Babylonians (Babylonian Captivity)
The residents of Babylonia during the Babylonian Captivity.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
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
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
Dictionary of the Old Testament: Historical Books
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, 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