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Genesis 11:9 CSB

9 Therefore its name is called Babylon,a for there the Lord confused the language of the whole earth, and from there the Lord scattered them over the face of the whole earth.

References for Genesis 11:9

    • f 11:9 - The Hb word for confuse sounds like Babylon.

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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