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Herod wanted to kill him, but he was afraid of the Jewish people, because they considered John to be a prophet.
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And having a mind to put him to death, he feared the people: because they esteemed him as a prophet.
Mark 6:19,20 Now Herodias laid snares for him: and was desirous to put him to death and could not. . . .
Mark 14:1,2 Now the feast of the pasch and of the Azymes was after two days: and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might by some wile lay hold on him and kill him. . . .
Acts 4:21 But they, threatening, sent them away, not finding how they might punish them, because of the people: for all men glorified what had been done, in that which had come to pass.
Acts 5:26 Then went the officer with the ministers and brought them without violence: for they feared the people, lest they should be stoned.
Matthew 21:26,32 If we shall say, from heaven, he will say to us: Why then did you not believe him? But if we shall say, from men, we are afraid of the multitude: for all held John as a prophet. . . .
Mark 11:30-32 The baptism of John, was it from heaven or from men? Answer me. . . .
Luke 20:6 But if we say, of men: the whole people will stone us. For they are persuaded that John was a prophet.
ContextThe Beheading of John
…4For John said to him: It is not lawful for thee to have her. 5And having a mind to put him to death, he feared the people: because they esteemed him as a prophet. 6But on Herod's birthday, the daughter of Herodias danced before them: and pleased Herod.…
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