Babel

The Tower of Babel (Genesis 11: 1-9)

夫洪水既去,紀元伊始,天下萬民,言文一致,同心同德,戮力而耕。

後東遷示拿,見一平原,議曰:「此地開闊,宜建一城,燒磚鍛石,復築巨塔,上接寰宇,下聚黎民,榮光萬世。」

耶和華臨,怒曰:「今築高塔,他日又欲何之?」遂間其部落,攙諸雜音。

頃之,宇內諸民,言不通,文不同,邇者辨以民族,遐者誌以國家,分據諸方,築塔之事竟不成。


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