The Tower of Babel (Genesis 11: 1-9)


  1. KAH wame ohke pasuk unnontìw…onk, kah pasuk hettìwonk.
  2. Kah n nih w mohettit wutchepwo au, namehteauog mukkoshqut wutohket Shinar, kah ne wutohkinneau.
  3. Kah hettuog, Hah ayeuontuh manìnskog, kah pannuppu chikoswontuh: kah ahtoog manìnskoh wutch qussuhkquan, kah slime wutch saupae manìnsk.
  4. Kah nìwaog, Hah ayimontuh keihtotan kah qunnunkquekommuk, na woh masukomìmuìk kesuk: kah ayimontuh wesuonk ishkont kussiswa¢mun yeu ut wame ohket.
  5. Kah Jehovah nìkeu nonche naum keitotan kah qunnunkquikkomuk, uttiyeu wosketompaog wunnaumonaoh ayimohettit
  6. Kah Jehovah nìwau, Kusseh missinninn£og pasukììog, kah wame pasuk unnonttìwaonk: kah yeu nìche ussenaous, kah yeuyeu matta woh wuttamhe¢og e ahchewesehettit.
  7. Hah, nìk‚tuh penìwehte£ttuh unnontìwaonk, onk woh mo wohtauutt‚og.
  8. Nemehkuh Jehovah chachaubenuh na wutch ut woskeche wame ohket, onk wutahqueteauunneau | ayimun keitotan.
  9. Newaje ussowetamuk Babel, newutche Jehovah na wuttit ayimun pap‚nìwantìwaonk wame ohket: kah na wutche Jehovah wunnanwi‚hheuh ut woskeche wame ohket.

This text comes from the 1685 edition of John Eliot's Massachusett translation of the Bible. The first edition of this translation was published in 1663 and was the first Bible translation published in North America.

Information about Massachusett | Tower of Babel

Tower of Babel in Algonqian languages

Cheyenne, Massachusett, Míkmaq, Ojibwe

Other Tower of Babel translations

By language | By language family


Green Web Hosting - Kualo

Why not share this page:


Talk in Arabic - Learn Egyptian, Iraqi, Levantine, Sundanese, Moroccan, Algerian or Saudi Arabic

If you like this site and find it useful, you can support it by making a donation via PayPal or Patreon, or by contributing in other ways. Omniglot is how I make my living.


If you need to type in many different languages, the Q International Keyboard can help. It enables you to type almost any language that uses the Latin, Cyrillic or Greek alphabets, and is free.

Note: all links on this site to, and are affiliate links. This means I earn a commission if you click on any of them and buy something. So by clicking on these links you can help to support this site.