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the temple tax
TRIBUTE Gk. didrachon, a double drachma is a Temple tax levied on all Jews (Mt 17:24); and Gk. phoros, a burden, was the annual
tax upon houses, lands, and persons (Lk 20:22; 23:2). "Tribute money," KJV, was
the coin with which the tax was paid (Mt 22:19).