Matthew 17:26

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Peter saith vnto him, Of strangers. Iesus saith vnto him, Then are the children free.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When Peter said, "From strangers, Jesus said to him, "Then the sons are exempt."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when he said, From strangers, Jesus said unto him, Therefore the sons are free.
- American Standard Version (1901)

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

Peter says to him, From strangers. Jesus said to him, Then are the sons free.
- Darby Bible

Peter saith to him, From strangers. Jesus saith to him, Then are the children free.
- Webster's Bible

From others, he replied. "Then the children go free," said Jesus.
- Weymouth Bible

Peter said to him, "From strangers." Jesus said to him, "Therefore the children are exempt.
- World English Bible

But that we sclaundre hem not, go to the see, and caste an hook, and take thilke fisch that first cometh vp; and, whanne his mouth is opened, thou schalt fynde a stater, and yyue for thee and for me.
- Wycliffe Bible

Peter saith to him, `From the strangers.' Jesus said to him, `Then are the sons free;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 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.


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