They said one to another, "Come, let’s make bricks, and burn them thoroughly." They had brick for stone, and they used tar for mortar.
They said, "Come, let’s build ourselves a city, and a tower whose top reaches to the sky, and let’s make ourselves a name, lest we be scattered abroad on the surface of the whole earth."
so that men shall say, "Most certainly there is a reward for the righteous. Most certainly there is a God who judges the earth."
” ‘In that day each of you will invite his neighbor to sit under his vine and fig tree,’ declares the LORD Almighty.”
Give therefore to everyone what you owe: taxes to whom taxes are due; customs to whom customs; respect to whom respect; honor to whom honor.