Acts 12:2
Modern Translations
New International Version
He had James, the brother of John, put to death with the sword.

New Living Translation
He had the apostle James (John’s brother) killed with a sword.

English Standard Version
He killed James the brother of John with the sword,

Berean Study Bible
He had James, the brother of John, put to death with the sword.

New American Standard Bible
And he had James the brother of John executed with a sword.

NASB 1995
And he had James the brother of John put to death with a sword.

NASB 1977
And he had James the brother of John put to death with a sword.

Amplified Bible
And he had James the brother of John put to death with a sword;

Christian Standard Bible
and he executed James, John’s brother, with the sword.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and he killed James, John's brother, with the sword.

Contemporary English Version
He ordered soldiers to cut off the head of James, the brother of John.

Good News Translation
He had James, the brother of John, put to death by the sword.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He had James, the brother of John, executed.

International Standard Version
He even had James, the brother of John, killed with a sword.

NET Bible
He had James, the brother of John, executed with a sword.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And he killed James the brother of John with the sword.

New King James Version
Then he killed James the brother of John with the sword.

King James 2000 Bible
And he killed James the brother of John with the sword.

New Heart English Bible
He killed James, the brother of John, with the sword.

World English Bible
He killed James, the brother of John, with the sword.

American King James Version
And he killed James the brother of John with the sword.

American Standard Version
And he killed James the brother of John with the sword.

A Faithful Version
And he killed James, the brother of John, with the sword.

Darby Bible Translation
and slew James, the brother of John, with the sword.

English Revised Version
And he killed James the brother of John with the sword.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he killed James the brother of John with the sword.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And he killed Iames the brother of Iohn with the sword.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And he killed Iames the brother of Iohn with the sworde.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
As for Iames the brother of Ihon, him he slewe with the swerde.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
And he kylled Iames the brother of Iohn with the swerde:
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
and he killed James, the brother of John, with the sword,

Berean Literal Bible
And he put to death James the brother of John with the sword.

Young's Literal Translation
and he killed James, the brother of John, with the sword,

Smith's Literal Translation
And he killed James the brother of John with the sword.

Literal Emphasis Translation
And he put to death James the brother of John with the sword.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And he killed James, the brother of John, with the sword.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Then he killed James, the brother of John, with the sword.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he murdered Yaqob the brother of Yohannan with the sword.

Lamsa Bible
And he killed James the brother of John with the sword.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
And he slew with the sword James the brother of John.

Godbey New Testament
And he slew James the brother of John with a sword.

Haweis New Testament
And he slew James the brother of John with a sword.

Mace New Testament
he caus'd James the brother of John to be beheaded.

Weymouth New Testament
and James, John's brother, he beheaded.

Worrell New Testament
And he slew James, the brother of John, with the sword;

Worsley New Testament
And he cut off James, the brother of John, with the sword.








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