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Babylonians
The residents of Babylonia.
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Babylonians
Babylonians [Heb. benê-ḇāḇel]. The inhabitants of Babylonia. They were among the colonists planted in Samaria by the Assyrians (Ezr. 4:9). The “picture of Babylonians” (Ezk. 23:15) refers to the bas-reliefs that decorated the walls of Babylonian palaces. The reports of them heard in Jerusalem
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Babylon (City Of); Babylonians
BABYLON (CITY OF); BABYLONIANS One of the most important cities of Mesopotamia, whose ancient name probably meant ‘the gate of the gods’. The ancient Hebrews understood the name differently: ‘Therefore is the name of it called Babel; because the Lord did there confound the language of all the earth’ (Gen.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Babylonians
Babylo´nians, the inhabitants of Babylon, a race of Shemitic origin, who were among the colonists planted in the cities of Samaria by the conquering Assyrians. Ezra 4:9.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BABYLONIANS
BABYLONIANS<bab-i-lo’-ni-anz>: The inhabitants of BABYLONIA (which see). They were among the colonists planted in Samaria by the Assyrians (Ezra 4:9). “The likeness of the Babylonians in Chaldea” (Ezekiel 23:15) refers to the pictures which were common on the walls of Babylonian palaces, and
Dictionary of the Old Testament: Historical Books
Babylonia, Babylonians
BABYLONIA, BABYLONIANSThe term Babylonia refers to the region lying in the center and south of Iraq in antiquity, and the term Babylonians indicates the people who inhabited it and shared its culture, language and religion. Although these two terms derive from the ancient native name of the city of
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Babylonians
BABYLONIANS, bab-i-lōʹni-anz: The inhabitants of Babylonia (q.v.). They were among the colonists planted in Samaria by the Assyrians (Ezr 4:9). “The likeness of the Babylonians in Chaldea” (Ezk 23:15) refers to the pictures which were common on the walls of Bab palaces, and the reports of them being