So the Lord scattered them from there over all the earth,(A) and they stopped building the city.

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That is why it was called Babel[a](A)—because there the Lord confused the language(B) of the whole world.(C) From there the Lord scattered(D) them over the face of the whole earth.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 11:9 That is, Babylon; Babel sounds like the Hebrew for confused.