Nebuchadrezzar


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Noun1.Nebuchadrezzar - (Old Testament) king of Chaldea who captured and destroyed Jerusalem and exiled the Israelites to Babylonia (630?-562 BC)Nebuchadrezzar - (Old Testament) king of Chaldea who captured and destroyed Jerusalem and exiled the Israelites to Babylonia (630?-562 BC)
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
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As Eliade specifies, Hebrew literature "gives the Gentile kings (Zadokite Fragments, IX: 19-20) the characteristics of the dragon: such is the Pompey described in the Psalms of Solomon (IX:29), the Nebuchadrezzar presented by Jeremiah (51:34).
Thus Nebuchadrezzar could proclaim that the temples and fortresses he restored in Babylon "were firmly laid on the Apsu--isissu Apsa usarsid [10] --and that their foundations were the very image of the Apsu--isissa mihrat Apsi.
In this volume Hurowitz offers a detailed literary analysis of the Hinke kudurru - a Babylonian monument from Nippur that details a land grant to the priest Nusku-ibni in the sixteenth year of Nebuchadrezzar I (1125-1104 B.