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THE FIRST BOOK OF MOSES,
17 And God set them in the firmament of 1 The creation of heaven and earth, 3 of the
the heaven to give light upon the earth, light, 6 of the firmament, 9 of the earth sepa
18 And to rule over the day and over the rated from the waters, 11 and made fruitful, | night, and to divide the light from the dark14 of the sun, moon, and stars, 20 of fish and ness: and God saw that it was good. fowi, 24 of beasts and cattle, 26 of man in the 19 And the evening and the morning were image of God. 29 Also the appointment of food. the fourth day. IN the beginning God created the heaven 20 And God said, Let the waters bring and the earth.
forth abundantly the moving creature that 2 And the earth was without form, and hath life, and fowl that may fly above the void ; and darkness was upon the face of earth in the open firmament of heaven. ' the deep. And the Spirit of God moved 21 And God created great whales, and every upon the face of the waters.
living creature that moveth, which the waters 3 And God said, Let there be light: and brought forth abundantly, after their kind, there was light.
and every winged fowl after his kind : and 4 And God saw the light, that it was God saw that it was good. good: and God divided the light from the 22 And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitdarkness.
ful, and multiply, and all the waters in the 5 And God called the light Day, and the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth. darkness he called Night. And the evening 23 And the evening and the morning were and the morning were the first day.
the fifth day. 6 And God said, Let there be a firma- 24 | And God said, Let the earth bring ment in the midst of the waters, and let it forth the living creature after his kind, catdivide the waters from the waters,
tle, and creeping thing, and beast of the 7 And God made the firmament, and di- earth after his kind : and it was so. vided the waters which were under the fir- 25 And God made the beast of the earth mament from the waters which were above after his kind, and cattle after their kind, the firmament: and it was so.
and every thing that creepeth upon the 8 And God called the firmament Heaven. earth after his kind : and God saw that it And the evening and the morning were the was good. second day.
26 | And God said, Let us make man in 9 And God said, Let the waters under our image, after our likeness: and let them the heaven be gathered together unto one
have dominion over the fish of the sea, and place, and let the dry land appear: and it over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, was so.
and over all the earth, and over every creep10 And God called the dry land Earth; and ing thing that creepeth upon the earth. the gathering together of the waters called 27 So God created man in his own image, he Seas: and God saw that it was good. in the image of God created he him; male
11 And God said, Let the earth bring forth and female created he them. grass, the herb yielding seed, and the fruit 28 And God blessed them, and God said tree yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and is in itself, upon the earth: and it was so. replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have
12 And the earth brought forth grass, and dominion over the fish of the sea, and over herb yielding seed after his kind, and the tree the fowl of the air, and over every living yielding fruit, whose seed was in itself, after thing that moveth upon
the earth. his kind : and God saw that it was good. 29 | And God said, Behold, I have given
13 And the evening and the morning were you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the third day.
the face of all the earth, and every tree, 14 ( And God said, Let there be lights in in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding the firmament of the heaven to divide the day seed; to you it shall be for meat. from the night; and let them be for signs, 30 And to every beast of the earth, and and for seasons, and for days, and years: to every fowl of the air, and to every thing
15 And let them be for lights in the firma- that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there ment of the heaven to give light upon the is life, I have given every green herb for earth: and it was so.
meat and it was so. 16 And God made two great lights; the 31 And God saw every thing that he had greater light to rule the day, and the lesser made, and, behold, it was very good. And Üght to rule the night: he made the stars the evening and the morning were the sixth also.
The garden of Eden.
The serpent deceiveth Ere. CHAPTER 2
formed every beast of the field, and every • 1 The first_sabbath. 4 The manner of the crea
fowl of the air; and brought them unto tion. 8. The planting of the garden of Eden,
Adam to see what he would call them: and 10 and the river thereof. 17 The tree of know- whatsoever Adam called every living crealedge only forbidden. 19, 20 The naming of the ture, that was the name thereof. creatures. 21 The making of woman, and in- 20 ́And Adam gave names to all cattle, stitution of marriage.
and to the fowl of the air, and to every THUS the heavens and the earth were beast of the field; but for Adam there was
not found an help meet for him. 2 And on the seventh day God ended his 21 And the LORD God caused a deep sleep work which he had made; and he rested on to fall upon Adam, and he slept : and he the seventh day from all his work which he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh had made.
instead thereof; 3 And God blessed the seventh day, and 22 And the rib, which the LORD God had sanctified it: because that in it he had rest- taken from man, made he a woman, and ed from all his work which God created and brought her unto the man. made,
23 And Adam said, This is now bone of 4 1 These are the generations of the hea- my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall vens and of the earth when they were cre- be called Woman, because she was taken out ated, in the day that the LORD God made of Man. the earth and the heavens,
24 Therefore shall a man leave his father, 5 And every plant of the field before it was and his mother, and shall cleave unto his in the earth, and every herb of the field wife: and they shall be one flesh. before it grew: for the LORD God had not 25 And they were both naked, the man and caused it to rain upon the earth, and there his wife, and were not ashamed. was not a man to till the ground.
CHAPTER 3. 6 But there went up a mist from the earth,
1 The serpent deceiveth Eve. 6 Man's shameful and watered the whole face of the ground. fall. 9 God arraigneth them. 14 The serpent 7 And the LORD God formed man of the is cursed. 15 The promised seed. 16 The pundust of the ground, and breathed into his ishment of mankind. 21 Their first clothing. 22 nostrils the breath of life; and man became Their casting out of paradise. a living soul.
8 T Ånd the LORD God planted a garden any beast of the field which the LORD eastward in Eden; and there he put the man God had made. And he said unto the wowhom he had formed.
man, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat 9 And out of the ground made the LORD of every tree of the garden? God to grow every tree that is pleasant to 2 And the woman said unto the serpent, We the sight, and good for food; the tree of may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden: life also in the midst of the garden, and 3 But of the fruit of the tree which is in the tree of knowledge of good and evil.
the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye 10 And a river went out of Eden to water shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch the garden; and from thence it was parted, it, lest ye die. and became into four heads.
4 And the serpent said unto the woman, 11 The name of the first is Pison: that Ye shall not surely die: is it which compasseth the whole land of 5 For God doth know that in the day ye eat Havilah, where there is gold:
thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and 12 And the gold of that lane is good: there ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil. is bdellium and the onyx stone.
6 And when the woman saw that the tree 13 And the name of the second river is was good for food, and that it was pleasant Gihon: the same is it that compasseth the to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make whole land of Ethiopia.
one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and 14 And the name of the third river is did eat, and gave also unto her husband Hiddekel: that is it which goeth toward with her; and he did eat. the east of Assyria. And the fourth river 7 And the eyes of them both were opened, is Euphrates.
and they knew that they were naked; and 15 And the LORD God took the man, and they sewed fig leaves together, and made put him into the garden of Eden to dress themselves aprons. it and to keep it.
8 And they heard the voice of the LORD. 16 And the LORD God commanded the man, God walking in the garden in the cool of saying, Of every tree of the garden thou may the day: and Adam and his wife hid themest freely eat:
selves from the presence of the LORD God 17 But of the tree of the knowledge of amongst the trees of the garden. good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for 9 And the LORD God called unto Adan, in the day that thou eatest thereof thou and said unto him, Where art thou ? shalt surely die.
10 And he said, I heard thy voice in the 18 1 And the LORD God said, It is not ligarden, and I was afraid, because I was good that the man should be alone; I will paked; and I hid myself. make him an help meet for him.
11 And he said, Who told thee that thou 19 And out of the ground the LORD God wast naked ? Hast thou eaten of the tree,
Ü Punishment of mankind.
The murder of Abel. ery whereof I commanded thee that thou 4 And Abel, he also brought of the firstat shouldest not eat?
lings of his flock and of the fat thereof. DI 12 And the man said, The woman whom And the LORD had respect unto Abel and ea thou gavest to be with me, she gave me of to his offering: the tree, and I did eat.
5 But unto Cain and to his offering he tle
13 And the LORD God said unto the wo- had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, en man, What is this that thou hast done? and his countenance fell. Ta And the woman said, The serpent beguiled 6 And the LORD said unto Cain, Why art me, and I did eat.
thou wroth ? : and why is thy countenance eej 14 And the LORD God said unto the serpent, fallen? htBecause thou hast done this, thou art curs- 7 If thou doest well, shalt thou not be acest ed above all cattle, and above every beast of cepted ? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth
the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and at the door. And unto thee shall be his al dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life: desire, and thou shalt rule over him. nd
15 And I will put enmity between thee 8 And Cain talked with Abel his brother:
and the woman, and between thy seed and and it came to pass, when they were in the of her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou field, that Cain rose up against Abel his all shalt bruise his heel.
brother, and slew him. ut 16 Unto the woman he said, I will greatly 9. And the LORD said unto Cain, Where
multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; is Abel thy brother? And he said, I know er
in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; not: Am I my brother's keeper ? is
and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and 10 And he said, What hast thou done? the he shal rule over thee.
voice of thy brother's blood crieth unto me ad
17 And unto Adam he said, Because thou from the ground. hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and 11 And now art thou cursed from the
hast eaten of the tree, of which I command- earth, which hath opened her mouth to reul ed thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: ceive thy brother's blood from thy hand; at cursed is the ground for thy sake ; in sorrow 12 When thou tillest the ground, it shall
shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life; not henceforth yield unto thee her strength; 22
18 Thorns also and thistles shall it bring a fugitive and a vagabond shalt thou be in
forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb the earth. 21 of the field;
13 And Cain said unto the LORD, My pun19 In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat ishment is greater than I can bear.
bread, till thou return unto the ground; for 14 Behold, thou hast driven me out this t
out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, day from the face of the earth; and from and unto dust shalt thou return.
thy face shall I be hid; and I shall be a 2 20 And Adam called his wife's name Eve; fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; and
because she was the mother of all living. it shall come to pass, that every one that
21 Unto Adam also and to his wife did the findeth me shall slay me. LORD God make coats of skins, and clothed 15 And the LORD said unto him, Therefore them.
whosoever slayeth Cain, vengeance shall be 22 4 And the LORD God said, Behold, the taken on him sevenfold. And the LORD set man is become as one of us, to know good a mark upon Cain, lest any finding him
and evil: and now, lest he put forth his should kill him. - hand, and take also of the tree of life, and 16 And Cain went out from the presence eat, and live for ever:
of the LORD, and dwelt in the land of Nod, 23 Therefore the LORD God sent him forth on the east of Eden. from the garden of Eden, to till the ground 17 And Cain knew his wife; and she confrom whence he was taken.
ceived, and bare Enoch: and he builded a 24 So he drove out the man; and he placed city, and called the name of the city, after at the east of the garden of Eden Cherubims, the name of his son, Enoch. and a flaming sword which turned every 18 And unto Enoch was born Irad: and way, to keep the way of the tree of life.
Trad begat Mehujael: and Mehujael begat
Methusael: and Methusael begat Lamech. CHAPTER 4.
19 | And Lamech took unto him two 1 The birth, trade, and religion of Cain and wives: the name of the one was Adah, and
Abel. 8 The murder of Abel. 11 The curse the name of the other Zillah.
ther of such as dwell in tents, and of such 26 and Enos.
as have cattle. ND Adam knew Eve his wife; and she 21 And his brother's name was Jubal: he
conceived, and bare Cain, and said, I was the father of all such as handle the have gotten a man from the LORD.
harp and organ. 2 And she again bare his brother Abel. 22 And Zillah, she also bare Tubal-cain, an And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain instructer of every artificer in brass and iron: was a tiller of the ground.
and the sister of Tubal-cain was Naamah. 3 And in process of time it came to pass, 23 And Lamech said unto his wives, Adah that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground and Zillah, Hear my voice; ye wives of Laan offering unto the LORD.
mech, hearken unto my speech: for I have
Genealogy of the patriarchs. GENESIS, 4. The wickedness of the world. slain a man to my wounding, and a young begat Methuselah three hundred years, and man to my hurt.
begat sons and daughters : 24 If Cain shall be avenged sevenfold, truly 23 And all the days of Enoch were three Lamech seventy and sevenfold.
hundred sixty and five years : 25 And Adam knew his wife again; and 24 And Enoch walked with God: and he she bare a son, and called his name Seth: was not; for God took him. For God, said she, hath appointed me an- 25 And Methuselah lived an hundred eighty other seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew. and seven years, and begat Lamech:
26 And to Seth, to him also there was 26 And Methuselah lived after he begat Laborn a son; and he called his name Enos: mech seven hundred eighty and two years, then began men to call upon the name of and begat sons and daughters : the LORD.
27 And all the days of Methuselah were CHAPTER 5.
nine hundred sixty and nine years: and he 1 The genealogy, age, and death of the patri
died. archs from Adam unto Noah. 2. The godli- 28 | And Lamech lived an hundred eighty ness and translation of Enoch.
and two years, and begat a son: THIS is the book of the generations of 29 And he called his name Noah, saying,
This same shall comfort us concerning our man, in the likeness of God made he him; work and toil of our hands, because of the
2 Male and female created he them; and ground which the LORD hath cursed. blessed them, and called their name Adam, 30 And Lamech lived after he begat Noah in the day when they were created.
five hundred ninety and five years, and begat 3 1 And Adam lived an hundred and thirty sons and daughters : years, and begat a son in his own likeness, 31 And all the days of Lamech were seven after his image; and called his name Seth : hundred seventy and seven years; and he
4 And the days of Adam after he had be- died. gotten Seth were eight hundred years: and 32 And Noah was five hundred years old : he begat sons and daughters:
and Noah begat Shem, Ham, and Japheth. 5 And all the days that Adam lived were nine hundred and thirty years: and he died.
CHAPTER 6. 6 And Seth lived an hundred and five 1 The wickedness of the world, which provoked years, and begat Enos:
God's wrath, and caused the flood. 8 Noah 7 And Seth lived after he begat Enos eight findeth grace. 14 The order, jorm, and end hundred and seven years, and begat sons
of the ark. and daughters:
ND it came to pass, when men began to 8 And all the days of Seth were nine hun- multiply on the face of the earth, and dred and twelve years: and he died.
daughters were born unto them, 9 1 And Enos lived ninety years, and begat 2 That the sons of God saw the daughters Cainan :
of men that they' were fair; and they took 10 And Enos lived after he begat Cainan them wives of all which they chose. eight hundred and fifteen years, and begat 3 And the LORD said, My spirit shall not sons and daughters :
always strive with man, for that he also is 11 And all the days of Enos were nine flesh : yet his days shall be an hundred and hundred and five years : and he died.
twenty years. 12 I And Cainan lived seventy years, and 4 There were giants in the earth in those begat Mahalaleel :
days; and also after that, when the sons 13 And Cainan lived after he begat Ma- of God came in unto the daughters of men, halaleel eight hundred and forty years, and and they bare children to them, the same begat sons and daughters :
became mighty men which were of old, men 14 And all the days of Cainan were nine of renown. hundred and ten years: and he died.
5 | And GOD saw that the wickedness of 15 | And Mahalaleel lived sixty and five man was great in the earth, and that every years, and begat Jared :
imagination of the thoughts of his heart 16 And Mahalaleel lived after he begat was only evil continually. Jared eight hundred and thirty years, and 6 And it repented the LORD that he had begat sons and daughters :
made man on the earth, and it grieved him 17 And all the days of Mahalaleel were at his heart. eight hundred ninety and five years : and 7 And the LORD said, I will destroy man he died.
whom I have created from the face of the 18 1 And Jared lived an hundred sixty earth; both man, and beast, and the creepand two years, and he begat Enoch:
ing thing, and the fowls of the air; for it 19 And Jared lived after he begat Enoch repenteth me that I have made them. eight hundred years, and begat sons and 8 But Noah found grace in the eyes of daughters:
the LORD. 20 And all the days of Jared were nine 9 | These are the generations of Noah : hundred sixty and two years: and he died. Noah was a just man and perfect in his
21 | And Enoch lived sixty and Ave years, generations, and Noah walked with God. and begat Methuselah :
10 And Noah begat three sons, Shem, Ham, 22 And Enoch walked with God after he and Japheth.