Nergal-sharezer (Nuhr´gal-shuh-ree´zuhr)

A Babylonian official. The name occurs three times in the Bible (Jer 39:3 [twice], Jer 39:13), for officers present in Jerusalem during and after the siege of 587 BCE.

Jer 39:3

3When Jerusalem was taken, all the officials of the king of Babylon came and sat in the middle gate: Nergal-sharezer, Samgar-nebo, Sarsechim the Rabsaris, Nerga ... View more

Jer 39:13

13So Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard, Nebushazban the Rabsaris, Nergal-sharezer the Rabmag, and all the chief officers of the king of Babylon sent

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