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You’ll recall that I indicated previously that Chapter 10 was a zoom out on the dispersion of men after the flood. Now in Chapter 11 we have a zoom in so to speak, on the events that led to that dispersion.
Genesis 11 specifically deals with the change from everyone speaking the same language to groups of people speaking different languages and spreading out on the whole earth plus the genealogy connection of the seed line of Eber from Shem to Abram.
Genesis 11:1-4 NIV reads: “Now the whole world had one language and a common speech. As people moved eastward, they found a plain in Shinar and settled there. They said to each other, “Come, let’s make bricks and bake them thoroughly.” They used brick instead of stone, and tar for mortar.Then…
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