Genesis 11:8

“So the LORD scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth: and they left off to build the city.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

So the LORD scattered them abroad from thence, vpon the face of all the earth: and they left off to build the Citie.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So the LORD scattered them abroad from there over the face of the whole earth; and they stopped building the city.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So Jehovah scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth: and they left off building the city.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So the Lord God sent them away into every part of the earth: and they gave up building their town.
- Basic English Bible

And Jehovah scattered them thence over the face of the whole earth. And they left off building the city.
- Darby Bible

So the LORD scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth: and they left off to build the city.
- Webster's Bible

So Yahweh scattered them abroad from there on the surface of all the earth. They stopped building the city.
- World English Bible

And Jehovah doth scatter them from thence over the face of all the earth, and they cease to build the city;
- Youngs Literal Bible

So the LORD scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth; and they left off to build the city.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Genesis 11:8

  • offten times i wounder to myself , what if the "Lord" did not stop men in those day from building the tower and change their language the world would be in biger problem because men are so wick now the Lord know best

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