Anammelech

Anammelech

[uh-nam-uh-lek]
noun
one of the gods worshiped by the Sepharvites. II Kings 17:31.
Also, Douay Bible, Anamelech.
Compare Adrammelech ( def 1 ).
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one of the gods worshipped by the people of Sepharvaim, who colonized Samaria (2 Kings 17:31). The name means "Anu is king." It was a female deity representing the moon, as Adrammelech (q.v.) was the male representing the sun.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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