Tell us, is it against our Law for us to pay taxes to the Roman Emperor, or not?"
But Jesus saw through their trick and said to them,
"Show me a silver coin. Whose face and name are these on it?" "The Emperor's," they answered.
So Jesus said, "Well, then, pay to the Emperor what belongs to the Emperor, and pay to God what belongs to God."
There before the people they could not catch him in a thing, so they kept quiet, amazed at his answer.
Then some Sadducees, who say that people will not rise from death, came to Jesus and said, 1
References for Luke 20:27
20.27 Ac 23.8.
"Teacher, Moses wrote this law for us: "If a man dies and leaves a wife but no children, that man's brother must marry the widow so that they can have children who will be considered the dead man's children.' 2
References for Luke 20:28
20.28 Dt 25.5.
Once there were seven brothers; the oldest got married and died without having children.
Then the second one married the woman,
and then the third. The same thing happened to all seven - they died without having children.
Last of all, the woman died.