As they were gathering a in Galilee, Jesus said to them, "The Son of Man is going to be betrayed into human hands,
and they will kill him, and on the third day he will be raised." And they were greatly distressed.
When they reached Capernaum, the collectors of the temple tax b came to Peter and said, "Does your teacher not pay the temple tax?" c25
He said, "Yes, he does." And when he came home, Jesus spoke of it first, asking, "What do you think, Simon? From whom do kings of the earth take toll or tribute? From their children or from others?"
When Peter d said, "From others," Jesus said to him, "Then the children are free.
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