New Living Translation
At her mother's urging, the girl said, "I want the head of John the Baptist on a tray!"
King James Bible
And she, being before instructed of her mother, said, Give me here John Baptist's head in a charger.
Darby Bible Translation
But she, being set on by her mother, says, Give me here upon a dish the head of John the baptist.
World English Bible
She, being prompted by her mother, said, "Give me here on a platter the head of John the Baptizer."
Young's Literal Translation
And she having been instigated by her mother -- 'Give me (says she) here upon a plate the head of John the Baptist;
Matthew 14:8 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
14:8 Being before instructed by her mother - Both as to the matter and manner of her petition: She said, Give me here - Fearing if he had time to consider, he would not do it: John the Baptist's head in a charger - A large dish or bowl.
LibraryAgain on Matt. xiv. 25: of the Lord Walking on the Waves of the Sea, and of Peter Tottering.
1. The Gospel which has just been read touching the Lord Christ, who walked on the waters of the sea;  and the Apostle Peter, who as he was walking, tottered through fear, and sinking in distrust, rose again by confession, gives us to understand that the sea is the present world, and the Apostle Peter the type of the One Church. For Peter in the order of Apostles first, and in the love of Christ most forward, answers oftentimes alone for all the rest. Again, when the Lord Jesus Christ asked, …
Saint Augustine—sermons on selected lessons of the new testament
On the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xiv. 24, "But the Boat was Now in the Midst of the Sea, Distressed by the Waves. "
Mr. Fearing Comforted
First Withdrawal from Herod's Territory and Return.
His offering consisted of a silver platter weighing 3-1/4 pounds and a silver basin weighing 1-3/4 pounds (as measured by the weight of the sanctuary shekel). These were both filled with grain offerings of choice flour moistened with olive oil.
so he promised with a vow to give her anything she wanted.
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.
and his head was brought on a tray and given to the girl, who took it to her mother.
So the girl hurried back to the king and told him, "I want the head of John the Baptist, right now, on a tray!"
brought his head on a tray, and gave it to the girl, who took it to her mother.
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