Babel

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

Ba·bel

noun \ˈbā-bəl, ˈba-\

Definition of BABEL

1
:  a city in Shinar where the building of a tower is held in Genesis to have been halted by the confusion of tongues
2
often not capitalized
a :  a confusion of sounds or voices
b :  a scene of noise or confusion

Origin of BABEL

Middle English, from Hebrew Bābhel, from Akkadian bāb-ilu gate of god
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Bible Terms

antediluvian, apocalyptic, apocrypha, behemoth

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