The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Antipas (Ἀντιπᾶς, Antipas). A martyr mentioned in the letter to the church in Pergamum in Revelation (Rev 2:13). This “faithful witness” was one of the church’s early martyrs (before ad 100).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Antipas (Person)
ANTIPAS (PERSON) [Gk Antipas (Ἀντιπας)]. An abbreviated form of the name Antipatros (Antipater).1. A martyr of the Church in Pergamum, described as Christ’s faithful witness (Rev 2:13); the same description is given to Christ himself (Rev 1:5). Legend among later hagiographers (e.g., Simon Metaphrastes
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Antipas. 1. Early martyr in the church at Pergamum (Rv 2:13). Tradition records that he was roasted alive at the whim of a local governor.2. Son of Herod the Great.See Herod, Herodian Family.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Antipas (martyr)
1. A martyr of the church of Pergamum, described as “my witness, my faithful one” (Rev. 2:13).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
ANTIPAS1. Early martyr in the church at Pergamum (Rv 2:13).2. Son of Herod the Great. See Herod, Herodian Family.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Antipas (an´tee-puhs).1 A Christian martyr from Pergamum (Rev. 2:13).2 Antipater. See Antipater.3 Herod Antipas. See Herod.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
ANTIPAS. A contraction of Antipater.1. While this was the name of the father of Herod the Great (Jos. Ant. xiv. 1.3–4), it was best known as the name of one of the several sons of Herod the Great. He was the son of the Herod and Malthace, and the brother of Archelaus (Mt 2:22) and Philip, known as Herod
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
ANTIPAS. An abbreviation of Antipater.1. *Herod Antipas, who ordered the execution of John the Baptist.2. A martyr of the church of Pergamum (Rev. 2:13), who tradition states was roasted in a brazen bowl during Domitian’s reign.Bibliography. H. Hoehner, Herod Antipas, 1972.J. D. Douglas.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Antipas (Gk. Antipás)1. Herod Antipas, son of Herod the Great and Malthace. He was the tetrarch of Galilee who had John the Baptist imprisoned and beheaded (Matt. 14:1–11 = Mark 6:14–28) and who mocked Jesus at his trial (Luke 23:7–11).See Herod (Family) 11.2. A Christian at Pergamum who was martyred
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Antipas [ănˊtə pəs] (Gk. Antipas, abbreviation of Antipatros “instead of his father”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
An´tipas (like the father), martyr at Pergamos, Rev. 2:13, and according to tradition the bishop of that place. (a.d. before 100.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
AN´TIPAS (anʹti-pas).1. Herod Antipas was the son of Herod the Great by Malthace, a Samaritan. Of his father’s dominions he inherited Galilee and Perea. He was the Herod who executed John the Baptist. See Herod.2. A “faithful” martyr mentioned in Rev. 2:13, a.d. before 100. He is said to have been