Parallel Bible results for Acts 12:20-25

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Acts 12:20-25

NLT 20 Now Herod was very angry with the people of Tyre and Sidon. So they sent a delegation to make peace with him because their cities were dependent upon Herod’s country for food. The delegates won the support of Blastus, Herod’s personal assistant, NIV 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. NLT 21 and an appointment with Herod was granted. When the day arrived, Herod put on his royal robes, sat on his throne, and made a speech to them. NIV 21 On the appointed day Herod, wearing his royal robes, sat on his throne and delivered a public address to the people. NLT 22 The people gave him a great ovation, shouting, “It’s the voice of a god, not of a man!” NIV 22 They shouted, "This is the voice of a god, not of a man." NLT 23 Instantly, an angel of the Lord struck Herod with a sickness, because he accepted the people’s worship instead of giving the glory to God. So he was consumed with worms and died. NIV 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. NLT 24 Meanwhile, the word of God continued to spread, and there were many new believers. NIV 24 But the word of God continued to increase and spread. NLT 25 When Barnabas and Saul had finished their mission to Jerusalem, they returned, taking John Mark with them. NIV 25 When Barnabas and Saul had finished their mission, they returned from Jerusalem, taking with them John, also called Mark.