The plain in Babylon where Nebuchadnezzar set up his golden image. Da 3:1.
the circle, the plain near Babylon in which Nebuchadnezzar set up a golden image, mentioned in Da 3:1. The place still retains its ancient name. On one of its many mounds the pedestal of what must have been a colossal statue has been found. It has been supposed to be that of the golden image.
Now Duair, S.E. of Babil (Da 3:1). Oppert found there the pedestal of a colossal statue.
Plain in the province of Babylon, where Nebuchadnezzar's golden image was set up. Da 3:1. Perhaps the same as Duair, S.E. of Babylon.
(a circle), the plain where Nebuchadnezzar set up the golden image,
has been sometimes identified with a tract a little below Tekrit, on the left bank of the Tigris, where the name Dur is still found. M. Oppert places the plain (or, as he calls it, the "valley") of Dura to the southeast of Babylon, in the vicinity of the mound of Dowair or Duair, where was found the pedestal of a huge statue.