New American Standard Bible
And although the king was very sorry, yet because of his oaths and because of his dinner guests, he was unwilling to refuse her.
King James Bible
And the king was exceeding sorry; yet for his oath's sake, and for their sakes which sat with him, he would not reject her.
Darby Bible Translation
And the king, while made very sorry, on account of the oaths and those lying at table with him would not break his word with her.
World English Bible
The king was exceedingly sorry, but for the sake of his oaths, and of his dinner guests, he didn't wish to refuse her.
Young's Literal Translation
And the king -- made very sorrowful -- because of the oaths and of those reclining (at meat) with him, would not put her away,
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Then, as soon as the king heard this statement, he was deeply distressed and set his mind on delivering Daniel; and even until sunset he kept exerting himself to rescue him.
Although he was grieved, the king commanded it to be given because of his oaths, and because of his dinner guests.
Immediately she came in a hurry to the king and asked, saying, "I want you to give me at once the head of John the Baptist on a platter."
Immediately the king sent an executioner and commanded him to bring back his head. And he went and had him beheaded in the prison,
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