Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Amplified

And at once an angel of the Lord struck him down because he did not give God the glory [and instead permitted himself to be worshiped], and he was eaten by worms and died [five days later].

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.

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 people called aloud, The voice of God, and not of man. 23 And immediately the messenger of the Lord struck him, because he gave not the glory to God: and eaten by worms, he expired. 24 And the word of God increased and multiplied.


Cross References

1 Samuel 25:38

And it will be about ten days, and Jehovah will strike Nabal, and he will die.

2 Samuel 24:16-17

And the messenger will stretch forth his hand to destroy Jerusalem, and Jehovah will lament for the evil, and he will say to the messenger destroying among the people, Much now: let go thy hand. And the messenger of Jehovah was near the threshing-floor of Araunah the Jebusite.

Psalm 115:1

Not to us, O Jehovah, not to its, but to thy name thou. wilt give glory, for thy mercy, for thy truth.

Exodus 9:17

As yet lifting up thyself against my people not to send them forth?

Exodus 10:3

And Moses will come, and Aaron, to Pharaoh, and they will say to him, Thus said Jehovah the God of the Hebrews, Until long didst thou refuse to humble thyself from before me. Send forth my people and they shall serve me.

Exodus 12:12

And I passed over in the land of Egypt in this night, and I struck every first-born in the land of Egypt from man even to quadruped: and against all the gods of Egypt I will do judgments: I Jehovah.

Exodus 12:23

And Jehovah passed over to strike the Egyptians; and he saw the blood upon the lintel, and upon the two doorposts, and Jehovah passed by the door and will not give him destroying to come in to your houses to strike.

Exodus 12:29

And it will be in the middle of the night, and Jehovah struck every firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the first-born of Pharaoh sitting upon his throne, to the first-born of the captive which is in the house of the pit; and every first-born of the cattle.

2 Kings 19:35

And it will be in that night the messenger of Jehovah will strike in the camp of Assur, a hundred eighty and five thousand; and they will rise early in the morning, and behold, all of them dead corpses.

1 Chronicles 21:14-18

And Jehovah will give death upon Israel: and there will fall from Israel seventy thousand men.

2 Chronicles 21:18-19

And after all this Jehovah smote him in his bowels with a sickness for no healing

2 Chronicles 32:21

And Jehovah will send a messenger, and he will cut off every strong one of power, and leader and chief in the camp of the king of Assur. And he will turn back with shame of face to his land. And he will come into the house of his God, and they coming forth from his bowels caused him to fall there by the sword.

Job 7:5

And my flesh was clothed with worms, and a clod of dust; my akin was contracted and melted away.

Job 19:26

And after they destroyed my skin, this, and from my flesh I shall see God:

Isaiah 14:11

Thy grandeur was brought down to hades, the sound of thy harps: the worm was spread under thee, and worms covering thee.

Isaiah 37:23

Whom didst thou reproach and revile, and against whom didst thou raise up the voice, and wilt thou lift up thine eyes on high to the Holy One of Israel?

Isaiah 51:8

For the moth shall eat them as a garment, and as wool shall the moth eat them: and my justice shall be forever, and my salvation to generation of generations.

Isaiah 66:24

And they went forth and saw the carcasses of the men transgressing against me: for their worm shall not die, and their fire shall not be quenched; and they were an abhorrence to all flesh.

Ezekiel 28:2

Son of man, say to the leader of Tyre, Thus said the Lord Jehovah: Because thy heart was lifted up, and thou wilt say, I am God, I sat upon the seat of God in the heart of the seas; and thou art man and not God, and thou wilt give thy heart as the heart of God.

Ezekiel 28:9

Saying, wilt thou say, I am God, before him slaying thee? and thou art man and not God, in the hand of him wounding thee.

Daniel 4:30-37

The king answered and said, Is not this great Babel, that I built it for the house of the kingdom by the strength of my power, and for the honor of my majesty?

Daniel 5:18-24

Thou, O king, God most high gave a kingdom and greatness and honor and splendor to Nebuchadnezzar thy father:

Mark 9:43-48

And if thy hand offend thee, cut it off; it is good for thee rather to enter into life maimed, than having two hands, to go away into hell, into inextinguishable fire:

Luke 12:47-48

And that servant having known his lord's will, and not prepared, neither having done his will, shall be skinned with many.

Acts 10:25-26

And it was as Peter came in, Cornelius having met him, having fallen at his feet, worshipped.

Acts 14:14-15

And Barnabas and Paul, the sent, having heard, having rent their garments, rushed in among the crowd, crying out,

2 Thessalonians 2:4

Who being opposed and lifted up above all called God, or which is worshipped; so that he as God sits in the temple of God, showing himself that he is God.

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