Herod Agrippa II
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Son of Agrippa I and king of the Jews from ca. ad 53–100.
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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
Agrippa. Name of two Roman rulers of Judea from the Herodian family line.See Herod, Herodian Family.
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
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
AGRIPPA Name of two Roman rulers of Judea from the Herodian family line. See Herod, Herodian Family.
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 (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 II, Herod
AGRIPPA II, HEROD. The only son of Agrippa I and Cypros, he was the last of the royal Herodian line. Marcus Julius Agrippa, as he was named, received a royal education at Rome in the palace of the emperor. Being only 17 when his father died in a.d. 44, he was considered too young to rule over the difficult
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. 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 (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 [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 II
HEROD AGRIPPA II The son of Herod Agrippa I. He was about seventeen years old when his father died, and thus the Roman emperor Claudius considered him too young to succeed his father. Over time, however, he managed to accumulate extensive lands, although these did not equal his father’s. Like his father,
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
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