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«For Herod himself had sent forth and laid hold upon John, and bound him in prison for Herodias' sake, his brother Philip's wife: for he had married her.»
«But when Herod heard thereof, he said, It is John, whom I beheaded: he is risen from the dead.»
«For Herod had laid hold on John, and bound him, and put him in prison for Herodias' sake, his brother Philip's wife.»
«But when he heard that Archelaus did reign in Judaea in the room of his father Herod, he was afraid to go thither: notwithstanding, being warned of God in a dream, he turned aside into the parts of Galilee: / And he came and dwelt in a city called Nazareth: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophets, He shall be called a Nazarene.»
«For John had said unto Herod, It is not lawful for thee to have thy brother's wife.»
«But when Herod was dead, behold, an angel of the Lord appeareth in a dream to Joseph in Egypt, / Saying, Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and go into the land of Israel: for they are dead which sought the young child's life.»
«Now about that time Herod the king stretched forth his hands to vex certain of the church.»
«For of a truth against thy holy child Jesus, whom thou hast anointed, both Herod, and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles, and the people of Israel, were gathered together, / For to do whatsoever thy hand and thy counsel determined before to be done.»
«But when Herod's birthday was kept, the daughter of Herodias danced before them, and pleased Herod.»
«MALTHUSIAN, adj. Pertaining to Malthus and his doctrines. Malthus believed in artificially limiting population, but found that it could not be done by talking. One of the most practical exponents of the Malthusian idea was Herod of Judea, though all the famous soldiers have been of the same way of thinking.»
Author: Ambrose Bierce