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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #746 - אַרְיוֹךְ
Arioch = “lion-like”
1) the ancient king of Ellasar, ally of Chedorlaomer
2) the chief of the executioners for Nebuchadnezzar
אַרְיוֹךְ [Arioch], Assyriaco-Chaldaic pr.n.
(1) of a king of the land of Ellasar, Genesis 14:1, Genesis 14:9 compare Jdt_1:6.
(2) of the captain of the royal guard in the court of Babylon, Daniel 2:14. Properly lion-like man, from אֲרִי and the syllable اك, with which adjectives end in Persic. [“Sanscr. Arjaka, to be reverenced. Bohlen.” Ges. add.]
the Week of Proper 21 / Ordinary 26