Now the whole earth used the same language and the same words. (Genesis 11:1)

It came about as they journeyed east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar and settled there. (Genesis 11:2)

They said to one another, "Come, let us make bricks and burn them thoroughly." And they used brick for stone, and they used tar for mortar. (Genesis 11:3)

They said, "Come, let us build for ourselves a city, and a tower whose top will reach into heaven, and let us make for ourselves a name, otherwise we will be scattered abroad over the face of the whole earth." (Genesis 11:4)


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