Arioch

Arioch (Air´ee-ahk)

1 The king of Ellasar who, in alliance with the kings of Shinar, Elam, and Goiim, raided the area around the Dead Sea, including Sodom and the Cities of the Plain, and took Lot prisoner. He and the other kings were defeated by Abram and his allies (Gen 14:1-16). 2 The captain of King Nebuchadnezzar’s guard who was instructed to kill all the wise men of Babylon because they could not interpret the king’s dream. He later brought Daniel before the king (Dan 2:14-15; Dan 2:24-25).

Gen 14:1-16

Lot's Captivity and Rescue
1In the days of King Amraphel of Shinar, King Arioch of Ellasar, King Chedorlaomer of Elam, and King Tidal of Goiim,2these kings made ... View more

Dan 2:14-15

14Then Daniel responded with prudence and discretion to Arioch, the king's chief executioner, who had gone out to execute the wise men of Babylon;15he asked Ari ... View more

Dan 2:24-25

Daniel Interprets the Dream
24Therefore Daniel went to Arioch, whom the king had appointed to destroy the wise men of Babylon, and said to him, “Do not destroy ... View more

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