And they said , Go to , let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.5
And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of menbuilded .
And the LORDsaid , Behold, the people is one, and they have all onelanguage; and this they begin to do : and now nothingwill be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do .
Go to , let us go down , and there confound their language,that they may not understandoneanother'sspeech.8
So the LORD scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth: and they left off to build the city.9
Therefore is the name of itcalledBabel;a because the LORD did there confound the language of all the earth: and from thence did the LORD scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.10
These are the generations of Shem:Shem was an hundredyearsold, and begatArphaxad two yearsafter the flood:11
And Shemlivedafter he begatArphaxadfivehundredyears, and begatsons and daughters.12
And Arphaxadlivedfive and thirtyyears, and begatSalah:13
And Arphaxadlivedafter he begatSalahfourhundredandthreeyears, and begatsons and daughters.14
And Salahlivedthirtyyears, and begatEber: