The Bible mentions the name 'Babylon' 264 times
in the KJV. Today, many Christians are confused
about references in prophetic passages which
use Babylon in seemingly difference ways. When
a Christian tries to shoe-horn one definition
into all references to Babylon he / she is
In our study of 'A
Tale of Two Babylons', we are going to
demonstrate that prophetic literature speaks of
God's judgment on one physical nation 'Babylon' (Judged in Isaiah
and one nation Symbolically called 'Babylon' ( Judged in
If you understand this difference, you will
properly understand End Times prophecy. But,
if you do not understand the difference between
these 2 Babylons, you will be unnecessarily
confused, and will be open to being mislead on one of the most
important End Times subjects.
Since the confusion begins with
the definition of 'Babylon', let us begin at there! Bible
scholars recognize that God uses the name Babylon in two distinct
ways. (Quoting from The Free Dictionary Online).
'... the capital of the ancient kingdom
Babylonia in Mesopotamia on the Euphrates.
Established as capital c. 1750 BC, rebuilt in
regal splendor by Nebuchadnezzar II after its destruction (c. 689
bc) by the Assyrians, Babylon was the site
of the Hanging Gardens, one of the Seven Wonders of the World 2)
A city or place of great luxury, sensuality, and often vice, corru
ption or a place of captivity or exile.
In this study of 'A
Tale of Two Babylons', we are going to demonstrate that End
Times prophecy speaks of God's judgment on one physical nation
'Babylon' and one nation Spiritually called 'Babylon'.