John 3:24

24 For John was not yet cast into prison.

John 3:24 Meaning and Commentary

John 3:24

For John was not yet cast into prison.
] As he afterwards was by Herod, for the sake of Herodias, because he reproved Herod for taking her to be his wife, when she was wife to his brother Philip; see ( Matthew 14:3 Matthew 14:4 ) ; and this circumstance shows, that these things were done before that journey of Christ into Galilee, mentioned in ( Matthew 4:12 Matthew 4:13 ) .

John 3:24 In-Context

22 After these things came Jesus and his disciples into the land of Judaea; and there he tarried with them, and baptized.
23 And John also was baptizing in Aenon near to Salim, because there was much water there: and they came, and were baptized.
24 For John was not yet cast into prison.
25 Then there arose a question between some of John's disciples and the Jews about purifying.
26 And they came unto John, and said unto him, Rabbi, he that was with thee beyond Jordan, to whom thou barest witness, behold, the same baptizeth, and all men come to him.