- 1 Where was John the Baptist killed?
- 2 What happened to Herod and Herodias?
- 3 Why did John the Baptist baptize?
- 4 Who is the mother of John the Baptist?
- 5 How long was John the Baptist in the Wilderness?
- 6 What did John the Baptist wear?
- 7 How did Peter die?
- 8 What does Matthew 4 17 say?
- 9 What is the Bible verse Matthew 4 19?
- 10 What is the meaning of Matthew 3 12?
Where was John the Baptist killed?
Ruins of Fortress Machaerus on the hilltop with the Dead Sea in the background. John the Baptist was imprisoned and executed here, according to Josephus. Matthew 4:12 is the twelfth verse of the fourth chapter of the Gospel of Matthew in the New Testament.
What happened to Herod and Herodias?
Herod II. Herod the Great executed his sons, Alexander and Aristobulus IV, in 7 BC, and engaged Herodias to Herod II (born ca. 27 BC; died 33 AD), her half-uncle. The marriage was opposed by Antipater II, Herod the Great’s eldest son, and so Herod demoted Herod II to second in line to the throne.
Why did John the Baptist baptize?
John proclaims baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sin, and says another will come after him who will not baptize with water, but with the Holy Spirit. Jesus comes to John, and is baptized by him in the river Jordan. John’s disciples take the body away and bury it in a tomb.
Who is the mother of John the Baptist?
Elizabeth (also spelled Elisabeth; Hebrew: אֱלִישֶׁבַע / אֱלִישָׁבַע “My God has sworn”, Standard Hebrew: Elišévaʿ / Elišávaʿ, Tiberian Hebrew: ʾĔlîšéḇaʿ / ʾĔlîšāḇaʿ; Greek: Ἐλισάβετ Elisabet / Elisavet) was the mother of John the Baptist and the wife of Zechariah, according to the Gospel of Luke.
How long was John the Baptist in the Wilderness?
Jesus, “whose eyes sees heaven and earth” (7:3), sees John grieving and spirits himself and Mary to the desert on a cloud. They bury Elizabeth and then Jesus and Mary remain with John for seven days, teaching him how to live in the desert.
What did John the Baptist wear?
The World English Bible translates the passage as: Now John himself wore clothing. made of camel’s hair, with a. leather belt around his waist.
How did Peter die?
Peter was crucified upside down because he felt unworthy to die in the same manner as Jesus Christ. Read about crucifixion.
What does Matthew 4 17 say?
‘ For repentance corrects the will; and if ye will not repent through fear of evil, at least ye may for the pleasure of good things; hence He says, the kingdom of heaven is at hand; that is, the blessings of the heavenly kingdom.
What is the Bible verse Matthew 4 19?
In the King James Version of the Bible the text reads: And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.
What is the meaning of Matthew 3 12?
Matthew 3:12 is the twelfth verse of the third chapter of the Gospel of Matthew in the New Testament. The verse occurs in the section relating the preachings of John the Baptist. In this he uses the imagery of harvesting wheat to describe God’s judgement.