Babel speaks of "confusion", and is a byword for all that is wrong with the world. Only Pentecost could bring order.
A PATH FROM BABEL TO PENTECOST
Genesis 11:1-9; Acts 2:1-11
The height of our tallest building does not necessarily impress God: He has to “come down” even to see it (Genesis 11:5). Babel - to the Babylonians - spoke of ‘the gateway to the gods’: and yet man was there