Genesis 11:8 NIV

8 So the LORD scattered them from there over all the earth, and they stopped building the city.

References for Genesis 11:8

Study tools for Genesis 11:8

  • a 11:2 - Or "from the east" ; or "in the east"
  • b 11:2 - That is, Babylonia
  • c 11:9 - That is, Babylon; "Babel" sounds like the Hebrew for "confused" .
  • d 11:10 - "Father" may mean "ancestor" ; also in verses 11-25.
  • e 11:13 - Hebrew; Septuagint (see also Luke 3:35, 36 and note at Gen. 10:24) "35 years, he became the father of Cainan. " 13"And after he became the father of Cainan, Arphaxad lived 430 years and had other sons and daughters, and then he died. When Cainan had lived 130 years, he became the father of Shelah. And after he became the father of Shelah, Cainan lived 330 years and had other sons and daughters"