Mark 6:24
New International Version
She went out and said to her mother, "What shall I ask for?" "The head of John the Baptist," she answered.

New Living Translation
She went out and asked her mother, “What should I ask for?” Her mother told her, “Ask for the head of John the Baptist!”

English Standard Version
And she went out and said to her mother, “For what should I ask?” And she said, “The head of John the Baptist.”

Berean Study Bible
Then she went out and said to her mother, “What should I ask for?” And Herodias answered, “The head of John the Baptist.”

Berean Literal Bible
And she having gone out, said to her mother, "What shall I ask?" And she said, "The head of John the one baptizing."

New American Standard Bible
And she went out and said to her mother, "What shall I ask for?" And she said, "The head of John the Baptist."

New King James Version
So she went out and said to her mother, “What shall I ask?” And she said, “The head of John the Baptist!”

King James Bible
And she went forth, and said unto her mother, What shall I ask? And she said, The head of John the Baptist.

Christian Standard Bible
She went out and said to her mother, “What should I ask for? ” “John the Baptist’s head,” she said.

Contemporary English Version
The girl left and asked her mother, "What do you think I should ask for?" Her mother answered, "The head of John the Baptist!"

Good News Translation
So the girl went out and asked her mother, "What shall I ask for?" "The head of John the Baptist," she answered.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then she went out and said to her mother, "What should I ask for?"" John the Baptist's head!" she said.

International Standard Version
So she went out and asked her mother, "What should I ask for?" Her mother replied, "The head of John the Baptist."

NET Bible
So she went out and said to her mother, "What should I ask for?" Her mother said, "The head of John the baptizer."

New Heart English Bible
So she went out, and said to her mother, "What should I ask?" And she said, "The head of John the baptizer."

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But she went out and said to her mother, “What shall I ask?” She said to her, “The head of Yohannan The Baptizer.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So she went out and asked her mother, "What should I ask for?" Her mother said, "Ask for the head of John the Baptizer."

New American Standard 1977
And she went out and said to her mother, “What shall I ask for?” And she said, “The head of John the Baptist.”

King James 2000 Bible
And she went forth, and said unto her mother, What shall I ask? And she said, The head of John the Baptist.

American King James Version
And she went forth, and said to her mother, What shall I ask? And she said, The head of John the Baptist.

American Standard Version
And she went out, and said unto her mother, What shall I ask? And she said, The head of John the Baptizer.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who when she was gone out, said to her mother, What shall I ask? But she said: The head of John the Baptist.

Darby Bible Translation
And she went out, and said to her mother, What should I ask? And she said, The head of John the baptist.

English Revised Version
And she went out, and said unto her mother, What shall I ask? And she said, The head of John the Baptist.

Webster's Bible Translation
And she went forth, and said to her mother, What shall I ask? and she said, The head of John the Baptist.

Weymouth New Testament
She at once went out and said to her mother: "What shall I ask for?" "The head of John the Baptizer," she replied.

World English Bible
She went out, and said to her mother, "What shall I ask?" She said, "The head of John the Baptizer."

Young's Literal Translation
And she, having gone forth, said to her mother, 'What shall I ask for myself?' and she said, 'The head of John the Baptist;'
Study Bible
The Beheading of John
23And he swore to her, “Whatever you ask of me, I will give you, up to half my kingdom!” 24Then she went out and said to her mother, “What should I ask for?” And Herodias answered, “The head of John the Baptist.” 25At once the girl hurried back to the king with her request: “I want you to give me the head of John the Baptist on a platter immediately.”…
Cross References
Matthew 3:1
In those days John the Baptist came, preaching in the wilderness of Judea

Mark 6:23
And he swore to her, "Whatever you ask of me, I will give you, up to half my kingdom!"

Mark 6:25
At once the girl hurried back to the king with her request: "I want you to give me the head of John the Baptist on a platter immediately."

Treasury of Scripture

And she went forth, and said to her mother, What shall I ask? And she said, The head of John the Baptist.

said.

Genesis 27:8-11
Now therefore, my son, obey my voice according to that which I command thee…

2 Chronicles 22:3,4
He also walked in the ways of the house of Ahab: for his mother was his counseller to do wickedly…

Ezekiel 19:2,3
And say, What is thy mother? A lioness: she lay down among lions, she nourished her whelps among young lions…

The head.

Job 31:31
If the men of my tabernacle said not, Oh that we had of his flesh! we cannot be satisfied.

Psalm 27:2
When the wicked, even mine enemies and my foes, came upon me to eat up my flesh, they stumbled and fell.

Psalm 37:12,14
The wicked plotteth against the just, and gnasheth upon him with his teeth…





Lexicon
Then
Καὶ (Kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

she went out
ἐξελθοῦσα (exelthousa)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1831: To go out, come out. From ek and erchomai; to issue.

[and] said
εἶπεν (eipen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2036: Answer, bid, bring word, command. A primary verb; to speak or say.

to her
αὐτῆς (autēs)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Feminine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

mother,
μητρὶ (mētri)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3384: A mother. Apparently a primary word; a 'mother'.

“What
Τί (Ti)
Interrogative / Indefinite Pronoun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 5101: Who, which, what, why. Probably emphatic of tis; an interrogative pronoun, who, which or what.

should I ask for?”
αἰτήσωμαι (aitēsōmai)
Verb - Aorist Subjunctive Middle - 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 154: To ask, request, petition, demand. Of uncertain derivation; to ask.

And
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

[Herodias] answered,
εἶπεν (eipen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2036: Answer, bid, bring word, command. A primary verb; to speak or say.

“The
Τὴν (Tēn)
Article - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

head
κεφαλὴν (kephalēn)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2776: From the primary kapto; the head, literally or figuratively.

of John
Ἰωάννου (Iōannou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2491: Of Hebrew origin; Joannes, the name of four Israelites.

the
τοῦ (tou)
Article - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

Baptist.”
Βαπτίζοντος (Baptizontos)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 907: Lit: I dip, submerge, but specifically of ceremonial dipping; I baptize.
(24) She went forth, and said unto her mother.--This feature in the narrative is peculiar to St. Mark.

Verse 24. - And she went out, and said unto her mother, What shall I ask? (τί αἰτήσομαι)- according to the best authorities (τί αἰτήσωμαι), What should I ask?
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