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Old & New Testament Greek

Entry for Strong's #959 - Βερνίκη

Transliteration:
Berníkē
Phonetics:
ber-nee'-kay  
Word Origin:
from a provincial form of (5342) and (3529)
Parts of Speech:
Noun Feminine
TDNT:
None
Word Definition  [ Thayer's | Strong's ]
Thayer's Definition
Bernice = "bring victory"
  1. the eldest daughter of Herod Agrippa I. Acts 12:1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

Βερνιìκη

From a provincial form of G5342 and G3529

Thayer's Expanded Definition
 Βερνίκη, Βερνίκης, (for Βερενικη, and this the Macedonic form (cf. Sturz, De dial. Mac., p. 31) of Φερενικη (i. e. victorious)), Bernice or Berenice, daughter of Herod Agrippa the elder. She married first her uncle Herod, king of Chalcis, and after his death Polemon, king of Cilicia. Deserting him soon afterward, she returned to her brother Agrippa, with whom previously when a widow she was said to have lived incestuously. Finally she became for a tithe the mistress of the emperor Titus ( Josephus, Antiquities 19,5, 1; 20,7, 1,3; Tacitus, hist. 2,2,81; Suetonius, Titus 7): Acts 25:13,23; Acts 26:30. Cf. Hausrath in Schenkel i., p. 396f; (Farrar, St. Paul, ii. 599f).

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