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GENESIS CHAPTER II

6 And the Lord said, Behold, the people are one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do; and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have schemed to do.

7 Come, let us go down, and there confuse their language, that they may not understand one another's speech.

8 So the Lord scattered them abroad from there upon the face of all the earth; and they left off the building of the city.

9 Therefore is the name of it called Babel; because the Lord did there confuse the language of all the earth; and from there did the Lord scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.

From Merritt Ruhlen's book " The Origin of Language".

Note how the main language branches Semitic, Turkic and Indo-European meet at just the point where the Tower of Babel may be. Not in Babylon but in the area East of the Black Sea.

 



Bibliography
  1. The Origin of Language: Merritt Ruhlen (ISBN: 0471159638)

 




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