Mark 12:18

18 Some Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came to him and asked him a question, saying,

Mark 12:18 Meaning and Commentary

Mark 12:18

Then came unto him the Sadducees
The same day, immediately after he had silenced the Pharisees and Herodians: these were a set of men distinct from the former, in some of their sentiments, especially in their religions ones, and particularly in the following:

which say there is no resurrection:
of the dead, in a literal sense, either general or particular; (See Gill on Matthew 22:23);

and they asked him, saying;
as in the next verse.

Mark 12:18 In-Context

16 And they brought one. Then he said to them, "Whose head is this, and whose title?" They answered, "The emperor's."
17 Jesus said to them, "Give to the emperor the things that are the emperor's, and to God the things that are God's." And they were utterly amazed at him.
18 Some Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came to him and asked him a question, saying,
19 "Teacher, Moses wrote for us that if a man's brother dies, leaving a wife but no child, the man shall marry the widow and raise up children for his brother.
20 There were seven brothers; the first married and, when he died, left no children;