The Glossary of Terms



Harper’s Bible Dictionary

edited by Paul J. Achtemier (San Francisco: Harper and Row, 1985)

You are strongly recommended to add to your library the excellent revised edition of Harper's Bible Dictionary titled, The Harper Collins Bible Dictionary, Revised Edition [book review], edited by Paul J. Achtemeier, with the Society of Biblical Literature (NY: Harper Collins, 1996). It is currently the best one-volume Bible dictionary in English, and it is available at Border's Books, Christian Science Reading Rooms,, or

Evil-merodach, a Neo-Babylonian (Chaldean) king (561-560 b.c.) and the immediate successor of Nebuchadnezzar II. Evil-merodach released King Jehoiachin from imprisonment; the Judean king was given an allowance, and for the remainder of his life he dined at the Babylonian king’s table (2 Kings 25:27-30; Jer. 52:31-34). Evil-merodach may have been trying to modify his father’s policies; he was killed in a revolution.

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