Herod Antipas
biographical name 21 b.c.-a.d. 39 son of preceding Roman tetrarch of Galilee (4 b.c.-a.d. 39)

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  • Herod Antipas — [an′ti pas΄] died A.D. 40?; tetrarch of Galilee ( c. 4 B.C. A.D. 39): son of Herod (the Great) …   English World dictionary

  • Herod Antipas — calls Herodias former husband Philip; either the author is confusing him with Philip the tetrarch, or both Herods shared the name Philip (Bruce 10 n. 16; Schürer 344 and n. 19).] On learning of this, Aretas daughter travelled to the fortress of… …   Wikipedia

  • Herod Antipas — /an ti pas / 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. * * * born 21 BC died AD 39 Son of Herod the Great and tetrarch of Galilee (4 BC–AD 39) throughout… …   Universalium

  • Herod Antipas — /hɛrəd ˈæntɪpæs/ (say heruhd antipas) noun 1. died after AD 39, ruler of Galilee AD 4–39; executed John the Baptist and presided at the trial of Jesus. –phrase 2. out Herod Herod, to out do in wickedness, violence, or ranting. {Phrase Origin:… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Herod Antipas — (20 BCE C.40 CE)    Tetrarch of Galilee and of the Judean Transjordan, son of Herod the Great. He founded Tiberias in honour of the emperor. His forbidden marriage to Herodias (wife of his half brother Philip) evoked the hostility of the… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Herod Antipas —    Herod s son by Malthace (Matt. 14:1; Luke 3:1, 19; 9:7; Acts 13:1). (See Antipas.) …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • HEROD ANTIPAS — (died 39)    ruler, or Tetrach, of Galilee and Peraea who ordered the execution of JOHN THE BAPTIST …   Concise dictionary of Religion

  • Herod Antipas — (died c.AD 39) ruler of Galilee (AD 4 39) who was responsible for the execution of John the Baptist and participated in the trial of Jesus …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Herod Antipas — Her′od An′ti•pas [[t]ˈæn tɪˌpæs[/t]] n. anh big died after a.d. 39, ruler of Galilee a.d. 4–39 …   From formal English to slang

  • Herod Antipas — /an ti pas / 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 …   Useful english dictionary

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