Other titles for John include John the Forerunner in Eastern Christianity, John the Immerser in some Baptist traditions, and the prophet John (Yaḥyā) in Islam. You give them something to eat.”, “Have courage! 33 Then those who were in the boat worshiped Jesus and said, “Truly you are the Son of God!”. 8 Herodias told her daughter what to ask for, so she said to Herod, “Give me the head of John the Baptist here on a platter.” 9 Although King Herod was very sad, he had made a promise, and his dinner guests had heard him. How John the Baptist Was Killed. He stayed there to send the people home. 18 Jesus said, “Bring the bread and the fish to me.” 19 Then he told the people to sit down on the grass. Send the people away so they can go to the towns and buy food for themselves.”, 16 But Jesus answered, “They don’t need to go away. It is I. We have no sure knowledge of Salome's fate. 20 All the people ate and were satisfied. But the crowds heard about it and followed him on foot from the towns. Do not be afraid.”, 28 Peter said, “Lord, if it is really you, then command me to come to you on the water.”, And Peter left the boat and walked on the water to Jesus. And Peter left the boat and walked on the water to Jesus. He felt sorry for them and healed those who were sick. 14 At that time Herod, the ruler of Galilee, heard the reports about Jesus. 6 On Herod’s birthday, the daughter of Herodias danced for Herod and his guests, and she pleased him. They said, “It’s a ghost!” and cried out in fear. He is sometimes alternatively called John the Baptizer. 36 They begged Jesus to let them touch just the edge of his coat, and all who touched it were healed. “Your faith is small. 23 After he had sent them away, he went by himself up into the hills to pray. 14 At that time Herod, the ruler of Galilee, heard the reports about Jesus. Why did you doubt?”, 32 After they got into the boat, the wind became calm. 22 Immediately Jesus told his followers to get into the boat and go ahead of him across the lake. Then they went and told Jesus. It was being hit by waves, because the wind was blowing against it. 2 So he said to his servants, “Jesus is John the Baptist, who has risen from the dead. 4 John had been telling Herod, “It is not lawful for you to be married to Herodias.” 5 Herod wanted to kill John, but he was afraid of the people, because they believed John was a prophet. Herod and Herodias stuck together, performing desperate and diabolical deeds until they died. He took the five loaves and the two fish and, looking to heaven, he thanked God for the food. You give them something to eat.”, 17 They said to him, “But we have only five loaves of bread and two fish.”. 2 So he said to his servants, “Jesus is John the Baptist, who has risen from the dead. Do not be afraid.”. 12 John’s followers came and got his body and buried it. 21 There were about five thousand men there who ate, not counting women and children. Copyright © 2005 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. New Century Version (NCV), “They don’t need to go away. 25 Between three and six o’clock in the morning, Jesus came to them, walking on the water. That is why he can work these miracles.”. 3 Sometime before this, Herod had arrested John, tied him up, and put him into prison. Then the followers filled twelve baskets with the leftover pieces of food. 34 When they had crossed the lake, they came to shore at Gennesaret. 26 When his followers saw him walking on the water, they were afraid. John the Baptist (late 1st century BC – AD 28–36) was a Jewish itinerant preacher in the early 1st century AD. 24 By this time, the boat was already far away from land. The Contemporary Parallel New Testament with KJV, NIV, NKJV, NASB, and more. Why did you doubt?”, St. Joseph New Catholic Version New Testament: Pocket Edition, St. Joseph New Catholic Version New Testament And Psalms. John, who had preached Christ's coming and prepared for his messianic ministry was needlessly dead in the prime of his life. 13 When Jesus heard what had happened to John, he left in a boat and went to a lonely place by himself. 15 When it was evening, his followers came to him and said, “No one lives in this place, and it is already late. He shouted, “Lord, save me!”, 31 Immediately Jesus reached out his hand and caught Peter. Jesus said, “Your faith is small. It was late, and Jesus was there alone. 27 But Jesus quickly spoke to them, “Have courage! 30 But when Peter saw the wind and the waves, he became afraid and began to sink. So Herod ordered that what she asked for be done. John the Baptist remains a puzzling, inspiring and controversial figure. That is why he can work these miracles.” 3 Sometime before this, Herod had arrested John, tied him up, and put him into prison. The Holy Bible, New Century Version®. There are many parallels to the lives of John the Baptist and Jesus, as they both preached about repentance and the Kingdom of God and criticized the religious leaders of their day. Jesus divided the bread and gave it to his followers, who gave it to the people. It is I. 11 And they brought it on a platter and gave it to the girl, and she took it to her mother. 10 He sent soldiers to the prison to cut off John’s head. John the Baptist, well-known for baptizing Jesus in the river Jordan, is commonly referred to as the precursor or forerunner of Jesus. 14 When he arrived, he saw a great crowd waiting. Herod did this because of Herodias, who had been the wife of Philip, Herod’s brother. 7 So he promised with an oath to give her anything she wanted. 35 When the people there recognized Jesus, they told people all around there that Jesus had come, and they brought all their sick to him.