Parallel Verses

NET Bible

He had James, the brother of John, executed 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.

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 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.

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.

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 King Herod laid hands on some from the church to harm them. 2 He had James, the brother of John, executed with a sword. 3 When he saw that this pleased the Jews, he proceeded to arrest Peter too. (This took place during the feast of Unleavened Bread.)


Cross References

Matthew 20:23

He told them, "You will drink my cup, but to sit at my right and at my left is not mine to give. Rather, it is for those for whom it has been prepared by my Father."

Hebrews 11:37

They were stoned, sawed apart, murdered with the sword; they went about in sheepskins and goatskins; they were destitute, afflicted, ill-treated

1 Kings 19:1

Ahab told Jezebel all that Elijah had done, including a detailed account of how he killed all the prophets with the sword.

1 Kings 19:10

He answered, "I have been absolutely loyal to the Lord, the sovereign God, even though the Israelites have abandoned the agreement they made with you, torn down your altars, and killed your prophets with the sword. I alone am left and now they want to take my life."

Jeremiah 26:23

and they brought Uriah back from there. They took him to King Jehoiakim, who had him executed and had his body thrown into the burial place of the common people.

Matthew 4:21-22

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

Mark 10:35

Then James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to him and said, "Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we ask."

Mark 10:38

But Jesus said to them, "You don't know what you are asking! Are you able to drink the cup I drink or be baptized with the baptism I experience?"

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