Read Luke 9:9 Using Other Translations
And Herod said, John have I beheaded: but who is this, of whom I hear such things? And he desired to see him.
Herod said, "John I beheaded, but who is this about whom I hear such things?" And he sought to see him.
“I beheaded John,” Herod said, “so who is this man about whom I hear such stories?” And he kept trying to see him.