Parts of Speech

n pr loc

Root Word (Etymology)

from 1101, Greek 897 Babulwn

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 197

KJV Translation Count — 262x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: Babylon (257), Babylonian 1121 (3), Babel (2)

Outline of Biblical Usage

abel or Babylon = "confusion (by mixing)"
1. Babel or Babylon, the ancient site and/or capital of Babylonia (modern Hillah) situated on the Euphrates

Strong's Definitions

Babel, baw-bel'; from 1101; confusion; Babel (i.e. Babylon), including Babylonia and the Babylonian empire: — Babel, Babylon.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And the beginning of his kingdom was H894, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.


Therefore is the name of it called H894; because the LORD did there confound the language of all the earth: and from thence did the LORD scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.


And the king of Assyria brought men from H894, and from Cuthah, and from Ava, and from Hamath, and from Sepharvaim, and placed them in the cities of Samaria instead of the children of Israel: and they possessed Samaria, and dwelt in the cities thereof.


And the men of H894 made Succothbenoth, and the men of Cuth made Nergal, and the men of Hamath made Ashima,


At that time Berodachbaladan, the son of Baladan, king of H894, sent letters and a present unto Hezekiah: for he had heard that Hezekiah had been sick.


Then came Isaiah the prophet unto king Hezekiah, and said unto him, What said these men? and from whence came they unto thee? And Hezekiah said, They are come from a far country, even from H894.


Behold, the days come, that all that is in thine house, and that which thy fathers have laid up in store unto this day, shall be carried into H894: nothing shall be left, saith the LORD.


And of thy sons that shall issue from thee, which thou shalt beget, shall they take away; and they shall be eunuchs in the palace of the king of H894.


In his days Nebuchadnezzar king of H894 came up, and Jehoiakim became his servant three years: then he turned and rebelled against him.


And the king of Egypt came not again any more out of his land: for the king of H894 had taken from the river of Egypt unto the river Euphrates all that pertained to the king of Egypt.