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Given Name HERODIAS

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: ‘Ηρωιδιας, ‘Ηρωδιας (Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Feminine form of HEROD. This was the name of a member of the Herodian ruling family of Judea, a sister of Herod Agrippa and the wife of Herod Antipas. She appears in the New Testament, where she contrives to have her husband Antipas imprison and execute John the Baptist.