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{Genesis 11:9} Therefore x5921 x3651 is the name x8034 of it y8034 called 7121 z8804 Babel; 894 because x3588 the LORD 3068 did there x8033 confound 1101 z8804 the language 8193 of all x3605 the earth: 776 and from thence x4480 x8033 did y6327 z0 the LORD 3068 scatter them abroad 6327 z8689 upon x5921 the face 6440 of all x3605 the earth. 776
that is, Confusion, The tower of Babel, Herodotus informs us, was a furlong or 660 feet, in length and breadth; and, according to Strabo, it rose to the same altitude. It was of a pyramidical form, consisting of eight square towers, gradually decreasing in breadth, with a winding ascent on the outside, so very broad as to allow horses and carriages to pass each other, and even to turn. This magnificent structure is so completely destroyed that its very site is doubtful; and when supposed to be discovered, in all cases exhibiting a heap of rubbish. "By these were the isles of the Gentiles divided in their lands; every one after his tongue, after their families, in their nations." {Gen 10:5} + "And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar." {Gen 10:10} + "These [are] the sons of Ham, after their families, after their tongues, in their countries, [and] in their nations." {Gen 10:20} + "These [are] the sons of Shem, after their families, after their tongues, in their lands, after their nations." {Gen 10:31} + "The burden of Babylon, which Isaiah the son of Amoz did see. ... What shall [one] then answer the messengers of the nation? That the LORD hath founded Zion, and the poor of his people shall trust in it." {Isa 13:1-14:32} + "The word that the LORD spake against Babylon [and] against the land of the Chaldeans by Jeremiah the prophet. ... And thou shalt say, Thus shall Babylon sink, and shall not rise from the evil that I will bring upon her: and they shall be weary. Thus far [are] the words of Jeremiah." {Jer 50:1-51:64} + "If therefore the whole church be come together into one place, and all speak with tongues, and there come in [those that are] unlearned, or unbelievers, will they not say that ye are mad?" {1Co 14:23}
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"And unto Eber were born two sons: the name of one [was] Peleg; for in his days was the earth divided; and his brother's name [was] Joktan." {Gen 10:25} + "These [are] the families of the sons of Noah, after their generations, in their nations: and by these were the nations divided in the earth after the flood." {Gen 10:32} + "And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation;" {Act 17:26} - Cross Reference Bible Search

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