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  Babylonian captivity - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Babylonian captivity, or Babylonian exile, is the name generally given to the deportation and exile of the Jews of the ancient Kingdom of Judah to Babylon by Nebuchadnezzar.
Prior to exile the people of Israel were organized according to tribe; after they were organized by clans, only the tribe of Levi continuing in its special role.
The Babylonian Captivity of the Papacy, or of the Church, which refers to the Papacy's sojourn in Avignon, France between 1309 and 1378, when the Popes were seen by some as "captives" of the French Kings.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Babylonian_captivity   (653 words)

 Babylonian captivity -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Babylonian Captivity and the resulting return from captivity back to Israel was seen as one of the great pivotal acts in the drama between God and his people Israel.
It also provided an historical basis for political (A form of religious mysticism requiring withdrawal from all human effort and passive contemplation of God) quietism, in which Jews saw oppression by other nations as a form of divine punishment to be endured patiently.
Prior to exile the people of Israel were organized according to tribe; after they were organized by clans, only the tribe of ((New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally considered to be the author of the first Gospel) Levi continuing in its special role.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/b/ba/babylonian_captivity.htm   (590 words)

 Exilarch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
After the fall of the first Temple, the Jews of the Babylonian exile were headed by an individual called the "Resh Galuta," an Aramaic term meaning literally the head of the exile.
The office of the exilarch lasted from the Babylonian exile through the 6th century, as the Jews continued their exile under different regimes (the Arsacids and Sassanids).
The chief of the golah or prince of the exiles held a position of honor which, recognized by the state, carried with it certain definite prerogatives, and was hereditary in a family that traced its descent from the royal Davidic house.
www.theezine.net /e/exilarch.html   (4973 words)

 Prophet Daniel, Jewish Exile, Antiochus Epiphanes
This page is about the prophet Daniel, the Babylonian exile of the Jews, their return and the time when they were persecuted by Antiochus Epiphanes.
It is therefore necessary to calculate the duration of the exile from Jeremiah's announcement made before the exile and not from the moment when the exile effectively began.
We are going to see that the seven (exile), sixty-two (reconstruction), and one weeks (persecution) effectively express a theoretical proportion valid for different historical contexts, which apply this theoretical value only in an approximate manner because they prefigure an event that will only arrive in the end times with the Antichrist.
www.geocities.com /ulrich_utiger/daniel.html   (2315 words)

 History of babylon: exile
In the history of Babylon, Exile was second in importance to the Exodus in Jewish history.
The Books of I and II Kings were written about the period leading up to the Babylonian exile to show the people how their plight was the result of Israel’s sin.
While nothing was produced in the exile from the point of view of scripture, this was probably the second most important event in Jewish history, after the Exodus.
tn.essortment.com /historybabylon_rzyf.htm   (698 words)

 Hebrew History: The Exile, 597-538 BC
The exile was unexplainable; Hebrew history was built on the promise of Yahweh to protect the Hebrews and use them for his purposes in human history.
They had betrayed Yahweh and allowed the Mosaic laws and cultic practices to become corrupt; the Babylonian Exile was proof of Yahweh's displeasure.
It is most likely that the Torah took its final shape during this period or shortly afterward, and that it became the central text of the Jewish faith at this time as well.
www.wsu.edu:8080 /~dee/HEBREWS/EXILE.HTM   (755 words)

 Encyclopedia: Babylonian captivity   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Pharisees (from the Hebrew perushim, from parash, meaning to separate) were, depending on the time, a political party, a social movement, and a school of thought among Jews that flourished during the Second Temple Era (536 BCE–70 CE).
Jewish diaspora (Hebrew: Tefutzah, or Galut, exile) refers to the dispersion of the Jewish people throughout the world.
Supporters contend that the Eleventh Edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica (1911) represents the sum of human knowledge at the beginning of the 20th century; indeed, it was advertised as such.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Babylonian-captivity   (3343 words)

The salient feature of the exile, however, was that the Jews were settled in a single place by Nebuchadnezzar.
They called themselves the "gola," ("exiles"), or the "bene gola" ("the children of the exiles"), and within the crucible of despair and hopelessness, they forged a new national identity and a new religion.
So this period is marked by a resurgence in Jewish tradition, as the exiles looked back to their Mosaic origins in an effort to revive their original religion.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/History/Exile.html   (759 words)

 ANE History: Judah in Exile
According to contemporary Babylonian records, Belshazzr (mentioned in the Book of Daniel; the Akkadian form of his name was Bel-shur-usur, meaning "Bel protects the king") was the eldest son and coregent of Nabonidus.
The Nabunaid Chronicle thus relates that the joyful acclamation of Cyrus by the Babylonians was cut short by the death of both the governor and someone else.
Although no document of Babylonian origin affirms that Belshazzar was actually present at the fall of Babylon, there is, on the otaher hand, no positive evidence against his participation in the events of 539 BC.
www.theology.edu /lec23.htm   (4062 words)

 Israel, Exodus, Babylonian Exile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This is a summary about the early history of Israel, the Exodus from Egypt and the Babylonian exile.
This is why from 597 to 587 the whole territory of Judah and Jerusalem was conquered little by little by the Babylonians under the king Nebuchadnezzar, the temple looted, and the habitants deported (2 Kgs 24-25).
The Babylonians have been conquered by the Persians in 539 and seventy years after the deportation – according to the prophecy of Jeremiah (Jer 25:11-12), which we will approach on the next page – the Israelites could return to their country.
historycycles.tripod.com /exod.html   (1196 words)

 Exile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
During the Assyrian and Babylonian exiles, Israel was conquered and a large segment of its population was forcibly relocated.
Israel was changed by both politically and religiously by the Babylonian exile.
Even after the return from exile, Israel was still subjugated by the Persians.
people.smu.edu /dwatson/judaism_basics_005.htm   (173 words)

 The Tribe of Issachar
Studying the surrounding verses and commentary leads to the conclusion that one-eighth of the ten tribes escaped the exile, having associated themselves with the tribe of Judah.
It is describing the exile of the ten tribes as being so powerful (splintering), as to preclude them from returning after the Babylonian exile.
They were part of the first Judean exile in 3327, which was over one hundred years after the final exile of the ten tribes.
www.ics.uci.edu /~dan/genealogy/Miller/issachar.htm   (1379 words)

 Babylonian Exile and Beyond
Before the exile, Judah was a monarchy that had taken on the traditions of "Israel," the tribal community once united under King David.
After the exile, Judah was politically rebuilt as a Persian satrapy, a semi-autonomous administrative province, ruled by a priestly elite that remigrated from Babylonia and whose views and attitudes were shaped by the religious blue-prints for reconstruction drafted in the exile.
In other words, "Judaism" was not a monolithic practice and the Babylonian diaspora was not the only form in which Judah- and Israel-related traditions were continued after the destruction of the states of Israel and Judah.
www.bu.edu /people/mzank/Jerusalem/cp/exret.htm   (1310 words)

 Babylonian Exile --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The exile formally ended in 538 BC, when the Persian conqueror of Babylonia, Cyrus the Great, gave the Jews permission to return to Palestine.
The Babylonian Exile (586–538) marks an epochal dividing point in Old Testament history, standing between what were subsequently to be designated the pre-exilic and post-exilic eras.
Exile was considered the equivalent to the death penalty because the individual would be cut off from home and family permanently.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9011622   (881 words)

 Catholic Biblical Quarterly, The: Exile: Old Testament, Jewish, and Christian Conceptions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
221-37); Bruce Chilton, "Salvific Exile in the Isaiah Targum" (pp.
Part 4 is on early Christianity: Craig A. Evans, "Aspects of Exile and Restoration in the Proclamation of Jesus and the Gospels" (pp.
The phrase "exile and return" in these texts may refer to deportation from the homeland and a later return to it, but it can also be more theological than geographic (p.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3679/is_199904/ai_n8840972   (837 words)

 A. Babylonian Exile (587-539 B.C.E.)
The great miracle of the Babylonian exile was that faith in Yahweh did survive.
The temple service and animal sacrifices that could not be performed in exile gave way to Sabbath worship and the study of the Torah as religious activities.
Also, sometime during the exile the final edition of the Deuteronomistic History, which consisted of Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings, was completed.
www.hope.edu /academic/religion/bandstra/RTOT/BIBSTORY/BS_4A.HTM   (562 words)

 Babylonian Ancient Civilization History
The Babylonians developed astronomy and knew the positions of the stars, planets, the moon, and the sun and could calculate dates and the beginnings of the seasons.
From the Old Babylonian Empire, Hammurabi was the most noted king.
But still keep in mind that part of the information about the Chaldeans' accomplishments (Neo-Babylonia, Tower of Babel, Babylonian Exile, Neo-Babylonia Collapse) are located under this directory.
www.einfoweb.com /mesopotamia/babylonians   (280 words)

 :: Welcome to Manila Bulletin Mobile Edition ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
After the Babylonian exile, Jechoniah became the father of Shealtiel, Shealtiel the father of Zerubbabel, Zerubbabel the father of Abiud.
Thus the total number of generations from Abraham to David is fourteen generations; from David to the Babylonian exile, fourteen generations; from the Babylonian exile to the Messiah, fourteen generations.
This is done more as an artificial contrast of three groups of fourteen generations anchored on crucial moments in salvation history as the call of Abraham, the accession of David, and the Babylonian exile.
www.mb.com.ph /MOBILE/OPED2004121724565.htm   (564 words)

 Babylonian Exile - history - Dr. Rollinson's Courses and Resources
The Babylonian Exile, 586 - 538 BC The Persian Period, ca.
Many of the religious traditions and teachings of the Jews were now put into writing instead of being passed down by word of mouth.
The Jews are deported, the Babylonian captivity begins.
www.drshirley.org /hist/hist06.html   (2088 words)

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Prophecies, uttered during the Babylonian Exile, predicting a return to Palestine, from Babylon and from all the lands whither the Jews had been exiled; and
During the Babylonian Exile, the Prophets taught that a remnant of the Jews would return to Palestine, re-build the Temple and the Walls of Jerusalem, and restore the religious life of the community.
These predictions of a return from a specific exile -- the Babylonian Exile -- were in fact fulfilled.
www.al-bushra.org /Promisedland/alsayegh.htm   (2142 words)

 The People Lost in the Credits : Matthew 1:11-17 : What Jesus Did! : HEARTLIGHT®
Josiah was the father of Jehoiachin and his brothers (born at the time of the exile to Babylon).
After the Babylonian exile: Jehoiachin was the father of Shealtiel.
12 After the Babylonian exile: Jehoiachin was the father of Shealtiel.
www.heartlight.org /wjd/matthew/0104-wjd.html   (853 words)

 Parashat Noach - Special Features - Meaning in Mitzvot - OU.ORG
While today very few Jews live in Bavel, the educational message of this practice is that our current world-wide exile is really just a chronological and geographical extension of the original Babylonian exile, which encompassed almost the entire nation.
Exile is meant to repair those shortcomings which made us unfit for dwelling the Eretz Yisrael, and hence prepare us for repatriation.
This occurred in Bavel, the birthplace of the Babylonian Talmud.
www.ou.org /TORAH/tt/5761/noach61/specialfeatures_mitzvot.htm   (876 words)

 Were there ever ten lost tribes of Israel? The evidence from the Bible
The only way Israel could first be crushed by Assyria and then crushed by the Babylonians (obviously at the same time that the southern kingdom of Judah fell to Babylon) is if the Israelites were in Judah, as both Jeremiah and Ezekiel testify that they were.
The Israelite exile happened in the century previous to the Babylonian exile of Judah.
Isaiah chapters 40 onward are a composition written by a prophet in the school of Isaiah at about the time of the return from Babylonian exile (prophecies are addressed to Cyrus in person, and the prophecy describes the return from exile).
www.awitness.org /contrabib/torah/tentribe.html   (1857 words)

 Ancient Traditions of the Messiah   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Babylonian Captivity or Babylonian Exile was "the forced detention of Jews in Babylonia following the latter's conquest of the kingdom of Judah in 598/7 and 587/6 BC."
Some of the most important ritual acts were intended to ensure that the king continued to rule, an example of this being a re-enactment by the king of the original battle of the triumph of the forces of light over the forces of darkness and chaos.
"The exile had meant that the Jews were for the first time separated from their god, and so as their captivity continued they began to reconsider how they should understand him.
www.mystae.com /restricted/reflections/messiah/messiah.html   (8102 words)

 Daniel Timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
605 BC Babylonian King Nabopolassar (founder of the Chaldean Empire 605-562 B.C.) sends his eldest son Nebuchadnezzar II to stomp on the Egyptians.
On the way back from a massive victory, they attack Judah which had aligned itself with Egypt.
He is known as a powerful scholar of God’s law.
home.earthlink.net /~ironmen/historytime.htm   (739 words)

 Daily Bible Study - Why Babylon?
So all the army of the Chaldeans who were with the captain of the guard broke down the walls around Jerusalem.
They were defeated and transported away into permanent exile, becoming known to Bible History as the "Lost Ten Tribes of Israel." God allowed them to be conquered because they turned their back on Him, and ignored all of the warnings that He sent to them through His prophets, including Elijah and Elisha.
This time it was the Babylonians under King Nebuchadnezzar.
www.keyway.ca /htm2002/whybab.htm   (822 words)

 Israel in Exile
The period of the Babylonian Exile (597/587–520 B.C.E.) is one of the most enthralling eras of biblical history.
Thirty-five years after Peter Ackroyd’s classic Exile and Restoration, this book summarizes extensively the results of recent scholarship on this period and builds on them with a number of its own hypotheses.
The Exile As a Sabbath for the Land (2 Chronicles)
www.brill.nl /product.asp?ID=11275   (369 words)

 Brotherhood of the Scroll: A Novel about Jeremiah, Daniel, and the Babylonian Exile
Though he did so in the name of his god, Marduk, the king of the Babylonian gods, his steps had in fact been ordained by the God of the Hebrews.
a world in which third rate countries choosing the wrong superpower as an ally are destroyed, their ruling cast carried off into exile by the invading enemy.
Among that first group of exiles was a teenager named Daniel.
www.brotherhoodscroll.net   (555 words)

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