New Living Translation
In that way, the LORD scattered them all over the world, and they stopped building the city.
King James Bible
So the LORD scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth: and they left off to build the city.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah scattered them thence over the face of the whole earth. And they left off building the city.
World English Bible
So Yahweh scattered them abroad from there on the surface of all the earth. They stopped building the city.
Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah doth scatter them from thence over the face of all the earth, and they cease to build the city;
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LibraryAppendix xii. The Baptism of Proselytes
ONLY those who have made study of it can have any idea how large, and sometimes bewildering, is the literature on the subject of Jewish Proselytes and their Baptism. Our present remarks will be confined to the Baptism of Proselytes. 1. Generally, as regards proselytes (Gerim) we have to distinguish between the Ger ha-Shaar (proselyte of the gate) and Ger Toshabh (sojourner,' settled among Israel), and again the Ger hatstsedeq (proselyte of righteousness) and Ger habberith (proselyte of the covenant). …
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah
Cain Murders his Brother; Called to Account.
An Exposition on the First Ten Chapters of Genesis, and Part of the Eleventh
His mighty arm has done tremendous things! He has scattered the proud and haughty ones.
Then they said, "Come, let's build a great city for ourselves with a tower that reaches into the sky. This will make us famous and keep us from being scattered all over the world."
Your enemies, LORD, will surely perish; all evildoers will be scattered.
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