Definitions for babelˈbæb əl
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word babel
Tower of Babel, Babel(noun)
(Genesis 11:1-11) a tower built by Noah's descendants (probably in Babylon) who intended it to reach up to heaven; God foiled them by confusing their language so they could no longer understand one another
a confusion of voices and other sounds
A confused mixture of sounds and voices, especially in different languages.
A place or scene of noise and confusion.
A tall, looming structure.
The city and tower in the land of Shinar where the confusion of languages took place, according to the Bible.
Origin: From Babel, from בבל, from ; in Genesis associated with the idea of confusion.
the city and tower in the land of Shinar, where the confusion of languages took place
hence: A place or scene of noise and confusion; a confused mixture of sounds, as of voices or languages
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
bā′bel, n. a lofty structure: a confused combination of sounds: a scene of confusion.—ns. Bā′beldom, Bā′belism. [Heb. Babel, explained in Gen. xi. as confusion.]
The numerical value of babel in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of babel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Images & Illustrations of babel
Translations for babel
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for babel »
Find a translation for the babel definition in other languages:
Select another language: