Nebuchadnezzar [ neb- uh-k uhd- nez-er, neb-y oo- ] SHOW IPA / ˌnɛb ə kədˈnɛz ər, ˌnɛb yʊ- / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun Also Neb·u·chad·rez·zar [neb- uh-k uhd- rez-er, neb-y oo-] /ˌnɛb ə kədˈrɛz ər, ˌnɛb yʊ-/ a king of Babylonia, 604?–561? b.c., and conqueror of Jerusalem. 2 Kings 24, 25. ( sometimes lowercase) a bottle for wine holding 20 quarts (18.9 liters).
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Origin of Nebuchadnezzar
From Late Latin
Nabuchodonosor, from Greek Nabouchodonósor, from Hebrew Nəbhukhaneʾṣṣar, incorrect transcription of Akkadian Nabū-kudurri-uṣur “Nabu protect the borders; Nabu protect the crown”; Nəbhukhareʾṣṣar, the correct Hebrew transcription, also appears in the Hebrew Bible; def. 2 was first recorded in 1910–15 ] Words nearby Nebuchadnezzar Nebo
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How to use Nebuchadnezzar in a sentence
Three lambs in a fiery furnace represent the three Hebrew children in the furnace of
The first part of the book has found a fulfillment in the destruction of the city by
He rebelled against King
Nebuchadnezzar after the second invasion (2 Kings xxiv:20).
The King of Babylon,
Nebuchadnezzar, is the chosen instrument through whom the drawn and sharpened sword does its judgment work. British Dictionary definitions for Nebuchadnezzar (1 of 2) noun a wine bottle, used esp for display, holding the equivalent of twenty normal bottles (approximately 520 ounces) Word Origin for Nebuchadnezzar
C20: named after
Nebuchadnezzar ², from the custom of naming large wine bottles after Old Testament figures; compare jeroboam British Dictionary definitions for Nebuchadnezzar (2 of 2) Nebuchadnezzar 2 Nebuchadrezzar ( ˌnɛbjʊkədˈrɛzə) noun Old Testament a king of Babylon, 605–562 bc, who conquered and destroyed Jerusalem and exiled the Jews to Babylon (II Kings 24–25)
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