Herod


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Related to Herod: Herod Antipas, Pontius Pilate
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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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That will be a new challenge for us,' said Herod, who added that RISC has had to rent more space and hire more employees to prepare for the influx.
Celebrated in other countries as Holy Innocents Day or Childermas (Children's Mass), Matthew 2: 16-18 narrates that the children were ordered killed by King Herod in his desperate attempt to eliminate the Holy Infant whom he considered a threat to his rule.
If Herod had cared at all for what God wills, he might have thought twice before choosing to slaughter all male children around Bethlehem under the age of 2.
The Holy Family decides to escape When Christ was born, King Herod ordered the murder of all the children of Jerusalem, fearing that one of them will inherit his power.
Jonathan Herod, Senior Consultant, Gynecological Surgeon and Oncologist at HMC, gynecological cancers are increasing in Qatar due to a larger number of women over the age of 60 with obesity and diabetes.
After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi[(https://www.
Another political agitator in Judaea has been silenced, executed under the reign of Herod Antipas, tetrarch of Galilee.
The Most Reverend Justin Welby used his Christmas Day sermon to brand the Islamic extremists as "a Herod of today" - a reference to the Biblical despotic king of Judea.
To all who are being dehumanised by the tyranny and cruelty of a Herod or an ISIS - a Herod of today - God promises justice.
The Most Reverend Justin Welby used his Christmas Day sermon to brand the Islamic extremists "a Herod of today" - a reference to the Biblical despotic king of Judea at the time of Jesus's birth.
King Herod has discovered that a new-born baby has a possible claim to be the true King of Israel, and acts decisively to wipe out the threat; all children under the age of two in Bethlehem are to be removed.
King Herod, born to a political family, destined for greatness, was, at age 25, the governor of Galilee.
A historian specializing in Herod and the Herodian dynasty, Marshak looks beyond the monster that Christianity has made of the Jewish king and finds an astute and adept political player who skillfully manipulated the system to enhance his own position and power.
The Many Faces of Herod the Great is a historical biography and analysis of King Herod the Great.
Jonathan Herod stood down as medical director this week following claims a whistle-blowing member of staff was "bullied and victimised".