Now Herod the tetrarch heard of all that was done by him: and he was perplexed, because that it was said of some…
Not in the sky, not in the midst of the sea, not if we enter into the clefts of the mountain, is there known a spot in the whole world where a man might be freed from an evil deed. Each action brings with it its inevitable consequences, which even God cannot change. "In a region of black cold," says an Eastern sage, "wandered a soul which had departed from the earth, and there stood before him a hideous woman, profligate and deformed. 'Who art thou?' he cried. To him she answered, 'I am thine own actions.'"
Parallel VersesKJV: Now Herod the tetrarch heard of all that was done by him: and he was perplexed, because that it was said of some, that John was risen from the dead;