Luke 20:15-25 CSB

15 So they threw him out of the vineyard and killed him. "Therefore, what will the owner of the vineyard do to them?
16 He will come and destroy those farmers and give the vineyard to others." But when they heard this they said, "No-never!"
17 But He looked at them and said, "Then what is the meaning of this Scripture: a The stone that the builders rejected- this has become the cornerstone ? b c d

References for Luke 20:17

    • d 20:17 - Lit What then is this that is written
    • e 20:17 - Lit the head of the corner
    • f 20:17 - 1 Pt 2:7
    • g 20:17 - Ps 118:22
      18 Everyone who falls on that stone will be broken to pieces, and if it falls on anyone, it will grind him to powder!" e

      References for Luke 20:18

          19 Then the scribes and the chief priests looked for a way to get their hands on Him that very hour, because they knew He had told this parable against them, but they feared the people.

          God and Caesar

          20 Theyf watched closely and sent spies who pretended to be righteous,g so they could catch Him in what He said,h to hand Him over to the governor's rule and authority.

          References for Luke 20:20

            • i 20:20 - The scribes and chief priests of v. 19
            • j 20:20 - Or upright; that is, loyal to God's law
            • k 20:20 - Lit catch Him in [a] word
              21 They questioned Him, "Teacher, we know that You speak and teach correctly, and You don't show partiality,i but teach truthfully the way of God.

              References for Luke 20:21

                • l 20:21 - Lit You don't receive a face
                  22 Is it lawful for us to pay taxes to Caesar or not?"
                  23 But detecting their craftiness, He said to them,j

                  References for Luke 20:23

                    • m 20:23 - Other mss add "Why are you testing Me?
                      24 "Show Me a denarius. Whose image and inscription does it have?" "Caesar's," they said.
                      25 "Well then," He told them, "give back to Caesar the things that are Caesar's and to God the things that are God's."