Evil-merodach

Evil-merodach (Ee´vuhl-mair´uh-dak)

A Neo-Babylonian (Chaldean) king (561–560 BCE) and the immediate successor of Nebuchadnezzar II. Evil-merodach released King Jehoiachin from imprisonment; the Judean king was given an allowance, and for the remainder of his life he dined at the Babylonian king’s table (2Kgs 25:27-30; Jer 52:31-34). Evil-merodach may have been trying to modify his father’s policies; he was killed in a revolution.

2Kgs 25:27-30

Jehoiachin Released from Prison
27In the thirty-seventh year of the exile of King Jehoiachin of Judah, in the twelfth month, on the twenty-seventh day of the mo ... View more

Jer 52:31-34

Jehoiachin Favored in Captivity
31In the thirty-seventh year of the exile of King Jehoiachin of Judah, in the twelfth month, on the twenty-fifth day of the mont ... View more

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