Immediately an angel of the Lord 1 struck 2 Herod 3 down because he did not give the glory to God, and he was eaten by worms and died. 4
Immediately, because Herod did not give praise to God, an angel of the Lord struck him down, and he was eaten by worms and died.
And immediately an angel of the Lord struck him because he did not give God the glory, and he was eaten by worms and died.
Instantly, an angel of the Lord struck Herod with a sickness, because he accepted the people’s worship instead of giving the glory to God. So he was consumed with worms and died.
That was the last straw. God had had enough of Herod's arrogance and sent an angel to strike him down. Herod had given God no credit for anything. Down he went. Rotten to the core, a maggoty old man if there ever was one, he died.
And straight away the angel of the Lord sent a disease on him, because he did not give the glory to God: and his flesh was wasted away by worms, and so he came to his end.
And immediately, because he had not given the glory to God, an angel of the Lord struck him down, and he was eaten by worms and died.
Then immediately an angel of the Lord struck him, because he did not give glory to God. And he was eaten by worms and died.
of the Lord
eaten of worms
and gave up the ghost
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of the Lord
eaten by worms
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1 tn Or “the angel of the Lord.” See the note on the word “Lord” in 5:19.
3 tn Grk “him”; the referent (Herod) has been specified in the translation for clarity.
4 sn He was eaten by worms and died. Josephus, Ant. 19.8.2 (19.343-352), states that Herod Agrippa I died at Caesarea in