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drusilla


drusilla


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Drusilla 
  third  and  youngest  daughter  of  Herod  Agrippa  I.  (Acts  12:1-4, 
  20-23).  Felix,  the  Roman  procurator  of  Judea,  induced  her  to 
  leave  her  husband,  Azizus  the  king  of  Emesa,  and  become  his 
  wife.  She  was  present  with  Felix  when  Paul  reasoned  of 
  "righteousness,  temperance,  and  judgment  to  come"  (Acts  24:24). 
  She  and  her  son  perished  in  the  eruption  of  Mount  Vesuvius,  A.D. 
  79. 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Drusilla,  watered  by  the  dew