Babylon in the OT
Babylon (OT) • Babylon in the Old Testament
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Babylon (OT)
The partly restored ziggurat (temple-tower) at Agur Quf, dating to c. 1400 b.c.Babylon (OT) bab′uh-luhn (בָּבֶלH951, from Akk. bāb-ilī, bāb-ilāni, “the gate of god[s]”; Gk. Βαβυλών G956). Capital of the land of Babylonia, S Iraq, from which the land takes its name (see Assyria and Babylonia).