Mark 6:20
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
3588 [e]
ho
- Art-NMS
1063 [e]γὰρ
gar
forConj
2264 [e]Ἡρῴδης
Hērōdēs
HerodN-NMS
5399 [e]ἐφοβεῖτο
ephobeito
was afraid ofV-IIM/P-3S
3588 [e]τὸν
ton
- Art-AMS
2491 [e]Ἰωάννην,
Iōannēn
John,N-AMS
1492 [e]εἰδὼς
eidōs
knowingV-RPA-NMS
846 [e]αὐτὸν
auton
himPPro-AM3S
435 [e]ἄνδρα
andra
[to be] a manN-AMS
1342 [e]δίκαιον
dikaion
righteousAdj-AMS
2532 [e]καὶ
kai
andConj
40 [e]ἅγιον,
hagion
holy;Adj-AMS
2532 [e]καὶ
kai
andConj
4933 [e]συνετήρει
synetērei
he kept safeV-IIA-3S
846 [e]αὐτόν,
auton
him.PPro-AM3S
2532 [e]καὶ
kai
AndConj
191 [e]ἀκούσας
akousas
having heardV-APA-NMS
846 [e]αὐτοῦ
autou
him,PPro-GM3S
4183 [e]πολλὰ
polla
greatlyAdj-ANP
639 [e]ἠπόρει,
ēporei
he was perplexedV-IIA-3S
2532 [e]καὶ
kai
andConj
2234 [e]ἡδέως
hēdeōs
gladlyAdv
846 [e]αὐτοῦ
autou
himPPro-GM3S
191 [e]ἤκουεν.
ēkouen
heard.V-IIA-3S









Greek Texts
ΚΑΤΑ ΜΑΡΚΟΝ 6:20 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
ὁ γὰρ Ἡρῴδης ἐφοβεῖτο τὸν Ἰωάνην, εἰδὼς αὐτὸν ἄνδρα δίκαιον καὶ ἅγιον, καὶ συνετήρει αὐτόν, καὶ ἀκούσας αὐτοῦ πολλὰ ἠπόρει, καὶ ἡδέως αὐτοῦ ἤκουεν.

ΚΑΤΑ ΜΑΡΚΟΝ 6:20 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
ὁ γὰρ Ἡρῴδης ἐφοβεῖτο τὸν Ἰωάνην, εἰδὼς αὐτὸν ἄνδρα δίκαιον καὶ ἅγιον, καὶ συνετήρει αὐτόν, καὶ ἀκούσας αὐτοῦ πολλὰ ἠπόρει, καὶ ἡδέως αὐτοῦ ἤκουεν.

ΚΑΤΑ ΜΑΡΚΟΝ 6:20 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
ὁ γὰρ Ἡρῴδης ἐφοβεῖτο τὸν Ἰωάνην / Ἰωάννην, εἰδὼς αὐτὸν ἄνδρα δίκαιον καὶ ἅγιον, καὶ συνετήρει αὐτόν, καὶ ἀκούσας αὐτοῦ πολλὰ ἠπόρει, καὶ ἡδέως αὐτοῦ ἤκουεν.

ΚΑΤΑ ΜΑΡΚΟΝ 6:20 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
ὁ γὰρ Ἡρῴδης ἐφοβεῖτο τὸν Ἰωάννην, εἰδὼς αὐτὸν ἄνδρα δίκαιον καὶ ἅγιον, καὶ συνετήρει αὐτόν· καὶ ἀκούσας αὐτοῦ, πολλὰ ἐποίει, καὶ ἡδέως αὐτοῦ ἤκουεν.

ΚΑΤΑ ΜΑΡΚΟΝ 6:20 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
ὁ γὰρ Ἡρῴδης ἐφοβεῖτο τὸν Ἰωάννην, εἰδὼς αὐτὸν ἄνδρα δίκαιον καὶ ἅγιον, καὶ συνετήρει αὐτόν καὶ ἀκούσας αὐτοῦ πολλὰ ἐποίει καὶ ἡδέως αὐτοῦ ἤκουε.

ΚΑΤΑ ΜΑΡΚΟΝ 6:20 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
ὁ γὰρ Ἡρώδης ἐφοβεῖτο τὸν Ἰωάννην, εἰδὼς αὐτὸν ἄνδρα δίκαιον καὶ ἅγιον, καὶ συνετήρει αὐτόν, καὶ ἀκούσας αὐτοῦ πολλὰ ἠπόρει, καὶ ἡδέως αὐτοῦ ἤκουεν.

ΚΑΤΑ ΜΑΡΚΟΝ 6:20 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
ὁ γὰρ Ἡρώδης ἐφοβεῖτο τὸν Ἰωάννην, εἰδὼς αὐτὸν ἄνδρα δίκαιον καὶ ἅγιον, καὶ συνετήρει αὐτόν· καὶ ἀκούσας αὐτοῦ, πολλὰ ἐποίει, καὶ ἡδέως αὐτοῦ ἤκουε.

ΚΑΤΑ ΜΑΡΚΟΝ 6:20 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
ὁ γὰρ Ἡρῴδης ἐφοβεῖτο τὸν Ἰωάννην εἰδὼς αὐτὸν ἄνδρα δίκαιον καὶ ἅγιον καὶ συνετήρει αὐτόν καὶ ἀκούσας αὐτοῦ πολλὰ ἐποίει, καὶ ἡδέως αὐτοῦ ἤκουεν

Mark 6:20 Hebrew Bible
כי הורדוס ירא את יוחנן בדעתו כי הוא איש צדיק וקדוש ויגן בעדו והרבה עשה בשמעו אליו ויאהב לשמע אתו׃

Mark 6:20 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܗܪܘܕܤ ܓܝܪ ܕܚܠ ܗܘܐ ܡܢ ܝܘܚܢܢ ܥܠ ܕܝܕܥ ܗܘܐ ܕܓܒܪܐ ܗܘ ܙܕܝܩܐ ܘܩܕܝܫܐ ܘܡܢܛܪ ܗܘܐ ܠܗ ܘܤܓܝܐܬܐ ܫܡܥ ܗܘܐ ܠܗ ܘܥܒܕ ܘܒܤܝܡܐܝܬ ܫܡܥ ܗܘܐ ܠܗ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
for Herod was afraid of John, knowing that he was a righteous and holy man, and he kept him safe. And when he heard him, he was very perplexed; but he used to enjoy listening to him.

King James Bible
For Herod feared John, knowing that he was a just man and an holy, and observed him; and when he heard him, he did many things, and heard him gladly.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
because Herod was in awe of John and was protecting him, knowing he was a righteous and holy man. When Herod heard him he would be very disturbed, yet would hear him gladly.
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feared.

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observed him. or, kept him, or saved him. and heard.

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