Archelaos: "people-ruling," Archelaus, a son of Herod the Great and king of Judea, Samaria and IdumeaOriginal Word: Ἀρχέλαος, ου, ὁPart of Speech:
Archelaus, Herod Archelaus, son and successor of Herod I, reigned over Judea from 4 B.C. to A.D. 6 and died before A.D. 18.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
"people-ruling," Archelaus, a son of Herod the Great and king of Judea, Samaria and IdumeaNASB Translation
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 745: ἈρχέλαοςἈρχέλαος
, ruling the people), a son of Herod the Great by Malthace, the Samaritan. He and his brother Antipas were brought up with a certain private man at Rome (Josephus
, Antiquities 17, 1, 3). After the death of his father he ruled ten years as ethnarch over Judaea, Samaria, and Idumaea, (with the exception of the cities Gaza, Gadara, and Hippo). The Jews and Samaritans having accused him at Rome of tyranny, he was banished by the emperor (Augustus) to Vienna of the Allobroges, and died there (Josephus
, Antiquities 17, 9, 3; 11, 4; 13, 2; b. j.
2, 7, 3): Matthew 2:22
. (See B. D.
under the word and cf. Ἡρῴδης