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American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
The son and successor of Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, B. C. 561. His friendly treatment of Jehoiachin the captive king of Judah, in releasing him from prison and variously distinguishing him above other captives, is mentioned to his praise, 2 Kings 25:27; Jeremiah 52:31 - 34 . His reign and life were cut short by a conspiracy, headed by Neriglissar his sister's husband, who succeeded him.
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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Evil-Merodach'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/e/evil-merodach.html. 1859.