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Acts 12:20

Overview - Acts 12
King Herod persecutes the Christians, kills James, and imprisons Peter; whom an angel delivers upon the prayers of the church.
20 Herod in his pride taking to himself the honour due to God, is stricken by an angel, and dies miserably.
24 After his death, the word of God prospers.
25 Saul and Barnabas return to Antioch.
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Acts 12:20  (King James Version)
And Herod was highly displeased with them of Tyre and Sidon: but they came with one accord to him, and, having made Blastus the king's chamberlain their friend, desired peace; because their country was nourished by the king's country.
 


was highly displeased or, bare an hostile mind intending
war
Tyre.
Genesis 10:15 Genesis 10:19 ; Joshua 19:29 ; Isaiah 23:1-4 ; Matthew 11:21 Matthew 11:22

but
Proverbs 17:14 ; 20:18 25:8 Ecclesiastes 10:4 ; Isaiah 27:4 Isaiah 27:5 ; Luke 14:31 Luke 14:32

the king's chamberlain
Greek that was over the king's
bed-chamber because.
1 Kings 5:9-11 ; 2 Chronicles 2:10 2 Chronicles 2:15 ; Ezra 3:7 ; Ezekiel 27:17 ; Hosea 2:8 Hosea 2:9 ; Amos 4:6-9
Haggai 1:8-11 ; Haggai 2:16 Haggai 2:17 Luke 16:8
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