Nebuchadrezzar


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Noun1.Nebuchadrezzar - (Old Testament) king of Chaldea who captured and destroyed Jerusalem and exiled the Israelites to Babylonia (630?-562 BC)Nebuchadrezzar - (Old Testament) king of Chaldea who captured and destroyed Jerusalem and exiled the Israelites to Babylonia (630?-562 BC)
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
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In a prophecy some thirteen years later concerning Egypt in 573 BCE, Ezekiel commented upon the conclusion of Babylon's protracted, unsuccessful siege of Tyre by interjecting that King Nebuchadrezzar and his army have had no return for the labor he expended on Tyre (Ezek.
As Eliade specifies, Hebrew literature "gives the Gentile kings (Zadokite Fragments, IX: 19-20) the characteristics of the dragon: such is the Pompey described in the Psalms of Solomon (IX:29), the Nebuchadrezzar presented by Jeremiah (51:34).
For instance, in 2001 Saddam Hussein formed a "Jerusalem Army" to free Jerusalem from Israel, and in so doing cited Nebuchadrezzar, a king in ancient Iraq who captured Jerusalem in the 6th century BCE.