Smith's Bible Dictionary


E'vil-mero'dach. (the fool of Merodach). 2Ki_25:27. The son and successor of Nebuchadnezzar. He reigned, but a short time, having ascended the throne on the death of Nebuchadnezzar in B.C. 561, and being himself succeeded by Neriglissar in B.C. 559. He was murdered by Neriglissar.


Taken from: Smith's Bible Dictionary by Dr. William Smith (1884)