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Genesis 11


Gen 11:1 Now the whole earth used the same language and the same words.
Gen 11:2 It came about as they journeyed east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar and settled there.
Gen 11:3 They said to one another, "Come, let us make bricks and burn them thoroughly." And they used brick for stone, and they used tar for mortar.
Gen 11:4 They said, "Come, let us build for ourselves a city, and a tower whose top will reach into heaven, and let us make for ourselves a name, otherwise we will be scattered abroad over the face of the whole earth."
Gen 11:5 The Lord came down to see the city and the tower which the sons of men had built.
Gen 11:6 The Lord said, "Behold, they are one people, and they all have the same language. And this is what they began to do, and now nothing which they purpose to do will be impossible for them.
Gen 11:7 Come, let Us go down and there confuse their language, so that they will not understand one another's speech."
Gen 11:8 So the Lord scattered them abroad from there over the face of the whole earth; and they stopped building the city.
Gen 11:9 Therefore its name was called Babel, because there the Lord confused the language of the whole earth; and from there the Lord scattered them abroad over the face of the whole earth. Descendants of Shem10 These are the records of the generations of Shem. Shem was one hundred years old, and became the father of Arpachshad two years after the flood;
Gen 11:11 and Shem lived five hundred years after he became the father of Arpachshad, and he had other sons and daughters.
Gen 11:12 Arpachshad lived thirty-five years, and became the father of Shelah;
Gen 11:13 and Arpachshad lived four hundred and three years after he became the father of Shelah, and he had other sons and daughters.
Gen 11:14 Shelah lived thirty years, and became the father of Eber;
Gen 11:15 and Shelah lived four hundred and three years after he became the father of Eber, and he had other sons and daughters.
Gen 11:16 Eber lived thirty-four years, and became the father of Peleg;
Gen 11:17 and Eber lived four hundred and thirty years after he became the father of Peleg, and he had other sons and daughters.
Gen 11:18 Peleg lived thirty years, and became the father of Reu;
Gen 11:19 and Peleg lived two hundred and nine years after he became the father of Reu, and he had other sons and daughters.
Gen 11:20 Reu lived thirty-two years, and became the father of Serug;
Gen 11:21 and Reu lived two hundred and seven years after he became the father of Serug, and he had other sons and daughters.
Gen 11:22 Serug lived thirty years, and became the father of Nahor;
Gen 11:23 and Serug lived two hundred years after he became the father of Nahor, and he had other sons and daughters.
Gen 11:24 Nahor lived twenty-nine years, and became the father of Terah;
Gen 11:25 and Nahor lived one hundred and nineteen years after he became the father of Terah, and he had other sons and daughters.
Gen 11:26 Terah lived seventy years, and became the father of Abram, Nahor and Haran.
Gen 11:27 Now these are the records of the generations of Terah. Terah became the father of Abram, Nahor and Haran; and Haran became the father of Lot.
Gen 11:28 Haran died in the presence of his father Terah in the land of his birth, in Ur of the Chaldeans.
Gen 11:29 Abram and Nahor took wives for themselves. The name of Abram's wife was Sarai; and the name of Nahor's wife was Milcah, the daughter of Haran, the father of Milcah and Iscah.
Gen 11:30 Sarai was barren; she had no child.
Gen 11:31 Terah took Abram his son, and Lot the son of Haran, his grandson, and Sarai his daughter-in-law, his son Abram's wife; and they went out together from Ur of the Chaldeans in order to enter the land of Canaan; and they went as far as Haran, and settled there.
Gen 11:32 The days of Terah were two hundred and five years; and Terah died in Haran.


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Gen 11:1 And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech. (kjv) Gen 11:1 Now the whole earth used the same language and the same words. Gen 11:1 καὶ ἦν πᾶσα ἡ γῆ χεῖλος ἕν καὶ φωνὴ μία πᾶσιν
Gen 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. (kjv) Gen 11:2 It came about as they journeyed east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar and settled there. Gen 11:2 καὶ ἐγένετο ἐν τῷ κινῆσαι αὐτοὺς ἀπὸ ἀνατολῶν εὗρον πεδίον ἐν γῇ Σεννααρ καὶ κατῴκησαν ἐκεῖ
Gen 11:3 And they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick, and burn them thoroughly. And they had brick for stone, and slime had they for morter. (kjv) Gen 11:3 They said to one another, "Come, let us make bricks and burn them thoroughly." And they used brick for stone, and they used tar for mortar. Gen 11:3 καὶ εἶπεν ἄνθρωπος τῷ πλησίον δεῦτε πλινθεύσωμεν πλίνθους καὶ ὀπτήσωμεν αὐτὰς πυρί καὶ ἐγένετο αὐτοῖς ἡ πλίνθος εἰς λίθον καὶ ἄσφαλτος ἦν αὐτοῖς ὁ πηλός
Gen 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. (kjv) Gen 11:4 They said, "Come, let us build for ourselves a city, and a tower whose top will reach into heaven, and let us make for ourselves a name, otherwise we will be scattered abroad over the face of the whole earth." Gen 11:4 καὶ εἶπαν δεῦτε οἰκοδομήσωμεν ἑαυτοῖς πόλιν καὶ πύργον οὗ ἡ κεφαλὴ ἔσται ἕως τοῦ οὐρανοῦ καὶ ποιήσωμεν ἑαυτοῖς ὄνομα πρὸ τοῦ διασπαρῆναι ἐπὶ προσώπου πάσης τῆς γῆς
Gen 11:5 And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men builded. (kjv) Gen 11:5 The Lord came down to see the city and the tower which the sons of men had built. Gen 11:5 καὶ κατέβη κύριος ἰδεῖν τὴν πόλιν καὶ τὸν πύργον ὃν ᾠκοδόμησαν οἱ υἱοὶ τῶν ἀνθρώπων
Gen 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. (kjv) Gen 11:6 The Lord said, "Behold, they are one people, and they all have the same language. And this is what they began to do, and now nothing which they purpose to do will be impossible for them. Gen 11:6 καὶ εἶπεν κύριος ἰδοὺ γένος ἓν καὶ χεῖλος ἓν πάντων καὶ τοῦτο ἤρξαντο ποιῆσαι καὶ νῦν οὐκ ἐκλείψει ἐξ αὐτῶν πάντα ὅσα ἂν ἐπιθῶνται ποιεῖν
Gen 11:7 Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech. (kjv) Gen 11:7 Come, let Us go down and there confuse their language, so that they will not understand one another's speech." Gen 11:7 δεῦτε καὶ καταβάντες συγχέωμεν ἐκεῖ αὐτῶν τὴν γλῶσσαν ἵνα μὴ ἀκούσωσιν ἕκαστος τὴν φωνὴν τοῦ πλησίον
Gen 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. (kjv) Gen 11:8 So the Lord scattered them abroad from there over the face of the whole earth; and they stopped building the city. Gen 11:8 καὶ διέσπειρεν αὐτοὺς κύριος ἐκεῖθεν ἐπὶ πρόσωπον πάσης τῆς γῆς καὶ ἐπαύσαντο οἰκοδομοῦντες τὴν πόλιν καὶ τὸν πύργον
Gen 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. (kjv) Gen 11:9 Therefore its name was called Babel, because there the Lord confused the language of the whole earth; and from there the Lord scattered them abroad over the face of the whole earth. Gen 11:9 διὰ τοῦτο ἐκλήθη τὸ ὄνομα αὐτῆς Σύγχυσις ὅτι ἐκεῖ συνέχεεν κύριος τὰ χείλη πάσης τῆς γῆς καὶ ἐκεῖθεν διέσπειρεν αὐτοὺς κύριος ὁ θεὸς ἐπὶ πρόσωπον πάσης τῆς γῆς
Gen 11 10 These are the generations of Shem: Shem was an hundred years old, and begat Arphaxad two years after the flood (kjv) Gen 11:10 These are the records of the generations of Shem. Shem was one hundred years old, and became the father of Arpachshad two years after the flood; Gen 11:10 καὶ αὗται αἱ γενέσεις Σημ Σημ υἱὸς ἑκατὸν ἐτῶν ὅτε ἐγέννησεν τὸν Αρφαξαδ δευτέρου ἔτους μετὰ τὸν κατακλυσμόν
Gen 11:11 And Shem lived after he begat Arphaxad five hundred years, and begat sons and daughters. (kjv) Gen 11:11 and Shem lived five hundred years after he became the father of Arpachshad, and he had other sons and daughters. Gen 11:11 καὶ ἔζησεν Σημ μετὰ τὸ γεννῆσαι αὐτὸν τὸν Αρφαξαδ πεντακόσια ἔτη καὶ ἐγέννησεν υἱοὺς καὶ θυγατέρας καὶ ἀπέθανεν
Gen 11:12 And Arphaxad lived five and thirty years, and begat Salah: (kjv) Gen 11:12 Arpachshad lived thirty-five years, and became the father of Shelah; Gen 11:12 καὶ ἔζησεν Αρφαξαδ ἑκατὸν τριάκοντα πέντε ἔτη καὶ ἐγέννησεν τὸν Καιναν
Gen 11:13 And Arphaxad lived after he begat Salah four hundred and three years, and begat sons and daughters. (kjv) Gen 11:13 and Arpachshad lived four hundred and three years after he became the father of Shelah, and he had other sons and daughters. Gen 11:13 καὶ ἔζησεν Αρφαξαδ μετὰ τὸ γεννῆσαι αὐτὸν τὸν Καιναν ἔτη τετρακόσια τριάκοντα καὶ ἐγέννησεν υἱοὺς καὶ θυγατέρας καὶ ἀπέθανεν καὶ ἔζησεν Καιναν ἑκατὸν τριάκοντα ἔτη καὶ ἐγέννησεν τὸν Σαλα καὶ ἔζησεν Καιναν μετὰ τὸ γεννῆσαι αὐτὸν τὸν Σαλα ἔτη τριακόσια τριάκοντα καὶ ἐγέννησεν υἱοὺς καὶ θυγατέρας καὶ ἀπέθανεν
Gen 11:14 And Salah lived thirty years, and begat Eber: (kjv) Gen 11:14 Shelah lived thirty years, and became the father of Eber; Gen 11:14 καὶ ἔζησεν Σαλα ἑκατὸν τριάκοντα ἔτη καὶ ἐγέννησεν τὸν Εβερ
Gen 11:15 And Salah lived after he begat Eber four hundred and three years, and begat sons and daughters. (kjv) Gen 11:15 and Shelah lived four hundred and three years after he became the father of Eber, and he had other sons and daughters. Gen 11:15 καὶ ἔζησεν Σαλα μετὰ τὸ γεννῆσαι αὐτὸν τὸν Εβερ τριακόσια τριάκοντα ἔτη καὶ ἐγέννησεν υἱοὺς καὶ θυγατέρας καὶ ἀπέθανεν
Gen 11:16 And Eber lived four and thirty years, and begat Peleg: (kjv) Gen 11:16 Eber lived thirty-four years, and became the father of Peleg; Gen 11:16 καὶ ἔζησεν Εβερ ἑκατὸν τριάκοντα τέσσαρα ἔτη καὶ ἐγέννησεν τὸν Φαλεκ
Gen 11:17 And Eber lived after he begat Peleg four hundred and thirty years, and begat sons and daughters. (kjv) Gen 11:17 and Eber lived four hundred and thirty years after he became the father of Peleg, and he had other sons and daughters. Gen 11:17 καὶ ἔζησεν Εβερ μετὰ τὸ γεννῆσαι αὐτὸν τὸν Φαλεκ ἔτη τριακόσια ἑβδομήκοντα καὶ ἐγέννησεν υἱοὺς καὶ θυγατέρας καὶ ἀπέθανεν
Gen 11:18 And Peleg lived thirty years, and begat Reu: (kjv) Gen 11:18 Peleg lived thirty years, and became the father of Reu; Gen 11:18 καὶ ἔζησεν Φαλεκ ἑκατὸν τριάκοντα ἔτη καὶ ἐγέννησεν τὸν Ραγαυ
Gen 11:19 And Peleg lived after he begat Reu two hundred and nine years, and begat sons and daughters. (kjv) Gen 11:19 and Peleg lived two hundred and nine years after he became the father of Reu, and he had other sons and daughters. Gen 11:19 καὶ ἔζησεν Φαλεκ μετὰ τὸ γεννῆσαι αὐτὸν τὸν Ραγαυ διακόσια ἐννέα ἔτη καὶ ἐγέννησεν υἱοὺς καὶ θυγατέρας καὶ ἀπέθανεν
Gen 11:20 And Reu lived two and thirty years, and begat Serug: (kjv) Gen 11:20 Reu lived thirty-two years, and became the father of Serug; Gen 11:20 καὶ ἔζησεν Ραγαυ ἑκατὸν τριάκοντα δύο ἔτη καὶ ἐγέννησεν τὸν Σερουχ
Gen 11:21 And Reu lived after he begat Serug two hundred and seven years, and begat sons and daughters. (kjv) Gen 11:21 and Reu lived two hundred and seven years after he became the father of Serug, and he had other sons and daughters. Gen 11:21 καὶ ἔζησεν Ραγαυ μετὰ τὸ γεννῆσαι αὐτὸν τὸν Σερουχ διακόσια ἑπτὰ ἔτη καὶ ἐγέννησεν υἱοὺς καὶ θυγατέρας καὶ ἀπέθανεν
Gen 11:22 And Serug lived thirty years, and begat Nahor: (kjv) Gen 11:22 Serug lived thirty years, and became the father of Nahor; Gen 11:22 καὶ ἔζησεν Σερουχ ἑκατὸν τριάκοντα ἔτη καὶ ἐγέννησεν τὸν Ναχωρ
Gen 11:23 And Serug lived after he begat Nahor two hundred years, and begat sons and daughters. (kjv) Gen 11:23 and Serug lived two hundred years after he became the father of Nahor, and he had other sons and daughters. Gen 11:23 καὶ ἔζησεν Σερουχ μετὰ τὸ γεννῆσαι αὐτὸν τὸν Ναχωρ ἔτη διακόσια καὶ ἐγέννησεν υἱοὺς καὶ θυγατέρας καὶ ἀπέθανεν
Gen 11:24 And Nahor lived nine and twenty years, and begat Terah: (kjv) Gen 11:24 Nahor lived twenty-nine years, and became the father of Terah; Gen 11:24 καὶ ἔζησεν Ναχωρ ἔτη ἑβδομήκοντα ἐννέα καὶ ἐγέννησεν τὸν Θαρα
Gen 11:25 And Nahor lived after he begat Terah an hundred and nineteen years, and begat sons and daughters. (kjv) Gen 11:25 and Nahor lived one hundred and nineteen years after he became the father of Terah, and he had other sons and daughters. Gen 11:25 καὶ ἔζησεν Ναχωρ μετὰ τὸ γεννῆσαι αὐτὸν τὸν Θαρα ἔτη ἑκατὸν εἴκοσι ἐννέα καὶ ἐγέννησεν υἱοὺς καὶ θυγατέρας καὶ ἀπέθανεν
Gen 11:26 And Terah lived seventy years, and begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran. (kjv) Gen 11:26 Terah lived seventy years, and became the father of Abram, Nahor and Haran. Gen 11:26 καὶ ἔζησεν Θαρα ἑβδομήκοντα ἔτη καὶ ἐγέννησεν τὸν Αβραμ καὶ τὸν Ναχωρ καὶ τὸν Αρραν
Gen 11:27 Now these are the generations of Terah: Terah begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran; and Haran begat Lot. (kjv) Gen 11:27 Now these are the records of the generations of Terah. Terah became the father of Abram, Nahor and Haran; and Haran became the father of Lot. Gen 11:27 αὗται δὲ αἱ γενέσεις Θαρα Θαρα ἐγέννησεν τὸν Αβραμ καὶ τὸν Ναχωρ καὶ τὸν Αρραν καὶ Αρραν ἐγέννησεν τὸν Λωτ
Gen 11:28 And Haran died before his father Terah in the land of his nativity, in Ur of the Chaldees. (kjv) Gen 11:28 Haran died in the presence of his father Terah in the land of his birth, in Ur of the Chaldeans. Gen 11:28 καὶ ἀπέθανεν Αρραν ἐνώπιον Θαρα τοῦ πατρὸς αὐτοῦ ἐν τῇ γῇ ᾗ ἐγενήθη ἐν τῇ χώρᾳ τῶν Χαλδαίων
Gen 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. (kjv) Gen 11:29 Abram and Nahor took wives for themselves. The name of Abram's wife was Sarai; and the name of Nahor's wife was Milcah, the daughter of Haran, the father of Milcah and Iscah. Gen 11:29 καὶ ἔλαβον Αβραμ καὶ Ναχωρ ἑαυτοῖς γυναῖκας ὄνομα τῇ γυναικὶ Αβραμ Σαρα καὶ ὄνομα τῇ γυναικὶ Ναχωρ Μελχα θυγάτηρ Αρραν πατὴρ Μελχα καὶ πατὴρ Ιεσχα
Gen 11:30 But Sarai was barren; she had no child. (kjv) Gen 11:30 Sarai was barren; she had no child. Gen 11:30 καὶ ἦν Σαρα στεῖρα καὶ οὐκ ἐτεκνοποίει
Gen 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. (kjv) Gen 11:31 Terah took Abram his son, and Lot the son of Haran, his grandson, and Sarai his daughter-in-law, his son Abram's wife; and they went out together from Ur of the Chaldeans in order to enter the land of Canaan; and they went as far as Haran, and settled there. Gen 11:31 καὶ ἔλαβεν Θαρα τὸν Αβραμ υἱὸν αὐτοῦ καὶ τὸν Λωτ υἱὸν Αρραν υἱὸν τοῦ υἱοῦ αὐτοῦ καὶ τὴν Σαραν τὴν νύμφην αὐτοῦ γυναῖκα Αβραμ τοῦ υἱοῦ αὐτοῦ καὶ ἐξήγαγεν αὐτοὺς ἐκ τῆς χώρας τῶν Χαλδαίων πορευθῆναι εἰς τὴν γῆν Χανααν καὶ ἦλθεν ἕως Χαρραν καὶ κατῴκησεν ἐκεῖ
Gen 11:32 And the days of Terah were two hundred and five years: and Terah died in Haran.(kjv) Gen 11:32 The days of Terah were two hundred and five years; and Terah died in Haran. Gen 11:32 καὶ ἐγένοντο αἱ ἡμέραι Θαρα ἐν Χαρραν διακόσια πέντε ἔτη καὶ ἀπέθανεν Θαρα ἐν Χαρραν

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