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are the generations of the

Noah planteth a vineyard. CHAP. X, XI.

The sons of Shem. 20 And Noah began to be a husbandman, 16 And the Jebusite, and the Amorite, and and he planted a vineyard :

the Girgasite, 21 And he drank of the wine, and was 17 And the Hivite, and the Arkite, and the drunken; and he was uncovered within his Sinite,

18 And the Arvadite, and the Zemarite, 22 And Ham, the father of Canaan, saw and the Hamathite: and afterward were the the nakedness of his father, and told his two families of the Canaanites spread abroad. brethren without.

19 And the border of the Canaanites was 23 And Shem and Japheth took a garment, from Sidon, asthou comest to Gerar, unto Gaand laid it upon both their shoulders and went za; as thou goest unto Sodom and Gomorrah, backward, and covered the nakedness of and Admah, and Zeboim, even unto Lasha. their father: and their faces were backward, 20 These are the sons of Ham, after their and they saw not their father's nakedness. families, after their tongues, in their coun

24 And Noah awoke from his wine, and tries, and in their nations. knew what his younger son had done unto 21 | Unto Shem also, the father of all the him.

children of Eber, the brother of Japheth the 25 And he said, Cursed be Canaan; a ser- elder, even to him were children bern. vant of servants shall he be unto his brethren. 22 The children of Shem; Elam, and As

26 And he said, Blessed be the LORD God shur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram. of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant. 23 And the children of Aram; Uz, and 27 God'shall enlarge Japheth, and he shall Hul, and Gether, and Mash. dwell in the tents of Shem; and Canaan 24 And Arphaxad begat Salah; and Salah shall be his servant.

begat Eber. 28 | And Noah lived after the flood three 25 And unto Eber were born two sons: the hundred and fifty years.

name of one was Peleg, for in his days was 29 And all the days of Noah were nine the earth divided; and his brother's name hundred and fifty years: and he died. was Joktan. CHAP. X.

26 And Joktan begat Almodad, and She 1 The generations of Noah. 2 The sons of Ja- leph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerab,

pheth. 6 The sons of Ham. 8 Nimrod the 27 And Hadoram, and Uzal, and Diklalı, first monarch. 21 The sons of Shem.

28 And Obal, and Abimael, and Sheba,

29 And Ophir, and Havilah, and Jobab: all sons of Noah; Shem, Ham, and Ja- these were the sons of Joktan. pheth: and unto them were sons born after 30 And their dwelling was from Mesha, as the flood.

thou goest unto Sephar, a mount of the east. 2 The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and Ma- 31 These are the sons of Shein, after their gog, and Mądai, and Jayan, and Tubal, and families, after their tongues, in their lands, Meshech, and Tiras.

after their nations, 3 And the sons of Gomer; Ashkenaz, and 32 These are the families of the sons of Riphath, and Togarmah.

Noah, after their generations, in their na4 And the sons of Javan; Elishah, and tions: and by these were the nations divided Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.

in the earth after the flood. 5 By these were the isles of the Gentiles

CHAP, XI. divided in their lands; every one after his 1 One language in the world. 3 The building tongue, after their families, in their nations.

of Babel. 6 The confusion of tongues. 10 The 69 And the sons of Ham; Cush, and Miz- generations of Shem. 27 The generations of raim, and Phut, and Canaan.

Terah the father of Abram. 31 Terah goeth 7 And the sons of Cush; Seba, and Havi- from Ur to Haran. lah, and Sabtah, and Raamah, and Sabte- ND the whole earth was of one lan

A cha; and the sons of Raamah; Sheba, and guage, and of one speech. Dedan.

2 And it came to pass, as they journeyed 8 And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be from the east, that they found a plain in the a mighty one in the earth.

land of Shinar, and they dwelt there. 9 He was a mighty hunter before the LORD: 3 And they said one to another, Go to, let wherefore it is said, Even as Nimrod the us make brick, and burn them thoroughly. mighty hunter before the LORD.

And they had brick for stone, and slime had 10 And the beginning of his kingdom was they for mortar. Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, 4 And they said, Go to, let us build us a in the land of Shinar.

city, and a tower, whose top may reach unta 11 Out of that land went forth Asshur, and heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we builded Nineveh, and the city Rehoboth, and be scattered abroad upon the face of the Calah,

whole earth. 12 And Resen between Nineveh and Ca- 5 And the LORD came down to see the city lah: the same is a great city.

and the tower, which the children of men 13 And Mizraim begat Ludim, and Ana-builded. mim, and Lehabim, and Naphtulim, 6 And the LORD said, Behold, the people 14 'And Pathrusim, and Casluhim, (out of is one, and they have all one language; and whom came Philistim,) and Caphtorim. this.they begin to do: and now nothing will

15 And Canaan begat Sidon his first-born, be restrained from them, which they have and Hetli,

imagined to do.

The generations of Shem.


The call of Abram. 7 Go to, let us go down, and there confound the Chaldees, to go into the land of Canaan; their language, that they may not understand and they came unto Haran, and dwelt Here. one another's speech.

32 And the days of Terah were two hun8 So the Lorn scattered them abroad from dred and five years: and Terah died in Flaran. thence upon the face of all the earth: and

CHAP. XII. they left off to build the city.

1 God calleth Abram, and blesseth him with a 9 Therefore is the name of it called Babel, promise of Christ : 4 he departeth with Lot because the Lord did there confound the

froin Haran : 6 he journeyeth through Calanguage of all the earth: and from thence

naan, 7 which is promised him in a vision :

10 he is driven by a famine into Egypt: 11 did the LORD scatter them abroad upon the

fear maketh him feign his wife to be his sisface of all the earth.

ter. 14 Pharaoh, having taken her from him, 10 | These are the generations of Shem: by plagues is compelled to restore her. Shem was a hundred years old, and begat OW the Lord had said unto Abram, Arphaxad two years after the flood:

Get thee out of thy country, and from 11 And Shem lived after he begat Ar- thy kindred, and from thy father's house, phaxad five hundred years, and begat sons unto a land that I will shew thee: and daughters.

2 And I will make of tee a great nation, 12 And Arphaxad lived live and thirty and I will bless thee, and make thy name years, and begat Salah.

great; and thou shalt be a blessing: 13 And Arphaxad lived after he begat Sa- 3 And I will bless them that bless thee, and Jah four hundred and three years, and begat curse him that curseth thee: and in thee sons and daughters.

shall all families of the earth be blessed. 14 And Salah lived thirty years, and begat 4 So Abram departed, as the Lord had Eber:

spoken unto him, and Lot went with him : 15 And Salalı lived after he begat Eber four and Abram was seventy and five years old hundred and three years, and begat sons and when he departed out of Haran. daughters.

5 And Abram took Sarai his wife, and Lot 16 And Eber lived four and thirty years, his brother's son, and all their substance that and begat Peleg :

they had gathered, and the souls that they 17 And Eber lived after he begat Peleg had gotten in Haran; and they went forth four hundred and thirty years, and begat to go into the land of Canaan; and into the sons and daughters.

land of Canaan they came. 18 And Peleg lived thirty years, and begat 6 And Abrann passed through the land unto Reu:

the place of Sichem, unto the plain of Mo19 And Peleg lived after he begat Reu two reh. And the Canaanite was then in the land. hundred and nine years, and begat sons and 7 And the Lord appeared into Abram, daughters.

and said, Unto thy seed will I give this land: 20 And Reu lived two and thirty years, and there builded he an altar unto the Lord, and begat Serug.

who appeared unto him. 21 And Reu lived after lie begat Serug two

8 And he removed from thence unto a hundred and seven years, and begat sons mountain on the east of Beth-el, and pitched and daughters.

liis tent, having Beth-el on the west, and 22 And Serug lived thirty years, and begat Hai on the east: and there he builded an Nahor:

altar unto the Lord, and called upon the 23 And Serug lived after he begat Nahor name of the Lord. two hundred years, and begat sons and 9 And Abram journeyed, going on still todaughters.

ward tlie south. 24 And Nahor lived nine and twenty years, 10 9 And there was a famine in the land : and begat Terah.

and Abram went down into Egypt to sojourn 25 And Nahor lived after he begat Terah a there; for the famine was grievous in the hundred and nineteen years, and begat sons land. and daughters.

11 And it came to pass, when he was come 26 And Teralı lived seventy years, and be- near to enter into Egypt, that he said unto gat Abram, Nahor, and Haran.

Sarai his wife, Behold now, I know that 27 Now these are the generations of Te- thou art a fair woman to look upon: rab: Terah begat Abram, Nahor, and Ha- 12 Therefore it shall come to pass, when pan: and Haran begat Lot.

the Egyptians shall see thee, that they shall 28 And Haran died before his father Terah say, This is his wife: and they will kill me, in the land of his nativity, in Ur of the Chal- but they will save thee alive. dees.

13 Say, I pray thee, thou art my sister: 29 And Abram and Nahor took them wives: that it may be well with me for thy sake; the name of Abram's wife was Sarai; and, and my soul shall live because of thee. the name of Nahor's wife Milcalı, the daugh- 14 | And it caine to pass, that when Abram ter of Haran, the father of Milcah, and the was come into Egypt, the Egyptians beheld father of Iscah.

the woman that she was very fair. 30 But Sarai was harren; she had no child. 15 The princes also of Pharaoh saw her, 31 And Terah took Abram his son, and Lot and commended her before Pharaoh : and tive son of Haran his son's son, and Sarai the woman was taken into Pharaoli's house. his daughter-in-law, his son Abram's wife; 16 And he entreated Abram well for her and they went fordi with them from Ur of) sake: and he had sheep, and oxen, and he.

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Abrain and Lot separate. CHAP. XIII, XIV. God's promise to Abram. asses, and men-servants, and maid-servants, | where thou art, northward, and southward, and she-asses, and camels.

and eastward, and westward: 17 And the LORD plagued Pharaoh and his 15 For all the land which thou seest, to thee house with great plagues because of Sarai, will I give it, and to thy seed for ever. Abram's wife,

16 And I will make thy seed as the dust of 18 And Pharaoh called Abram, and said, the earth : so that if a man can number the What is this that thou hast done unto me? dust of the earth, then shall thy seed also be why didst thou not tell me that she was thy numbered. wife?

17 Arise, walk through the land in the 19 Why saidst thou, She is my sister? so I length of it and in the breadth of it; for I might have taken her to me to wife: now will give it unto thee. therefore behold thy wife, take her, and go 18 Then Abram removed his tent, and came thy way;

and dwelt in the plain of Mamre, which is
20 And Pharaoh commanded his men con- in Hebron, and built there an altar unto the
cerning him; and they sent him away, and LORD.
his wife, and all that he had.


1 The battle of four kings against five. 11 Lot 1 Abram and Lot return out of Egypt. 7 By is taken prisoner. 14 Abram rescueth him.

disagreement they part asunder. 10 Lot goeth 18 Melchizedek blesseth Abram. 20 Abram to wicked Sodom. 14 God reneweth the promise giveth him tithe. 22 The rest of the spoil, his to Abram. 18 He removeth to Hebron, and partners having had their portions, he réstothere buildeth an altar.

rcth to the king of Sodom. ND Abram went up out of Egypt, he, ND it came to pass, in the days of Am

and his wife, and all that he had, and raphel king of Shinar, Arioch king of Lot with him, into the south.

Ellasar, Chedorlaomer king of Elam, and 2 And Abram was very rich in cattle, in Tidal king of nations; silver, and in gold.

2 That these made war with Bera king of 3 And he went on his journeys from the Sodom, and with Birsha king of Gomorral, south even to Beth-el, unto the place where Shinab king of Admah, and Shemeber king huis tent had been at the beginning, between of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela, which is Beth-el and Hai;

Zoar. 4 Unto the place of the altar, which he had 3 All these were joined together in the vale made there at the first: and there Abram of Siddim, which is the salt sea. called on the name of the LORD.

4 Twelve years they served Chedorlaomer, 5 And Lot also, which went with Abram, and in the thirteenth year they rebelled. had flocks, and herds, and tents.

5 And in the fourteenth year came Che6 And the land was not able to bear them, dorlaomer, and the kings that were with him, that they might dwell together: for their and smote the Rephaims in Ashteroth Karsubstance was great, so that they could not naim, and the Zuzims in Ham, and the dwell together.

Emims in Shaveh Kiriathaim, 7 And there was a strife between the herd- 6 And the Horites in their mount Seir, unto men of Abram's cattle and the herdmen of El-paran, which is by the wilderness. Lot's cattle: and the Canaanite and the Pe- 7 And they returned, and came to En-mishrizzite dwelled then in the land.

pat, which is Kadesh, and smote all the 8 And Abram said unto Lot, Let there be country of the Amalekites, and also the no strife, I pray thee, between me and thee, Amorites, that dwelt in Hazezon-tamar. and between my herdmen and thy herdmen; 8 And there went out the king of Sodom, for we be brethren.

and the king of Gomorrah, and the king of 9 Is not the whole land before thee? Sepa- Admah, and the king of Zeboiim, and the rate thyself, I pray thee, from me: if thou king of Bela, (the same is Zoar;) and they wilt take the left hand, then I will go to the joined battle with them in the vale of Siddim; right; or if thou depart to the right hand, 9 With Chedorlaomer the king of Elam, then I will go to the left.

and with Tidal king of nations, and Amra10 And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld phel king of Shinar, and Arioch king of Elall the plain of Jordan, that it was well wa- İasar; four kings with five. tered every where, before the LORD destroy- 10 And the vale of Siddim was full of slimeed Sodom and Gomorrah, even as the garden pits; and the kings of Sodom and Gomorrah of the LORD, like the land of Egypt, as thou fled, and fell there: and they that remained Acomest unto Zoar.

fled to the mountain. 11 Then Lot chose him all the plain of Jor- 11 And they took all the goods of Sodom dan ;) and Lot journeyed east: and they and Gomorrah, and all their victuals, and separated themselves the one from the other. went their way.

12 Abram dwelled in the land of Canaan, 12 And they took Lot, Abram's brother's and Lot dwelled in the cities of the plain, son, who dwelt in Sodom, and his goods, and pitched his tent toward Sodom. and departed.

13 But the men of Sodom were wicked and 13 And there came one that had escaped, sinners before the LORD, exceedingly. and told Abram the Hebrew; for he dwelt

14 | And the LORD said unto Abram, after in the plain of Mamre the Amorite, brother that Lot was separated from him, Lift up of Eshcol, and brother of Aner: and these now thine eyes, and look from the place I were confederate with Abram.


Melchizedek blesseth Abram. GENESIS.

Land of Canaan promised. 14 And when Abram heard that his brother 8 And he said, Lord God, whereby shall I was taken captive, he armed his trained ser- know that I shall inherit it? oants, born in his own house, three hundred 9 And he said unto him, Take me a heifer and eighteen, and pursued them unto Dan. of three years old, and a she-goat of three

15 Avid he divided himself against them, he years old, and a ram of three years old, and and his servants by night, and smote them, a turtle-dove, and a young pigeon. and pursued them unto flobah, which is on 10 And he took unto him all these, and dithe left hand of Damascus.

vided them in the midst, and laid each piece 16 And he brought back all the goods, and one against another: but the birds divided also brought again his brother Lot, and his he not. goods, and the women also, and the people. 11 And when the fowls came down upon 17 And the king of Sodom went out to the carcasses, Abram drove them away. meet him (after his return from the slaughter 12 And when the sun was going down, a of Chedorlaomer, and of the kings that were deep sleep fell upon Abram; and lo, a horwith him,) at the valley of Shaveh, which is ror of great darkness full upon him. the king's dale.

13 And he said unto Abram, Know of a 13 And Melchizedek king of Salem brought surety that thy seed shall be a stranger in a forth bread and wine: and he was the priest land that is not theirs, and shall serve them; of the most high God.

and they shall afflict them four hundred 19 And he blessed him, and said, Blessed

years; be Abram of the most high God, possessor 14 And also that nation whom they shall of heaven and earth:

serve, will I judge: and afterward shall they 20 And blessed be the most high God, come out with great substance. which hath delivered thine enemies into thy 15 And thou shalt go to thy fathers in peace; hand. And he gave him tithes of all. thou shalt be buried in a good old age. 21 And the king of Sodom said unto Abram, 16 But in the fourth generation they shall Give me the persons, and take the goods to come hither again: for the iniquity of the thyself.

Amorites is not yet full. 22 And Abram said to the king of Sodom, 17 And it came to pass, that when the sun I have listed up my hand unto the Lord, the went down, and it was dark, behold a smomost high God, the possessor of heaven and king furnace, and a burning lamp that passed earth,

between those pieces. 23 That I will not take from a thread even 18 In that same day the Lord made a coveto a shoe-latchet, and that I will not take nant with Abram, saying, Unto thy seed have any thing that is thine, lest thou shouldest I given this land, from the river of Egypt say, I have made Abram rich:

unto the great river, the river Euphrates: 21 Save only that which the young men 19 The Kenites, and the Kenizzites, and have eaten, and the portion of the men the Kadıonites, which went with me, Aner, Eshcol, and 20 And the Hittites, and the Perizzites, and Mamre;

let them take their portion. the Rephaims,

21 And the Ainorites, and the Canaanites, I God encourageth Abram. 2 Abram complain and the Girgashites, and the Jebusites. eth for want of an heir. 4 God promiseth him

CHAP. XVI. a son, and a multiplying of his seed. 6 Abram 1 Sarai, being barren, giveth Hagar to Abram. is justified by faith. 7 Canaan is promised

6 Hagar, being aflicted for despising her misagain, and confirmed by asign, 12 and a vision.

tress, runneth away. 7 An angel sendeth her FTER these things the word of the back to submit herself, 11 and telleth her of

LORD came unto Abrain in a vision, her child. 15 Ishmael is born. saying, Fear not, Abra!n: I am thy shield, NOW Sarai, Abram's wife, bare him no and thy exceeding great reward.

children: and she had a handmaid, an 2 And Abram said, Lord Gon, what wilt Egyptian, whose name was Hagar. thou give me, seeing I go childless, and the 2 And Sarai said unto Abram, Behold now, steward of my house is this Eliezer of Da- the LORD hatı restrained me from bearing: mascus?


go in unto my maid; it may be 3 And Abram said, Behold, to me thou that I may obtain children by her. And Hast given no seed: and lo, one born in my Abram hearkened to the voice of Sarai. House is mine heir.

3 And Sarai, Abram's wife, took Hagar ber 4 And behold, the word of the LORD came maid the Egyptian, after Abram had dwelt unto him, saying, This shall not be thine ten years in the land of Canaan, and gave her heir; but he that shall come forth out of to her husband Abram to be his wife. thine own bowels shall be thine heir.

4 s And he went in unto Hagar, and she 5 And he brought him forth abroad, and conceived: and when she saw that she had said, Look now toward heaven, and tell the conceived, her mistress was despised in hier stars, if thou be able to number them: and eyes. he said unto him, So shall thy seed be. 5 And Sarai said unto Abram, My wrong

6 And he believed in the LORD; and he be upon thee: I have given my maid into counted it to him for righteousness. thy bosom; and when she saw that she had

7 And he said unto him, I am the LORD conceived, I was despised in her eyes: the that brought thee out of Ur of the Chaldees, LORD judge between me and thee. to give thee this land to inherit it.

6 Buť Abram said unto Sarai, Behold, thy

Ishmael is born

Isaac is promisedo maid is in thy hand; do to her as it pleaseth | thy seed after thee, in their generations. thee. And when Sarai dealt hardly with 10 This is my covenant, which ye shall her, she fled from her face.

keep, between me and you, and thy seed 7 5 And the angel of the LORD found her after thee; Every man-child among you shall by a fountain of water in the wilderness, by be circumcised. the fountain in the way to Shur.

11 And ye shall circumcise the flesh of your 8 And he said, Hagar, Sarai's maid, whence foreskin; and it shall be a token of the covecamest thou ? and whither wilt thou go? nant betwixt ne and you. And she said, I flee from the face of my 12 And he that is eight days old shall be mistress Sarai.

circumcised among you, every man-child in 9 And the angel of the LORD said unto her, your generations, he that is born in the house, Return to thy mistress, and submit thyself or bought with money of any stranger, whicn under her hands.

is not of thy seed. 10 And the angel of the LORD said unto 13 He that is born in thy house, and he tha: her, I will multiply thy seed exceedingly, is bought with thy money, must needs be cirthat it shall not be numbered for multitude. cumcised: and my covenant shall be in your

11 And the angel of the LORD said unto flesh for an everlasting covenant. her, Behold, thou art with child, and shalt 14 And the uncircumcised man-child, whose bear a son, and shalt call his name Ishmael; flesh of his foreskin is not circumcised, that because the LORD hath heard thy affliction. soul shall be cut off from his people; he hath

12 And he will be a wild man; his hand broken my covenant. will be against every man, and every man's 15 | And God said unto Abraham, As for hand against him; and he shall dwell in the Sarai thy wife, thou shalt not call her name presence of all his brethren.

Sarai, but Sarah shall her name be. 13 And she called the name of the LORD 16 And I will bless her, and give thee a son that spake unto her, Thou God seest me: also of her: yea, I will bless her, and she for she said, Have I also here looked after shall be a mother of nations; kings of people him that seeth me?

shall be of her. 14 Wherefore the well was called Beer- 17 Then Abraham fell upon his face, and lahai-roi; behold, it is between Kadesh and laughed, and said in his heart

, Shall a child Bered.

be born unto him that is a hundred years 15 | And Hagar bare Abram a son: and old? and shall Sarah, that is ninety years Abram called his son's name, which Hagar old, bear? bare, Ishmael.

18 And Abraham said unto God, Othat 16 | And Abram was fourscore and six years Ishmael might live before thee! old, when Hagar bare Ishmael to Abram. 19 And God said, Sarah thy wife shall bear CHẠP. XVII.

thee a son indeed; and thou shalt call his I God reneweth the covenant. 5 Abram his name name Isaac: and I will establish my cove

is changed in token of a greater blessing. 10 nant with him for an everlasting covenant, Circumcision is instituted. 15 Sarai her name and with his seed after him. is changed, and she blessed. 17 Isaac 18 pro- 20 And as for Ishmael, I have heard thee: mised. 23 Abraham and Ishmael are circum- Behold, I have blessed him, and will make cised.

him fruitful, and will multiply him exceed A

ND when Abram was ninety years old ingly: twelve princes shall he beget, and I

and nine, the LORD appeared to Abram, will make him a great nation. and said unto him, I am the Almighty God; 21 But my covenant will I establish with walk before me, and be thou perfect. Isaac, whom Sarah shall bear unto thee at

2 And I will make my covenant between me this set time in the next year. and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly; 22 And he left off talking with him, and

3 And Abram fell on his face: and God God went up from Abraham. talked with hiin, saying,

23 | And Abraham took Ishmael his son, 4 As for me, behold, my covenant is with and all that were born in his house, and ali thee, and thou shalt be a father of many that were bought with his money, every male nations.

among the men of Abraham's house; and 5 Neither shall thy name any more be called circumcised the flesh of their foreskin, in the Abram ; but thy name shall be Abraham; for self-same day, as God had said unto him. a father of many nations have I made thee. 24 And Abraham was ninety years old and

6 And I will make thee exceeding fruitful, nine, when he was circumcised in the flesh and I will make nations of thee; and kings of his foreskin. shall come out of thee.

25 And Ishmael his son was thirteen years 7 And I will establish my covenant between old, when he was circumcised in the flesh of me and thee, and thy seed aster thee, in tbeir his foreskin. generations, for an everlasting covenant; to 26 In the self-same day was Abraham cirbe a God unto thee, and to thy seed after thee. cumcised, and Ishmael his son;

8 And I will give unto thee, and to thy seed 27 And all the men of his house, born in after thee, the land wherein thou art a stran- the house, and bought with money of the ger, all the land of Canaan, for an everlast- stranger, were circumcised with him. ing possession, and I will be their God.

CHAP. XVIII. 9° And God said unto Abraham, Thou 1 Abraham entertaineth three angels. 9 Sarnih shalt keep my covenant therefore, thou, and is reproved for laughing at the strange pro


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