Herod the tetrarch (Hhrwidh tetraarch). Herod Antipas ruler of Galilee and Perea, one-fourth of the dominion of Herod the Great. The report concerning Jesus (thn akouhn Ihsou). See on "Mt 4:24". Cognate accusative, heard the hearing (rumour), objective genitive. It is rather surprising that he had not heard of Jesus before.