The Truth about the Tower of Babel

image“…bringing into question much of what is recorded in the Old Testament; it is in fact a detailed description and without doubt, the first recorded UFO sightings; and, additionally, it corrects the probable mistranslation, and indeed the metaphor, of the story of Adam and the tree of forbidden fruit. `The book of Genesis, in its eleventh chapter, reports on the attempts by humans to raise up a shem (Sitchin 1976: 148). Some interesting facts about the noun “shem” are argued by Mr Sitchin as first acknowledged by G.M. Redslob.
`The persistence of biblical translators to employ the “name” wherever they encounter shem has ignored a farsighted study published more than a century ago by G.M. Redslob … in which he correctly pointed out that the term shem and the term shamaim (“heaven”) stem from the root word shamah, [all original emphasis] meaning “that which is highward”` (Sitchin 1976: 148). Why would “the gods”, plural of course, be concerned with man making a name for himself? `The realization that … shem … should not be read as “name” but as “sky vehicle” opens the way to the true meaning … including the biblical story of the Tower[…]”


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