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HEBREW: 5268 Kron Nicrok
NAVE: Nisroch
EBD: Nisroch
SMITH: NISROCH
ISBE: NISROCH
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Nisroch

In Bible versions:

Nisroch: NET AVS NIV NRSV NASB TEV
a pagan god

flight; proof; temptation; delicate

NET Glossary: an Assyrian god in whose temple Sennacherib was assassinated according to 2 Kgs 19:37; Isa 37:38, but there is no record in Assyrian sources of a god by this name; the Assyrian gods Enlil and Ninurta have been suggested but there is difficulty connecting either of these names with Nisroch

Hebrew

Strongs #05268: Kron Nicrok

Nisroch = "the great eagle"

1) an idol of Nineveh worshipped by Sennacherib; symbolised by the
eagle-headed human figure

5268 Nicrok nis-roke'

of foreign origin; Nisrok, a Babylonian idol:-Nisroch.

Nisroch [EBD]

probably connected with the Hebrew word nesher, an eagle. An Assyrian god, supposed to be that represented with the head of an eagle. Sennacherib was killed in the temple of this idol (2 Kings 19:37; Isa. 37:38).

Nisroch [NAVE]

NISROCH, an idol, 2 Kin. 19:36, 37; Isa. 37:37, 38.

NISROCH [SMITH]

(the great eagle) an idol of Nineveh, in whose temple Sennacherib was worshipping when assassinated by his sons, Adrammelech and Shizrezer. (2 Kings 19:37; Isaiah 37:38) This idol is identified with the eagle-headed human figure, which is one of the most prominent on the earliest Assyrian monuments, and is always represented as contending with and conquering the lion or the bull.

NISROCH [ISBE]

NISROCH - nis'-rok, niz'-rok (nicrokh): The Assyrian god in whose temple Sennacherib was worshipping when put to death by his sons (2 Ki 19:37; Isa 37:38). The name is not found elsewhere. Some identify him with Asshur, the national deity.

See BABYLONIA AND ASSYRIA, RELIGION OF.




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