Luke 20:27

27 Then Jesus was approached by some Sadducees—religious leaders who say there is no resurrection from the dead.

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 said, “give to Caesar what belongs to Caesar, and give to God what belongs to God.”
26 So they failed to trap him by what he said in front of the people. Instead, they were amazed by his answer, and they became silent.
27 Then Jesus was approached by some Sadducees—religious leaders who say there is no resurrection from the dead.
28 They posed this question: “Teacher, Moses gave us a law that if a man dies, leaving a wife but no children, his brother should marry the widow and have a child who will carry on the brother’s name.
29 Well, suppose there were seven brothers. The oldest one married and then died without children.