Luke 3:20
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New International Version
Herod 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.

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

Luke 3:20 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Herod the tetrarch - See this subject explained at large, Matthew 14:1 (note), etc., and Mark 6:21, Mark 6:23 (note).

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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

2 Kings 21:16 Moreover Manasseh shed innocent blood very much, till he had filled Jerusalem from one end to another...

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.

2 Chronicles 24:17-22 Now after the death of Jehoiada came the princes of Judah, and made obeisance to the king. Then the king listened to them...

2 Chronicles 36:16 But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and misused his prophets...

Nehemiah 9:26 Nevertheless they were disobedient, and rebelled against you, and cast your law behind their backs...

Jeremiah 2:30 In vain have I smitten your children; they received no correction: your own sword has devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.

Matthew 21:35-41 And the farmers took his servants, and beat one, and killed another, and stoned another...

Matthew 22:6,7 And the remnant took his servants, and entreated them spitefully, and slew them...

Matthew 23:31-33 Why you be witnesses to yourselves, that you are the children of them which killed the prophets...

1 Thessalonians 2:15,16 Who both killed the Lord Jesus, and their own prophets, and have persecuted us; and they please not God, and are contrary to all men...

Revelation 16:6 For they have shed the blood of saints and prophets, and you have given them blood to drink; for they are worthy.

Library
St John the Baptist
Chester Cathedral. 1872. St Luke iii. 2, 3, 7, 9-14. "The Word of God came unto John the son of Zacharias in the wilderness. And he came into all the country about Jordan, preaching the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins. . . . 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? Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of repentance. . . . And now also the axe is laid unto the root of the
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons

John's Rebuke of Herod.
Preached May 15, 1853. JOHN'S REBUKE OF HEROD. "But Herod the tetrarch, being reproved by him for Herodias, his brother Philip's wife, and for all the evils which Herod had done, added yet this above all, that he shut up John in prison,"--Luke iii. 19, 20. The life of John the Baptist divides itself into three distinct periods. Of the first we are told almost nothing, but we may conjecture much. We are told that he was in the deserts till his showing unto Israel. It was a period probably, in which,
Frederick W. Robertson—Sermons Preached at Brighton

A New Age and New Standards
As the Kingdom Comes Ethical Standards Must Advance Every approximation to the Reign of God in humanity demands an advance in the social relations of men, that is, an advance in ethics. Every really epochal advance must have it or slip back. There must be, first, better obedience to the moral principles already recognized and accepted by society; second, an expansion of the sway of ethical duty to new fields and wider groups of humanity; and third, a recognition of new duties and the assimilation
Walter Rauschenbusch—The Social Principles of Jesus

Luke.
Lucas, Evangelii el medicinae munera pandens; Artibus hinc, illinc religione, valet: Utilis ille labor, per quem vixere tot aegri; Utilior, per quem tot didicere mori!" Critical and Biographical Schleiermacher: Ueber die Schriften des Lukas. Berlin, 1817. Reprinted in the second vol. of his Sämmtliche Werke, Berlin, 1836 (pp. 1-220). Translated by Bishop Thirlwall, London, 1825. James Smith (of Jordanhill, d. 1867): Dissertation on the Life and Writings of St. Luke, prefixed to his Voyage and
Philip Schaff—History of the Christian Church, Volume I

Cross References
Matthew 4:12
When Jesus heard that John had been put in prison, he withdrew to Galilee.

John 3:24
(This was before John was put in prison.)

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