PROBLEM: Genesis 10:5, 20, 31 seem to suggest many dialects, which is an apparent conflict with Genesis 11:1 which clearly states, “the whole earth had one language and one speech.” Norman L. Geisler.
In the Bible, What Did the People of Babel Do? How Did God Stop Them? Genesis 11:1-9
At Babel, for the first time, humanity introduces corporate idolatry in an attempt to build their own kingdom rather than God's kingdom. - Kenneth Gangel