Matthew 17:24 CSB

Paying the Temple Tax

24 When they came to Capernaum, those who collected the double-drachma taxa approached Peter and said, "Doesn't your Teacher pay the double-drachma tax?"

References for Matthew 17:24

    • s 17:24 - Jewish men paid this tax to support the temple; Ex 30:11-16. A double-drachma could purchase 2 sheep.

      Study tools for Matthew 17:24

      • a 17:2 - Or transfigured
      • b 17:4 - Other mss read wish, let's make
      • c 17:5 - Or enveloped; Ex 40:34-35
      • d 17:5 - 2 Pt 1:16-18
      • e 17:8 - Other mss omit Him
      • f 17:9 - Other mss read Man has risen
      • g 17:11 - Other mss add first
      • h 17:11 - Other mss read Jesus said to them
      • i 17:12 - Lit suffer by them
      • j 17:15 - Lit he is moonstruck; thought to be a form of epilepsy
      • k 17:17 - Or corrupt, or perverted, or twisted; Dt 32:5
      • l 17:18 - Lit rebuked him or it
      • m 17:18 - Lit the demon
      • n 17:18 - Lit hour
      • o 17:20 - Other mss read your unbelief," Jesus
      • p 17:20 - Lit faith like
      • q 17:21 - Other mss omit bracketed text; Mk 9:29
      • r 17:22 - Other mss read were staying
      • s 17:24 - Jewish men paid this tax to support the temple; Ex 30:11-16. A double-drachma could purchase 2 sheep.
      • t 17:25 - Lit Jesus anticipated him by saying
      • u 17:25 - Or foreigners
      • v 17:26 - Other mss read Peter said to Him
      • w 17:27 - Gk stater, worth 2 double-drachmas