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Matthew 17:26

    Matthew 17:26 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Peter saith unto him, Of strangers. Jesus saith unto him, Then are the children free.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Peter said to him, Of strangers. Jesus said to him, Then are the children free.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And when he said, From strangers, Jesus said unto him, Therefore the sons are free.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And when he said, From other people, Jesus said to him, Then are the sons free.

    Webster's Revision

    And when he said, From strangers, Jesus said unto him, Therefore the sons are free.

    World English Bible

    Peter said to him, "From strangers." Jesus said to him, "Therefore the children are exempt.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And when he said, From strangers, Jesus said unto him, Therefore the sons are free.

    Clarke's Commentary on Matthew 17:26

    Then are the children free - As this money is levied for the support of that temple of which I am the Lord, then I am not obliged to pay the tax; and my disciples, like the priests that minister, should be exempted from the necessity of paying.

    Wesley's Notes on Matthew 17:26

    17:26 Then are the sons free - The sense is, This is paid for the use of the house of God. But I am the Son of God. Therefore I am free from any obligation of paying this to my own Father.