World’s Oldest Language Later Named Hebrew When Tower of Babel Confusion of Tongues Made It One of Many


When the early portions of the Bible were being recorded (by the colophon/toledoth method on clay tablets or skins), before the Tower of Babel, the only language spoken was that which continued, with many new ones after the confusion of language at Babel, then called Hebrew (named for Shem’s great-grandson Heber), no name for it before Babel because it was all of language, period.