11 This came about from the Lord,
    and it is marvelous in our eyes’?”[a]

12 And they were seeking to arrest him, and they were afraid of the crowd, because they knew that he had told the parable with reference to them. And they left him and[b] went away.

Paying Taxes to Caesar

13 And they sent some of the Pharisees and the Herodians to him so that they could catch him unawares in a statement.

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  1. Mark 12:11 A quotation from Ps 118:22–23
  2. Mark 12:12 Here “and” is supplied because the previous participle (“left”) has been translated as a finite verb