Genesis 11:2

“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 (KJV)

Other Translations

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.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

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

Bible commentary

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.


Discussion for Genesis 11

  • Emanuel Fernandes
    HIMSELF ! elohim God the son holy ghost and Father their speaking with each other another good exmple of why Jesus is the creator therefore hes the Godhead!His body (Son) his spirit(holy ghost) and his soul(THE FATHER) FOR IN HIM DWELLETH THE FULLNESS OF THE GODHEAD BODILY
  • A disciple
    R4Love; The Bible says that there are three Divine Persons in heaven; the Father the Word and the Holy Spirit. Jesus said many times that He and the Father are one and that He is "I AM" and that He does everything He sees the Father do; even raising the dead. When God said, "Let us make man in our image," I AM was pronouncing our very coming into being; and so we were made entirely by God's Words.
  • R4Love
    I have a question. I just started reading and in Gen. 1:26, it states "...Let us make man in our image, after our likeness". Who was He talking to?
  • Robert Blanding
    After reading each comments, I agree with each of these: Stacy's- Chatauna Robinson's- Brenner's- Red's and Kiragu's From my bible study, they are right on target. Praise Yeshua Jesus !!! 0
  • BSP
    Verse 1: This verse shows that originally the earth was full of people who spoke only one language.
  • A disciple
    Mr. Smith; Consider what the LORD said, with the view that they had raised up a city and a tower of rebellion against the heavens. Read Psalm 2 (for example), and think of that unrestrained "imagination" as that they thought to cast God out from the world and all influence upon the hearts and minds of men; like they do still to this day. The evil seed planted in men's souls, is coming to the full.

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