Mark 6:21

“And when a convenient day was come, that Herod on his birthday made a supper to his lords, high captains, and chief estates of Galilee;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And when a conuenient day was come, that Herod on his birth day made a supper to his lords, high captaines, and chiefe estates of Galilee:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A strategic day came when Herod on his birthday gave a banquet for his lords and military commanders and the leading men of Galilee;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when a convenient day was come, that Herod on his birthday made a supper to his lords, and the high captains, and the chief men of Galilee;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the chance came when Herod on his birthday gave a feast to his lords, and the high captains, and the chief men of Galilee;
- Basic English Bible

And a holiday being come, when Herod, on his birthday, made a supper to his grandees, and to the chiliarchs, and the chief [men] of Galilee;
- Darby Bible

And when a convenient day had come, that Herod on his birth-day made a supper to his lords, high captains, and chief men of Galilee;
- Webster's Bible

At length Herodias found her opportunity. Herod on his birthday gave a banquet to the nobles of his court and to the tribunes and the principal people in Galilee,
- Weymouth Bible

Then a convenient day came, that Herod on his birthday made a supper for his nobles, the high officers, and the chief men of Galilee.
- World English Bible

And whanne a couenable dai was fallun, Eroude in his birthdai made a soper to the princis, and tribunes, and to the grettest of Galilee.
- Wycliffe Bible

And a seasonable day having come, when Herod on his birthday was making a supper to his great men, and to the chiefs of thousands, and to the first men of Galilee,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Mark 6:21


6:21 A convenient day - Convenient for her purpose. His lords, captains, and principal men of Galilee - The great men of the court, the army, and the province.


People's Bible Notes for Mark 6:21


Mr 6:21 When a convenient day was come. For the execution of the plans of the vengeful woman.

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