Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

because Herod himself had sent men who arrested John, bound him with chains, and put him in prison on account of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife, whom Herod had married.

New American Standard Bible

For Herod himself had sent and had John arrested and bound in prison on account of Herodias, the wife of his brother Philip, because he had married her.

King James Version

For Herod himself had sent forth and laid hold upon John, and bound him in prison for Herodias' sake, his brother Philip's wife: for he had married her.

Holman Bible

For Herod himself had given orders to arrest John and to chain him in prison on account of Herodias, his brother Philip’s wife, whom he had married.

A Conservative Version

For Herod himself having sent forth, he arrested John, and bound him in prison because of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife, because he married her.

American Standard Version

For Herod himself had sent forth and laid hold upon John, and bound him in prison for the sake of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife; for he had married her.

Amplified

For [this] Herod himself had sent and seized John and bound him in prison for the sake of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife, because he [Herod] had married her.

An Understandable Version

For it was Herod himself who had sent for John and had him arrested and chained up in prison. He did this to please Herodias, who was [i.e., had been] his brother Philip's wife, but whom Herod had married.

Anderson New Testament

For Herod himself had sent and taken John, and bound him in prison on account of Herodias, the wife of his brother Philip; for he had married her.

Bible in Basic English

For Herod himself had sent men out to take John and put him in prison, because of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife, whom he had taken for himself.

Common New Testament

For Herod himself had sent and had John arrested, and bound him in prison for the sake of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife; because he had married her.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for Herod had given orders to seize John, and had confin'd him in prison, to gratify Herodias, his brother Philip's wife, whom he had married;

Darby Translation

For the same Herod had sent and seized John, and had bound him in prison on account of Herodias, the wife of Philip his brother, because he had married her.

Godbey New Testament

For Herod himself having sent, arrested John, and bound him in prison on account of Herodias, the wife of his brother Philip: because he married her.

Goodspeed New Testament

For it was Herod who had sent and seized John and bound him and put him in prison, on account of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife, because Herod had married her.

John Wesley New Testament

For Herod himself had sent and apprehended John, and bound him in prison, for Herodias sake, his brother Philip's wife, for he had married her.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For Herod himself had sent forth and laid hold upon John and bound him in prison for Herodias' sake, his brother Philip's wife, for he had married her.

Julia Smith Translation

For this Herod, having sent, took John, and bound him in prison because of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife: for he married her.

King James 2000

For Herod himself had sent forth and laid hold upon John, and bound him in prison for Herodias' sake, his brother Philip's wife: for he had married her.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For Herod himself had sent [and] arrested John and bound him in prison because of Herodias, the wife of Philip his brother, because he had married her.

Modern King James verseion

For Herod himself had sent out and laid hold on John and had bound him in prison because of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife. For he had married her,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For Herod himself had sent forth, and had taken John, and bound him and cast him into prison for Herodias' sake, which was his brother Philip's wife. For he had married her.

Moffatt New Testament

For this Herod had sent and arrested John and bound him in prison on account of his marriage to Herodias the wife of his brother Philip;

Montgomery New Testament

Now this Herod had sent and arrested John, and bound him in prison, for the sake of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife, whom he had married.

NET Bible

For Herod himself had sent men, arrested John, and bound him in prison on account of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife, because Herod had married her.

New Heart English Bible

For Herod himself had sent out and arrested John, and bound him in prison for the sake of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife, for he had married her.

Noyes New Testament

For Herod himself had sent forth and seized John, and bound him in prison, on account of Herodias, his brother Philips wife; for he had married her.

Sawyer New Testament

For Herod had sent and taken John, and, put him bound in prison on account of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife, because he had married her.

The Emphasized Bible

For, Herod himself, had sent and secured John and bound him in prison, for the sake of Herodias the wife of Philip his brother, - for, her, had he married,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For Herod himself had sent and seized upon John, and bound him in prison, for Herodias' sake, his brother Philip's wife; because he had married her.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For Herod himself had sent and arrested John, and put him in prison, in chains, to please Herodias, the wife of his brother Philip, because Herod had married her.

Webster

For Herod himself had sent forth and laid hold upon John, and bound him in prison for the sake of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife: for he had married her.

Weymouth New Testament

For Herod himself had sent and had had John arrested and had kept him in prison in chains, for the sake of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife; because he had married her.

Williams New Testament

For this very Herod had sent and seized John and bound him and put him in prison, just to please Herodias, his brother Philip's wife, because Herod had married her.

World English Bible

For Herod himself had sent out and arrested John, and bound him in prison for the sake of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife, for he had married her.

Worrell New Testament

For Herod himself, sending forth, laid hold upon John, and bound him in prison, for the sake of Herodias the wife of Philip, his brother, because he married her.

Worsley New Testament

For Herod had sent and seized John, and bound him in prison on account of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife, because he had married her:

Youngs Literal Translation

For Herod himself, having sent forth, did lay hold on John, and bound him in the prison, because of Herodias the wife of Philip his brother, because he married her,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

Ἡρώδης 
herodes 
Usage: 43


Usage: 0

ἀποστέλλω 
Apostello 
Usage: 73

and laid hold
κρατέω 
Krateo 
Usage: 33

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

and

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

δέω 
Deo 
bind, tie, knit, be in bonds, wind
Usage: 32

him

Usage: 0

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

φυλακή 
Phulake 
Usage: 35

for
διά 
Dia 
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 527
Usage: 764

Ἡρωδιάς 
herodias 
Usage: 6

his

Usage: 0

G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

Φίλιππος 
Philippos 
Usage: 36

γυνή 
Gune 
Usage: 187

γαμέω 
Gameo 
Usage: 15

Context Readings

Herod Kills John The Baptist

16 But when Herod heard about it, he said, "John, whom I beheaded, has been raised," 17 because Herod himself had sent men who arrested John, bound him with chains, and put him in prison on account of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife, whom Herod had married. 18 John had been telling Herod, "It's not lawful for you to have your brother's wife."


Cross References

Matthew 11:2

Now when John heard in prison about the activities of the Messiah, he sent a message by his disciples

Luke 3:19-20

Now Herod the tetrarch had been rebuked by John because he had married his brother's wife Herodias and because of all of the other evil things Herod had done.

Matthew 4:12

Now when Jesus heard that John had been arrested, he went back to Galilee.

Matthew 14:3-12

Herod had arrested John, bound him with chains, and put him in prison on account of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife.

Luke 3:1

Now in the fifteenth year of the reign of Caesar Tiberius, when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, Herod tetrarch of Galilee, his brother Philip tetrarch of the region of Ituraea and Trachonitis, Lysanias tetrarch of Abilene,

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