Mark 6:18
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New International Version
For John had been saying to Herod, "It is not lawful for you to have your brother's wife."

King James Bible
For John had said unto Herod, It is not lawful for thee to have thy brother's wife.

Darby Bible Translation
For John said to Herod, It is not lawful for thee to have the wife of thy brother.

World English Bible
For John said to Herod, "It is not lawful for you to have your brother's wife."

Young's Literal Translation
for John said to Herod -- 'It is not lawful to thee to have the wife of thy brother;'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Or, as one of the prophets - η, or, is omitted by ABCEGHKLMS - BHV, and one hundred others, Syriac, all the Arabic, all the Persic, Coptic, Ethiopic, Gothic, Slavonic, Vulgate, two Itala, Origen, Victor, and Theophylact. Bengel, Wetstein, and Griesbach leave it out of the text: the omission of it mends the sense much.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

It is.

Leviticus 18:16 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your brother's wife: it is your brother's nakedness.

Leviticus 20:21 And if a man shall take his brother's wife, it is an unclean thing: he has uncovered his brother's nakedness; they shall be childless.

1 Kings 22:14 And Micaiah said, As the LORD lives, what the LORD said to me, that will I speak.

Ezekiel 3:18,19 When I say to the wicked, You shall surely die; and you give him not warning, nor speak to warn the wicked from his wicked way...

Matthew 14:3,4 For Herod had laid hold on John, and bound him, and put him in prison for Herodias' sake, his brother Philip's wife...

Acts 20:26,27 Why I take you to record this day, that I am pure from the blood of all men...

Acts 24:24-26 And after certain days, when Felix came with his wife Drusilla, which was a Jewess, he sent for Paul...

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January 6 Evening
The apostles gathered themselves together unto Jesus, and told him all things they had done.--MARK 6:30. There is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.--The Lord spake unto Moses face to face, as a man speaketh unto his friend.--Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you. Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you. When ye shall have done
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

Herod --A Startled Conscience
'But when Herod heard thereof, he said, It is John, whom I beheaded: he is risen from the dead.'--Mark vi. 16. The character of this Herod, surnamed Antipas, is a sufficiently common and a sufficiently despicable one. He was the very type of an Eastern despot, exactly like some of those half-independent Rajahs, whose dominions march with ours in India; capricious, crafty, as the epithet which Christ applied to him, 'That fox!' shows; cruel, as the story of the murder of John the Baptist proves; sensuous
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Come Rest Awhile
On returning from their missionary tour, "the apostles gathered themselves together unto Jesus, and told Him all things, both what they had done, and what they had taught. And He said unto them, Come ye yourselves apart into a desert place, and rest awhile: for there were many coming and going, and they had no leisure so much as to eat." The disciples came to Jesus and told Him all things. Their intimate relationship with Him encouraged them to lay before Him their favorable and unfavorable experiences,
Ellen Gould White—The Desire of Ages

"Give Ye them to Eat"
Christ had retired to a secluded place with His disciples, but this rare season of peaceful quietude was soon broken. The disciples thought they had retired where they would not be disturbed; but as soon as the multitude missed the divine Teacher, they inquired, "Where is He?" Some among them had noticed the direction in which Christ and His disciples had gone. Many went by land to meet them, while others followed in their boats across the water. The Passover was at hand, and, from far and near,
Ellen Gould White—The Desire of Ages

Cross References
Matthew 14:4
for John had been saying to him: "It is not lawful for you to have her."

Matthew 27:30
They spit on him, and took the staff and struck him on the head again and again.

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