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Chedorlaomer

Chedorlaomer (kĕdˈərlāˈōmər, –lāōˈ–) [key], in the Bible, king of Elam. With him were allied Amraphel, king of Shinar; Arioch, king of Ellasar; and Tidal, "king of nations." They attacked the Cities of the Plain and were pursued and slain by Abraham.

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