||From that place, God scattered them all over the face of the earth, and they stopped building the city.
Vayafets Adonay otam misham al-peney chol-ha'arets vayachdelu livnot ha'ir.
||He named it Babel, because this was the place where God confused the world's language. It was from there that God dispersed [humanity] over all the face of the earth.
Al-ken kara shemah Bavel ki-sham balal Adonay sfat kol-ha'arets umisham hefitsam Adonay al-peney kol-ha'arets.
Hebrew for Babylonia or Babylon.
Balal in Hebrew, cognate to Babel.