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- proper n. A ruler of Babylon in the Chaldean Dynasty who reigned c. 605 BCE – 562 BCE. According to the Bible, he conquered Judah and Jerusalem, and sent the Israelites into exile.
- n. A very large wine bottle (named after the King) with the capacity of about 15 liters, equivalent to 20 standard bottles.
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- n. (Old Testament) king of Chaldea who captured and destroyed Jerusalem and exiled the Israelites to Babylonia (630?-562 BC)
- n. a very large wine bottle holding the equivalent of 20 normal bottles of wine; used especially for display
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Twelve centuries later Nebuchadrezzar II (who is often called Nebuchadnezzar) turned his double-walled capital into a palatial showcase whose main entrance, the Ishtar Gate, was paved with blue-glazed ceramic tiles adorned with immense figures in relief: dragons representing the city's principal god Marduk, lions symbolizing Ishtar and bulls for Adad, the god of the sky.
Germanic-Slavonic empire (the clay of the fourth kingdom mixed with its iron in Nebuchadnezzar's image, a fifth material, Da 2: 33, 34, 42, 43, symbolizing this last head).
Nebuchadnezzar is called "the mighty one" (El, a name of God), because he was God's representative and instrument of judgment (Da 2: 37, 38).
The success of Nebuchadnezzar is implied in Tyre's receiving a king from Babylon, probably one of her captives there, Merbal. take her spoil ... prey -- literally, "spoil her spoil, prey her prey," that is, as she spoiled other nations, so shall she herself be a spoil to Babylon.
Nebuchadnezzar is called "king" (Da 1: 1), by anticipation.
In giving some better traits in Nebuchadnezzar's character, Daniel agrees with Jer 39: 11; 42: 12. changed the king's word -- have made the king's attempt to coerce into obedience vain.
In this kingly power had fallen since it was in Nebuchadnezzar's hands.
The literal image of Nebuchadnezzar is a typical prophecy of "the image of the beast," connected with mystical
Nebuchadnezzar, is here referred to (Jer 46: 2; 2Ki 24: 1, 2).
Nebuchadnezzar is this roaring tearing lion, the destroyer of the nations, that has laid many countries waste, and now is on his way in full speed towards the land of Judah.
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