Herode Ascalomita, as he sought all means to destroy our Saviour Christ, killed all the men children abimatu & infra, from two years old and under: so being most grievously afflicted with a horrible disease, Joseph. an.lib.17.cap.17. & cap.8. sought all means to destroy himself, at last, his dolours being intolerable by Gods just judgment, he was extinct of a dropsy and corrupt humour, which ran betwixt the skin and the flesh, and eaten with worms which crawled out of his skin. Euseb.hist.eccl.li.
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