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from there

"from the city"

its name was called Babel, because there Yahweh confused

The name "Babel" sounds like the word that means "confused." Translators may want to add a footnote about this.

confused the language of the whole earth

It means that Yahweh caused the people all over the earth to no longer speak the same language. AT: "mixed up the language of the whole earth" (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-explicit)

translationWords

  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/yahweh
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/names/babel