My Notes on Teaching the New Testament, by Mama Brenda
There are several mentions of Herod in the New Testament – it is a title rather than a personal name – this family tree may help.
Herod the Great
Herod the Great - murdered three of his 9/10 sons, and several of his 5/8 wives. Killed the Bethlehem boys. Builder. Died 4BC Kingdom divided 4 ways.
Mt 2:1-9, 12, 13-18
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Archelaus Herod Antipas Philip Aristobulus
ruled Judea, ruled Galilee and ruled Trachonitis not mentioned
Idumea and Perea, Deposed A.D. 39 died A.D.34. in the Bible
Samaria Mark 6:14-28 Luke 3:19
4B.C. -6A.D. Ruled Judea,
Matthew 2: Idumea and Samaria
19-23 after 4B.C.
Daughter Herodias Herod Agrippa I
Married Uncle ruled Trachonitis
Philip and then from A.D.34.
married Herod Gained Galilee and
Agrippa Perea from A.D.39
Mark 6:14-28 Acts 12:1-24
Salome daughter Drusilla,
Herod Agrippa II