died ?93 ad, king of territories in N Palestine (50–?93 ad). He presided (60) at the trial of Saint Paul and sided with the Roman authorities in the Jewish rebellion of 66
- Herod Antipas
[an-ti-pas] /ˈæn tɪˌpæs/ noun 1. died after a.d. 39, ruler of Galilee, a.d. 4–39: ordered the execution of John the Baptist and participated in the trial of Jesus. /ˈæntɪˌpæs/ noun 1. died ?40 ad, tetrarch of Galilee and Peraea (4 bc–40 ad); son of Herod the Great. At the instigation of his wife Herodias, he […]
- Herod archelaus
(Matt. 2:22), the brother of Antipas (q.v.).
- Herod arippa ii.
the son of Herod Agrippa I. and Cypros. The emperor Claudius made him tetrarch of the provinces of Philip and Lysanias, with the title of king (Acts 25:13; 26:2, 7). He enlarged the city of Caesarea Philippi, and called it Neronias, in honour of Nero. It was before him and his sister that Paul made […]
[huh-roh-dee-uh n] /həˈroʊ di ən/ adjective 1. of or relating to Herod the Great, his family, or its partisans. noun 2. a partisan of the house of Herod. 3. a member of a political group that supported the dynasty of Herod and opposed Jesus.