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Definition of the noun herod

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noun - plural: -

  1. 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)
    • examples: Herod's house is again headed for destruction, destined for the fire. | Then came King Herod. | Herod the Great built the Masada fortress and rebuilt the Temple. | Herod the Great suffered from paranoia.
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of Herod: Herod the Great
    • instance of: king / male monarch / Rex = a male sovereign

People

  1. Herod a.k.a. Herod the Great: Herod, also known as Herod the Great and Herod I, was a Roman client king of Judea, referred to as the Herodian kingdom. He has been described as "a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis", "the evil genius of the Judean nation", "prepared to commit any crime in order to gratify his unbounded ambition" and "the greatest builder in Jewish history". He is known for his colossal building projects throughout Judea, including his expansion of the Second Temple in Jerusalem, the construction of the port at Caesarea Maritima, the fortress at Masada and Herodium. Vital details of his life are recorded in the works of the 1st century CE Roman–Jewish historian Josephus.
  2. Herod a.k.a. Herod Antipas: Herod Antipater, known by the nickname Antipas, was a 1st-century ruler of Galilee and Perea, who bore the title of tetrarch. He is best known today for accounts in the New Testament of his role in events that led to the executions of John the Baptist and Jesus of Nazareth.
  3. Herod was a son of Herod the Great and Cleopatra of Jerusalem.

There are other people with in their name, like Herod Ely, H.G. Herod, Matt Herod, Pany Herod, Rick Herod, Cathy Herod, Clint Herod, Galen Herod, Herod Gilani, Herod Philip and many others.

Group

Herod is a heavy metal band from the United States. The band was formed in 2000 in Buffalo, New York by Jesse Benker and Mike Jeffers. Their first release was "Sinner's in the Eye's of an Angery God" in 2001, followed by Execution Protocol in early 2002 through Too Damn Hype Records. In 2003 the band was signed by Lifeforce Records. Since being signed, the band has released two albums with Lifeforce, the first being For Whom the Gods Would Destroy. Jason Russo replaced vocalist Judah Nero in 2005. Shortly afterward the band went into the studio to record their second album with Lifeforce Records, Rich Man's War, Poor Man's Fight, with producer Doug White. The record was released in March 2006. Late 2008 Herod joined Dark Harvest Records. and began recording their label debut Curse of The King, and follow up Self Titled CDEP.

Animal

Herod was a Thoroughbred racehorse. He was one of the three foundation sires of the modern Thoroughbred racehorse, along with Matchem and Eclipse. Herod was the foundation sire responsible for keeping the Byerley Turk sire-line alive.

  • born in (257 years ago)
  • died on (234 years ago)

Characters

  1. Herod is the fictional representation of the 1st-century ruler of Galilee and Perea, who bore the title of tetrarch, best known today for accounts in the New Testament of his role in events that led to the executions of John the Baptist and Jesus of Nazareth.
  2. Herod is a fictional character from the 1995 action, thriller and western film The Quick and the Dead.

There are other characters with in their name, like Herod the Great.

Writings

"Herod" is a book by Stephen Phillips.

  • also known as "Herod; a tragedy"

Place

Herod a.k.a. Herod, Illinois: Herod is an unincorporated community in Pope County, Illinois, United States. Herod is located on Illinois Route 34 at the edge of the Shawnee National Forest. Herod has a post office with ZIP code 62947.

Phrases with Herod

  1. herod the great
  2. out-herod

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Herod

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Google previewTheatre, Body and Pleasure (2013)

by Simon Shepherd

Although cited by early modern critics as the precursor to Tamburlaine's strutting, Herod is a different entity.

Herod is an amateur performer on a temporary or movable platform, doing a performance that happens once a year at this time.

Google previewThe Miracle Power of Your Mind (2016)

The Joseph Murphy Treasury by Joseph Murphy

Herod means the worldmind, race belief, and acceptance of the traditions of the past. Such a mind believes it...

Herod is the tetrarch; the latter means the fourth part of the province, or the ruler of the fourth part of a country. You have four parts : ...

Google previewLectures on Metaphysics and Logic by William Hamilton (1874)

Lectures on logic. Vol. 1

The well-known syllogism, Mus syllaba est ; Mus caseu'm rodit; Ergo, syllaba caseum roditf is an example; or, Herod is a fox; A for is a quadruped ,Thercfure, Herod is a quadruped. To this fallacy may be reduced what are called the Sophisma ...

Google previewLectures on Logic (1860)

by William Hamilton

The well-known syllogism, Mus syllaba est ; Mus caseum rodit ; Ergo, syllaba caseum roditf is an example ; or, Herod is a fox ; A fox is a quadruped ; Therefore, Herod is a quadruped.

Google previewThe Logic of Sir William Hamilton, Bart (1863)

Reduced and Prepared for Use in Colleges and Schools by Sir William Hamilton, Henry Noble Day

The well- known syllogism, Mus syllaba est; Mus caseum rodit; Ergo, syllaba caseum rodit, is an example ; or, Herod is a fox ; A fox- is a quadruped ; Therefore , Herod is a quadruped. To this fallacy may be reduced what are called the ...

Google previewAbingdon New Testament Commentaries: Luke (2011)

by Robert C. Tannehill

Herod is a threat to Jesus, requiring an escape to Egypt. Scripture is used differently, with a number of explicit citations in Matthew. There is conflict in the two Gospels' views of Mary and Joseph's home: Luke must explain how people who live ...

Google previewStagecoach to Tombstone (2007)

The Filmgoers' Guide to the Great Westerns by Howard Hughes

The ultrastylised events in Redemption are backed by Alan Silvestri's spaghettiwestern pastiche score, while Herod is a cardboard cutout compared to Little Bill Daggett: no Oscars for Hackman here. Eastwood proved with Unforgiven that the ...

Google previewCalmet's Dictionary of the Holy Bible (1832)

As Published by the Late Mr. Charles Taylor, with the Fragments Incorporated. The Whole Condensed and Arranged in Alphabetical Order by Augustin Calmet, Edward Robinson

Because Hyrcanus could no longer exercise the functions of the high-priesthood, Herod bestows that dignity on Ananel.

Google previewDictionary of the Holy Bible (1832)

by Augustin Calmet

Because Hyrcanus could no longer exercise the functions of the high-priesthood, Herod bestows that dignity on Ananel .

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Small photo of OULU, FINLAND - JULY 20, 2017: Star Boys Monument. Group consists of four characters: King Herod, King of Moors, Knight and Star Twirler, known in Finnish as MankkiSmall photo of OULU, FINLAND - JULY 20, 2017: Star Boys Monument. Group consists of four characters: King Herod, King of Moors, Knight and Star Twirler, known in Finnish as MankkiSmall photo of ATHENS, GREECE - APRIL 30, 2017: "Odeon of Herodes Atticus, which Herod Atticus built in 165 AD in honor of his late wife Regilla in the form of an ancient theater on the southern slope of Acropolis."Small photo of The Theatre of Herod Atticus, one of the major sights in the Acropolis in Athens, the capital of GreeceSmall photo of Vintage Nativity figurine: the Herod castle. More...

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Herod and Pilate are good friends.
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Scrabble value of H4E1R1O1D2

The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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