Nisroch


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Nisroch

(nĭs`rŏk), in the Bible, Assyrian god in whose temple Sennacherib was worshiping when he was assassinated.
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Artefacts on display include a Bronze Age log boat found near Kilbirnie and a carving of the ancient Babylonian god Nisroch which is more 3000 years old.
Yet somehow supernatural and demigodic "angels" and "demons" are presented as independent segments of metaphysical realm--as well as the 40 or so named gods in the Bible: Ashtoreth, Tammuz, Diana, Jupiter, Nehushtan, Remphan, Chemosh, Nisroch, Molech, Rahab, and so on.
While he was worshiping in the temple of his god Nisroch, his sons Adrammelech and Sarezer struck him down with the sword.
The Assyrian god Nisroch, worshipped by King Sennacherib, was a human-figure who bore the head and wings of a vulture.
"One day while he was worshiping in the temple of his god Nisroch, his sons ...