NEBUCHADNEZZAR
GENDER: Masculine
Meaning & History
From the Akkadian name Nabu-kudurri-usur meaning "NABU preserve my firstborn son". This name was borne by a 12th-century BC king of the Babylonian Empire. It was also borne by a 6th-century BC king of the Neo-Babylonian Empire. He captured Jerusalem, and ultimately destroyed the city's temple and deported many of its citizens, as told in the Old Testament.
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VARIANT: Nabu-Kudurri-Usur (Ancient Near Eastern)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Nabouchodonosor (Biblical Greek), Nevukhadnetztzar (Biblical Hebrew), Nabuchodonosor (Biblical Latin)
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