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amraphel


amraphel


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Amraphel 
  king  of  Shinar,  southern  Chaldea,  one  of  the  confederates  of 
  Chedorlaomer,  king  of  Elam,  in  a  war  against  Sodom  and  cities  of 
  the  plain  (Gen.  14:1,  4).  It  is  now  found  that  Amraphel  (or 
  Ammirapaltu)  is  the  Khammu-rabi  whose  name  appears  on 
  recently-discovered  monuments.  (See  {CHEDORLAOMER}). 
  After  defeating  Arioch  (q.v.)  he  united  Babylonia  under  one 
  rule  and  made  Babylon  his  capital. 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Amraphel,  one  that  speaks  of  secrets