Parallel Verses

Amplified

But when Herod's birthday came, the daughter of Herodias danced in the midst [before the company] and pleased and fascinated Herod,

New American Standard Bible

But when Herod's birthday came, the daughter of Herodias danced before them and pleased Herod,

King James Version

But when Herod's birthday was kept, the daughter of Herodias danced before them, and pleased Herod.

Holman Bible

But when Herod’s birthday celebration came, Herodias’s daughter danced before them and pleased Herod.

International Standard Version

But when Herod's birthday celebration was held, the daughter of Herodias danced before the guests. She pleased Herod

A Conservative Version

But Herod's birthday being brought, the daughter of Herodias danced in the midst, and pleased Herod.

American Standard Version

But when Herod's birthday came, the daughter of Herodias danced in the midst, and pleased Herod.

An Understandable Version

But when Herod's birthday came, Herodias' daughter [Note: According to Josephus her name was Salome], pleased him by [her sensual] dancing in front of the party guests.

Anderson New Testament

But when Herod's birthday was kept, the daughter of Herodias danced in the midst, and pleased Herod.

Bible in Basic English

But when Herod's birthday came, the daughter of Herodias was dancing before them, and Herod was pleased with her.

Common New Testament

But when Herod's birthday was celebrated, the daughter of Herodias danced before them and pleased Herod,

Daniel Mace New Testament

but when Herod's birth-day was kept, the daughter of Herodias danced in publick, and made such an impression upon Herod,

Darby Translation

But when Herod's birthday was celebrated, the daughter of Herodias danced before them, and pleased Herod;

Godbey New Testament

Herod's birthday being celebrated, the daughter of Herodias danced in the midst, and pleased Herod;

Goodspeed New Testament

But when Herod's birthday came, Herodias' daughter danced before the company. And Herod was delighted with her,

John Wesley New Testament

But when Herod's birth-day was kept, the daughter of Herodias danced before them and pleased Herod.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But when Herod's birthday was kept, the daughter of Herodias danced before them and pleased Herod.

Julia Smith Translation

The festivities of Herod's birthday being celebrated, the daughter of Herodias danced in the midst, and pleased Herod.

King James 2000

But when Herod's birthday was kept, the daughter of Herodias danced before them, and pleased Herod.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But [when] Herod's birthday celebration took place, the daughter of Herodias danced in the midst [of them] and pleased Herod.

Modern King James verseion

But when Herod's birthday was kept, the daughter of Herodias danced before them and pleased Herod.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But when Herod's birthday was come, the daughter of Herodias danced before them, and pleased Herod.

Moffatt New Testament

However, on Herod's birthday, the daughter of Herodias danced in public to the delight of Herod;

Montgomery New Testament

But when Herod's birthday, the daughter of Herodias danced before the company,

NET Bible

But on Herod's birthday, the daughter of Herodias danced before them and pleased Herod,

New Heart English Bible

But when Herod's birthday came, the daughter of Herodias danced among them and pleased Herod.

Noyes New Testament

But when Herods birthday was kept, the daughter of Herodias danced before them, and pleased Herod;

Sawyer New Testament

And Herod's birthday being kept, the daughter of Herodias danced before them and pleased Herod,

The Emphasized Bible

But, a birthday feast of Herod taking place, the daughter of Herodias danced in the midst, and pleased Herod;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But when Herod's birth-day was kept, the daughter of Herodias danced in the circle, and pleased Herod:

Twentieth Century New Testament

But, when Herod's birthday came, the daughter of Herodias danced before his guests, and so pleased Herod,

Webster

But when Herod's birth-day was kept, the daughter of Herodias danced before them, and pleased Herod.

Weymouth New Testament

But when Herod's birthday came, the daughter of Herodias danced before all the company, and so pleased Herod

Williams New Testament

But when Herod's birthday came, Herodias' daughter danced before the guests. Herod was fascinated by her,

World English Bible

But when Herod's birthday came, the daughter of Herodias danced among them and pleased Herod.

Worrell New Testament

But, on a birthday celebration of Herod, the daughter of Herodias danced in the midst, and pleased Herod.

Worsley New Testament

But when Herod's birth-day was kept, the daughter of Herodias danced before them, and pleased Herod, so

Youngs Literal Translation

But the birthday of Herod being kept, the daughter of Herodias danced in the midst, and did please Herod,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

Ἡρώδης 
herodes 
Usage: 43

γενέσια 
Genesia 
Usage: 2

G71
ἄγω 
Ago 
bring, lead, go, bring forth, , vr bring
Usage: 55

the daughter
θυγάτηρ 
Thugater 
Usage: 19

Ἡρωδιάς 
herodias 
Usage: 6

ὀρχέομαι 
Orcheomai 
Usage: 2

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

μέσος 
mesos 
Usage: 48

and

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

ἀρέσκω 
Aresko 
Usage: 17

Context Readings

Herod Kills John The Baptist

5 Although he wished to have him put to death, he was afraid of the people, for they regarded John as a prophet. 6 But when Herod's birthday came, the daughter of Herodias danced in the midst [before the company] and pleased and fascinated Herod, 7 And so he promised with an oath to give her whatever she might ask.


Cross References

Genesis 40:20

And on the third day, Pharaoh's birthday, he made a feast for all his servants; and he lifted up the heads of the chief butler and the chief baker [by inviting them also] among his servants.

Mark 6:21-23

But an opportune time came [for Herodias] when Herod on his birthday gave a banquet for his nobles and the high military commanders and chief men of Galilee.

Esther 1:2-12

In those days when King Ahasuerus sat on his royal throne which was in Shushan or Susa [the capital of the Persian Empire] in the palace or castle,

Esther 2:18

Then the king gave a great feast for all his princes and his servants, Esther's feast; and he gave a holiday [or a lessening of taxes] to the provinces and gave gifts in keeping with the generosity of the king.

Daniel 5:1-4

Belshazzar the king [descendant of Nebuchadnezzar] made a great feast for a thousand of his lords, and he drank his wine in the presence of the thousand.

Hosea 1:5-6

And on that day I will break the bow of Israel in the Valley of Jezreel.

Matthew 22:24

Saying, Teacher, Moses said, If a man dies, leaving no children, his brother shall marry the widow and raise up a family for his brother.

Mark 6:17

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.

Mark 6:19

And Herodias was angry (enraged) with him and held a grudge against him and wanted to kill him; but she could not,

Luke 3:19

But Herod the tetrarch, who had been [repeatedly] told about his fault and reproved with rebuke producing conviction by [John] for [having] Herodias, his brother's wife, and for all the wicked things that Herod had done,

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