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arioch


arioch


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Arioch 
  lion-like,  venerable.  (1.)  A  king  of  Ellasar  who  was  confederate 
  with  Chedorlamer  (Gen.  14:1,9).  The  tablets  recently  discovered 
  by  Mr  Pinches  (see  {CHALDEA})  show  the  true  reading  is 
  Eri-Aku  of  Larsa.  This  Elamite  name  meant  "servant  of  the 
  moon-god."  It  was  afterwards  changed  into  Rimsin  "Have  mercy,  O 
  moon-god."  (2.)  Dan.  2:14. 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Arioch,  long;  great;  tall