10 The beginning of his kingdom was [a](A)Babel and Erech and Accad and Calneh, in the land of (B)Shinar.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 10:10 Or Babylon

Therefore its name was called [a](A)Babel, because there the Lord confused the [b]language of the whole earth; and from there the Lord scattered them abroad over the face of the whole earth.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 11:9 Or Babylon; cf Heb balal, confuse
  2. Genesis 11:9 Lit lip

Cities of Israel Filled with Strangers

24 (A)The king of Assyria brought men from Babylon and from Cuthah and from [a](B)Avva and from (C)Hamath and Sepharvaim, and settled them in the cities of Samaria in place of the sons of Israel. So they possessed Samaria and lived in its cities.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Kings 17:24 In 2 Kin 18:34, Ivvah

Prophecies about Babylon

13 The [a](A)oracle concerning (B)Babylon which (C)Isaiah the son of Amoz saw.

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  1. Isaiah 13:1 Or burden of

Lament for Babylon

47 (A)Come down and sit in the dust,
O (B)virgin (C)daughter of Babylon;
Sit on the ground without a throne,
O daughter of the Chaldeans!
For you shall no longer be called (D)tender and delicate.

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The Choice Young Men

In the third year of the reign of (A)Jehoiakim king of Judah, (B)Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came to Jerusalem and besieged it.

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And another angel, a second one, followed, saying, “[a](A)Fallen, fallen is (B)Babylon the great, she who has (C)made all the nations drink of the (D)wine of the [b]passion of her immorality.”

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Footnotes

  1. Revelation 14:8 Lit Babylon...fell, fell, she who
  2. Revelation 14:8 Or wrath

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