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The creation of man.

GENESIS, II. The garden of Eden. man in our image, after our likeness: 6 But there went up a mist from and let them have dominion over the the earth, and watered the whole face fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the of the ground. air, and over the cattle, and over all 7 And the LORD God formed man the earth, and over every creeping of the dust of the ground, and breathed thing that creepeth upon the earth. into his nostrils the breath of life; and

27 So God created man in his own man became a living soul. image, in the image of God created he 8 . And the LORD God planted a him; male and female created he them. garden eastward in Eden; and there

28 And God blessed them, and God he put the man whom he had formed. said unto them, Be fruitful, and multi- 9 And out of the ground made the ply, and replenish the earth, and sub- Lord God to grow every tree that is due it: and have dominion over the pleasant to the sight, and good for fish of the sea, and over the fowl of food; the tree of life also in the midst the air, and over every living thing of the garden, and the tree of knowthat moveth upon the earth.

ledge of good and evil. 29 | And God said, Behold, I have 10 And a river went out of Eden given you every herb bearing seed, to water the garden ; and from thence which is

upon the face of all the earth, it was parted, and became into four and every tree, in the which is the fruit heads. of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall 11 The name of the first is Pison: be for meat.

that is it which compasseth the whole 30 And to every beast of the earth, land of Havilah, where there is gold; and to every fowlofthe air, and to every 12 And the gold of that land is good: thing that creepeth upon the earth, there is bdellium and the onyx stone. wherein there is life, I have given every 13 And the name of the second river green herb for meat: and it was so. is Gihon: the same is it that compass

31 And God saw every thing that eth the whole land of Ethiopia. he had made, and, behold, it was very 14 And the name of the third river good. And the evening and the morn- is Hiddekel: that is it which goeth ing were the sixth day.

toward the east of Assyria. And the CHAPTER II.

fourth river is Euphrates.

15 And the LORD God took the 1 The first sabbath. 4 The manner of the creation: The planting of the garden of Eden, 10 and the river man, and put him into the garden of thereof. 17 The tree of knowledge only forbidden. 19, Eden to dress it and to keep it. 20 The naming of the creatures. 21 The making of woman, and institution of marriage.

16 And the Lord God commanded HUS the heavens and the earth the man, saying, Of every tree of the

were finished, and all the host garden thou mayest freely eat : of them.

17 But of the tree of the knowledge 2 And on the seventh day God of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of ended his work which he had made; it: for in the day that thou eatest and he rested on the seventh day from thereof thou shalt surely die. all his work which he had made.

18 9 And the LORD God said, It is 3 And God blessed the seventh day, not good that the man should be alone; and sanctified it: because that in it I will make him an help meet for him. he had rested from all his work which 19 And out of the ground the LORD God created and made.

God formed every beast of the field, 49 These are the generations of the and every fowl of the air; and brought heavens and of the earth when they them unto Adam to see what he would were created, in the day that the LORD call them : and whatsoever Adam callGod made the earth and the heavens, ed every living creature, that was the

5 And every plant of the field be- name thereof. fore it was in the earth, and every 20 And Adam gave names to all herb of the field before it grew: for cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and the LORD God had not caused it to to every beast of the field; but for rain upon the earth, and there was not Adam there was not found an help a man to till the ground.

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The serpent deceiveth Eve. GENESIS, III.

The serpent is cursed. 21 And the LORD God caused a sence of the LORD God amongst the deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he trees of the garden. slept: and he took one of his ribs, and 9 And the LORD God called unto closed up the flesh instead thereof; Adam, and said unto him, Where art

22 And the rib, which the LORD thou? God had taken from man, made he 10 And he said, I heard thy voice a woman, and brought her unto the in the garden, and I was afraid, be

cause I was naked; and I hid myself. 23 And Adam said, This is now 11 And he said, Who told thee that bone of my bones, and flesh of my thou wast naked? Hast thou eaten of flesh: she shall be called Woman, the tree, whereof I commanded thee because she was taken out of Man. that thou shouldest not eat?

24 Therefore shall a man leave his 12 And the man said, The woman father and his mother, and shall cleave whom thou gavest to be with me, she unto his wife: and they shall be one gave me of the tree, and I did eat. flesh.

13 And the LORD God said unto 25 And they were both naked, the the woman, What is this that thou hast man and his wife, and were notashamed. done? And the woman said, The serCHAPTER III.

pent beguiled me, and I did eat. 1 The serpent deceiveth Eve. 6 Man's shameful fall.

14 And the LORD God said unto 9 God arraigneth them. 14. The serpent is cursed. the serpent, Because thou hast done 15 The promised seed. 16 The punishment of man; this, thou art cursed above all cattle,

21 Their first clothing. 22 Their casting out of paradise.

and above every beast of the field; OW the serpent was more subtil upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust than

any beast of the field which shalt thou eat all the days of thy life: the LORD God had made. And he 15 And I will put enmity between said unto the woman, Yea, hath God thee and the woman, and between thy said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy the garden?

head, and thou shalt bruise his heel. 2 And the woman said unto the 16 Unto the woman he said, I will serpent, We may eat of the fruit of greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy the trees of the garden:

conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring 3 But of the fruit of the tree which forth children; and thy desire shall is in the midst of the garden, God be to thy husband, and he shall rule hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, over thee. neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die. 17 And unto Adam he said, Be

4 And the serpent said unto the cause thou hast hearkened unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die: voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of

5 For God doth know that in the the tree, of which I commanded thee, day ye eat thereof, then your eyes saying, Thou shalt not eat of it : shall be opened, and ye shall be as cursed is the ground for thy sake; in gods, knowing good and evil. sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days

6 And when the woman saw that of thy life; the tree was good for food, and that 18 Thorns also and thistles shall it it was pleasant to the eyes, and a bring forth to thee; and thou shalt tree to be desired to make one wise, eat the herb of the field; she took of the fruit thereof, and did 19 In the sweat of thy face shalt eat, and gave also unto her husband thou eat bread, till thou return unto with her; and he did eat.

the ground; for out of it wast thou 7 And the eyes of them both were taken: for dust thou art, and unto opened, and they knew that they were dust shalt thou return. naked; and they sewed fig leaves to- 20 And Adam called his wife's name gether, and made themselves aprons. Eve; because she was the mother of

8 And they heard the voice of the all living. LORD God walking in the garden in 21 Unto Adam also and to his wife the cool of the day: and Adam and did the LORD God make coats of skins, his wife hid themselves from the pre- and clothed them.


Birth of Cain and Abel. GENESIS, IV.

The curse of Cain. 22 And the LORD God said, Be- 11 And now art thou cursed from hold, the man is become as one of us, the earth, which hath opened her to know good and evil: and now, lest mouth to receive thy brother's blood he put forth his hand, and take also from thy hand; of the tree of life, and eat, and live 12 When thou tillest the ground, for ever:

it shall not henceforth yield unto thee 23 Therefore the Lord God sent her strength; a fugitive and a vagahim forth from the garden of Eden, bond shalt thou be in the earth. to till the ground from whence he 13 And Cain said unto the LORD, My was taken.

punishment is greater than I can bear. 24 So he drove out the man; and 14 Behold, thou hast driven me out he placed at the east of the garden of this day from the face of the earth; Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword and from thy face shall I be hid; and which turned every way, to keep the I shall be a fugitive and a vagabond way of the tree of life.

in the earth; and it shall come to

pass, that every one that findeth me CHAPTER IV.

shall slay me. 1 The birth, trade, and religion of Cain and Abel. 8 15 And the Lord said unto him,

The murder of Abel. 11 The curse of Cain. 17 Enoch the first city. 19 Lamech and his two wives. 25 The Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain, venbirth of Seth, 26 and Enos.

geance shall be taken on him sevenfold. ND Adam knew Eve his wife; And the Lord set a mark upon Cain,

and she conceived, and bare lest any finding him should kill him. Cain, and said, I have gotten a man 16 | And Cain went out from the from the LORD.

presence of the Lord, and dwelt in 2 And she again bare his brother the land of Nod, on the east of Eden. Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, 17 And Cain knew his wife; and but Cain was a tiller of the ground. she conceived, and bare Enoch: and 3 And in

process of time it came to he builded a city, and called the name pass, that Cáin brought of the fruit of of the city, after the name of his son, the ground an offering unto the LORD. Enoch.

4 And Abel, he also brought of 18 And unto Enoch was born Irad: the firstlings of his flock and of the and Irad begat Mehujael : and Mefat thereof. And the LORD had re- hujael begat Methusael: and Methuspect unto Abel and to his offering: sael begat Lamech.

5 But unto Cain and to his offering 19 9 And Lamech took unto him he had not respect. And Cain was two wives: the name of the one was very wroth, and his countenance fell. Adah, and the name of the other Zillah.

6 And the LORD said unto Cain, 20 And Adah bare Jabal : he was Why art thou wroth? and why is thy the father of such as dwell in tents, countenance fallen ?

and of such as have cattle. 7 If thou doest well, shalt thou not 21 And his brother's name was Jube accepted ? and if thou doest not bal: he was the father of all such as well, sin lieth at the door. And unto handle the harp and organ. thee shall be his desire, and thou shalt 22 And Zillah, she also bare Tua rule over him.

bal-cain, an instructer of every

arti8 And Cain talked with Abel his ficer in brass and iron: and the sister brother: and it came to pass, when of Tubal-cain was Naamah. they were in the field, that Cain 23 And Lamech said unto his wives, up against Abel his brother, and slew Adah and Zillah, Hear my voice; ye hini.

wives of Lamech, hearken unto my 9 And the LORD said unto Cain, speech: for I have slain a man to my Where is Abel thy brother? And he wounding, and a young man to my hurt. said, I know not: Am I my brother's 24 If Cain shall be avenged sevenkeeper?

fold, truly Lamech seventy and seven10 And he said, What hast thou fold. done? the voice of thy brother's blood 25 o And Adam knew his wife crieth unto me from the ground. again, and she bare a son, and called



The genealogy of

the patriarchs. his name Seth: For God, said she, were eight hundred ninety and five hath appointed me another seed in- years: and he died. stead of Abel, whom Cain slew.

18 And Jared lived an hundred sixty 26 And to Seth, to him also there and two years, and he begat Enoch: was born a son; and he called his 19 And Jared lived after he begat name Enos: then began men to call Enoch eight hundred years, and beupon the name of the LORD.

gat sons and daughters:

20 And all the days of Jared were CHAPTER V.

nine hundred sixty and two years: and 1 The genealogy, age, and death of the patriarchs from Adam unto Noah. 24 The godliness and translation

he died. of Enoch.

21 1 And Enoch lived sixty and HIS is the book of the gene- five years, and begat Methuselah:

rations of Adam. In the day 22 And Enoch walked with God after that God created man, in the like- he begat Methuselah three hundred ness of God made he him;

years, and begat sons and daughters: 2 Male and female created he them; 23 And all the days of Enoch were and blessed them, and called their three hundred sixty and five years: name Adam, in the day when they 24 And Enoch walked with God: were created.

and he was not; for God took him. 3 | And Adam lived an hundred 25 And Methuselah lived an hunand thirty years, and begat a son in dred eighty and seven years, and begat his own likeness, after his image; and Lamech: called his name Seth:

26 And Methuselah lived after he 4 And the days of Adam after he begat Lamech seven hundred eighty had begotten Seth were eight hundred and two years, and begat sons and years: and he begat sons and daughters: daughters:

5 And all the days that Adam lived 27 And all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred and thirty years: were nine hundred sixty and nine and he died.

years: and he died. 6 And Seth lived an hundred and 28 | And Lamech lived an hundred five years, and begat Enos:

eighty and two years, and begat a son: 7 And Seth lived after he begat 29 And he called his name Noah, Enos eight hundred and seven years, saying, This same shall comfort us and begat sons and daughters: concerning our work and toil of our

8 And all the days of Seth were nine hands, because of the ground which hundred and twelve years: and he died. the LORD hath cursed. 9 9 And Enos lived ninety years,

30 And Lamech lived after he begat and begat Cainan:

Noah five hundred ninety and five 10 And Enos lived after he begat years, and begat sons and daughters: Cainan eight hundred and fifteen years, 31 And all the days of Lamech and begat sons and daughters:

seven hundred seventy and 11 And all the days of Enos were nine seven years: and he died. hundred and five years: and he died.

32 And Noah was five hundred 12 | And Cainan lived seventy years old: and Noah begat Shem, years, and begat Mahalaleel: Ham, and Japheth.

13 And Cainan lived after he begat Mahalaleel eight hundred and forty


1 The wickedness of the world, which provoked God's years, and begat sons and daughters:

wrath, and caused the flood. 8 Noah findeth grace. 14 And all the days of Cainan were 14 The order, form, and end of the ark.


Tiga hundred and ten years: and he A ble it came to pass. when face


15 | And Mahalaleel lived sixty of the earth, and daughters were born and five years, and begat Jared: unto them,

16 And Mahalaleel lived after he 2 That the sons of God saw the begat Jared eight hundred and thirty daughters of men that they were fair; years, and begat sons and daughters: and they took them wives of all 17 And all the days of Mahalaleel. which they chose.

Wickedness of the world. GENESIS, VII. Noah entcreth the ark.

3 And the LORD said, My spirit 17 And, behold, I, even I, do bring shall not always strive with man, for a flood of waters upon the earth, to that he also is flesh: yet his days shall destroy all flesh, wherein is the breath be an hundred and twenty years.

of life, from under heaven; and every 4 There were giants in the earth in thing that is in the earth shall die. those days; and also after that, when the 18 But with thee will I establish sons of God came in unto the daugh- my covenant; and thou shalt come ters of men, and they bare children to into the ark, thou, and thy sons, and them, the same became mighty men thy wife, and thy sons' wives with thee. which were of old, men of renown. 19 And of every living thing of all

59 And God saw that the wickedness flesh, two of every sort shalt thou bring of man was great in the earth, and that into the ark, to keep them alive with every imagination of the thoughts of thee; they shall be male and female. his heart was only evil continually. 20 Of fowls after their kind, and of

6 And it repented the Lord that cattle after their kind, of every creephe had made man on the earth, and ing thing of the earth after his kind, it grieved him at his heart.

two of every sort shall come unto thee, 7 And the LORD said, I will destroy to keep them alive. man whom I have created from the 21 And take thou unto thee of all face of the earth; both man, and food that is eaten, and thou shalt beast, and the creeping thing, and the gather it to thee; and it shall be for fowls of the air; for it repenteth me food for thee, and for them. that I have made them.

22 Thus did Noah; according to all 8 But Noah found grace in the that God commanded him, so did he. eyes of the Lord.

CHAPTER VII. 9 9 These are the generations of

1 Noah, with his family, and the living creatures, enter Noah: Noah was a just man and

into the ark. 17 The beginning, increase, and conperfect in his generations, and Noah tinuance of the flood. walked with God.

10 And Noah begat three sons, Come thou and all thy house Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

into the ark; for thee have I seen 11 The earth also was corrupt be- righteous before me in this generafore God, and the earth was filled tion. with violence.

2 Of every clean beast thou shalt 12 And God looked upon the earth, take to thee by sevens, the male and and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh his female: and of beasts that are not had corrupted his way upon the earth. clean by two, the male and his female.

13 And God said unto Noah, The 3 Of fowls also of the air by sevens, end of all flesh is come before me; the male and the female; to keep seed for the earth is filled with violence alive upon the face of all the earth. through them; and, behold, I will 4 For yet seven days, and I will destroy them with the earth.

cause it to rain upon the earth forty 14 4 Make thee an ark of gopher days and forty nights; and every livwood; rooms shalt thou make in the ing substance that I have made will I ark, and shalt pitch it within and destroy from off the face of the earth. without with pitch.

5 And Noah did according unto all 15 And this is the fashion which that the LORD commanded him. thou shalt make it of: The length of

6 And Noah was six hundred years the ark shall be three hundred cubits, old when the flood of waters was upon the breadth of it fifty cubits, and the the earth. height of it thirty cubits.

79 And Noah went in, and his sons, 16 A window shalt thou make to and his wife, and his sons' wives with the ark, and in a cubit shalt thou him, into the ark, because of the waters finish it above; and the door of the of the flood. ark shalt thou set in the side thereof; 8 Of clean beasts, and of beasts that with lower, second, and third stories are not clean, and of fowls, and of every shalt thou make it.

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