Evilmerodach

Evilmerodach

Babylonian king; kind to captive king, Jehoiachin. [O.T.: II Kings 25:27–29]
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There is an Old Testament parallel for the ending of Acts with the unresolved fate of Paul: King Kehoiachin is treated kindly as a captive by King Evilmerodach of Babylon in 2 Kings 25: 28-30; see Trompf 1984, 227.