Parallel Verses

Amplified

And at once an angel of the Lord smote him and cut him down, because he did not give God the glory (the preeminence and kingly majesty that belong to Him as the supreme Ruler); and he was eaten by worms and died.

New American Standard Bible

And immediately an angel of the Lord struck him because he did not give God the glory, and he was eaten by worms and died.

King James Version

And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory: and he was eaten of worms, and gave up the ghost.

Holman Bible

At once an angel of the Lord struck him because he did not give the glory to God, and he became infected with worms and died.

International Standard Version

Immediately the angel of the Lord struck him down because he did not give glory to God, and he was eaten by worms and died.

A Conservative Version

And immediately an agent of Lord struck him, because he did not give glory to God. And after becoming worm-eaten, he expired.

American Standard Version

And immediately an angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory: and he was eaten of worms, and gave up the ghost.

An Understandable Version

Suddenly, an angel from God struck him [with a terrible condition] because he refused to honor God [by what he said in his speech], so he was consumed by worms and died.

Anderson New Testament

And immediately an angel of the Lord smote him, because he did not give God the glory. And having been eaten by worms, he expired.

Bible in Basic English

And straight away the angel of the Lord sent a disease on him, because he did not give the glory to God: and his flesh was wasted away by worms, and so he came to his end.

Common New Testament

Immediately an angel of the Lord struck him because he did not give God the glory, and he was eaten by worms and died.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but at the instant an angel of the Lord smote him, because he did not glorify God: so that he became a prey to worms and died. In the mean time, the

Darby Translation

And immediately an angel of the Lord smote him, because he did not give the glory to God, and he expired, eaten of worms.

Godbey New Testament

And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not the glory to God; and being eaten by worms, he breathed out his soul.

Goodspeed New Testament

But the angel of the Lord struck him down immediately, because he did not give the honor to God; and he was eaten by worms and died.

John Wesley New Testament

And immediately an angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory; and being eaten by worms, he expired.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him because he did not give God the glory, and he expired eaten of worms.

Julia Smith Translation

And immediately the messenger of the Lord struck him, because he gave not the glory to God: and eaten by worms, he expired.

King James 2000

And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory: and he was eaten of worms, and died.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And immediately an angel of the Lord struck him down {because} he did not give the glory to God. And he was eaten by worms [and] died.

Modern King James verseion

And immediately the angel of the Lord struck him, because he did not give God the glory. And he was eaten by worms and gave up the spirit.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the honour, and he was eaten of worms, and gave up the ghost.

Moffatt New Testament

and in a moment an angel of the Lord struck him, because he had not given due glory to God; he was eaten up by worms and so expired.

Montgomery New Testament

Instantly an angel of the Lord smote him, because he had not given God the glory, and being eaten up by worms, he died.

NET Bible

Immediately an angel of the Lord struck Herod down because he did not give the glory to God, and he was eaten by worms and died.

New Heart English Bible

Immediately an angel of the Lord struck him, because he did not give God the glory, and he was eaten by worms and died.

Noyes New Testament

But immediately an angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory, and he was eaten by worms, and expired.

Sawyer New Testament

And an angel of the Lord instantly smote him because he gave not glory to God, and being eaten with worms he expired.

The Emphasized Bible

And, instantly, there smote him, a messenger of the Lord, because he gave not the glory unto God; and, becoming worm-eaten, he expired.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But instantly the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not the glory to God: and being devoured with worms, he expired.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Instantly an angel of the Lord struck him, because he did not give God the glory; and he was attacked with worms, and died.

Webster

And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory: and he was eaten by worms, and died.

Weymouth New Testament

Instantly an angel of the Lord struck him, because he had not given the glory to God, and being eaten up by worms, he died.

Williams New Testament

But the angel of the Lord at once struck him down, because he did not give the glory to God; he was eaten by worms, and so died.

World English Bible

Immediately an angel of the Lord struck him, because he didn't give God the glory, and he was eaten by worms and died.

Worrell New Testament

And immediately an angel of the Lord smote him, because he did not give God the glory; and, having been eaten by worms, he expired.

Worsley New Testament

but immediately an angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory: and being devoured by worms he died.

Youngs Literal Translation

and presently there smote him a messenger of the Lord, because he did not give the glory to God, and having been eaten of worms, he expired.

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

παραχρῆμα 
Parachrema 
Usage: 19

the angel
G32
ἄγγελος 
Aggelos 
Usage: 153

of the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

πατάσσω 
Patasso 
Usage: 8

him

Usage: 0

ἀντί 
Anti 
for, because 9, for ... cause, therefore 9, in the room of
Usage: 14

he gave
δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

the glory
δόξα 
Doxa 
Usage: 141

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

he was
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

σκωληκόβρωτος 
Skolekobrotos 
Usage: 1

Context Readings

Herod's Gruesome Death

22 And the assembled people shouted, It is the voice of a god, and not of a man! 23 And at once an angel of the Lord smote him and cut him down, because he did not give God the glory (the preeminence and kingly majesty that belong to Him as the supreme Ruler); and he was eaten by worms and died. 24 But the Word of the Lord [concerning the attainment through Christ of salvation in the kingdom of God] continued to grow and spread.


Cross References

1 Samuel 25:38

And about ten days after that, the Lord smote Nabal and he died.

2 Samuel 24:16-17

And when the angel stretched out his hand upon Jerusalem to destroy it, the Lord relented of the evil and reversed His judgment and said to the destroying angel, It is enough; now stay your hand. And the angel of the Lord was by the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite.

Psalm 115:1

Not to us, O Lord, not to us but to Your name give glory, for Your mercy and loving-kindness and for the sake of Your truth and faithfulness!

Exodus 9:17

Since you are still exalting yourself [in haughty defiance] against My people by not letting them go,

Exodus 10:3

So Moses and Aaron went to Pharaoh, and said to him, Thus says the Lord, the God of the Hebrews, How long will you refuse to humble yourself before Me? Let My people go, that they may serve Me.

Exodus 12:12

For I will pass through the land of Egypt this night and will smite all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both man and beast; and against all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgment [proving their helplessness]. I am the Lord.

Exodus 12:23

For the Lord will pass through to slay the Egyptians; and when He sees the blood upon the lintel and the two side posts, the Lord will pass over the door and will not allow the destroyer to come into your houses to slay you.

Exodus 12:29

At midnight the Lord slew every firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh who sat on his throne to the firstborn of the prisoner in the dungeon, and all the firstborn of the livestock.

2 Kings 19:35

And it all came to pass, for that night the Angel of the Lord went forth and slew 185,000 in the camp of the Assyrians; and when [the living] arose early in the morning, behold, all these were dead bodies.

1 Chronicles 21:14-18

So the Lord sent a pestilence upon Israel, and there fell of Israel 70,000 men.

2 Chronicles 21:18-19

And after all this, the Lord smote [Jehoram] with an incurable intestinal disease.

2 Chronicles 32:21

And the Lord sent an angel, who cut off all the mighty warriors and commanders and officers in the camp of the king of Assyria. So the Assyrian king returned with shamed face to his own land. And when he came into the house of his god, they who were his own offspring slew him there with the sword.

Job 7:5

My flesh is clothed with worms and clods of dust; my skin is broken and has become loathsome, and it closes up and breaks out afresh.

Job 19:26

And after my skin, even this body, has been destroyed, then from my flesh or without it I shall see God,

Isaiah 14:11

Your pomp and magnificence are brought down to Sheol (the underworld), along with the sound of your harps; the maggots [which prey upon dead bodies] are spread out under you and worms cover you [O Babylonian rulers].

Isaiah 37:23

Whom have you mocked and reviled [insulted and blasphemed]? And against Whom have you raised your voice and haughtily lifted your eyes? Against the Holy One of Israel!

Isaiah 51:8

For [in comparison with the Lord they are so weak that things as insignificant as] the moth shall eat them up like a garment, and the worm shall eat them like wool. But My rightness and justice [and faithfully fulfilled promise] shall be forever, and My salvation to all generations.

Isaiah 66:24

And they shall go forth and gaze upon the dead bodies of the [rebellious] men who have stepped over against Me; for their worm shall not die, their fire shall not be quenched, and they shall be an abhorrence to all mankind.

Ezekiel 28:2

Son of man, say to the prince of Tyre, Thus says the Lord God: Because your heart is lifted up and you have said and thought, I am a god, I sit in the seat of the gods, in the heart of the seas; yet you are only man [weak, feeble, made of earth] and not God, though you imagine yourself to be almost more than mortal with your mind as the mind of God;

Ezekiel 28:9

Will you still say, I am a god, before him who slays you? But you are only a man [made of earth] and no god in the hand of him who wounds and profanes you.

Daniel 4:30-37

The king said, Is not this the great Babylon that I have built as the royal residence and seat of government by the might of my power and for the honor and glory of my majesty?

Daniel 5:18-24

O king, the Most High God gave Nebuchadnezzar your father a kingdom and greatness and glory and majesty;

Mark 9:43-48

And if your hand puts a stumbling block before you and causes you to sin, cut it off! It is more profitable and wholesome for you to go into life [ that is really worthwhile] maimed than with two hands to go to hell (Gehenna), into the fire that cannot be put out.

Luke 12:47-48

And that servant who knew his master's will but did not get ready or act as he would wish him to act shall be beaten with many [lashes].

Acts 10:25-26

As Peter arrived, Cornelius met him, and falling down at his feet he made obeisance and paid worshipful reverence to him.

Acts 14:14-15

But when the apostles Barnabas and Paul heard of it, they tore their clothing and dashed out among the crowd, shouting,

2 Thessalonians 2:4

Who opposes and exalts himself so proudly and insolently against and over all that is called God or that is worshiped, [even to his actually] taking his seat in the temple of God, proclaiming that he himself is God.

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