20 Now Herod had been very angry with the people of oTyre and Sidon; but they came to him with one accord, and having made Blastus 5the king’s personal aide their friend, they asked for peace, because ptheir country was 6supplied with food by the king’s country.
21 So on a set day Herod, arrayed in royal apparel, sat on his throne and gave an oration to them. 22 And the people kept shouting, “The voice of a god and not of a man!” 23 Then immediately an angel of the Lord qstruck him, because rhe did not give glory to God. And he was eaten by worms and 7died.
24 But sthe word of God grew and multiplied.
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