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Babylonian captivity

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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2003
Subject:
Religion
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38 words

Period (586–538 bce) during which many Israelites were held in exile in Babylon. The phrase was applied by

Babylonian captivity

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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2010
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History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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Babylon was synonymous in Christian tradition with immorality, and so the deportation of Judah to Babylon by Nebuchadnezzar in 597

Babylonian Captivity

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Encyclopedias
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77 words

Deportation of the Jews to Babylon, between the capture of Jerusalem in 586 bc by Nebuchadnezzar and the reformation

BABYLONIAN EXILE

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion (2 ed.)

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2011
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the period from 16 March 597 bce, when significant numbers of Judahites were forcibly deported to Babylonia, until the edict of Cyrus in April 538, which allowed the Jews to return from ... More

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