Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech.

Bible References


Genesis 11:5
And LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the sons of men built.
Genesis 1:26
And God said, Let us make man in our image--after our likeness--and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of the heavens, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that
Genesis 3:22
And LORD God said, Behold, the man has become as one of us--to know good and evil--and now, lest he put forth his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live forever--
Isaiah 6:8
And I heard the voice of LORD, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then I said, I am here, send me.


Job 5:12
He frustrates the devices of the crafty so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise.
Job 12:20
He removes the speech of the trustworthy, and takes away the understanding of the elders.
Psalm 2:4
He who sits in the heavens will laugh. LORD will have them in derision.
Psalm 33:10
LORD brings the counsel of the nations to naught. He makes the thoughts of the peoples to be of no effect.
Acts 2:4
And they were all filled of Holy Spirit, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them to declare.


Genesis 10:5
From these were the islands of the nations divided in their lands, every man according to his tongue, according to their families, in their nations.
Genesis 42:23
And they did not know that Joseph understood them, for there was an interpreter between them.
Deuteronomy 28:49
LORD will bring a nation against thee from far, from the end of the earth, as the eagle flies, a nation whose tongue thou shall not understand,
Psalm 55:9
Destroy, O LORD, divide their tongue, for I have seen violence and strife in the city.
Jeremiah 5:15
Lo, I will bring a nation upon you from far, O house of Israel, says LORD. It is a mighty nation. It is an ancient nation, a nation whose language thou know not, nor understand what they say.
1 Corinthians 14:2
For he who speaks in a tongue speaks not to men, but to God, for no man hears, but in spirit he speaks mysteries.