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Bernice
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Bernice, Daughter of Agrippa
Bernice, Daughter of Agrippa The daughter of Agrippa I, great-granddaughter of Herod the Great, and sister of Agrippa II, Drusilla, and Mariamne.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Bernice (Person)
BERNICE (PERSON) [Gk bernikē (βερνικη); berenikē (βερενικη)]. Var. BERENICE. The daughter of Agrippa I and Cypros born in a.d. 28. Bernice was present when the apostle Paul presented his defense to her brother Agrippa II (Acts 25:13, 23; 26:30). Like the other Herods, Bernice had inherited Roman citizenship,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Bernice
Bernice. Eldest daughter of Herod Agrippa I. Bernice was present during the apostle Paul’s speech before her brother, King Agrippa II (Acts 25:13, 23; 26:30). Bernice (also spelled Berenice) was born c. ad 28. At 13 she married Marcus, son of the Jewish official Alexander. After her husband’s death her
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Bernice
Bernice bər-nēsʹ [Gk. Bernikē—‘victorious’] (Acts 25:13, 23; 26:30). The eldest daughter of Herod Agrippa I and sister of Herod Agrippa II. She was born ca a.d. 28. Her life’s story is told by Josephus (cf. also Juvenal Satires vi.156).Her first marriage was to Marcus the son of Alexander Lysimachus
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Bernice
BERNICE Eldest daughter of Herod Agrippa I. Bernice was present during the apostle Paul’s speech before her brother King Agrippa II (Acts 25:13, 23; 26:30). Bernice (also spelled Berenice) was born around ad 28. At 13 she married Marcus, son of the Jewish official Alexander. After her husband’s death,
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Bernice
BERNICE. The name occurs three times in the NT designating the oldest daughter of Herod Agrippa I (Jos. Ant. xviii. 5.4). She was born in a.d. 28 and was early married to Marcus, the son of Alexander (Jos. Ant. xix.5.1). After his death, Bernice was given by Agrippa to his brother Herod, king of Chalcis.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Bernice
BERNICE. The eldest daughter of Herod Agrippa I, and sister of Drusilla, born in ad 28. Having been engaged, if not married, previously, she married at the age of 13 her uncle Herod of Chalcis. Upon his death in ad 48, she went to live with her brother Herod Agrippa II (an incestuous relationship with
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Bernice
Bernice (Gk. Bernɩ́kē) (also BERENICE)Julia Bernice (born 28 c.e.), the oldest of Agrippa I’s daughters and thus a great-granddaughter of Herod the Great (Josephus Ant. 18.132; 19.354). Bernice first married Marcus Julius Alexander who died in 41. She was then married to her uncle Herod, king of Chalcis
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Bernice
Bernice [bər nēsˊ] (Gk. Bernikē “victorious”). The oldest daughter of King Herod Agrippa I (A.D. 37–44) and sister of Drusilla. After her first husband, Marcus, died, she married his brother and her uncle, Herod of Chalcis. When he too died (48), she remained with her brother Herod Agrippa II, who
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Bernice
BERNICE The daughter of King Herod Agrippa I and the sister of Herod Agrippa II. She was present in a.d. 60 when her brother listened to Paul’s defense of his evangelization (Acts 25:13–26:32) at the invitation of the procurator Festus. Bernice led a notoriously immoral life. She married Marcus Julius
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Bernice
Berni´ce, or Bereni´ce (bringing victory), the eldest daughter of Herod Agrippa I. Acts 12:1, etc. She was first married to her uncle Herod, king of Chaleis, and after his death (a.d. 48) she lived under circumstances of great suspicion with her own brother, Agrippa II, in connection with whom she is
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Bernice
BERNI´CE (ber-nîʹse). The eldest daughter of Herod Agrippa I by his wife Cypros. See Herod: Princesses of the House of.
See also
Relatives
Herod Father
Agrippa Brother
Felix Brother-In-Law
Drusilla Sister
Philip Uncle
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