Matthew 22:19

19 Show me the coin used for paying the tax.” They brought him a denarius,

Read Matthew 22:19 Using Other Translations

Shew me the tribute money. And they brought unto him a penny.
Show me the coin for the tax." And they brought him a denarius.
Here, show me the coin used for the tax.” When they handed him a Roman coin,

What does Matthew 22:19 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Matthew 22:19

Shew me the tribute money
Not any money, or any sort of coin that was current among them; but that in which the tribute was usually paid, which was Roman money: and they brought unto him a penny; not as, being what was the usual sum that was paid for tribute at one time, but as a sample of what sort of money it was paid in, in Roman pence; one of which was seven pence halfpenny of our money.

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