Yhe Land Divided

Yigal Levin Yigal-Levin at utc.edu
Wed Jun 5 11:45:53 EDT 2002


At 12:18 PM 6/4/2002 -0500, Tyler Connoley wrote:
>   I thought I’d sent this earlier, but apparently only replied to
>gfsomsel.
> 
> I think the verse being referred to (Gen 10:32) doesn’t talk about
>lands being divided. It talks about nations (HAGGOYIM) spreading out or
>separating (NIGR:DW). The reference is to the sons of Noah (whose
>genealogies take up most of Gen 10) being the progenitors of all the
>nations who spread out across the earth after the flood.
> 
True, but within the context of Gen. 10 and 11, ALL the descendants of Noah
were still living in "the valley of Shinar" until after the Tower incident.


> And lets please not get into the science or historicity of that. :-)
> 
Amen.


    
Dr. Yigal Levin
Dept. of Philosophy and Religion
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
615 McCallie Avenue
Chattanooga TN 37403-2598
U.S.A.



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