Merodach

Merodach [N] [H] [S]

death; slaughter, the name of a Babylonian god, probably the planet Mars ( Jeremiah 50:2 ), or it may be another name of Bel, the guardian divinity of Babylon. This name frequently occurs as a surname to the kings of Assyria and Babylon.

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M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

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Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Merodach". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Merodach [N] [E] [S]

bitter contrition
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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Bibliography Information

Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Merodach'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

Merodach [N] [E] [H]

(death ), ( Jeremiah 50:2 ) identical with the famous Babylonian Bel or Belus, the word being probably at first a mere epithet of the god, which by degrees superseded his proper appellation.


[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Merodach'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

MERODACH

me-ro'-dak, mer'-o-dak (merodhakh):

The supreme deity of the Babylonians (Jeremiah 50:2); the Nimrod of Genesis 10:8-12; and among the constellations, Orion.

See ASTRONOMY, sec. II, 11; BABYLONIA AND ASSYRIA, RELIGION OF; NIMROD.


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Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'MERODACH'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.