Definition of Herod
- Herod Antipas (22 bc-circa 40 ad), son of Herod the Great, tetrarch of Galilee and Peraea 4 bc- ad 40. He married Herodias (his brother’s wife) and was responsible for the beheading of John the Baptist. According to the New Testament (Luke 23:7), Pilate sent Jesus to be questioned by him before the Crucifixion.
adjective & noun