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Merodach

[mer-uh-dahk] /ˈmɛr əˌdɑk/
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Merodach in the Bible

death; slaughter, the name of a Babylonian god, probably the planet Mars (Jer. 50:2), or it may be another name of Bel, the guardian divinity of Babylon. This name frequently occurs as a surname to the kings of Assyria and Babylon.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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