Genesis 11:1

“And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speach.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech.
- King James Version

Now the whole earth used the same language and the same words.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the whole earth was of one language and of one speech.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And all the earth had one language and one tongue.
- Basic English Bible

And the whole earth had one language, and the same words.
- Darby Bible

And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech.
- Webster's Bible

The whole earth was of one language and of one speech.
- World English Bible

And the whole earth is of one pronunciation, and of the same words,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the whole earth was of one language and of one speech.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 11:1


11:1 And the whole earth was of one language - Now while they all understood one another, they would be the more capable of helping one another, and the less inclinable to separate.


Discussion for Genesis 11

  • Nqobani Sibanda
    The Lord is good all the time. He is the author and finisher of all things. Glory be to Him The Almighty living God
  • Gods loves............................................................me.....yea
    I lovvee god.God is so good wawwwwwww
  • Vanessa
    it's not just one culture either, there is followers of Christ in all and then there is deniers, and do the work of the evil one, but God does know the hearts of all, so pray for all, as I said he loves us all, but not sin, he gave us the way to be free from our sin in our Lord and savior, he is the only way in God Bless you all
  • Vanessa
    God told Noah his family would seed the world,but as for some saying God cursed anyone , i think they would want to consider who comes into ones heart and mind that seeks to steal and destroy, God made a oath to Noah and God never lies, I pray for those that misconstrue the word of God keep asking for wisdom.
  • Tata Teete
    I love God. He is my savior and the reason for my birth. GAWD BWESS!
  • Laquisha Riot
    The Lord is beautiful, but do not be disillusioned by the misogynist views within the book. Wives, do not be subordinate to your husbands...be their equals. Eat shellfish and let others love who they want to love. Hate is not allowed. God Bless.

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