Wherefore, Yasher-Baal stood forth boldly before the many and the mighty, and he
declared that his son Adrammelech should be made king over Shinar, that the glory
of Sumer might not be diminished before the children of men.
One of the sons of Yasher-Baal who was appointed by his father to become the next
king of Shinar after the death of his brother, Remlah [B:15:49]. After the destruction
of Zion by an earthquake, and after the subsequent loss of his father through madness,
Adrammelech made war against his brothers in an attempt to seize the great throne
of Sumer. Adrammelech however, was poisoned by one of his wives at the behest of
Marduk, King of Uruk. Later, the unfaithful wife was murdered by one of her sons.