Genesis 11 NAS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Now the whole earth used the same language and the same words. 1 Now the whole world had one language and a common speech.
2 It came about as they journeyed east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar and settled there. 2 As men moved eastward, they found a plain in Shinar and settled there.
3 They said to one another, "Come, let us make bricks and burn them thoroughly." And they used brick for stone, and they used tar for mortar. 3 They said to each other, "Come, let's make bricks and bake them thoroughly." They used brick instead of stone, and tar for mortar.
4 They said, "Come, let us build for ourselves a city, and a tower whose top will reach into heaven, and let us make for ourselves a name, otherwise we will be scattered abroad over the face of the whole earth." 4 Then they said, "Come, let us build ourselves a city, with a tower that reaches to the heavens, so that we may make a name for ourselves and not be scattered over the face of the whole earth."
5 The LORD came down to see the city and the tower which the sons of men had built. 5 But the LORD came down to see the city and the tower that the men were building.
6 The LORD said, "Behold, they are one people, and they all have the same language. And this is what they began to do, and now nothing which they purpose to do will be impossible for them. 6 The LORD said, "If as one people speaking the same language they have begun to do this, then nothing they plan to do will be impossible for them.
7 "Come, let Us go down and there confuse their language, so that they will not understand one another's speech." 7 Come, let us go down and confuse their language so they will not understand each other."
8 So the LORD scattered them abroad from there over the face of the whole earth; and they stopped building the city. 8 So the LORD scattered them from there over all the earth, and they stopped building the city.
9 Therefore its name was called Babel, because there the LORD confused the language of the whole earth; and from there the LORD scattered them abroad over the face of the whole earth. 9 That is why it was called Babel--because there the LORD confused the language of the whole world. From there the LORD scattered them over the face of the whole earth.
10 These are the records of the generations of Shem. Shem was one hundred years old, and became the father of Arpachshad two years after the flood; 10 This is the account of Shem. Two years after the flood, when Shem was 100 years old, he became the father of Arphaxad.
11 and Shem lived five hundred years after he became the father of Arpachshad, and he had other sons and daughters. 11 And after he became the father of Arphaxad, Shem lived 500 years and had other sons and daughters.
12 Arpachshad lived thirty-five years, and became the father of Shelah; 12 When Arphaxad had lived 35 years, he became the father of Shelah.
13 and Arpachshad lived four hundred and three years after he became the father of Shelah, and he had other sons and daughters. 13 And after he became the father of Shelah, Arphaxad lived 403 years and had other sons and daughters.
14 Shelah lived thirty years, and became the father of Eber; 14 When Shelah had lived 30 years, he became the father of Eber.
15 and Shelah lived four hundred and three years after he became the father of Eber, and he had other sons and daughters. 15 And after he became the father of Eber, Shelah lived 403 years and had other sons and daughters.
16 Eber lived thirty-four years, and became the father of Peleg; 16 When Eber had lived 34 years, he became the father of Peleg.
17 and Eber lived four hundred and thirty years after he became the father of Peleg, and he had other sons and daughters. 17 And after he became the father of Peleg, Eber lived 430 years and had other sons and daughters.
18 Peleg lived thirty years, and became the father of Reu; 18 When Peleg had lived 30 years, he became the father of Reu.
19 and Peleg lived two hundred and nine years after he became the father of Reu, and he had other sons and daughters. 19 And after he became the father of Reu, Peleg lived 209 years and had other sons and daughters.
20 Reu lived thirty-two years, and became the father of Serug; 20 When Reu had lived 32 years, he became the father of Serug.
21 and Reu lived two hundred and seven years after he became the father of Serug, and he had other sons and daughters. 21 And after he became the father of Serug, Reu lived 207 years and had other sons and daughters.
22 Serug lived thirty years, and became the father of Nahor; 22 When Serug had lived 30 years, he became the father of Nahor.
23 and Serug lived two hundred years after he became the father of Nahor, and he had other sons and daughters. 23 And after he became the father of Nahor, Serug lived 200 years and had other sons and daughters.
24 Nahor lived twenty-nine years, and became the father of Terah; 24 When Nahor had lived 29 years, he became the father of Terah.
25 and Nahor lived one hundred and nineteen years after he became the father of Terah, and he had other sons and daughters. 25 And after he became the father of Terah, Nahor lived 119 years and had other sons and daughters.
26 Terah lived seventy years, and became the father of Abram, Nahor and Haran. 26 After Terah had lived 70 years, he became the father of Abram, Nahor and Haran.
27 Now these are the records of the generations of Terah. Terah became the father of Abram, Nahor and Haran; and Haran became the father of Lot. 27 This is the account of Terah. Terah became the father of Abram, Nahor and Haran. And Haran became the father of Lot.
28 Haran died in the presence of his father Terah in the land of his birth, in Ur of the Chaldeans. 28 While his father Terah was still alive, Haran died in Ur of the Chaldeans, in the land of his birth.
29 Abram and Nahor took wives for themselves. The name of Abram's wife was Sarai; and the name of Nahor's wife was Milcah, the daughter of Haran, the father of Milcah and Iscah. 29 Abram and Nahor both married. The name of Abram's wife was Sarai, and the name of Nahor's wife was Milcah; she was the daughter of Haran, the father of both Milcah and Iscah.
30 Sarai was barren; she had no child. 30 Now Sarai was barren; she had no children.
31 Terah took Abram his son, and Lot the son of Haran, his grandson, and Sarai his daughter-in-law, his son Abram's wife; and they went out together from Ur of the Chaldeans in order to enter the land of Canaan; and they went as far as Haran, and settled there. 31 Terah took his son Abram, his grandson Lot son of Haran, and his daughter-in-law Sarai, the wife of his son Abram, and together they set out from Ur of the Chaldeans to go to Canaan. But when they came to Haran, they settled there.
32 The days of Terah were two hundred and five years; and Terah died in Haran. 32 Terah lived 205 years, and he died in Haran.