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HEBREW: 152 Klmrda 'Adrammelek
NAVE: Adrammelech
EBD: Adrammelech
Adoration, Adore | Adore | Adorn | Adornment | Adra | Adrammelech | Adramyttium | Adriatic | Adriatic Sea | Adriel | Aduel


In Bible versions:

a god of the Assyrians for whom they burned their children
son of Sennacherib the King of Assyria in the time of Hezekiah

the cloak, glory, grandeur or power of the king


Strongs #0152: Klmrda 'Adrammelek

Adrammelech = "honour of the king"
or "Adar is prince"
or "Adar is Counsellor, Decider"

1) an idol or god of the Sepharvites, introduced to Israel by
Shalmaneser the fifth
2) the son and murderer of Sennacherib

152 'Adrammelek ad-ram-meh'-lek

from 142 and 4428; splendor of (the) king; Adrammelek, the
name of an Assyrian idol, also of a son of
see HEBREW for 0142
see HEBREW for 04428

Adrammelech [EBD]

Adar the king. (1.) An idol; a form of the sun-god worshipped by the inhabitants of Sepharvaim (2 Kings 17:31), and brought by the Sepharvite colonists into Samaria. (2.) A son of Sennacherib, king of Assyria (2 Kings 19:37; Isa. 37:38).

Adrammelech [NAVE]

1. An Assyrian idol, 2 Kin. 17:31.
2. Son of Seacherib, 2 Kin. 19:37; Isa. 37:38.


(splendor of the king).
  1. The name of an idol introduced into Samaria by the colonists from Sepharvaim. (2 Kings 17:31) He was worshipped with rites resembling those of Molech, children being burnt in his honor. Adrammelech was probably the male power of the sun, and ANAMMELECH, who is mentioned with Adrammelech as a companion god, the female power of the sun.
  2. Son of the Assyrian king Sennacherib, who, with his brother Sharezer, murdered their father in the temple of Nisroch at Nineveh, after the failure of the Assyrian attack on Jerusalem. The parricides escaped into Armenia. (2 Kings 19:37; 2 Chronicles 32:21; Isaiah 37:38)

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