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Tower of Babel in the Bible

Fishburn and Hughes: "Assyrian word, Bab-ili, meaning 'the gate of the God', the original name of Babylon; cf. Hebrew balal, to 'confuse'. The story of the Tower of Babel (Genesis 11:1-9) seeks to explain the diversity of mankind. Man's presumption in building a tower to reach heaven is frustrated by God, who confounds the language of those who built it, dividing their speech. The story was probably inspired by the pyramidal temple-tower in Babylon." (21)