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Book of Genesis  Chapter 11

 The Tower of Babel; Abraham the Patriarch

GENESIS 11:1  And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech.

GENESIS 11:2  And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found  a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there.

GENESIS 11:3  And they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick, and burn them  thoroughly. And they had brick for stone, and slime had they for morter.

GENESIS 11:4  And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top  may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad  upon the face of the whole earth.

GENESIS 11:5  And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the  children of men builded.

GENESIS 11:6  And the LORD said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one  language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from  them, which they have imagined to do.

GENESIS 11:7  Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they  may not understand one another's speech.

GENESIS 11:8  So the LORD scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all  the earth: and they left off to build the city.

GENESIS 11:9  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.

GENESIS 11:10  These are the generations of Shem: Shem was an hundred years  old, and begat Arphaxad two years after the flood:

GENESIS 11:11  And Shem lived after he begat Arphaxad five hundred years, and begat  sons and daughters.

GENESIS 11:12  And Arphaxad lived five and thirty years, and begat Salah:

GENESIS 11:13  And Arphaxad lived after he begat Salah four hundred and three  years, and begat sons and daughters.

GENESIS 11:14  And Salah lived thirty years, and begat Eber:

GENESIS 11:15  And Salah lived after he begat Eber four hundred and three years,  and begat sons and daughters.

GENESIS 11:16  And Eber lived four and thirty years, and begat Peleg:

GENESIS 11:17  And Eber lived after he begat Peleg four hundred and thirty years,  and begat sons and daughters.

GENESIS 11:18  And Peleg lived thirty years, and begat Reu:

GENESIS 11:19  And Peleg lived after he begat Reu two hundred and nine years, and  begat sons and daughters.

GENESIS 11:20  And Reu lived two and thirty years, and begat Serug:

GENESIS 11:21  And Reu lived after he begat Serug two hundred and seven years, and  begat sons and daughters.

GENESIS 11:22  And Serug lived thirty years, and begat Nahor:

GENESIS 11:23  And Serug lived after he begat Nahor two hundred years, and begat  sons and daughters.

GENESIS 11:24  And Nahor lived nine and twenty years, and begat Terah:

GENESIS 11:25  And Nahor lived after he begat Terah an hundred and nineteen years,  and begat sons and daughters.

GENESIS 11:26  And Terah lived seventy years, and begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran.

GENESIS 11:27  Now these are the generations of Terah: Terah begat Abram,  Nahor, and Haran; and Haran begat Lot.

GENESIS 11:28  And Haran died before his father Terah in the land of his nativity,  in Ur of the Chaldees.

GENESIS 11:29  And Abram and Nahor took them wives: the name of Abram's wife was  Sarai; and the name of Nahor's wife, Milcah, the daughter of Haran, the  father of Milcah, and the father of Iscah.

GENESIS 11:30  But Sarai was barren; she had no child.

GENESIS 11:31  And Terah took Abram his son, and Lot the son of Haran his son's  son, and Sarai his daughter in law, his son Abram's wife; and they went forth  with them from Ur of the Chaldees, to go into the land of Canaan; and they  came unto Haran, and dwelt there.

GENESIS 11:32  And the days of Terah were two hundred and five years: and Terah  died in Haran.

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