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Herodias’ Daughter
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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.
John the Baptist
John the Baptist Son of Zechariah and Elizabeth. Relative of Jesus Christ. Baptized people for repentance of their sins. Beheaded by Herod Antipas at the request of his stepdaughter/niece.
John the Baptist, Critical Issues
John the Baptist, Critical Issues An overview of John’s depiction by the Gospel writers and the cultural context for him and his message.
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
John the Baptist
JOHN THE BAPTIST. A 1st-century Jewish oracular prophet significant in the NT as a precursor of Jesus. John the Baptist was an ascetic, and conducted a ministry in the Judean wilderness that involved preaching and baptism. His popularity and the revolutionary possibilities of his message of social justice
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
John the Baptist
John the Baptist. Forerunner of the Messiah who prepared the people for Jesus’ coming, proclaimed the need for forgiveness of sins, and offered a baptism symbolizing repentance. His ministry included the baptism of Jesus in the Jordan River, where he testified to Jesus being the Expected One from God.
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
John the Baptist
JOHN THE BAPTIST Forerunner of the Messiah who prepared the people for Jesus’ coming, proclaimed the need for forgiveness of sins, and offered a baptism symbolizing repentance. His ministry included the baptism of Jesus in the Jordan River, where he testified to Jesus being the Expected One from God.
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
John
John (jahn).1 The father of Mattathias and grandfather of Judas Maccabeus (1 Macc. 2:1).2 The oldest son of Mattathias and brother of Judas Maccabeus (1 Macc. 2:2; 9:35–42).3 John the Baptist (Matt. 3:1). See John the Baptist.4 John the son of Zebedee, also called John the apostle (Mark 10:35). See
John the Baptist
John the Baptist, or John the Baptizer, an important figure in each of the four nt Gospels. He is identified with the beginning of Jesus’s ministry and understood to be the forerunner of Jesus the Messiah. Reference to John is the first point of convergence among the canonical Gospels, all of which give
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
John the Baptist
JOHN THE BAPTIST. Born (c. 7 b.c.) of elderly parents, Zacharias and Elisabeth, both of whom were of a priestly family, John grew up in the wilderness of Judea (Lk 1:80), and there (c. a.d. 27) he was called to his prophetic ministry (Lk 3:2). Under what influence he lived during his formative years
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
John the Baptist
JOHN THE BAPTIST. Born (c. 7 bc) to an elderly couple, Zechariah a priest and his wife Elizabeth, he grew to manhood in the wilderness of Judaea (Lk. 1:80), where he received his prophetic call, c. ad 27 (Lk. 3:2). The view that his wilderness period was spent in association with the Qumran community
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
John
John (Gk. Iōánnēs)1. The father of Matthias and grandfather of Judas Maccabeus; son of the priest Simeon (1 Macc. 2:1).2. The oldest son of Matthias, surnamed Gaddi (2 Macc. 2:2). Sent to the Nabateans by his brother Jonathan to store the Maccabeans’ belongings, he was ambushed and killed by “the
John the Baptist
John the BaptistJewish religious figure at the time of Jesus, executed by Herod Antipas (4 b.c.e.–39 c.e.).
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
John the Baptist
JOHN THE BAPTIST (the name “John” is from the Hebrew, “The Lord is gracious”) The immediate precursor of Jesus, called “the Baptist” (ho baptistēs) and “the Baptizer” (ho baptizōn). John was a prophet and ascetic who prepared the way for Jesus as the Messiah and baptized him in the Jordan River. The
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