New International Version
But the LORD came down to see the city and the tower the people were building.
King James Bible
And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men builded.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah came down to see the city and the tower which the children of men built.
World English Bible
Yahweh came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men built.
Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah cometh down to see the city and the tower which the sons of men have builded;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And the Lord came down - A lesson, says an ancient Jewish commentator, to magistrates to examine every evidence before they decree judgment and execute justice.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
FROM THE PREFACE TO THE "HOLY CITY." UPON a certain First-day, I being together with my brethren in our prison-chamber, they expected that, according to our custom, something should be spoken out of the word for our mutual edification; but at that time I felt myself--it being my turn to speak--so empty, spiritless, and barren, that I thought I should not have been able to speak among them so much as five words of truth, with life and evidence: but at last it so fell out that providentially I cast …
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The First Chaldaean Empire and the Hyksos in Egypt
that I will go down and see if what they have done is as bad as the outcry that has reached me. If not, I will know."
So I have come down to rescue them from the hand of the Egyptians and to bring them up out of that land into a good and spacious land, a land flowing with milk and honey--the home of the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites.
and be ready by the third day, because on that day the LORD will come down on Mount Sinai in the sight of all the people.
Mount Sinai was covered with smoke, because the LORD descended on it in fire. The smoke billowed up from it like smoke from a furnace, and the whole mountain trembled violently.
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