New American Standard Bible
For John had been saying to him, "It is not lawful for you to have her."
King James Bible
For John said unto him, It is not lawful for thee to have her.
Darby Bible Translation
For John said to him, It is not lawful for thee to have her.
World English Bible
For John said to him, "It is not lawful for you to have her."
Young's Literal Translation
for John was saying to him, 'It is not lawful to thee to have her,'
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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.
'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your brother's wife; it is your brother's nakedness.
If there is a man who takes his brother's wife, it is abhorrent; he has uncovered his brother's nakedness. They will be childless.
Those who forsake the law praise the wicked, But those who keep the law strive with them.
For John had been saying to Herod, "It is not lawful for you to have your brother's wife."
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