Mark 6:19
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New International Version
So Herodias nursed a grudge against John and wanted to kill him. But she was not able to,

King James Bible
Therefore Herodias had a quarrel against him, and would have killed him; but she could not:

Darby Bible Translation
But Herodias kept it [in her mind] against him, and wished to kill him, and could not:

World English Bible
Herodias set herself against him, and desired to kill him, but she couldn't,

Young's Literal Translation
and Herodias was having a quarrel with him, and was willing to kill him, and was not able,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Would have killed - Εζητει, Sought to kill him. C and five of the Itala.

See the whole of this account, from Mark 6:17-29, explained on Matthew 14:2-12 (note).

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Genesis 39:17-20 And she spoke to him according to these words, saying, The Hebrew servant, which you have brought to us, came in to me to mock me...

1 Kings 21:20 And Ahab said to Elijah, Have you found me, O my enemy? And he answered, I have found you...

a quarrel. or, an inward grudge.

Ecclesiastes 7:9 Be not hasty in your spirit to be angry: for anger rests in the bosom of fools.

Ephesians 4:26,27 Be you angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down on your wrath...

January 6 Evening
The apostles gathered themselves together unto Jesus, and told him all things they had done.--MARK 6:30. There is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.--The Lord spake unto Moses face to face, as a man speaketh unto his friend.--Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you. Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you. When ye shall have done
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

Herod --A Startled Conscience
'But when Herod heard thereof, he said, It is John, whom I beheaded: he is risen from the dead.'--Mark vi. 16. The character of this Herod, surnamed Antipas, is a sufficiently common and a sufficiently despicable one. He was the very type of an Eastern despot, exactly like some of those half-independent Rajahs, whose dominions march with ours in India; capricious, crafty, as the epithet which Christ applied to him, 'That fox!' shows; cruel, as the story of the murder of John the Baptist proves; sensuous
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Come Rest Awhile
On returning from their missionary tour, "the apostles gathered themselves together unto Jesus, and told Him all things, both what they had done, and what they had taught. And He said unto them, Come ye yourselves apart into a desert place, and rest awhile: for there were many coming and going, and they had no leisure so much as to eat." The disciples came to Jesus and told Him all things. Their intimate relationship with Him encouraged them to lay before Him their favorable and unfavorable experiences,
Ellen Gould White—The Desire of Ages

"Give Ye them to Eat"
Christ had retired to a secluded place with His disciples, but this rare season of peaceful quietude was soon broken. The disciples thought they had retired where they would not be disturbed; but as soon as the multitude missed the divine Teacher, they inquired, "Where is He?" Some among them had noticed the direction in which Christ and His disciples had gone. Many went by land to meet them, while others followed in their boats across the water. The Passover was at hand, and, from far and near,
Ellen Gould White—The Desire of Ages

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

Matthew 14:6
On Herod's birthday the daughter of Herodias danced for the guests and pleased Herod so much

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