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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:
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 13 times in 13 verses in 'Isa' in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:1 - מַשָּׂא בָּבֶל אֲשֶׁר חָזָה יְשַׁעְיָהוּ בֶּן־אָמֹוץ׃
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:19 - וְהָיְתָה בָבֶל צְבִי מַמְלָכֹות תִּפְאֶרֶת גְּאֹון כַּשְׂדִּים כְּמַהְפֵּכַת אֱלֹהִים אֶת־סְדֹם וְאֶת־עֲמֹרָה׃
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:4 - וְנָשָׂאתָ הַמָּשָׁל הַזֶּה עַל־מֶלֶךְ בָּבֶל וְאָמָרְתָּ אֵיךְ שָׁבַת נֹגֵשׂ שָׁבְתָה מַדְהֵבָה׃
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:22 - וְקַמְתִּי עֲלֵיהֶם נְאֻם יְהוָה צְבָאֹות וְהִכְרַתִּי לְבָבֶל שֵׁם וּשְׁאָר וְנִין וָנֶכֶד נְאֻם־יְהוָה׃
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 21:9 - וְהִנֵּה־זֶה בָא רֶכֶב אִישׁ צֶמֶד פָּרָשִׁים וַיַּעַן וַיֹּאמֶר נָפְלָה נָפְלָה בָּבֶל וְכָל־פְּסִילֵי אֱלֹהֶיהָ שִׁבַּר לָאָרֶץ׃
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 39:1 - בָּעֵת הַהִוא שָׁלַח מְרֹדַךְ בַּלְאֲדָן בֶּן־בַּלְאֲדָן מֶלֶךְ־בָּבֶל סְפָרִים וּמִנְחָה אֶל־חִזְקִיָּהוּ וַיִּשְׁמַע כִּי חָלָה וַיֶּחֱזָק׃
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 39:3 - וַיָּבֹא יְשַׁעְיָהוּ הַנָּבִיא אֶל־הַמֶּלֶךְ חִזְקִיָּהוּ וַיֹּאמֶר אֵלָיו מָה אָמְרוּ הָאֲנָשִׁים הָאֵלֶּה וּמֵאַיִן יָבֹאוּ אֵלֶיךָ וַיֹּאמֶר חִזְקִיָּהוּ מֵאֶרֶץ רְחֹוקָה בָּאוּ אֵלַי מִבָּבֶל׃
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 39:6 - הִנֵּה יָמִים בָּאִים וְנִשָּׂא כָּל־אֲשֶׁר בְּבֵיתֶךָ וַאֲשֶׁר אָצְרוּ אֲבֹתֶיךָ עַד־הַיֹּום הַזֶּה בָּבֶל לֹא־יִוָּתֵר דָּבָר אָמַר יְהוָה׃
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 39:7 - וּמִבָּנֶיךָ אֲשֶׁר יֵצְאוּ מִמְּךָ אֲשֶׁר תֹּולִיד יִקָּחוּ וְהָיוּ סָרִיסִים בְּהֵיכַל מֶלֶךְ בָּבֶל׃
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:14 - כֹּה־אָמַר יְהוָה גֹּאַלְכֶם קְדֹושׁ יִשְׂרָאֵל לְמַעַנְכֶם שִׁלַּחְתִּי בָבֶלָה וְהֹורַדְתִּי בָרִיחִים כֻּלָּם וְכַשְׂדִּים בָּאֳנִיֹּות רִנָּתָם׃
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:1 - רְדִי וּשְׁבִי עַל־עָפָר בְּתוּלַת בַּת־בָּבֶל שְׁבִי־לָאָרֶץ אֵין־כִּסֵּא בַּת־כַּשְׂדִּים כִּי לֹא תֹוסִיפִי יִקְרְאוּ־לָךְ רַכָּה וַעֲנֻגָּה׃
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 48:14 - הִקָּבְצוּ כֻלְּכֶם וּשֲׁמָעוּ מִי בָהֶם הִגִּיד אֶת־אֵלֶּה יְהוָה אֲהֵבֹו יַעֲשֶׂה חֶפְצֹו בְּבָבֶל וּזְרֹעֹו כַּשְׂדִּים׃
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 48:20 - צְאוּ מִבָּבֶל בִּרְחוּ מִכַּשְׂדִּים בְּקֹול רִנָּה הַגִּידוּ הַשְׁמִיעוּ זֹאת הֹוצִיאוּהָ עַד־קְצֵה הָאָרֶץ אִמְרוּ גָּאַל יְהוָה עַבְדֹּו יַעֲקֹב׃

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