Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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.

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.

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.

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 on, let us build us a city and a tower, that the top may reach unto heaven. And let us make us a name, for peradventure we shall be scattered abroad over all the earth." 5 And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower which the children of Adam had built. 6 And the LORD said, "See, the people is one and have one tongue among them all: And this have they begun to do, and will not leave off from all that they have purposed to do.


Cross References

Genesis 18:21

I will go down and see whether they have done altogether according to that cry which is come unto me or not, that I may know."

Exodus 19:11

that they may be ready against the third day. For the third day the LORD will come down in the sight of all the people upon mount Sinai.

Exodus 3:8

and am come down to deliver them out of the hands of the Egyptians, and to bring them out of that land unto a good land and a large, and unto a land that floweth with milk and honey: even unto the place of the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites, and of the Jebusites.

Exodus 19:18

And mount Sinai was altogether on a smoke: because the LORD descended down upon it in fire. And the smoke thereof ascended up, as it had been the smoke of a kiln, and all the mount was exceeding fearful.

Exodus 19:20

And the LORD came down upon mount Sinai, even in the top of the hill, and called Moses up into the top of the hill. And Moses went up.

Psalm 11:4

The LORD is in his holy temple, the LORD's seat is in heaven. His eyes consider the poor, and his eyelids try the children of men.

Psalm 33:13-14

The LORD looked down from heaven, and beheld all the children of men;

Jeremiah 23:23-24

Am I then God that seeth but the thing, which is nigh at hand, and not that is afar off? sayeth the LORD.

John 3:13

And no man ascendeth up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, that is to say, the son of man which is in heaven.

Hebrews 4:13

Neither is there any creature invisible in the sight of it. For all things are naked and bare unto the eyes of him, of whom we speak.

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