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Babylonian Captivity Syllabification: Bab·y·lo·ni·an Cap·tiv·i·ty

Definition of Babylonian Captivity in English:

The captivity of the Israelites in Babylon, lasting from their deportation by Nebuchadnezzar in 586 bc until their release by Cyrus the Great in 539 bc.

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Pronunciation: iˈnäkyo͞oəs
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