“ When the Most High gave the nations their inheritance, When He separated the sons of man, He set the boundaries of the peoples According to the number of the sons of Israel.
and He made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth, having determined their appointed times and the boundaries of their habitation,
Canaan became the father of Sidon, his firstborn, and Heth
Two sons were born to Eber; the name of the one was Peleg, for in his days the earth was divided; and his brother’s name was Joktan.
So the Lord scattered them abroad from there over the face of the whole earth; and they stopped building the city.
On that day the Lord made a covenant with Abram, saying, “ To your descendants I have given this land, From the river of Egypt as far as the great river, the river Euphrates:
The oracle of him who hears the words of God, And knows the knowledge of the Most High, Who sees the vision of the Almighty, Falling down, yet having his eyes uncovered.
I will give thanks to the Lord according to His righteousness And will sing praise to the name of the Lord Most High.
“Offer to God a sacrifice of thanksgiving And pay your vows to the Most High;
I said, “You are gods, And all of you are sons of the Most High.
He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High Will abide in the shadow of the Almighty.
But You, O Lord, are on high forever.
The heavens are the heavens of the Lord, But the earth He has given to the sons of men.
‘I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will make myself like the Most High.’
“This sentence is by the decree of the angelic watchers And the decision is a command of the holy ones, In order that the living may know That the Most High is ruler over the realm of mankind, And bestows it on whom He wishes And sets over it the lowliest of men.”
O king, the Most High God granted sovereignty, grandeur, glory and majesty to Nebuchadnezzar your father.
However, the Most High does not dwell in houses made by human hands; as the prophet says: