one who makes public proclamation. The only notice of this officer in the Old Testament occurs in ( Daniel 3:4 ) The term "herald" might be substituted for "preacher" in ( 1 Timothy 2:7 ; 2 Timothy 1:11 ; 2 Peter 2:5 )
The word occurs once (Daniel 3:4) as the translation of the Aramaic word karoz (compare kerux): "Then the herald cried aloud."
See also GAMES.
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