Luke 20:25

25 "Well then," He told them, "give back to Caesar the things that are Caesar's and to God the things that are God's."

Luke 20:25 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 20:25

And he said unto them, render therefore unto Caesar the
things which be Caesar's
The Arabic version renders it, "give to the king what is the king's"; the tribute that was due to him; since they were under his government, and were protected by him, and traded with his money; the currency of which among them was an acknowledgment of him as their sovereign:

and unto God the things which be God's;
which relate to his worship, honour, interest, and kingdom; (See Gill on Matthew 22:21).

Luke 20:25 In-Context

23 But detecting their craftiness, He said to them,
24 "Show Me a denarius. Whose image and inscription does it have?" "Caesar's," they said.
25 "Well then," He told them, "give back to Caesar the things that are Caesar's and to God the things that are God's."
26 They were not able to catch Him in what He said in public, and being amazed at His answer, they became silent.
27 Some of the Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came up and questioned Him:

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