Merathaim

Merathaim [N] [S]

double rebellion, probably a symbolical name given to Babylon ( Jeremiah 50:21 ), denoting rebellion exceeding that of other nations.

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M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

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Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Merathaim". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Merathaim [N] [E]

(double rebellion ), The land of, alluding to the country of the Chaldeans, and to the double captivity which it had inflicted on the nation of Israel. ( Jeremiah 50:21 )


[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Merathaim'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

MERATHAIM

mer-a-tha'-im (merathayim "double rebellion"):

A name used for Babylon in Jeremiah 50:21. According to Delitzsch it may be equivalent to the Babylonian Marratun, i.e. land by the nar Marratu, "the bitter river" (Persian Gulf) = Southern Babylonia (OHL, under the word).


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Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'MERATHAIM'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.