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Genesis 11:1-9

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The Tower of Babel

1The whole earth was of one language and of one speech.2As they travelled from the east, they found a plain in the land of Shinar, and they lived there.3They said to one another, “Come, let’s make bricks, and burn them thoroughly.” They had brick for stone, and they used tar for mortar.

Genesis 11

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4They said, “Come, let’s build ourselves a city, and a tower whose top reaches to the sky, and let’s make a name for ourselves, lest we be scattered abroad on the surface of the whole earth.”

Genesis 11

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5The LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men built. 6The LORD said, “Behold, they are one people, and they all have one language, and this is what they begin to do. Now nothing will be withheld from them, which they intend to do.

Genesis 11

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7Come, let’s go down, and there confuse their language, that they may not understand one another’s speech.”8So the LORD scattered them abroad from there on the surface of all the earth. They stopped building the city.

Genesis 11

World English Bible British Edition (WEBPB)

9Therefore its name was called Babel, because there the LORD confused the language of all the earth. From there, the LORD scattered them abroad on the surface of all the earth.
 
 

Genesis 11:1-9

World English Bible British Edition (WEBPB)

The Tower of Babel

1The whole earth was of one language and of one speech.2As they travelled from the east, they found a plain in the land of Shinar, and they lived there.3They said to one another, “Come, let’s make bricks, and burn them thoroughly.” They had brick for stone, and they used tar for mortar.

Genesis 11

World English Bible British Edition (WEBPB)

4They said, “Come, let’s build ourselves a city, and a tower whose top reaches to the sky, and let’s make a name for ourselves, lest we be scattered abroad on the surface of the whole earth.”

Genesis 11

World English Bible British Edition (WEBPB)

5The LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men built. 6The LORD said, “Behold, they are one people, and they all have one language, and this is what they begin to do. Now nothing will be withheld from them, which they intend to do.

Genesis 11

World English Bible British Edition (WEBPB)

7Come, let’s go down, and there confuse their language, that they may not understand one another’s speech.”8So the LORD scattered them abroad from there on the surface of all the earth. They stopped building the city.

Genesis 11

World English Bible British Edition (WEBPB)

9Therefore its name was called Babel, because there the LORD confused the language of all the earth. From there, the LORD scattered them abroad on the surface of all the earth.
 
 

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