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Nergal-sharezer

NERGAL-SHAREZER (nûr'găl-sha-rē'zêr, Assyr. nerghal sar-usar, may Nergal protect the prince). The son-in-law of Nebuchadnezzar. He is also called Neriglissar. Evil-Merodach (Amil-Marduk), who succeeded Nebuchadnezzar as king, was assassinated by Nergal-Sharezer, who then became king (Jer.39.3-Jer.39.13).