Matthew 22:19

Tribute money (to nomisma tou khnsou). Khnso, Latin census, was a capitation tax or head-money, tributum capitis, for which silver denaria were struck, with the figure of Caesar and a superscription, e.g. "Tiberiou Kaisaros" (McNeile). Nomisma is the Latin numisma and occurs here only in the N.T., is common in the old Greek, from nomizw sanctioned by law or custom.

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