New Living Translation
For Herod had arrested and imprisoned John as a favor to his wife Herodias (the former wife of Herod's brother Philip).
King James Bible
For Herod had laid hold on John, and bound him, and put him in prison for Herodias' sake, his brother Philip's wife.
Darby Bible Translation
For Herod had seized John, and had bound him and put him in prison on account of Herodias the wife of Philip his brother.
World English Bible
For Herod had laid hold of John, and bound him, and put him in prison for the sake of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife.
Young's Literal Translation
For Herod having laid hold on John, did bind him, and did put him in prison, because of Herodias his brother Philip's wife,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
14:3 His brother Philip's wife - Who was still alive. Mark 6:17.
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First Withdrawal from Herod's Territory and Return.
When Jesus heard that John had been arrested, he left Judea and returned to Galilee.
John the Baptist, who was in prison, heard about all the things the Messiah was doing. So he sent his disciples to ask Jesus,
But at a birthday party for Herod, Herodias's daughter performed a dance that greatly pleased him,
Herod Antipas, the king, soon heard about Jesus, because everyone was talking about him. Some were saying, "This must be John the Baptist raised from the dead. That is why he can do such miracles."
For Herod had sent soldiers to arrest and imprison John as a favor to Herodias. She had been his brother Philip's wife, but Herod had married her.
So Herodias bore a grudge against John and wanted to kill him. But without Herod's approval she was powerless,
Then his daughter, also named Herodias, came in and performed a dance that greatly pleased Herod and his guests. "Ask me for anything you like," the king said to the girl, "and I will give it to you."
Jump to PreviousAccount Arrested Bind Bound Chains Herod Herodias Hero'di-As Hold Imprisoned John Laid Philip Philip's Prison Sake Seized Wife
Jump to NextAccount Arrested Bind Bound Chains Herod Herodias Hero'di-As Hold Imprisoned John Laid Philip Philip's Prison Sake Seized Wife
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