Bible: Genesis 11:5-9

11:5 But the Lord came down to see the city and the tower that the people 1  had started 2  building. 11:6 And the Lord said, “If as one people all sharing a common language 3  they have begun to do this, then 4  nothing they plan to do will be beyond them. 5  11:7 Come, let’s go down and confuse 6  their language so they won’t be able to understand each other.” 7 

11:8 So the Lord scattered them from there across the face of the entire earth, and they stopped building 8  the city. 11:9 That is why its name was called 9  Babel 10 because there the Lord confused the language of the entire world, and from there the Lord scattered them across the face of the entire earth.

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