He had James, the brother of John, put to death with the sword.
Cross ReferencesMatthew 4:21
Going on from there, He saw two other brothers, James son of Zebedee and his brother John. They were in a boat with their father Zebedee, mending their nets. Jesus called them,
"You will indeed drink My cup," Jesus said. "But to sit at My right or left is not Mine to grant. These seats belong to those for whom My Father has prepared them."
"We can," they answered. "You will drink the cup that I drink," Jesus said, "and you will be baptized with the baptism I undergo.
About that time, King Herod reached out to inflict harm on some who belonged to the church.
Chapter Outline1. King Herod persecutes the Christians, kills James, and imprisons Peter;
6. whom an angel delivers upon the prayers of the church.
20. Herod in his pride taking to himself the honor due to God,
23. is stricken by an angel, and dies miserably.
24. After his death, the word of God prospers.
25. Saul and Barnabas return to Antioch.
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