Character Study on Nathanmelech

Character Study on Nathanmelech

2 Kings 23: And he took away the horses that the kings of Judah had given to the sun, at the entering in of the house of the LORD, by the chamber of Nathanmelech the chamberlain, which was in the suburbs, and burned the chariots of the sun with fire.

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Morrish Bible Dictionary - Nathanmelech
Eunuch who had a chamber in the precincts of the temple. 2 Kings 23:11 .

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Parbar - form parvârîm ( 2 Kings 23:11 ) describes the situation of the ‘chamber of Nathanmelech,’ and might be translated ‘in the colonnades,’ but it is difficult to understand how a Persian word could occur so early. Either the word is a late explanatory addition to the text, or perhaps we have a different word altogether, describing the office of Nathanmelech