Genesis 11:1-6 NLT

1 At one time all the people of the world spoke the same language and used the same words.
2 As the people migrated to the east, they found a plain in the land of Babyloniaa and settled there.

References for Genesis 11:2

    •  11:2 - Hebrew Shinar.
      3 They began saying to each other, “Let’s make bricks and harden them with fire.” (In this region bricks were used instead of stone, and tar was used for mortar.)
      4 Then they said, “Come, let’s build a great city for ourselves with a tower that reaches into the sky. This will make us famous and keep us from being scattered all over the world.”
      5 But the came down to look at the city and the tower the people were building.
      6 “Look!” he said. “The people are united, and they all speak the same language. After this, nothing they set out to do will be impossible for them!