Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

and slew James, the brother of John, with the sword.

New American Standard Bible

And he had James the brother of John put to death with a sword.

King James Version

And he killed James the brother of John with the sword.

Holman Bible

and he killed James, John’s brother, with the sword.

International Standard Version

He even had James, the brother of John, killed with a sword.

A Conservative Version

And he killed James the brother of John with the sword.

American Standard Version

And he killed James the brother of John with the sword.

Amplified

And he had James the brother of John put to death with a sword;

An Understandable Version

He had James, the brother of John, killed with the sword.

Anderson New Testament

And he slew with the sword James the brother of John.

Bible in Basic English

And he put James, the brother of John, to death with the sword.

Common New Testament

He had James the brother of John put to death with the sword.

Daniel Mace New Testament

he caus'd James the brother of John to be beheaded.

Godbey New Testament

And he slew James the brother of John with a sword.

Goodspeed New Testament

He had John's brother, James, beheaded,

John Wesley New Testament

And he slew James, the brother of John, with the sword.

Julia Smith Translation

And he killed James the brother of John with the sword.

King James 2000

And he killed James the brother of John with the sword.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So he executed James the brother of John with a sword.

Modern King James verseion

And he killed James the brother of John with the sword.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he killed James the brother of John with the sword:

Moffatt New Testament

James the brother of John he slew with the sword,

Montgomery New Testament

and beheaded James, the brother of John, with the sword.

NET Bible

He had James, the brother of John, executed with a sword.

New Heart English Bible

He killed James, the brother of John, with the sword.

Noyes New Testament

And he slew James, the brother of John, with the sword.

Sawyer New Testament

And he killed James the brother of John with the sword.

The Emphasized Bible

And slew James the brother of John with a sword;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And he slew James the brother of John with a sword.

Twentieth Century New Testament

He had James, the brother of John, beheaded;

Webster

And he killed James the brother of John with the sword.

Weymouth New Testament

and James, John's brother, he beheaded.

Williams New Testament

He had James the brother of John murdered with a sword,

World English Bible

He killed James, the brother of John, with the sword.

Worrell New Testament

And he slew James, the brother of John, with the sword;

Worsley New Testament

And he cut off James, the brother of John, with the sword.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he killed James, the brother of John, with the sword,

Interlinear

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

he killed
ἀναιρέω 
Anaireo 
kill, slay, put to death, take up, do, take away
Usage: 23

Ἰάκωβος 
Iakobos 
Usage: 41

the brother
G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

of John
Ἰωάννης 
Ioannes 
John , John , John , John
Usage: 116

Context Readings

Herod Kills James And Imprisons Peter

1 At that time Herod the king laid his hands on some of those of the assembly to do them hurt, 2 and slew James, the brother of John, with the sword. 3 And seeing that it was pleasing to the Jews, he went on to take Peter also: (and they were the days of unleavened bread:)


Cross References

Matthew 20:23

And he says to them, Ye shall drink indeed my cup, but to sit on my right hand and on my left, is not mine to give, but to those for whom it is prepared of my Father.

Hebrews 11:37

They were stoned, were sawn asunder, were tempted, died by the death of the sword; they went about in sheepskins, in goatskins, destitute, afflicted, evil treated,

1 Kings 19:1

And Ahab told Jezebel all that Elijah had done, and in detail how he had slain all the prophets with the sword.

1 Kings 19:10

And he said, I have been very jealous for Jehovah the God of hosts; for the children of Israel have forsaken thy covenant, thrown down thine altars, and slain thy prophets with the sword; and I am left, I alone, and they seek my life, to take it away.

Jeremiah 26:23

and they fetched forth Urijah out of Egypt, and brought him to Jehoiakim the king; and he slew him with the sword, and cast his dead body into the graves of the children of the people.

Matthew 4:21-22

And going on thence he saw other two brothers, James the son of Zebedee and John his brother, in the ship with Zebedee their father, mending their trawl-nets, and he called them;

Mark 10:35

And there come to him James and John, the sons of Zebedee, saying to him, Teacher, we would that whatsoever we may ask thee, thou wouldst do it for us.

Mark 10:38

And Jesus said to them, Ye do not know what ye ask. Are ye able to drink the cup which I drink, or be baptised with the baptism that I am baptised with?

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