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Adrammelech(ədrăm`əlĕk), in the Bible. 1 God of a Samaritan cult. 2 One of the two men named as murderers of their father, Sennacherib; Sharezer was the other. Babylonian sources mention one son.
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and Sharezer murder father, Sennacherib, for Assyrian throne. [O.T.: II Kings 19:37]
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