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Acts 12:19-25

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19After Herod had a thorough search made for him and did not find him, he cross-examined the guards and ordered that they be executed. Herod’s Death 19Then Herod went from Judea to Caesarea and stayed there.

19After Herod had a thorough search made for him and did not find him, he cross-examined the guards and ordered that they be executed. Herod’s Death 19Then Herod went from Judea to Caesarea and stayed there.

20He had been quarreling with the people of Tyre and Sidon; they now joined together and sought an audience with him. After securing the support of Blastus, a trusted personal servant of the king, they asked for peace, because they depended on the king’s country for their food supply. 21On the appointed day Herod, wearing his royal robes, sat on his throne and delivered a public address to the people. 22They shouted, “This is the voice of a god, not of a man.”

23Immediately, because Herod did not give praise to God, an angel of the Lord struck him down, and he was eaten by worms and died.

24But the word of God continued to spread and flourish. Barnabas and Saul Sent Off 25When Barnabas and Saul had finished their mission, they returned from Some manuscripts to Jerusalem, taking with them John, also called Mark.