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
> 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. :-)

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

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