Genesis 11

Ge 11:1

And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech.

Ge 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.

Ge 11:3

And they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick, and burn them throughly. And they had brick for stone, and slime had they for morter.

Ge 11:4

And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.

Ge 11:5

And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men builded.

Ge 11:6

And the LORD said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do.

Ge 11:7

Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech.

Ge 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.

Ge 11:9

Therefore is the name of it called Babel; because the LORD did there confound the language of all the earth: and from thence did the LORD scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.

Ge 11:10

These are the generations of Shem: Shem was an hundred years old, and begat Arphaxad two years after the flood:

Ge 11:11

And Shem lived after he begat Arphaxad five hundred years, and begat sons and daughters.

Ge 11:12

And Arphaxad lived five and thirty years, and begat Salah:

Ge 11:13

And Arphaxad lived after he begat Salah four hundred and three years, and begat sons and daughters.

Ge 11:14

And Salah lived thirty years, and begat Eber:

Ge 11:15

And Salah lived after he begat Eber four hundred and three years, and begat sons and daughters.

Ge 11:16

And Eber lived four and thirty years, and begat Peleg:

Ge 11:17

And Eber lived after he begat Peleg four hundred and thirty years, and begat sons and daughters.

Ge 11:18

And Peleg lived thirty years, and begat Reu:

Ge 11:19

And Peleg lived after he begat Reu two hundred and nine years, and begat sons and daughters.

Ge 11:20

And Reu lived two and thirty years, and begat Serug:

Ge 11:21

And Reu lived after he begat Serug two hundred and seven years, and begat sons and daughters.

Ge 11:22

And Serug lived thirty years, and begat Nahor:

Ge 11:23

And Serug lived after he begat Nahor two hundred years, and begat sons and daughters.

Ge 11:24

And Nahor lived nine and twenty years, and begat Terah:

Ge 11:25

And Nahor lived after he begat Terah an hundred and nineteen years, and begat sons and daughters.

Ge 11:26

And Terah lived seventy years, and begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran.

Ge 11:27

Now these are the generations of Terah: Terah begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran; and Haran begat Lot.

Ge 11:28

And Haran died before his father Terah in the land of his nativity, in Ur of the Chaldees.

Ge 11:29

And Abram and Nahor took them wives: the name of Abram's wife was Sarai; and the name of Nahor's wife, Milcah, the daughter of Haran, the father of Milcah, and the father of Iscah.

Ge 11:30

But Sarai was barren; she had no child.

Ge 11:31

And Terah took Abram his son, and Lot the son of Haran his son's son, and Sarai his daughter in law, his son Abram's wife; and they went forth with them from Ur of the Chaldees, to go into the land of Canaan; and they came unto Haran, and dwelt there.

Ge 11:32

And the days of Terah were two hundred and five years: and Terah died in Haran.

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