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The Definition of the word 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 [20]CHEDORLAOMER). After "defeating Arioch (q.v.) he united Babylonia under one rule, and" made Babylon his capital.

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