Then Laban and Bethuel answered and said, The thing proceedeth from the LORD: we cannot speak unto thee bad or good.
But all the princes said unto all the congregation, We have sworn unto them by the LORD God of Israel: now therefore we may not touch them.
For the LORD hath driven out from before you great nations and strong: but as for you, no man hath been able to stand before you unto this day.
The stouthearted are spoiled, they have slept their sleep: and none of the men of might have found their hands.
Therefore Herodias had a quarrel against him, and would have killed him; but she could not:
And they could not take hold of his words before the people: and they marvelled at his answer, and held their peace.
Whom God hath raised up, having loosed the pains of death: because it was not possible that he should be holden of it.