The Temple Tax

Matthew 17

24 t When they had come to 1 Capernaum, those who received the 2 temple tax came to Peter and said, "Does your Teacher not pay the temple tax?" 25 He said, "Yes." And when he had come into the house, Jesus anticipated him, saying, "What do you think, Simon? From whom do the kings of the earth take customs or taxes, from their sons or from u strangers?" 26 Peter said to Him, "From strangers." Jesus said to him, "Then the sons are free. 27 "Nevertheless, lest we offend them, go to the sea, cast in a hook, and take the fish that comes up first. And when you have opened its mouth, you will find a 3 piece of money; take that and give it to them for Me and you."

New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
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