Herod definition

  • others:
    • Herod Referred To As "the truly amazing.” 73?-4 B.C. King of Judea (40-4) whom, according to the New Testament, attemptedto destroy the infant Jesus by ordering the loss of all young ones underneath the age two in Bethlehem.
  • proper-noun:
    • The name of many members of the Herodian dynasty which ruled Judaea province.
    • Biblical king that is said to have purchased the execution of all infant young men under the age two inside land of Bethlehem together with surrounding region, as he saw Jesus as a a threat to his guideline; identified with Herod the truly amazing (c. 74–4 BCE).
  • noun:
    • master of Judea who (according to the New Testament) attempted to eliminate Jesus by buying the death of all young ones under age two in Bethlehem (73-4 BC)

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