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Luke 3:13

Context
NETBible

He told them, “Collect no more 1  than you are required to.” 2 

XREF

Ps 18:23; Pr 28:13; Isa 1:16,17; Isa 55:6,7; Eze 18:21,22,27,28; Mic 6:8; Mt 7:12; Lu 19:8; 1Co 6:10; Eph 4:28; Tit 2:11,12; Heb 12:1

NET © Notes

tn In the Greek text μηδὲν πλέον (mhden pleon, “no more”) is in an emphatic position.

sn By telling the tax collectors to collect no more than…required John was calling for honesty and integrity in a business that was known for greed and dishonesty.

tn Or “than you are ordered to.”



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