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Aretas, or Aretas

Aretas, or Aretas

(graver ).

  1. A contemporary of Antiochus Epiphanes, B.C. 170, and Jason. 2 Macc. 5:8.
  2. The Aretas alluded to by St. Paul ( 2 Corinthians 11:32 ) was father-in-law of Herod Antipas.

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Aretas, or Aretas'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.