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Babel, Tower of

David G. Burke

in The Oxford Guide to People and Places of the Bible

Published in print January 2001 | ISBN: 9780195146417
Published online January 2002 | e-ISBN: 9780199891283
Babel, Tower of

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Babel is the Hebrew word for Babylon, which the Babylonians themselves explained as meaning “gate of God.” This etymology

Reference Entry.  302 words. 

Subjects: Biblical Studies

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