New American Standard Bible
And his head was brought on a platter and given to the girl, and she brought it to her mother.
King James Bible
And his head was brought in a charger, and given to the damsel: and she brought it to her mother.
Darby Bible Translation
and his head was brought upon a dish, and was given to the damsel, and she carried it to her mother.
World English Bible
His head was brought on a platter, and given to the young lady: and she brought it to her mother.
Young's Literal Translation
and his head was brought upon a plate, and was given to the damsel, and she brought it nigh to her mother.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And his head was brought in a charger ... - For the sake of these wicked people, the bloody offering - the head of the slaughtered prophet was brought and given as the reward to the daughter and mother.
What an offering to a woman! Josephus says of Herodias that "she was a woman full of ambition and envy, having a mighty influence on Herod, and able to persuade him to things he was not at all inclined to." This is one of the many proofs that we have that the evangelists drew characters according to truth.
LibraryPeter on the Waves
'And Peter answered Him and said, Lord, if it be Thou, bid me come unto Thee on the water.'--MATT. xiv. 28. We owe this account of an episode in the miracle of Christ's walking on the waters to Matthew alone. Singularly enough there is no reference to Peter's venturesomeness and failure in the Gospel which is generally believed to have been written under his special inspection and suggestion. Mark passes by that part of the narrative without a word. That may be because Peter was somewhat ashamed …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The King's Highway
Be of Good Cheer.
The Rationalistic Explanation.
Having been prompted by her mother, she said, "Give me here on a platter the head of John the Baptist."
He sent and had John beheaded in the prison.
His disciples came and took away the body and buried it; and they went and reported to Jesus.
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