Nergal

Nergal [N] [H] [S]

the great dog; that is, lion, one of the chief gods of the Assyrians and Babylonians ( 2 Kings 17:30 ), the god of war and hunting. He is connected with Cutha as its tutelary deity.

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

Nergal [N] [E] [S]

the great man; the hero
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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

Nergal [N] [E] [H]

(hero ), one of the chief Assyrian and Babylonian deities, seems to have corresponded closely to the classical Mars. ( 2 Kings 17:30 ) It is conjectured that he may represent the deified Nimrod.


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[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 'Nergal'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

NERGAL

nar'-gal (nereghal):

A Babylonian deity, identified with the planet Mars, and worshipped at Cutha (compare 2 Kings 17:30).

See BABYLONIA AND ASSYRIA, RELIGION OF.


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