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Herod Agrippa I
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Agrippa (Person)
AGRIPPA (PERSON) [Gk Agrippas (Ἀγριππας)]. The name held by two Herodian rulers in 1st century Palestine. Josephus’ writings constitute our primary source of information for both, although both are also mentioned in the NT book of Acts: Agrippa I as the “Herod” who persecuted the early church in Jerusalem
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Herod, Herodian Family
Herod, Herodian Family. Political rulers during the lifetime of Christ. Christ was born when Herod the Great was ruling. Herod’s son, Herod Antipas, was the ruler of Galilee and Perea, the territories in which Jesus and John the Baptist carried out most of their ministries. It was this ruler who beheaded
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Herod
Herod hârʹəd [Gk. Hērōdēs]. The name of several members of a dynasty that was appointed to govern Jewish Palestine under Roman rule. I. Herodian Dynasty II. Herod the Great (47–4 b.c.)A. Governor of Galilee (47–37 b.c.)B. King of the Jews (37–4 b.c.)1. Consolidation (37–25 b.c.)2. Prosperity
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Herod, Herodian Family
HEROD, HERODIAN FAMILY* Political rulers during the lifetime of Christ. Christ was born when Herod the Great was ruling. Herod’s son Herod Antipas was the ruler of Galilee and Perea, the territories in which Jesus and John the Baptist carried out most of their ministries. It was this ruler who beheaded
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Herod
Herod (hair´uhd), name of a family of Idumean origin with strong connections to the Roman government. Members of the family, under a variety of titles, governed Judea, Galilee, and adjacent areas from ca. 55 bce until near the close of the first century ce. The name “Herod” is Greek and originated with
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Agrippa I, Herod
AGRIPPA I, HEROD. He is called Herod the King in Acts 12:1. He was a son of Aristobulus and Bernice, and grandson of Herod the Great and Mariamne. The royal Asmonean line, though nearly extinguished by the murderous jealousy of Herod the Great, was preserved in Agrippa. In him the kingdom of Herod came
Herod
HERODHerod the GreatThe most famous of those who bore the name Herod in biblical times was Herod the Great, the progenitor of a large clan. Although his name occurs in the sacred text only in connection with the historical setting for the birth of John the Baptist (Lk 1:5) and in the account of the
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Herod
HEROD. 1. Herod the Great, king of the Jews 40–4 bc, born c. 73 bc. His father Antipater, a Jew of Idumaean descent, attained a position of great influence in Judaea after the Roman conquest and was appointed procurator of Judaea by Julius Caesar in 47 bc. He in turn appointed his son Herod military
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Herod (Family)
Herod (Gk. Hēr̂dēs) (FAMILY)A family of distinguished Idumean nobility that was converted to Judaism during the Hasmonean period and rose to prominence during the reign of Alexandra Salome. They intermarried with Nabateans, Jews, and other nearby ruling families, dominating the political fortunes
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Herod
Herod [hĕrˊəd] (Gk. Hērōdēs). The Idumean family which governed Palestine for the Roman Empire 37 B.C.—A.D. 70. The dynasty was founded in the early first century B.C. by Antipater I, who was appointed governor (Gk. stratēgós “general”) of Idumea by Alexander Janneus. Antipater (or Antipas)
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Herod Agrippa I
HEROD AGRIPPA I The son of Aristobulus and Bernice and grandson of King Herod the Great. He was called Agrippa in honor of Marcus Agrippa, a key Roman official and patron of his grandfather. Herod Agrippa was born around 10 b.c. and spent most of his youth in Rome, where he ingratiated himself with Gaius
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Herod family
Herod family. Herod the Great was appointed King of the Jews by the Romans in 40 bc, and ruled from 37 to 4 bc. He was of an Idumaean (Edomite) family, and married a number of wives, including Mariamme, a granddaughter of Hyrcanus, the last legal *Hasmonaean ruler. By ruthlessness and genuine ability
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Philip Brother
Herodias Sister-In-Law
Agrippa Son
Felix Son-In-Law
Bernice Daughter
Drusilla Daughter
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