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Torrey's Topical Textbook

Babylon

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  • Origin of
    Genesis 10:8,10

  • Origin of the name
    Genesis 11:8,9

  • WAS CALLED
    • Land of the Chaldeans
      Ezekiel 12:13
    • Land of Shinar
      Daniel 1:2 ; Zechariah 5:11
    • Land of Merathaim
      Jeremiah 50:1,21
    • Desert of the sea
      Isaiah 21:1,9
    • Sheshach
      Jeremiah 25:12,26
    • Lady of kingdoms
      Isaiah 47:5

  • Situated beyond the Euphrates
    Genesis 11:31 ; Joshua 24:2,3

  • Formerly a part of Mesopotamia
    Acts 7:2

  • Founded by the Assyrians, and a part of their empire
    2 Kings 17:24 ; Isaiah 23:13

  • Watered by the rivers Euphrates and Tigris
    Psalm 137:1 ; Jeremiah 51:13

  • Composed of many nations
    Daniel 3:4 ; 3:29

  • Governed by Kings
    2 Kings 20:12 ; Daniel 5:1

  • With Media and Persia divided by Darius 120 provinces
    Daniel 6:1

  • Presidents placed over
    Daniel 2:48 ; 6:1

  • Babylon the chief province of
    Daniel 3:1

  • BABYLON THE CAPITAL OF
    • Its antiquity
      Genesis 11:4,9
    • Enlarged by Nebuchadnezzar
      Daniel 4:30
    • Surrounded with a great wall and fortified
      Jeremiah 51:53,58
    • Called the golden city
      Isaiah 14:4
    • Called the glory of kingdoms
      Isaiah 13:19
    • Called beauty of Chaldees, &c
      Isaiah 13:19
    • Called the city of merchants
      Ezekiel 17:4
    • Called Babylon the great
      Daniel 4:30

  • REMARKABLE FOR
    • Antiquity
      Jeremiah 5:15
    • Naval power
      Isaiah 43:14
    • Military power
      Jeremiah 5:16 ; 50:23
    • National greatness
      Isaiah 13:19 ; Jeremiah 51:41
    • Wealth
      Jeremiah 50:37 ; 51:13
    • Commerce
      Ezekiel 17:4
    • Manufacture of garments
      Joshua 7:21
    • Wisdom of senators
      Isaiah 47:10 ; Jeremiah 50:35

  • INHABITANTS OF
    • Idolatrous
      Jeremiah 50:38 ; Daniel 3:18
    • Addicted to magic
      Isaiah 47:9,12,13 ; Daniel 2:1,2
    • Profane and sacrilegious
      Daniel 5:1-3
    • Wicked
      Isaiah 47:10

  • AS A POWER WAS
    • Arrogant
      Isaiah 14:13,14 ; Jeremiah 50:29,31,32
    • Secure and self-confident
      Isaiah 47:7,8
    • Grand and stately
      Isaiah 47:1,5
    • Covetous
      Jeremiah 51:13
    • Oppressive
      Isaiah 14:4
    • Cruel and destructive
      Isaiah 14:17 ; 47:6 ; Jeremiah 51:25 ; Habakkuk 1:6,7
    • An instrument of God's vengeance on other nations
      Jeremiah 51:7 ; Isaiah 47:6

  • Languages spoken in
    Daniel 1:4 ; 2:4

  • Armies of, described
    Habakkuk 1:7-9

  • REPRESENTED BY
    • A great eagle
      Ezekiel 17:3
    • A head of gold
      Daniel 2:32,37,38
    • A lion with eagle's wings
      Daniel 7:4

  • Ambassadors of, sent to Hezekiah
    2 Kings 20:12

  • NEBUCHADNEZZAR KING OF
    • Made Jehoiakim tributary
      2 Kings 24:1
    • Besieged Jerusalem
      2 Kings 24:10,11
    • Took Jehoiachin, &c captive to Babylon
      2 Kings 24:12,14-16 ; 2 Chronicles 36:10
    • Spoiled the temple
      2 Kings 24:13
    • Made Zedekiah king
      2 Kings 24:17
    • Rebelled against by Zedekiah
      2 Kings 24:20
    • Besieged and took Jerusalem
      2 Kings 25:1-4
    • Burned Jerusalem, &c
      2 Kings 25:9,10
    • Took Zedekiah, &c captive to Babylon
      2 Kings 25:7,11,18-21 ; 2 Chronicles 36:20
    • Spoiled and burned the temple
      2 Kings 25:9,13-17 ; 2 Chronicles 36:18,19

  • Revolt of the Jews from, and their punishment illustrated
    Ezekiel 17:1-24

  • The Jews exhorted to be subject to, and settle in
    Jeremiah 27:17 ; 29:1-7

  • Treatment of the Jews in
    2 Kings 25:27-30 ; Daniel 1:3-7

  • Grief of the Jews in
    Psalm 137:1-6

  • Destroyed by the Medes
    Daniel 5:30,31

  • Restoration of the Jews from
    2 Chronicles 36:23 ; Ezra 1:1-2:67

  • The gospel preached in
    1 Peter 5:13

  • A type of Antichrist
    Revelation 16:19 ; 17:5

  • PREDICTIONS RESPECTING
    • Conquests by
      Jeremiah 21:3-10 ; 27:2-6 ; 49:28-33 ; Ezekiel 21:19-32 ; 29:18-20
    • Captivity of the Jews by
      Jeremiah 20:4-6 ; 22:20-26 ; 25:9-11 ; Micah 4:10
    • Restoration of the Jews from
      Isaiah 14:1-4 ; 44:28 ; 48:20 ; Jeremiah 29:10 ; 50:4,8,19
    • Destruction of
      Isaiah 13:1-22 ; 14:4-22 ; 21:1-10 ; 47:1-15 ; Jeremiah 25:12 ; 50:1-51:64
    • Perpetual desolation of
      Isaiah 13:19-22 ; 14:22,23 ; Jeremiah 50:13,39 ; 51:37
    • Preaching of the gospel in
      Psalm 87:4

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Bibliography Information
Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Babylon'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. http://www.studylight.org/concordances/ttt/b/babylon.html. 1897.


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