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Herod

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Noun

1. herod, herod the great

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

see synonyms of herod
noun
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

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Herod

see synonyms of herod
73?-4 b.c.; Idumaean king of Judea (37-4)
called Herod the Great

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Herod

see synonyms of herod
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.

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