9 Bible Verses about Babylon, History Of

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Genesis 10:8-10

And, Cush begat Nimrod. - he, became a hero in the earth; he, became a hero of hunting before Yahweh, for this cause, it is said. Like Nimrod, a hero of hunting before Yahweh. So the beginning of his kingdom came to be Babel, and Erech, and Accad and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.

Genesis 11:1-9

So it came to pass that, all the earth, was of one manner of speech, - and of one stock of words. And it came to pass as they brake away onwards, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar, and dwelt there. Then said they, each man to his friend, Come on! let us make bricks, and burn them thoroughly, - So the bricks, served them for stone, and bitumen, served them for mortar,read more.
And they said Come on! let us build for ourselves a city, and a tower with its head in the heavens, so let us make for ourselves a name, - lest we be scattered abroad over the face of all the earth. And Yahweh came down, to behold the city, and the tower, - which the sons of men had built. Then said Yahweh: Lo! one people and one manner of speech, have they all, this, then is what they have begun to do, - now, therefore, nothing will be withholden from them which they may plan to do. Come on! let us go down, and there confuse their speech, - that they may not under-stand, each man the speech of his friend. So Yahweh scattered them from thence over the face of all the earth, - and so they left off building the city. For this cause, was the name thereof called Babel; because there, did Yahweh confuse the speech of all the earth, - and, from thence, did Yahweh scatter them abroad, over the face of all the earth.

Genesis 14:1

And it came to pass, in the days of Amraphel, king of Shinar, Arioch, king of Ellasar, - Chedorlaomer king of Elam, and Tidal king of Goim,

Daniel 4:30

the king spake and said, Is not, this, Babylon the great, - which, I myself, have built as the home of the kingdom, by the might of my power, and for the dignity of my majesty?

Isaiah 13:19

Thus shall Babylon - The most lovely of kingdoms, The majestic beauty of the Chaldees - Become as in the divine overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah.

Isaiah 14:4

that thou shalt take up this taunt over the king of Babylon, and shalt say: - How hath ceased the oppressor! Ceased the exactress!

Jeremiah 51:44

So will I bring punishment upon Bel in Babylon, And will bring forth what he hath swallowed out of his mouth, And the nations shall stream unto him no more, - Even the wall of Babylon hath fallen!

Isaiah 45:1

Thus, saith Yahweh, to his Anointed, to Cyrus - Whose right hand I have firmly grasped To subdue before him, nations, And the loins of kings, will I ungird, - To open, before him, the two-leaved doors, And, the gates, shall not be shut:

Isaiah 46:1

Bel, hath crouched, Nebo, is cowering, Their images, are delivered up to beast and to cattle, - The things ye carried about, are become a load, A burden, to the weary!

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