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Origin of the name ADRAMMELECH.
Etymology of the name ADRAMMELECH.
Meaning of the baby name ADRAMMELECH.

  

ADRAMMELECH.  Biblical. [Hebrew Adrammelek (אַדְרַמֶּלֶךְ) = "magnificence of (the) king" (Gesenius); more probably from Adar-malik, "Adar is prince" or "fire king"]. 

    (1) An idol of Sepharvaim to which the colonists brought from that city to Samaria burnt their children in the fire (2 Kings xvii. 31).  Sayce (Assyria, p. 66) believes that the idol was King Adar, the son of Beltis, one of the deities formed by worshipping the sun god under some particular attribute.
    (2) A son of Sennacherib.  With another brother he murdered his father, and afterwards escaped to Armenia (2 Kings xix. 37; Isa. xxxvii. 38). (The Sunday School Teacher's Bible Manual, Hunter, 1894)

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