Mark 6:27

“And immediately the king sent an executioner, and commanded his head to be brought: and he went and beheaded him in the prison,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Mark 6:27

And immediatly the king sent an executioner, and commaunded his head to be brought, and he went, and beheaded him in the prison,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Immediately the king sent an executioner and commanded {him} to bring {back} his head. And he went and had him beheaded in the prison,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And straightway the king sent forth a soldier of his guard, and commanded to bring his head: and he went and beheaded him in the prison,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And straight away the king sent out one of his armed men, and gave him an order to come back with the head: and he went and took off John's head in prison,
- Basic English Bible

And immediately the king, having sent one of the guard, ordered his head to be brought. And he went out and beheaded him in the prison,
- Darby Bible

And immediately the king sent an executioner, and commanded his head to be brought: and he went and beheaded him in the prison,
- Webster's Bible

He at once sent a soldier of his guard with orders to bring John's head. So he went and beheaded him in the prison,
- Weymouth Bible

Immediately the king sent out a soldier of his guard, and commanded to bring John's head, and he went and beheaded him in the prison,
- World English Bible

but sente a manqueller and comaundide, that Joones heed were brouyt in a dissche. And he bihedide hym in the prisoun,
- Wycliffe Bible

and immediately the king having sent a guardsman, did command his head to be brought,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Mark 6:27

Wesley's Notes for Mark 6:27


6:26 Yet for his oath's sake, and for the sake of his guests - Herod's honour was like the conscience of the chief priests, #Matt 27:6|. To shed innocent blood wounded neither one nor the other.


People's Bible Notes for Mark 6:27


Mr 6:27 Sent an executioner. One of his body guard. Under Oriental monarchs the captain of the guard was the executioner.

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