Definition of Babylonian Captivity in English:

Babylonian Captivity

Pronunciation /ˌbabəˈlōnēən kapˈtivədē/ /ˌbæbəˈloʊniən kæpˈtɪvədi/

proper noun

  • 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.