And he said unto me, To build it a house in the land of Shinar: and it shall be established, and set there upon its own base.
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George Leo Haydock
The land of Sennaar, where Babel or Babylon was built; (Genesis ix.) where note that Babylon, in holy writ, is often taken for the city of the devil, (that is, for the whole congregation of the wicked) as Jerusalem is taken for the city and people of God. (Challoner)
Antichrist will begin his reign at Babylon. (Worthington)
Yet this is not clear. (Haydock)
The Chaldeans are driven from the countries which they had seized, and confined to their own territory, by the Persians and Greeks; or, if we explain it of the Jews, many of them remained at Babylon, and did not return to defile their own country. Only those whose hearts were touched by God returned, 1 Esdras i. 5. (Calmet)
Sennaar means "excussion. "The Jews have been driven by the Chaldeans and Romans into all parts. (Menochius)
The land of Sennaar: Where Babel or Babylon was built, Gen. 11., where note, that Babylon in holy writ is often taken for the city of the devil: that is, for the whole congregation of the wicked: as Jerusalem is taken for the city and people of God.