Matthew 14:3
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New International Version
Now Herod had arrested John and bound him and put him in prison because of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife,

New Living Translation
For Herod had arrested and imprisoned John as a favor to his wife Herodias (the former wife of Herod's brother Philip).

English Standard Version
For Herod had seized John and bound him and put him in prison for the sake of Herodias, his brother Philip’s wife,

Berean Study Bible
Now Herod had arrested John and bound him and put him in prison on account of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife,

Berean Literal Bible
For Herod, having seized John, bound him and put him in prison, on account of Herodias, the wife of his brother Philip.

New American Standard Bible
For when Herod had John arrested, he bound him and put him in prison because of Herodias, the wife of his brother Philip.

King James Bible
For Herod had laid hold on John, and bound him, and put him in prison for Herodias' sake, his brother Philip's wife.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For Herod had arrested John, chained him, and put him in prison on account of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife,

International Standard Version
Herod had arrested John, bound him with chains, and put him in prison on account of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife.

NET Bible
For Herod had arrested John, bound him, and put him in prison on account of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For Herodus had seized Yohannan and bound him and cast him into prison because of Herodia the wife of Philippus his brother.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Herod had arrested John, tied him up, and put him in prison. Herod did this for Herodias, the wife of his brother Philip.

New American Standard 1977
For when Herod had John arrested, he bound him, and put him in prison on account of Herodias, the wife of his brother Philip.

Jubilee Bible 2000
For Herod had laid hold on John and bound him and put him in prison for Herodias' sake, his brother Philip's wife.

King James 2000 Bible
For Herod had laid hold on John, and bound him, and put him in prison for Herodias' sake, his brother Philip's wife.

American King James Version
For Herod had laid hold on John, and bound him, and put him in prison for Herodias' sake, his brother Philip's wife.

American Standard Version
For Herod had laid hold on John, and bound him, and put him in prison for the sake of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For Herod had apprehended John and bound him, and put him into prison, because of Herodias, his brother's wife.

Darby Bible Translation
For Herod had seized John, and had bound him and put him in prison on account of Herodias the wife of Philip his brother.

English Revised Version
For Herod had laid hold on John, and bound him, and put him in prison for the sake of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife.

Webster's Bible Translation
For Herod had laid hold on John, and bound him, and put him in prison for the sake of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife.

Weymouth New Testament
For Herod had arrested John, and had put him in chains, and imprisoned him, for the sake of Herodias his brother Philip's wife,

World English Bible
For Herod had laid hold of John, and bound him, and put him in prison for the sake of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife.

Young's Literal Translation
For Herod having laid hold on John, did bind him, and did put him in prison, because of Herodias his brother Philip's wife,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
14:1-12 The terror and reproach of conscience, which Herod, like other daring offenders, could not shake off, are proofs and warnings of a future judgment, and of future misery to them. But there may be the terror of convictions, where there is not the truth of conversion. When men pretend to favour the gospel, yet live in evil, we must not favour their self-delusion, but must deliver our consciences as John did. The world may call this rudeness and blind zeal. False professors, or timid Christians, may censure it as want of civility; but the most powerful enemies can go no further than the Lord sees good to permit. Herod feared that the putting of John to death might raise a rebellion among the people, which it did not; but he never feared it might stir up his own conscience against him, which it did. Men fear being hanged for what they do not fear being damned for. And times of carnal mirth and jollity are convenient times for carrying on bad designs against God's people. Herod would profusely reward a worthless dance, while imprisonment and death were the recompence of the man of God who sought the salvation of his soul. But there was real malice to John beneath his consent, or else Herod would have found ways to get clear of his promise. When the under shepherds are smitten, the sheep need not be scattered while they have the Great Shepherd to go to. And it is better to be drawn to Christ by want and loss, than not to come to him at all.
Study Bible
The Beheading of John
2and said to his servants, “This is John the Baptist; he has risen from the dead! This is why miraculous powers are at work in him.” 3Now Herod had arrested John and bound him and put him in prison on account of Herodias, his brother Philip’s wife, 4because John had been telling him, “It is not lawful for you to have her.”…
Cross References
Matthew 4:12
When Jesus heard that John had been imprisoned, He withdrew to Galilee.

Matthew 11:2
Meanwhile, John heard in prison about the works of Christ, and he sent two of his disciples

Matthew 14:6
On Herod's birthday, however, the daughter of Herodias danced before them, and pleased Herod

Mark 6:14
Now King Herod heard about this, for Jesus' name had become well known, and people were saying, "John the Baptist has risen from the dead! That is why miraculous powers are at work in him."

Mark 6:17
For Herod himself had ordered that John be arrested and bound and imprisoned, on account of his brother Philip's wife Herodias, whom Herod had married.

Mark 6:19
So Herodias held a grudge against John and wanted to kill him. But she had been unable,

Mark 6:22
When the daughter of Herodias came and danced, she pleased Herod and his guests, and the king said to the girl, "Ask me for whatever you wish, and I will give it to you."

Mark 8:15
"Watch out!" He cautioned them. "Beware of the yeast of the Pharisees and of Herod."

Luke 3:1
In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, while Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, Herod tetrarch of Galilee, his brother Philip tetrarch of Ituraea and Trachonitis, and Lysanias tetrarch of Abilene,

Luke 3:19
But when he rebuked Herod the tetrarch regarding his brother's wife Herodias and all the evils he had done,
Treasury of Scripture

For Herod had laid hold on John, and bound him, and put him in prison for Herodias' sake, his brother Philip's wife.

Herod.

Matthew 4:12 Now when Jesus had heard that John was cast into prison, he departed …

Mark 6:17 For Herod himself had sent forth and laid hold on John, and bound …

Luke 3:19,20 But Herod the tetrarch, being reproved by him for Herodias his brother …

John 3:23,24 And John also was baptizing in Aenon near to Salim, because there …

Herodias'. This infamous woman was the daughter of Aristobulus and Bernice, and granddaughter of Herod the Great.

his.

Luke 13:1 There were present at that season some that told him of the Galilaeans, …

Philip's. Herod Philip, son of Herod the Great and Mariamne.

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