Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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 they journeyed eastward, they found a plain (valley) in the land of Shinar, and they settled and dwelt 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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.

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.

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 The whole earth was of one language and of one speech. 2 It happened, as they traveled east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar, and they lived there. 3 They said one to another, "Come, let's make bricks, and burn them thoroughly." They had brick for stone, and they used tar for mortar.


Cross References

Genesis 10:10

The beginning of his kingdom was Babel, Erech, Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.

Genesis 14:1

It happened in the days of Amraphel, king of Shinar, Arioch, king of Ellasar, Chedorlaomer, king of Elam, and Tidal, king of Goiim,

Daniel 1:2

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

Isaiah 11:11

It will happen in that day that the Lord will set his hand again the second time to recover the remnant that is left of his people from Assyria, from Egypt, from Pathros, from Cush, from Elam, from Shinar, from Hamath, and from the islands of the sea.

Zechariah 5:11

He said to me, "To build her a house in the land of Shinar. When it is prepared, she will be set there in her own place."

Genesis 11:9

Therefore its name was called Babel, because there Yahweh confused the language of all the earth. From there, Yahweh scattered them abroad on the surface of all the earth.

Genesis 13:11

So Lot chose the Plain of the Jordan for himself. Lot traveled east, and they separated themselves the one from the other.

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