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Luke 20 :: Webster's Bible (WEB)

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Jesus' Authority Questioned

(Mat 21:23–27; Mar 11:27–33 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:1 - And it came to pass, that on one of those days, as he was teaching the people in the temple, and preaching the gospel, the chief priests and the scribes came upon him, with the elders,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:2 - And spoke to him, saying, Tell us, By what authority doest thou these things? or who is he that gave thee this authority?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:3 - And he answered and said to them, I will also ask you one thing; and answer me:
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:4 - The baptism of John, was it from heaven, or from men?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:5 - And they reasoned with themselves, saying, If we shall say, From heaven; he will say, Why then believed ye him not?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:6 - But if we say, From men; all the people will stone us: for they are persuaded that John was a prophet.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:7 - And they answered, that they could not tell whence it was.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:8 - And Jesus said to them, Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.

Parable of the Vine-growers

(Mat 21:33–46; Mar 12:1–12 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:9 - Then he began to speak to the people this parable; A certain man planted a vineyard, and let it to husbandmen, and went into a far country for a long time.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:10 - And at the season he sent a servant to the husbandmen, that they should give him of the fruit of the vineyard: but the husbandmen beat him, and sent him away empty.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:11 - And again he sent another servant: and they beat him also, and treated him shamefully, and sent him away empty.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:12 - And again he sent the third: and they wounded him also, and cast him out.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:13 - Then said the lord of the vineyard, What shall I do? I will send my beloved son: it may be when they see him they will reverence him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:14 - But when the husbandmen saw him, they reasoned among themselves, saying, This is the heir; come, let us kill him, that the inheritance may be ours.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:15 - So they cast him out of the vineyard, and killed him. What therefore will the lord of the vineyard do to them?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:16 - He will come and destroy these husbandmen, and will give the vineyard to others. And when they heard it, they said, may that never be.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:17 - And he beheld them, and said, What is this then that is written, The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:18 - Whoever shall fall upon that stone, shall be broken: but on whomsoever it shall fall, it will grind him to powder.

Tribute to Caesar

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:19 - And the chief priests and the scribes the same hour sought to lay hands on him; and they feared the people: for they perceived that he had spoken this parable against them.
(Mat 22:15–22; Mar 12:13–17 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:20 - And they watched him, and sent forth spies, who should feign themselves just men, that they might take hold of his words, that so they might deliver him to the power and authority of the governor.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:21 - And they asked him, saying, Master, we know that thou sayest and teachest rightly, neither acceptest thou the person of any, but teachest the way of God truly:
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:22 - Is it lawful for us to give tribute to Cesar, or not?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:23 - But he perceived their craftiness, and said to them, Why tempt ye me?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:24 - Show me a penny. Whose image and superscription hath it? They answered and said, Cesar's.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:25 - And he said to them, Render therefore to Cesar the things which are Cesar's, and to God the things which are God's.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:26 - And they could not take hold of his words before the people: and they marveled at his answer, and held their peace.

Is There a Resurrection?

(Mat 22:23–33; Mar 12:18–27 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:27 - Then came to him certain of the Sadducees (who deny that there is any resurrection) and they asked him,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:28 - Saying, Master, Moses wrote to us, If any man's brother should die, having a wife, and he should die without children, that his brother should take his wife, and raise up seed to his brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:29 - There were therefore seven brothers: and the first took a wife, and died without children.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:30 - And the second took her for a wife, and he died childless.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:31 - And the third took her; and in like manner the seven also: And they left no children, and died.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:32 - Last of all the woman died also.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:33 - Therefore in the resurrection, whose wife of them is she? for seven had her to wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:34 - And Jesus answering, said to them, The children of this world marry, and are given in marriage:
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:35 - But they who shall be accounted worthy to obtain that world, and the resurrection from the dead, neither marry, nor are given in marriage.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:36 - Neither can they die any more: for they are equal to the angels; and are the children of God, being the children of the resurrection.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:37 - Now that the dead are raised, even Moses showed at the bush, when he calleth the Lord the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:38 - For he is not a God of the dead, but of the living: for all live to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:39 - Then certain of the scribes answering, said, Master, thou hast well said.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:40 - And after that, they durst not ask him any question at all.
(Mat 22:41–46; Mar 12:35–37 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:41 - And he said to them, How say they that Christ is David's son?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:42 - And David himself saith in the book of Psalms, The LORD said to my Lord, Sit thou on my right hand,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:43 - Till I make thy enemies thy footstool.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:44 - David therefore calleth him Lord, how is he then his son?
(Mat 23:1–7; Mar 12:38–40 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:45 - Then in the audience of all the people, he said to his disciples,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:46 - Beware of the scribes, who desire to walk in long robes, and love greetings in the markets, and the highest seats in the synagogues, and the chief rooms at feasts;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:47 - Who devour widows' houses, and for a show make long prayers: the same shall receive greater damnation.

The Webster Bible was translated by Noah Webster in 1833 in order to bring the language of the bible up to date. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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