Adrammelech

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

31the Avvites made Nibhaz and Tartak; the Sepharvites burned their children in the fire to Adrammelech and Anammelech, the gods of Sepharvaim.

2Kgs 19:37

37As he was worshiping in the house of his god Nisroch, his sons Adrammelech and Sharezer killed him with the sword, and they escaped into the land of Ararat. H ... View more

Isa 37:38

38As he was worshiping in the house of his god Nisroch, his sons Adrammelech and Sharezer killed him with the sword, and they escaped into the land of Ararat. H ... View more

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