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Herodian Dynasty
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Herodian Dynasty
Herodian Dynasty A family of rulers over Israel after the fall of the Hasmoneans. The family reigned over different territories within the borders of biblical Israel from 30 bc to ad 100.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Herodian Dynasty
HERODIAN DYNASTY. The Herodian “dynasty” properly begins with ANTIPATER, the grandfather of Herod the Great, who won acclaim as Alexander Jannaeus’ governor in Idumea around the turn of the 2d century b.c. (Ant 14.10). His son, also named Antipater, was an energetic supporter of Hyrcanus II; he was especially
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
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
Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels
Herodian Dynasty
Herodian dynastyThe Herodian family ruled over the Palestinian area from 40 B.C. until around A.D. 100. In order to understand the political and social setting of Jesus’ ministry, it is important to understand the story of the Herods up through the first four decades of the first century A.D.1. Herod
Dictionary of New Testament Background
Herodian Dynasty
HERODIAN DYNASTYThe Herodian family ruled over the Palestinian area from 40 b.c. until around a.d. 100. In order to understand the political and social setting of Jesus’ ministry, it is important to understand the story of the Herods up through the first four decades of the first century a.d.1. Herod
Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels, Second Edition
Herodian Dynasty
HERODIAN DYNASTYThe Herods formed an important part of the political setting of Jesus’ ministry. Several of them are mentioned in the Gospels, along with a group known as the “Herodians.”1. Sources2. Origins of the Dynasty3. Herod I4. Archelaus5. Philip the Tetrarch6. Antipas, Herodias, Salome
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
The Herod Family
The Herod FamilyThe family of the Herods ruled in Judea for well over a century, from 37 bce to 100 ce. Many bore the name of Herod, but many did not, although they are often called Herod in various writings. In some individuals it is unclear whether Herod was officially a part of the name or was simply