Sheshach

Sheshach (Shee´shak)

A cryptogram for Babylon found in (Jer 25:26; Jer 51:41). The word is obtained by using a rabbinical cipher called Athbash in which the last letter of the alphabet is used for the first, the second from the last is used for the second, and so forth. Many English versions simply replace the word with “Babylon.”

Jer 25:26

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Jer 51:41

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