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Genesis Chapter 11

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One language

11:1 AND the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech.
11:2 And it so happened, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar ; and they lived there.

Babel


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, Let us go to 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 on the face of the whole earth.

Confusion of languages


11:5 And the YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men built.
11:6 And the YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
said, See, the people [are] 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 do.
11:7 Let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another’s speech.
11:8 So the YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
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 YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
did there confound the language of all the earth and from there did the YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.

Shem’s offspring


11:10 These [are] the generations of Shem, Shem [was] one hundred years old, and fathered Arphaxad two years after the flood
11:11 And Shem lived after he fathered Arphaxad five hundred years, and fathered sons and daughters.
11:12 And Arphaxad lived five thirty years, and fathered Salah
11:13 And Arphaxad lived after he fathered Salah four hundred and three years, and fathered sons and daughters.
11:14 And Salah lived thirty years, and fathered Eber
11:15 And Salah lived after he fathered Eber four hundred and three years, and fathered sons and daughters.
11:16 And Eber lived thirty
four years, and fathered Peleg
11:17 And Eber lived after he fathered Peleg four hundred and thirty years, and fathered sons and daughters.
11:18 And Peleg lived thirty years, and fathered Reu
11:19 And Peleg lived after he fathered Reu two hundred and nine years, and fathered sons and daughters.
11:20 And Reu lived thirty
two years, and fathered Serug
11:21 And Reu lived after he fathered Serug two hundred and seven years, and fathered sons and daughters.
11:22 And Serug lived thirty years, and fathered Nahor
11:23 And Serug lived after he fathered Nahor two hundred years, and fathered sons and daughters.
11:24 And Nahor lived twenty
nine years, and fathered Terah
11:25 And Nahor lived after he fathered Terah one hundred and nineteen years, and fathered sons and daughters.
11:26 And Terah lived seventy years, and fathered Abram Avram which means “High Father” – “av” (אב) “father”, “ram” (רם) “high” Later called Abraham For more info click here, Nahor, and Haran.
11:27 Now these [are] the generations of Terah, Terah fathered Abram Avram which means “High Father” – “av” (אב) “father”, “ram” (רם) “high” Later called Abraham For more info click here, Nahor, and Haran ; and Haran fathered Lotלוֹט
Lōṭ, lit. “veil” or “covering”. Nephew of Abraham For more info click here
.

11:28 And Haran died before his father Terah in the land of his nativity, in land of the Chaldees.
11:29 And Abram Avram which means “High Father” – “av” (אב) “father”, “ram” (רם) “high” Later called Abraham For more info click here and Nahor took them wives the name of Abram Avram which means “High Father” – “av” (אב) “father”, “ram” (רם) “high” Later called Abraham For more info click here‘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 Avram which means “High Father” – “av” (אב) “father”, “ram” (רם) “high” Later called Abraham For more info click here his son, and Lotלוֹט
Lōṭ, lit. “veil” or “covering”. Nephew of Abraham For more info click here
the son of Haran his son’s son, and Sarai his daughter in law, his son Abram Avram which means “High Father” – “av” (אב) “father”, “ram” (רם) “high” Later called Abraham For more info click here‘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 lived there.

11:32 And the days of Terah were two hundred and five years and Terah died in Haran.

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