Herod

Herod

 
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  • The leaders sent some Pharisees and supporters of Herod to try to trap Jesus into saying something for which he could be arrested. - Mark 12:13


  • It all begins with a Jewish priest, Zechariah, who lived when Herod was king of Judea. Zechariah was a member of the priestly order of Abijah. His wife, Elizabeth, was also from the priestly line of Aaron. - Luke 1:5


  • It was now the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius, the Roman emperor. Pilate was governor over Judea; Herod Antipas was ruler* over Galilee; his brother Philip was ruler* over Iturea and Traconitis; Lysanias was ruler over Abilene.1 - Luke 3:1


  • John also publicly criticized Herod Antipas, ruler of Galilee, for marrying Herodias, his brother's wife, and for many other wrongs he had done. - Luke 3:19


  • So Herod put John in prison, adding this sin to his many others. - Luke 3:20


  • Joanna, the wife of Chuza, Herod's business manager; Susanna; and many others who were contributing from their own resources to support Jesus and his disciples. - Luke 8:3


  • When reports of Jesus' miracles reached Herod Antipas,* he was worried and puzzled because some were saying, "This is John the Baptist come back to life again."1 - Luke 9:7


  • "I beheaded John," Herod said, "so who is this man about whom I hear such strange stories?" And he tried to see him. - Luke 9:9


  • A few minutes later some Pharisees said to him, "Get out of here if you want to live, because Herod Antipas wants to kill you!" - Luke 13:31


  • "That is what has happened here in this city! For Herod Antipas, Pontius Pilate the governor, the Gentiles, and the people of Israel were all united against Jesus, your holy servant, whom you anointed. - Acts 4:27


  • About that time King Herod Agrippa* began to persecute some believers in the church.1 - Acts 12:1


  • When Herod saw how much this pleased the Jewish leaders, he arrested Peter during the Passover celebration*2 - Acts 12:3


  • and imprisoned him, placing him under the guard of four squads of four soldiers each. Herod's intention was to bring Peter out for public trial after the Passover. - Acts 12:4


  • Peter finally realized what had happened. "It's really true!" he said to himself. "The Lord has sent his angel and saved me from Herod and from what the Jews were hoping to do to me!" - Acts 12:11


  • Herod Agrippa ordered a thorough search for him. When he couldn't be found, Herod interrogated the guards and sentenced them to death. Afterward Herod left Judea to stay in Caesarea for a while. - Acts 12:19


  • Now Herod was very angry with the people of Tyre and Sidon. So they sent a delegation to make peace with him because their cities were dependent upon Herod's country for their food. They made friends with Blastus, Herod's personal assistant, - Acts 12:20


  • and an appointment with Herod was granted. When the day arrived, Herod put on his royal robes, sat on his throne, and made a speech to them. - Acts 12:21
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    New Living Translation Bible used with permission Tyndale House Publishers.

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