Adrammelech (Uh-dram´uh-lek)

1 A deity to whom human sacrifices were offered. He was one of the gods worshiped by the Sepharvites who were resettled in Samaria by the Assyrian ruler Sargon around 720 BCE (2Kgs 17:31). 2 One of the sons of the Assyrian ruler Sennacherib who, with the help of his brother Sharezer, assassinated his father in 681 BCE and fled to Ararat (2Kgs 19:37; Isa 37:38).

2Kgs 17:31

* Invalid citation format *

2Kgs 19:37

* Invalid citation format *

Isa 37:38

* Invalid citation format *

 NEH Logo
Bible Odyssey has been made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor
Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this website, do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.