Matthew 14:1-13 (KJV)
 At that time Herod the tetrarch heard
of the fame of Jesus,
 And said unto his servants, This is
John the Baptist; he is risen from the dead;
and therefore mighty works do shew forth
themselves in him.
 For Herod had laid hold on John, and bound
him, and put him in prison for Herodias'
sake, his brother Philip's wife.
 For John said unto him, It is not
lawful for thee to have her.
 And when he would have put him to death,
he feared the multitude, because they
counted him as a prophet.
 But when Herod's birthday was kept,
the daughter of Herodias danced before
them, and pleased Herod.
 Whereupon he promised with an oath to
give her whatsoever she would ask.
 And she, being before instructed of her
mother, said, Give me here
John Baptist's head in a charger.
 And the king was sorry: nevertheless
for the oath's sake, and them which sat
with him at meat, he commanded it
to be given her.
 And he sent, and beheaded John in the prison.
 And his head was brought in a charger,
and given to the damsel: and she brought
it to her mother.
 And his disciples came, and took up
the body, and buried it, and went and told Jesus.
 When Jesus heard of it, he departed
thence by ship into a desert place apart:
and when the people had heard thereof,
they followed him on foot out of the cities.
May God's glorious graces abound to you!
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