Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

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

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

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

Darby Translation

And Jehovah came down to see the city and the tower which the children of men 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 And they said, Come, let us make a town, and a tower whose top will go up as high as heaven; and let us make a great name for ourselves, so that we may not be wanderers over the face of the earth. 5 And the Lord came down to see the town and the tower which the children of men were building. 6 And the Lord said, See, they are all one people and have all one language; and this is only the start of what they may do: and now it will not be possible to keep them from any purpose of theirs.


Cross References

Genesis 18:21

I will go down now, and see if their acts are as bad as they seem from the outcry which has come to me; and if they are not, I will see.

Exodus 19:11

And by the third day let them be ready: for on the third day the Lord will come down on Mount Sinai, before the eyes of all the people.

Exodus 3:8

And I have come down to take them out of the hands of the Egyptians, guiding them out of that land into a good land and wide, into a land flowing with milk and honey; into the place of the Canaanite and the Hittite and the Amorite and the Perizzite and the Hivite and the Jebusite.

Exodus 19:18

And all the mountain of Sinai was smoking, for the Lord had come down on it in fire: and the smoke of it went up like the smoke of a great burning; and all the mountain was shaking.

Exodus 19:20

Then the Lord came down on to Mount Sinai, to the top of the mountain, and the Lord sent for Moses to come up to the top of the mountain, and Moses went up.

Psalm 11:4

The Lord is in his holy Temple, the Lord's seat is in heaven; his eyes are watching and testing the children of men.

Psalm 33:13-14

The Lord is looking down from heaven; he sees all the sons of men;

Jeremiah 23:23-24

Am I only a God who is near, says the Lord, and not a God at a distance?

John 3:13

And no one has ever gone up to heaven but he who came down from heaven, the Son of man.

Hebrews 4:13

And there is nothing made which is not completely clear to him; there is nothing covered, but all things are open to the eyes of him with whom we have to do.

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