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22 The imposters were baffled in the presence of all the people and were unable to trap Jesus with his words. So they left, stunned by Jesus’ words.

Marriage and the Resurrection

23 Some of the Sadducees, a religious group that denied there was a resurrection of the dead,[a] came to ask Jesus this question: 24 “Teacher, the law of Moses teaches that if a man dies before he has children, his brother should marry the widow and raise up children for his brother’s family line.[b]

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 22:23 The Aramaic clearly states that the Sadducees said to Jesus, “There is no life after death.”
  2. Matthew 22:24 See Deut. 25:5-10.

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