Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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

The king was distressed, but because of his oaths, and because of his dinner 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.

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.

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

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

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

the oath's sake
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 And coached by her mother, she said, "Give me the head of John the Baptist here on a platter!" 9 And [although] the king was distressed, because of his oaths and his {dinner guests} he commanded [the request] to be granted. 10 And he sent [orders] [and] had John beheaded in the prison,


Cross References

Numbers 30:5-8

If her father forbids her on the day he hears [of it], all her vows or her pledges that she bound on herself will not stand, and Yahweh will forgive her because her father has forgiven her.

Judges 11:30-31

And Jephthah made a vow to Yahweh, and he said, "If indeed you will give the {Ammonites} into my hand,

Judges 11:39

At the end of the two months she returned to her father, and he did to her [according to] his vow; and {she did not sleep with a man}. And it became an annual custom in Israel

Judges 21:1

The men of Israel had sworn at Mizpah, saying, "None of us will give his daughter to Benjamin as a wife."

Judges 21:7-23

What will we do for them--for the [ones] being left over--for wives? For we have sworn by Yahweh not to give to them our daughters as wives."

1 Samuel 14:24

Now the men of Israel were hard pressed on that day, because Saul had made the army take an oath, saying, "Cursed be the man who eats [any] food until evening, when I will have avenged myself on my enemies!" So none of the army tasted [any] food.

1 Samuel 14:28

Then a man from the army informed [him] and said, "Your father made the army swear a solemn [oath], saying, 'Cursed be the man who eats food today,'" so the army [is] exhausted.

1 Samuel 14:39-45

For as Yahweh lives, who delivers Israel, [I swear] that even if it [is] in Jonathan my son, {he will certainly die}!" But nobody from all the army answered him.

1 Samuel 25:22

{May God severely punish the enemies of David} and again do thus if I leave behind {anything that is his} until the morning, [not even] {one male}!"

1 Samuel 25:32-34

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

1 Samuel 28:10

Then Saul swore to her by Yahweh, "{As Yahweh lives}, {you will not be punished} for this thing."

2 Kings 6:31-33

Then he said, "May God do to me and thus may he add, if the head of Elisha the son of Shaphat remains on him today!"

Ecclesiastes 5:2

Do not be rash with your mouth, and do not let your heart be quick to utter a word before God. For God is in heaven, and you [are] on earth; therefore, let your words be few.

Daniel 6:14-16

Then the king, when he heard that {report}, he was extremely distressed over it; and {concerning Daniel} {he was determined} to rescue him. And until the setting of the sun he was making every effort to deliver him.

Matthew 14:1

At that time Herod the tetrarch heard the report about Jesus

Matthew 14:5

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

Matthew 27:17-26

So [after] they had assembled, Pilate said to them, "Whom do you want me to release for you--Jesus Barabbas or Jesus who is called Christ?"

Mark 6:14

And King Herod heard [it], because his name had become known. And they were saying, "John, the one who baptizes, has been raised from the dead, and because of this these miraculous powers are at work in him."

Mark 6:20

For Herod was afraid of John, [because he] knew him [to be] a righteous and holy man and protected him. And [when he] listened to him, he was greatly perplexed, and [yet] he listened to him gladly.

Mark 6:26

And [although he] was deeply grieved, the king, because of his oaths and {dinner guests}, did not want to refuse her.

Luke 13:32

And he said to them, "Go [and] tell that fox, 'Behold, I am expelling demons and performing healings today and tomorrow, and on the third [day] I will complete [my work].'

John 19:12-16

From this [point on] Pilate was seeking to release him, but the Jews shouted, saying, "If you release this man, you are not a friend of Caesar! Everyone who makes himself out to be a king opposes Caesar!"

Acts 24:23-27

[He] ordered the centurion [for] him to be guarded and to have some freedom, and in no way to prevent any of his own [people] [from] serving him.

Acts 25:3-9

asking for a favor against him, that he summon him to Jerusalem, [because they] were preparing an ambush to do away with him along the way.

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