Genesis 11:1-9 KJV

1 And the whole earth was of one language,a and of one speech.

References for Genesis 11:1

    • ¡ 11:1 - language: Heb. lip.
      2 And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there.
      3 And they saidb one to another, Go to , let us make brick, and burn them throughly. And they had brick for stone, and slime had they for morter.

      References for Genesis 11:3

        • ¢ 11:3 - they said...: Heb. a man said to his neighbour
          4 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 men builded .
          6 And the LORD said , Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do : and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do .
          7 Go to , let us go down , and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech.
          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 it called Babel;c 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.

          References for Genesis 11:9

            • £ 11:9 - Babel: that is, Confusion