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Tongues, Confusion of
at Babel, the cause of the early separation of mankind and their division into nations. The descendants of Noah built a tower to prevent their dispersion; but God "confounded their language" (Gen. 11:1-8), and they were scattered over the whole earth. Till this time "the whole earth was of one language and of one speech." (See SHINAR T0003389.) Bibliography Information
Easton, Matthew George. M.A., D.D., "Biblical Meaning for 'tongues, confusion of' Eastons Bible Dictionary".
bible-history.com - Eastons; 1897.

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