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 Nab-man.Nabob’ (generally called Na’bob). 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Nabo or Nebo.
One of the divinities of the Assyrians, supposed to be the moon. (See Isa. xlvi. 1.) Many of the kings of Babylon assumed the name.   1
       Nabonassar is Nabo-n-assar, Nabe-of-Asshur or Assyria.
       Nabochadanasor is Nabo-chadon (or adon)-[n]-assur, i.e. Nabo-king-of-Asshur or Assyria.
       Nabopolassar is Nabo-[son of] pul-Assyrian.
       Nebochadnezzar is Nebo-chad (or adon)-n-assur, i.e. Nabo or Nebo-king-of-Asshur.
   Belchazzar is Baal-ch’-azzar, i.e. Baal-chadon-n-assar, or Baal-king-of Asshur.   2

 Nab-man.Nabob’ (generally called Na’bob). 


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