This article contains a free Women of the Bible Study resource on the subject of Herodias. It provides facts, a biography and information about this famous woman of the Bible for bible study. There is also reference to where Herodias is mentioned in the Holy Bible.
Bible Dictionary Definition - Who was Herodias?
The definition and outline of Herodias is as follows: According to the New Testament she was the mother of Salome and the woman who left her husband and married Herod Antipas and was instrumental in the death of John the Baptist because he had declared the marriage between her and Herod Philip as unlawful.
Biography, Facts and Information about Herodias
The following info provides a concise biography with facts and information about Herodias: (Matthew 14:3-11; Mark 6:17-28; Luke 3:19), the daughter of Aristobulus and Bernice. While residing at Rome with her husband Herod Philip I. and her daughter, Herod Antipas fell in with her during one of his journeys to that city. She consented to leave her husband and become his wife. Some time after, Herod met John the Baptist, who boldly declared the marriage to be unlawful. For this he was "cast into prison," in the castle probably of Machaerus (q.v.), and was there subsequently beheaded.
We have selected Herodias as one of the most important women from the Bible and provided a biography and character outline of this famous woman. Much of the information is taken from the classic reference books including Matthew George Easton "Easton's Bible Dictionary" and Ashley S Johnson "Condensed Biblical Cyclopedia".
Herodias - A Free Christian Bible Study Resource
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