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Entry for Strong's #745 - Ἀρχέλαος

Transliteration
Archélaos
Phonetics
ar-khel'-ah-os  
Word Origin
from (757) and (2994)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
Archelaus = "prince of the people"
  1. A son of Herod the Great by Malthace, the Samaritan woman. He and his brother Antipas were brought up with a certain private man in Rome. After the death of his father, he ruled as ethnarch over Judaea, Samaria and Idumaea, (with the exception of the cities of Gaza, Gadara and Hipo). The Jews and the Samaritans having accused him at Rome of tyranny, he was banished by the emperor Augustus to Vienna of the Allobroges and died there.
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
Matthew 1
Matthew 1
Matthew 1
BYZ TIS TR
N-NSM 1
N-NSM 1
N-NSM 1
NA WH
N-NSM 1
N-NSM 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἀρχέ-λᾱος, ον,

leading the people, chief, A. Pers. 297 (in Ion. form ἀρχελείων for -ληῶν); contr. ἀρχέλᾱς Ar. Eq. 164.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

Ἀρχέλαος, Ἀρχελου, , Archelaus (from ἄρχω and λαός, 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.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

Ἀρχέλαος , -ου , ,

Archelaus, son of Herod the Great, King of Judma, Samaria and Idumæa: Matthew 2:22.†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
Αρχελαος Ἀρχέλαος Archelaos Archélaos
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