Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Although he was grieved, the king commanded it to be given because of his oaths, and because of his dinner guests.

King James Version

And the king was sorry: nevertheless for the oath's sake, and them which sat with him at meat, he commanded it to be given her.

Holman Bible

Although the king regretted it, he commanded that it be granted because of his oaths and his guests.

International Standard Version

Under pressure because of his promises and his assembled guests, the king ordered that it be done.

A Conservative Version

And he became sad, but because of the oaths, and of those dining together, the king commanded it to be given.

American Standard Version

And the king was grieved; but for the sake of his oaths, and of them that sat at meat with him, he commanded it to be given;

Amplified

And the king was distressed and sorry, but because of his oaths and his guests, he ordered it to be given her;

An Understandable Version

Now King Herod became very distressed [over such a gruesome request]; but because he had [promised with] oaths and [to look good in front of] his party guests, he ordered John's head to be given [to her].

Anderson New Testament

And the king was grieved: but on account of his oath, and those who reclined at table with him, he commanded it to be given.

Bible in Basic English

And the king was sad; but because of his oaths and because of his guests, he gave the order for it to be given to her;

Common New Testament

And the king was sorry; but, because of his oaths and his guests, he commanded it to be given to her;

Daniel Mace New Testament

and the king relented: nevertheless out of regard to the oath, and to those who sat with him at table, he commanded it to be brought to her.

Darby Translation

And the king was grieved; but on account of the oaths, and those lying at table with him, he commanded it to be given.

Godbey New Testament

And the king was grieved; nevertheless on account of his oaths, and those who were sitting with him, he commanded it to be given.

Goodspeed New Testament

And the king was sorry, but because he had sworn to do it, and because of the guests who were present, he ordered it to be given to her.

John Wesley New Testament

And the king was sorry; yet for the oath's sake, and them who sat with him at table, he commanded it to be given her.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the king was sorry; nevertheless because of the oath and of those who sat with him at the table, he commanded it to be given her.

Julia Smith Translation

And the king was grieved: but for his oath, and those reclining together at the table, he ordered to be given.

King James 2000

And the king was sorry: nevertheless for the oath's sake, and them who sat with him to eat, he commanded it to be given her.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And [although] the king was distressed, because of his oaths and his {dinner guests} he commanded [the request] to be granted.

Modern King James verseion

And the king was sorry. But for the oath's sake, and those reclining with him, he commanded it to be given.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the King sorrowed: nevertheless for his oath's sake, and for their sakes, which sat also at the table, he commanded it to be given her.

Moffatt New Testament

The king was sorry, but for the sake of his oath and his guests he ordered it to be given her;

Montgomery New Testament

The king was displeased because of this, but because of his oaths and his guests he ordered it to be given her.

NET Bible

Although it grieved the king, because of his oath and the dinner guests he commanded it to be given.

New Heart English Bible

And the king was grieved, but for the sake of his oaths, and of those who sat at the table with him, he commanded it to be given,

Noyes New Testament

And the king was sorry; but on account of his oaths, and of those at table with him, he ordered it to be given,

Sawyer New Testament

And the king was sorry; but on account of the oath, and those reclining with him, he commanded it to be given.

The Emphasized Bible

And the king, though grieved, yet, because of the oaths and the guests, ordered it to be given;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And the king was grieved: but for his oath's sake, and on account of those who were with him, he commanded it to be given her.

Twentieth Century New Testament

The king was distressed at this; yet, on account of his oath and of the guests at his table, he ordered it to be given her.

Webster

And the king was sorry: nevertheless for the sake of the oath, and of them who sat with him at table, he commanded it to be given her.

Weymouth New Testament

The king was deeply vexed, yet because of his repeated oath and of the guests at his table he ordered it to be given her,

Williams New Testament

And the king was sorry, but on account of his oath and his guests, he ordered it to be given her.

World English Bible

The king was grieved, but for the sake of his oaths, and of those who sat at the table with him, he commanded it to be given,

Worrell New Testament

And the king, though grieved, yet, because of the oaths and of those sitting at the table with them, ordered it to be given;

Worsley New Testament

at which the king was distressed, but because of his oath, and of those who sat at table with him, he ordered it to be given her;

Youngs Literal Translation

and the king was grieved, but because of the oaths and of those reclining with him, he commanded it to be given;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

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

the king
βασιλεύς 
Basileus 
Usage: 99

λυπέω 
Lupeo 
Usage: 24

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

διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

ὅρκος 
Horkos 
Usage: 9

and

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

them which sat with him at meat
συνανάκειμαι 
sunanakeimai 
sit at meat with, sit with, sit together with, sit down with, sit at table with
Usage: 8

κελεύω 
Keleuo 
Usage: 26

it to be given
δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

Context Readings

Herod Kills John The Baptist

8 Having been prompted by her mother, she said, "Give me here on a platter the head of John the Baptist." 9 Although he was grieved, the king commanded it to be given because of his oaths, and because of his dinner guests. 10 He sent and had John beheaded in the prison.


Cross References

Numbers 30:5-8

"But if her father should forbid her on the day he hears of it, none of her vows or her obligations by which she has bound herself shall stand; and the LORD will forgive her because her father had forbidden her.

Judges 11:30-31

Jephthah made a vow to the LORD and said, "If You will indeed give the sons of Ammon into my hand,

Judges 11:39

At the end of two months she returned to her father, who did to her according to the vow which he had made; and she had no relations with a man. Thus it became a custom in Israel,

Judges 21:1

Now the men of Israel had sworn in Mizpah, saying, "None of us shall give his daughter to Benjamin in marriage."

Judges 21:7-23

"What shall we do for wives for those who are left, since we have sworn by the LORD not to give them any of our daughters in marriage?"

1 Samuel 14:24

Now the men of Israel were hard-pressed on that day, for Saul had put the people under oath, saying, "Cursed be the man who eats food before evening, and until I have avenged myself on my enemies." So none of the people tasted food.

1 Samuel 14:28

Then one of the people said, "Your father strictly put the people under oath, saying, 'Cursed be the man who eats food today.'" And the people were weary.

1 Samuel 14:39-45

"For as the LORD lives, who delivers Israel, though it is in Jonathan my son, he shall surely die." But not one of all the people answered him.

1 Samuel 25:22

"May God do so to the enemies of David, and more also, if by morning I leave as much as one male of any who belong to him."

1 Samuel 25:32-34

Then David said to Abigail, "Blessed be the LORD God of Israel, who sent you this day to meet me,

1 Samuel 28:10

Saul vowed to her by the LORD, saying, "As the LORD lives, no punishment shall come upon you for this thing."

2 Kings 6:31-33

Then he said, "May God do so to me and more also, if the head of Elisha the son of Shaphat remains on him today."

Ecclesiastes 5:2

Do not be hasty in word or impulsive in thought to bring up a matter in the presence of God For God is in heaven and you are on the earth; therefore let your words be few.

Daniel 6:14-16

Then, as soon as the king heard this statement, he was deeply distressed and set his mind on delivering Daniel; and even until sunset he kept exerting himself to rescue him.

Matthew 14:1

At that time Herod the tetrarch heard the news about Jesus,

Matthew 14:5

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

Matthew 27:17-26

So when the people gathered together, Pilate said to them, "Whom do you want me to release for you? Barabbas, or Jesus who is called Christ?"

Mark 6:14

And King Herod heard of it, for His name had become well known; and people were saying, "John the Baptist has risen from the dead, and that is why these miraculous powers are at work in Him."

Mark 6:20

for Herod was afraid of John, knowing that he was a righteous and holy man, and he kept him safe. And when he heard him, he was very perplexed; but he used to enjoy listening to him.

Mark 6:26

And although the king was very sorry, yet because of his oaths and because of his dinner guests, he was unwilling to refuse her.

Luke 13:32

And He said to them, "Go and tell that fox, 'Behold, I cast out demons and perform cures today and tomorrow, and the third day I reach My goal.'

John 19:12-16

As a result of this Pilate made efforts to release Him, but the Jews cried out saying, "If you release this Man, you are no friend of Caesar; everyone who makes himself out to be a king opposes Caesar."

Acts 24:23-27

Then he gave orders to the centurion for him to be kept in custody and yet have some freedom, and not to prevent any of his friends from ministering to him.

Acts 25:3-9

requesting a concession against Paul, that he might have him brought to Jerusalem (at the same time, setting an ambush to kill him on the way).

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