New American Standard Bible
so much that he promised with an oath to give her whatever she asked.
King James Bible
Whereupon he promised with an oath to give her whatsoever she would ask.
Darby Bible Translation
whereupon he promised with oath to give her whatsoever she should ask.
World English Bible
Whereupon he promised with an oath to give her whatever she should ask.
Young's Literal Translation
whereupon with an oath he professed to give her whatever she might ask.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
He promised with an oath - This a foolish and wicked oath.
To please a wanton girl, the monarch called the eternal God to witness his willingness to give her half his kingdom, Mark 6:23. It seems, also, that he was willing to shed the holiest blood it contained. An oath like this it was not lawful to make, and it should have been broken. See Matthew 14:9.
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.
But when Herod's birthday came, the daughter of Herodias danced before them and pleased Herod,
Having been prompted by her mother, she said, "Give me here on a platter the head of John the Baptist."
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