897. Babulón
Strong's Concordance
Babulón: "gate of god(s)," Babylon, a large city situated astride the Euphrates river
Original Word: Βαβυλών, ῶνος, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: Babulón
Phonetic Spelling: (bab-oo-lone')
Short Definition: Babylon
Definition: (a) Babylon, the ancient city on the Euphrates, to which the people of Jerusalem, etc., were transported, (b) hence allegorically of Rome, from the point of view of the Christian people.
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897 BabylṓnBabylon, the wicked, godless city in ancient Mesopotamia, was the most powerful city in the world in OT times (especially from 605 bc to 539 bc). Literal Babylon is referred to in Mt 1:11,12 and Ac 7:19.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of Akk. origin, cf. Babel
Definition
"gate of god(s)," Babylon, a large city situated astride the Euphrates river
NASB Translation
Babylon (12).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 897: Βαβυλών

Βαβυλών, Βαβυλῶνος, (Hebrew בָּבֶל from בָּלַל to confound, according to Genesis 11:9; cf. Aeschylus Pers. 52 Βαβυλών δ' πολύχρυσος παμμικτον ὄχλον πέμπει σύρδην. But more correctly, as it seems, from בַּל בָּאב the gate i. e. the court or city of Belus (Assyr.Bab-Il the Gate of God; (perhaps of Il, the supreme God); cf. Schrader, Keilinschr. u. d. Alt. Test. 2te Aufl., p. 127f; Oppert in the Zeitsch. d. Deutsch. Morg. Gesellschaft, viii., p. 595)), Babylon, formerly a very celebrated and large 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 Belus. At length the city was reduced almost to a solitude, the population having been drawn off by the neighboring Seleucia, built on the Tigris by Seleucus Nicanor. (Cf. Prof. Rawlinson in B. D. under the word and his Herodotus, vol. i. Essays vi. and viii., vol. ii. Essay iv.) The name is used in the N. T.

1. of the city itself: Acts 7:43; 1 Peter 5:13 (where some have understood Babylon, a small town in Egypt, to be referred to; but in opposition cf. Mayerhoff, Einl. in die petrin. Schriften, p. 126ff; (cf. 3 at the end below)).

2. of the territory, Babylonia: Matthew 1:11f, 17; (often so in Greek writings).

3. allegorically, of Rome as the most corrupt seat of idolatry and the enemy of Christianity: Revelation 14:8 (here Rec.elz Βαβουλων); (in the opinion of some 1 Peter 5:13 also; (cf. 1 at the end, above)).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
Babylon.

Of Hebrew origin (Babel); Babylon, the capitol of Chaldaea (literally or figuratively (as a type of tyranny)) -- Babylon.

see HEBREW Babel

Forms and Transliterations
ΒΑΒΥΛΩΝ Βαβυλὼν Βαβυλωνι Βαβυλῶνι Βαβυλωνος Βαβυλῶνος βαδδίν βαδιείται βάδιζε βαδίζειν βαδίζετε βαδίζον βάδιζον βαδίζοντες βαδίζων βαδιούνται βαδίσαντες βαδίσας βαδίσατε βαδίσης βάδισον βαθέως BABULoN BABULŌN Babuloni Babulōni Babulonos Babulōnos BABYLoN BABYLŌN Babylṑn Babyloni Babylôni Babylōni Babylō̂ni Babylonos Babylônos Babylōnos Babylō̂nos
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Strong's Greek 897
12 Occurrences


Βαβυλὼν — 6 Occ.
Βαβυλῶνι — 1 Occ.
Βαβυλῶνος — 5 Occ.

Matthew 1:11 N-GFS
GRK: τῆς μετοικεσίας Βαβυλῶνος
NAS: of the deportation to Babylon.
KJV: they were carried away to Babylon:
INT: of the deportation to Babylon

Matthew 1:12 N-GFS
GRK: τὴν μετοικεσίαν Βαβυλῶνος Ἰεχονίας ἐγέννησεν
NAS: the deportation to Babylon: Jeconiah
KJV: they were brought to Babylon, Jechonias
INT: the deportation to Babylon Jechoniah was father of

Matthew 1:17 N-GFS
GRK: τῆς μετοικεσίας Βαβυλῶνος γενεαὶ δεκατέσσαρες
NAS: to the deportation to Babylon, fourteen
KJV: the carrying away into Babylon [are] fourteen
INT: the deportation to Babylon generations fourteen

Matthew 1:17 N-GFS
GRK: τῆς μετοικεσίας Βαβυλῶνος ἕως τοῦ
NAS: and from the deportation to Babylon to the Messiah,
KJV: the carrying away into Babylon unto
INT: the deportation to Babylon to the

Acts 7:43 N-GFS
GRK: ὑμᾶς ἐπέκεινα Βαβυλῶνος
NAS: WILL REMOVE YOU BEYOND BABYLON.'
KJV: away beyond Babylon.
INT: you beyond Babylon

1 Peter 5:13 N-DFS
GRK: ἡ ἐν Βαβυλῶνι συνεκλεκτὴ καὶ
NAS: She who is in Babylon, chosen together
KJV: The [church that is] at Babylon, elected together with
INT: she in Babylon elected with [you] and

Revelation 14:8 N-NFS
GRK: Ἔπεσεν ἔπεσεν Βαβυλὼν ἡ μεγάλη
NAS: fallen is Babylon the great,
KJV: saying, Babylon is fallen,
INT: Is fallen is fallen Babylon the great

Revelation 16:19 N-NFS
GRK: ἔπεσαν καὶ Βαβυλὼν ἡ μεγάλη
NAS: fell. Babylon the great
KJV: great Babylon came in remembrance
INT: fell and Babylon the great

Revelation 17:5 N-NFS
GRK: γεγραμμένον μυστήριον ΒΑΒΥΛΩΝ Η ΜΕΓΑΛΗ
NAS: a mystery, BABYLON THE GREAT,
KJV: MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT,
INT: written Mystery Babylon the Great

Revelation 18:2 N-NFS
GRK: Ἔπεσεν ἔπεσεν Βαβυλὼν ἡ μεγάλη
NAS: fallen is Babylon the great!
KJV: saying, Babylon the great
INT: Is fallen is fallen Babylon the great

Revelation 18:10 N-NFS
GRK: ἡ μεγάλη Βαβυλὼν ἡ πόλις
NAS: city, Babylon, the strong
KJV: city Babylon, that mighty
INT: great Babylon the city

Revelation 18:21 N-NFS
GRK: ὁρμήματι βληθήσεται Βαβυλὼν ἡ μεγάλη
NAS: So will Babylon, the great
KJV: city Babylon be thrown down,
INT: with violence will be cast down Babylon the great

12 Occurrences

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