biographical name see Nebuchadrezzar II

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  • NEBUCHADNEZZAR — (Nebuchadrezzar; Heb. נְבוּכַדְנֶצַּר ,נְבוּכַדְרֶאצַּר; Akk. Nabû kudurri uṣur, O, Nabû, guard my border! ), son of Nabopolassar the Chaldean, ruler of Babylon (605–562 B.C.E.). Nebuchadnezzar succeeded to his father s throne at the time when… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Nebuchadnezzar — (or Nebuchadrezzar) was the name of several kings of Babylonia.* Nebuchadnezzar I * Nebuchadnezzar II, the best known of these kings (the one mentioned in the biblical Book of Daniel), who conquered Aram and Judah * Nebuchadnezzar III (Niditu… …   Wikipedia

  • Nebuchadnezzar — king of Babylon (604 562 B.C.E.), from Heb. Nebhukhadhnetztzar, from Babylonian Nabu kudurri usur, probably lit. Nebo, protect the boundary …   Etymology dictionary

  • Nebuchadnezzar — [neb΄yə kədrez′ər, neb΄ə kədrez′ərneb΄yə kəd nez′ər, neb΄əkəd nez′ər] [ult. < Akkadian Nabū kudur uṣur] died 562 B.C.; king of Babylonia (605? 562), who conquered Jerusalem, destroyed the Temple, & deported many Jews into Babylonia (586 B.C. ) …   English World dictionary

  • nebuchadnezzar — [neb΄yə kəd nez′ər, neb΄əkəd nez′ər] n. [sometimes N ] Winemaking the largest type of wine bottle, esp. one for champagne, holding about 15 liters …   English World dictionary

  • Nebuchadnezzar —    In the Babylonian orthography Nabu kudur uzur, which means Nebo, protect the crown! or the frontiers. In an inscription he styles himself Nebo s favourite. He was the son and successor of Nabopolassar, who delivered Babylon from its dependence …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Nebuchadnezzar — Four kings in ancient Mesopotamia had this name. The second reigned in Babylon from 605 to 562 BCE. (The alternative spelling Nebuchadrezzar (e.g. Jer. 39:5, NRSV, REB) is closer to the Babylonian form.) He was a powerful and cruel monarch who… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Nebuchadnezzar — [ˌnɛbjʊkəd nɛzə] noun a very large wine bottle, equivalent in capacity to about twenty regular bottles. Origin early 20th cent.: from Nebuchadnezzar II, king of Babylon in the 6th cent. BC …   English new terms dictionary

  • nebuchadnezzar — /nɛbjəkədˈnɛzə/ (say nebyuhkuhd nezuh) noun a large wine bottle having a capacity of twenty 750 ml bottles, i.e. 15 litres, and used mainly for display purposes. {named in humorous allusion to Nebuchadnezzar} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Nebuchadnezzar — Das Wort Nebukadnezar bezeichnet den Namen von vier babylonischen Königen siehe Nebukadnezar I. siehe Nebukadnezar II. siehe Nebukadnezar III. siehe Nebukadnezar IV. den deutschen Titel der Oper Nabucco eine Champagnerflasche mit 15 Liter Inhalt… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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