Who Was the King When Jesus Was Born?

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When Jesus was born in Judea, the king was King Herod. He was afraid that he would be replaced as king so he sent his soldiers to Bethlehem to kill all the children under the age of two years old, thinking Jesus would certainly be one of the ones killed.
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Jesus was born in the reign of King Herod who in history is known as Herod the Great. His byname 'the Great' is widely disputed as he is commonly described as a madman who murdered his own family and many rabbis. However he is also known for his colossal building projects in Jerusalem.
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