of or relating to Babylon or Babylonia.
an inhabitant of ancient Babylonia.
the dialect of Akkadian spoken in Babylonia.
Compare Akkadian (def 1).
So no, this time I do not have much to say about the Babylonian Talmud.
Really Living It Raphael Magarik November 15, 2012
Those are the facts,” as H.L. Mencken once said, “and I’m sorry to have the Babylonian indecency of printing them.
The Ultimate Wingnuts John Avlon October 10, 2010
The Assyrian and Babylonian empires appear throughout the Old Testament as examples of ruthless grandeur and godless decadence.
ISIS Is About to Destroy Biblical History in Iraq Christopher Dickey July 6, 2014
The Babylonian creation story bears striking similarities to the one in Genesis.
The Truth About Genesis Bruce Feiler September 17, 2009
an inhabitant of ancient Babylon or Babylonia
the extinct language of Babylonia, belonging to the E Semitic subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic family: a dialect of Akkadian
of, relating to, or characteristic of ancient Babylon or Babylonia, its people, or their language
decadent or depraved
1560s; see Babylon + -ian. From 1630s as an adjective. Earlier in the adjectival sense was Babylonical (1530s).
- Babylonian captivity
the period of the exile of the Jews in Babylonia, 597–538 b.c. the exile of the popes at Avignon, 1309–77. noun the exile of the Jews in Babylonia from about 586 to about 538 bc the exile of the seven popes in Avignon (1309–77) noun the period of during which the Jews were exiled by […]
of or relating to Babylon or Babylonia. extremely luxurious. wicked; sinful. an inhabitant of ancient Babylonia. the dialect of Akkadian spoken in Babylonia. Compare Akkadian (def 1). Contemporary Examples The exact origin of its discovery is unknown, but may have arisen from a hunt led by the babylonians. 17 Facts to Crack the Mystery of […]
Babylonian. Historical Examples But after the Babylonish captivity a part of them returned and settled down here. Historical Miniatures August Strindberg But then he went on to say that it was no longer applicable to the Babylonish captivity. Earl Hubert’s Daughter Emily Sarah Holt He then took upon himself the title of king, which had […]
- Babylonish garment
babylonish garment a robe of rich colours fabricated at Babylon, and hence of great value (Josh.7:21).