How Many Languages?
This is Ken Ham, CEO of Answers in Genesis, the Creation Museum, and Ark Encounter.

Where did the world’s seven thousand languages come from?

Well, language scientists say they came from fewer than one hundred original language families. So, where’d these families come from?

Well, evolutionists don’t know. Maybe, they say, there was just one language, and over hundreds of thousands of years, different families evolved. Or maybe language evolved many times.

But we can know because the Bible tells us! God created us with language right from the beginning. But, at Babel, he divided this language, creating about one hundred language families—and that’s how many language families exist today!

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