Babel (Aramaic);



Parts of Speech

n pr loc

Root Word (Etymology)

corresponding to 894

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 197

KJV Translation Count — 25x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: Babylon (25)

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'; (Aramaic) corresponding to 894: — Babylon.

Concordance Results Using KJV

But after that our fathers had provoked the God of heaven unto wrath, he gave them into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar the king of H895, the Chaldean, who destroyed this house, and carried the people away into H895.


But in the first year of Cyrus the king of H895 the same king Cyrus made a decree to build this house of God.


And the vessels also of gold and silver of the house of God, which Nebuchadnezzar took out of the temple that was in Jerusalem, and brought them into the temple of H895, those did Cyrus the king take out of the temple of H895, and they were delivered unto one, whose name was Sheshbazzar, whom he had made governor;


Now therefore, if it seem good to the king, let there be search made in the king's treasure house, which is there at H895, whether it be so, that a decree was made of Cyrus the king to build this house of God at Jerusalem, and let the king send his pleasure to us concerning this matter.


Then Darius the king made a decree, and search was made in the house of the rolls, where the treasures were laid up in H895.


And also let the golden and silver vessels of the house of God, which Nebuchadnezzar took forth out of the temple which is at Jerusalem, and brought unto H895, be restored, and brought again unto the temple which is at Jerusalem, every one to his place, and place them in the house of God.


And all the silver and gold that thou canst find in all the province of H895, with the freewill offering of the people, and of the priests, offering willingly for the house of their God which is in Jerusalem:


For this cause the king was angry and very furious, and commanded to destroy all the wise men of H895.


Then Daniel answered with counsel and wisdom to Arioch the captain of the king's guard, which was gone forth to slay the wise men of H895:


That they would desire mercies of the God of heaven concerning this secret; that Daniel and his fellows should not perish with the rest of the wise men of H895.