Easton's Bible Dictionary: M. G. Easton, M.A., D.D.

Nergal

The great dog; that is, lion, one of the chief gods of the Assyrians and Babylonians (2 Ki. 17:30), the god of war and hunting. He is connected with Cutha as its tutelary deity.


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