The Gospel According to Matthew Chapter 14:1-36
Matthew 14:1 At that time Herod the tetrarch heard of the reputation of Jesus
Matthew 14:2 and said to his servants, "This man is John the Baptist. He has been raised from the dead; that is why mighty powers are at work in him."
Matthew 14:3 Now Herod had arrested John, bound (him), and put him in prison on account of Herodias, the wife of his brother Philip,
Matthew 14:4 for John had said to him, "It is not lawful for you to have her."
Matthew 14:5 Although he wanted to kill him, he feared the people, for they regarded him as a prophet.
Matthew 14:6 But at a birthday celebration for Herod, the daughter of Herodias performed a dance before the guests and delighted Herod
Matthew 14:7 so much that he swore to give her whatever she might ask for......