Synonyms for herodˈhɛr əd
Herod, Herod the Great(noun)
king of Judea who (according to the New Testament) tried to kill Jesus by ordering the death of all children under age two in Bethlehem (73-4 BC)
Biblical king who is said to have ordered the execution of all baby boys under the age of two in the land of Bethlehem and the surrounding region, as he saw Jesus as a a threat to his rule.
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