Arioch

Arioch Scripture - Daniel 2:24

Therefore Daniel went in unto Arioch, whom the king had ordained to destroy the wise [men] of Babylon: he went and said thus unto him; Destroy not the wise [men] of Babylon: bring me in before the king, and I will shew unto the king the interpretation....

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Arioch Scripture - Genesis 14:9

With Chedorlaomer the king of Elam, and with Tidal king of nations, and Amraphel king of Shinar, and Arioch king of Ellasar; four kings with five....

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Arioch Scripture - Genesis 14:1

And it came to pass in the days of Amraphel king of Shinar, Arioch king of Ellasar, Chedorlaomer king of Elam, and Tidal king of nations;...

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Arioch in Wikipedia

is a Hebrew name that means "fierce lion". It originally appears in the Book of Genesis chapter 14 as the name of the "King of Ellasar", part of the confederation of kings who did battle with the kings of Sodom and Gomorrah and with Abraham in the Battle of the Vale of Siddim. Earlier in the 20th century, it was common to identify him with "Er...

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Arioch in Fausset's Bible Dictionary

("lion-like".) 1. King of Ellasar. (Genesis 14:1; Genesis 14:9). (See ELLASAR.) 2. Captain of Nebuchadnezzar's guard (Daniel 2:14)....

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Arioch in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE

ar'-i-ok: ('aryokh): (1) The name of the vassal king of Ellasar, under Chedorlaomer, king of Elam, and Amraphel, king of Shinar (Babylonia), who took part in the expedition against Sodom, Gomorrah and other states (Gen 14:1,9). Assyriologists generally, and probably rightly, identify Arioch with Eri- Aku (which see), king of Larsa, Ellasar bein...

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Arioch in Naves Topical Bible

1. King of Ellasar Ge 14:1,9 -2. Captain of Nebuchadnezzars guard Da 2:14,15,24,25...

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Arioch in Smiths Bible Dictionary

(venerable). 1. The king of Eliasar, one of the allies of Chedorlaomer in his expedition against his rebellious tributaries. Ge 14:1 (B.C. 1921-1912.) 2. The captain of Nebuchadnezzar's body-guard. Da 2:14 etc. 3. Properly Eirioch, or Erioch, mentioned in Judith 1:6 as king of the Elymaeans....

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Arioch in Easton's Bible Dictionary

lion-like, venerable. (1.) A king of Ellasar who was confederate with Chedorlamer (Gen. 14:1,9). The tablets recently discovered by Mr. Pinches (see CHALDEA -T0000758) show the true reading is Eri-Aku of Larsa. This Elamite name meant "servant of the moon-god." It was afterwards changed into Rimsin, "Have mercy, O moon-god." (2.) Dan. 2:1...

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