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Shinar

Bridgeway Bible Dictionary

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Shinar was an ancient name for the land of Babylon. Its chief towns were Babel, Erech and Accad, and its most famous warrior was Nimrod (Genesis 10:9-10; Genesis 11:1-9; Genesis 14:1; Isaiah 11:11; Daniel 1:2). (For details see BABEL; BABYLON.)

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Fleming, Don. Entry for 'Shinar'. Bridgeway Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​bbd/​s/shinar.html. 2004.
 
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