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Nebuzar-adan

Nebuzar-adan

fruits or prophecies of judgment
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

Bibliography Information

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

Nebuzar-adan [E]

(chief whom Nebo favors ), the Rab-tabbachim i.e. chief of the slaughterers (Authorized Version "captain of the guard"), a high officer in the court of Nebuchadnezzar. On the capture of Jerusalem he was left by Nebuchadnezzar in charge of the city. Comp. ( Jeremiah 39:11 ) He seems to have quitted Judea when he took down the chief people of Jerusalem to his master at Riblah. ( 2 Kings 25:18-20 ) In four years he again appeared. ( Jeremiah 52:30 ) Nebuchadnezzar in his twenty-third year made a descent on the regions east of Jordan, including the Ammonites and Moabites, who escaped when Jerusalem was destroyed. Thence he proceeded to Egypt, and, either on the way thither or on the return, Nebuzaradan again passed through the country and carried off more captives. ( Jeremiah 52:30 ) [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary


Bibliography Information

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