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Amraphel

AMRAPHEL (ăm'ra-fĕl, Heb. ’amrāphel). King of Shinar, one of four kings, led by Kedorlaomer, king of Elam, who invaded Palestine to crush a rebellion (Gen.14.1-Gen.14.24). After pillaging Sodom and Gomorrah, they took Lot and his goods and departed. Amraphel has not been identified with any king known in secular history. It is no longer thought that he can be equated with Hammurabi.