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Mark 6:26

    Mark 6:26 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the king was exceeding sorry; yet for his oath's sake, and for their sakes which sat with him, he would not reject her.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the king was exceeding sorry; yet for his oath's sake, and for their sakes which sat with him, he would not reject her.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the king was exceeding sorry; but for the sake of his oaths, and of them that sat at meat, he would not reject her.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the king was very sad; but because of his oaths, and those who were with him at table, he would not say 'No' to her.

    Webster's Revision

    And the king was exceeding sorry; but for the sake of his oaths, and of them that sat at meat, he would not reject her.

    World English Bible

    The king was exceedingly sorry, but for the sake of his oaths, and of his dinner guests, he didn't wish to refuse her.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the king was exceeding sorry; but for the sake of his oaths, and of them that sat at meat, he would not reject her.

    Clarke's Commentary on Mark 6:26

    For their sakes which sat with him - Probably these persons joined in with the request, and were glad of this opportunity to get this light of Israel extinguished; he being a public reprover of all their vices.