Come, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech.
And Jehovah scattered them thence over the face of the whole earth. And they left off building the city. Therefore was its name called Babel; because Jehovah there confounded the language of the whole earth. And Jehovah scattered them thence over the face of the whole earth.
From these came the distribution of the isles of the nations, according to their lands, every one after his tongue, after their families, in their nations.
1 Corinthians 14:10
There are, it may be, so many kinds of voices in the world, and none of undistinguishable sound.
And he sent letters into all the king's provinces, into every province according to the writing thereof, and to every people according to their language, That every man should bear rule in his own house, and should speak according to the language of his people.
And the herald cried aloud, To you it is commanded, O peoples, nations, and languages,
Then king Darius wrote unto all peoples, nations, and languages, that dwell in all the earth: Peace be multiplied unto you.
But the rumour of this having spread, the multitude came together and were confounded, because each one heard them speaking in his own dialect.
Swallow them up, Lord; divide their tongue: for I have seen violence and strife in the city.
1 Corinthians 14:23
If therefore the whole assembly come together in one place, and all speak with tongues, and simple persons enter in, or unbelievers, will not they say ye are mad?