ANTIPATER ăn tĭp’ ə tər (̓Αντίπατρος, fatherlike). Son of Jason, an ambassador sent by Jonathan to renew relationships with the Romans, Spartans and others (1 Macc 12:16; 14:22).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

One of two envoys sent by the senate of the Jews to the Romans and Spartans (1 Macc 12:16; 14:22).

See also

  • Herod