New American Standard Bible
And King Herod heard of it, for His name had become well known; and people were saying, "John the Baptist has risen from the dead, and that is why these miraculous powers are at work in Him."
King James Bible
And king Herod heard of him; (for his name was spread abroad:) and he said, That John the Baptist was risen from the dead, and therefore mighty works do shew forth themselves in him.
Darby Bible Translation
And Herod the king heard of him (for his name had become public), and said, John the baptist is risen from among the dead, and on this account works of power are wrought by him.
World English Bible
King Herod heard this, for his name had become known, and he said, "John the Baptizer has risen from the dead, and therefore these powers are at work in him."
Young's Literal Translation
And the king Herod heard, (for his name became public,) and he said -- 'John the Baptist out of the dead was raised, and because of this the mighty powers are working in him.'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
See this account of the death of John the Baptist fully explained in the notes at Matthew 14:1-12.
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At that time Herod the tetrarch heard the news about Jesus,
and said to his servants, "This is John the Baptist; he has risen from the dead, and that is why miraculous powers are at work in him."
For when Herod had John arrested, he bound him and put him in prison because of Herodias, the wife of his brother Philip.
But when Herod's birthday came, the daughter of Herodias danced before them and pleased Herod,
They told Him, saying, "John the Baptist; and others say Elijah; but others, one of the prophets."
Now Herod the tetrarch heard of all that was happening; and he was greatly perplexed, because it was said by some that John had risen from the dead,
They answered and said, "John the Baptist, and others say Elijah; but others, that one of the prophets of old has risen again."
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