Sadducees Bible Verses

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A sect of the Jews

Rebuked by John the Baptist

MATTHEW 3:7-9Verses in the Bible

  • 7 But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come to his baptism, he said unto them, O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come?
    Matthew 3:7 Meaning
  • 8 Bring forth therefore fruits meet for repentance:
    Matthew 3:8 Meaning
  • 9 And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.
    Matthew 3:9 Meaning

LUKE 3:7-9Verses in the Bible

  • 7 Then said he to the multitude that came forth to be baptized of him, O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come?
    Luke 3:7 Meaning
  • 8 Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of repentance, and begin not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, That God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.
    Luke 3:8 Meaning
  • 9 And now also the axe is laid unto the root of the trees: every tree therefore which bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.
    Luke 3:9 Meaning

Reject the Doctrine of the Resurrection

MATTHEW 22:23-34Verses in the Bible

  • 23 The same day came to him the Sadducees, which say that there is no resurrection, and asked him,
    Matthew 22:23 Meaning
  • 24 Saying, Master, Moses said, If a man die, having no children, his brother shall marry his wife, and raise up seed unto his brother.
    Matthew 22:24 Meaning
  • 25 Now there were with us seven brethren: and the first, when he had married a wife, deceased, and, having no issue, left his wife unto his brother:
    Matthew 22:25 Meaning
  • 26 Likewise the second also, and the third, unto the seventh.
    Matthew 22:26 Meaning
  • 27 And last of all the woman died also.
    Matthew 22:27 Meaning
  • 28 Therefore in the resurrection whose wife shall she be of the seven? for they all had her.
    Matthew 22:28 Meaning
  • 29 Jesus answered and said unto them, Ye do err, not knowing the scriptures, nor the power of God.
    Matthew 22:29 Meaning
  • 30 For in the resurrection they neither marry, nor are given in marriage, but are as the angels of God in heaven.
    Matthew 22:30 Meaning
  • 31 But as touching the resurrection of the dead, have ye not read that which was spoken unto you by God, saying,
    Matthew 22:31 Meaning
  • 32 I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob? God is not the God of the dead, but of the living.
    Matthew 22:32 Meaning
  • 33 And when the multitude heard this, they were astonished at his doctrine.
    Matthew 22:33 Meaning
  • 34 But when the Pharisees had heard that he had put the Sadducees to silence, they were gathered together.
    Matthew 22:34 Meaning

MARK 12:18-27Verses in the Bible

  • 18 Then come unto him the Sadducees, which say there is no resurrection; and they asked him, saying,
    Mark 12:18 Meaning
  • 19 Master, Moses wrote unto us, If a man's brother die, and leave his wife behind him, and leave no children, that his brother should take his wife, and raise up seed unto his brother.
    Mark 12:19 Meaning
  • 20 Now there were seven brethren: and the first took a wife, and dying left no seed.
    Mark 12:20 Meaning
  • 21 And the second took her, and died, neither left he any seed: and the third likewise.
    Mark 12:21 Meaning
  • 22 And the seven had her, and left no seed: last of all the woman died also.
    Mark 12:22 Meaning
  • 23 In the resurrection therefore, when they shall rise, whose wife shall she be of them? for the seven had her to wife.
    Mark 12:23 Meaning
  • 24 And Jesus answering said unto them, Do ye not therefore err, because ye know not the scriptures, neither the power of God?
    Mark 12:24 Meaning
  • 25 For when they shall rise from the dead, they neither marry, nor are given in marriage; but are as the angels which are in heaven.
    Mark 12:25 Meaning
  • 26 And as touching the dead, that they rise: have ye not read in the book of Moses, how in the bush God spake unto him, saying, I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob?
    Mark 12:26 Meaning
  • 27 He is not the God of the dead, but the God of the living: ye therefore do greatly err.
    Mark 12:27 Meaning

LUKE 20:27-40Verses in the Bible

  • 27 Then came to him certain of the Sadducees, which deny that there is any resurrection; and they asked him,
    Luke 20:27 Meaning
  • 28 Saying, Master, Moses wrote unto us, If any man's brother die, having a wife, and he die without children, that his brother should take his wife, and raise up seed unto his brother.
    Luke 20:28 Meaning
  • 29 There were therefore seven brethren: and the first took a wife, and died without children.
    Luke 20:29 Meaning
  • 30 And the second took her to wife, and he died childless.
    Luke 20:30 Meaning
  • 31 And the third took her; and in like manner the seven also: and they left no children, and died.
    Luke 20:31 Meaning
  • 32 Last of all the woman died also.
    Luke 20:32 Meaning
  • 33 Therefore in the resurrection whose wife of them is she? for seven had her to wife.
    Luke 20:33 Meaning
  • 34 And Jesus answering said unto them, The children of this world marry, and are given in marriage:
    Luke 20:34 Meaning
  • 35 But they which shall be accounted worthy to obtain that world, and the resurrection from the dead, neither marry, nor are given in marriage:
    Luke 20:35 Meaning
  • 36 Neither can they die any more: for they are equal unto the angels; and are the children of God, being the children of the resurrection.
    Luke 20:36 Meaning
  • 37 Now that the dead are raised, even Moses shewed at the bush, when he calleth the Lord the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.
    Luke 20:37 Meaning
  • 38 For he is not a God of the dead, but of the living: for all live unto him.
    Luke 20:38 Meaning
  • 39 Then certain of the scribes answering said, Master, thou hast well said.
    Luke 20:39 Meaning
  • 40 And after that they durst not ask him any question at all.
    Luke 20:40 Meaning

ACTS 23:7,8Verses in the Bible

  • 7 And when he had so said, there arose a dissension between the Pharisees and the Sadducees: and the multitude was divided.
    Acts 23:7 Meaning
  • 8 For the Sadducees say that there is no resurrection, neither angel, nor spirit: but the Pharisees confess both.
    Acts 23:8 Meaning

Jesus Warns His Disciples Against

MATTHEW 16:6-12Verses in the Bible

  • 6 Then Jesus said unto them, Take heed and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees.
    Matthew 16:6 Meaning
  • 7 And they reasoned among themselves, saying, It is because we have taken no bread.
    Matthew 16:7 Meaning
  • 8 Which when Jesus perceived, he said unto them, O ye of little faith, why reason ye among yourselves, because ye have brought no bread?
    Matthew 16:8 Meaning
  • 9 Do ye not yet understand, neither remember the five loaves of the five thousand, and how many baskets ye took up?
    Matthew 16:9 Meaning
  • 10 Neither the seven loaves of the four thousand, and how many baskets ye took up?
    Matthew 16:10 Meaning
  • 11 How is it that ye do not understand that I spake it not to you concerning bread, that ye should beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees?
    Matthew 16:11 Meaning
  • 12 Then understood they how that he bade them not beware of the leaven of bread, but of the doctrine of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees.
    Matthew 16:12 Meaning

Persecute the Apostles

ACTS 4:1-3Verses in the Bible

  • 1 And as they spake unto the people, the priests, and the captain of the temple, and the Sadducees, came upon them,
    Acts 4:1 Meaning
  • 2 Being grieved that they taught the people, and preached through Jesus the resurrection from the dead.
    Acts 4:2 Meaning
  • 3 And they laid hands on them, and put them in hold unto the next day: for it was now eventide.
    Acts 4:3 Meaning

ACTS 5:17-33Verses in the Bible

  • 17 Then the high priest rose up, and all they that were with him, (which is the sect of the Sadducees,) and were filled with indignation,
    Acts 5:17 Meaning
  • 18 And laid their hands on the apostles, and put them in the common prison.
    Acts 5:18 Meaning
  • 19 But the angel of the Lord by night opened the prison doors, and brought them forth, and said,
    Acts 5:19 Meaning
  • 20 Go, stand and speak in the temple to the people all the words of this life.
    Acts 5:20 Meaning
  • 21 And when they heard that, they entered into the temple early in the morning, and taught. But the high priest came, and they that were with him, and called the council together, and all the senate of the children of Israel, and sent to the prison to have them brought.
    Acts 5:21 Meaning
  • 22 But when the officers came, and found them not in the prison, they returned, and told,
    Acts 5:22 Meaning
  • 23 Saying, The prison truly found we shut with all safety, and the keepers standing without before the doors: but when we had opened, we found no man within.
    Acts 5:23 Meaning
  • 24 Now when the high priest and the captain of the temple and the chief priests heard these things, they doubted of them whereunto this would grow.
    Acts 5:24 Meaning
  • 25 Then came one and told them, saying, Behold, the men whom ye put in prison are standing in the temple, and teaching the people.
    Acts 5:25 Meaning
  • 26 Then went the captain with the officers, and brought them without violence: for they feared the people, lest they should have been stoned.
    Acts 5:26 Meaning
  • 27 And when they had brought them, they set them before the council: and the high priest asked them,
    Acts 5:27 Meaning
  • 28 Saying, Did not we straitly command you that ye should not teach in this name? and, behold, ye have filled Jerusalem with your doctrine, and intend to bring this man's blood upon us.
    Acts 5:28 Meaning
  • 29 Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.
    Acts 5:29 Meaning
  • 30 The God of our fathers raised up Jesus, whom ye slew and hanged on a tree.
    Acts 5:30 Meaning
  • 31 Him hath God exalted with his right hand to be a Prince and a Saviour, for to give repentance to Israel, and forgiveness of sins.
    Acts 5:31 Meaning
  • 32 And we are his witnesses of these things; and so is also the Holy Ghost, whom God hath given to them that obey him.
    Acts 5:32 Meaning
  • 33 When they heard that, they were cut to the heart, and took counsel to slay them.
    Acts 5:33 Meaning

Sources

The King James Bible text is sourced from the BibleForgeDB database (https://github.com/bibleforge) within the BibleForge project (http://bibleforge.com). Bible topic categories and verse references are from Nave's Topical Bible (1896) by Orville James Nave (1841–1917). Popularity rankings are based on search volume data from the Google AdWords Keyword Planner tool.


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