Acts 12:2
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English Standard Version
He killed James the brother of John with the sword,

King James Bible
And he killed James the brother of John with the sword.

American Standard Version
And he killed James the brother of John with the sword.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he killed James, the brother of John, with the sword.

English Revised Version
And he killed James the brother of John with the sword.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he killed James the brother of John with the sword.

Weymouth New Testament
and James, John's brother, he beheaded.

Acts 12:2 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Killed - with the sword

While the martyrdom of Stephen is described at length, that of James, the first martyr among the apostles, is related in two words.

Acts 12:2 Parallel Commentaries

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James.

Matthew 4:21,22 And going on from there, he saw other two brothers, James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, in a ship with Zebedee their father...

Matthew 20:23 And he said to them, You shall drink indeed of my cup, and be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with...

Mark 10:35,38 And James and John, the sons of Zebedee, come to him, saying, Master, we would that you should do for us whatever we shall desire...

with.

1 Kings 19:1,10 And Ahab told Jezebel all that Elijah had done, and with how he had slain all the prophets with the sword...

Jeremiah 26:23 And they fetched forth Urijah out of Egypt, and brought him to Jehoiakim the king; who slew him with the sword...

Hebrews 11:37 They were stoned, they were sawn asunder, were tempted, were slain with the sword: they wandered about in sheepskins and goatskins...

Cross References
Matthew 4:21
And going on from there he saw two other brothers, James the son of Zebedee and John his brother, in the boat with Zebedee their father, mending their nets, and he called them.

Matthew 20:23
He said to them, "You will drink my cup, but to sit at my right hand and at my left is not mine to grant, but it is for those for whom it has been prepared by my Father."

Mark 10:39
And they said to him, "We are able." And Jesus said to them, "The cup that I drink you will drink, and with the baptism with which I am baptized, you will be baptized,

Acts 12:1
About that time Herod the king laid violent hands on some who belonged to the church.

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