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Agrippa II


Agrippa II. — son of the foregoing, was born at Rome, 27. He was the brother of Bernice and Drusilla. The Emperor Claudius ( 48) invested him with the office of superintendent of the Temple of Jerusalem, and made him governor ( 50) of Chalcis. He was afterwards raised to the rank of king, and made governor over the tetrarchy of Philip and Lysanias (Acts 25:13; 26:2, 7). It was before him that Paul delivered ( 59) his speech recorded in Acts 26. His private life was very profligate. He died (the last of his race) at Rome, at the age of about seventy years, 100.