corner graphic   Hi,    
ver. 2.0.20.04.09
Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Go to classic.studylight.org/

Bible Dictionaries

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible

Nebo (1)

Resource Toolbox

NEBO (Assyr. [Note: Assyrian.] NabĂ» , ‘Announcer’). A Bab. [Note: Babylonian.] deity who presided over literature and science. The cuneiform system of writing was credited to his invention. He was the son and messenger of Bel-Marduk; whose will to mortals he interpreted. The planet Mercury was sacred to Nebo. The chief centre of his worship was the temple of E-Zida in Borsippa, between which and the temple of Marduk in Babylon took place the great annual processions of which we find a reminiscence in Isaiah 46:1 f. The name Neho appears as an element in many Babylonian names Nehuchadrezzar, Nebuzaradan, Abed-nego (properly Abed-nebo), etc.

W. M. Nesbit.


Copyright Statement
These files are public domain.
Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. Used by Permission.

Bibliography Information
Hastings, James. Entry for 'Nebo (1)'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/hdb/n/nebo-1.html. 1909.

Lectionary Calendar
Thursday, April 9th, 2020
Maundy Thursday
There are 3 days til Easter!
ADVERTISEMENT
Search for…
Enter query in the box:
 or 
Choose a letter to browse:
A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M 
N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  Y  Z 

 
Prev Entry
Nebo
Next Entry
Nebuchadnezzar
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient contact form
Powered by Lightspeed Technology