|Ἐν ἐκείνῳ τῷ καιρῷ ἠκουσεν Ἡρῴδης ὁ τετραάρχης τὴν ἀκοὴν Ἰησοῦ,
||At that time Herod the tetrarch heard about the fame of Jesus;||The Death of John the Baptist Mt.14.1-12 | Mk.6.14-29 | Lk.9.7-9
|καὶ εἶπεν τοῖς παισὶν αὐτοῦ, Οὗτός ἐστιν Ἰωάννης ὁ βαπτιστής· αὐτὸς ἠγέρθη ἀπὸ τῶν νεκρῶν, καὶ διὰ τοῦτο αἱ δυνάμεις ἐνεργοῦσιν ἐν αὐτῷ.
||and he said to his servants, "This is John the Baptist, he has been raised from the dead; that is why these powers are at work in him."||
|Ὁ γὰρ Ἡρῴδης κρατήσας τὸν Ἰωάννην ἐδησεν [αὐτὸν] καὶ ἐν φυλακῇ ἀπέθετο διὰ Ἡρῳδιάδα τὴν γυναῖκα Φιλίππου τοῦ ἀδελφοῦ αὐτοῦ·
||For Herod had seized John and bound him and put him in prison, for the sake of Hero'di-as, his brother Philip's wife;||
|ἐλεγεν γὰρ ὁ Ἰωάννης αὐτῷ, Οὐκ ἐξεστίν σοι ἐχειν αὐτήν.
||because John said to him, "It is not lawful for you to have her."||
|καὶ θέλων αὐτὸν ἀποκτεῖναι ἐφοβήθη τὸν ὀχλον, ὅτι ὡς προφήτην αὐτὸν εἶχον.
||And though he wanted to put him to death, he feared the people, because they held him to be a prophet.||
|γενεσίοις δὲ γενομένοις τοῦ Ἡρῴδου ὠρχήσατο ἡ θυγάτηρ τῆς Ἡρῳδιάδος ἐν τῷ μέσῳ καὶ ἠρεσεν τῷ Ἡρῴδῃ,
||But when Herod's birthday came, the daughter of Hero'di-as danced before the company, and pleased Herod,||
|ὁθεν μεθ' ὁρκου ὡμολόγησεν αὐτῇ δοῦναι ὃ ἐὰν αἰτήσηται.
||so that he promised with an oath to give her whatever she might ask.||
|ἡ δὲ προβιβασθεῖσα ὑπὸ τῆς μητρὸς αὐτῆς, Δός μοι, φησίν, ὧδε ἐπὶ πίνακι τὴν κεφαλὴν Ἰωάννου τοῦ βαπτιστοῦ.
||Prompted by her mother, she said, "Give me the head of John the Baptist here on a platter."||
|καὶ λυπηθεὶς ὁ βασιλεὺς διὰ τοὺς ὁρκους καὶ τοὺς συνανακειμένους ἐκέλευσεν δοθῆναι,
||And the king was sorry; but because of his oaths and his guests he commanded it to be given;||
|καὶ πέμψας ἀπεκεφάλισεν τὸν Ἰωάννην ἐν τῇ φυλακῇ·
||he sent and had John beheaded in the prison,||
|καὶ ἠνέχθη ἡ κεφαλὴ αὐτοῦ ἐπὶ πίνακι καὶ ἐδόθη τῷ κορασίῳ, καὶ ἠνεγκεν τῇ μητρὶ αὐτῆς.
||and his head was brought on a platter and given to the girl, and she brought it to her mother.||
|καὶ προσελθόντες οἱ μαθηταὶ αὐτοῦ ἦραν τὸ πτῶμα καὶ ἐθαψαν αὐτό[ν], καὶ ἐλθόντες ἀπήγγειλαν τῷ Ἰησοῦ.
||And his disciples came and took the body and buried it; and they went and told Jesus.||