Bible ~~- Newer Testament ~~- Mark ~~- chapter 12 of 16 (44 verses.)

Mark 12:14Wrench

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The [conspirators] flatter Yahshua, β€œMaster, we know you are true.
[You don't care with what people think about you.
You pay no attention to a person’s status.]
You teach the way of [YHVH] the Eloah in truth.
Is it lawful to give tribute to Caesar, or not?

Note: Is it right to pay taxes to the worldly government or not?
Yes, if you owe them.



Other English Bible translations of Mark 12:14:

Complete Jewish Bible (Sacred Name Version)CJB-SNThey came and said to him, "Rabbi, we know that you tell the truth and are not concerned with what people think about you, since you pay no attention to a person’s status but really teach what God’s way is. Does Torah say that taxes are to be paid to the Roman Emperor, or not?"
New International Version (Sacred Name)NIV-SRThey came to him and said, 'Teacher, we know you are a man of integrity. You aren't swayed by men, because you pay no attention to who they are; but you teach the way of Elohim in accordance with the truth. Is it right to pay taxes to Caesar or not?
New International Readers Version (Sacred Name)NIRV-SNThey came to him and said, 'Teacher, we know you are a man of honor. You don't let others tell you what to do or say. You don't care how important they are. But you teach the way of Elohim truthfully. Is it right to pay taxes to Caesar or not?
New Living Translation (Sacred Name Version)NLT-SN'Teacher,' these men said, 'we know how honest you are. You are impartial and don't play favorites. You sincerely teach the ways of Elohim. Now tell us--is it right to pay taxes to the Roman government or not?
New Revised Standard (Sacred Name Edition)NRSV-SNAnd they came and said to him, "Teacher, we know that you are sincere, and show deference to no one; for you do not regard people with partiality, but teach the way of Elohim in accordance with truth. Is it lawful to pay taxes to the emperor, or not?
The Message (Sacred Name Version)MSG-SNThey came up and said, 'Teacher, we know you have integrity, that you are indifferent to public opinion, don't pander to your students, and teach the way of Elohim accurately. Tell us: Is it lawful to pay taxes to Caesar or not?'
Good News Translation (Sacred Name)GNT-SNThey came to him and said, "Teacher, we know that you tell the truth, without worrying about what people think. You pay no attention to anyone's status, but teach the truth about Elohim's will for people. Tell us, is it against our Law to pay taxes to the Roman Emperor? Should we pay them or not?"
New American Standard (Sacred Name Bible)NASB-SNThey came and said to Him, 'Teacher, we know that You are truthful and defer to no one; for You are not partial to any, but teach the way of Elohim in truth. Is it lawful to pay a poll-tax to Caesar, or not?
King James Version (unedited)KJVAnd when they were come, they say unto him, Master, we know that thou art true, and carest for no man: for thou regardest not the person of men, but teachest the way of God in truth: Is it lawful to give tribute to Caesar, or not?