bearer of victory, the eldest daughter of Agrippa I., the Herod Agrippa of Acts 12:20 . After the early death of her first husband she was married to her uncle Herod, king of Chalcis. After his death (A.D. 40) she lived in incestuous connection with her brother Agrippa II. ( Acts 25:13 Acts 25:23 ; 26:30 ). They joined the Romans at the outbreak of the final war between them and the Jews, and lived afterwards at Rome.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
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Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Bernice". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".