Acts 12:18-25 NIV

18 In the morning, there was no small commotion among the soldiers as to what had become of Peter.

Herod’s Death

19 After Herod had a thorough search made for him and did not find him, he cross-examined the guards and ordered that they be executed. Then Herod went from Judea to Caesarea and stayed there.

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20 He had been quarreling with the people of Tyre and Sidon; they now joined together and sought an audience with him. After securing the support of Blastus, a trusted personal servant of the king, they asked for peace, because they depended on the king’s country for their food supply.

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21 On the appointed day Herod, wearing his royal robes, sat on his throne and delivered a public address to the people.
22 They shouted, “This is the voice of a god, not of a man.”
23 Immediately, because Herod did not give praise to God, an angel of the Lord struck him down, and he was eaten by worms and died.

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24 But the word of God continued to spread and flourish.

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25 When Barnabas and Saul had finished their mission, they returned froma Jerusalem, taking with them John, also called Mark.

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