New International Version
because Herod feared John and protected him, knowing him to be a righteous and holy man. When Herod heard John, he was greatly puzzled; yet he liked to listen to him.
King James Bible
For Herod feared John, knowing that he was a just man and an holy, and observed him; and when he heard him, he did many things, and heard him gladly.
Darby Bible Translation
for Herod feared John knowing that he was a just and holy man, and kept him safe; and having heard him, did many things, and heard him gladly.
World English Bible
for Herod feared John, knowing that he was a righteous and holy man, and kept him safe. When he heard him, he did many things, and he heard him gladly.
Young's Literal Translation
for Herod was fearing John, knowing him a man righteous and holy, and was keeping watch over him, and having heard him, was doing many things, and hearing him gladly.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Would have killed - Εζητει, Sought to kill him. C and five of the Itala.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
observed him. or, kept him, or saved him. and heard.
LibraryJanuary 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
Come Rest Awhile
"Give Ye them to Eat"
Indeed, to them you are nothing more than one who sings love songs with a beautiful voice and plays an instrument well, for they hear your words but do not put them into practice.
But if we say, 'Of human origin'--we are afraid of the people, for they all hold that John was a prophet."
Amazed and perplexed, they asked one another, "What does this mean?"
On hearing this report, the captain of the temple guard and the chief priests were at a loss, wondering what this might lead to.
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