Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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.

From the east

Bible References

From the east

Genesis 13:11
So Lot chose for himself all the plain of the Jordan. And Lot journeyed from the east, and so they separated {from each other}.

Shinar

Genesis 11:9
Therefore its name was called Babel, for there Yahweh confused the language of the whole earth, and there Yahweh scattered them over the face of the whole earth.
Genesis 10:10
Now, the beginning of his kingdom [was] Babel, Erech, Akkad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.
Genesis 14:1
And it happened [that] in the days of Amraphel, the king of Shinar, Arioch, the king of Ellasar, Kedorlaomer, the king of Elam, and Tidal, the king of Goiim,
Isaiah 11:11
And this shall happen on that day: The Lord will again [extend] his hand a second [time] to acquire the remnant of his people that is left, from Assyria, Egypt, Pathros, Cush, Elam, Shinar, Hamath, and the coastlands of the sea,
Daniel 1:2
And the Lord gave Jehoiakim the king of Judah into his hand and {some of} of the utensils of the temple of God, and he brought them [to] the land of Shinar [to] the temple of his gods, and he brought the utensils to {the treasury} of his gods.
Zechariah 5:11
And he said to me, "To build for it a house in the land of Shinar, and [when] it is put in place, it will be placed there on its site."