Genesis 10:10; Genesis 14:1; Genesis 14:9; Isaiah 11:11; Daniel 1:2; Zechariah 5:11

10 The beginning of his kingdom was pBabel, Erech, Accad, and Calneh, in qthe land of Shinar.


Abram Rescues Lot

14 In the days of Amraphel king of vShinar, Arioch king of Ellasar, Chedorlaomer king of wElam, and Tidal king of Goiim,


with Chedorlaomer king of Elam, Tidal king of Goiim, Amraphel king of Shinar, and Arioch king of Ellasar, four kings against five.


11 aIn that day the Lord will extend his hand yet a second time to recover the remnant that remains of his people, bfrom Assyria, bfrom Egypt, from cPathros, from dCush,1 from eElam, from fShinar, from gHamath, and from hthe coastlands of the sea.


And the Lord gave Jehoiakim king of Judah into his hand, with some of bthe vessels of the house of God. And he brought them to cthe land of Shinar, to the house of his god, dand placed the vessels in the treasury of his god.


11 He said to me, To the lland of Shinar, to build a house for it. And when this is prepared, they will set the basket down there on its base.