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Aristobulus (son of Herod the Great)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Aristobulus, son of Herod
Aristobulus, Son of Herod (Ἀριστόβουλος, Aristoboulos). A son of Herod the Great and Mariamme I. Along with his brother, Alexander, he was accused several times of plotting against his father, and was finally executed on these charges.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Aristobulus (Person)
ARISTOBULUS (PERSON) [Gk Aristoboulos (Ἀριστοβουλος)]. Several significant people in ancient and sacred history. It is a common Greek name meaning “best counselor.” See also ARISTOBULUS (OT PSEUDEPIGRAPHA).1. Greek historian who accompanied Alexander the Great on his campaigns. At 85 years of age he
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(Herod) Aristobulus and Alexander
(Herod) Aristobulus and AlexanderHerod the Great’s favorite wife, Mariamne (I), bore him two sons and two daughters. For political advantage, Herod executed Mariamne on a trumped-up charge of adultery. He loved her deeply, and immediately after executing her he regretted his action. He was never able