The Death of Herod
Now Herod was angry with the people of Tyre and Sidon, and they came to him with one accord, and g having persuaded Blastus, the king's chamberlain, they asked for peace, because h their country depended on the king's country for food.
On an appointed day Herod put on his royal robes, took his seat upon the throne, and delivered an oration to them.
And the people were shouting, "The voice of a god, and not of a man!"
Immediately i an angel of the Lord struck him down, because j he did not give God the glory, and he was eaten by worms and breathed his last.
But k the word of God increased and multiplied.
l And Barnabas and Saul returned from Jerusalem when they had completed their service, bringing with them m John, whose other name was Mark.
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And if this comes to the governor's ears, we will satisfy him and keep you out of trouble.
1 Kings 5:9
My servants shall bring it down to the sea from Lebanon, and I will make it into rafts to go by sea to the place you direct. And I will have them broken up there, and you shall receive it. And you shall meet my wishes by providing food for my household.
So they gave money to the masons and the carpenters, and food, drink, and oil to the Sidonians and the Tyrians to bring cedar trees from Lebanon to the sea, to Joppa, according to the grant that they had from Cyrus king of Persia.
Judah and the land of Israel traded with you; they exchanged for your merchandise wheat of Minnith, meal, honey, oil, and balm.
2 Samuel 24:16
And when the angel stretched out his hand toward Jerusalem to destroy it, the Lord relented from the calamity and said to the angel who was working destruction among the people, "It is enough; now stay your hand." And the angel of the Lord was by the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite.
2 Kings 19:35
And that night the angel of the Lord went out and struck down 185,000 in the camp of the Assyrians. And when people arose early in the morning, behold, these were all dead bodies.
Now an angel of the Lord said to Philip, "Rise and go toward the south to the road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza." This is a desert place.
Not to us, O Lord, not to us, but to your name give glory, for the sake of your steadfast love and your faithfulness!
And the word of God continued to increase, and the number of the disciples multiplied greatly in Jerusalem, and a great many of the priests became obedient to the faith.
Acts 11:29 - 30
So the disciples determined, everyone according to his ability, to send relief to the brothers living in Judea.
When he realized this, he went to the house of Mary, the mother of John whose other name was Mark, where many were gathered together and were praying.