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bernice


bernice


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Bernice,  LA  (town,  FIPS  7030) 
  Location:  32.82730  N,  92.65916  W 
  Population  (1990):  1543  (708  housing  units) 
  Area:  8.2  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  71222 
  Bernice,  OK  (town,  FIPS  5550) 
  Location:  36.62240  N,  94.91204  W 
  Population  (1990):  330  (329  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.2  sq  km  (land),  1.4  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  74331 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Bernice 
  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. 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Bernice,  one  that  brings  victory