Nergal-sharezer

Nergal-sharezer (Nuhr´gal-shuh-ree´zuhr)

A Babylonian official. The name occurs three times in the Bible (Jer 39:3 [twice], Jer 39:13), for officers present in Jerusalem during and after the siege of 587 BCE.

Jer 39:3

3When Jerusalem was taken, all the officials of the king of Babylon came and sat in the middle gate: Nergal-sharezer, Samgar-nebo, Sarsechim the Rabsaris, Nerga ... View more

Jer 39:13

13So Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard, Nebushazban the Rabsaris, Nergal-sharezer the Rabmag, and all the chief officers of the king of Babylon sent

 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.