Genesis 11 Images and
Brief Summary: Every man in
the world spoke the same language, under the leadership of
Nimrod they build the tower of Babel, the LORD confounds the
languages and scatters them throughout the entire earth, the
generations of Shem include Abram whose wife was Sarai, Abram
leaves Ur and settles in Haran.
Genesis chapter 11
Genesis 11:9 - Therefore is the name of it called
Babel; because the LORD did there confound the
language of all the earth: and from thence did the LORD scatter
them abroad upon the face of all the earth.
The Tower of Babel (Genesis 11:1-9)
The Descendents of Shem (Genesis 11:10-26)
The Family of Abram (Genesis 11:27-32)
1 One Language In The World.
3 The Building Of Babel.
5 The Confusion Of Tongues.
10 The Generations Of Shem.
27 The Generations Of Terah The Father Of Abram.
31 Terah Goes from Ur To Haran.
Topics for Bible Study
Ancient Ziggurats - Background Bible Study
The Ziggurats - Ancient Babylonia
Archaeology - Ancient Babylonia
Map of Ancient
Map of the Table of Nations
Map of the Descendants of Shem, Ham, and Japheth
Ziggurat with Seven
Drawing of a Ziggurat with seven
stages. The original purpose of the
7 stages and the "mountain top" at its peak must have been
by the altar of Noah, the rainbow, and the voice of God
speaking. This miraculous event would have no doubt created a
striking impression on the sons of Noah.
Quick Reference Map
This map of ancient Mesopotamia
shows some of the important cities and regions that existed
around 2000 - 3000 BC. The exact area of the Land of Shinar
still remain a mystery as well as the exact size of the kingdom of Nimrod.
(Click to Enlarge)
Painting of The Tower of Babel
by Pieter Brueghel the Elder (1563)
The Standard of Ur
This royal standard of ancient Ur
of the Chaldees was carried on a pole around 2600 BC. There are
scenes of war and scenes of peace.
Genesis 11:31 And Terah took Abram his son, and Lot the
son of Haran his son's son, and Sarai his daughter in law, his
son Abram's wife; and they went forth with them from Ur of the
Chaldees, to go into the land of Canaan; and they came unto
Haran, and dwelt there.
The Old Testament
Adam and Eve
The Tower of Babel
Abraham the First Hebrew
Isaac, Son of Promise
and the 12 Tribes