his brother must marry the widow and raise up offspring for him.
The same thing happened to the second and third brother, right on down to the seventh.
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