11:1 And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech.
11:2 And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east,
that they found a plain in the land of Shinar ; and they dwelt
11:3 And they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick,
and burn them throughly. And they had brick for stone, and slime
had they for mortar.
11:4 And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a
tower, whose top [may reach] to heaven ; and let us make us a
name, unless we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole
Confusion of languages
11:5 And the Yehovah came down to see the city and the
tower, which the children of men built.
11:6 And the Yehovah said, Behold, the people [is] one, and
they have all one language ; and this they begin to do and now
nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to
11:7 Go to, let us go down, and there confound their
language, that they may not understand one another's speech.
11:8 So the Yehovah scattered them abroad from there upon
the face of all the earth and they left off to build the city.
11:9 Therefore is the name of it called Babel ; because the
Yehovah did there confound the language of all the earth and from
there did the Yehovah scatter them abroad upon the face of all
11:10 These [are] the generations of Shem Shem [was] an
hundred years old, and begat Arphaxad two years after the flood
11:11 And Shem lived after he begat Arphaxad five hundred
years, and begat sons and daughters.
11:12 And Arphaxad lived five and thirty years, and begat
11:13 And Arphaxad lived after he begat Salah four hundred
and three years, and begat sons and daughters.
11:14 And Salah lived thirty years, and begat Eber
11:15 And Salah lived after he begat Eber four hundred and
three years, and begat sons and daughters.
11:16 And Eber lived four and thirty years, and begat Peleg
11:17 And Eber lived after he begat Peleg four hundred and
thirty years, and begat sons and daughters.
11:18 And Peleg lived thirty years, and begat Reu
11:19 And Peleg lived after he begat Reu two hundred and nine
years, and begat sons and daughters.
11:20 And Reu lived two and thirty years, and begat Serug
11:21 And Reu lived after he begat Serug two hundred and
seven years, and begat sons and daughters.
11:22 And Serug lived thirty years, and begat Nahor
11:23 And Serug lived after he begat Nahor two hundred years,
and begat sons and daughters.
11:24 And Nahor lived nine and twenty years, and begat Terah
11:25 And Nahor lived after he begat Terah an hundred and
nineteen years, and begat sons and daughters.
11:26 And Terah lived seventy years, and begat Abram, Nahor,
11:27 Now these [are] the generations of Terah Terah begat
Abram, Nahor, and Haran ; and Haran begat Lot.
11:28 And Haran died before his father Terah in the land of
his nativity, in land of the Chaldees.
11:29 And Abram and Nahor took them wives the name of Abram's
wife [was] Sarai ; and the name of Nahor's wife, Milcah, the
daughter of Haran, the father of Milcah, and the father of Iscah.
11:30 But Sarai was barren ; she [had] no child.
11:31 And Terah took Abram his son, and Lot the son of Haran
his son's son, and Sarai his daughter in law, his son Abram's
wife ; and they went forth with them from land of the Chaldees, to
go into the land of Canaan ; and they came to Haran, and dwelt
11:32 And the days of Terah were two hundred and five years
and Terah died in Haran.
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