Matthew Poole Commentary - Matthew 14:12 - 14:12

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Matthew Poole Commentary - Matthew 14:12 - 14:12


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The disciples of John, in testimony of their respect to their master, and of their owning of his doctrine, and grateful remembrance of him, hearing what Herod had done, came and took up John’s body, and buried it in a tomb, and they soon after went and acquainted our Saviour with what had happened; which was the cause of our Saviour’s withdrawing to a place where he might be less taken notice of, as we shall hear.