The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 897 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
Babulwvnof Hebrew origin (0894)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
bab-oo-lone' Noun Location
Babylon = "confusion"
  1. a very large and famous city, the residence of the Babylonian kings, situated on both banks of the Euphrates. Cyrus had formerly captured it, but Darius Hystaspis threw down its gates and walls, and Xerxes destroyed the temple of Belis. At length the city was reduced to almost solitude, the population having been drawn off by the neighbouring Seleucia, built on the Tigris by Seleucus Nicanor.
  2. of the territory of Babylonia
  3. allegorically, of Rome as the most corrupt seat of idolatry and the enemy of Christianity
King James Word Usage - Total: 12
Babylon 12
KJV Verse Count
1 Peter1

Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Babulon". "The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon". .

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