Come, let Us go down and there confound (mix up, confuse) their language, that they may not understand one another's speech.
Therefore the name of it was called Babel -- "because there the Lord confounded the language of all the earth; and from that place the Lord scattered them abroad upon the face of the whole earth.
From these the coastland peoples spread. [These are the sons of Japheth] in their lands, each with his own language, by their families within their nations.
Destroy [their schemes], O Lord, confuse their tongues, for I have seen violence and strife in the city.
When the Most High gave to the nations their inheritance, when He separated the children of men, He set the bounds of the peoples according to the number of the Israelites.