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Acts 12:20-25 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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20 Now Herod was angry with the people of Tyre and Sidon; and they came to him in a body, and having persuaded Blastus, the king's chamberlain, they asked for peace, because their country depended on the king's country for food. 20 He had been quarreling with the people of Tyre and Sidon; they now joined together and sought an audience with him. Having secured 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.
21 On an appointed day Herod put on his royal robes, took his seat upon the throne, and made an oration to them. 21 On the appointed day Herod, wearing his royal robes, sat on his throne and delivered a public address to the people.
22 And the people shouted, "The voice of a god, and not of man!" 22 They shouted, "This is the voice of a god, not of a man."
23 Immediately an angel of the Lord smote him, because he did not give God the glory; and he was eaten by worms and died. 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.
24 But the word of God grew and multiplied. 24 But the word of God continued to increase and spread.
25 And Barnabas and Saul returned from Jerusalem when they had fulfilled their mission, bringing with them John whose other name was Mark. 25 When Barnabas and Saul had finished their mission, they returned from Jerusalem, taking with them John, also called Mark.