How to Pronounce babels?

Correct pronunciation for the word "babels" is [bˈe͡ɪbə͡lz], [bˈe‍ɪbə‍lz], [b_ˈeɪ_b_əl_z].

"Babels" in context

Babel is a confusion of language caused by God in the Biblical story of Genesis. The story tells of the people of Babylon gathering to build a great tower and the Lord confusing their languages so that they were unable to complete the tower. This incident is believed to be the origin of the many different languages spoken today. It serves as an important reminder that we should not use language to divide ourselves as God did.

It is also used in common speech as an expression for a confusing or chaotic situation. For example, a conference call might be described as "a babel of voices" due to the many people talking at once.

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