Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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.

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].

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 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 Jehovah. Therefore it is said, Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before Jehovah. 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 he went forth to Asshur. And he built Nineveh, and the city Rehoboth, and Calah,



Cross References

Genesis 11:2

And it happened, as they traveled from the east, they found a plain in the land of Shinar. And they lived there.

Genesis 11:9

Therefore the name of it is called Babel; because Jehovah confused the language of all the earth there. And from there Jehovah scattered them abroad on the face of all the earth.

Genesis 14:1

And it happened 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 like Carchemish? Is not Hamath like Arpad? Is not Samaria like Damascus?

Isaiah 11:11

And it shall be in that day, the Lord shall again set His hand, the second time, to recover the remnant of His people that remains, from Assyria and from Egypt, and from Pathros, and from Ethiopia, and from Persia, and from Shinar, and from Hamath, and from the coasts of the sea.

Isaiah 39:1

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

Jeremiah 50:21

Go up against the land of Merathaim, even against it and against the people of Pekod. Waste and destroy after them, says Jehovah, and do according to all that I have commanded you.

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 to Calneh, and see; and from there go to Hamath the great. Then go down to Gath of the Philistines. Are they better than these kingdoms, or their border greater than your border?

Micah 4:10

Be in pain and deliver, daughter of Zion, like one giving birth. For now you shall go out from the city, and you shall dwell in the field; and you shall go to Babylon. There you shall be snatched back; there Jehovah shall redeem you from the hand of your enemies.

Micah 5:6

And they shall mar the land of Assyria with the sword, and the land of Nimrod at her own entrances. And He shall deliver us from Assyria when he comes into our land, and when he treads within our border.

Zechariah 5:11

And he said to me, To build a house for it in the land of Shinar; and it shall be established and set there on its own base.

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