Definition of Tower of Babel in English:

Tower of Babel

proper noun

  • (in the Bible) a tower built in an attempt to reach heaven, which God frustrated by confusing the languages of its builders so that they could not understand one another (Genesis 11:1–9)


Babel from Hebrew Bāḇel Babylon from Akkadian bāb ili gate of god.


Tower of Babel

/ˌtou(ə)r əv ˈbab(ə)l//ˌtou(ə)r əv ˈbāb(ə)l/