Adrammelech

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.

Adrammelech

and Sharezer murder father, Sennacherib, for Assyrian throne. [O.T.: II Kings 19:37]
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We know from other parts of the Bible that child sacrifice was practiced by various nations in Biblical times: "And the Avites made Nibhaz and Tartak, and the Sepharvites burnt their children in the fire to Adrammelech and Anammelech, the gods of the Sepharvaim.