Acts 12:1

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 12:1  (King James Version)
Now about that time Herod the king stretched forth his hands to vex certain of the church.

A.M. 4048. A.D. 44.

stretched forth his hands
or, began.
4:30 9:31 Luke 22:53

to vex
Matthew 10:17 Matthew 10:18 ; 24:9 John 15:20 ; 16:2