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The flood. 11 The earth also was corrupt before God, 7 And Noah went in, and his sons, and and the earth was filled with violence.

his wife, and his sons' wives with him, into : 12 And God looked upon the earth, and, the ark, because of the waters of the flood. behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had cor- 8 Of clean beasts, and of beasts that are rupted his way upon the earth.

not clean, and of fowls, and of every thing 13 And God said unto Noah, The end of that creepeth upon the earth, all flesh is come before me; for the earth 9 There went in two and two unto Noah is illed with violence through them; and, into the ark, the male and the female, as behold, I will destroy them with the earth. God had commanded Noah.

14 I Make thee an ark of gopher wood; 10 And it came to pass after seven days, rooms shalt thou make in the ark, and shalt that the waters of the flood were upon tho pitch it within and without with pitch.

15 And this is the fashion which thou shalt 11 In the six hundredth year of Noah's
make it of: The length of the ark shall be life, in the second month, the seventeenth
three hundred cubits, the breadth of it fifty day of the month, the same day were all the
cubits, and the height of it thirty cubits. fountains of the great deep broken up, and

16 A window shalt thou make to the ark, the windows of heaven were opened.
and in a cubit shalt thou finish it above; 12 And the rain was upon the earth forty
and the door of the ark shalt thou set in the days and forty nights.
side thereof; with lower, second, and third 13 In the selfsame day entered Noah, and
stories shalt thou make it.

Shem, and Ham, and Japheth, the sons of
17 And, behold, I, even I, do bring a flood Noah, and Noah's wife, and the three wives
of waters upon the earth, to destroy all flesh, of his sons with them, into the ark;
wherein is the breath of life, from under hea- 14 They, and every beast after his kind,
ven; and every thing that is in the earth and all the cattle after their kind, and every
shall die.

creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth 18 But with thee will I establish my co- after his kind, and every fowl after his kind, venant; and thou shalt come into the ark, every bird of every sort. thou, and thy sons, and thy wife, and thy 15 And they went in unto Noah into the sons' wives with thee.

ark, two and two of all flesh, wherein is the 19 And of every living thing of all flesh, two breath of of every sort shalt thou bring into the ark, 16 And they that went in, went in male and to keep them alive with thee; they shall be female of all flesh, as God had commanded male and female.

him: and the LORD shut him in.
20 Of fowls after their kind, and of cattle 17 And the flood was forty days upon the
after their kind, of every creeping thing of earth; and the waters increased, and bare
the earth after his kind, two of every sort up the ark, and it was lift up above the
shall come unto thee, to keep them alive. earth.

21 And take thou unto thee of all food 18 And the waters prevailed, and were in-
that is eaten, and thou shalt gather it to creased greatly upon the earth; and the ark
thee; and it shall be for food for thee, and went upon the face of the waters.
for them.

19 And the waters prevailed exceedingly 22 Thus did Noah; according to all that upon the earth; and all the high hills, God commanded him, so did he.

that were under the whole heaven, were

covered. CHAPTER 7.

20 Fifteen cubits upward did the waters 1 Noah, with his family, and the living crea- prevail; and the mountains were covered.

tures, enter into the ark. 17 The beginning, 21 And all flesh died that moved upon increase, and continuance of the flood.

the earth, both of fowl, and of cattle, and ND the LORD said unto Noah, Come thou of beast, and of every creeping thing that

creepeth upon the earth, and every man: thee have I seen righteous before me in this 22 All in whose nostrils was the breath of generation.

life, of all that was in the dry land, died. 2 of every clean beast thou shalt take to 23. And every living substance was destroy. thee by sevens, the male and his female: ed which was upon the face of the ground, and of beasts that are not clean by two, the both man, and cattle, and the creeping things, male and his female.

and the fowl of the heaven; and they were 3 of fowls also of the air by sevens, the destroyed from the earth: and Noah only male and the female; to keep seed alive remained alive, and they that were with him upon the face of all the earth.

in the ark,
4 For yet seven days, and I will cause it 24 And the waters prevailed upon the earth
to rain upon the earth forty days and forty an hundred and fifty days.
nights; and every living substance that I

have made will I destroy from off the face
of the earth.

1 The waters asswage. 4 The ark resteth on Ara5 And Noah did according unto all that

rat. 7 The raven and the dove. 15 Noah, being commanded, 18 goeti

the ark. 20 He the LORD commanded him.

buildeth an altar, and offereth sacrifice, 21 6 And Noah was six hundred years old when which God accepteth, and promiseth to curse the iood of waters was upon the earth.

the earth no more.

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Covenant of the rainbou. ND God remembered Noah, and every of every clean fowl, and offered burnt offer

ings on the altar. was with him in the ark: and God made a 21 And the LORD smelled a sweet savour; wind to pass over the earth, and the waters and the LORD said in his heart, I will not asswaged;

again curse the ground any more for man's 2. The fountains also of the deep and the sake; for the imagination of man's heart is windows of heaven were stopped, and the evil from his youth; neither will I again rain from heaven was restrained ;

smite any more every thing living, as I have 3 And the waters returned from off the done. earth continually: and after the end of 22 While the earth remaineth, seedtime and the hundred and fifty days the waters were harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and abated.

winter, and day and night shall not cease. 4 And the ark rested in the seventh month,

CHAPTER 9. on the seventeenth day of the month, upon

1 God blesseth Noah. 4 Blood and murder are the mountains of Ararat.

forbidden. 8 God's covenant, 13 signified by 5 And the waters decreased continually un- the rainbow. 18 Noah replenisheth the world, til the tenth month : in the tenth month, on

20 planteth a vineyard, 21 is drunken, and the first day of the month, were the tops of mocked of his son, 25 curseth Canaan, 26 blessthe mountains seen.

eth Shem, 27 prayeth for Japheth, 29 and 6 | And it came to pass at the end of dieth.

God , of the ark which he had made:

7 And he sent forth a raven, which went tiply, and replenish the earth. forth to and fro, until the waters were dried 2 And the fear of you and the dread of up from off the earth.

you shall be upon every beast of the earth, 8 Also he sent forth a dove from him, to and upon every fowl of the air, upon all see if the waters were abated from off the that moveth upon the earth, and upon all face of the ground;

the fishes of the sea; into your hand are 9 But the dove found no rest for the sole they delivered. of her foot, and she returned unto him into 3 Every moving thing that liveth shall be the ark, for the waters were on the face of meat for you ; even as the green herb have the whole earth: then he put forth his hand, I given you all things. and took her, and pulled her in unto him 4 But flesh with the life thereof, which is into the ark.

the blood thereof, shall ye not eat. 10 And he stayed yet other seven days; and 5 And surely your blood of your lives will again he sent forth the dove out of the ark; I require; at the hand of every beast will

11 And the dove came in to him in the I require it, and at the hand of man; at the evening; and, lo, in her mouth was an olive hand of every man's brother will I require leaf pluckt off: so Noah knew that the wa- the life of man. ters were abated from off the earth.

6 Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man 12 And he stayed yet other seven days; shall his blood be shed : for in the image of and sent forth the dove; which returned God made he man. not again unto him any more.

7 And you, be ye fruitful, and multiply; 13 And it came to pass in the six hun- bring forth abundantly in the earth, and dredth and first year, in the first month, the multiply therein. first day of the month, the waters were dried 8 And God spake unto Noah, and to his up from off the earth: and Noah removed sons with him, saying, the covering of the ark, and looked, and, 9 And I, behold, I establish my covenant behold, the face of the ground was dry. with you, and with your seed after you;

14 And in the second month, on the seven 10 Ånd with every living creature that is and twentieth day of the month, was the with you, of the fowl, of the cattle, and of earth dried.

every beast of the earth with you; from all 15 4 And God spake unto Noah, saying, that go out of the ark, to every beast of 16 Go forth of the ark, thou, and thy wife, the earth. and thy sons, and thy sons' wives with thee. 11 And I will establish my covenant with

17 Bring forth with thee every living thing you; neither shall all flesh be cut off any that is with thee, of all flesh, both of fowl, more by the waters of a flood; neither and of cattle, and of every creeping thing shall there any more be a flood to destroy that creepeth upon the earth; that they the earth. may breed abundantly in the earth, and be 12 And God said, This is the token of the fruitful, and multiply upon the earth.

covenant which I make between me and you 18 And Noah went forth, and his sons, and and every living creature that is with you, bis wife, and his sons' wives with him:

for perpetual generations : 19 Every beast, every creeping thing, and 13 1 do set my bow in the cloud, and it every fowl, and whatsoever creepeth upon shall be for a token of a covenant between the earth, after their kinds, went forth out me and the earth. of the ark.

14 And it shall come to pass, when I bring 20 | And Noah builded an altar unto the a cloud over the earth, that the bow shal LORD; and took of every clean beast, and be seen in the cloud ;

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The generations of Noah.


The sons of Shem. 15 And I will remember my covenant, which 8 And Cush begat Nimrod : he began to is between me and you and every living be a mighty one in the earth. creature of all flesh; and the waters shall 9 He was a mighty hunter before the LORD: no more become a flood to destroy all flesh. wherefore it is said, Even as Nimrod the

16 And the bow shall be in the cloud; and mighty hunter before the LORD. I will look upon it, that I may remember zo And the beginning of his kingdom was the everlasting covenant between God and Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, every living creature of all flesh that is up- in the land of Shinar. on the earth.

11 Out of that land went forth Asshur, and 17 And God said unto Noah, This is the builded Nineveh, and the city Rehoboth, token of the covenant, which I have esta- and Calah, blished between me and all flesh that is 12 And Resen between Nineveh and Calah : upon the earth.

the same is a great city. 18 1 And the sons of Noah, that went forth 13 And Mizraim begat Ludim, and Anaof the ark, were Shem, and Ham, and Ja- mim, and Lehabim, and Naphtuhim, pheth: and Ham is the father of Canaan. 14 And Pathrusim, and Casluhim, (out of

19 These are the three sons of Noah: and whom came Philistim,) and Caphtorim. of them was the whole earth overspread. 15 | And Canaan begat Sidon his first

20 And Noah began to be an husbandman, born, and Heth, and he planted a vineyard :

16 And the Jebusite, and the Amorite, and 21 And he drank of the wine, and was the Girgasite, drunken; and he was uncovered within his 17 And the Hivite, and the Arkite, and tent

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

families of the Canaanites spread abroad. 23 And Shem and Japheth took a gar- 19 And the border of the Canaanites was ment, and laid it upon both their shoulders, from Sidon, as thou comest to Gerar, unand went backward, and covered the naked- to Gaza; as thou goest, unto Sodom, and ness of their father; and their faces were Gomorrah, and Admah, and Zeboim, even backward, and they saw not their father's unto Lasha. nakedness.

20 These are the sons of Ham, after their 24 And Noah awoke from his wine, and knew families, after their tongues, in their counwhat his younger son had done unto him. tries, and in their nations.

25 And he said, Cursed be Canaan; a servant 21 Unto Shem also, the father of all the of servants shall he be unto his brethren. children of Eber, the brother of Japheth the

26 And he said, Blessed be the LORD God elder, even to him were children born. of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant. 22 The children of Shem; Elam, and As27 God shall enlarge Japheth, and he shall shur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram. dwell in the tents of Shem; and Canaan 23 And the children of Aram; Uz, and shall be his servant.

Hul, and Gether, and Mash. 28 | And Noah lived after the flood three 24 And Arphaxad begat Salah; and Salah hundred and fifty years.

begat Eber. 29 And all the days of Noah were nine 25 And unto Eber were born two sons : hundred and fifty years: and he died.

the name of one was Peleg; for in his days

was the earth divided ; and his brother's CHAPTER 10.

name was Joktan. 1 The generations of Noah, 2 The sons of Ja- 26 And Joktan begat Almodad, and Shepheth. 6 The sons of Ham. 8 Nimrod the first monarch. 21 The Sons of Shem.

leph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah,

27 And Hadoram, and Uzal, and Diklah,

28 And Obal, and Abimael, and Sheba, of Noah, : 29 And Ophir, and Havilah, and Jóbab: unto them were sons born after the flood. all these were the sons of Joktan.

2 The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and Ma- 30 And their dwelling was from Mesha, as gog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and thou goest unto Sephar a mount of the east. Meshech, and Tiras.

31 These are the sons of Shem, after their 3 And the sons of Gomer; Ashkenaz, and families, after their tongues, in their lands, Riphath, and Togarmah.

after their nations. 4 And the sons of Javad; Elishah, and 32 These are the families of the sons of Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.

Noah, after their generations, in their na5 By these were the islas of the Gentiles tions: and by these were the nations divided divided in their lands; every one after his in the earth after the flood. tongue, after their families, in their nations. 6 1 And the sons of Ham; Cush, and Miz

CHAPTER 11. raim, and Phut, and Canaan.

1 one language in the world. 3 The building 7 And the sons of Cush; Seba, and Havi

of Babel. 5 The confusion of tongues. 10 The lah, and Sabtan, and Raamah, and Sab

generations of Shem. 27 The generations of techah: and the sons of Raamah; Sheba, Terah_the father of Abram. 31 Terah goeth and Dedan.

from Ur to Haran.

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God calleth Abram. AN and of one speech. ND the whole earth was of one language, 24 And Nahor lived nine and twenty years,

and begat Terah: 2 And it came to pass, as they journeyed 25 And Nahor lived after he begat Terah from the east, that they found a plain in an hundred and nineteen years, and begat the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there. sons and daughters.

3 And they said one to another, Go to, let 26 And Terah lived seventy years, and be. us make brick, and burn them throughly. gat Abram, Nahor, and Haran. And they had brick for stone, and slime had 27 ( Now these are the generations of they for morter.

Terah: Terah begat Abram, Nahor, and 4 And they said, Go to, let us build us a Haran; and Haran begat Lot. city and a tower, whose top may reach unto 28 And Haran died before his father Te. heaven; and let us make us a name, lest rah in the land of his nativity, in Ur of we be scattered abroad upon the face of the the Chaldees. whole earth.

29 And Abram and Nahor took them wives : 5 And the LORD came down to see the the name of Abram's wifo was Sarai; and city and the tower, which the children of the name of Nahor's wife, Milcah, the daughmen builded.

ter of Haran, the father of Milcah, and tho 6 And the LORD said, Behold, the people father of Iscah. is one, and they have all one language; 30 But Sarai was barren; she had no child. and this they begin to do: and now no- 31 And Terah took Abram his son, and thing will be restrained from them, which Lot the son of Haran his son's son, and they have imagined to do.

Sarai his daughter in law, his son Abram's 7 Go to, let us go down, and there con- wife; and they went forth with them from found their language, that they may not Ur of the Chaldees, to go into the land of understand one another's speech.

Canaan; and they came unto Haran, and 8 So the LORD scattered them abroad from dwelt there. thence upon the face of all the earth : and 32 And the days of Terah were two hundred they left off to build the city.

and five years: and Terah died in Haran. 9 Therefore is the name of it called Babel; because the LORD did there confound the

CHAPTER 12. language of all the earth: and from thence 1 God calleth Abram, and blesseth him with a did the LORD scatter them abroad upon the

promise of Christ. 4 He departeth with Lot

from ran. 6 He journeyeth through Caface of all the earth.

naan, ? which is promised him in a vision. 10 These are the generations of Shem: 10 He is driven by a famine into Egypt. 11 Shem was an hundred years old, and begat Fear maketh him feign his wife to be his Arphaxad two years after the flood :

sister. 14 Pharaoh, having taken her from 11 And Shem lived after he begat Ar- him, by plagues is compelled to restore her. phaxad five hundred years, and begat sons and daughters.

thee out of thy country, and from thy 12 And Arphaxad lived five and thirty kindred, and from thy father's house, unto a years, and begat Salah:

land that I will shew thee: 13 And Arphaxad lived after he begat 2 And I will make of thee a great nation, Salah four hundred and three years, and and I will bless thee, and make thy name begat sons and daughters.

great ; and thou shalt be a blessing: 14 And Salah lived thirty years, and begat 3 And I will bless them that bless thee, Eber:

and curse him that curseth thee: and in 15 And Salah lived after he begat Eber thee shall all families of the earth bo four hundred and three years, and begat blessed. sons and daughters.

4 So Abram departed, as the LORD had 16 And Eber lived four and thirty years, spoken unto him; and Lot went with him: and begat Peleg:

and Abram was seventy and five years old 17 And Eber lived after he begat Peleg when he departed out of Haran. four hundred and thirty years, and begat 5 And Abram took Sarai his wife, and Lot sons and daughters.

his brother's son, and all their substance 18 And Peleg lived thirty years, and begat that they had gathered, and the souls that Reu:

they had gotten in Haran; and they went 19 And Peleg lived after he begat Reu two forth to go into the land of Canaan; and hundred and nine years, and begat sons into the land of Canaan they came. and daughters.

6 | And Abram passed through the land 20 And Reu lived two and thirty years, unto the place of Sichem, unto the plain and begat Serug:

of Moreh. And the Canaanite was then in 21 And Reu lived after he begat Serug two the land. hundred and seven years, and begat sons 7 And the LORD appeared unto Abram, and daughters.

and said, Unto thy seed will I give this 22 And Serug lived thirty years, and begat land: and there builded he an altar unto Nahor:

the LORD, who appeared unto him. 23 And Serug lived after he begat Nahor 8. And he removed from thence unto a two hundred years, and begat sons and mountain on the east of Beth-el, and pitchdaughters.

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Abram and Lot part. Tai on the east: and there be builded an men of Abram's cattle and the herdmen of altar unto the LORD, and called upon the Lot's cattle: and the Canaanite and the name of the LORD.

Perizzite dwelled then in the land. 9 And Abram journeyed, going on still 8 And Abram said unto Lot, Let there be toward the south.

no strife, I pray thee, between me and thee, 10 I And there was a famine in the land: and between my herdmen and thy herdand Abram went down into Egypt to so- men; for we be brethren. journ there; for the famine was grievous 9 Is not the whole land before thee? sein the land.

parate thyself, I pray thee, from me: if thou 11 And it came to pass, when he was come wilt take the left hand, then I will go to the near to enter into Egypt, that he said unto right; or if thou depart to the right hand, Sarai his wife, Behold now, I know that thou then I will go to the left. art a fair woman to look upon:

10 And Lot lifted up his eyes, and behela 12 Therefore it shall come to pass, when all the plain of Jordan, that it' was well the Egyptians shall see thee, that they shall watered everywhere, before the LORD desay, This is his wife: and they will kill me, stroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, even as the but they will save thee alive.

garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt, 13 Say, I pray thee, thou art my sister: as thou comest unto Zoar. that it may be well with me for thy sake; 11 Then Lot chose him all the plain of Jorand my soul shall live because of thee.

dan; and Lot journeyed east: and they se14 And it came to pass, that, wien A- parated themselves the one from the other. bram was come into Egypt, the Egyptians 12 Abram dwelled in the land of Canaan, beheld the woman that she was very fair. and Lot dwelled in the cities of the plain,

15 The princes also of Pharaoh saw her, and pitched his tent toward Sodom. and commended her before Pharaoh: and 13 But the men of Sodom were wicked and the woman was taken into Pharaoh's house. sinners before the LORD exceedingly.

16 And he entreated Abram well for her 14 And the LORD said unto Abram, after sake: and he had sheep, and oxen, and he that Lot was separated from him, Lift up asses, and inenservants, and maidservants, now thine eyes, and look from the place and she asses, and camels.

where thou art northward, and southward, 17 And the LORD plagued Pharaoh and and eastward, and westward : his house with great plagues because of Sarai 15 For all the land which thou seest, to Abram's wife.

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

also be numbered. 19. Why saidst thou, She is my sister? 80 17 Arise, walk through the land in the I might have taken her to me to wife: now length of it and in the breadth of it; for I therefore behold thy wife, take her, and go will give it unto thee. lesbo thy way:

18 Then Abram removed his tent, and 20 And Pharaoh commanded his men con- came and dwelt in the plain of Mamre, which cerning him: and they sent him away, and is in Hebron, and built there an altar unto his wife, and all that he had.


CHAPTER 14. 1 Abram and Lot return out of Egypt. 7 By 1 The battle of four kings against five. 12 Lot

disagreement they part asunder. 10 Lot goeth is taken prisoner. 14 Abram rescueth him. to wicked Sodom. 14 God reneweth the promise 18 Melchizedek blesseth Abram. 20 Abram

to Abram. 18 He removeth to Hebron, and giveth him tithe. 22 The rest of the spoil, his : there buildeth an altar.

partners having had their portions, he restor ND Abram went up out of Egypt, he, eth to the king of Sodom.

ND Lot with him, into the south.

raphel king of Shinar, Arioch king of 2 And Abrarn was very rich in cattle, in Ellasar, Chedorlaomer king of Elam, and silver, and in gold.

Tidal king of nations ; 3 And he went on his journeys from the 2 That these made war with Bera king of south even to Beth-el, unto the place where Sodom, and with Birsha king of Gomorrah, his tent had been at the beginning, between Shinab king of Admah, and Shemeber king Bethel and Hai;:35

of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela, which is 4 Unto the place of the altar, which he Zoar. had made there at the first: and there A- 3 All these were joined together in the vale bram called on the name of the LORD.

of Siddim, which is the salt sea. 51 And Lot also, which went with Abram, 4 Twelve years they served Chodorlaomer, had flocks, and herds, and tents.

and in the thirteenth year they rebelled. 6 And the land was not able to bear them, 5 And in the fourteenth year came Che. that they might dwell together: for their dorlaomer, and the kings that were with substance was great, so that they could not him, and smote the Rephaims in Ashteroth dwell together.

Karnaim, and the Zuzims in Ham, and the 7 And there was a strife between the herd- Emims in Shaveh Kiriathaim,

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