Agrippa I in Easton's Bible Dictionary
the grandson of Herod the Great, and son of Aristobulus and
Bernice. The Roman emperor Caligula made him governor
the territories of Philip, then of the tetrarchy of
with the title of king ("king Herod"), and finally of
Antipas, who was banished, and of Samaria and Judea.
became ruler over the whole of Israel. He was a
the early Christians. He slew James, and imprisoned
12:1-4). He died at Caesarea, being "eaten of worms"
12:23), A.D. 44. (Comp. Josephus, Ant. xix. 8.)