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


Probably connected with the Hebrew word nesher, an eagle. An Assyrian god, supposed to be that represented with the head of an eagle. Sennacherib was killed in the temple of this idol (2 Ki. 19:37; Isa. 37:38).

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