King Herod heard about Jesus, because his name was already well known and people say: "John the Baptist is risen from the dead, and that is why these powers work in him." Another said: "he was Elijah!" Another one said: "He was a prophet just like the prophets of the past." But when Herod heard this, he said: "No, he was John, whom I beheaded, and who rose again."
For Herod himself had sent men arrested yohanes and membelenggunya in prison for events of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife, because Herod had taken as wives. because John had provoked Herod: "not lawful for thee to thy brother's wife Herodias had a grudge because the yohanes and intends to kill him, but can not, for Herod feared John because he knew that John was a righteous and holy, so he was protecting him. but if he listened yohanes, his heart always vacillated, Naum he was pleased also to hear him.
finally arrived also a good opportunity for Herodias, when Herod on his birthday a banquet for the magnifying-magnifying, officer-officers and prominent people in the Galilee. on when the daughter of Herodias came in, and pleased Herod and his guests. the king said to her: "ask of me whatever kauingini, then I'll give it to you!", and swore to him: "What you ask would I give you, even if half of my kingdom!" the boy went and asked his mother: "What shall I ask?" he replied: "the head of John the Baptist!" then he quickly went to the king and asks: "I want to, so now you give me the head of John the Baptist on a tray!" then very sedihlah heart king, but because of his oaths and his guests he would not reject. king immediately sent a guard with orders to take the head yohanes. men went and beheaded John in prison. he took it head on a tray and gave it to her and she gave also to her mother.
yohanes when the disciples heard it, they came and took the corpse, and laid in a tomb.