Tell us then, what is your opinion? Is it right to pay taxes1 to Caesar or not?"
References for Matthew 22:17
But Jesus, knowing their evil intent, said, "You hypocrites, why are you trying to trap me?
Show me the coin used for paying the tax." They brought him a denarius,
and he asked them, "Whose portrait is this? And whose inscription?"
"Caesar's," they replied. Then he said to them, "Give to Caesar what is Caesar's,2 and to God what is God's."
References for Matthew 22:21
When they heard this, they were amazed. So they left him and went away.3
References for Matthew 22:22
That same day the Sadducees,4 who say there is no resurrection,5 came to him with a question.
References for Matthew 22:23
"Teacher," they said, "Moses told us that if a man dies without having children, his brother must marry the widow and have children for him.6
References for Matthew 22:24
Now there were seven brothers among us. The first one married and died, and since he had no children, he left his wife to his brother.
The same thing happened to the second and third brother, right on down to the seventh.
Finally, the woman died.