Strong's Hebrew: 894. בָּבֶל (Babel) -- an E. Mediterranean empire and its capital city
894. Babel
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Babel: an E. Mediterranean empire and its capital city
Original Word: בָּבֶל
Part of Speech: Proper Name Location
Transliteration: Babel
Phonetic Spelling: (baw-bel')
Short Definition: Babylon

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
perhaps from balal
Definition
an E. Mediterranean empire and its capital city
NASB Translation
Babel (2), Babylon (257), Babylonians* (3).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
בָּבֶ֫ל262 proper name, of a location Babel, Babylon (in Assyrian written Bab-ilu, gate of god DlPa 212, compare on other hand JenKosmol. 498) — with ָ  ה locative בָּבֶ֫לָה Ezekiel 12:13 +, בָּבֶ֑לָה 2 Kings 20:17 #NAME?מִבָּבֶ֫לָה Jeremiah 27:16; — the ancient capital of Babylonia, modern Hillah, situated on Euphrates, in long. approximately 440 30° east, and latitude approximately 320 50° north; Genesis 10:10; Genesis 11:9 (where name connected with בלל confuse, confound), both J, not elsewhere in Hexateuch; 2 Kings 17:24 31t. 2Kings; 18t. Chronicles; Esther 2:6; late Psalm 87:4; Psalm 137:1; Psalm 137:8; Isa2; Isa3, namely Isaiah 13:1,19; Isaiah 14:4,22; Isaiah 21:9; Isaiah 39:1,3,6,7; Isaiah 43:14; Isaiah 47:1; Isaiah 48:14,20; Micah 4:10 (but here probably not original, compare RSProph. vii. n. 5 & references) Zechariah 2:11; Zechariah 6:10; Daniel 1:1; Ezekiel 12:13 19t. Ezekiel; Jeremiah 20:4 (twice in verse); Jeremiah 20:5,6 165t. Jeremiah — note especially ׳אֶרֶץ בּ Jeremiah 50:28; also of land & people = realm, particular in ׳מֶלֶךְ בּ 2 Kings 20:12 of Merodach Baladan; 2 Kings 20:18; 2 Kings 24:1,7,11,12 (twice in verse) + often of Nebuchadrezzar; 2 Kings 25:27 = Jeremiah 52:31 compare Jeremiah 52:34 of Evil-Merodach; Nehemiah 13:6 of Artaxerxes; the city personified as בַּת בָּבֶל Isaiah 47:1; Jeremiah 50:42. (See DlPa 212 COT Genesis 11:9 KG95.)

בָּבֶל proper name, of a location Babylon (Biblical Hebrew id.); — Daniel 2:12 15t. Daniel; 9t. Ezra.



Strong's
Babel, Babylon

From balal; confusion; Babel (i.e. Babylon), including Babylonia and the Babylonian empire -- Babel, Babylon.

see HEBREW balal

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