Matthew 14:3-5 NIV

3 Now Herod had arrested John and bound him and put him in prison1 because of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife,2

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4 for John had been saying to him: "It is not lawful for you to have her."3

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5 Herod wanted to kill John, but he was afraid of the people, because they considered him a prophet.4

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