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Matthew 14:10 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— and he sent and beheaded John in the prison.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And he sent, and beheaded John in the prison.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— He sent and had John beheaded in the prison.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And he sent, and beheaded John in the prison.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he sent and beheaded John in the prison;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— and sent and beheaded John in the prison.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and having sent, he beheaded John in the prison,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he sent, and beheaded John in the prison.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And he sent, and beheaded Iohn in the prison.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And he sent [and] cut off the head of Juchanon in the house of the chained.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And he sent and cut off the head of John in the prison.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
he sent, 3992
{3992} Prime
πέμπω
pempo
{pem'-po}
Apparently a primary verb; to dispatch (from the subjective view or point of departure, whereas ἵημι [[hiemi]] [as a stronger form of εἶμι [[eimi]] ] refers rather to the objective point or terminus ad quem, and G4724 denotes properly the orderly motion involved), especially on a temporary errand; also to transmit, bestow, or wield.
z5660
<5660> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 714
and beheaded 607
{0607} Prime
ἀποκεφαλίζω
apokephalizo
{ap-ok-ef-al-id'-zo}
From G0575 and G2776; to decapitate.
z5656
<5656> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2319
John 2491
{2491} Prime
Ἰωάννης
Ioannes
{ee-o-an'-nace}
Of Hebrew origin [H3110]; Joannes (that is, Jochanan), the name of four Israelites.
in 1722
{1722} Prime
ἐν
en
{en}
A primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), that is, a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); 'in', at, (up-) on, by, etc.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
prison. 5438
{5438} Prime
φυλακή
phulake
{foo-lak-ay'}
From G5442; a guarding or (concretely guard), the act, the parson; figuratively the place, the condition, or (specifically) the time (as a division of day or night), literally or figuratively.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Matthew 14:3-12.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Matthew 14:1-12.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Matthew 14:10

And he sent and beheaded John in the prison, and his head was given to the damsel — How mysterious is the providence, which left the life of so holy a man in such infamous hands! which permitted it to be sacrificed to the malice of an abandoned harlot, the petulancy of a vain girl, and the rashness of a foolish, perhaps drunken prince, who made a prophet's head the reward of a dance! But we are sure the Almighty will repay his servants in another world for what ever they suffer in this.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
and beheaded:

Matthew 17:12 But I say unto you, That Elias is come already, and they knew him not, but have done unto him whatsoever they listed. Likewise shall also the Son of man suffer of them.
Matthew 21:35-36 And the husbandmen took his servants, and beat one, and killed another, and stoned another. ... Again, he sent other servants more than the first: and they did unto them likewise.
Matthew 22:3-6 And sent forth his servants to call them that were bidden to the wedding: and they would not come. ... And the remnant took his servants, and entreated [them] spitefully, and slew [them].
Matthew 23:34-36 Wherefore, behold, I send unto you prophets, and wise men, and scribes: and [some] of them ye shall kill and crucify; and [some] of them shall ye scourge in your synagogues, and persecute [them] from city to city: ... Verily I say unto you, All these things shall come upon this generation.
2 Chronicles 36:16 But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and misused his prophets, until the wrath of the LORD arose against his people, till [there was] no remedy.
Jeremiah 2:30 In vain have I smitten your children; they received no correction: your own sword hath devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.
Mark 6:27-29 And immediately the king sent an executioner, and commanded his head to be brought: and he went and beheaded him in the prison, ... And when his disciples heard [of it], they came and took up his corpse, and laid it in a tomb.
Mark 9:13 But I say unto you, That Elias is indeed come, and they have done unto him whatsoever they listed, as it is written of him.
Luke 9:9 And Herod said, John have I beheaded: but who is this, of whom I hear such things? And he desired to see him.
Revelation 11:7 And when they shall have finished their testimony, the beast that ascendeth out of the bottomless pit shall make war against them, and shall overcome them, and kill them.

the prison:
Josephus informs us that John the Baptist was imprisoned and beheaded by Herod in the strong castle of Machaerus, which he describes as situated about 60 stadia east of Jordan, not far from where the river discharges itself into the Dead Sea.
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2Ch 36:16. Jr 2:30. Mt 17:12; 21:35; 22:3; 23:34. Mk 6:27; 9:13. Lk 9:9. Rv 11:7.

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