Genesis 11:1-10View Full Chapter
The Tower of Babel 1Now the whole world had one language and a common speech.
2As people moved eastward,
4Then 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; otherwise we will be scattered over the face of the whole earth.” 5But the LORD came down to see the city and the tower the people were building. 6The 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.
9That is why it was called Babel
From Shem to Abram
10This is the account of Shem’s family line. Two years after the flood, when Shem was 100 years old, he became the father