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Genesis 11

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 throughly. 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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