Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
|Overview - Matthew 17|
| 1 ||The transfiguration of Christ. |
|14 ||He heals the lunatic, |
|22 ||foretells his own passion, |
|24 ||and pays tribute. |
Matthew 17:24 (King James Version)
And when they were come to Capernaum, they that received tribute money came to Peter, and said, Doth not your master pay tribute?
- Mark 9:33
- "Gr didrachma, in value fifteen pence."
- Exodus 30:13 ; 38:26
- This tribute seems to have been the half shekel which every male among the Jews paid yearly for the support of the temple, and which was continued by them, wherever dispersed, till after the time of Vespasian.