Genesis 11:9
New International Version
That is why it was called Babel --because there the LORD confused the language of the whole world. From there the LORD scattered them over the face of the whole earth.

New Living Translation
That is why the city was called Babel, because that is where the LORD confused the people with different languages. In this way he scattered them all over the world.

English Standard Version
Therefore its name was called Babel, because there the LORD confused the language of all the earth. And from there the LORD dispersed them over the face of all the earth.

New American Standard Bible
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.

King James Bible
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.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Therefore its name is called Babylon, for there the LORD confused the language of the whole earth, and from there the LORD scattered them over the face of the whole earth.

International Standard Version
Therefore it was called Babylon, because there the LORD confused the language of all the earth, and from there the LORD scattered them over the surface of the entire earth.

NET Bible
That is why its name was called Babel--because there the LORD confused the language of the entire world, and from there the LORD scattered them across the face of the entire earth.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
This is why it was named Babel, because there the LORD turned the language of the whole earth into babble. From that place the LORD scattered them all over the face of the earth.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Therefore the name of it was called Babel because there the LORD confounded the language of all the earth, and from there the LORD scattered them abroad upon the face of all the earth.

King James 2000 Bible
Therefore is the name of it called Babel; because the LORD did there confuse the language of all the earth: and from there did the LORD scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.

American King James Version
Therefore is the name of it called Babel; because the LORD did there confound the language of all the earth: and from there did the LORD scatter them abroad on the face of all the earth.

American Standard Version
Therefore was the name of it called Babel; because Jehovah did there confound the language of all the earth: and from thence did Jehovah scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And therefore the name thereof was called Babel, because there the language of the whole earth was confounded: and from thence the Lord scattered them abroad upon the face of all countries.

Darby Bible Translation
Therefore was its name called Babel; because Jehovah there confounded the language of the whole earth. And Jehovah scattered them thence over the face of the whole earth.

English Revised Version
Therefore was 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.

Webster's Bible Translation
Therefore is the name of it called Babel, because the LORD there confounded the language of all the earth: and from thence did the LORD scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.

World English Bible
Therefore its name was called Babel, because there Yahweh confused the language of all the earth. From there, Yahweh scattered them abroad on the surface of all the earth.

Young's Literal Translation
therefore hath one called its name Babel, for there hath Jehovah mingled the pronunciation of all the earth, and from thence hath Jehovah scattered them over the face of all the earth.

Genesis 11:9 Afrikaans PWL
Hulle het dit as gevolg daarvan Bavel genoem, want dáár het יהוה die taal van die hele aarde deurmekaar gemaak en daarvandaan het יהוה hulle oor die hele aarde verstrooi.

Zanafilla 11:9 Albanian
Prandaj këtij vendi iu dha emri i Babelit, sepse Zoti aty ngatërroi gjuhën e tërë dheut dhe i shpërndau mbi tërë faqen e dheut.

ﺗﻜﻮﻳﻦ 11:9 Arabic: Smith & Van Dyke
لذلك دعي اسمها بابل. لان الرب هناك بلبل لسان كل الارض. ومن هناك بددهم الرب على وجه كل الارض

De Bschaffung 11:9 Bavarian
Drum aau gnennt myn dö Stat Bäbl - Wirrniss -, weil daadl dyr Trechtein d Spraach von dyr gantzn Welt verwirrt haat und d Menschn von dort aus über de gantze Welt gspreidlt.

Битие 11:9 Bulgarian
За това той се наименува Вавилон, защото там Господ разбърка езика на цялата земя; и от там Господ ги разпръсна по лицето на цялата земя.

現代標點和合本 (CUVMP Traditional)
因為耶和華在那裡變亂天下人的言語,使眾人分散在全地上,所以那城名叫巴別。

现代标点和合本 (CUVMP Simplified)
因为耶和华在那里变乱天下人的言语,使众人分散在全地上,所以那城名叫巴别。

創 世 記 11:9 Chinese Bible: Union (Traditional)
因 為 耶 和 華 在 那 裡 變 亂 天 下 人 的 言 語 , 使 眾 人 分 散 在 全 地 上 , 所 以 那 城 名 叫 巴 別 ( 就 是 變 亂 的 意 思 ) 。

創 世 記 11:9 Chinese Bible: Union (Simplified)
因 为 耶 和 华 在 那 里 变 乱 天 下 人 的 言 语 , 使 众 人 分 散 在 全 地 上 , 所 以 那 城 名 叫 巴 别 ( 就 是 变 乱 的 意 思 ) 。

Genesis 11:9 Croatian Bible
Stoga mu je ime Babel, jer je ondje Jahve pobrkao govor svima u onom kraju i odande ih je Jahve raspršio po svoj zemlji.

Genesis 11:9 Czech BKR
Protož nazváno jest jméno jeho Bábel; nebo tu zmátl Hospodin jazyk vší země; a odtud rozptýlil je Hospodin po vší zemi.

1 Mosebog 11:9 Danish
Derfor kaldte man den Babel, thi der forvirrede HERREN al Jordens Tungemaal, og derfra spredte HERREN dem ud over hele Jorden.

Genesis 11:9 Dutch Staten Vertaling
Daarom noemde men haar naam Babel; want aldaar verwarde de HEERE de spraak der ganse aarde, en van daar verstrooide hen de HEERE over de ganse aarde.

Westminster Leningrad Codex
עַל־כֵּ֞ן קָרָ֤א שְׁמָהּ֙ בָּבֶ֔ל כִּי־שָׁ֛ם בָּלַ֥ל יְהוָ֖ה שְׂפַ֣ת כָּל־הָאָ֑רֶץ וּמִשָּׁם֙ הֱפִיצָ֣ם יְהוָ֔ה עַל־פְּנֵ֖י כָּל־הָאָֽרֶץ׃ פ

WLC (Consonants Only)
על־כן קרא שמה בבל כי־שם בלל יהוה שפת כל־הארץ ומשם הפיצם יהוה על־פני כל־הארץ׃ פ

Aleppo Codex
ט על כן קרא שמה בבל כי שם בלל יהוה שפת כל הארץ ומשם הפיצם יהוה על פני כל הארץ  {פ}

1 Mózes 11:9 Hungarian: Karoli
Ezért nevezék annak nevét Bábelnek; mert ott zavará össze az Úr az egész föld nyelvét, és onnan széleszté el õket az Úr az egész földnek színére.

Moseo 1: Genezo 11:9 Esperanto
Tial oni donis al gxi la nomon Babel, cxar tie la Eternulo konfuzis la lingvon de la tuta tero kaj de tie la Eternulo disigis ilin sur la suprajxon de la tuta tero.

ENSIMMÄINEN MOOSEKSEN 11:9 Finnish: Bible (1776)
Ja sentähden kutsuttiin hänen nimensä Babel: sillä siellä Herra sekoitti koko maan kielen: ja Herra hajoitti heidät sieltä kaikkiin maihin.

Genèse 11:9 French: Darby
C'est pourquoi on appela son nom Babel, car là l'Eternel confondit le langage de toute la terre; et de là l'Eternel les dispersa sur la face de toute la terre.

Genèse 11:9 French: Louis Segond (1910)
C'est pourquoi on l'appela du nom de Babel, car c'est là que l'Eternel confondit le langage de toute la terre, et c'est de là que l'Eternel les dispersa sur la face de toute la terre.

Genèse 11:9 French: Martin (1744)
C'est pourquoi son nom fut appelé Babel; car l'Eternel y confondit le langage de toute la terre, et de là il les dispersa sur toute la terre.

1 Mose 11:9 German: Modernized
Daher heißt ihr Name Babel, daß der HERR daselbst verwirret hatte aller Länder Sprache und sie zerstreuet von dannen in alle Länder.

1 Mose 11:9 German: Luther (1912)
Daher heißt ihr Name Babel, daß der HERR daselbst verwirrt hatte aller Länder Sprache und sie zerstreut von dort in alle Länder.

1 Mose 11:9 German: Textbibel (1899)
Darum nennt man sie Babel, weil Jahwe dort die Sprache der ganzen Menschheit verwirrte und Jahwe sie von dort über die ganze Erde zerstreute.

Genesi 11:9 Italian: Riveduta Bible (1927)
Perciò a questa fu dato il nome di Babel perché l’Eterno confuse quivi il linguaggio di tutta la terra, e di la l’Eterno li disperse sulla faccia di tutta la terra.

Genesi 11:9 Italian: Giovanni Diodati Bible (1649)
Perciò essa fu nominata Babilonia; perciocchè il Signore confuse quivi la favella di tutta la terra, e disperse coloro di là sopra la faccia di tutta la terra.

KEJADIAN 11:9 Indonesian - Terjemahan Lama (TL)
Maka sebab itu dinamainya akan negeri itu Babil, karena di sana telah dikacaukan Tuhan bahasa segala orang di atas bumi; maka dari sanalah ditaburkan Tuhan akan mereka itu atas seluruh muka bumi.

창세기 11:9 Korean
그러므로 그 이름을 바벨이라 하니 이는 여호와께서 거기서 온 땅의 언어를 혼잡케 하셨음이라 여호와께서 거기서 그들을 온 지면에 흩으셨더라

Genesis 11:9 Latin: Vulgata Clementina
Et idcirco vocatum est nomen ejus Babel, quia ibi confusum est labium universæ terræ : et inde dispersit eos Dominus super faciem cunctarum regionum.

Pradþios knyga 11:9 Lithuanian
Todėl tą miestą praminė Babele, nes ten Viešpats sumaišė jų kalbą ir iš ten Viešpats išsklaidė juos į visus žemės kraštus.

Genesis 11:9 Maori
Na kona i huaina ai to reira ingoa ko Papera; no te mea i whakapoauautia e Ihowa i reira te reo o te whenua katoa: no reira ano hoki te whakamararatanga a Ihowa i a ratou ki te mata o te whenua katoa.

1 Mosebok 11:9 Norwegian: Det Norsk Bibelselskap (1930)
Derfor kalte de den Babel; for der forvirret Herren hele jordens tungemål, og derfra spredte Herren dem ut over hele jorden.

Génesis 11:9 Spanish: La Biblia de las Américas
Por eso fue llamada Babel, porque allí confundió el SEÑOR la lengua de toda la tierra; y de allí los dispersó el SEÑOR sobre la faz de toda la tierra.

Génesis 11:9 Spanish: La Nueva Biblia de los Hispanos
Por eso la ciudad fue llamada Babel (Babilonia), porque allí el SEÑOR confundió la lengua de toda la tierra, y de allí el SEÑOR los dispersó sobre la superficie de toda la tierra.

Génesis 11:9 Spanish: Reina Valera Gómez
Por esto fue llamado el nombre de ella Babel, porque allí confundió Jehová el lenguaje de toda la tierra, y desde allí los esparció sobre la faz de toda la tierra.

Génesis 11:9 Spanish: Reina Valera 1909
Por esto fué llamado el nombre de ella Babel, porque allí confudió Jehová el lenguaje de toda la tierra, y desde allí los esparció sobre la faz de toda la tierra.

Génesis 11:9 Spanish: Sagradas Escrituras 1569
Por esto fue llamado el nombre de ella Babel, porque allí mezcló el SEÑOR el lenguaje de toda la tierra, y de allí los esparció sobre la faz de toda la tierra.

Gênesis 11:9 Bíblia King James Atualizada Português
Por isso ficou conhecida como Babel, porquanto ali o SENHOR confundiu a língua de todo o mundo. E, assim, desde a Babilônia, o SENHOR dispersou a humanidade sobre a face da terra.

Gênesis 11:9 Portugese Bible
Por isso se chamou o seu nome Babel, porquanto ali confundiu o Senhor a linguagem de toda a terra, e dali o Senhor os espalhou sobre a face de toda a terra.   

Geneza 11:9 Romanian: Cornilescu
De aceea cetatea a fost numită Babel, căci acolo a încurcat Domnul limba întregului pămînt, şi de acolo i -a împrăştiat Domnul pe toată faţa pămîntului.

Бытие 11:9 Russian: Synodal Translation (1876)
Посему дано ему имя: Вавилон, ибо там смешал Господь язык всей земли, и оттуда рассеял их Господь по всей земле.

Бытие 11:9 Russian koi8r
Посему дано ему имя: Вавилон, ибо там смешал Господь язык всей земли, и оттуда рассеял их Господь по всей земле.

1 Mosebok 11:9 Swedish (1917)
Därav fick den namnet Babel, eftersom HERREN där förbistrade hela jordens tungomål; därifrån spridde ock HERREN ut dem över hela jorden.

Genesis 11:9 Tagalog: Ang Dating Biblia (1905)
Kaya ang pangalang itinawag ay Babel; sapagka't doon ginulo ng Panginoon ang wika ng buong lupa: at mula roon ay pinanabog sila ng Panginoon sa ibabaw ng buong lupa.

ปฐมกาล 11:9 Thai: from KJV
เหตุฉะนั้นจึงเรียกชื่อเมืองนั้นว่า บาเบล เพราะว่าที่นั่นพระเยโฮวาห์ทรงทำให้ภาษาของทั่วโลกวุ่นวาย และ ณ จากที่นั่นพระเยโฮวาห์ได้ทรงทำให้พวกเขากระจัดกระจายออกไปทั่วพื้นแผ่นดินโลก

Yaratılış 11:9 Turkish
Bu nedenle kente Babilfş adı verildi. Çünkü RAB bütün insanların dilini orada karıştırmış ve onları yeryüzünün dört bucağına dağıtmıştı.

Saùng-theá Kyù 11:9 Vietnamese (1934)
Bởi cớ đó đặt tên thành là Ba-bên, vì nơi đó Ðức Giê-hô-va làm lộn xộn tiếng nói của cả thế gian, và từ đây Ngài làm cho loài người tản ra khắp trên mặt đất.

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