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Herod Antipas
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Herod Antipas
Herod Antipas (Ἡρῴδης Ἀντίπας, Hērōdēs Antipas). Son of Herod the Great and Malthace. Tetrarch (ruler) of Galilee and Peraea from 4 bcad 39.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Herod Antipas (Person)
HEROD ANTIPAS (PERSON) [Gk Antipas (Ἀντιπας)]. The son of Herod the Great who, in 4 b.c., inherited from his father the territory of Galilee and Perea, which he governed as Tetrarch until a.d. 39. Antipas is named simply “Herod”—not “Antipas” or “Herod Antipas”—in Josephus, in the NT, and on his own
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
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.
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
Antipas
ANTIPAS1. Early martyr in the church at Pergamum (Rv 2:13).2. Son of Herod the Great. 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)
Antipas
Antipas (an´tee-puhs).1 A Christian martyr from Pergamum (Rev. 2:13).2 Antipater. See Antipater.3 Herod Antipas. See Herod.
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
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
Antipas
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.
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
Antipas
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
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
Antipas
Antipas [ănˊtə pəs] (Gk. Antipas, abbreviation of Antipatros “instead of his father”).
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 Antipas
HEROD ANTIPAS A son of Herod the Great and Malthace, and the tetrarch of Galilee and Perea from 4 b.c. to a.d. 39. Antipas was one of the fortunate children of Herod the Great, as he managed to survive his childhood. Upon his father’s passing, he harbored ambitions toward Judea, but he was named by Emperor
Antipas
ANTIPAS1. Herod Antipas; see Herod Antipas.2. A Christian of the community in Pergamum. He was martyred for the faith (Rev 2:13).
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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