King Herod heard of it, for Jesus’ name had become known. Some said, “John the Baptist has been raised from the dead. That is why these miraculous powers are at work in him.” But others said, “He is Elijah.” And others said, “He is a prophet, like one of the prophets of old.” But when Herod heard of it, he said.”John, whom I beheaded, has been raised. “
Before this in their time no deeds like this had happened; so people were wondering whether some hero of former years had returned.
But Herod – like the king of Hor – was deeply guilty; for him Yeshu’s deeds were signs that foreboded ill.
Read on to find the reason for his guilty fear.