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Luke 20:1-26

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. 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. NIV 2 "Tell us by what authority you are doing these things," they said. "Who gave you this authority?" NIV 2 "Tell us by what authority you are doing these things," they said. "Who gave you this authority?" NIV 3 He replied, "I will also ask you a question. Tell me, NIV 3 He replied, "I will also ask you a question. Tell me, NIV 4 John's baptism--was it from heaven, or from men?" NIV 4 John's baptism--was it from heaven, or from men?" NIV 5 They discussed it among themselves and said, "If we say, 'From heaven,' he will ask, '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?' NIV 6 But if we say, 'From men,' all the people will stone us, because 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." NIV 7 So they answered, "We don't know where it was from." NIV 7 So they answered, "We don't know where it was from." NIV 8 Jesus said, "Neither will I tell you by what authority I am doing these things." NIV 8 Jesus said, "Neither will I tell you by what authority I am doing these things." 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. 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. 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. 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. NIV 11 He sent another servant, but that one also they beat and treated shamefully and sent away empty-handed. NIV 11 He sent another servant, but that one also they beat and treated shamefully and sent away empty-handed. NIV 12 He sent still a third, and they wounded him and threw him out. NIV 12 He sent still a third, and they wounded him and threw him out. 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.' 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.' 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.' 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.' NIV 15 So they threw him out of the vineyard and killed him. "What then will the owner 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? 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!" 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!" 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 ' ? 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 ' ? NIV 18 Everyone who falls on that stone will be broken to pieces, but he on whom it falls will be crushed." NIV 18 Everyone who falls on that stone will be broken to pieces, but he on whom it falls will be crushed." 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. NIV 22 Is it right for us to pay taxes to Caesar or not?" NIV 22 Is it right for us to pay taxes to Caesar or not?" NIV 23 He saw through their duplicity and said to them, NIV 23 He saw through their duplicity and said to them, NIV 24 "Show me a denarius. Whose portrait and inscription are on it?" NIV 24 "Show me a denarius. Whose portrait and inscription are on it?" 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." 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." NIV 26 They were unable to trap him in what he had said there in public. And astonished by his answer, they became 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.