Parallel Verses

Sawyer New Testament

And he wished to kill him; but feared the people, because they regarded him as a prophet.

New American Standard Bible

Although Herod wanted to put him to death, he feared the crowd, because they regarded John as a prophet.

King James Version

And when he would have put him to death, he feared the multitude, because they counted him as a prophet.

Holman Bible

Though he wanted to kill him, he feared the crowd, since they regarded him as a prophet.

International Standard Version

Although Herod wanted to kill him, he was afraid of the crowd, since they regarded John as a prophet.

A Conservative Version

And though he wanted to kill him, he feared the multitude because they held him as a prophet.

American Standard Version

And when he would have put him to death, he feared the multitude, because they counted him as a prophet.

Amplified

Although he wished to have him put to death, he was afraid of the people, for they regarded John as a prophet.

An Understandable Version

Now Herod wanted to have him put to death, [but hesitated], fearing the crowd, because they considered John to be a prophet.

Anderson New Testament

And he intended to put him to death, but feared the multitude, because they regarded him as a prophet.

Bible in Basic English

And he would have put him to death, but for his fear of the people, because in their eyes John was a prophet.

Common New Testament

And though he wanted to put him to death, he feared the people, because they held him to be a prophet.

Daniel Mace New Testament

he would have put him to death, but for fear of the people, who reckoned him a prophet.

Darby Translation

And while desiring to kill him, he feared the crowd, because they held him for a prophet.

Godbey New Testament

And wishing to kill him, he feared the multitude, because they esteemed him as a prophet.

Goodspeed New Testament

And while he wanted him killed, he was afraid of the people; for they considered him a prophet.

John Wesley New Testament

And when he would have put him to death, he feared the multitude, because they accounted him a prophet.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And when he would have put him to death, he feared the multitude because they counted him as a prophet.

Julia Smith Translation

And wishing to kill him, he was afraid of the crowd, because they held John as a prophet.

King James 2000

And when he would have put him to death, he feared the multitude, because they counted him as a prophet.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And [although he] wanted to kill him, he feared the crowd, because they looked upon him as a prophet.

Modern King James verseion

And when he desired to put him to death, he feared the multitude, because they counted him as a prophet.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And when he would have put him to death, he feared the people, because they counted him as a prophet.

Moffatt New Testament

He was anxious to kill him but he was afraid of the people, for they held John to be a prophet.

Montgomery New Testament

And although he wished to kill John, he feared the people, for they considered John a prophet.

NET Bible

Although Herod wanted to kill John, he feared the crowd because they accepted John as a prophet.

New Heart English Bible

And though he wanted to kill him, he feared the crowd because they regarded him as a prophet.

Noyes New Testament

And wishing to put him to death, he feared the multitude, because they regarded him as a prophet.

The Emphasized Bible

And desiring, to kill, him, he feared the multitude, because, as a prophet, they held him.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And though he wished to kill him, he was afraid of the multitude, for they held him as a prophet.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Yet, though Herod wanted to put him to death, he was afraid of the people, because they looked on John as a Prophet.

Webster

And when he would have put him to death, he feared the multitude, because they counted him as a prophet.

Weymouth New Testament

And he would have liked to put him to death, but was afraid of the people, because they regarded John as a Prophet.

Williams New Testament

Although he wanted to have him killed, he was afraid of the people, for they regarded him as a prophet.

World English Bible

When he would have put him to death, he feared the multitude, because they counted him as a prophet.

Worrell New Testament

And, wishing to kill him, he feared the multitude, because they were holding him as a prophet.

Worsley New Testament

but that he was afraid of the people; for they esteemed him as a prophet.

Youngs Literal Translation

and, willing to kill him, he feared the multitude, because as a prophet they were holding him.

Interlinear

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

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

θέλω ἐθέλω 
thelo 
will/would, will/would have, desire, desirous, list, to will,
Usage: 136

he

Usage: 0

θέλω ἐθέλω 
thelo 
will/would, will/would have, desire, desirous, list, to will,
Usage: 136

ἀποκτείνω 
Apokteino 
Usage: 40

he feared
φοβέω 
Phobeo 
fear, be afraid, be afraid of, reverence,
Usage: 68

the multitude
ὄχλος 
Ochlos 
Usage: 172

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

him

Usage: 0

as
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

References

Context Readings

Herod Kills John The Baptist

4 For John had said to him, It is not lawful for you to have her. 5 And he wished to kill him; but feared the people, because they regarded him as a prophet. 6 And Herod's birthday being kept, the daughter of Herodias danced before them and pleased Herod,


Cross References

Matthew 11:9

But what went you out to see? A prophet? Yes, I tell you, and more than a prophet.

Matthew 21:26

But if we say from men, we fear the multitude, for all regard John as a prophet.

Matthew 21:32

For John came to you in a way of righteousness, and you believed him not; but the publicans and harlots believed him; and when you saw this, you did not afterwards repent, that you might believe him.

Mark 6:19-20

And Herodias was displeased with him, and wished to kill him, but was not able.

Mark 11:30-32

The baptism of John; was it from heaven, or of men? answer me.

Mark 14:1-2

AND after two days was the passover and the unleavened bread. And the chief priests and scribes sought how they might take him by deception, and kill him.

Luke 20:6

But if we say, From men, all the people will stone us; for they are persuaded that John is a prophet.

Acts 4:21

And threatening them still further, they dismissed them, not being able to punish them, on account of the people, because all glorified God for what was done;

Acts 5:26

Then the commander going away with the officers brought them without violence, for they feared the people, lest they should be stoned;

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