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Hegesippus:

Second-century chronicler of the early Church.

Hermeneutics:

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The study of the interpretation of ancient written texts specifically in the fields of law, religion, and literature.

Herod Antipas:

The tetrarch of Galilee and Perea and a son of Herod the Great. He was responsible for the death of John the Baptist, and he questioned Jesus before His crucifixion.

Herod Philip:

A son of Herod the Great and half brother of Herod Antipas. He was tetrarch of Ituraea.

Herod the Great:

Also known as Herod I. The king of the Jews at the time that Jesus Christ was born, he ordered the killing of all infants two years of age and under in Bethlehem (Matthew 2:16).

Homoiousios (ὁμοιούσιος):

Greek word denoting that the Father and the Son share a similar substance or nature.

Homoousios (ὁμοούσιος):

Greek word denoting that the Father and the Son share the same substance or nature.

Hoptō (ὄπτω):

Greek verb meaning “to hold” or “to embrace.”

Hōs (ὡς):

Greek word meaning “as” or “like” (e.g., like great drops of blood; as great drops of blood).