Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

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.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

As people migrated from the east, they found a valley in the land of Shinar and settled there.

International Standard Version

As people migrated westward, they came across a plain in the region of Shinar and settled there.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

And as people journeyed eastward, they found a plain in the land of Shinar and they settled there.

Darby Translation

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

Julia Smith Translation

And it shall be in their removing from the east they shall find a valley in the land of Shmar; and they shall dwell there.

King James 2000

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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And as people migrated from the east they found a plain in the land of Shinar and settled there.

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And as they came from the east, they found a plain in the land of Shinar, and there they dwelled.

NET Bible

When the people moved eastward, they found a plain in Shinar and settled there.

New Heart English Bible

It happened, as they traveled from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar, and they lived there.

The Emphasized Bible

And it came to pass as they brake away onwards, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar, and dwelt there.

Webster

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.

World English Bible

It happened, as they traveled east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar, and they lived there.

Youngs Literal Translation

and it cometh to pass, in their journeying from the east, that they find a valley in the land of Shinar, and dwell there;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And it came to pass, as they journeyed
נסע 
Naca` 
Usage: 146

from the east
קדמה קדם 
Qedem 
Usage: 87

מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

a plain
בּקעה 
Biq`ah 
Usage: 20

in the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

of Shinar
שׁנער 
Shin`ar 
Usage: 8

and they dwelt
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

Context Readings

The Tower Of Babylon

1 And all the earth had one language and one tongue. 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. 3 And they said one to another, Come, let us make bricks, burning them well. And they had bricks for stone, putting them together with sticky earth.


Cross References

Genesis 10:10

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

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,

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.

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.

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.

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 13:11

So Lot took for himself all the valley of Jordan, and went to the east, and they were parted from one another.

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