Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

Amplified

But when Herod's birthday came, the daughter of Herodias danced in the midst [before the company] and pleased and fascinated 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 Herod wanted to kill him, he was afraid of the crowd, since they regarded John as a prophet. 6 But when Herod's birthday celebration was held, the daughter of Herodias danced before the guests. She pleased Herod 7 so much that he promised with an oath to give her whatever she asked for.


Cross References

Genesis 40:20

On the third day, which just happened to be Pharaoh's birthday, he threw a party for all his servants. He lifted the head of both his senior security advisor and of his head chef in front of his servants

Mark 6:21-23

An opportunity came during Herod's birthday celebration, when he gave a banquet for his top officials, military officers, and the most important people of Galilee.

Esther 1:2-12

At that time King Ahasuerus was ruling from Susa the capital.

Esther 2:18

The king put on a great banquet for all his officials and ministers to honor Esther. He declared a holiday for the provinces and gave generous gifts.

Daniel 5:1-4

King Belshazzar put on a great festival for a thousand of his officials. He joined all one thousand of them in getting drunk.

Hosea 1:5-6

At that time I'll shatter the military strength of Israel in the Valley of Jezreel."

Matthew 22:24

"Teacher, Moses said, "If a man dies having no children, his brother must marry the widow and have children for his brother.'

Mark 6:17

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.

Mark 6:19

So Herodias bore a grudge against John and wanted to kill him. But she couldn't do it

Luke 3:19

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.

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