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Luke 20

WEB 1 It happened on one of those days, as he was teaching the people in the temple and preaching the gospel, that the chief priests and scribes came to him with the elders. NIV 1 One day as he was teaching the people in the temple courts and preaching the gospel, the chief priests and the teachers of the law, together with the elders, came up to him. WEB 2 They asked him, "Tell us: by what authority do you do these things? Or who is giving you this authority?" NIV 2 "Tell us by what authority you are doing these things," they said. "Who gave you this authority?" WEB 3 He answered them, "I also will ask you one question. Tell me: NIV 3 He replied, "I will also ask you a question. Tell me, WEB 4 the baptism of John, was it from heaven, or from men?" NIV 4 John's baptism--was it from heaven, or from men?" WEB 5 They reasoned with themselves, saying, "If we say, 'From heaven,' he will say, 'Why didn't you believe him?' NIV 5 They discussed it among themselves and said, "If we say, 'From heaven,' he will ask, 'Why didn't you believe him?' WEB 6 But if we say, 'From men,' all the people will stone us, for they are persuaded that John was a prophet." NIV 6 But if we say, 'From men,' all the people will stone us, because they are persuaded that John was a prophet." WEB 7 They answered that they didn't know where it was from. NIV 7 So they answered, "We don't know where it was from." WEB 8 Jesus said to them, "Neither will I tell you by what authority I do these things." NIV 8 Jesus said, "Neither will I tell you by what authority I am doing these things." WEB 9 He began to tell the people this parable. "A man planted a vineyard, and rented it out to some farmers, and went into another country for a long time. NIV 9 He went on to tell the people this parable: "A man planted a vineyard, rented it to some farmers and went away for a long time. WEB 10 At the proper season, he sent a servant to the farmers to collect his share of the fruit of the vineyard. But the farmers beat him, and sent him away empty. NIV 10 At harvest time he sent a servant to the tenants so they would give him some of the fruit of the vineyard. But the tenants beat him and sent him away empty-handed. WEB 11 He sent yet another servant, and they also beat him, and treated him shamefully, and sent him away empty. NIV 11 He sent another servant, but that one also they beat and treated shamefully and sent away empty-handed. WEB 12 He sent yet a third, and they also wounded him, and threw him out. NIV 12 He sent still a third, and they wounded him and threw him out. WEB 13 The lord of the vineyard said, 'What will I do? I will send my beloved son. It may be that seeing him, they will respect him.' NIV 13 "Then the owner of the vineyard said, 'What shall I do? I will send my son, whom I love; perhaps they will respect him.' WEB 14 "But when the farmers saw him, they reasoned among themselves, saying, 'This is the heir. Come, let's kill him, that the inheritance may be ours.' 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.' WEB 15 They threw him out of the vineyard, and killed him. What therefore will the lord of the vineyard do to them? NIV 15 So they threw him out of the vineyard and killed him. "What then will the owner of the vineyard do to them? WEB 16 He will come and destroy these farmers, and will give the vineyard to others." When they heard it, they said, "May it never be!" NIV 16 He will come and kill those tenants and give the vineyard to others." When the people heard this, they said, "May this never be!" WEB 17 But he looked at them, and said, "Then what is this that is written, 'The stone which the builders rejected, The same was made the chief cornerstone?' NIV 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 capstone ' ? WEB 18 "Everyone who falls on that stone will be broken to pieces, but it will crush whoever it falls on to dust." NIV 18 Everyone who falls on that stone will be broken to pieces, but he on whom it falls will be crushed." WEB 19 The chief priests and the scribes sought to lay hands on Him that very hour, but they feared the people -- for they knew He had spoken this parable against them. NIV 19 The teachers of the law and the chief priests looked for a way to arrest him immediately, because they knew he had spoken this parable against them. But they were afraid of the people. WEB 20 They watched him, and sent out spies, who pretended to be righteous, that they might trap him in something he said, so as to deliver him up to the rule and to the authority of the governor. NIV 20 Keeping a close watch on him, they sent spies, who pretended to be honest. They hoped to catch Jesus in something he said so that they might hand him over to the power and authority of the governor. WEB 21 They asked him, "Teacher, we know that you say and teach what is right, and aren't partial to anyone, but truly teach the way of God. NIV 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. WEB 22 Is it lawful for us to pay taxes to Caesar, or not?" NIV 22 Is it right for us to pay taxes to Caesar or not?" WEB 23 But he perceived their slyness, and said to them, "Why do you test me? NIV 23 He saw through their duplicity and said to them, WEB 24 Show me a denarius. Whose image and inscription are on it?" They answered, "Caesar's." NIV 24 "Show me a denarius. Whose portrait and inscription are on it?" WEB 25 He said to them, "Then give to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's." NIV 25 "Caesar's," they replied. He said to them, "Then give to Caesar what is Caesar's, and to God what is God's." WEB 26 They weren't able to trap him in his words before the people. They marveled at his answer, and were silent. NIV 26 They were unable to trap him in what he had said there in public. And astonished by his answer, they became silent. WEB 27 Some of the Sadducees came to him, those who deny that there is a resurrection. NIV 27 Some of the Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came to Jesus with a question. WEB 28 They asked him, "Teacher, Moses wrote to us that if a man's brother dies having a wife, and he is childless, his brother should take the wife, and raise up children for his brother. NIV 28 "Teacher," they said, "Moses wrote for us that if a man's brother dies and leaves a wife but no children, the man must marry the widow and have children for his brother. WEB 29 There were therefore seven brothers. The first took a wife, and died childless. NIV 29 Now there were seven brothers. The first one married a woman and died childless. WEB 30 The second took her as wife, and he died childless. NIV 30 The second WEB 31 The third took her, and likewise the seven all left no children, and died. NIV 31 and then the third married her, and in the same way the seven died, leaving no children. WEB 32 Afterward the woman also died. NIV 32 Finally, the woman died too. WEB 33 Therefore in the resurrection whose wife of them will she be? For the seven had her as a wife." NIV 33 Now then, at the resurrection whose wife will she be, since the seven were married to her?" WEB 34 Jesus said to them, "The sons of this age marry, and are given in marriage. NIV 34 Jesus replied, "The people of this age marry and are given in marriage. WEB 35 But those who are considered worthy to attain to that age and the resurrection from the dead, neither marry, nor are given in marriage. NIV 35 But those who are considered worthy of taking part in that age and in the resurrection from the dead will neither marry nor be given in marriage, WEB 36 For neither can they die any more, for they are like the angels, and are sons of God, being sons of the resurrection. NIV 36 and they can no longer die; for they are like the angels. They are God's children, since they are children of the resurrection. WEB 37 But that the dead are raised, even Moses shown at the bush, when he called the Lord 'The God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.' NIV 37 But in the account of the bush, even Moses showed that the dead rise, for he calls the Lord 'the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.' WEB 38 Now he is not the God of the dead, but of the living, for all are alive to him." NIV 38 He is not the God of the dead, but of the living, for to him all are alive." WEB 39 Some of the scribes answered, "Teacher, you speak well." NIV 39 Some of the teachers of the law responded, "Well said, teacher!" WEB 40 They didn't dare to ask him any more questions. NIV 40 And no one dared to ask him any more questions. WEB 41 He said to them, "Why do they say that the Christ is David's son? NIV 41 Then Jesus said to them, "How is it that they say the Christ is the Son of David? WEB 42 David himself says in the book of Psalms, 'The Lord said to my Lord, "Sit at my right hand, NIV 42 David himself declares in the Book of Psalms: " 'The Lord said to my Lord: "Sit at my right hand WEB 43 Until I make your enemies the footstool of your feet."' NIV 43 until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet." ' WEB 44 "David therefore calls him Lord, so how is he his son?" NIV 44 David calls him 'Lord.' How then can he be his son?" WEB 45 In the hearing of all the people, he said to his disciples, NIV 45 While all the people were listening, Jesus said to his disciples, WEB 46 "Beware of the scribes, who desire to walk in long robes, and love greetings in the marketplaces, the best seats in the synagogues, and the best places at feasts; NIV 46 "Beware of the teachers of the law. They like to walk around in flowing robes and love to be greeted in the marketplaces and have the most important seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at banquets. WEB 47 who devour widows' houses, and for a pretense make long prayers: these will receive greater condemnation." NIV 47 They devour widows' houses and for a show make lengthy prayers. Such men will be punished most severely."