24 July 2014

The Tower Of Babel

The Tower Of Babel

And the whole earth was of one language and of one speech.

And it came to pass, as they journeyed east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there.

And they said one to another: "Come, let us make brick, and burn them thoroughly". And they had brick for stone, and slime had they for mortar.

And they said: "Come, let us build us a city, and a tower, with its top in heaven, and let us make us a name; lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth".

And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men builded.

And the LORD said: "Behold, they are one people, and they have all one language; and this is what they begin to do; and now nothing will be withholden from them, which they purpose to do. Come, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech"

So the LORD scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth; and they left off to build the city.

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