GENESIS CHAPTER 11

THE BOOK OF GENESIS

GENESIS CHAPTER 11 (Chapter 11 verse 1 to 32)


GENESIS 11:1

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


GENESIS 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.


GENESIS 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.


GENESIS 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.


GENESIS 11:5

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


GENESIS 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.


GENESIS 11:7

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


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.


GENESIS 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.


GENESIS 11:10

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


GENESIS 11:11

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


GENESIS 11:12

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


GENESIS 11:13

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


GENESIS 11:14

And Salah lived thirty years, and begat Eber:


GENESIS 11:15

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


GENESIS 11:16

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


GENESIS 11:17

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


GENESIS 11:18

And Peleg lived thirty years, and begat Reu:


GENESIS 11:19

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


GENESIS 11:20

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


GENESIS 11:21

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


GENESIS 11:22

And Serug lived thirty years, and begat Nahor:


GENESIS 11:23

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


GENESIS 11:24

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


GENESIS 11:25

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


GENESIS 11:26

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


GENESIS 11:27

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


GENESIS 11:28

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


GENESIS 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.


GENESIS 11:30

But Sarai was barren; she had no child.


GENESIS 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.


GENESIS 11:32

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