Amraphel



amraphel

king of Shinar, southern Chaldea, one of the confederates of Chedorlaomer, king of Elam, in a war against Sodom and cities of the plain (Gen. 14:1, 4). It is now found that Amraphel (or Ammirapaltu) is the Khammu-rabi whose name appears on recently-discovered monuments. (See CHEDORLAOMER ØT0000781). After defeating Arioch (q.v.) he united Babylonia under one rule, and made Babylon his capital.

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Here was something at sight of which amraphel started anxiously.
Istar of Babylon Margaret Horton Potter

That, according to amraphel’s way of thinking, did not at all lessen her power.
Istar of Babylon Margaret Horton Potter

Every one looked to amraphel for his idea of this information.
Istar of Babylon Margaret Horton Potter

It was well enough that amraphel could not read Belshazzar’s heart.
Istar of Babylon Margaret Horton Potter

More of them believed in the divinity of Istar than in the word of amraphel, powerful as he was.
Istar of Babylon Margaret Horton Potter

Daniel paused, and amraphel looked at him with a little curl of the lip.
Istar of Babylon Margaret Horton Potter

What, in the name of Nergal’s holiness, do you with the bullock’s goad, amraphel!
Istar of Babylon Margaret Horton Potter

In the third the voice of amraphel was heard, bidding him rise.
Istar of Babylon Margaret Horton Potter

“Beware, amraphel,” he said, so softly that the priest just caught the words.
Istar of Babylon Margaret Horton Potter

The Jew had gone rather sick, and amraphel himself was white to the lips.
Istar of Babylon Margaret Horton Potter

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