6 And the Lord said, “Indeed fthe people are one and they all have gone language, and this is what they begin to do; now nothing that they hpropose to do will be withheld from them. 7 Come, ilet Us go down and there jconfuse their language, that they may not understand one another’s speech.” 8 So kthe Lord scattered them abroad from there lover the face of all the earth, and they ceased building the city. 9 Therefore its name is called 3Babel, mbecause there the Lord confused the language of all the earth; and from there the Lord scattered them abroad over the face of all the earth.
Lit. Confusion, Babylon