« Atonement, Under the Law Babylon Backsliding »

Babylon

Origin of — Ge 10:8,10.

Origin of the name — Ge 11:8,9.

Was called

Land of the Chaldeans. — Eze 12:13.

Land of Shinar. — Da 1:2; Zec 5:11.

Land of Merathaim. — Jer 50:1,21.

Desert of the sea. — Isa 21:1,9.

Sheshach. — Jer 25:12,26.

Lady of kingdoms. — Isa 47:5.

Situated beyond the Euphrates — Ge 11:31; Jos 24:2,3.

Formerly a part of Mesopotamia — Ac 7:2.

Founded by the Assyrians, and a part of their empire — 2Ki 17:24; Isa 23:13.

Watered by the rivers Euphrates and Tigris — Ps 137:1; Jer 51:13.

Composed of many nations — Da 3:4; 3:29.

Governed by Kings — 2Ki 20:12; Da 5:1.

With Media and Persia divided by Darius 120 provinces — Da 6:1.

Presidents placed over — Da 2:48; 6:1.

Babylon the chief province of — Da 3:1.

Babylon the capital of

Its antiquity. — Ge 11:4,9.

Enlarged by Nebuchadnezzar. — Da 4:30.

Surrounded with a great wall and fortified. — Jer 51:53,58.

Called the golden city. — Isa 14:4.

Called the glory of kingdoms. — Isa 13:19.

Called beauty of Chaldees, &c. — Isa 13:19.

Called the city of merchants. — Eze 17:4.

Called Babylon the great. — Da 4:30.

Remarkable for

Antiquity. — Jer 5:15.

Naval power. — Isa 43:14.

Military power. — Jer 5:16; 50:23.

National greatness. — Isa 13:19; Jer 51:41.

Wealth. — Jer 50:37; 51:13.

Commerce. — Eze 17:4.

Manufacture of garments. — Jos 7:21.

Wisdom of senators. — Isa 47:10; Jer 50:35.

Inhabitants of

Idolatrous. — Jer 50:38; Da 3:18.

Addicted to magic. — Isa 47:9,12,13; Da 2:1,2.

Profane and sacrilegious. — Da 5:1-3.

Wicked. — Isa 47:10.

As a power was

Arrogant. — Isa 14:13,14; Jer 50:29,31,32.

Secure and self-confident. — Isa 47:7,8.

Grand and stately. — Isa 47:1,5.

Covetous. — Jer 51:13.

Oppressive. — Isa 14:4.

Cruel and destructive. — Isa 14:17; 47:6; Jer 51:25; Hab 1:6,7.

An instrument of God’s vengeance on other nations. — Jer 51:7; Isa 47:6.

Languages spoken in — Da 1:4; 2:4.

Armies of, described — Hab 1:7-9.

Represented by

A great eagle. — Eze 17:3.

A head of gold. — Da 2:32,37,38.

A lion with eagle’s wings. — Da 7:4.

Ambassadors of, sent to Hezekiah — 2Ki 20:12.

Nebuchadnezzar king of

Made Jehoiakim tributary. — 2Ki 24:1.

Besieged Jerusalem. — 2Ki 24:10,11.

Took Jehoiachin, &c captive to Babylon. — 2Ki 24:12,14-16; 2Ch 36:10.

Spoiled the temple. — 2Ki 24:13.

Made Zedekiah king. — 2Ki 24:17.

Rebelled against by Zedekiah. — 2Ki 24:20.

Besieged and took Jerusalem. — 2Ki 25:1-4.

Burned Jerusalem, &c. — 2Ki 25:9,10.

Took Zedekiah, &c captive to Babylon. — 2Ki 25:7,11,18-21; 2Ch 36:20.

Spoiled and burned the temple. — 2Ki 25:9,13-17; 2Ch 36:18,19.

Revolt of the Jews from, and their punishment illustrated — Eze 17:1-24.

The Jews exhorted to be subject to, and settle in — Jer 27:17; 29:1-7.

Treatment of the Jews in — 2Ki 25:27-30; Da 1:3-7.

Grief of the Jews in — Ps 137:1-6.

Destroyed by the Medes — Da 5:30,31.

Restoration of the Jews from — 2Ch 36:23; Ezr 1:1-2:67.

The gospel preached in — 1Pe 5:13.

A type of Antichrist — Re 16:19; 17:5.

Predictions respecting

Conquests by. — Jer 21:3-10; 27:2-6; 49:28-33; Eze 21:19-32; 29:18-20.

Captivity of the Jews by. — Jer 20:4-6; 22:20-26; 25:9-11; Mic 4:10.

Restoration of the Jews from. — Isa 14:1-4; 44:28; 48:20; Jer 29:10; 50:4,8,19.

Destruction of. — Isa 13:1-22; 14:4-22; 21:1-10; 47:1-15; Jer 25:12; 50:1-51:64.

Perpetual desolation of. — Isa 13:19-22; 14:22,23; Jer 50:13,39; 51:37.

Preaching of the gospel in. — Ps 87:4.

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