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 Genesis 11:1 - 9
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The Holy Bible, New International Version®
   Book of Genesis
   Chapter 11
11:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Now the whole world had one language and a common speech.
 
11:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
As men moved eastward, F58 they found a plain in Shinar F59 and settled there.
 
11:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
They said to each other, "Come, let's make bricks and bake them thoroughly." They used brick instead of stone, and tar for mortar.
 
11:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then they said, "Come, let us build ourselves a city, with a tower that reaches to the heavens, so that we may make a name for ourselves and not be scattered over the face of the whole earth."
 
11:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
But the LORD came down to see the city and the tower that the men were building.
 
11:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The LORD said, "If as one people speaking the same language they have begun to do this, then nothing they plan to do will be impossible for them.
 
11:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Come, let us go down and confuse their language so they will not understand each other."
 
11:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So the LORD scattered them from there over all the earth, and they stopped building the city.
 
11:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
That is why it was called Babel F60 - because there the LORD confused the language of the whole world. From there the LORD scattered them over the face of the whole earth.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F58 Or from the east; or in the east
F59 That is, Babylonia
F60 That is, Babylon; Babel sounds like the Hebrew for confused.

 
 

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