Parallel Verses

King James 2000

And immediately the king sent an executioner, and commanded his head to be brought: and he went and beheaded him in the prison,

New American Standard Bible

Immediately the king sent an executioner and commanded him to bring back his head. And he went and had him beheaded in the prison,

King James Version

And immediately the king sent an executioner, and commanded his head to be brought: and he went and beheaded him in the prison,

Holman Bible

The king immediately sent for an executioner and commanded him to bring John’s head. So he went and beheaded him in prison,

International Standard Version

So without delay the king sent a soldier and ordered him to bring John's head. The soldier went and beheaded him in prison.

A Conservative Version

And straightaway having sent an executioner, the king commanded his head to be brought. And having departed, he beheaded him in the prison,

American Standard Version

And straightway the king sent forth a soldier of his guard, and commanded to bring his head: and he went and beheaded him in the prison,

Amplified

And immediately the king sent off one [of the soldiers] of his bodyguard and gave him orders to bring [John's] head. He went and beheaded him in the prison

An Understandable Version

And immediately the king sent a soldier who served as his guard and ordered him to bring John's head to him. So, he went and decapitated him in the prison,

Anderson New Testament

And the king immediately sent one of his guards, and commanded his head to be brought.

Bible in Basic English

And straight away the king sent out one of his armed men, and gave him an order to come back with the head: and he went and took off John's head in prison,

Common New Testament

And immediately the king sent an executioner and gave orders to bring his head. He went and beheaded him in the prison,

Daniel Mace New Testament

but immediately dispatch'd the proper officer with orders to bring the head of John the Baptist.

Darby Translation

And immediately the king, having sent one of the guard, ordered his head to be brought. And he went out and beheaded him in the prison,

Godbey New Testament

And the king immediately sending forth a soldier of his guard, commanded that his head should be brought.

Goodspeed New Testament

and he immediately sent one of his guard with orders to get John's head.

John Wesley New Testament

And immediately the king sent one of his guard, and commanded his head to be brought.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And straightway the king sent an executioner and commanded his head to be brought, and he went and beheaded him in the prison

Julia Smith Translation

And quickly the king, having sent a scout, commanded his head to be brought:

Lexham Expanded Bible

And immediately the king sent an executioner [and] ordered [him] to bring his head. And he went [and] beheaded him in the prison.

Modern King James verseion

And immediately the king sent an executioner and commanded his head to be brought. And he went and beheaded him in the prison,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And immediately the king sent the hangman and commanded his head to be brought in.

Moffatt New Testament

so the king at once sent one of the guard with orders to bring his head. The man went and beheaded him in the prison,

Montgomery New Testament

So he sent at once a soldier of the guard with orders to bring his head.

NET Bible

So the king sent an executioner at once to bring John's head, and he went and beheaded John in prison.

New Heart English Bible

So immediately the king sent out a soldier of his guard, and commanded to bring John's head, and he went and beheaded him in the prison,

Noyes New Testament

And the king immediately sent one of his guards, and ordered his head to be brought. And he went and beheaded him in the prison,

Sawyer New Testament

And the king immediately sending an executioner, commanded him to bring his head. And he went out and beheaded him in the prison,

The Emphasized Bible

And the king, straightway, sending off a guard, gave orders to bring his head.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And the king immediately sending a centinel, commanded his head to be brought thither: and he went, and beheaded him in the prison,

Twentieth Century New Testament

He immediately dispatched one of his bodyguard, with orders to bring John's head. The man went and beheaded John in the prison,

Webster

And immediately the king sent an executioner, and commanded his head to be brought: and he went and beheaded him in the prison,

Weymouth New Testament

He at once sent a soldier of his guard with orders to bring John's head. So he went and beheaded him in the prison,

Williams New Testament

and so at once ordered a soldier of his guard to bring his head. The soldier went off and beheaded John in the prison

World English Bible

Immediately the king sent out a soldier of his guard, and commanded to bring John's head, and he went and beheaded him in the prison,

Worrell New Testament

And the king, straightway sending off one of his guard, gave orders to bring his head; and, departing, he beheaded him in the prison,

Worsley New Testament

and ordered his head to be brought:

Youngs Literal Translation

and immediately the king having sent a guardsman, did command his head to be brought,

Interlinear

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

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

εὐθέως 
Eutheos 
Usage: 61

the king
βασιλεύς 
Basileus 
Usage: 99

ἀποστέλλω 
Apostello 
Usage: 73

σπεκουλάτωρ 
Spekoulator 
Usage: 1

and commanded
ἐπιτάσσω 
Epitasso 
Usage: 8

his

Usage: 0

κεφαλή 
Kephale 
Usage: 63

to be brought
φέρω 
Phero 
Usage: 45

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

he went
ἀπέρχομαι 
Aperchomai 
go, depart, go, go away, come,
Usage: 97

and beheaded
ἀποκεφαλίζω 
Apokephalizo 
Usage: 4

him

Usage: 0

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

Context Readings

Herod Kills John The Baptist

26 And the king was exceedingly sorry; yet for his oath's sake, and for their sakes who sat with him, he would not reject her. 27 And immediately the king sent an executioner, and commanded his head to be brought: and he went and beheaded him in the prison, 28 And brought his head on a platter, and gave it to the girl: and the girl gave it to her mother.


Cross References

Matthew 14:10-11

And he sent, and beheaded John in the prison.

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