MERODACH mĭ rō’ dăk (מְרֹדַכְ). Hebrew VS of Akkad. Marduk, the Babylonian god. Merodach is the divine element in some personal names: Evil-Merodach (
The prophet declared against Babylon that “Bel is put to shame, Merodach is dismayed” (
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
me-ro’-dak, mer’-o-dak (merodhakh): The supreme deity of the Babylonians (
See Astronomy, sec. II, 11; BABYLONIA AND ASSYRIA, RELIGION OF; NIMROD.