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Philip

Lover of horses. (1) The Apostle; formerly of Bethsaida (John 1:44); mentioned along with Bartholomew (Matt. 10:3; Luke 6:14; see also John 1:43–46; 6:5, 7; 12:21–22; 14:8–9).

(2) One of the seven; an evangelist (Acts 6:5; 21:8); preaches at Samaria, and to the Ethiopian eunuch (Acts 8); entertains Paul (Acts 21:8).

(3) Son of Herod the Great and Mariamne; first husband of Herodias (Matt. 14:3; Mark 6:17; Luke 3:19). See Herod.

(4) Another son of Herod, tetrarch of Trachonitis (Luke 3:1), founder of Caesarea Philippi.