Bernice

[bur-nees, bur-nis]
noun
a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “bringer of victory.”
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Bernice definition


bearer of victory, the eldest daughter of Agrippa I., the Herod Agrippa of Acts 12:20. After the early death of her first husband she was married to her uncle Herod, king of Chalcis. After his death (A.D. 40) she lived in incestuous connection with her brother Agrippa II. (Acts 25:13, 23; 26:30). They joined the Romans at the outbreak of the final war between them and the Jews, and lived afterwards at Rome.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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His daughter bernice believed he would have been opposed to them.
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