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Want to know what the Bible says about Babylon? Here are 373 Bible verses about Babylon from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Revelation 17:5 NIV
The name written on her forehead was a mystery:
babylon the great
the mother of prostitutes
and of the abominations of the earth.
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Genesis 10:10 NIV
The first centers of his kingdom were Babylon, Uruk, Akkad and Kalneh, in Shinar.
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Revelation 16:19 NIV
The great city split into three parts, and the cities of the nations collapsed. God remembered Babylon the Great and gave her the cup filled with the wine of the fury of his wrath.
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Revelation 11:8 NIV
Their bodies will lie in the public square of the great city —which is figuratively called Sodom and Egypt—where also their Lord was crucified.
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Revelation 18:2 NIV
With a mighty voice he shouted:
“‘Fallen! Fallen is Babylon the Great!’
    She has become a dwelling for demons
and a haunt for every impure spirit,
    a haunt for every unclean bird,
    a haunt for every unclean and detestable animal.
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Revelation 17:1 NIV
One of the seven angels who had the seven bowls came and said to me, “Come, I will show you the punishment of the great prostitute, who sits by many waters.
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1 Peter 5:13 NIV
She who is in Babylon, chosen together with you, sends you her greetings, and so does my son Mark.
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Revelation 18:3 NIV
For all the nations have drunk
    the maddening wine of her adulteries.
The kings of the earth committed adultery with her,
    and the merchants of the earth grew rich from her excessive luxuries.”
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Isaiah 21:9 NIV
Look, here comes a man in a chariot
    with a team of horses.
And he gives back the answer:
    ‘Babylon has fallen, has fallen!
All the images of its gods
    lie shattered on the ground!’”
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Revelation 17:18 NIV
The woman you saw is the great city that rules over the kings of the earth.”
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Revelation 14:8 NIV
A second angel followed and said, “‘Fallen! Fallen is Babylon the Great,’ which made all the nations drink the maddening wine of her adulteries.”
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Revelation 18:7 NIV
Give her as much torment and grief
    as the glory and luxury she gave herself.
In her heart she boasts,
    ‘I sit enthroned as queen.
I am not a widow;
    I will never mourn.’
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2 Kings 24:7 NIV
The king of Egypt did not march out from his own country again, because the king of Babylon had taken all his territory, from the Wadi of Egypt to the Euphrates River.
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Revelation 18:10 NIV
Terrified at her torment, they will stand far off and cry:
“‘Woe! Woe to you, great city,
    you mighty city of Babylon!
In one hour your doom has come!’
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Genesis 11:9 NIV
That is why it was called Babel —because there the Lord confused the language of the whole world. From there the Lord scattered them over the face of the whole earth.
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Isaiah 47:5 NIV
“Sit in silence, go into darkness,
    queen city of the Babylonians;
no more will you be called
    queen of kingdoms.
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Revelation 18:24 NIV
In her was found the blood of prophets and of God’s holy people,
    of all who have been slaughtered on the earth.”
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Jeremiah 51:58 NIV
This is what the Lord Almighty says:
“Babylon’s thick wall will be leveled
    and her high gates set on fire;
the peoples exhaust themselves for nothing,
    the nations’ labor is only fuel for the flames.”
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Isaiah 13:19 NIV
Babylon, the jewel of kingdoms,
    the pride and glory of the Babylonians,
will be overthrown by God
    like Sodom and Gomorrah.
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Revelation 18:11-13 NIV
11 “The merchants of the earth will weep and mourn over her because no one buys their cargoes anymore 12 cargoes of gold, silver, precious stones and pearls; fine linen, purple, silk and scarlet cloth; every sort of citron wood, and articles of every kind made of ivory, costly wood, bronze, iron and marble; 13 cargoes of cinnamon and spice, of incense, myrrh and frankincense, of wine and olive oil, of fine flour and wheat; cattle and sheep; horses and carriages; and human beings sold as slaves.
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