Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The beginning of his kingdom was Babel and Erech and Accad and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.

King James Version

And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.

Holman Bible

His kingdom started with Babylon, Erech, Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.

International Standard Version

His kingdom began in the region of Shinar with the cities of Babylon, Erech, Akkad, and Calneh.

A Conservative Version

And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.

American Standard Version

And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.

Amplified

The beginning of his kingdom was Babel, Erech, Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar [in Babylonia].

Bible in Basic English

And at the first, his kingdom was Babel and Erech and Accad and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.

Darby Translation

And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel and Erech and Accad and Calneh in the land of Shinar.

Julia Smith Translation

And the beginning of his kingdom shall be Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.

King James 2000

And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now, the beginning of his kingdom [was] Babel, Erech, Akkad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.

Modern King James verseion

And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, Erech, Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar:

NET Bible

The primary regions of his kingdom were Babel, Erech, Akkad, and Calneh in the land of Shinar.

New Heart English Bible

The beginning of his kingdom was Babel, Erech, Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.

The Emphasized Bible

So the beginning of his kingdom came to be Babel, and Erech, and Accad and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.

Webster

And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.

World English Bible

The beginning of his kingdom was Babel, Erech, Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the first part of his kingdom is Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ראשׁית 
Re'shiyth 
Usage: 51

ממלכה 
Mamlakah 
Usage: 117

בּבל 
babel 
Usage: 262

and Erech
ארך 
'Erek 
Usage: 1

and Accad
אכּד 
'Akkad 
Usage: 1

and Calneh
כּלנו כּלנה כּלנה 
Kalneh 
Usage: 3

in the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

Context Readings

The 30 Descendants Of Ham

9 He was a mighty hunter before the LORD; therefore it is said, "Like Nimrod a mighty hunter before the LORD." 10 The beginning of his kingdom was Babel and Erech and Accad and Calneh, in the land of Shinar. 11 From that land he went forth into Assyria, and built Nineveh and Rehoboth-Ir and Calah,



Cross References

Genesis 11:2

It came about as they journeyed east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar and settled there.

Genesis 11:9

Therefore its name was called Babel, because there the LORD confused the language of the whole earth; and from there the LORD scattered them abroad over the face of the whole earth.

Genesis 14:1

And it came about in the days of Amraphel king of Shinar, Arioch king of Ellasar, Chedorlaomer king of Elam, and Tidal king of Goiim,

Isaiah 10:9

"Is not Calno like Carchemish, Or Hamath like Arpad, Or Samaria like Damascus?

Isaiah 11:11

Then it will happen on that day that the Lord Will again recover the second time with His hand The remnant of His people, who will remain, From Assyria, Egypt, Pathros, Cush, Elam, Shinar, Hamath, And from the islands of the sea.

Isaiah 39:1

At that time Merodach-baladan son of Baladan, king of Babylon, sent letters and a present to Hezekiah, for he heard that he had been sick and had recovered.

Jeremiah 50:21

"Against the land of Merathaim, go up against it, And against the inhabitants of Pekod. Slay and utterly destroy them," declares the LORD, "And do according to all that I have commanded you.

Daniel 1:2

The Lord gave Jehoiakim king of Judah into his hand, along with some of the vessels of the house of God; and he brought them to the land of Shinar, to the house of his god, and he brought the vessels into the treasury of his god.

Amos 6:2

Go over to Calneh and look, And go from there to Hamath the great, Then go down to Gath of the Philistines. Are they better than these kingdoms, Or is their territory greater than yours?

Micah 4:10

"Writhe and labor to give birth, Daughter of Zion, Like a woman in childbirth; For now you will go out of the city, Dwell in the field, And go to Babylon There you will be rescued; There the LORD will redeem you From the hand of your enemies.

Micah 5:6

They will shepherd the land of Assyria with the sword, The land of Nimrod at its entrances; And He will deliver us from the Assyrian When he attacks our land And when he tramples our territory.

Zechariah 5:11

Then he said to me, "To build a temple for her in the land of Shinar; and when it is prepared, she will be set there on her own pedestal."

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