Parallel Verses

King James Version

And the beginning of 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.

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].

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.

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: wherefore it is said, Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the LORD. 10 And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar. 11 Out of that land went forth Asshur, and builded Nineveh, and the city Rehoboth, and Calah,



Cross References

Genesis 11:2

And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there.

Genesis 11:9

Therefore is the name of it called Babel; because the LORD did there confound the language of all the earth: and from thence did the LORD scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.

Genesis 14:1

And it came to pass in the days of Amraphel king of Shinar, Arioch king of Ellasar, Chedorlaomer king of Elam, and Tidal king of nations;

Isaiah 10:9

Is not Calno as Carchemish? is not Hamath as Arpad? is not Samaria as Damascus?

Isaiah 11:11

And it shall come to pass in that day, that the Lord shall set his hand again the second time to recover the remnant of his people, which shall be left, from Assyria, and from Egypt, and from Pathros, and from Cush, and from Elam, and from Shinar, and from Hamath, and from the islands of the sea.

Isaiah 39:1

At that time Merodachbaladan, the son of Baladan, king of Babylon, sent letters and a present to Hezekiah: for he had heard that he had been sick, and was recovered.

Jeremiah 50:21

Go up against the land of Merathaim, even against it, and against the inhabitants of Pekod: waste and utterly destroy after them, saith the LORD, and do according to all that I have commanded thee.

Daniel 1:2

And the Lord gave Jehoiakim king of Judah into his hand, with part of the vessels of the house of God: which he carried into the land of Shinar to the house of his god; and he brought the vessels into the treasure house of his god.

Amos 6:2

Pass ye unto Calneh, and see; and from thence go ye to Hamath the great: then go down to Gath of the Philistines: be they better than these kingdoms? or their border greater than your border?

Micah 4:10

Be in pain, and labour to bring forth, O daughter of Zion, like a woman in travail: for now shalt thou go forth out of the city, and thou shalt dwell in the field, and thou shalt go even to Babylon; there shalt thou be delivered; there the LORD shall redeem thee from the hand of thine enemies.

Micah 5:6

And they shall waste the land of Assyria with the sword, and the land of Nimrod in the entrances thereof: thus shall he deliver us from the Assyrian, when he cometh into our land, and when he treadeth within our borders.

Zechariah 5:11

And he said unto me, To build it an house in the land of Shinar: and it shall be established, and set there upon her own base.

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