And they send unto him certain of the Pharisees and of the Herodians, to catch him [Jesus WU] in his words. MK 12:13 And when they were come, they say unto him, Master [Teacher], we know that thou art true [honest], and carest for [court the favor of WU] no man: for thou regardest not the person of men [are not partial to anyone], but teachest the way of God in truth: Is it lawful to give tribute [pay taxes] to Caesar, or not? MK 12:14 Shall we give, or shall we not give? But he, knowing their hypocrisy, said unto them, Why tempt [test] ye me? bring me a penny, that I may see it. MK 12:15 And they brought it. And he saith unto them, Whose is this image [portrait WU] and superscription [inscription]? And they said unto him, Caesar's. MK 12:16 And Jesus answering said unto them, Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's. And they marvelled at him. MK 12:17
Then come unto him the Sadducees, which say there is no resurrection; and they asked him, saying, MK 12:18 Master [Teacher], Moses wrote unto us, If a man's brother die, and leave his wife behind him, and leave no children, that his brother should take his wife, and raise up seed unto [offspring for] his brother. MK 12:19 Now there were seven brethren [brothers]: and the first took a wife, and dying left no seed. MK 12:20 And the second took her, and died, neither left he any seed: and the third likewise. MK 12:21 And the seven had her, and left no seed: last of all the woman died also. MK 12:22 In the resurrection therefore, when they shall rise, whose wife shall she be of them? for the seven had her to [as a] wife. MK 12:23 And Jesus answering said unto them, Do ye not therefore err, because ye know not the scriptures, neither [nor] the power of God? MK 12:24 For when they shall rise from the dead, they neither marry, nor are given in marriage; but are as the angels which are in heaven. MK 12:25 And as touching [about] the dead, that they rise: have ye not read in the book of Moses, how in the bush God spake unto him, saying, I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob? MK 12:26 He is not the God of the dead, but the God of the living: ye therefore do greatly err. MK 12:27
And one of the scribes [experts in the law WU] came, and having heard them reasoning together, and perceiving that he [Jesus WU] had answered them well, asked him, Which is the first [greatest] commandment of all? MK 12:28 And Jesus answered him, The first [greatest] of all the commandments is, Hear, O Israel; The Lord our God is one Lord: MK 12:29 And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first [greatest WU] commandment. MK 12:30 OVERCOME YOUR HARMFULNESS Love the Lord And the second is like, namely this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. LOVE NEIGHBOR There is none other commandment greater than these. MK 12:31 And the scribe said unto him, Well, Master, thou hast said the truth: for there is one God; and there is none other but he: MK 12:32 And to love him with all the heart, and with all the understanding, and with all the soul, and with all the strength, and to love his neighbour as himself, is more [important] than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices. MK 12:33 And when Jesus saw that he answered discreetly [wisely], he said unto him, Thou art not far from the kingdom of God. And no man after that durst [dared] ask him any question. MK 12:34
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