Luke 9:7

Herod’s Confusion about Jesus

9:7 Now Herod the tetrarch heard about everything that was happening, and he was thoroughly perplexed, because some people were saying that John had been raised from the dead,

sn Herod refers here to Herod Antipas. See the note on Herod Antipas in 3:1.

sn See the note on tetrarch in 3:1.

tn Or “was very confused.” See L&N 32.10 where this verse is given as an example of the usage.

sn John refers to John the Baptist, whom Herod had beheaded (v. 9).