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Old Testament Revision 1

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and by these were the nationes divided on the earth after the flood.
Genesis, Chapter 11
And the whole earth was of one the same language and of the same speech, and it came to pass that many jouneyed from the east and as the<​y​> journeyed from the east the<​y​> found a plain in the land of Shinar and they dwelt there in the plain of Shinar, and they said one to another come go to let us make brick and burn them thoroughly and they had brick for Stone and they had slime for mortar and they said come go to let us build us a City and a Tower whose top will be high well nigh unto heaven and let us make us a name lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth, And the Lord came down to see the Ci beholding the City and the Tower which the children of men were building and the Lord said behold the people are the same and they all have the same language and this <​Tower​> they begin to build and now nothing will be restrained from them which they have immagined excep I the Lord confound their language that they may not under stand one anothers speech So the Lord scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the land unto <​into​> every quarter of the eart So I the Lord will scatter them abroad from thence upon all the face of the land and into every quarter of the earth and they were confounded and left off to build the City and they hearkened not unto the Lord, therefore is the name of it called Babel because the Lord was displeased with their works, and did there confound the languag[e] of all the earth. and from thence did the Lord scatter them abroad upon the face thereof. and these were the genarations of Shem, Shem being an Hundred years old begat Arphaxed two years after the flood and Shem lived after he <​be​>gat Arphaxed [p. 27]
and by these were the nationes divided on the earth after the flood.
Genesis, Chapter 11
And the whole earth was of the same language and of the same speech, and it came to pass that many jouneyed from the east and as they journeyed from the east they found a plain in the land of Shinar and they dwelt there in the plain of Shinar, and they said one to another come go to let us make brick and burn them thoroughly and they had brick for Stone and they had slime for mortar and they said come go to let us build us a City and a Tower whose top will be high nigh unto heaven and let us make us a name lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth, And the Lord came down beholding the City and the Tower which the children of men were building and the Lord said behold the people are the same and they all have the same language and this Tower they begin to build and now nothing will be restrained from them which they have immagined excep I the Lord confound their language that they may not under stand one anothers speech So So I the Lord will scatter them abroad from thence upon all the face of the land and into every quarter of the earth and they were confounded and left off to build the City and they hearkened not unto the Lord, therefore is the name of it called Babel because the Lord was displeased with their works, and did there confound the language of all the earth. and from thence did the Lord scatter them abroad upon the face thereof. and these were the genarations of Shem, Shem being an Hundred years old begat Arphaxed two years after the flood and Shem lived after he [p. 27]
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