1. (Old Testament) king of Chaldea who captured and destroyed Jerusalem and exiled the Israelites to Babylonia (630?-562 BC)
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  • The Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar II supposedly created the terraced gardens around 600 B.C. at his royal palace in the Mesopotamian desert.
  • Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, felt that practically there was much in a name, when he heathenized the names of the young Hebrew captives. The Christian Home
  • The kind of ferruginous pavement of the boulder-clay known to the agriculturist as _pan_, which may be found extending in some cases its iron cover over whole districts, -- sealing them down to barrenness, as the iron and brass sealed down the stump of Nebuchadnezzar's tree, -- is, like the white strips and blotches of the deposit, worthy the careful notice of the geologist. The Cruise of the Betsey or, A Summer Ramble Among the Fossiliferous Deposits of the Hebrides. With Rambles of a Geologist or, Ten Thousand Miles Over the Fossiliferous Deposits of Scotland
  • Oh, that one had lived in the times of those New-England wretches that desolated whole districts and terrified vast provinces by their judicial murders of witches, under plea of a bibliolatrous warrant; until at last the fiery furnace, which they had heated for women and children, shot forth flames that, like those of Nebuchadnezzar's furnace, seizing upon his very agents, began to reach some of the murderous judges and denouncers! Theological Essays and Other Papers — Volume 1
  • The new regional assembly buildings rival the imaginary palaces of the fabled kings of Eldorado and the lost city of Atlantis, making the opulence of Nebuchadnezzar seem modest by comparison.
  • After the incident of the "burning fiery furnace" (Dan. 3) into which the three Hebrew confessors were cast, Nebuchadnezzar was afflicted with some peculiar mental aberration as a punishment for his pride and vanity, probably the form of madness known as lycanthropy (i. e, "the change of a man into a wolf"). Easton's Bible Dictionary
  • When they hear that Nebuchadnezzar by his divination is directed to Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)
  • The throne room of Nebuchadnezzar shows some signs of Greek influence in design.
  • Nebuchadnezzar is called "the mighty one" (El, a name of God), because he was God's representative and instrument of judgment (Da 2: 37, 38). Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible
  • Then the king Nebuchadnezzar fell upon his face, and worshipped Daniel, and commanded that they should offer an oblation and sweet odours unto him.
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