21 those who, with their speech,
accuse a person of wrongdoing,
who set a trap at the gate for the mediator,
and without cause deprive the righteous of justice.(A)

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God and Caesar

15 Then the Pharisees went and plotted how to trap Him by what He said.[a](A)

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  1. Matthew 22:15 Lit trap Him in [a] word

In order to accuse(A) Him, they were watching Him closely(B) to see whether He would heal(C) him on the Sabbath.(D)

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God and Caesar

13 Then(A) they sent some of the Pharisees(B) and the Herodians(C) to Him to trap Him by what He said.[a](D)

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  1. Mark 12:13 Lit trap Him in (a) word

God and Caesar

20 They[a](A) watched closely(B) and sent spies(C) who pretended to be righteous,[b] so they could catch Him in what He said,[c](D) to hand Him(E) over to the governor’s(F) rule and authority.

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  1. Luke 20:20 The scribes and chief priests of v. 19
  2. Luke 20:20 Or upright; that is, loyal to God’s law
  3. Luke 20:20 Lit catch Him in [a] word

They asked this to trap Him,(A) in order that they might have evidence to accuse Him.

Jesus stooped down and started writing on the ground with His finger.

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