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Bible Encyclopedias

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Herod

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The name of a family of Idumæan origin but Jewish creed, who rose into power in Judea shortly prior to the dissolution of the Jewish nationality; the chief members of which were

ing of the Jews by favour of the Romans, who made away with all his rivals, caused his own children to be strangled on suspicion of their conspiring against him, and died a painful death; who massacred the Innocents about Bethlehem, and whose death took place 4 B.C., the true date of the Nativity of Christ: and

is son, tetrarch of Galilee, who beheaded John the Baptist, and to whom Christ was remitted by Pilate for examination, and who died in exile at Lyons.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Herod'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/h/herod.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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