Merodach

noun
the chief Babylonian god; his consort was Sarpanitu
Syn: ↑Marduk, ↑Baal Merodach, ↑Bel-Merodach
Regions: ↑Babylon
Instance Hypernyms: ↑Semitic deity

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/mer"euh dahk'/, n.
Marduk.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • MERODACH — Rex Babyloniorum Iugaeo successit. Vide Ies. c. 39. v. 1. qui 2 Reg. c. 20. v. 12. dicitur Berodach Baladan, Ptolomeo Mardokempades fil. Baladanis, qui creditur Nabonassar in historiis profanis. Regnare incepit A. M. 3332. Ezechiam, post morbum… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • MERODACH — (Heb. מְרׁדַךְ), a Babylonian god (Jer. 50:2), whose name also enters into the composition of the personal names merodach baladan (= Berodach Baladan; II Kings 20:12; Isa. 39:1), evil merodach (II Kings 25:27; Jer. 52:31), and mordecai . See… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Merodach — (Marduk), eine Hauptgottheit der Babylonier, Stadtgott der Hauptstadt Babylon. Er ist der Gott der Früh und zugleich der Frühjahrssonne. Der Planet Jupiter ist ihm geheiligt. Er heißt der »große Herr«, der »Herr der Herren«, der »Herr der Götter« …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Merodach — /mer euh dahk /, n. Marduk. * * * …   Universalium

  • Merodach —    Death; slaughter, the name of a Babylonian god, probably the planet Mars (Jer. 50:2), or it may be another name of Bel, the guardian divinity of Babylon. This name frequently occurs as a surname to the kings of Assyria and Babylon …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Merodach —    Variant of Marduk in Babylonian myth …   Who’s Who in non-classical mythology

  • MERODACH-BALADAN — (Heb. מְרׁדַךְ בַּלְאֲדָן; Akk. dMarduk ap la iddin; Marduk has given a son ), Babylonian king (722–710 B.C.E.). Assyrian inscriptions place the origin of Merodach Baladan in the land of Bît Iakin, a Chaldean kingdom near the coast of the Persian …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Merodach-baladan II — (Mardouk Appa Iddin II, Mardouk Baladan, Berodach Baladan) littéralement l héritier de Mardouk, était un prince chaldéen se voulant descendant de Eriba Marduk et qui fut roi de Babylone à deux reprises de 722 à 710 puis aux alentours de 703.… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Merodach-Baladan II — (Mardouk Appa Iddin II, Mardouk Baladan, Berodach Baladan) littéralement l héritier de Mardouk, était un prince chaldéen se voulant descendant de Eriba Marduk et qui fut roi de Babylone à deux reprises de 722 à 710 puis aux alentours de 703.… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Merodach (Dungeons & Dragons) — Merodach Game background Home plane Nine Hells Power level Duke of Hell Alignment Lawful Evil Superior Dispater Design details Merodach is a Duk …   Wikipedia

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