Genesis 11:4

They said, "Come, let's build us a city, and a tower, whose top reaches to the sky, and let's make us a name; lest we be scattered abroad on the surface of the whole earth."

Alternate Versions of Genesis 11-4

A Conservative Version: Genesis 11:4
And they said, Come, let us build a city for us, and a tower, and its top in the heavens. And let us make a name for us, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.

American Standard Version: Genesis 11:4
And they said, Come, let us build us a city, and a tower, whose top `may reach' unto heaven, and let us make us a name; lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.

Bible in Basic English: Genesis 11:4
And they said, Come, let us make a town, and a tower whose top will go up as high as heaven; and let us make a great name for ourselves, so that we may not be wanderers over the face of the earth.

Darby English Bible: Genesis 11:4
And they said, Come on, let us build ourselves a city and a tower, the top of which [may reach] to the heavens; and let us make ourselves a name, lest we be scattered over the face of the whole earth.

King James Version: Genesis 11:4
And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.

King James Version (UK): Genesis 11:4
And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.

Webster's: Genesis 11:4
And they said, come, let us build us a city, and a tower, whose top may reach to heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we should be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.

Youngs Literal Translation: Genesis 11:4
And they say, `Give help, let us build for ourselves a city and tower, and its head in the heavens, and make for ourselves a name, lest we be scattered over the face of all the earth.'

Verses Related to Genesis 11-4

Genesis 9:1
God blessed Noah and his sons, and said to them, "Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth.

Deuteronomy 1:28
Where are we going up? our brothers have made our heart to melt, saying, The people are greater and taller than we; the cities are great and fortified up to the sky; and moreover we have seen the sons of the Anakim there.

Deuteronomy 9:1
Hear, Israel: you are to pass over the Jordan this day, to go in to dispossess nations greater and mightier than yourself, cities great and fortified up to the sky,

2 Samuel 8:13
David got him a name when he returned from smiting the Syrians in the Valley of Salt, even eighteen thousand men.

Psalms 49:11
Their inward thought is that their houses will endure forever, And their dwelling places to all generations. They name their lands after themselves.

Psalms 92:9
For, behold, your enemies, Yahweh, For, behold, your enemies shall perish. All the evil-doers will be scattered.

Proverbs 10:7
The memory of the righteous is blessed, But the name of the wicked will rot.

Daniel 4:11
The tree grew, and was strong, and the height of it reached to the sky, and the sight of it to the end of all the earth.

Daniel 4:22
it is you, O king, that are grown and become strong; for your greatness is grown, and reaches to the sky, and your dominion to the end of the earth.