How Do You Spell BABYLON?

Correct spelling for the English word "babylon" is [b_ˈa_b_ɪ_l_ˌɒ_n], [bˈabɪlˌɒn], [bˈabɪlˌɒn]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of BABYLON

  1. in the Apocalypse, is the symbolical name by which Rome is denoted. ( Revelation 14:8 ; 17:18 ) The power of Rome was regarded by the later Jews as was that of Babylon by their forefathers. Comp. ( Jeremiah 51:7 ) with Reve 14:8 The occurrence of this name in ( 1 Peter 5:13 ) has given rise to a variety of conjectures, many giving it the same meaning as in the Apocalypse; others refer it to Babylon in Asia, and others still to Babylon in Egypt. The most natural supposition of all is that by Babylon is intended the old Babylon of Assyria, which was largely inhabited by Jews at the time in question.

Common Misspellings for BABYLON

Below is the list of 179 misspellings for the word "babylon".

Usage Examples for BABYLON

  1. He added, that he himself should shortly see the king at Babylon. - "Plutarch's Lives Volume III." by Plutarch
  2. At the end of twelve months, he walked in the palace of the kingdom of Babylon. - "Twenty-Four Short Sermons On The Doctrine Of Universal Salvation" by John Bovee Dods
  3. Nothing is more certain than that the status of women in Rome rose with the rise of civilisation exactly in the same way as in Babylon and in Egypt. - "The Truth About Woman" by C. Gasquoine Hartley
  4. Unto the king of Babylon little was given, and of him was little required. - "Sermons on National Subjects" by Charles Kingsley
  5. 9. His capture of Babylon. - "The Makers and Teachers of Judaism" by Charles Foster Kent