The Pharisees and Herodians try to ensnare Jesus about paying tribute to Caesar

Mat 22:15-22

15 Then the Pharisees went and had a meeting to see how they might make use of his words to take him.
16 And they sent to him their disciples, with the Herodians, saying, Master, we see that you are true, and that you are teaching the true way of God, and have no fear of anyone, because you have no respect for a man’s position.
17 Give us, then, your opinion of this: Is it right to give tax to Caesar, or not?
18 But Jesus saw their trick and said, Oh false ones, why are you attempting to put me in the wrong?
19 Let me see the tax money. And they gave him a penny.
20 And he said to them, Whose is this image and name on it?
21 They say to him, Caesar’s. Then he said to them, Give to Caesar the things which are Caesar’s, and to God the things which are God’s.
22 And hearing it, they were full of wonder, and went away from him.

Mar 12:13-17

13 Then they sent to him certain of the Pharisees and the Herodians, so that they might make use of his words to take him by a trick.
14 And when they had come, they said to him, Master, we are certain that you are true, and have no fear of anyone: you have no respect for a man’s position, but you are teaching the true way of God: Is it right to give taxes to Caesar or not?
15 Are we to give or not to give? But he, conscious of their false hearts, said to them, Why do you put me to the test? give me a penny, so that I may see it.
16 And they gave him one. And he said to them, Whose is this image and name on it? And they said to him, Caesar’s.
17 And Jesus said to them, Give to Caesar the things which are Caesar’s, and to God the things which are God’s. And they were full of wonder at him.

Luk 20:20-26

20 And they kept watch on him, and sent out secret representatives, who were acting the part of good men, in order that they might get something from his words, on account of which they might give him up to the government and into the power of the ruler.
21 And they put a question to him, saying, Master, we are certain that your teaching and your words are right, and that you have no respect for a man’s position, but you are teaching the true way of God:
22 Is it right for us to make payment of taxes to Caesar or not?
23 But he saw through their trick and said to them,
24 Let me see a penny. Whose image and name are on it? And they said, Caesar’s.
25 And he said, Then give to Caesar the things which are Caesar’s, and to God the things which are God’s.
26 And they were not able to get anything from these words before the people: but they were full of wonder at his answer, and said nothing.

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