Luke 3:20
New International Version
Herod added this to them all: He locked John up in prison.

New Living Translation
So Herod put John in prison, adding this sin to his many others.

English Standard Version
added this to them all, that he locked up John in prison.

Berean Study Bible
Herod added this to them all: He locked John up in prison.

Berean Literal Bible
added this yet to all: He also locked up John in prison.

New American Standard Bible
Herod also added this to them all: he locked John up in prison.

King James Bible
Added yet this above all, that he shut up John in prison.

Christian Standard Bible
Herod added this to everything else--he locked up John in prison.

Contemporary English Version
Finally, Herod put John in jail, and this was the worst thing he had done.

Good News Translation
Then Herod did an even worse thing by putting John in prison.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
added this to everything else--he locked John up in prison.

International Standard Version
Added to all this, Herod locked John up in prison.

NET Bible
Herod added this to them all: He locked up John in prison.

New Heart English Bible
added this also to them all, that he shut up John in prison.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He added this to all these things and shut Yohannan in prison.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So Herod added one more evil to all the others; he locked John in prison.

New American Standard 1977
he added this also to them all, that he locked John up in prison.

Jubilee Bible 2000
added yet this above all, that he shut up John in prison.

King James 2000 Bible
Added yet this above all, that he shut up John in prison.

American King James Version
Added yet this above all, that he shut up John in prison.

American Standard Version
added this also to them all, that he shut up John in prison.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He added this also above all, and shut up John in prison.

Darby Bible Translation
added this also to all [the rest], that he shut up John in prison.

English Revised Version
added yet this above all, that he shut up John in prison.

Webster's Bible Translation
Added yet this above all, that he shut up John in prison.

Weymouth New Testament
now added this to crown all the rest, that he threw John into prison.

World English Bible
added this also to them all, that he shut up John in prison.

Young's Literal Translation
added also this to all, that he shut up John in the prison.
Study Bible
The Mission of John the Baptist
19But when he rebuked Herod the tetrarch regarding his brother’s wife Herodias and all the evils he had done, 20Herod added this to them all: He locked John up in prison. 21When all the people were being baptized, Jesus was baptized too. And as He was praying, heaven was opened,…
Cross References
Matthew 4:12
When Jesus heard that John had been imprisoned, He withdrew to Galilee.

John 3:24
(For John had not yet been thrown into prison.)

Treasury of Scripture

Added yet this above all, that he shut up John in prison.

Luke 13:31-34
The same day there came certain of the Pharisees, saying unto him, Get thee out, and depart hence: for Herod will kill thee…

2 Kings 21:16
Moreover Manasseh shed innocent blood very much, till he had filled Jerusalem from one end to another; beside his sin wherewith he made Judah to sin, in doing that which was evil in the sight of the LORD.

2 Kings 24:4
And also for the innocent blood that he shed: for he filled Jerusalem with innocent blood; which the LORD would not pardon.







Lexicon
[Herod] added
προσέθηκεν (prosethēken)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 4369: To place (put) to, add; I do again. From pros and tithemi; to place additionally, i.e. Lay beside, annex, repeat.

this
τοῦτο (touto)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3778: This; he, she, it.

to
ἐπὶ (epi)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1909: On, to, against, on the basis of, at.

them all:
πᾶσιν (pasin)
Adjective - Dative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 3956: All, the whole, every kind of. Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.

He locked
κατέκλεισεν (katekleisen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2623: To shut up, confine. From kata and kleio; to shut down, i.e. Incarcerate.

John {up}
Ἰωάννην (Iōannēn)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2491: Of Hebrew origin; Joannes, the name of four Israelites.

in
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

prison.
φυλακῇ (phylakē)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 5438: From phulasso; a guarding or, the act, the person; figuratively, the place, the condition, or, the time, literally or figuratively.
Verse 20. - He shut up John in prison. It did not enter into St. Luke's plan to write any detailed account of the circumstances which led to the death of the Baptist. The story (related at length by St. Matthew) was, no doubt, well known in all the Gentile Churches. He simply mentions the act which consigned the dauntless preacher to the dungeons of Herod's palace-fortress, close to the Dead Sea; it was termed Macha, or Machaerus. In closing his little sketch of the work of his Master's great pioneer, St. Luke wishes to show that the fearless Baptist was no respecter of persons. The despised collector of Roman tribute, the rough free lance or mercenary, the nameless legionary of Rome, was attacked for his evil life and his wanton excesses, with no greater hardihood than the prince who sat on the throne of the mighty Herods. True servant of his brave and patient Master, he paid the penalty of his splendid courage and, "like so many of earth's great ones, he passed through pain and agony to his rest." 3:15-20 John the Baptist disowned being himself the Christ, but confirmed the people in their expectations of the long-promised Messiah. He could only exhort them to repent, and assure them of forgiveness upon repentance; but he could not work repentance in them, nor confer remission on them. Thus highly does it become us to speak of Christ, and thus humbly of ourselves. John can do no more than baptize with water, in token that they ought to purify and cleanse themselves; but Christ can, and will baptize with the Holy Ghost; he can give the Spirit, to cleanse and purify the heart, not only as water washes off the dirt on the outside, but as fire clears out the dross that is within, and melts down the metal, that it may be cast into a new mould. John was an affectionate preacher; he was beseeching; he pressed things home upon his hearers. He was a practical preacher; quickening them to their duty, and directing them in it. He was a popular preacher; he addressed the people, according to their capacity. He was an evangelical preacher. In all his exhortations, he directed people to Christ. When we press duty upon people, we must direct them to Christ, both for righteousness and strength. He was a copious preacher; he shunned not to declare the whole counsel of God. But a full stop was put to John's preaching when he was in the midst of his usefulness. Herod being reproved by him for many evils, shut up John in prison. Those who injure the faithful servants of God, add still greater guilt to their other sins.
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