Genesis 11:7
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3051 [e]הָ֚בָה
hā-ḇāh
ComeV-Qal-Imp-ms | 3fs
3381 [e]נֵֽרְדָ֔ה
nê-rə-ḏāh,
let Us go downV-Qal-Imperf.Cohort-1cp
1101 [e]וְנָבְלָ֥ה
wə-nā-ḇə-lāh
and confuseConj-w | V-Qal-ConjImperf.Cohort-1cp
8033 [e]שָׁ֖ם
šām
thereAdv
8193 [e]שְׂפָתָ֑ם
śə-p̄ā-ṯām;
their languageN-fsc | 3mp
834 [e]אֲשֶׁר֙
’ă-šer
thatPro-r
3808 [e]לֹ֣א
notAdv-NegPrt
8085 [e]יִשְׁמְע֔וּ
yiš-mə-‘ū,
may understandV-Qal-Imperf-3mp
582 [e]אִ֖ישׁ
’îš
one manN-ms
8193 [e]שְׂפַ֥ת
śə-p̄aṯ
the speechN-fsc
7453 [e]רֵעֵֽהוּ׃
rê-‘ê-hū.
of anotherN-msc | 3ms









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 11:7 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
הָ֚בָה נֵֽרְדָ֔ה וְנָבְלָ֥ה שָׁ֖ם שְׂפָתָ֑ם אֲשֶׁר֙ לֹ֣א יִשְׁמְע֔וּ אִ֖ישׁ שְׂפַ֥ת רֵעֵֽהוּ׃

בראשית 11:7 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
הבה נרדה ונבלה שם שפתם אשר לא ישמעו איש שפת רעהו׃

בראשית 11:7 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
הבה נרדה ונבלה שם שפתם אשר לא ישמעו איש שפת רעהו׃

בראשית 11:7 Hebrew Bible
הבה נרדה ונבלה שם שפתם אשר לא ישמעו איש שפת רעהו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Come, let Us go down and there confuse their language, so that they will not understand one another's speech."

King James Bible
Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Come, let Us go down there and confuse their language so that they will not understand one another's speech."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Go to. The Hebrew word signifies, 'Come,' or, 'make preparation,' as for a journey or the execution of a purpose.

let.

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confound.

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Job 12:20 He removes away the speech of the trusty, and takes away the understanding …

Psalm 2:4 He that sits in the heavens shall laugh: the LORD shall have them in derision.

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Acts 2:4-11 And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak …

may.

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