Best answer: Who was Caesar during the time of Jesus?

What did Jesus say about Caesar?

“Render unto Caesar” is the beginning of a phrase attributed to Jesus in the synoptic gospels, which reads in full, “Render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and unto God the things that are God’s” (Ἀπόδοτε οὖν τὰ Καίσαρος Καίσαρι καὶ τὰ τοῦ Θεοῦ τῷ Θεῷ).

What belongs to God what belongs to Caesar?

The more famous phrase used today comes from the King James Version: “Then saith he unto them, Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar’s; and unto God the things that are God’s.”

How is Augustus Caesar related to Jesus?

Augustus himself was adopted by Julius Caesar, who came to be thought of as a god thus furthering the connection between Jesus and Augustus as both were referred to as son of god.

Was Caesar a good leader?

Julius Caesar was a good leader even after he became Roman dictator. Before he became all powerful, Caesar revealed himself to have extraordinary leadership capabilities. He was charismatic, able to bend those around him to his will, and an excellent orator. He was a brilliant military strategist and a bold risk-taker.

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