Philip the Tetrarch
Herod Philip II
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
Son of Herod the Great and Cleopatra of Jerusalem; half-brother of Herod Antipas and Herod Archelaus. Philip was tetrarch over a portion of his father’s former kingdom. He is sometimes confused with one of his half-brothers, Herod II (son of Herod the Great and Mariamme II).(For further information on the confusion between Philip the Tetrarch and Herod II, see this article: Herod Philip.)
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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
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Herod Philip II
Herod Philip II.—the son of Herod the Great and Cleopatra of Jerusalem. He was “tetrarch” of Batanea, Iturea, Trachonitis, and Auranitis. He rebuilt the city of Caesarea Philippi, calling it by his own name to distinguish it from the Caesarea on the sea-coast which was the seat of the Roman government.
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Herod [Hair-uhd](Greek origin: Hero shaped)SNAPSHOT: HEROD ANTIPASCHARACTER AND ACHIEVEMENTS■ Self-centered■ Self-indulging■ Evil (Luke 3:19)■ In c. AD 20, he founded a new capital for himself, which he called Tiberias, to honor the Roman emperor, Tiberius■ Antipas was first married to Phasaelis,
The Westminster Bible Dictionary
Herʹod [hero-like], the name of several persons of the royal family of Judæa in the times of our Lord and his apostles.1. Herod the Great was the second son of Antipater, an Idumæan, who was appointed procurator of Judæa by Julius Cæsar, b.c. 47. Ten years afterward, when Herod was twenty-five years
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
3. Philip.—Philip was son of Herod the Great and Cleopatra of Jerusalem. When Archelaus went to Rome to secure the ratification of his father’s will, he left Philip in Jerusalem in charge of his affairs. Later, when Varus gave the Jews of Jerusalem permission to send an embassy to Rome to oppose Archelaus,
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
(Herod) PhilipPhilip was the son of Herod the Great and Cleopatra of Jerusalem (not to be confused with Queen Cleopatra of Egypt).Upon the death of Herod the Great in 4 bce, Philip and his two brothers (Herod) Archelaus and (Herod) Antipas were appointed as tetrarchs, effectively dividing Herod’s kingdom