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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
MERODACH-BALADAN ( Isaiah 39:1; misspelt [in MT [Note: Massoretic Text.] , but not in LXX [Note: Septuagint.] ] Berodach-b . in 2 Kings 20:12 ). In Assyr. [Note: Assyrian.] the name is written Marduk-bal-iddina , and means ‘Merodach has given a son.’ For his history see p. 66 f.
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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Merodach-Baladan'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hdb/m/merodach-baladan.html. 1909.