Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Herod said, "I myself had John beheaded; but who is this man about whom I hear such things?" And he kept trying to see Him.

King James Version

And Herod said, John have I beheaded: but who is this, of whom I hear such things? And he desired to see him.

Holman Bible

"I beheaded John," Herod said, "but who is this I hear such things about?" And he wanted to see Him.

International Standard Version

Herod said, "I beheaded John. But who is this man I'm hearing so much about?" So Herod kept trying to see Jesus.

A Conservative Version

And Herod said, I beheaded John, but who is this about whom I hear such things? And he sought to see him.

American Standard Version

And Herod said, John I beheaded: but who is this, about whom I hear such things? And he sought to see him.

Amplified

But Herod said, John I beheaded; but Who is this about Whom I [learn] such things by hearsay? And he sought to see Him.

An Understandable Version

Then Herod said, "I had John decapitated, so who is this person about whom I hear such things?" And he became eager to see Jesus.

Anderson New Testament

And Herod said: John I have beheaded: but who is this, of whom I hear such things? And he desired to see him.

Bible in Basic English

And Herod said, I put John to death: but who is this, of whom such stories are given to me? And he had a desire to see him.

Common New Testament

And Herod said, "John I have beheaded, but who is this about whom I hear such things?" So he sought to see him.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but Herod said, John was beheaded by my order, who then can this be, who, they say, performs such strange things? and he desired to have a sight of Jesus.

Darby Translation

And Herod said, John I have beheaded, but who is this of whom I hear such things? and he sought to see him.

Godbey New Testament

And Herod said, I beheaded John: but who is this, concerning whom I hear these things? And he was seeking to see Him.

Goodspeed New Testament

But Herod said, "John I have beheaded, but who can this be about whom I hear such reports?" And he endeavored to see him.

John Wesley New Testament

And Herod said, John have I beheaded; but who is this of whom I hear such things? And he sought to see him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Herod said, I have beheaded John, but who is this of whom I hear such things? And he desired to see him.

Julia Smith Translation

And Herod said, John I beheaded and who is this, of whom I hear such things? And he sought to see him.

King James 2000

And Herod said, John have I beheaded: but who is this, of whom I hear such things? And he desired to see him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Herod said, "John I beheaded, but who is this about whom I hear such things?" And he was wanting to see him.

Modern King James verseion

And Herod said, John I have beheaded, but who is this of whom I hear such things? And he desired to see Him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Herod said, "John have I beheaded: who then is this of whom I hear such things?" And he desired to see him.

Moffatt New Testament

Herod said, "John I beheaded. But who is this, of whom I hear such tales?" And he made efforts to see him.

Montgomery New Testament

So Herod said, "I beheaded John, but who is this of whom I am hearing such reports," And he kept seeking to see him.

NET Bible

Herod said, "I had John beheaded, but who is this about whom I hear such things?" So Herod wanted to learn about Jesus.

New Heart English Bible

Herod said, "John I beheaded, but who is this, about whom I hear such things?" He sought to see him.

Noyes New Testament

But Herod said, John I beheaded; but who is this, about whom I hear such things? And he sought to see him.

Sawyer New Testament

And Herod said, John I beheaded; but who is this, of whom I hear such things? And he sought to see him.

The Emphasized Bible

But Herod said - John, I myself, beheaded; but, who is this, concerning whom I am hearing such things as these? And he was seeking to see him.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And Herod said, John I beheaded; but who is this, of whom I hear such things? And he sought to see him.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But Herod himself said: "John I beheaded; but who is this of whom I hear such things?" And he endeavored to see him.

Webster

And Herod said, John have I beheaded; but who is this of whom I hear such things? And he desired to see him.

Weymouth New Testament

And Herod said, "John I have beheaded; but who is this, of whom I hear such reports?" And he sought for an opportunity of seeing Jesus.

Williams New Testament

So Herod said, "John I beheaded, but who can this be about whom I hear such reports?" So he was trying to see Him.

World English Bible

Herod said, "John I beheaded, but who is this, about whom I hear such things?" He sought to see him.

Worrell New Testament

And Herod said, "John I beheaded; but Who is This concerning Whom I hear such things?" And he was seeking to see Him.

Worsley New Testament

And Herod said, John have I beheaded: but who is this, of whom I hear such things? and he wanted to see Him.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Herod said, 'John I did behead, but who is this concerning whom I hear such things?' and he was seeking to see him.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

Ἡρώδης 
herodes 
Usage: 43

ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

Ἰωάννης 
Ioannes 
John , John , John , John
Usage: 116

ἀποκεφαλίζω 
Apokephalizo 
Usage: 4

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174
Usage: 174

ἀποκεφαλίζω 
Apokephalizo 
Usage: 4

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

who
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

of
περί 
Peri 
Usage: 254

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

τοιοῦτος 
Toioutos 
Usage: 51

And

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

he desired
ζητέω 
Zeteo 
Usage: 79

to see
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

References

Fausets

Morish

Context Readings

Herod Perplexed About Jesus

8 and by some that Elijah had appeared, and by others that one of the prophets of old had risen again. 9 Herod said, "I myself had John beheaded; but who is this man about whom I hear such things?" And he kept trying to see Him. 10 When the apostles returned, they gave an account to Him of all that they had done Taking them with Him, He withdrew by Himself to a city called Bethsaida.


Cross References

Luke 23:8

Now Herod was very glad when he saw Jesus; for he had wanted to see Him for a long time, because he had been hearing about Him and was hoping to see some sign performed by Him.

Luke 13:31-32

Just at that time some Pharisees approached, saying to Him, "Go away, leave here, for Herod wants to kill You."

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