New Living Translation
At one time all the people of the world spoke the same language and used the same words.
King James Bible
And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech.
Darby Bible Translation
And the whole earth had one language, and the same words.
World English Bible
The whole earth was of one language and of one speech.
Young's Literal Translation
And the whole earth is of one pronunciation, and of the same words,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
11:1 And the whole earth was of one language - Now while they all understood one another, they would be the more capable of helping one another, and the less inclinable to separate.
LibraryAppendix xii. The Baptism of Proselytes
ONLY those who have made study of it can have any idea how large, and sometimes bewildering, is the literature on the subject of Jewish Proselytes and their Baptism. Our present remarks will be confined to the Baptism of Proselytes. 1. Generally, as regards proselytes (Gerim) we have to distinguish between the Ger ha-Shaar (proselyte of the gate) and Ger Toshabh (sojourner,' settled among Israel), and again the Ger hatstsedeq (proselyte of righteousness) and Ger habberith (proselyte of the covenant). …
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah
Cain Murders his Brother; Called to Account.
An Exposition on the First Ten Chapters of Genesis, and Part of the Eleventh
These are the clans that descended from Noah's sons, arranged by nation according to their lines of descent. All the nations of the earth descended from these clans after the great flood.
As the people migrated to the east, they found a plain in the land of Babylonia and settled there.
"Look!" he said. "The people are united, and they all speak the same language. After this, nothing they set out to do will be impossible for them!
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