For Herod had laid hold on John, and bound him, and put him in prison for Herodias' sake, his brother Philip's wife.
 For John said unto him, It is not lawful for thee to have her.
 And when he would have put him to death, he feared the multitude, because they counted him as a prophet.
 But when Herod's birthday was kept, the daughter of Herodias danced before them, and pleased Herod.
 These are they which were not defiled with women; for they are virgins. These are they which follow the Lamb whithersoever he goeth. These were redeemed from among men, being the firstfruits unto God and to the Lamb.
 And in their mouth was found no guile: for they are without fault before the throne of God.