New International Version
At once the girl hurried in to the king with the request: "I want you to give me right now the head of John the Baptist on a platter."
King James Bible
And she came in straightway with haste unto the king, and asked, saying, I will that thou give me by and by in a charger the head of John the Baptist.
Darby Bible Translation
And immediately going in with haste to the king, she asked saying, I desire that thou give me directly upon a dish the head of John the baptist.
World English Bible
She came in immediately with haste to the king, and asked, "I want you to give me right now the head of John the Baptizer on a platter."
Young's Literal Translation
and having come in immediately with haste unto the king, she asked, saying, 'I will that thou mayest give me presently, upon a plate, the head of John the Baptist.'
Mark 6:25 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Unto the half of my kingdom - A noble price for a dance! This extravagance in favor of female dancers has the fullest scope in the east, even to the present day. M. Anquetil du Perron, in the preliminary discourse to his Zend Avesta, p. 344 and 345, gives a particular account of the dancers at Surat. This account cannot be transcribed in a comment on the Gospel of God, however illustrative it might be of the conduct of Herodias and her daughter Salome: it is too abominable for a place here. He observes, that the rich vie with each other in the presents they make to the dancing girls of money and jewels; and that persons of opulence have even ruined themselves by the presents they made to those victims of debauch. He mentions a remarkable case, which may throw light on this passage: "That the dancer Laal-koner gained such a complete ascendancy over the Mogul Emperor Maaz-eddin, that he made her joint governess of the empire with himself."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryJanuary 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
Come Rest Awhile
"Give Ye them to Eat"
In those days John the Baptist came, preaching in the wilderness of Judea
Prompted by her mother, she said, "Give me here on a platter the head of John the Baptist."
She went out and said to her mother, "What shall I ask for?" "The head of John the Baptist," she answered.
The king was greatly distressed, but because of his oaths and his dinner guests, he did not want to refuse her.
Jump to PreviousBaptist Baptizer Charger Desire Directly Dish Forthwith Girl Haste Head Hurried Hurry Immediately John Mayest Once Platter Presently Quickly Request Right Shouldst Straight Straightway Want
Jump to NextBaptist Baptizer Charger Desire Directly Dish Forthwith Girl Haste Head Hurried Hurry Immediately John Mayest Once Platter Presently Quickly Request Right Shouldst Straight Straightway Want
LinksMark 6:25 NIV
Mark 6:25 NLT
Mark 6:25 ESV
Mark 6:25 NASB
Mark 6:25 KJV
Mark 6:25 Bible Apps
Mark 6:25 Biblia Paralela
Mark 6:25 Chinese Bible
Mark 6:25 French Bible
Mark 6:25 German Bible
Mark 6:25 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.