Parallel Bible results for Genesis 11:1-4

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Genesis 11:1-4

NIV 1 Now the whole world had one language and a common speech. NIV 1 Now the whole world had one language and a common speech. NIV 2 As men moved eastward, they found a plain in Shinar and settled there. NIV 2 As men moved eastward, they found a plain in Shinar and settled there. NIV 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. NIV 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. NIV 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." NIV 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."