Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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 killed James the brother of John 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.

Darby Translation

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

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he killed 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 About that time, Herod arrested some people who belonged to the church and mistreated them. 2 He even had James, the brother of John, killed with a sword. 3 When he saw how this was agreeable to the Jews, he proceeded to arrest Peter, too. This happened during the Festival of Unleavened Bread.


Cross References

Matthew 20:23

He told them, "You will indeed drink from my cup. But it's not up to me to grant you a seat at my right hand or at my left. These positions have already been prepared for others by my Father."

Hebrews 11:37

They were stoned to death, sawed in half, and killed with swords. They went around in sheepskins and goatskins. They were needy, oppressed, and mistreated.

1 Kings 19:1

Ahab complained to Jezebel about everything that Elijah had done, especially the part about him killing all the prophets of Baal with a sword.

1 Kings 19:10

"I've been very zealous for the LORD God of the Heavenly Armies," he replied. "The Israelis have abandoned your covenant, demolished your altars, executed your prophets with swords, and I that's right, just me! am the only one left. Now they're seeking my life, to get rid of me!"

Jeremiah 26:23

They brought Uriah out of Egypt and brought him to King Jehoiakim, who killed him with a sword. Then they threw his body into a common grave."

Matthew 4:21-22

Going on from there he saw two other brothers James, son of Zebedee, and his brother John. They were in a boat with their father Zebedee repairing their nets. When he called them,

Mark 10:35

James and John, the sons of Zebedee, went to Jesus and told him, "Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we ask you."

Mark 10:38

But Jesus told them, "You don't realize what you're asking. Can you drink from the cup that I'm going to drink from or be baptized with the baptism with which I'm going to be baptized?"

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