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Terah the father of Abram. 31 Terah goeth

city, and a tower, whose top may reach unt) 12 And Resen between Ninevel and Ca-l 5 And the LORD came down to see the city

and the tower, which the children of men Noah planteth a vineyard. CHAP. X, XI.

The sons of Shein. 20 And Noah began to he 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 Arhite, 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 (ierar, unto Gaand laid it upon both their shoulders and went za; asthon goest unto Sodom and Gomorrah, backward, and covered the nakedness of and Adinali, and Zeboim, even unto Lasha. their father: and their faces were backward, 20 These are the sons of Ilam, after their and they saw not their father's nakedness. families, afier their tongues, in their coun

24 And Noah awoke from his wine, and tries, and in their nations. knew what his younger sou 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 himn were children bern. vant of seryants 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; L'z, and 27 God'shall enlarge Japheth, and he shall Ilul, and (ietber, 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 day's 29 And all the days of Noah were nine the earth divided; and his brother's nanie hundred and fifty years: and he died. was Joktan. CHAP. X.

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

pheth. 6 The sons of Han. 8 Nimród the 27 And Hadoram, and Uzal, and Diklahı, first monarch. 21 The sons of Shem. 28 And Obal, and Abimael, and Sheba,

TOW these are the generations of the 29 And Ophir, and Ilavilah, and Jobab: all pheth: and unto them were sons born after 30 And their dwelling was from Mesha, 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 Shem, after their gos, aud Madai, and Javan, 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 Riphatlı, and Togarmah.

Noah, after their generations, in their na4 And the sons of Javan; Elishah, and tions: and by there 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 Mizrain, and Phut, and Canaan. 7. And the sons of Cush; Seha, and Havi from Ur to Haran. lah, and Saltah, and Raamah, and Sabte ND the whole earth was of one lancha; and the sons of Raamah; Sheba, and guage, and of one spcech. Dedan.

2 And it came to pass, as they journeyedi 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 Ninrod the us make brick, and burn them thoroughly. mighty hunter before the LORD.

And they had brick for stone, and slime haci 10 And the beginning of his kingdom was they for mortar. 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,

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The generations of Shem. GÉNESIS.

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 Ilaran, and dwelt there. one another's speech.

32 And the days of Terah were two hun8 So the Lord scattered them abroad from dred and five years: and Terah died in Haran. 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 Christi 4 he departeth with Lot because the Lord did there confound the

from Haran : 6 he journcyeth through Ca

naan, 7 which is promised him in a vision : language of all the earth: and froin thence

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

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

ter. 14 Pharaoh, haring taken her from him, Shem was a hundred years old, and begat Net thee out of thy country, and from 10 | These are the generations of Shem: by plagues is compelled to restore her. Arphaxad two years after the flood:

11 And Sheni 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 thee a great nation, 12 And Arphaxad lived five 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 lah 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 Eher:

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 Abran passed through the land unto Reu:

the place of Sichem, into 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 unto Abram, daughters.

and said, Cinto 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 he 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.

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

and Äbram 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 Terah 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: rah: Terah begat Abram, Nahor, and Ha 12 Therefore it shall come to pass, when jan: and Haren 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 Milcah, the daugh- 14 T And it canne 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 the son of Haran his son's son, and Sarai the woman was taken into Pharaoh's house. his daughter-in-law, his son Abram's wife; 16 And he entreated Abram well for her and they went forú with them from Ur ofl sake: and he had sheep, and oxen, and he.

rate thyself, I pray thee, from me: if thou king of Bela, (the same is Zoar;) and they trilt take the lest hand, then I will go to the joined battle with them in the vale of Siddim; right; or if thon depart to the right hand, 9 With Chedorlaomer the king of Elam, of the LORD, like the land of Egypt, as thou fled, and fell there: and they that remained

11 Then Lot chose him all the plain of Jor- | 11 And they took all the goods of Sodom and Lot dwelled in the cities of the plain, soi, who dwelt in Sodom, and his goods, 13 But the men of Sodom were wicked and 13 | And there came one that had escaped,

and told Abram the Hehrew; for he dwelt. 14 | And the LORD said unto Abram, after in the plain of Mamre the Amorite, brothier that Lot was separated from him, Lift up of Eshcol, and brother of Aner: and thesni Abram and Lot separate. CHAP. XIII, XIV. God's promisc 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 clust 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 nuinbered. 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.

CHAP. XIV.
CHAP. XIII.

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 blesscth Abram. 20 Abrain 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 restothere buildeth an altar.

reth to the king of Sodom. A Nandhrawiewema wa thar fh Egypt, het Appite coming to pass varther dauen bindino Lot with him, into the soutlı.

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 Gomorrali, "south eren to Beth-el, unto the place where Shinab king of Admah, and Shemeber king his 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 inade 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, 15 And Lot also, which went with Abram, and in the thirteenth year they rebelled. had flucks, and hierds, 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 inount 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 nu strife, I pray thee, between me and thee, Amorites, that dwelt in Hazezon-tamar. and between my herdinen 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- Adinah, and the king of Zeboiim, and the then I will go to the left.

and with Tidal king of nations, and Amra. 10 And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld phel king of Shinar, and Arioch king of El. all the plain of Jordan, that it was well wa- lasar; four kings with five. tered every where, before the Lord destroy- 10 And the

vale of Siddim was full of slime.

fied to the mountain. fcomest unto Zoar.

dan ;) and Lot journeyed east: and they and Gomorrah, and all their victuals, and i separated themselves the one from the other. went their way.

and pitched his tent toward Sodom. and departed. sinners before the Lord, exceedingly.

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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? vants, 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 And he divided himself against them, he years old, and a ram of three years old, and and his servants hy night, and smule 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.

viled 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 fell upon him. the king's dale.

13 And he said unto Abram, Know of a 18 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 shåll they 20 And blessed be the most high God, come out with great substance. which hath delivered thine eneinies 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 lifted 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: 24 Save only that which the young men 19 The Kenites, and the Kenizzites, and have eaten, and the portion of the men the Kadmonites, which went with me, Aner, Eshcol, and 20 And the Hittites, and the Perizzites, and Mamre; let them take their portion. the Rephaims, CHAP. XV.

21 And the Ainorites, and the Canaanites, 1 God encourageth Abram. 2 Abram complain and the Girgashites, and the Jebusites. eth for want of an heir. 4 God promiscth him

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

6 Hogar, being afflicted for despising her misagain, and confirmed by a sign, 12 and a vision.

tress, runneth away. 7. An angel sendeth her AFTER these things the word of the

back to submit herself, 11 and telleth her of

her child. 15 Ishmael is born. saying, Fear not, Abra!n: I am thy shield, TOW 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 hath restrained me from bearing : mascus ?

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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 her 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 ont of to her husband Abram to be his wife. thine own bowels shall be thine heir.

41 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 her 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.

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23 | And Abraham took Ishmael his son,

25 And Ishmael his son was thirteen years Ishmael is born CHAP. XVII, XVIII.

Isanc is promised. 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 1 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 core. camest thou? and whither wilt thou go? nant betwixt ne and vou. And she said, I flee from the face of my 12 And he that is eight days olil shall he mistress Sarai.

circumcised ainong 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, which 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 ine: 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, O that 16 And Abram was fourscore and six years Ishmael might live before thee! old, when Hagar bare Ishmael to Abran. 19 And God said, Sarah thy wife shall bear CHAP. XVII.

thee a son indeed; and thou shalt call his

name Isaac: and I will establish my core1 God reneweth the covenant. 5 Abram his name

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;
mistd. 23 Abraham and Ishmael are circum- Behold, I have blessed him, and will make

him fruitful, and will multiply him exceed ND when Abram was ninety years old ingly: twelve prinses shall he beget, and ) and said unto hiin, I am the Almighty God; 1,21 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 tiine 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,
4 As for me, behold, my covenant is with and all that were born in his house, and all
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 he 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 lave 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.

7 And I will establish my covenant between old, when he was circumcised in the flesh of
me and thee, and thy seed after thee, in their his foreskin.
generations, for an everlasting covenant; to 26 In the self-same day was Abraham cir-
be 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

cised.

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