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also known as: baby
This is a word used of children generally (Matt. 11:25; 21:16; Luke 10:21; Rom. 2:20)
It is used also of those who are weak in Christian faith and knowledge (1 Cor. 3:1; Hebrews 5:13; 1 Pet. 2:2).
In Isa. 3:4 the word “babes” refers to a succession of weak and wicked princes who reigned over Judah from the death of Josiah downward to the destruction of Jerusalem.