9 That is why it was called Babela —because there the LORD confused the language of the whole world. From there the LORD scattered them over the face of the whole earth.

Read Genesis 11:9 Using Other Translations

Therefore is the name of it called Babel; 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.
Therefore its name was called Babel, because there the LORD confused the language of all the earth. And from there the LORD dispersed them over the face of all the earth.
That is why the city was called Babel, because that is where the LORD confused the people with different languages. In this way he scattered them all over the world.