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Lexicon :: Strong's H894 - bāḇel

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בָּבֶל
Transliteration
bāḇel
Pronunciation
baw-bel'
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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 197

Strong’s Definitions

בָּבֶל Bâbel, baw-bel'; from H1101; confusion; Babel (i.e. Babylon), including Babylonia and the Babylonian empire:—Babel, Babylon.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 262x

The KJV translates Strong's H894 in the following manner: Babylon (257x), Babylonian (with H1121) (3x), Babel (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 262x
The KJV translates Strong's H894 in the following manner: Babylon (257x), Babylonian (with H1121) (3x), Babel (2x).
  1. Babel or Babylon = "confusion (by mixing)"

    1. Babel or Babylon, the ancient site and/or capital of Babylonia (modern Hillah) situated on the Euphrates

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בָּבֶל Bâbel, baw-bel'; from H1101; confusion; Babel (i.e. Babylon), including Babylonia and the Babylonian empire:—Babel, Babylon.
STRONGS H894: Abbreviations
בָּבֶ֫ל 262 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 20:17מִבָּבֶ֫לָה 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 + 31 times 2 Kings; + 18 times 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 + 19 times Ezekiel; Jeremiah 20:4 (twice in verse); Jeremiah 20:5, 6 165 times 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.)

See related Aramaic BDB entry H895.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

10:10; 11:9; 11:9

2 Kings

17:24; 20:12; 20:17; 20:18; 24:1; 24:7; 24:11; 24:12; 25:27

Nehemiah

13:6

Esther

2:6

Psalms

87:4; 137:1; 137:8

Isaiah

13:1; 13:19; 14:4; 14:22; 21:9; 39:1; 39:3; 39:6; 39:7; 43:14; 47:1; 47:1; 48:14; 48:20

Jeremiah

20:1; 20:4; 20:5; 20:6; 27:16; 50:28; 50:42; 52:31; 52:34

Ezekiel

12:13; 12:13

Daniel

1:1

Micah

4:10

Zechariah

2:11; 6:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H894 matches the Hebrew בָּבֶל (bāḇel),
which occurs 262 times in 233 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 5 (Gen 10:10–Isa 13:1)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:10 - The beginning of his kingdom was [fn]Babel H894 and Erech and Accad and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:9 - Therefore its name was called [fn]Babel H894, because there Yahweh confused the [fn]language of the whole earth; and from there Yahweh scattered them over the face of the whole earth.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:24 -

And the king of Assyria brought men from Babylon H894 and from Cuthah and from [fn]Avva and from Hamath and Sepharvaim, and settled them in the cities of Samaria in place of the sons of Israel. So they possessed Samaria and lived in its cities.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:30 - And the men of Babylon H894 made Succoth-benoth, the men of Cuth made Nergal, the men of Hamath made Ashima,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 20:12 -

At that time [fn]Berodach-baladan a son of Baladan, king of Babylon H894, sent letters and a present to Hezekiah, for he heard that Hezekiah had been sick.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 20:14 - Then Isaiah the prophet came to King Hezekiah and said to him, “What did these men say, and from where have they come to you?” And Hezekiah said, “They have come from a far country, from Babylon H894.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 20:17 - ‘Behold, the days are coming when all that is in your house, and all that your fathers have treasured up to this day will be carried to Babylon H894; nothing shall be left,’ says Yahweh.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 20:18 - ‘And some of your sons who will issue from you, whom you will beget, will be taken away; and they will become officials in the palace of the king of Babylon H894.’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 24:1 -

In his days Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon H894 came up, and Jehoiakim became his servant for three years; then he turned and rebelled against him.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 24:7 - And the king of Egypt did not go out of his land again, for the king of Babylon H894 had taken all that belonged to the king of Egypt from the brook of Egypt to the river Euphrates.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 24:10 -

At that time the servants of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon H894 went up to Jerusalem, and the city came under siege.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 24:11 - And Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon H894 came to the city, while his servants were besieging it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 24:12 - Then Jehoiachin the king of Judah went out to the king of Babylon H894, he and his mother and his servants and his commanders and his officials. So the king of Babylon H894 took him captive in the eighth year of his reign.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 24:15 -

So he took Jehoiachin away into exile to Babylon H894; also the king’s mother and the king’s wives and his officials and the leading men of the land, he led away into exile from Jerusalem to Babylon H894.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 24:16 - Now all the valiant men, seven thousand, and the craftsmen and the smiths, one thousand, all mighty men who could wage war, and these the king of Babylon H894 brought into exile to Babylon H894.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 24:17 - Then the king of Babylon H894 made [fn]his uncle Mattaniah king in his place and changed his name to Zedekiah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 24:20 - For through the anger of Yahweh this came about in Jerusalem and Judah until He cast them out from His presence. And Zedekiah rebelled against the king of Babylon H894.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:1 -

Now in the ninth year of his reign, on the tenth day of the tenth month, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon H894 came, he and all his military force, against Jerusalem, and he camped against it and built a siege wall all around [fn]it.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:6 - Then they seized the king and brought him up to the king of Babylon H894 at Riblah, and they spoke their judgment on him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:7 - And they slaughtered the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes; then he blinded the eyes of Zedekiah and bound him with bronze fetters and brought him to Babylon H894.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:8 -

Now on the seventh day of the fifth month, which was the nineteenth year of King Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon H894, Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard, a servant of the king of Babylon H894, came to Jerusalem.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:11 - Then the rest of the people who were left in the city and the defectors who had defected to the king of Babylon H894 and the rest of the multitude, Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard took away into exile.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:13 -

Now the bronze pillars which were in the house of Yahweh, and the stands and the bronze sea which were in the house of Yahweh, the Chaldeans shattered and carried the [fn]bronze to Babylon H894.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:20 - And Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard took them and led them to the king of Babylon H894 at Riblah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:21 - Then the king of Babylon H894 struck them down and put them to death at Riblah in the land of Hamath. So Judah went into exile from its land.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:22 -

Now as for the people who were left in the land of Judah, whom Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon H894 had left, he appointed Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan over them.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:23 - Then all the commanders of the military forces, they and their men, heard that the king of Babylon H894 had appointed Gedaliah governor. So they came to Gedaliah to Mizpah, namely, Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, and Johanan the son of Kareah, and Seraiah the son of Tanhumeth the Netophathite, and Jaazaniah the son of the Maacathite, they and their men.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:24 - Then Gedaliah swore to them and their men and said to them, “Do not be afraid of the servants of the Chaldeans; live in the land and serve the king of Babylon H894, and it will be well with you.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:27 -

Now it happened in the thirty-seventh year of the exile of Jehoiachin king of Judah, in the twelfth month, on the twenty-seventh day of the month, that Evil-merodach king of Babylon H894, in the year that he became king, lifted up the head of Jehoiachin king of Judah from prison;

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:28 - and he spoke to him good words, and he set his throne above the throne of the kings who were with him in Babylon H894.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 9:1 -

So all Israel was recorded by genealogies; and behold, they are written in the Book of the Kings of Israel. And Judah was taken away into exile to Babylon H894 for their unfaithfulness.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:31 - Even in the matter of the envoys of the rulers of Babylon H894, who sent to him to inquire of the miraculous sign that had happened in the land, God left him alone only to test him, that He might know all that was in his heart.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 33:11 - Therefore Yahweh brought the commanders of the army of the king of Assyria against them, and they captured Manasseh with [fn]hooks, bound him with bronze chains, and took him to Babylon H894.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 36:6 - Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon H894 came up against him and bound him with bronze chains to lead him off to Babylon H894.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 36:7 - Nebuchadnezzar also brought some of the articles of the house of Yahweh to Babylon H894 and put them in his temple at Babylon H894.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 36:10 - And at the turn of the year King Nebuchadnezzar sent and brought him to Babylon H894 with the valuable articles of the house of Yahweh, and he made his relative Zedekiah king over Judah and Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 36:18 - And all the articles of the house of God, great and small, and the treasures of the house of Yahweh, and the treasures of the king and of his officials, he brought them all to Babylon H894.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 36:20 - And those who had escaped from the sword he took away into exile to Babylon H894; and they were slaves to him and to his sons until the rule of the kingdom of Persia,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 1:11 - All the articles of gold and silver numbered 5,400. Sheshbazzar brought them all up with the exiles who went up from Babylon H894 to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:1 -

Now these are the [fn]people of the province who came up out of the captivity of the exiles whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon H894 had taken away into exile to Babylon H894, and who returned to Jerusalem and Judah, each to his city.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:6 - This Ezra went up from Babylon H894, and he was a scribe skilled in the law of Moses, which Yahweh, the God of Israel had given; and the king granted him all [fn]he requested because the hand of Yahweh his God was upon him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:9 - For on the first of the first month [fn]he began to go up from Babylon H894; and on the first of the fifth month he came to Jerusalem, because the good hand of his God was upon him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 8:1 -

Now these are the heads of their fathers’ households and the genealogical records of those who went up with me from Babylon H894 in the reign of King Artaxerxes:

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:6 -

These are the [fn]people of the province who came up out of the captivity of the exiles whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon H894 had taken away into exile, and who returned to Jerusalem and Judah, each to his city,

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:6 - But during all this time I was not in Jerusalem, for in the thirty-second year of Artaxerxes king of Babylon H894 I had gone to the king. After some time, however, I asked leave from the king,
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:6 - who had been taken away into exile from Jerusalem with the exiles who had been taken away into exile with Jeconiah king of Judah, whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon H894 had taken away into exile.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 87:4 -

“I shall mention [fn]Rahab and Babylon H894 among those who know Me;

Behold, Philistia and Tyre with [fn]Ethiopia:

‘This one was born there.’”

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:1 -

By the rivers of Babylon H894,

There we sat and also wept,

When we remembered Zion.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:8 -

O daughter of Babylon H894, you devastated one,

How blessed will be the one who repays you

With [fn]the recompense with which you have recompensed us.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:1 -

The [fn]oracle concerning Babylon H894 which Isaiah the son of Amoz beheld.


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