The Tower of Babel (Discussion Questions)

Categories: Putting God First

Read Genesis 11:1-9

  • Why do you think the earth was of one language?
  • What did the people want to build? Why?
  • Do you know any cities in the world that are trying to build the tallest buildings?
  • What was this tower to represent?
  • Do you think this was a wise thing to do?
  • What were the motives of those building the tower?
  • What happened?
  • Is this just a story to explain how we got different languages and cultures?
  • Why do you think the story says "Lord" and not "God"?
  • What was the tower called?
  • What word does that sound like in the English language today? Does a personal ego lead to babbling?
  • Why was this story included in the Bible?