His latest book, Miami Babylon: Crime, Wealth and Power—A Dispatch From the Beach, was published in October.
When they ran out of food, he would “go down to Babylon to plunder,” which means stealing from grocery stores.
I remembered how, pre-April 2003, I had wandered freely through Iraq, from Babylon to Mosul and beyond.
Another quoted Psalm 137 to speak of the Jews exiled in Babylon longing for Zion.
His latest book, Miami Babylon: Crime, Wealth and Power—A Dispatch from the Beach, will be published in October.
And Jeremiah wrote in a book all the evil that should come upon Babylon, even all these words that are written concerning Babylon.
She arrived at Babylon after the messenger of Perdiccas had gone to visit Cleopatra.
From that time Babylon became greater and more terrible than Nineveh, whose power it inherited.
Well, were they not all good christians that obeyed and came out of Babylon?
I have sat under the Palm-trees of Tadmor; smoked a pipe among the ruins of Babylon.
mid-14c., from Greek version of Akkadian Bab-ilani "the gate of the gods," from bab "gate" + ilani, plural of ilu "god" (cf. Babel). The Old Persian form, Babiru-, shows characteristic transformation of -l- to -r- in words assimilated from Semitic.
The capital of the ancient empire of Babylonia, which conquered Israel in the sixth century b.c. The Jews were exiled to Babylon, which they found luxurious and corrupt. The prophet Daniel became a counselor to the king of Babylon (see the handwriting on the wall), and eventually the Israelites were allowed to return to their homeland. (See also Daniel in the lions' den.)
Note: A “Babylon” is any place of sin and corruption.