- Philip, (a) one of the twelve apostles of Jesus, (b) tetrarch of the Ituraean and Trachonitic region, half-brother of Herod Antipas, tetrarch of Galilee, (c) one of the seven original deacons at Jerusalem and a missionary.
2) an evangelist and one of the seven deacons of the Jerusalem church
3) tetrarch of Trachonitis, was brother to Herod Antipas, by the father's, but not by the mother's side. Philip was born of Cleopatra, of Jerusalem, and Herod of Malthace, a Samaritan: he died in the twentieth year of Tiberias, five years after his mention in Lk.
3:1. He built Caesarea Philippi. His step brother Herod Antipas, married his wife unlawfully. (Gill)
4) see 2542, Caesarea Philippi