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Selected Verse: Genesis 11:3 - Strong Concordance

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Ge 11:3 Strong Concordance And they said [0559] one [0376] to another [07453], Go to [03051], let us make [03835] brick [03843], and burn [08313] them throughly [08316]. And they had brick [03843] for stone [068], and slime [02564] had [01961] they for morter [02563].
  King James And they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick, and burn them throughly. And they had brick for stone, and slime had they for morter.

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A Commentary, Critical, Practical, and Explanatory on the Old and New Testaments, by Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset and David Brown [1882]
brick--There being no stone in that quarter, brick is, and was, the only material used for building, as appears in the mass of ruins which at the Birs Nimroud may have been the very town formed by those ancient rebels. Some of these are sun-dried--others burnt in the kiln and of different colors.

slime--bitumen, a mineral pitch, which, when hardened, forms a strong cement, commonly used in Assyria to this day, and forming the mortar found on the burnt brick remains of antiquity.
1 And God [0430] blessed [01288] Noah [05146] and his sons [01121], and said [0559] unto them, Be fruitful [06509], and multiply [07235], and replenish [04390] the earth [0776].