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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