Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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.

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.

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 At one time the whole earth had the same language and vocabulary. 2 As people migrated from the east, they found a valley in the land of Shinar and settled there. 3 They said to each other, “Come, let us make oven-fired bricks.” They used brick for stone and asphalt for mortar.


Cross References

Genesis 10:10

His kingdom started with Babylon, Erech, Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.

Genesis 14:1

In those days Amraphel king of Shinar, Arioch king of Ellasar, Chedorlaomer king of Elam, and Tidal king of Goiim

Daniel 1:2

The Lord handed Jehoiakim king of Judah over to him, along with some of the vessels from the house of God. Nebuchadnezzar carried them to the land of Babylon, to the house of his god, and put the vessels in the treasury of his god.

Isaiah 11:11

On that day the Lord will extend His hand a second time to recover—from Assyria, Egypt, Pathros, Cush, Elam, Shinar, Hamath, and the coasts and islands of the west—the remnant of His people who survive.

Zechariah 5:11

“To build a shrine for it in the land of Shinar,” he told me. “When that is ready, the basket will be placed there on its pedestal.”

Genesis 11:9

Therefore its name is called Babylon, for there the Lord confused the language of the whole earth, and from there the Lord scattered them over the face of the whole earth.

Genesis 13:11

So Lot chose the entire Jordan Valley for himself. Then Lot journeyed eastward, and they separated from each other.

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