Lesson 67 - The Confusion of Tongues

Title

Lesson 67 - The Confusion of Tongues

Manual Title

Deseret Sunday School Union Leaflets

Publication Type

Manual

Lesson

67

Year of Publication

1898

Authors

Deseret Sunday School Union (Corporate/Institutional)

Publisher

George Q. Cannon & Sons Company

Place Published

Salt Lake City

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Bibliographic Citation

"Lesson 67 - The Confusion of Tongues" In Deseret Sunday School Union Leaflets, Salt Lake City: George Q. Cannon & Sons Company, 1898.

Abstract

After the flood the whole earth was of one language. As the people journeyed from the east they came into a valley which was called Shinar. In this valley they burned brick, and undertook to build a tower which would reach up to heaven. But the Lord came down and saw that the people were united and all spake one language, and He said, “Let us confound their language that they may not understand one another’s speech.” The Lord thereupon scattered them abroad upon the face of the earth and caused them to speak different lan- \ guages. Because of this confusion of tongues the place was called Babel. At the time these people were scattered upon the face of the earth there lived among them two great men, Jared and his brother. The account of these men and those that left the valley of Shinar with them is given in the Book of Mormon, in the Book of Ether by Moroni. From the account of Moroni, God scattered the people from the tower of Babel in His anger. The descendants of Jared and his brother and those who followed them to this continent were all ultimately destroyed.
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