Matthew 14:7

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Matthew 14:7

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 for Matthew 14:7

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 14:7


14:5 He would have put him to death - ln his fit of passion; but he was then restrained by fear of the multitude; and afterward by the reverence he bore him.

14:6 The daughter of Herodias - Afterward infamous for a life suitable to this beginning.

14:8 Being before instructed by her mother - Both as to the matter and manner of her petition: She said, Give me here - Fearing if he had time to consider, he would not do it: John the Baptist's head in a charger - A large dish or bowl.

14:9 And the king was sorry - Knowing that John was a good man. Yet for the oath's sake - So he murdered an innocent man from mere tenderness of conscience.


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.

Discussion for Matthew 14:7



 

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