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Babylon


1. Origin of. Ge 10:8,10.

2. Origin of the name. Ge 11:8,9.

3. Was called

a. Land of the Chaldeans. Eze 12:13.

b. Land of Shinar. Da 1:2; Zec 5:11.

c. Land of Merathaim. Jer 50:1,21.

d. Desert of the sea. Isa 21:1,9.

e. Sheshach. Jer 25:12,26.

f. Lady of kingdoms. Isa 47:5.

4. Situated beyond the Euphrates. Ge 11:31; Jos 24:2,3.

5. Formerly a part of Mesopotamia. Ac 7:2.

6. Founded by the Assyrians, and a part of their empire. 2Ki 17:24; Isa 23:13.

7. Watered by the rivers Euphrates and Tigris. Ps 137:1; Jer 51:13.

8. Composed of many nations. Da 3:4; 3:29.

9. Governed by Kings. 2Ki 20:12; Da 5:1.

10. With Media and Persia divided by Darius 120 provinces. Da 6:1.

11. Presidents placed over. Da 2:48; 6:1.

12. Babylon the chief province of. Da 3:1.

13. Babylon the capital of

a. Its antiquity. Ge 11:4,9.

b. Enlarged by Nebuchadnezzar. Da 4:30.

c. Surrounded with a great wall and fortified. Jer 51:53,58.

d. Called the golden city. Isa 14:4.

e. Called the glory of kingdoms. Isa 13:19.

f. Called beauty of Chaldees, &c. Isa 13:19.

g. Called the city of merchants. Eze 17:4.

h. Called Babylon the great. Da 4:30.

14. Remarkable for

a. Antiquity. Jer 5:15.

b. Naval power. Isa 43:14.

c. Military power. Jer 5:16; 50:23.

d. National greatness. Isa 13:19; Jer 51:41.

e. Wealth. Jer 50:37; 51:13.

f. Commerce. Eze 17:4.

g. Manufacture of garments. Jos 7:21.

h. Wisdom of senators. Isa 47:10; Jer 50:35.

15. Inhabitants of

a. Idolatrous. Jer 50:38; Da 3:18.

b. Addicted to magic. Isa 47:9,12,13; Da 2:1,2.

c. Profane and sacrilegious. Da 5:1-3.

d. Wicked. Isa 47:10.

16. As a power was

a. Arrogant. Isa 14:13,14; Jer 50:29,31,32.

b. Secure and self-confident. Isa 47:7,8.

c. Grand and stately. Isa 47:1,5.

d. Covetous. Jer 51:13.

e. Oppressive. Isa 14:4.

f. Cruel and destructive. Isa 14:17; 47:6; Jer 51:25; Hab 1:6,7.

g. An instrument of God’s vengeance on other nations. Jer 51:7; Isa 47:6.

17. Languages spoken in. Da 1:4; 2:4.

18. Armies of, described. Hab 1:7-9.

19. Represented by

a. A great eagle. Eze 17:3.

b. A head of gold. Da 2:32,37,38.

c. A lion with eagle’s wings. Da 7:4.

20. Ambassadors of, sent to Hezekiah. 2Ki 20:12.

21. Nebuchadnezzar king of

a. Made Jehoiakim tributary. 2Ki 24:1.

b. Besieged Jerusalem. 2Ki 24:10,11.

c. Took Jehoiachin, &c captive to Babylon. 2Ki 24:12,14-16; 2Ch 36:10.

d. Spoiled the temple. 2Ki 24:13.

e. Made Zedekiah king. 2Ki 24:17.

f. Rebelled against by Zedekiah. 2Ki 24:20.

g. Besieged and took Jerusalem. 2Ki 25:1-4.

h. Burned Jerusalem, &c. 2Ki 25:9,10.

i. Took Zedekiah, &c captive to Babylon. 2Ki 25:7,11,18-21; 2Ch 36:20.

j. Spoiled and burned the temple. 2Ki 25:9,13-17; 2Ch 36:18,19.

22. Revolt of the Jews from, and their punishment illustrated. Eze 17:1-24.

23. The Jews exhorted to be subject to, and settle in. Jer 27:17; 29:1-7.

24. Treatment of the Jews in. 2Ki 25:27-30; Da 1:3-7.

25. Grief of the Jews in. Ps 137:1-6.

26. Destroyed by the Medes. Da 5:30,31.

27. Restoration of the Jews from. 2Ch 36:23; Ezr 1:1-2:67.

28. The gospel preached in. 1Pe 5:13.

29. A type of Antichrist. Re 16:19; 17:5.

30. Predictions respecting

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

b. Captivity of the Jews by. Jer 20:4-6; 22:20-26; 25:9-11; Mic 4:10.

c. Restoration of the Jews from. Isa 14:1-4; 44:28; 48:20; Jer 29:10; 50:4,8,19.

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

e. Perpetual desolation of. Isa 13:19-22; 14:22,23; Jer 50:13,39; 51:37.

f. Preaching of the gospel in. Ps 87:4.