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Word Origin for Shamash
Example sentences from the Web for shamash
My father lit candles for me; Like a torch the Shamash shone.Why Israel Named Its Gaza War After a Hanukkah Poem|Ethan Perlson|December 30, 2008|DAILY BEAST
We find that Khammurabi was very devoted to Shamash, the early type of sun-god.Myths & Legends of Babylonia & Assyria|Lewis Spence
War being uppermost in their thoughts, the other side of Shamash's nature—his power and violence—was not overlooked.
When the king mercifully sets certain captives free, it is in the presence of Shamash that he performs this act.
(whom he addresses as 'Son of Shamash') to put his name upon it as his fathers had done in the past.The Religion of Ancient Palestine|Stanley A. Cook
He calls Shamash the 'protecting deity,' but the protection vouchsafed by Shamash is to be understood in a peculiar sense.