Matthew 14:7

“Whereupon he promised with an oath to give her whatsoever she would ask.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Whereupon he promised with an oath, to giue her whatsoeuer she would aske.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

so {much} that he promised with an oath to give her whatever she asked.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Whereupon he promised with an oath to give her whatsoever she should ask.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So he gave her his word with an oath to let her have whatever she might make request for.
- Basic English Bible

whereupon he promised with oath to give her whatsoever she should ask.
- Darby Bible

Upon which he promised with an oath to give her whatever she would ask.
- Webster's Bible

that with an oath he promised to give her whatever she asked.
- Weymouth Bible

Whereupon he promised with an oath to give her whatever she should ask.
- World English Bible

Wherfor with an ooth he bihiyte to yyue to hir, what euere thing she hadde axid of hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

whereupon with an oath he professed to give her whatever she might ask.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 14:7


Mt 14:7 He promised with an oath to give her whatever she would ask. Herod confirms his promise by an oath. It was a common custom to reward a dancer or actor, on a great occasion like this, who pleased, and to ask what they wished. Herod knew that Salome danced because she had a request to make.

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