Genesis 11:2

“And it came to passe as they iourneyed from the East, that they found a plaine in the land of Shinar, and they dwelt there.”

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Commentary for Genesis 11

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.
- King James Version

It came about as they journeyed east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar and settled there.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And it came to pass, as they journeyed east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And it came about that in their wandering from the east, they came to a stretch of flat country in the land of Shinar, and there they made their living-place.
- Basic English Bible

And it came to pass as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar, and dwelt there.
- Darby Bible

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.
- Webster's Bible

It happened, as they traveled east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar, and they lived there.
- World English Bible

and it cometh to pass, in their journeying from the east, that they find a valley in the land of Shinar, and dwell there;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And it came to pass, as they journeyed east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Commentary for Genesis 11

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 11:2

11:2 And they found a plain in the land of Shinar - A spacious plain, able to contain them all.


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