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Bible in Basic English

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

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 and Erech and Accad and Calneh, in the land of Shinar [in Babylonia].

Darby Translation

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 very great bowman, so that there is a saying, Like Nimrod, a very great bowman. 10 And at the first, his kingdom was Babel and Erech and Accad and Calneh, in the land of Shinar. 11 From that land he went out into Assyria, building Nineveh with its wide streets and Calah,



Cross References

Genesis 11:2

And it came about that in their wandering from the east, they came to a stretch of flat country in the land of Shinar, and there they made their living-place.

Genesis 11:9

So it was named Babel, because there the Lord took away the sense of all languages and from there the Lord sent them away over all the face of the earth.

Genesis 14:1

Now in the days of Amraphel, king of Shinar, Arioch, king of Ellasar, Chedorlaomer, king of Elam, and Tidal, king of Goiim,

Isaiah 10:9

Will not the fate of Calno be like that of Carchemish? is not Hamath as Arpad? is not Samaria as Damascus?

Isaiah 11:11

And in that day the hand of the Lord will be stretched out the second time to get back the rest of his people, from Assyria, and from Egypt, and from Pathros, and from Cush, and from Elam, and from Shinar, and from Hamath, and from the sea-lands.

Isaiah 39:1

At that time Merodach-baladan, the son of Baladan, king of Babylon, sent letters with an offering to Hezekiah, because he had news that Hezekiah had been ill, and was well again.

Jeremiah 50:21

Go up against the land of Merathaim, even against it, and against the people of Pekod; put them to death and send destruction after them, says the Lord, and do everything I have given you orders to do.

Daniel 1:2

And the Lord gave into his hands Jehoiakim, king of Judah, with some of the vessels of the house of God; and he took them away into the land of Shinar to the house of his god; and he put the vessels into the store-house of his god.

Amos 6:2

Go on to Calneh and see; and from there go to Hamath the great; then go down to Gath of the Philistines: are you better than these kingdoms? or is your land wider than theirs?

Micah 4:10

Be in pain, make sounds of grief, O daughter of Zion, like a woman in childbirth: for now you will go out of the town, living in the open country, and will come even to Babylon; there you will have salvation; there the Lord will make you free from the hands of your haters.

Micah 5:6

And they will make waste the land of Assyria with the sword, and the land of Nimrod with the edge of the sword: he will give us salvation from the Assyrian when he comes into our country, when his feet come inside the limit of our land.

Zechariah 5:11

And he said to me, To make a house for her in the land of Shinar: and they will make a place ready, and put her there in the place which is hers.

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