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Matthew 5:46

Context
NETBible

For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Even the tax collectors 1  do the same, don’t they?

XREF

Mt 6:1; Mt 9:10,11; Mt 11:19; Mt 18:17; Mt 21:31,32; Lu 6:32-35; Lu 15:1; Lu 18:13; Lu 19:2,7; 1Pe 2:20-23

NET © Notes

sn The tax collectors would bid to collect taxes for the Roman government and then add a surcharge, which they kept. Since tax collectors worked for Rome, they were viewed as traitors to their own people and were not well liked.



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