Luke 20:14-24 NIV

14 "But when the tenants saw him, they talked the matter over. 'This is the heir,' they said. 'Let's kill him, and the inheritance will be ours.'
15 So they threw him out of the vineyard and killed him. "What then will the owner of the vineyard do to them?
16 He will come and kill those tenants1 and give the vineyard to others." When the people heard this, they said, "May this never be!"

References for Luke 20:16

17 Jesus looked directly at them and asked, "Then what is the meaning of that which is written: " 'The stone the builders rejected has become the capstonea 'b ?2

References for Luke 20:17

    • a 20:17 - Or "cornerstone"
    • b 20:17 - Psalm 118:22
      18 Everyone who falls on that stone will be broken to pieces, but he on whom it falls will be crushed."3

      References for Luke 20:18

      19 The teachers of the law and the chief priests looked for a way to arrest him4 immediately, because they knew he had spoken this parable against them. But they were afraid of the people.5

      References for Luke 20:19

      Paying Taxes to Caesar

      20:20-26pp -- Mt 22:15-22; Mk 12:13-17

      20 Keeping a close watch on him, they sent spies, who pretended to be honest. They hoped to catch Jesus in something he said6 so that they might hand him over to the power and authority of the governor.7

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      21 So the spies questioned him: "Teacher, we know that you speak and teach what is right, and that you do not show partiality but teach the way of God in accordance with the truth.8

      References for Luke 20:21

      22 Is it right for us to pay taxes to Caesar or not?"
      23 He saw through their duplicity and said to them,
      24 "Show me a denarius. Whose portrait and inscription are on it?"