Character Study on Nergalsharezer

Character Study on Nergalsharezer

Jeremiah 39: And all the princes of the king of Babylon came in, and sat in the middle gate, even Nergalsharezer, Samgarnebo, Sarsechim, Rabsaris, Nergalsharezer, Rabmag, with all the residue of the princes of the king of Babylon.
Jeremiah 39: So Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard sent, and Nebushasban, Rabsaris, and Nergalsharezer, Rabmag, and all the king of Babylon's princes;

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Morrish Bible Dictionary - Nergalsharezer
1. Prince of the king of Babylon; he assisted at the destruction of Jerusalem. Jeremiah 39:3 .

2. Another prince present on the same occasion, whose title is given as Rab-mag, q.v. Jeremiah 39:3,13 . The latter probably became the king, who was named NERIGLISSAR.He killed his brother-in-law Evil-merodach, and succeeded to the throne, B.C. 559. On some bricks his name has been found as Nergal-shar-uzur, Rubu-emga.

The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary - Nergalsharezer
Captain of Nebuchadnezzar's army, (Jeremiah 39:3) A compound name, Ner, light-Shar, prince-Abzar, treasure.

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