corner graphic   Hi,    
Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Go to

Bible Lexicons

Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #152 - אַדְרַמֶּלֶךְ

Word Origin
from (0142) and (04428)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Adrammelech = “honour of the king”

1) an idol or god of the Sepharvites, introduced to Israel by Shalmaneser the fifth

2) the son and murderer of Sennacherib

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (3) NAS (3) HCS (3)
2 Kings 2
Isaiah 1
2 Kings 2
Isaiah 1
2 Kings 2
Isaiah 1
n-p 3
n-p 3
n-p 3

Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 אַדְרַמֶּ֫לֶךְ proper name, masculine ( Adar is prince, Assyrian Adar-malik (?) see KAT2284, cf, ABK140; or A. is Counsellor, Decider, compare Dl K 52 f; otherwise Sayce Rel. Babylonian 7; on Babylonian god Adar see Schr KSGW 1880,19 f Dl K 52 f, but Sayce Rel, Babylonian 151 f; Jen Ko 457 f and others read Assyrian name Ninib; on Carthaginian יתנאדר see Bae Rel. 54)

1 a god of Sepharvaim 2 Kings 17:31.

2 parricidal son of Sennacherib 2 Kings 19:37; Isaiah 37:38.

אֲדֹרָם see אדנירם below אדון. above

אֲדַרְכּוֺן see דרכמון.

אֶדְרְעִי see דרע.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights reserved. Used by permission.
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

אַדְרַמֶּלֶךְ (contr. from אֶדֶר הַמֶּלֶךְ “magnificence of the king”), [Adrammelech], pr.n.

(1) of an idol of the Sepharvites, brought from Mesopotamia into Samaria, 2 Kings 17:31.

(2) a parricide son of Sennacherib, king of Assyria, Isaiah 37:38; 2 Kings 19:37.

These files are public domain and are a derivative of an electronic edition that is available
List of Word Forms
וְֽאַדְרַמֶּ֨לֶךְ ואדרמלך לְאַדְרַמֶּ֥לֶךְ לאדרמלך lə’aḏrammeleḵ lə·’aḏ·ram·me·leḵ leadramMelech veadramMelech wə’aḏrammeleḵ wə·’aḏ·ram·me·leḵ
Lectionary Calendar
Wednesday, November 25th, 2020
the Week of Christ the King / Proper 29 / Ordinary 34
Search for…
Choose a letter to browse:
Prev Entry
Next Entry
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