Merodach-baladan
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    Merodach-baladan

    King of Babylon in the days of Hezekiah (Isa. 39:1; see also 2 Kgs. 20:12, where he is called Berodach-baladan). He made an alliance with Hezekiah against Sargon, king of Assyria, who, after reducing Judah, Edom, and Moab to submission, deposed Merodach-baladan.