one of the gods worshiped by the Sepharvites. II Kings 17:31.
a son of Sennacherib. II Kings 19:37.
Adar the king. (1.) An idol; a form of the sun-god worshipped by the inhabitants of Sepharvaim (2 Kings 17:31), and brought by the Sepharvite colonists into Samaria. (2.) A son of Sennacherib, king of Assyria (2 Kings 19:37; Isa. 37:38).
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