Acts 12:1



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Now about that time Herod the king laid hands on some who belonged to the church in order to mistreat them.

King James Version

Now about that time Herod the king stretched forth his hands to vex certain of the church.

International Standard Version

About that time, Herod arrested some people who belonged to the church and mistreated them.

A Conservative Version

Now about that time Herod the king threw on hands to harm some of those from the church.

American Standard Version

Now about that time Herod the king put forth his hands to afflict certain of the church.

Amplified

About that time Herod the king stretched forth his hands to afflict and oppress and torment some who belonged to the church (assembly).

An Understandable Version

Now about that time King Herod began a persecution of certain people in the [Jerusalem] church. [Note: This man was the grandson of Herod the Great. See Matt. 2:1].

Anderson New Testament

At that time Herod the king undertook to afflict some of the church.

Bible in Basic English

Now, about that time, Herod the king made cruel attacks on the Christians.

Common New Testament

Now about that time Herod the king laid hands on some who belonged to the church in order to persecute them.

Daniel Mace New Testament

About that time, king Herod Agrippa began to persecute some of the church.

Darby Translation

At that time Herod the king laid his hands on some of those of the assembly to do them hurt,

Godbey New Testament

But at this time king Herod reached forth his hands to persecute some of those from the church.

Goodspeed New Testament

About that time King Herod laid violent hands upon some who belonged to the church.

Holman Bible

About that time King Herod cruelly attacked some who belonged to the church,

John Wesley New Testament

About that time Herod the king stretched forth his hands to afflict a certain of the church.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Now at that time Herod the king stretched forth his hands to mistreat certain of the congregation .

Julia Smith Translation

And at that time Herod the king laid hands upon to injure certain of the church.

King James 2000

Now about that time Herod the king stretched forth his hands to persecute certain of the church.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now at that time, Herod the king laid hands on some of those from the church to harm [them].

Modern King James verseion

And at that time Herod the king threw on his hands to oppress some of those of the church.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

In that time Herod the king stretched forth his hands to vex certain of the congregation.

Moffatt New Testament

It was about that time that king Herod laid hands of violence on some members of the church.

Montgomery New Testament

Now, at about that time, Herod the king put forth his hands to ill-treat certain members of the church;

NET Bible

About that time King Herod laid hands on some from the church to harm them.

New Heart English Bible

Now about that time, Herod the king stretched out his hands to oppress some of the church.

New simplified Bible

At that time Herod the king mistreated those of the congregation.

Noyes New Testament

Now about that time, Herod the king laid his hands upon certain of the church, to oppress them.

Sawyer New Testament

AND at that time Herod the king put forth his hands to injure some of the church.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, in the course of that season, Herod the king thrust forth his hands to harm some of them of the assembly, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

NOW at that time Herod the king stretched forth his hand to treat cruelly certain persons belonging to the church.

Twentieth Century New Testament

It was at that time that King Herod began to ill-treat some of the members of the Church.

Webster

Now about that time, Herod the king stretched forth his hands to afflict certain of the church.

Weymouth New Testament

Now, about that time, King Herod arrested certain members of the Church, in order to ill-treat them;

Williams New Testament

About that time Herod arrested some who belonged to the church, in order to do them violence.

World English Bible

Now about that time, King Herod stretched out his hands to oppress some of the assembly.

Worrell New Testament

Now about that time Herod the king put forth his bands to harm some of the assembly.

Worsley New Testament

About that time Herod the king exerted his power to distress some of the church.

Youngs Literal Translation

And about that time, Herod the king put forth his hands, to do evil to certain of those of the assembly,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

κατά 
Kata 
according to , after , against , in , by , daily , as ,
Usage: 428

ἐκεῖνος 
Ekeinos 
that , those , he , the same , they ,
Usage: 148

καιρός 
Kairos 
time , season , opportunity , due time , always 9 , not tr ,
Usage: 63

Ἡρώδης 
herodes 
Usage: 43

the king
βασιλεύς 
Basileus 
Usage: 99

ἐπιβάλλω 
Epiballo 
Usage: 13

χείρ 
Cheir 
hand , not tr
Usage: 149

to vex
κακόω 
Kakoo 
Usage: 5

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

of
ἀπό 
Apo 
from , of , out of , for , off , by , at , in , since 9 , on , not tr. , .
Usage: 490

Context Readings

Herod Kills James And Imprisons Peter

1 Now about that time Herod the king laid hands on some who belonged to the church in order to mistreat them. 2 And he had James the brother of John put to death with a sword.


Cross References

Matthew 10:17-18

"But beware of men, for they will hand you over to the courts and scourge you in their synagogues;

Matthew 24:9

"Then they will deliver you to tribulation, and will kill you, and you will be hated by all nations because of My name.

Luke 22:53

"While I was with you daily in the temple, you did not lay hands on Me; but this hour and the power of darkness are yours."

John 15:20

"Remember the word that I said to you, 'A slave is not greater than his master ' If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you; if they kept My word, they will keep yours also.

John 16:2

"They will make you outcasts from the synagogue, but an hour is coming for everyone who kills you to think that he is offering service to God.

Acts 4:30

while You extend Your hand to heal, and signs and wonders take place through the name of Your holy servant Jesus."

Acts 9:31

So the church throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria enjoyed peace, being built up; and going on in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, it continued to increase.



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