Among the blessings God bestows on Abraham is I will make your name great. The desire to have a great name was one of the motivations that drove those who built the tower of Babel: Come, let us build us a city and a tower with its top in the heavens, that we may make us a name…The story of Abraham follows the story of the Tower of Babel to teach us that whatever humankind desires for itself can be found by heeding God and following His command.