11:2 And it came to pass, as they journeyed east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there.
11:3 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.
11:4 And they said, Come, 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.
11:6 And Jehovah 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.
11:7 Come, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech.
11:8 So Jehovah scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth: and they left off building the city.
11:9 Therefore was the name of it called Babel; because Jehovah did there confound the language of all the earth: and from thence did Jehovah scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.
11:10 These are the generations of Shem. Shem was a hundred years old, and begat Arpachshad two years after the flood.
11:13 and Arpachshad lived after he begat Shelah four hundred and three years, and begat sons and daughters.
11:15 and Shelah lived after he begat Eber four hundred and three years, and begat sons and daughters.
11:17 and Eber lived after he begat Peleg four hundred and thirty years, and begat sons and daughters.
11:25 and Nahor lived after he begat Terah a hundred and nineteen years, and begat sons and daughters.
11:27 Now these are the generations of Terah. Terah begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran. And Haran begat Lot.
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.
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.