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The tree of knowledge forbidden.

Before CHRIST 4004.

Heb. created to make.

d ch. 1. 1.
Ps. 90. 1, 2.
e ch. 1. 12.
Ps. 104. 14.
Job 38.26,

27, 28.
g ch. 3. 23.
1 Or, a mie!
which wont
upf om. &c.
tlleb. dust
of the
ground.
Ach. 3.19,23.
Ps. 103. 14.
Eccles. 12.7.
ls. 64. 8.
1 Cor. 15.47.

í Job 33. 4.
Acts 17. 25.
k ch. 7. 22.
1. 2. 22.
21 Cor.15.45.
m ch. 13. 10.
Is. 51. 3.
Ezek. 28.13.
Joel 2. 3.
ch. 3. 24.
e ch. 4. 16.
2 Kin 19.12.
Ezek. 27.23.
p ver. 15.
7 Ezek. 31.8.

r ch. 3. 22,
Prov. 3. 18.
& 11.30.
Rev. 2. 7.

& 22. 2, 14.

s ver. 17

u ch. 25. 18. w Num 11.7.

↑ Heb. Cuar.

x Dan. 10, 4.
Or, cast-

ward to
Augria.
Or, Adam.

y ver. 8.

↑ Heb. eat

ing thats

shalt eat.

man.

† Heb. called.

GENESIS, 3.

g ch. 15. 12.

1 Sam.26.12.

rested from all his work which God
tcreated and made.

2

41 These are the generations of the
heavens and of the earth when they were
created 3, in the day that the LORD God
made the earth and the heavens,

he

8 And the LORD God planted a gar-
den "eastward in Eden; and there
put the man whom he had formed.
9 And out of the ground made the LORD
God to grow every tree that is pleasant to
the sight, and good for food; the tree of
life also in the midst of the garden, and
the tree of knowledge of good and evil.
10 And a river went out of Eden to
water the garden; and from thence it
was parted, and became into four heads.
11 The naine of the first is Pison: that
is it which compasseth the whole land
of Havilah, where there is gold;

12 And the gold of that land is good:
there is bdellium and the onyx stone.
13 And the name of the second river is
Gihon: the same is it that compasseth
the whole land of Ethiopia.

14 And the name of the third river ist
* Hiddekel: that is it which goeth to
ward the east of Assyria. And the
fourth river is Euphrates.
15 And the LORD God took the man,
and put him into the garden of Eden
to dress it and to keep it.

16 And the LORD God commanded the
man, saying, Of every tree of the garden
+ thou mayest freely eat:

17 But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof e ch. 3. 1, 3, thou shalt surely die.

z ver. 9.

11, 17. b ch. 3. 3, 19. Rom. 6. 23. 1 Cor. 15.56. James 1. 15. 1 John 5. 16. † Heb. dying thou shall die.

e ch. 3. 12. 1 Cor. 11. 9. 1 Tim. 2. 13. t Heb as

before him. ch. 1.29, 44. f Ps. 8. 6. See ch.6 20. Or, the

5 And every plant of the field before it was in the earth, and every herb of the field before it grew for the LORD God had not caused it to rain upon the earth, and there was not a man to till the ground.

6 But there went up a mist from the earth, and watered the whole face of the ground.

7 And the LORD God formed man † of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and 51man became a living soul.

18 And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help 7+ meet for him7. 19 And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto 8 Adam to see what he would call them : and whatsoever & Adam 9 called every living 10 creature that 11 was the name

thereof.

20 And Adam †gave names to all cattle,
and to the fowl of the air, and to every
beast of the field; but for Adam there
was not found an help meet for him.
21 And the LORD God caused a deep
sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept:
and he took one of his ribs, and closed
up the flesh instead thereof;

22 And the rib, which the LORD God had

VAR. REND.-Chap. 2. 1 v. 4. i.e. The above, Ew. Ku. De.; or, The following, Tu. Hu. Ka.-2 i.e. origin. 3 End of subscription of one narrative, or superscription of another. 18. 4-7. (The text reads obscurely.) On the day that the LORD God made the earth and the heaven-when no plants of the field were yet in the earth, and no herbs of the field were yet sprouting (because the LORD God had not sent rain upon the earth, and there were no men to till the ground); and a mist used to go up, &c. then the LORD God formed the man, Ew. Schr. Martineau. Or, omit when,' and put full stop at end of v. 6, Kn. Ka.-V. 7. The man.6 p. 14. over against, Ew. Kn. Ka.7 V. 18. i.e. to match him. Vs. 19-23. The man (except end of v. 20, where Adam ').-V. 19. should call. - 10 Lit. soul. was to be.

Man's shameful fall.

Before CHRIST 4004.

taken from 8 man, † made he a woman,
and brought her unto the man.

23 And Adam said, This is 12 now
bone of my bones, and flesh of my
flesh: she shall be called † Woman, be-
cause she was taken out of † Man.
21 Therefore shall a man leave his fa-
ther and his mother, and shall cleave
unto his wife and they shall be one
flesh.

25 And they were both naked, the man
and his wife, and were not "ashamed.
CHAPTER 3.

1 The serpent deceiveth Eve. 6 Man's shameful
fail. 9 God arraigneth them. 14 The serpent is
cursed. 15 The promised seed. 16 The punish-
ment of mankind. 21 Their first clothing. 22
Their casting out of paradise

b

Nth any beast of the f

more subtil
than any beast of the field which the
LORD God liad made. And he said unto
the woman, † Yea, hath God said, Ye shall
not eat of every tree of the garden?
2 And the woman said unto the serpent,
We may eat of the fruit of the trees of
the garden:

3 But of the fruit of the tree which is
in the midst of the garden, God hath
said, Ye shall not ent of it, neither shall
ye touch it, lest ye die.

4 And the serpent said unto the wo-
man, Ye shall not surely die:

5 For God doth know that in the day ye
eat thereof, then
be
your eyes sha
opened, and ye shall be as gods, know-
ing good and evil.

6 And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise 3, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat.

9 And the LORD God called unto 5 Adam,
and said unto him, Where art thou?
10 And he said, I heard thy voice in
the garden, and I was afraid, because I
was naked; and I hid myself.

11 And he said, Who told thee that thon
wast naked? Hast thou eaten of the tree,
whereof I commanded thee that
shouldest not eat?

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12 And the man said, "The woman whom thon gavest to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I did eat.

13 And the LORD God said unto the woman, What is this that thou hast done? And the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat.

14 And the LORD God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this. thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life:

15 And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between 'thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.

a Rev. 12. 9. & 20, 2.

16 Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; "in sorrow thou shalt bring forth

¿ Matt.10.16

2 Cor. 11. â.

† Heb. Yea,

because, de

e cb. 2. 17.

d ver. 13.

2 Cor. 11. 3. 1 Tim. 2, is

e ver. 7. Acta 26. 18.

† Heb. a
desire.

11 Tim. 2. 14.

7 And the eyes of them both were
opened, and they knew that they were
naked; and they sewed fig leaves toge-Job 38. 1.
ther, and made themselves aprons.

9 ver. 12, 17. k ver. 5.

Jer. 23. 24.
Amos 9. 3.

8 And they heard the voice of the
LORD God walking in the garden in the
cool of the day and Adam and his
wife hid themselves from the presence ch. 2. 25.
of the LORD God amongst the trees of
the garden.

Ex. 3. 6.

1 John 3. 20.

i ch. 2. 25.

Or, things to gird abent.

Heb. wind.

I Job 31. 21

# ch. 2. 18.

Job 31. 33.
Prov. 28. 13.

o ver. 4.

2 Cor. 11. 3.

1 Tim. 2.14.

thou. 65. 25.

p Ex. 21. 29, 32.

Mic. 7. 17. r Matt, S. 7. & 13. 38. & 23.33. John S. 44. Acts 13. 10. 1 John 3. & Ps. 132. 11. la 7. 14. Mic. 5. 3. Matt. 1. 23, 25.

Luke 1. 31, 34, 35.

Gal. 4. 4. (Rom.16.20. Col. 2. 15. Heb. 2, 14. 1 John 5. 5. Rev. 12. 7, 17.

" Ps. 48. 6.
Is. 13. 8.
& 21. 3.
John 16. 1.
1 Tim. 2. 15.

VAR. REND.-12. 23. at last. Chap. 3. V. 1. any. V. 5. Or, God.-3 V. 6. Or, to look upon, Tu. Kя. Ka. Vs. 8, 10. sound.-5 Vs. 8. 9, 20. The man.

6V. 14. marked out by a curse from. Tu. Kn. De. Ka, VAR. READ.-V. 24. B they two, Sept. Pesh. Vulg. Targ. Jerus. (similarly Sam.).

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Birth of Cain and Abel.

Before children; and thy desire shall be to thy CHRIST husband, and he shall rule over thee. 17 And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life; 18 Thorns also and thistles shall it t bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field; 19 In the sweat of thy face shalt thou thou return bread, till unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken : 9 for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return. 20 And Adam called his wife's name 7 Eve; because she was 8 the mother of all living.

eat

21 Unto Adam also and to his wife did the LORD God make coats of skins, and clothed them.

i

22 And the LORD God said, Behold,
the man is become as one of us, to know
good and evil: and now, lest he put forth
his hand, and take also of the tree of
life, and eat, and live for ever:

23 Therefore the LORD God sent him
forth from the garden of Eden, to till
the ground from whence he was taken.
24 So he drove out the man; and he
placed at the east of the garden of
Eden 9 Cherubims, and a flaming sword
which turned every way, to keep the
way of the tree of life.

wch. 4. 7.

Or, subject te thy husband. 1 Cor. 11.3. & 14.34.

Eph. 5. 22,

23, 24.
1 Tim. 2. 11,
12.

Tit. 2. 5.
1 Pet. 3. 1,
5, 6.

yi Sa. 15. 23.

i ver. 6.

a eh. 2. 17.
Eccl. 1.2.3.
1. 24. 5, 6.
Rom. 8. 20
e Job 5. 7.
Ecel. 2. 23.
d Job 31. 40.
+ Heb. cate
to bui.
Pa. 104. 14.
f Ecel 1. 13.
2 Thes. 3.10.

3 cb. 2. 7.
A Job 21, 26.
&34 15.
Pa. 104. 29.
Heel. 3. 20.
& 12.7.
Rom. 5. 12.
Heb. 9. 27.
+ Heb.
Chavak
That is,
Liring.
i ver. 5.
Like is. 19.

12.

& 47. 12, 13. Jer, 22. 23. k ch. 2. 9. ! ch. 4. 2. & 9. 20. mch. 2. 8. Ps. 104. 4. Heb. 1. 7.

GENESIS, 4, 5.

Or. have the excellency? Heb. 11. 4. Or, abject

unto thee, ch, 3. 16. cir. 3875. Mat. 23. 35. 1 John 3.12. Jude 11. Ps. 9. 12.

said, I know not: Am I my brother's
keeper?

10 And he said, What hast thou done?
the voice of thy brother's blood crieth
unto me from the ground.

11 And now art thou cursed from the 8 earth, which hath opened her mouth to receive thy brother's blood from thy hand; 12 When thou tillest the ground, it shall not henceforth yield unto thee her strength; a fugitive and a vagabond shalt thou be in the earth.

CHAPTER 4.

1 The birth, trade, and religion of Cain and
Abel. 8 The murder of Abel. 11 The curse of
Cain. 17 Enoch, the first city. 19 Lumech and
his two wives. 25 The birth of Seth, and
Enos.

and

ND 1Adam knew Eve his wife;
said, I have gotten a man from the
LORD 3.

2 And she again bare his brother † Abel.
And Abel was ta keeper of sheep, but
Cain was a tiller of the ground.

4003.

1 That is, Getten, or, Acquired. † Heb. Hobel. ↑ Heb.

a feeder. a ch 3 23. & 9. 20. Heb. at the

3 And in process of time it came to pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering unto the LORD. 4 And Abel, he also brought of the firstend of days lings of his flock and of the fat thereof. And the LORD had respect unto Abel and to his offering:

Num.18.12. eNum.18.17. Prov. 3. 9. Heb. sleep, or, goats. d Heb. 11. 4. ch. 31. 2.

13 And Cain said unto the LORD, My
punishment is greater than I can bear.
14 Behold, thou hast driven me out this
day from the face of the 10 earth; and
'from thy face shall I be hid; and I
shall be a fugitive and a vagabond in
come to pass,
the earth; and it shall
that 12 every one 12 that findeth me shall
slay me.

15 And the LORD said unto him, 13 There-
fore whosoever slayeth Cain, 14 vengeance
shall be taken on him sevenfold 14. And
the LORD 15 set a mark upon 15 Cain, lest
any finding him should kill him.

23.

16 And Cain went out from the pre-p 2 Kin. 13.
sence of the LORD, and dwelt in the land
of Nod, on the east of Eden.

& 24. 20.

Lamech and his two wives.

Before CHRIST cir. 3875.

John 8.44. ↑ Heb. bloods.

7 B If thou doest well, 5 shalt thou not
be accepted 5? and if thou doest not
well, sin lieth at the door. And unto
thee shall be his desire, 7 and
shalt 7 rule over him 8.

8 B And Cain talked with Abel his bro-
therẞ and it came to pass, when they
were in the field, that Cain rose up against
Abel his brother, and slew him.
the
unto Cain,
9 And
LORD said
9 Where is Abel thy brother?

And he

¡ Heb. 12, 24. Rev. 6. 10.

VAR. REND.-7 V. 20. i.e. Life.8 (And rightly 9 V. 24. the Cheso) for she bath become, Kn. De.rubim and the blade of the flashing (or, waving) As if a word. -Chap. 4. 1 V. 1. The man. thing produced, Ge. Er. So Targ. This requires adding one letter more; so Kamp. Or, I have produced (Ge. in one place, and Ew.; others, gotten) a Iman with the help of the LORD, Ge. Ew. Tu. De. Ka. F. 3. Lit. a gift. 5 V. 7. canst thou not lift it up? Tu. Kn. De.-6 is.-7 but thou shouldest.

VAR READ.-Chap. 4. V. 7. B Text corrupt.Ol. Versions give no help.-V. S. B Lit. And Cain said unto, &c. Sam. Pesh. both Latins, Ew. add, 'Let us go into the field.' Bö. Kn. Ol. read, for talked with, watched' (1.)

Or. Mine iniquity is greater than that it may be forgiven. k Job 15. 20 --24.

I Ps. 51. 11.

ch, 9. 6. Num. 35. 19, 21, 27.

17 And Cain knew his wife; and she conceived, and bare † Enoch: and he builded a city, and called the name of the city, after the name of his son, Enoch.

18 And unto Enoch was born Irad: and Irad begat Mehujael and Mehujael begat Methusael : and Methusael begat † Lamech.

19 And Lamech took unto him two
Wives: the name of the one was Adah, Rom. 4.11,
and the name of the other Zillah.

12.
↑ Heb.

n Ps. 79. 12.
o Ezek. 9.
4. 6.

24 If Cain shall be avenged sevenfold,
5 But unto Cain and to his offering he
And Cain was very truly 20 Lamech seventy and sevenfold 20.
had not respect.
25 And Adam knew his wife again;
wroth, and his countenance fell.
6 And the LORD said unto Cain, Why and she bare a son, and 'called his name
art thou wroth? and why is thy counte-Seth: For God, said she, hath ap-
pointed me another seed instead of Abel,
nance fallen?
whom Cain slew.

26 And to Seth, to him also there was
and he called his name
born a son;
thouEnos: then began men to call upon
the name of the LORD.

Jer. 23, 39.

& 52. S.

20 And Adah bare Jabal: he was the
father of such as dwell in tents, and of 101, 1
such as have cattle.

21 And his brother's name was Jubal:
he was the father of all such as handle
the harp and 16 organ.

22 And Zillah, she also bare Tubal-cain, 17 Ban tinstructer of B every artificer 17 in 16 brass and iron: and the sister of Tubal-cain was Naamah.

cir. 3875.

Heb.

Chanoch.

Ps. 40. 11.

+ Heb. Lemech.

CHAPTER 5.

1 The genealogy, age, and death of the patriarchs
4 The godliness and
from Adam unto Noah.
translation of Enoch.

whetter.

3874. tch. 5. S.

Sheth,

23 And Lamech said unto his wives, Heb. unto my Adah and Zillah, Hear my voice; ye Lamech, hearken wives of speech: for I have slain a man 19 to my wounding, and a young man 19 || to my

That is, Appointed, or, Put. 3769. u ch. 5. 6. 1 Heb. Enosh.

hurt.

of Adam.
HIS is the book of the generations
In the day that God
created man, in the likeness of God made
he him;

;
2 Male and female created he them
and blessed them, and called their name
Adam, in the day when they were created.

would slay

a man in

my wound, &c.

Or,

in my hurt. a ver. 15.

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VAR. REND.-8 V. 11. Or, land. V. 13. Or, guilt, 11 hide myself. Tu. De.- 10 V. 14. Or, land. 12 any one.-13 V. 15. Or, Nevertheless, Tu.14 it 15 gave a shall be avenged sevenfold, Tu. Kn. De.17 V. 22. 18 copper. sign to, Ge. Tu. Ka.-16 v. 21. pipe. sharpener of every instrument (P), Tu. De.

a

19 v. 23. because of.20 V. 24. seventy times seven,
Chap. 5. 1 Vs. 1-4. Man.
Sept. Vulg. Kamp:
VAR. READ.-7. 22. 8 he was the father of, Ol. (conj.)

The genealogies of the patriarchs.

Before CHRIST 3874.

d ch. 4. 25.
e 1 Chr. 1. 1,
&c.

ch. 1. 28.

9 ch. 3. 19. Heb. 9. 27.

3769. h ch. 4. 26.

3079. + Heb Kiemand.

3603. f Gr. Malelee!.

3544. f Heb. Jered.

3317. Gr. Mathusala. k ch. 6. 9. & 17. 1.

& 24. 40

2 Kin. 20.3. Ps. 16. 8. & 116. 9. & 128. 1. Mic. 6. 8. Mal. 2. 6. 13 Kin. 2. 11. Heb. 11. 5. 3130. † Hleb Lemech.

2018.

+ Gr. Noe, Luke 3. 36. Heb. 11. 7. 1 Pet. 3, 20. That is, Reat, or, Comfort. ch. 3. 17. & 4. 11.

2353.

GENESIS, 6.

9418.

n ch. 6. 10. o ch, 10, 21.

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18 And Jared lived an hundred sixty i Jude 14, 15. and two years, and he begat Enoch: 19 And Jared lived after he begat Enoch eight hundred years, and begat sons and daughters:

20 And all the days of Jared were nine hundred sixty and two years: and he died. 21 And Enoch lived sixty and five years, and begat † Methuselah:

22 And Enoch walked with God after he begat Methuselah three hundred years, and begat sons and daughters:

23 And all the days of Enoch were three hundred sixty and five years:

24 And Enoch walked with God and he was not; for God took him.

6 And Seth lived an hundred and five
years, and begat Enos:

7 And Seth lived after he begat Enos
eight hundred and seven years, and begat
sons and daughters:

8 And all the days of Seth were nine
hundred and twelve years: and he died.
9 And Enos lived ninety years, and be-
gat Cainan:

10 And Enos lived after he begat Cainan
eight hundred and fifteen years, and be-
gat sons and daughters:

11 And all the days of Enos were nine
hundred and five years: and he died.
12 And Cainan lived seventy years, and
begat Mahalaleel:

13 And Cainan lived after he begat Mahalaleel eight hundred and forty years, and begat sons and daughters:

14 And all the days of Cainan were nine hundred and ten years: and he died.

15 And Mahalaleel lived sixty and five years, and begat † Jared:

16 And Mahalaleel lived after he begat Jared eight hundred and thirty years, and begat sons and daughters:

17 And all the days of Mahalaleel were eight hundred ninety and five years: and he died.

25 And Methuselah lived an hundred eighty and seven years, and begat † Lamech: 26 And Methuselah lived after he begat Lamech seven hundred eighty and two years, and begat sons and daughters:

27 And all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred sixty and nine years and he died.

30 And Lamech lived after he begat
Noah five hundred ninety and five years,
and begat sons and daughters:

31 And all the days of Lamech were
seven hundred seventy and seven years:
and he died.

32 And Noah was five hundred years
old and Noah begat Shem, Ham, "and
Japheth.

CHAPTER 6.

1 The wickedness the world, which provoked
God's wrath, and
findeth grace.
the ark.

caused the flood.

Wickedness of the world.

Before CHRIST 2445.

AN

ND it came to pass, when men be-
gan to multiply on the face of the
earth, and daughters were born unto them,
2 That the sons of God saw the daugh-
ters of men that they were fair; and they
took them wives of all which they chose.
3 And the LORD said, My spirit shall
not always 1B strive with man, for
that he also is flesh: 3 yet his days
shall be an hundred and twenty years.
4 5 There were giants in the earth in
those days; and also after that, when
the sons of God came in unto the daugh
ters of men, and they bare children to
them, the same became 6 mighty men 6
which were of old, 7men of renown.

5 And GOD saw that the wickedness
of man was great in the earth, and that
every imagination of the thoughts of
his heart was only evil † continually.

6 And fit repented the LORD that he
had made man on the earth, and it
grieved him at his heart.

7 And the LORD said, I will destroy
man whom I have created from the face
of the earth; both man, and beast, and
the creeping thing, and the fowls of the
air; for it repenteth me that I have
made them.
8 But Noah
the LORD.

found grace in the eyes of

VAR. REND.3 V. 3. N.B. The Sam. and Sept. chronologies differ considerably from the Hebrew. See the Commentators. -3V, 29. which cometh from.

9 These are the generations of Noah:
Noah was a just man and perfect in
his generations, and Noah walked with
God.

12 And God looked upon the earth, and,
behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had
corrupted his way upon the earth.
13 And God said unto Noah, P The end
of all flesh is come before? me; for the
earth is filled with violence through them;
and, behold, I will destroy them with
the earth.

14 Make thee an ark of gopher wood;
frooms shalt thou make in the ark, and
shalt pitch it within and without with
pitch.

ch. 1. 28. & Deu. 7. 3,4.

e Gal. 5. 16.

33. 14 The order, form, and end of

17.

1 Pet. 3. 19,

15 And this is the fashion which thou shalt make it of: The length of the ark shall be threo hundred cubits, the breadth of it fifty cubits, and the height of it Ezok.8.17. thirty cubits.

& 28. 16. Hab.2.8,17. ch. 18. 21. Ps. 14. 2.

& 33. 13, 14.

16 10 A window 10 shalt thou make to the ark, and in a cubit shalt thou finish it above; and the door of the ark shalt thou set in the side thereof; with lower, second, and third stories shalt thou make it.

& 53, 2, 3

p Jer. 51. 13.
Ezek. 7. 2,
3, 6.
Amos 8. 2.
1 Pet. 4. 7.

28 And Lamech lived an hundred eigh-
ty and two years, and begat a son:

17 And, behold, I, even I, do bring 12 a
flood of waters upon the earth, to de-

29 And he called his name t Noah, say-stroy all flesh, wherein is the breath of
ing. This same shall comfort us concern- life, from under heaven; and every thing
ing our work and toil of our hands, 3 be- that is in the earth shall die.
cause of the ground which the LORD
hath cursed.

18 But with thee will I establish my co-
venant; and thou shalt come into the
ark, thou, and thy sons, and thy wife,
and thy sons' wives with thee.

19 And of every living thing of all

1

2 Pet. 2. 5.

two of every sort shalt thou bring into
the ark, to keep them alive with thee; ch. 7. 8, 9,
they shall be male and female.

15, 16.

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10 And Noah begat three sons, 'Shem, an Ham, and Japheth.

unto beast. h ch. 19. 19.

11 The earth also was corrupt before God, and the earth was "filled with violence.

Ex. 33. 12. 13, 16, 17. Luke 1.30. Acts 7. 46. i ch. 7. 1. Ezek. 14. 14, 20. Rom. 1. 17. Heb. 11. 7. 2 Pet. 2. 5.

Or,

upright.

ch. 5. 22.

ích. 5. 32.
ch. 7. 1.

& 10. 9.
& 13. 13.

2 Chr 34 27.
Luke 1. 6.

Rom. 2. 13. & 3. 19.

Mal. 3. 6.

Jam. 1. 17.

gls. 63. 10. Eph. 4. 30. 'Heb.

ver. 17. Or, from

the earth. + Heb.necta.

r ver. 13.

ch. 7. 4, 21, 22, 23.

2 Pet. 2, 5.

flesh,ch.7.1.7.13.

1 Pet. 3. 30.

VAR. REND.-Chap. 6. V. 3. rule in, Kn. De. Or, be humbled in, Ge. Tr. Ew. But see Var. Read.2 since indeed he, De.; in his erring () he, Ge. Tu. E. Or. therefore, Tu. Kn.; Lit. and. let his days be. V. 4. The giants arose. Comp. Num. 13.

contemporaries. V. 13. i.e. determined upon by. 6 the mighty men. the men.- 8 V. 9. i.c.

10 v. 16. Or, A roof, Schu. Ew. Lit. (up) to from above; i.e. the window was to be a cubit below the roof (?), Kn. De.-12. 17. the. VAR. READ. Chap. 6. V. 3. 8 dwell (or, sojourn) in, Ol. and probably Sept. Targ. Pesh. Vulg. (1.)

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A ch. 8. 2. Prov. 8. 28. Kick 26. 19.

| Or,
foodgates.
í ch. 1. 7.
A. 8. 2.
Ps. 78. 23.
* ver. 4, 17.
I ver. 1, 7.
ct. 6. 18.

Heb. 11. 7. 1 Pet 3. 20. 2 Pet. 2. 5. in ver. 2, 3, 8,9. † Heb. wing. a ch. 6. 20,

e ver. 2, 3.

ver. 4, 12.

GENESIS, 7, 8.

22 Thus did Noah; according to all that God commanded him, so did he.

r Ps. 104. 6. Jer. 3. 23.

CHAPTER 7.

1 Noah, with his family, and the living creatures, enter into the ark. 17 The beginning, increase, and continuance of the flood.

ND the LORD said unto Noah, Come

A

for

thee have I seen righteous before me in this generation. 2 Of every clean beast thou shalt take to thee by † sevens, the male and his female: and of beasts that are not clean by two, the male and his female.

8 Of fowls also of the airẞ by sevens, the male and the female; to keep seed alive upon the face of all the earth.

4 For yet seven days, and I will cause it to rain upon the earth forty days and forty nights; and every living substance that I have made will I † destroy from off the face of the earth.

1 Or. on the

10 And it came to pass after seven eventh day. days, that the waters of the flood were upon the earth.

il In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened.

12 And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights.

13 In the selfsame day entered Noah, and Shem, and Ham, and Japheth, the sons of Noah, and Noah's wife, and the three wives of his sons with them, into the ark:

5 And Noah did according unto all that the LORD commanded him.

6 And Noah was six hundred years old when the flood of waters was upon the earth.

7 And Noah went in, and his sons, and his wife, and his sons' wives with him, into the ark, because of the waters of the flood.

8 Of clean beasts, and of beasts that are not clean, and of fowls, and of every thing that creepeth upon the earth,

9 There went in two and two unto Noah into the ark, the male and the female, as God had commanded Noah.

14 They, and every beast after his kind, and all the cattle after their kind, and every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind, and every fowl after his kind, every bird of every sort. 15 And they went in unto Noah into the ark, two and two of all flesh, wherein is the breath of life.

16 And they that went in, went in male and female of all flesh, as God had commanded him: and the LORD shut him in.

17 P And the flood was forty days upon the earth; and the waters increased, and bare up the ark, and it was lift up above the earth.

VAR. REND.-Chap. 7. 1 v. 19. mountains.

VAR. READ.-Chap. 7. V. 3. B Sam. Sept. Pesh. insert, which are clean.

The ark resteth on Ararat.

Before CHRIST 2349.

20 Fifteen cubits upward did the waters prevail; and the mountains were covered. 21 And all flesh died that moved upon the earth, both of fowl, and of cattle, and of beast, and of 2 every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth, and every man :

s ver. 4.

ch. 6. 13, 17. Job 22. 16. Matt.24.39. Luke 17.27. 2 Pet. 3. 6.

22 All in whose nostrils was † the breath of life, of all that was in the dry land, ch. 2. 7. died.

Heb. the breath ef the spirit of life.

23 And every living substance was destroyed which was upon the face of the ground, both man, and cattle, and the creeping things, and the fowl of the heaven; and they were destroyed from the earth: and " Noah only remained alive, ch. 8. 3. were & ch. 8. 4. compared with ver.11 of this

ul Pet 3, 20. 2 Pet. 2. 5. & 3.6

chap.

24 And the waters prevailed upon the earth an hundred and fifty days.

18 And the waters prevailed, and were Ps. 104. 26. increased greatly upon the earth; and the ark went upon the face of the waters. 19 And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills, that were under the whole heaven, were with thee. covered.

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2 The fountains also of the deep and e ch. 7. 11. the windows of heaven were stopped, and the rain from heaven was restrained;

d Job 38. 37.

3 And the waters returned from off the earth continually and after the end of † Heb in the hundred and fifty days the waters were abated.

going and returning. e ch. 7. 24.

4 And the ark rested in the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, upon the mountains of Ararat. 5 And the waters † decreased continually until the tenth month: in the tenth month, on the first day of the month, were the tops of the mountains seen. 6 And it came to pass at the end of forty days, that Noah opened the win-ch. 6. 16. dow of the ark which he had made: 7 And he sent forth a raven, which went forth to and fro, until the waters were dried up from off the earth.

8 B Also he sent forth a dove from him, to see if the waters were abated from off the face of the ground;

9 But the dove found no rest for the sole of her foot, and she returned unto him into the ark, for the waters were on the face of the whole earth: then he put forth his hand, and took her, and † pulled | ↑ Heb. her in unto him into the ark.

caused her to Evine.

10 And he stayed yet other seven days; and again he sent forth the dove out of the ark;

11 And the dove came in to him in the evening; and, lo, in her mouth was an olive leaf pluckt off: so Noah knew that the waters were abated from off the earth. 12 And he stayed yet other seven days; and sent forth the dove; which returned not again unto him any more.

13 And it came to pass in the six hundredth and first year, in the first mouth, the first day of the mouth, the waters were dried up from off the earth: and Noah removed the covering of the ark, and looked, and, behold, the face of the ground was dry.

14 And in the second month, on the seven and twentieth day of the month, was the earth dried.

15 And God spake unto Noah, saying, 16 Go forth of the ark, thou, and thy wife, and thy sons, and thy sons' wives

+ Heb. were in going and decreasing.

+ Heb. in

going forth and returning.

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9 ch. 7. 13.

VAR. REND.-2 V. 21. all the swarming creatures that swarm. Chap. 8. 1 Vs. 7, 8. the.

VAR. READ. Chap. 8. V. 8. B And Noah waited seven days, and, Ol. Comp. vs. 10, 12.

God blesseth Noah.

Before CHRIST 2348. A ch. 7. 15. ich. 1. 22. fileb. families.

A Lev. ch. 11.

I Lev. 1.9.
Ezek 20. 41.
2 Cor. 2. 15.
Eph. 5. 2.

† Heb. a
Bavour of
rest.
mch. 3. 17.
& G. 17.

| Or. though. n eh, 6. 5. Job 14. 4. & 15. 14. Ps 51. 5. Jer. 17. 9. Matt. 15.19. Rom 1. 21. & 3. 23. . ch. 9. 11, 15. p Is. 54. 9. † Heb. As

yet all the

days of the earth.

q Jer. 33. 20, 25.

a ver. 7, 19.
ch. 1. 28.
& 10. 32.

b ch. 1. 28.

Hos. 2. 18.

Deut. 12. 15.

& 14. 3,9,11. Acts 10. 12, 13. d eh. 1. 29. Rom. 14. 14, 20. 1 Cor. 10. 23, 26. Col. 2. 16. 1 Tim. 4. 3, 4.

f Lev. 17. 10,

11, 14.
& 19 26.
Deut. 12. 23.
1 Sam. 14.
33.
Acts 15. 20,
29.

g Ex. 21. 28.
h ch 49, 10.
Ps. 9. 12.
Acts 17. 26.
k Ex. 21. 12,
14
Lev. 24. 17.
Matt. 26. 2.
Rev. 13. 10.
f ch. 1. 27.
m ver. 1, 19.
ch. 1. 28.
ch. 6. 18.
• la. 54. 9.
P P. 145. 9.
Is. 54. 9.
ch. 17. 11.

. Rev. 4. 3.

GENESIS, 9, 10.

15 And

I will remember my covenant, which is between me and you and every living creature of all flesh; and the waters shall no more become a flood tɔ destroy all flesh.

17 Bring forth with thee every living thing that is with thee, of all flesh, both of fowl, and of cattle, and of every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth; that they may breed abundantly in the earth, and be fruitful, and multiply upon the earth.

18 And Noah went forth, and his sons, and his wife, and his sons' wives with him: 19 Every beast, every creeping thing, and every fowl, and whatsoever creepeth upon the earth, after their † kinds, went forth out of the ark.

20 And Noah builded an altar unto
the LORD; and took of every clean beast,
and of every clean fowl, and offered burnt
offerings on the altar.

21 And the LORD smelled 24ta sweet sa-† Canaan.
vour; and the LORD said in his heart,
I will not again curse the ground any
more for man's sake; for the imagina-
tion of man's heart is evil from his youth;
• neither will I again smite any more
every thing living, as I have done.

22 + While the earth remaineth, seed-
time and harvest, and cold and heat, and
summer and winter, and day and night
shall not cease.

CHAPTER 9.

1 God blesseth Noah, 4 Blood and murder are
forbid len. 8 God's covenant, 13 signified by the
rainbow. 18 Noah replenisheth the world, 20
planteth a vineyard, is drunken, and mocked
of his son, 25 curseth Canan, 6 blesseth Shem,
prayeth for Japheth, and dieth.
ND God blessed Noah and his

A and said unto them, & Be fruitful,
and multiply, and replenish the earth.
2And the fear of you and the dread
of you shall be upon every beast of the
earth, and upon every fowl of the air,
upon all that moveth upon the earth, and
upon all the fishes of the sea; into your
hand are they delivered.

3 Every moving thing that liveth shall
be meat for you;
even as the d
green
herb have I given you all things.

4 But flesh with the life thereof, which
is the blood thereof, shall ye not eat.
5 And surely your blood of your lives
will I require; at the hand of every beast
will I require it, and at the hand of
man; at the hand of every man's bro-
ther will I require the life of man.

6 * Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of God made he man.

7 And you, be ye fruitful, and multi-
ply; bring forth abundantly in the earth,
and multiply therein.

8 And God spake unto Noah, and to
his sons with him, saying,

9 And I," behold, I establish my co-
venant with you, and with your seed
after you;

10 P And with every living creature that is with you, of the fowl, of the cattle, and of every beast of the earth with you; from all that go out of the ark, to every beast of the earth.

11 And I will establish my covenant
with you; neither shall all flesh be cut
off any more by the waters of a flood;
neither shall there any more be a flood
to destroy the earth.

12 And God said, "This is the token of
the covenant which I make between me
and you and every living creature that
is with you, for perpetual generations:
13 I do set my bow in the cloud, and
it shall be for a token of a covenant be-
tween me and the earth.

14 And it shall come to pass, when I
bring a cloud over the earth, that the
bow shall be seen in the cloud:

Death of Noak

Before CHRIST 1348.

VAR. REND.-V. 21. the. Chap. 9. V. 4. soul. Cp. Lev. 17. 10, 14.2 V. 5. Or, for, Kn. Ka. 3 souls. i.e. kinsman. soul.—6 Vs. 10, 12, 15, 16. Lit. soul.

16 And the bow shall be in the cloud; and I will look upon it, that I may remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is upon the earth.

17 And God said unto Noah, This is the token of the covenant, which I have established between me and all flesh that is upon the earth.

18 And the sons of Noah, that went forth of the ark, were Shem, and Ham, and Japheth: and Ham is the father of

19 These are the three sons of Noah: and 7 of them was the whole earth overspread 7.

20 And Noah 8 began to be an husband-
man, and he planted a vineyard:
21 And he drank of the wine, and was
drunken; and he was uncovered within
his tent.

22 And Ham, the father of Canaan, saw
the nakedness of his father, and told his
two brethren without.

23 And Shem and Japheth took a garment 9, and laid it upon both their shoulders, and went backward, and covered the nakedness of their father; and their faces were backward, and they saw not their father's nakedness.

24 And Noah awoke from his wine,

knew what his younger son had done

unto him.

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NOW these are the generations of the
sons of Noah, Shem, Ham, and Ja-
pheth: and unto them were sons born
after the flood.

6 And the sons of Ham; Cush, and
Mizraim, and Phut, and Canaan.

7 And the sons of Cush; Seba, and
Havilah, and Sabtah, and Kaamali, and
Sabtechah: and the sons of Raamah;
Sheba, and Dedan.

u Ex. 28. 12. Lev. 26 42,

45.

Ezek. 16.60.

8 And Cush begat Nimrod: he began
to be a mighty one in the earth.
9 He was a mighty hunter before

ch. 17. 13, 19.

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ch. 10. 6. ↑ Heb. Chenaan. y ch. 5. 32. ch. 10. 32.

1 Chr. 1.4, &c.

a ch. 3. 19,

23.

4. 2.

Prov. 12.11.

b Prov. 20. 1.

1 Cor.10.12.

e Ex. 20, 12. Gal. 6. 1.

d Deut. 27.

16.

Josh. 9. 23. ! Kings 9. 20, 21.

Pa. 144. 15.

Heb. 11. 16.

| Or, servant

to them. Or. persuade.

g Eph. 2. 13,

14.

& 3.6 1998.

2 The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras.

3 And the sons of Gomer; Ashkenaz,
and Riphath, and Togarmah.

4 And the sons of Javan; Elishah, and
Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.

5 By these were the isles of the Gen-
tiles divided in their lands; every one
after his tongue, after their families, in Ps. 72. 10.
their nations.

| Or, as some read it, Redanim.

1

Jer. 2. 10. & 25. 22. Zeph. 2. 11. d1 Chr. 1.8, &c.

a ch. 9. 1, 7.

19.

b1 Chr. 1.5, &c.

cir. 218.

e Jer. 16. 16. Mic. 7. 2.

fch. 6. 11.

VAR. REND.-7V. 19. from these (as from centres) were the whole (people of) the earth spread abroad, Kn. De.-8 V. 20. Or, being a husbandman, began to plant, Luz. De. Schr.--9 V. 23. the upper-garment of their father).-10 Vs. 26, 27. let Canaan be.-11. 27. Let God.- 12 let him.Chap. 10. 1V. 5. From these did (the people of) the seaboard parts of the nations separate themselves, Kn. De.

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