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

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

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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