Then the Lord came down to look over the city and the tower that the men were building.
The Lord said, "If, as one people all having the same language, they have begun to do this, then nothing they plan to do will be impossible for them.
Come, let Us go down there and confuse their language so that they will not understand one another's speech."
References for Genesis 11:7
So the Lord scattered them from there over the face of the whole earth, and they stopped building the city.
Therefore its name is called Babylon, 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
These are the family records of Shem. Shem lived 100 years and fathered Arpachshad two years after the deluge.
References for Genesis 11:10
After he fathered Arpachshad, Shem lived 500 years and fathered [other] sons and daughters.
Arpachshad lived 35 years and fathered Shelah.
References for Genesis 11:12
After he fathered Shelah, Arpachshad lived 403 years and fathered [other] sons and daughters.
Shelah lived 30 years and fathered Eber.
After he fathered Eber, Shelah lived 403 years and fathered [other] sons and daughters.