Come on! Let's go down there and confuse their language, so that they won't understand each other's speech."
"The LORD will raise a distant nation against you from the other side of the earth. Swooping down like a vulture,
People of Israel, I'm now bringing a nation from far away to attack you," declares the LORD. "It is an enduring nation, an ancient nation, a nation whose language you don't know. And you won't understand what they say.
This isn't a large group of people whose speech is unintelligible to you or whose language is difficult for you to comprehend. Frankly, if I had sent you to that kind of people, they would certainly have listened to you!
No longer will you see those arrogant people, those people with their obscure speech you cannot comprehend, stammering in a language you cannot understand.
But he denied it in front of them all. "I don't know what you're talking about!" he exclaimed.
But he denied it, saying, "I don't know or even understand what you're talking about!" Then he went out into the entryway. Just then a rooster crowed.