Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The LORD came down to see the city and the tower which the sons of men had built.

King James Version

And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men builded.

Holman Bible

Then the Lord came down to look over the city and the tower that the men were building.

International Standard Version

However, the LORD descended to look over the city and the tower that the humans were building.

A Conservative Version

And LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the sons of men built.

American Standard Version

And Jehovah came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men builded.

Amplified

And the Lord came down to see the city and the tower which the sons of men had built.

Bible in Basic English

And the Lord came down to see the town and the tower which the children of men were building.

Darby Translation

And Jehovah came down to see the city and the tower which the children of men built.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the sons of the man built.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jehovah will come down to see the city, and the tower which the sons of men built

King James 2000

And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men built.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Yahweh came down to see the city and the tower that {humankind} was building.

Modern King James verseion

And Jehovah came down to see the city and the tower which the sons of Adam had built.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower which the children of Adam had built.

NET Bible

But the Lord came down to see the city and the tower that the people had started building.

New Heart English Bible

The LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men built.

The Emphasized Bible

And Yahweh came down, to behold the city, and the tower, - which the sons of men had built.

Webster

And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men were building.

World English Bible

Yahweh came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men built.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jehovah cometh down to see the city and the tower which the sons of men have builded;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the Lord

Usage: 0

ירד 
Yarad 
Usage: 378

to see
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

and the tower
מגדּלה מגדּל 
Migdal 
Usage: 50

of men
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

Context Readings

The Tower Of Babylon

4 They said, "Come, let us build for ourselves a city, and a tower whose top will reach into heaven, and let us make for ourselves a name, otherwise we will be scattered abroad over the face of the whole earth." 5 The LORD came down to see the city and the tower which the sons of men had built. 6 The LORD said, "Behold, they are one people, and they all have the same language. And this is what they began to do, and now nothing which they purpose to do will be impossible for them.


Cross References

Genesis 18:21

"I will go down now, and see if they have done entirely according to its outcry, which has come to Me; and if not, I will know."

Exodus 19:11

and let them be ready for the third day, for on the third day the LORD will come down on Mount Sinai in the sight of all the people.

Exodus 3:8

"So I have come down to deliver them from the power of the Egyptians, and to bring them up from that land to a good and spacious land, to a land flowing with milk and honey, to the place of the Canaanite and the Hittite and the Amorite and the Perizzite and the Hivite and the Jebusite.

Exodus 19:18

Now Mount Sinai was all in smoke because the LORD descended upon it in fire; and its smoke ascended like the smoke of a furnace, and the whole mountain quaked violently.

Exodus 19:20

The LORD came down on Mount Sinai, to the top of the mountain; and the LORD called Moses to the top of the mountain, and Moses went up.

Psalm 11:4

The LORD is in His holy temple; the LORD'S throne is in heaven; His eyes behold, His eyelids test the sons of men.

Psalm 33:13-14

The LORD looks from heaven; He sees all the sons of men;

Jeremiah 23:23-24

"Am I a God who is near," declares the LORD, "And not a God far off?

John 3:13

"No one has ascended into heaven, but He who descended from heaven: the Son of Man.

Hebrews 4:13

And there is no creature hidden from His sight, but all things are open and laid bare to the eyes of Him with whom we have to do.

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