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HEBREW: 5370 lgrn Nergal
NAVE: Nergal
EBD: Nergal
SMITH: NERGAL
ISBE: NERGAL
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Nergal

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Nergal: NET AVS NIV NRSV NASB TEV
a pagan god

the great man; the hero

Hebrew

Strongs #05370: lgrn Nergal

Nergal = "hero"

1) one of the chief deities of Assyria and Babylon and worshipped by
the men of Cuth

5370 Nergal nare-gal'

of foreign origin; Nergal, a Cuthite deity:-Nergal.

Nergal [EBD]

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.

Nergal [NAVE]

NERGAL, an idol, 2 Kin. 17:30.

NERGAL [SMITH]

(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.

NERGAL [ISBE]

NERGAL - nar'-gal (nereghal): A Babylonian deity, identified with the planet Mars, and worshipped at Cutha (compare 2 Ki 17:30).

See BABYLONIA AND ASSYRIA, RELIGION OF.


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