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Genesis 11:1 CSB

The Tower of Babylon

1 At one time the whole earth had the same language and vocabulary.a

References for Genesis 11:1

    • a 11:1 - Lit one lip and the same words

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      • a 11:1 - Lit one lip and the same words
      • b 11:2 - Lit they
      • c 11:7 - Or confound
      • d 11:7 - Lit lip
      • e 11:7 - Lit understand each man the lip of his companion
      • f 11:9 - The Hb word for confuse sounds like Babylon.
      • g 11:12 - LXX reads years and fathered Cainan. 13 After he fathered Cainan, Arphachshad lived 430 years and fathered [other] sons and daughters, and he died. Cainan lived 130 years and fathered Shelah. After he fathered Shelah, Cainan lived 330 years and fathered [other] sons and daughters, and he died; Gn 10:24; Lk 3:35-36