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Her·od

 (hĕr′əd) Known as "the Great." 73?-4 bc.
King of Judea (40-4) who, according to the New Testament, attempted to kill the infant Jesus by ordering the death of all children under the age of two in Bethlehem.

Herod

(ˈhɛrəd)
n
(Biography) called the Great. ?73–4 bc, king of Judaea (37–4). The latter part of his reign was notable for his cruelty: according to the New Testament he ordered the Massacre of the Innocents

Her•od

(ˈhɛr əd)

n.
( “the Great” ) 73?–4 B.C., king of Judea 37–4.
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Noun1.Herod - king of Judea who (according to the New Testament) tried to kill Jesus by ordering the death of all children under age two in Bethlehem (73-4 BC)Herod - king of Judea who (according to the New Testament) tried to kill Jesus by ordering the death of all children under age two in Bethlehem (73-4 BC)
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Herod

[ˈherəd] NHerodes

Herod

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Herod

[ˈhɛrəd] nErode m
References in classic literature ?
It was built by Herod Antipas, the murderer of John the Baptist, and named after the Emperor Tiberius.
Among those named were Antipas Nyok (political affairs and mobilisation, Adhieu Martin Manyiel (administration and organization), Anthony Joseph (popular and syndicated organizations), Bol Makueng Yol (culture, information and telecommunications), Henry Wani (research, training and planning), Charles Abdu (finance and economy), Angui Diing (external affairs) and Nifana Bol for social affairs.
Also in the ceremony were Vice Mayor Cristinal Camba, Provincial Agrarian Reform Officer Benjamin Mataksil, Provincial Assessor Edwin Acevedo, Sanguniang Bayan Members Antipas Telewik and Orlando Villaluz.
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Chapter three discusses the changes in power arrangements within Palestine and more narrowly within Galilee under the "aristocratic politics" of Herod Antipas, which fostered social stratification, control of land and peasants by use of taxes, warfare, and conscripted labor, and improvements in infrastructure benefiting the elite, not peasants.
Lyn Antipas said: "Always made us feel welcome and food was always great.
Herod Antipas, for example, well-educated in Rome, missing Rome's pleasures, and puzzled to find so many men in Judea called Jesus, "an ordinary man who wanted to burn shadows" as a disciple said.
The reference to Herod Antipas, who yielded to Salome's insistence that John the Baptist be beheaded, not only foreshadows Raven's death but also transforms Anne into something of a latter-day Salome herself, bearing more than a little responsibility for his death (and that of others), as she later regretfully admits.
He calls both Herod the Great and Herod Antipas Jews, but the mother of the former was a Nabataean, and the mother of the latter a Samaritan; and their Idumean blood from grandfather Herod Antipater made Jews deeply suspicious of them.
John went to jail rather for his commitment to the truth about marriage and family life, indeed for his insistence on the truth about a particular marriage and a particular family: that of Herod Antipas and Herodias.