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Herodias
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Herodias
Herodias (Ἡρῳδιάς, Hērōdias). The wife of Herod Antipas, the tetrarch of Galilee in the first century ad, during the ministry of John the Baptist and Jesus. According to the Gospels of Matthew and Mark, she is responsible for persuading her husband to behead John the Baptist.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Herodias (Person)
HERODIAS (PERSON) [Gk Herodias (Ἑροδιας)]. The daughter of Aristobulus (son of Herod the Great) and Bernice (daughter of Herod the Great’s sister, Salome). She was probably born between 9 and 7 b.c., shortly before Aristobulus died in 7 b.c. According to Josephus (Ant 17 §14) she was betrothed about
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Herodias
Herodias. Daughter of Aristobulus, the son of Herod the Great, and Bernice. Born between 9 and 7 bc, her older brother was Herod Agrippa I. In 6 bc, while still in her infancy, she was betrothed by her grandfather, Herod the Great, to his son by Mariamne II named Herod Philip. Herodias was the mother
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Herodias
Herodias her-ō-dīʹəs [Gk. Hērōdias]. The wife of Herod Antipas, who contrived the beheading of John the Baptist (Mt. 14:3–12; Mk. 6:17–29; Lk. 3:19f.). She was born ca 8 b.c., the daughter of Aristobulus and Bernice. See chart in Herod.According to Josephus (Ant. xviii.5.1 [109]), Herodias’s first
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Herodias
HERODIAS Daughter of Aristobulus, the son of Herod the Great, and Berenice. Born between 9 and 7 bc, her older brother was Herod Agrippa I. In 6 bc, while still in her infancy, she was betrothed by her grandfather, Herod the Great, to his son by Mariamne II named Herod Philip. Herodias was the mother
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Herodias
Herodias (hi-roh´dee-uhs), the daughter of Aristobulus and Bernice and thus a granddaughter of Herod the Great and sister of Herod Agrippa I. She was married twice: first, to her paternal half uncle Herod (called Philip in Matt. 14:3; Mark 6:17), to whom she bore a daughter, Salome; then once again to
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Herodias
HERODIAS. Daughter of Aristobulus and Bernice. Married first to Herod Philip, a private citizen, who was the son of Herod the Great and Mariamne II (not to be confused with Philip the tetrarch of Iturea in Lk 3:1, who was the son of Herod the Great and Cleopatra of Jerusalem), she left him to marry his
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Herodias
HERODIAS (Mk. 6:17; Lk. 3:19), daughter to Aristobulus (son of Herod the Great by Mariamne). She married, first, her uncle Herod Philip (son of Herod the Great by a second Mariamne, and not to be confused with *Philip the tetrarch), and secondly, her uncle Herod Antipas (*Herod, *3). By her first husband
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Herodias
Herodias (Gk. Hērōdiás)The daughter of Aristobulus and Berenice. Herodias married her uncle, possibly Philip II, and bore him a daughter named Salome (Josephus Ant. 18.5.4 [136]). When Herod Antipas, her husband’s half-brother, visited them in 29 c.e., he persuaded Herodias to divorce her husband
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Herodias
Herodias [hĭ rōˊdĭ əs] (Gk. Hērōdias). The daughter of Aristobulus and Bernice, and half-sister of Herod Agrippa I. She first married Herod Philip (Herod II), the son of Herod the Great and Mariamne, daughter of the high priest Simon. She abandoned her husband to marry his half-brother Herod Antipas,
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Herodias
HERODIAS The daughter of Aristobulus (son of Herod the Great and Mariamne) and Bernice (daughter of Herod the Great’s sister, Salome). Herodias figured prominently in the death of John the Baptist (Mark 6:17–29; Matt 14:3–12; Luke 3:19–20). She was born between 9 and 7 b.c. and was later married to Herod
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Herodias
Hero´dias, daughter of Aristobulus, one of the sons of Mariamne and Herod the Great, and consequently sister of Agrippa I. She first married Herod Philip I; then she eloped from him to marry Herod Antipas, her step-uncle. The head of John the Baptist was granted at the request of Herodias. Matt. 14:8–11;
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Relatives
Herod Brother-In-Law
Philip Husband
Herod Relative