So 1 the king sent an executioner at once to bring John’s 2 head, and he went and beheaded John in prison.
If he cannot succeed, 1 he will send a representative 2 while the other is still a long way off and ask for terms of peace. 3
So Joseph sent a message 1 and invited 2 his father Jacob and all his relatives to come, seventy-five people 3 in all.
So after sending 1 two of his assistants, 2 Timothy and Erastus, to Macedonia, 3 he himself stayed on for a while in the province of Asia. 4
For Herod himself had sent men, arrested John, and bound him in prison on account of Herodias, his brother Philip’s wife, because Herod 1 had married her.
The revelation of Jesus Christ, 1 which God gave him to show his servants 2 what must happen very soon. 3 He made it clear 4 by sending his angel to his servant 5 John,
When Herod 1 saw that he had been tricked by the wise men, he became enraged. He sent men 2 to kill all the children in Bethlehem 3 and throughout the surrounding region from the age of two and under, according to the time he had learned from the wise men.