New Living Translation
Then the king deeply regretted what he had said; but because of the vows he had made in front of his guests, he couldn't refuse her.
King James Bible
And the king was exceeding sorry; yet for his oath's sake, and for their sakes which sat with him, he would not reject her.
Darby Bible Translation
And the king, while made very sorry, on account of the oaths and those lying at table with him would not break his word with her.
World English Bible
The king was exceedingly sorry, but for the sake of his oaths, and of his dinner guests, he didn't wish to refuse her.
Young's Literal Translation
And the king -- made very sorrowful -- because of the oaths and of those reclining (at meat) with him, would not put her away,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:26 Yet for his oath's sake, and for the sake of his guests - Herod's honour was like the conscience of the chief priests, Matt 27:6. To shed innocent blood wounded neither one nor the other.
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'And the apostles gathered themselves together unto Jesus, and told Him all things, both what they had done, and what they had taught. 31. And He said unto them, Come ye yourselves apart into a desert place, and rest a while: for there were many coming and going, and they had no leisure so much as to eat. 32. And they departed into a desert place by ship privately. 33. And the people saw them departing, and many knew Him, and ran afoot thither out of all cities, and outwent them, and came together …
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On Attending the Church Service
The Epistle of Saint Jude.
Hearing this, the king was deeply troubled, and he tried to think of a way to save Daniel. He spent the rest of the day looking for a way to get Daniel out of this predicament.
Then the king regretted what he had said; but because of the vow he had made in front of his guests, he issued the necessary orders.
So the girl hurried back to the king and told him, "I want the head of John the Baptist, right now, on a tray!"
So he immediately sent an executioner to the prison to cut off John's head and bring it to him. The soldier beheaded John in the prison,
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