Bible Verses About Tribute

    Sometimes exacted by kings from their own subjects  1Sa 8:10-17
    Exacted from all conquered nations  Jos 16:10; Jdj 1:30,33,35; 2Ki 23:33,35
    Often exacted in
      Labour.  1Ki 5:13,14; 9:15,21
      Produce of land, &c.  1Sa 8:15; 1Ki 4:7
      Gold and silver.  2Ki 23:33,35
    The Jews required to pay half a shekel to God as  Ex 30:12-16
    Christ to avoid offence wrought a miracle to pay for himself and Peter  Mt 17:24-27
    Kings of Israel
      Forbidden to levy unnecessary or oppressive.  De 17:17
      Set officers over.  2Sa 20:24; 1Ki 4:6,7
      Often oppressed the people with.  1Ki 12:4,11
    When oppressive frequently led to rebellion  1Ki 12:14-20
    Priests and Levites exempted from  Ezr 7:24
      Decree of Augustus for.  Lu 2:1
      First levied in Judea when Cyrenius was governor.  Lu 2:2
      Persons enroled for, in the native place of their tribe and family.  Lu 2:3-5
      Collected by the Publicans.  Lu 3:12,13; 5:27
      Was paid in Roman coin.  Mt 22:19,20
      Was resisted by the Galilaeans under Judas of Galilee.  Ac 5:37; Lu 13:1
      Christ showed to the Pharisees and Herodians the propriety of paying.  Mt 22:15-22; Mr 12:13-17
      Our Lord falsely accused of forbidding to pay.  Ro 13:6,7
    All saints exhorted to pay  Ro 13:6,7