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Dispersion of Nations
Dispersion of Mankind • Dispersion of the Nations
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The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Dispersion of Mankind
DISPERSION OF MANKIND. By means of confusing the speech of the people at Babel, God scattered mankind over the entire earth (Gen 11:5–9). Thus the posterity of Noah was divided (from Heb. pālag, Gen 10:25; Heb. pārad, 10:32) after the Flood. This dispersal occurred in the days of Peleg, probably within
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Dispersion of Mankind
DISPERSION OF MANKIND. This dispersion was the result of the confusion of tongues at Babel (Gen. 11:6–9). In 10:5, 20, 31, we are told that the posterity of Noah were divided in their lands, all of them according to their own language, family, and nation, so that their distribution was undoubtedly conducted
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Dispersion of the Nations
DISPERSION OF THE NATIONS — the dividing and scattering of the people of the earth after the Flood and the Tower of Babel through the three sons of Noah (Gen. 10:32; 11:9). Japheth’s descendants were scattered to the north, Ham’s to the south, and Shem’s to the central regions between his two brothers.
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
Dispersion
DISPERSION (διασπορά).—The word (RV of Jn 7:35, Ja 1:1, 1 P 1:1) is a collective term denoting either the Jews resident outside their native country, or the lands in which they lived.1. The Pharisees and chief priests sent officers to arrest our Lord, and He told them that in a little while He would