Parallel Verses

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 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 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.

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.

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.

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 But the crowd began to shout, "The voice of a god, and not of a man!" 23 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. 24 But the word of God kept on increasing and multiplying.


Cross References

1 Samuel 25:38

After about ten days the Lord struck Nabal down and he died.

2 Samuel 24:16-17

When the angel extended his hand to destroy Jerusalem, the Lord relented from his judgment. He told the angel who was killing the people, "That's enough! Stop now!" (Now the Lord's angel was near the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite.)

Psalm 115:1

Not to us, O Lord, not to us! But to your name bring honor, for the sake of your loyal love and faithfulness.

Exodus 9:17

You are still exalting yourself against my people by not releasing them.

Exodus 10:3

So Moses and Aaron came to Pharaoh and told him, "Thus says the Lord, the God of the Hebrews: 'How long do you refuse to humble yourself before me? Release my people so that they may serve me!

Exodus 12:12

I will pass through the land of Egypt in the same night, and I will attack all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both of humans and of animals, and on all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgment. I am the Lord.

Exodus 12:23

For the Lord will pass through to strike Egypt, and when he sees the blood on the top of the doorframe and the two side posts, then the Lord will pass over the door, and he will not permit the destroyer to enter your houses to strike you.

Exodus 12:29

It happened at midnight -- the Lord attacked all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh who sat on his throne to the firstborn of the captive who was in the prison, and all the firstborn of the cattle.

2 Kings 19:35

That very night the Lord's messenger went out and killed 185,000 men in the Assyrian camp. When they got up early the next morning, there were all the corpses.

1 Chronicles 21:14-18

So the Lord sent a plague through Israel, and 70,000 Israelite men died.

2 Chronicles 21:18-19

After all this happened, the Lord afflicted him with an incurable intestinal disease.

2 Chronicles 32:21

The Lord sent a messenger and he wiped out all the soldiers, princes, and officers in the army of the king of Assyria. So Sennacherib returned home humiliated. When he entered the temple of his god, some of his own sons struck him down with the sword.

Job 7:5

My body is clothed with worms and dirty scabs; my skin is broken and festering.

Job 19:26

And after my skin has been destroyed, yet in my flesh I will see God,

Isaiah 14:11

Your splendor has been brought down to Sheol, as well as the sound of your stringed instruments. You lie on a bed of maggots, with a blanket of worms over you.

Isaiah 37:23

Whom have you taunted and hurled insults at? At whom have you shouted and looked so arrogantly? At the Holy One of Israel!

Isaiah 51:8

For a moth will eat away at them like clothes; a clothes moth will devour them like wool. But the vindication I provide will be permanent; the deliverance I give will last."

Isaiah 66:24

"They will go out and observe the corpses of those who rebelled against me, for the maggots that eat them will not die, and the fire that consumes them will not die out. All people will find the sight abhorrent."

Ezekiel 28:2

"Son of man, say to the prince of Tyre, 'This is what the sovereign Lord says: "'Your heart is proud and you said, "I am a god; I sit in the seat of gods, in the heart of the seas" -- yet you are a man and not a god, though you think you are godlike.

Ezekiel 28:9

Will you still say, "I am a god," before the one who kills you -- though you are a man and not a god -- when you are in the power of those who wound you?

Daniel 4:30-37

The king uttered these words: "Is this not the great Babylon that I have built for a royal residence by my own mighty strength and for my majestic honor?"

Daniel 5:18-24

As for you, O king, the most high God bestowed on your father Nebuchadnezzar a kingdom, greatness, honor, and majesty.

Mark 9:43-48

If your hand causes you to sin, cut it off! It is better for you to enter into life crippled than to have two hands and go into hell, to the unquenchable fire.

Luke 12:47-48

That servant who knew his master's will but did not get ready or do what his master asked will receive a severe beating.

Acts 10:25-26

So when Peter came in, Cornelius met him, fell at his feet, and worshiped him.

Acts 14:14-15

But when the apostles Barnabas and Paul heard about it, they tore their clothes and rushed out into the crowd, shouting,

2 Thessalonians 2:4

He opposes and exalts himself above every so-called god or object of worship, and as a result he takes his seat in God's temple, displaying himself as God.

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