Matthew 14:1-12 KJV

1 At that time Herod the tetrarcha heard of the fame of Jesus,

References for Matthew 14:1

    • ~ 14:1 - tetrarch: or, governor over four provinces
      2 And said unto his servants, This is John the Baptist; he is risen from the dead; and therefore mighty works do shew forth themselves in him.
      3 For Herod had laid hold on John, and bound him, and put him in prison for Herodias' sake, his brother Philip's wife.
      4 For John said unto him, It is not lawful for thee to have her.
      5 And when he would have put him to death , he feared the multitude, because they counted him as a prophet.
      6 But when Herod's birthday was kept , the daughter of Herodias danced before them , and pleased Herod.
      7 Whereupon he promised with an oath to give her whatsoever she would ask .
      8 And she, being before instructed of her mother, said , Give me here John Baptist's head in a charger.
      9 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.
      10 And he sent , and beheaded John in the prison.
      11 And his head was brought in a charger, and given to the damsel: and she brought it to her mother.
      12 And his disciples came , and took up the body, and buried it, and went and told Jesus.