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1. Of all mankind one at first. Ge 11:1,6.

2. Called

a. Speech. Mr 14:70; Ac 14:11.

b. Tongue. Ac 1:19; Re 5:9.

3. Confusion of

a. A punishment for presumption, &c. Ge 11:2-6.

b. Originated the varieties in. Ge 11:7.

c. Scattered men over the earth. Ge 11:8,9.

d. Divided men into separated nations. Ge 10:5,20,31.

4. Great variety of, spoken by men. 1Co 14:10.

5. Ancient kingdoms often comprehended nations of different. Es 1:22; Da 3:4; 6:25.

6. Kinds of, mentioned

a. Hebrew. 2Ki 18:28; Ac 26:14.

b. Chaldea. Da 1:4.

c. Syriack. 2Ki 18:26; Ezr 4:7.

d. Greek. Ac 21:37.

e. Latin. Lu 23:38.

f. Lycaonian. Ac 14:11.

g. Arabic, &c. Ac 2:11.

h. Egyptian. Ps 84:5; 114:1; Ac 2:10.

7. Of some nations difficult. Eze 3:5,6.

8. The term barbarian applied to those who spoke a strange. 1Co 14:11.

9. Power of speaking different

a. A gift of the Holy Spirit. 1Co 12:10.

b. Promised. Mr 16:17.

c. Given on the day of Pentecost. Ac 2:3,4.

d. Followed receiving the gospel. Ac 10:44-46.

e. Conferred by laying on of the apostles’ hands. Ac 8:17,18; 19:6.

f. Necessary to spread of the gospel. Ac 2:7-11.

g. A sign to unbelievers. 1Co 14:22.

h. Sometimes abused. 1Co 14:2-12,23.

i. Ceased when the written Bible completed. 1Co 13:8-10.

10. Interpretation of

a. Antiquity of engaging persons for. Ge 42:23.

b. A gift of the Holy Spirit. 1Co 12:10.

c. Most important in the early church. 1Co 14:5,13,27,28.

d. The Jews punished by being given up to people of a strange. De 28:49; Isa 28:11; Jer 5:15.