It was about this time that King Herod arrested some who belonged to the church, intending to persecute them.
Now about that time Herod the king laid hands on some who belonged to the church in order to mistreat them.
About that time King Herod Agrippa began to persecute some believers in the church.
That's when King Herod got it into his head to go after some of the church members.
Now, about that time, Herod the king made cruel attacks on the Christians.
About that time King Herod laid violent hands upon some who belonged to the church.
Now about that time Herod the king stretched out his hand to harass some from the church.
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1 sn King Herod was Herod Agrippa I, the grandson of Herod I (Herod the Great). His mediocre career is summarized in Josephus, Ant. 18-19. This event took place in
2 tn Or “King Herod had some from the church arrested.”
3 tn Or “to cause them injury.”