Luke 20:27

The Sadducees and the Resurrection

27 Some of the Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came up and questioned Him:

Luke 20:27 Meaning and Commentary

Ver. 27 Then came to him certain of the Sadducees
That is, "to Jesus", as the Persic version expresses it; and it was the same day, as Matthew says, on which the disciples of the Pharisees, and the Herodians, had been with him, putting the question about tribute to him: ( Matthew 22:16 )

which deny that there is any resurrection;
that is, of the dead; that there ever was any instance of it, or ever will be: this was the distinguishing tenet of that sect; see ( Acts 23:8 )

and they asked him,
the following question, after they had put a case to him.

Luke 20:27 In-Context

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:
28 "Teacher, Moses wrote for us that if a man's brother has a wife, and dies childless, his brother should take the wife and produce offspring for his brother.
29 Now there were seven brothers. The first took a wife and died without children.