G897 Βαβυλών - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

(a) Babylon, the ancient city on the Euphrates, to which the people of Jerusalem, etc., were transported, (b) hence allegorically of Rome, from the point of view of the Christian people.
Babylon, the capitol of Chaldæa (literally or figuratively (as a type of tyranny))
Derivation: of Hebrew origin (H894);

KJV Usage: Babylon.

1) a very large and famous city, the residence of the Babylonian kings, situated on both banks of the Euphrates. Cyrus had formerly captured it, but Darius Hystaspis threw down its gates and walls, and Xerxes destroyed the temple of Belis. At length the city was reduced to almost solitude, the population having been drawn off by the neighbouring Seleucia, built on the Tigris by Seleucus Nicanor.
2) of the territory of Babylonia
3) allegorically, of Rome as the most corrupt seat of idolatry and the enemy of Christianity
Literal: Babylon = "confusion"

Of Hebrew origin [H894]; Babylon, the capital of Chaldaea (literally or figuratively as a type of tyranny)

KJV Usage: Babylon.

View how G897 Βαβυλών is used in the Bible

11 occurrences of G897 Βαβυλών

Matthew 1:11
Matthew 1:12
Matthew 1:17
Acts 7:43
1 Peter 5:13
Revelation 14:8
Revelation 16:19
Revelation 17:5
Revelation 18:2
Revelation 18:10
Revelation 18:21

Corresponding Hebrew Words

babulon H894 bavel