Mark 6:14 Commentary - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments
§ 61. HEROD HEARS OF JESUS AND DESIRES TO SEE HIM, Mar 6:14-16 .
(See notes on Mat 14:1-2.)
14. King Herod Mark calls Herod king here in compliance with popular custom; yet his true title of tetrarch is more accurately given by Matthew and Luke.
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Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments
Daniel D. Whedon (1808-1885) was a prominent university professor, theologian, and author. He served as Professor of Ancient Languages at Wesleyan University in Connecticut; as Professor of Rhetoric at the University of Michigan; and as editor of the Methodist Quarterly Review from 1856 to1884. He authored numerous books including Commentary on the New Testament (New York: Carlton & Porter, 1860); Commentary on the Old Testament (New York: Nelson & Phillips, 1873); What is Arminianism? (Toronto: W. Briggs, 1879); and Essays, Reviews, and Discourses (New York: Phillips & Hunt, 1887).