The main story ends with the episode of the Tower of Babel Bible story. This is also the beginning of all the world nations and explains the dispersion of people all over the earth. And the linguistic diversity certifies a final decline in the chain. They are suffered from humanity since the sin of their forefathers. The text even offers a popular etymology, a play on words. Between the name of the city where the Tower of Babel was built, and the Hebrew verb ball means: “to mix.”
Several ancient Babylonian texts reveal exciting details about life in the Middle East in biblical times. These are written using an alphabet made up of 107 cuneiforms and inscribed on stone tablets. This article will teach you relevant information about what happened to the Tower of Babel Bible story. I mean, did you know that it was Noah’s sons Shem, Ham, and Japheth who started this rebellion? Enjoy reading!
What was the Tower of Babel, and what happened to it?
In those days, there was on all the earth one language and one speech to all. Starting from the sunrise, the people found a set in the land of the Senator and set foot there. Then they said to one another: Let’s make bricks and burn them with fire! And they used brick instead of stone and tar instead of lime. Again they said, “Let us make ourselves, the Tower of Babel, a city and a tower whose top will reach heaven. And make us famous before we spread ourselves over the face of the whole earth!”
The Tower of Babel Bible Story is mentioned in Genesis chapter 11; Babel was a city where all humankind was united. All people spoke one language and decided that their city should have a tower so high that its top “would reach to heaven,” God stopped them by mixing their languages and tongues. So the Tower of Babel Bible Story was not built to bring fame to God; it was dedicated to false religion to bring fame to its builders. Babel is a Hebrew word – for a city known for its many languages.
Then the Lord came down to see the city and the tower that the sons of men were building. And the Lord said: Behold, they are all of one nation and one language. And this is what they have set themselves to do, and they will not cease from what they have established themselves to do. But let us go down and mix their tongues so they will not understand one another.