Babulon <897>

Babulwn Babulon

Pronunciation:bab-oo-lone'
Origin:of Hebrew origin 0894 lbb
Reference:TDNT - 1:514,89
PrtSpch:n pr loc
In Greek:babulwn 6, babulwni 1, babulwnov 5
In NET:Babylon 12
In AV:Babylon 12
Count:12
Definition:Babylon = "confusion"

1) a very large and famous city, the residence of the Babylonian
kings, situated on both banks of the Euphrates. Cyrus had formerly
captured it, but Darius Hystaspis threw down its gates and walls,
and Xerxes destroyed the temple of Belis. At length the city was
reduced to almost solitude, the population having been drawn off
by the neighbouring Seleucia, built on the Tigris by Seleucus
Nicanor.
2) of the territory of Babylonia
3) allegorically, of Rome as the most corrupt seat of idolatry and the
enemy of Christianity
of Hebrew origin (894); Babylon, the capitol of Chaldaea (literally or
figuratively (as a type of tyranny)):- Babylon.
see HEBREW for 0894
Variations
in Bible:
Babylon (NET, KJV, NASB, NIV, NRSV, TEV)
Babylonian (NET)
Babylonians (NET)

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