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Example sentences from the Web for Babylon
Their interest in stars suggests Babylon, famous for its astrologers.
In Babylon, I wrote the music for the film and it was on the fly.‘Lovers Rock’—The Story Behind The Music In Steve McQueen’s Tribute To Reggae|cmurray|November 28, 2020|Essence.com
But Babylon asks us to do a little more: It wants us to empathize.'Babylon' Review: The Dumb Lives of Trigger-Happy Cops|Melissa Leon|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
O daughter of Babylon… Happy shall he be, that taketh and dasheth thy little ones against the stones.
Read Psalm 137, the one that was turned into the catchy reggae song “Rivers of Babylon.”
The Israelites were carried off to Babylon, where they wept by the waters.
The many glories of Babylon, for example, lay unexplored not far from the boundaries of Baghdad.
Ezechias shews all his treasures to the ambassadors of Babylon: upon which Isaias foretells the Babylonish captivity.
As a nation, after the return from Babylon, under Nehemiah, the whole people and their rulers also entered into covenant with God.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
The prophet foretells the seventy years captivity; after that the destruction of Babylon, and other nations.
And all this land shall be a desolation, and an astonishment: and all these nations shall serve the king of Babylon seventy years.
The prophet sends chains to divers kings, signifying that they must bend their necks under the yoke of the king of Babylon.
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Cultural definitions for Babylon (1 of 2)
The capital of the ancient empire of Babylonia, which conquered Israel in the sixth century b.c. The Jews (see also 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.)