8 In that way, the Lord scattered them all over the world, and they stopped building the city.9 That is why the city was called Babel,[a] because that is where the Lord confused the people with different languages. In this way he scattered them all over the world.
11:9Or Babylon. Babel sounds like a Hebrew term that means “confusion.”
17 For this has been decreed by the messengers[a]; it is commanded by the holy ones, so that everyone may know that the Most High rules over the kingdoms of the world. He gives them to anyone he chooses— even to the lowliest of people.”
18 So the Lord made a covenant with Abram that day and said, “I have given this land to your descendants, all the way from the border of Egypt[a] to the great Euphrates River—19 the land now occupied by the Kenites, Kenizzites, Kadmonites,20 Hittites, Perizzites, Rephaites,21 Amorites, Canaanites, Girgashites, and Jebusites.”
15:18Hebrew the river of Egypt, referring either to an eastern branch of the Nile River or to the Brook of Egypt in the Sinai (see Num 34:5).
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