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Below are articles from the following dictionary:
Torrey's New Topical Textbook

Babylon: Origin Of

Gen 10:8,10

Babylon: Origin of the Name

Gen 11:8,9

Babylon: Was Called

Land of the Chaldeans

Eze 12:13

Land of Shinar

Dan 1:2; Zec 5:11

Land of Merathaim

Jer 50:1,21

Desert of the sea

Isa 21:1,9


Jer 25:12,26

Lady of kingdoms

Isa 47:5

Babylon: Situated beyond the Euphrates

Gen 11:31; Jos 24:2,3

Babylon: Formerly a Part of Mesopotamia

Act 7:2

Babylon: Founded by the Assyrians, and a part of their empire

2Ki 17:24; Isa 23:13

Babylon: Watered by the Rivers Euphrates and Tigris

Psa 137:1; Jer 51:13

Babylon: Composed of Many Nations

Dan 3:4; 3:29

Babylon: Governed by Kings

2Ki 20:12; Dan 5:1

Babylon: With Media and Persia divided by Darius 120 provinces

Dan 6:1

Babylon: Presidents Placed Over

Dan 2:48; 6:1

Babylon: Babylon the Chief Province Of

Dan 3:1

Babylon: Babylon the Capital Of

Its antiquity

Gen 11:4,9

Enlarged by Nebuchadnezzar

Dan 4:30

Surrounded with a great wall and fortified

Jer 51:53,58

Called the golden city

Isa 14:4

Called the glory of kingdoms

Isa 13:19

Called beauty of Chaldees, &c

Isa 13:19

Called the city of merchants

Eze 17:4

Called Babylon the great

Dan 4:30

Babylon: Remarkable For


Jer 5:15

Naval power

Isa 43:14

Military power

Jer 5:16; 50:23

National greatness

Isa 13:19; Jer 51:41


Jer 50:37; 51:13


Eze 17:4

Manufacture of garments

Jos 7:21

Wisdom of senators

Isa 47:10; Jer 50:35

Babylon: Inhabitants Of


Jer 50:38; Dan 3:18

Addicted to magic

Isa 47:9,12,13; Dan 2:1,2

Profane and sacrilegious

Dan 5:1-3


Isa 47:10

Babylon: As a Power Was


Isa 14:13,14; Jer 50:29,31,32

Secure and self-confident

Isa 47:7,8

Grand and stately

Isa 47:1,5


Jer 51:13


Isa 14:4

Cruel and destructive

Isa 14:17; 47:6; Jer 51:25; Hab 1:6,7

An instrument of God's vengeance on other nations

Jer 51:7; Isa 47:6

Babylon: Languages Spoken In

Dan 1:4; 2:4

Babylon: Armies Of, Described

Hab 1:7-9

Babylon: Represented By

A great eagle

Eze 17:3

A head of gold

Dan 2:32,37,38

A lion with eagle's wings

Dan 7:4

Babylon: Ambassadors Of, Sent to Hezekiah

2Ki 20:12

Babylon: Nebuchadnezzar King Of

Made Jehoiakim tributary

2Ki 24:1

Besieged Jerusalem

2Ki 24:10,11

Took Jehoiachin, &c captive to Babylon

2Ki 24:12,14-16; 2Ch 36:10

Spoiled the temple

2Ki 24:13

Made Zedekiah king

2Ki 24:17

Rebelled against by Zedekiah

2Ki 24:20

Besieged and took Jerusalem

2Ki 25:1-4

Burned Jerusalem, &c

2Ki 25:9,10

Took Zedekiah, &c captive to Babylon

2Ki 25:7,11,18-21; 2Ch 36:20

Spoiled and burned the temple

2Ki 25:9,13-17; 2Ch 36:18,19

Babylon: Revolt of the Jews from, and their punishment illustrated

Eze 17:1-24

Babylon: The Jews Exhorted to Be Subject To, and Settle In

Jer 27:17; 29:1-7

Babylon: Treatment of the Jews In

2Ki 25:27-30; Dan 1:3-7

Babylon: Grief of the Jews In

Psa 137:1-6

Babylon: Destroyed by the Medes

Dan 5:30,31

Babylon: Restoration of the Jews From

2Ch 36:23; Ezr 1:1-2:67

Babylon: The Gospel Preached In

1Pe 5:13

Babylon: A Type of Antichrist

Rev 16:19; 17:5

Babylon: Predictions Respecting

Conquests by

Jer 21:3-10; 27:2-6; 49:28-33; Eze 21:19-32; 29:18-20

Captivity of the Jews by

Jer 20:4-6; 22:20-26; 25:9-11; Mic 4:10

Restoration of the Jews from

Isa 14:1-4; 44:28; 48:20; Jer 29:10; 50:4,8,19

Destruction of

Isa 13:1-22; 14:4-22; 21:1-10; 47:1-15; Jer 25:12; 50:1-51:64

Perpetual desolation of

Isa 13:19-22; 14:22,23; Jer 50:13,39; 51:37

Preaching of the gospel in

Psa 87:4


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