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.
So Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard sent, and Nebushasban, Rabsaris, and Nergalsharezer, Rabmag, and all the king of Babylon's princes;
Easton's Bible Dictionary
Assyrian Rab-mugi, "chief physician," "who was attached to the king (Jeremiah 39:3,13 ), the title of one of Sennacherib's officers sent with messages to Hezekiah and the people of Jerusalem (2 Kings 18:17-19:13 ;; Isaiah 36:12-37:13 )) demanding the surrender of the city. He was accompanied by a "great army;" but his mission was unsuccessful.
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
Jeremiah 39:3; Jeremiah 39:13. (See NERGAL SHAREZER.) Probably Magis not Magus or Magusu ("the Magi") of the Behistun inscription; the Magi had no standing in Neriglissar's time at Babylon. Εmga means "priest," so Rabmag is "chief priest." The office was one of high dignity, and gave opportunities for gaining possession of the throne.
Hitchcock's Bible Names
Who overthrows or destroys a multitude
The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary
A general in the king of Babylon's army. (Jeremiah 39:3) The word is compounded of Rab and Magiâthe chief of the magi, or wise men.
Morrish Bible Dictionary
This is not a proper name, but the title of Nergal-sharezer. Jeremiah 39:3,13 . It has been supposed by some to signify 'chief of the Magi,' and by others, 'chief priest.' On the monuments it is given as ruba emga, which has been interpreted 'the glorious prince.' This would be an appropriate title if Nergal-sharezer is the same person who became Neriglissar the king.
- chief of the body guard, and Nergal Sharezer was Rabmag
- Εmga means "priest," so Rabmag
is "chief priest
- Wise men, "Rabmag
," Jeremiah 39:3, which is used as a proper name, and properly signifies the prince Magus, or chief of the Magi
Another of the "princes," who bore the title of "Rabmag
- The Rabmag
(" translation="">Jeremiah 39:3; " translation="">Jeremiah 39:13) was probably the (or a) chief of this tribe who may have been either the chief physician attached to the Court or, more probably, a high official charged with the care of the horse and chariotry (see A
- After a two years' reign, in consequence of bad government he was murdered by Neriglissar, his brother-in-law, the Nergal Sharezer, Rabmag
(chief of the magi, or priests, a title assigned to Neriglissar in the inscriptions) of Jeremiah 39:3; Jeremiah 39:13-14. He only claims for his father the rank of Rabmag