21 Finally the opportune time came. On his birthday Herod gave a banquet(A) for his high officials and military commanders and the leading men of Galilee.(B) 22 When the daughter of[a] Herodias came in and danced, she pleased Herod and his dinner guests.

The king said to the girl, “Ask me for anything you want, and I’ll give it to you.” 23 And he promised her with an oath, “Whatever you ask I will give you, up to half my kingdom.”(C)

Read full chapter


  1. Mark 6:22 Some early manuscripts When his daughter

Bible Gateway Recommends