(the fool of Merodach ), ( 2 Kings 25:27 ) the son and successor of Nebuchadnezzar. He reigned but a short time, having ascended the throne on the death of Nebuchadnezzar in B.C. 561, and being himself succeeded by Neriglissar in B.C. 559. He was murdered by Neriglissar.
Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Evilmerodach'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".