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Baladan
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Baladan
Baladan (בַּלְאֲדָן‎, bal'adan). The father of Merodach-baladan (2 Kgs 20:12; Isa 39:1).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Baladan (Person)
BALADAN (PERSON) [Heb balʾădān (בַּלְאֲדָן)]. According to 2 Kgs 20:12 (= Isa 39:1), the father of Merodach-baladan, a ruler of Babylon who sent a diplomatic delegation to King Hezekiah of Judah. However, it is very uncertain whether this name is actually that of Merodach-baladan’s father. Merodach-baladan
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Baladan
Baladan. King of Babylon and father of Merodach-baladan. Baladan’s son sent letters and a gift to King Hezekiah of Judah after Hezekiah’s recovery from a serious illness (2 Kgs 20:12; Is 39:1).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Baladan
Baladan balʹə-dən [Heb. balaḏān]. In 2 K. 20:12; Isa. 39:1, the father of Merodach-baladan king of Babylon (721–710; 704 b.c.), whose native name was Marduk-apla-iddina II.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Baladan
BALADAN King of Babylon and father of Merodach-baladan. Baladan’s son sent letters and a gift to King Hezekiah of Judah after Hezekiah’s recovery from a serious illness (2 Kgs 20:12; Is 39:1).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Baladan
BALADAN. The father of Merodach-baladan, king of Babylon (2 Kgs 20:12, RSV; (Isa 39:1).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Baladan
Baladan (Heb. balʾăḏān)The father of Merodach-baladan, king of Babylon and contemporary of King Hezekiah of Judah (2 Kgs. 20:12 = Isa. 39:1).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Baladan
Baladan [bălˊə dən] (Heb. bal˒aḏān). The father of Merodach-baladan, king of Babylon and contemporary of Hezekiah king of Judah (2 Kgs. 20:12 par. Isa. 39:1).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Baladan
BALADAN The father of Merodach-baladan of Babylon (2 Kgs 20:12; Isa 39:1). He was king of Babylon from about 721 to 710 b.c., and then again in 704 b.c.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Baladan
BAL´ADAN (balʹa-dan; Akkad. “[He] Marduk has given a son”).A shortened form of Merodach-Baladan (Babylonian: Marduk-apla-iddina) or Berodach-Baladan, king of Babylon twice (721–710 and 703) in the time of Hezekiah, king of Judah (2 Kings 20:12; Isa. 39:1). He was a powerful Chaldean leader who was able
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Baladan
Baladanhe has given a son, the father of the Babylonian king (2 Kings 20:12; Isa. 39:1) Merodach-baladan (q.v.).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Baladan
BALADAN [BAL uh dan] — the father of Merodach–Baladan (2 Kin. 20:12; Is. 39:1), king of Babylon during the reign of Hezekiah, king of Judah.
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