The Ancient World in Genesis

Map of the World after the Tower of Babel. The Ancient World in the Book of Genesis in the Bible The Dividing of the Nations. The Bible says that after the great flood the descendants of Noah migrated to an area called "Babel" and a leader named Nimrod built a tower to reach to heaven. It was here that they rebelled against God, and the Lord became angry and through a miracle He scattered them by changing their languages (confusion of tongues) and races in order to forcibly distribute them over the face of the earth (Genesis 11:1-9). The 3 sons of Noah were Shem, Ham, and Japheth... these three sons of Noah represented the three great races of mankind. The above map shows a table of the dispersion of the nations after they migrated from the Tower at Babel.

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