Acts 12:2 KJV (With Strong’s)

de (Greek #1161)
but, and, etc.
KJV usage: also, and, but, moreover, now (often unexpressed in English).
Pronounce: deh
Origin: a primary particle (adversative or continuative)
he killed
anaireo (Greek #337)
to take up, i.e. adopt; by implication, to take away (violently), i.e. abolish, murder
KJV usage: put to death, kill, slay, take away, take up.
Pronounce: an-ahee-reh'-o
Origin: from 303 and (the active of) 138
Iakobos (Greek #2385)
Jacobus, the name of three Israelites
KJV usage: James.
Pronounce: ee-ak'-o-bos
Origin: the same as 2384 Graecized
c the brother
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
adephos (Greek #80)
a brother (literally or figuratively) near or remote (much like 1)
KJV usage: brother.
Pronounce: ad-el-fos'
Origin: from 1 (as a connective particle) and δελφύς (the womb)
of John
Ioannes (Greek #2491)
Joannes (i.e. Jochanan), the name of four Israelites
KJV usage: John.
Pronounce: ee-o-an'-nace
Origin: of Hebrew origin (03110)
with the sword
machaira (Greek #3162)
a knife, i.e. dirk; figuratively, war, judicial punishment
KJV usage: sword.
Pronounce: makh'-ahee-rah
Origin: probably feminine of a presumed derivative of 3163

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J. N. Darby Translation

and slew James, the brother of John, with the sword.

W. Kelly Translation

And he slew James the brother of John with [the] sword.