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King Archelaus1

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Father*King Herod I "the Great" (Mt 2)1 b. c74 BC, d. Mar/Apr 4 BC
     King Archelaus was the son of King Herod I "the Great" (Mt 2) and Malthace.1
     After King Herod I "the Great" (Mt 2) died, an Angel of the LORD (Bible) appeared to Joseph (Gospel) in a dream, telling him it was safe to come back. So Joseph (Gospel), Mary (Gospel), and Jesus (NT) came back to Israel. On finding that King Archelaus was on the throne, Joseph (Gospel) was afraid, and withdrew to the district of Galilee, and the town of Nazarith<>.2

Scriptures (References)

Book VerseTitle
Book of Matthew in the BibleMatthew 2:19-23The Return to Nazareth
ChartsHerodian Dynasty
Herodian Dynasty (Indented)
Last Edited9 Dec 2017


  1. [S3] International Bible Society, editor, The Holy Bible, New International Version (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan Publishing House, 1984), Matthew 2:22. Hereinafter cited as NIV.
  2. [S3] International Bible Society, NIV, Mt 2:19-23.