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HOLY SCRIPTURES.

GENESIS.

CHAPTER 1.

| 13 And I, God, called the dry land History of the creatim.

earth; and the gathering together of A ND it came to pass, that the Lord the waters called I the sea. A spake unto Moses, saying, Be- 14 And I, God, saw that all things hold. I reveal unto you concerning which I had made were good. this heaven and this earth; write the 15 And I, God, said, Let the earth words which I speak.

bring forth grass; the herb yielding 2 I am the Beginning and the End; seed; the fruit tree yielding fruit the Almighty God. By mine Only after his kind; and the tree yielding Begotten I created these things. fruit, whose seed should be in itself,

3 Yea, in the beginning I created upon the earth ; and it was so, even the heaven, and the earth upon which as I spake. thou standest.

16 And the earth brought forth 4 And the earth was without form, grass; every herb yielding seed after and void ; and I caused darkness to his kind; and the tree yielding fruit, come up upon the face of the deep. whose seed should be in itself, after

5 And my Spirit moved upon the his kind. face of the water, for I am God. 17 And I, God, saw that all things

6 And I, God, said, Let there be which I had made were good. And light, and there was light.

the evening and morning were the 7 And I, God, saw the light, and third day. that light was good. And I, God, 18 And I, God, said, Let there be divided the light from the darkness. lights in the firmament of the heaven,

8 And I, God, called the light day, to divide the day from the night; and the darkness I called night. and let them be for signs and for And this I did by the word of my seasons, and for days and for years; power; and it was done as I spake. and let them be for lights in the firAnd the evening and the morning maient of the heaven, to give light were the first day.

upon the earth; and it was so. 9 And again, I, God, said, Let there 19 And I, God, made two great be a firinament in the midst of the lights; the greater light to rule the water: and it was so, even as I spake. / day, and the lesser light to rule the And I said, Let it divide the waters night; and the greater light was the fron the waters; and it was done. sun, and the lesser light was the

10 And I, God, made the firmament, moon. and divided the waters; yea, the 20 And the stars also were made, great waters under the firmament, even according to my word; and I, from the waters which were above the God, set them in the firmament of the firmament; and it was so, even as I heaven, to give light upon the earth; spake.

and the sun to rule over the day, and 11 And I, God, called the firmament the moon to rule over the night, and heaven. And the evening and the to divide the light from the darkness. morning were the second day.

21 And I, God, saw that all things 12 And I, God, said, Let the waters which I had made were good. And under the heaven be gathered together the evening and the morning were unto one place; and it was so. And the fourth day. I, God, said, Let there be dry land; | 22 And I, God, said, Let the waters upd it was so.

bring forth abundantly, the moving

creature that hath life, and fowl | shall be given every clean herb for which may fly above the eartb, in the meat; and it was so, even as I spake. open firmament of heaven.

| 33 And I, God, saw everything 23 And I, God, created great whales, that I had made, and behold, all and every living creature that moveth, things which I had made were very which the waters brought forth good. And the evening and the ubundantly, after their kind; and morning were the sixth day. every winged fowl, after his kind.

CHAPTER II. 24 And I, God, saw that all things the history of the creatim comtinued-Mar. which I had created were good ; and riage instituted - The day of rest. I, God, blessed them, saying, Be fruit-M HUS the heaven and the earth ful, and multiply, and fill the waters 1 were finished, and all the host of in the sea, and let fowl multiply in them. the earth. And the evening and the 2 And on the seventh day, I, God, morning were the fifth day.

ended my work, and all things which 25 And I, God, said, Let the earth I had made; and I rested on the bring forth the living creature, after seventh day from all my work; and his kind; cattle and creeping things, all things which I had made were and beasts of the earth, after their finished. And I, God, saw that they kind; and it was so.

were good. 26 And I, God, made the beasts of the 3 And I, God, blessed the seventh earth, after their kind; and cattle day, and sanctified it, because that after their kind; and everything in it I had rested from all my work, which creepeth upon the earth, after which I, God, had created and made. his kind. “And I, God, saw that all 4 And now, behold, I say unto you, these things were good.

that these are the generations of tho 27 And I, God, said unto mine Only | heaven, and of the earth, when they Begotten, which was with me from were created in the day that I the the beginning, Let us make man in Lord God made the heaven and the our image, after our likeness; and it earth, and every plant of the field was so.

before it was in the earth, and every 28 And I, God, said, Let them have herb of the field before it grew; dominion over the fishes of the sea, 5 For I, the Lord God, created all and over the fowl of the air, and over things of which I have spoken, the cattle, and over all the earth, and spiritually, before they over every creeping thing that creep- rally upon the face of the earth ; for eth upon the earth.

I, the Lord God, had not caused it 29 Ånd I, God, created man in inine to rain upon the face of the earth. own image, in the image of mine Only | 6 And I, the Lord God, had created Begotten created I him; male and all the children of men, and not yet female created I them.

a man to till the ground, for in hea, 30 And I, God, blessed them, and ven created I them, and there was said unto them, Be fruitful, and multi- not yet flesh upon the ea ply, and replenish the earth, and in the water, neither in the air; subdue it; and bave dominion over 7 But I, the Lord God, spake, and the fish of the sea, and over the fowl there went up a mist from the earth, of the air, and over every living and watered the whole face of the thing that moveth upon the earth, ground.

31 And I, God, said unto man, Be- 8 And I, the Lord God, formed man hold, I have given you every herb, from the dust of tbe ground, and bearing seed, which is upon the face breathed into his nostrils the breath of all the earth; and every tree in of life ; and man became a living the which sball be the fruit of a tree, soul; the first flesh upon the earth, yielding seed; to you it shall be for the first man also; meat.

| 9 Nevertheless, all things were be32 And to every beast of the earth, fore created, but spiritually were and to every fowl of the air, and to they created and made, according to everything that creepeth upon the my word. earth, wherein I grant life, there io And I, the Lord God, planted a gånden eastward in Eden; and there Lord God, formed every beast of the I put the man whom I had formed. field, and every fowl of the air; and

11 And out of the ground, made I, commanded that they should come the Lord God, to grow every tree ne- unto Adam, to see what he would call turally, that is pleasant to the sight them. of man, and man could behold it, 26 And they were also living souls; and it became also a living soul ; for for I, God, breathed into them the it was spiritual in the day that I breath of life, and commanded that created it; for it remaineth in the whatsoever Adam called every living sphere in which I, God, created it; creature, that should be the name yes, even all things which I prepared thereof. for the use of man; and man saw 27 And Adam gave names to all that it was good for food.

cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and 12 And I, the Lord God, planted to every heast of the field; but as the tree of life also, in the midst of for Adam, there was not found an the garden; and also the tree of help meet for him. knowledge of good and evil.

28 And I, the Lord God, caused a 13 And I, the Lord God, caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and river to go out of Eden, to water the he slept, and I took one of his ribs, garden; and from thence it was and closed up the flesh in the stead parted, and became into four heads. thereof; and the rib, which I, the

14 And I, the Lord God, called the Lord God had taken from man, made Dame of the first Pison, and it com- I a woman, and brought her unto the passeth the whole land of Havilah, man. where I, the Lord, created much 29 And Adam said, This I know gold; and the gold of that land was now is bone of my bones, and flesh good, and there was bdellium, and of my flesh. She shall be called wothe onyx stone.

man, because she was taken out of 15 And the name of the second man. river was called Gihon, the same that 30 Therefore shall a man leave his compasseth the whole land of Ethio- | father and his mother, and shall pia.

cleave unto his wife; and they shall 16 And the name of the third river be one flesh. was Hiddekel, that which goeth to 31 And they were both naked, the ward the east of Assyria

man and his wife, and were not 17 And the fourth river was Eu- / ashamed. phrates.

CILAPTER III. 18 And I, the Lord God, took the

Rebellion of SatanMon's agency, temptaman, and put him into the garden

tion and fall. of Eden, to dress it, and to keep it. I AND I, the Lord God, spake unto

19 And I, the Lord God, com A Moses, saying, That Satan whom manded the man, saying, Of every thou hast commanded in the name tree of the garden thou mayest freely of mine Only Begotten, is the same eat;

which was from the beginning; 20 But of the tree of the knowledge 2 And he came before me, saying, of good and evil, thou shalt not eat Behold I, send me, I will be thy Son, of it:

and I will redeem all mankind, that 21 Nevertheless, thou mayest choose one soul shall not be lost, and surely, for thyrelf, for it is given unto thee; I will do it; wherefore, give me thine but remember that I forbid it; honour.

22 For in the day thou eatest thereof 3 But behold, my beloved Son, thou shalt surely die.

which was my beloved and chosen 23 And I, the Lord God, said unto from the beginning, said unto me; mine Only Begotten, that it was Father, thy will be done, and the aot good that the man should be glory be thine for ever. alone ;

4 Wherefore, because that Satan 24 Wherefore, I will make an help rebelled against me, and souglit to meet for him.

destroy the agency of man, which I, 25 And out of the ground, I the l the Lord God, bad given him; and

also that I should give unto him afraid, because I beheld that I was mnine own power; by the power of naked, and I hid myself. inine Only Begotten I caused that 16 And I, the Lord God, said unto he should be cast down, and he be- Adam, Who told thee inat thou wast came Satan;

naked ? Hast thou eaten of the tree 5 Yea, even the devil, the father of | whereof I commanded thee that thou all lies, to deceive, and to blind men, shouldst not eat, if so thou shouldst and to lead them captive at his will, surely die? even as many as would not hearken 17 And the man said, The woman unto my voice.

whom thou gavest me, and com6 And now, the serpent was more manded that she should remain with subtle than any beast of the field, me, she gave me of the fruit of the which I, the Lord God, bad made. tree, and I did eat.

7 And Satan put it into the heart 18 And I, the Lord God, said unto of the serpent, for he had drawn the woman, What is this thing which away many after him; and he sought thou hast done? also to beguile Eve, for he knew not 19 And the woman said, The serthe mind of God; wherefore, he pent beguiled me, and I did eat. sought to destroy the world.

20 And I, the Lord God, said unto 8 And he said unto the woman, Yea, the serpent, Because thou hast done hath God said, Ye shall not eat of this, thou shalt be cursed above all every tree of the garden. And he cattle, and above every beast of the spake by the mouth of the serpent. field; upon thy belly shalt thou go,

9 And the woman said unto the and dust shalt thou eat all the days serpent, We may eat of the fruit of of thy life; the trees of the garden; but of the 21 And I will put enmity between fruit of the tree which thou beholdest thee and the woman; between thy in the midst of the garden, God seed and her seed; and he shall hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, nei- | bruise thy head, and thou shalt ther shall ye touch it, lest ye die. bruise his heel

10 And the serpent said unto the 22 Unto the woman, I, the Lord woman, Ye shall not surely die; for God, said, I will greatly multiply thy God doth know, that in the day ye sorrow, and thy conception; in soreat thereof, then your eyes shall be row thou shalt bring forth children, opened, and ye shall be as gods, and thy desire shall be to thy husknowing good and evil.

band, and he shall rule over thee. 11 And when the woman saw that 23 And unto Adam, I, the Lord the tree was good for food, and that God, said, Because thou hast hearkit became pleasant to the eyes, and a ened unto the voice of thy wife, and

hast eaten of the fruit of the tree, of she took of the fruit thereof, and did which I cominanded thee, saying, eat; and gave also unto her husband Thou shalt not eat of it, cursed shall with her, and he did eat.

be the ground for thy sake; in sorrow 12 And the eyes of them both were shalt thou eat of it all the days of opened, and they knew that they thy life; had been naked; and they sewed figl 24 Thorns also and thistles shall it leaves together, and made themselves bring forth to thee; and thou shalt aprons.

eat the herb of the field; 13 And they heard the voice of the 25 By the sweat of thy face shalt Lord God, as they were walking in thou eat bread, until thou sbalt the garden, in the cool of the day. return unto the ground, for thou

14 And Adam and his wife went to shalt surely die; for out of it wast bide themselves from the presence of thou taken, for dust thou wast, and the Lord God, amongst the trees of | unto dust shalt thou return. the garden.

26 And Adam called his wife's namo 15 And I, the Lord God, called unto Eve, because she was the mother of Adam, and said unto him, where all living; for thus have I, the Lurd goest thou? And he said, I heard | God, called the first of all women, thy voice, in the garden, and I was which are many.

27 Unto Adam, and also unto his 5 And he gave unto them commandwife, did I, the Lord God, make coats ments, that they should worship the of sking, and clothed them.

Lord their God; and should offer the 28 And I, the Lord God, said unto firstlings of their flocks for an offermine Only Begotten, Behold, the man ing unto the Lord. is become as one of us, to know good 6 And Adam was obedient unto the and evil; and now, lest he put forthcommandments of the Lord. And his band, and partake also of the after many days, an angel of the tree of life, and eat, and live forever; Lord appeared unto Adam, saying,

29 Therefore, I, the Lord God, will | Why dost thou offer sacrifices unto send him forth from the garden of the Lord ? And Adam said unto him, Eden, to till the ground from whence I know not, save the Lord commandhe was taken ;

ed me. 30 For, as I, the Lord God, liveth, 7 And then the angel spake, saying, even so my words cannot return void, This thing is a similitude of the sacfor, as they go forth out of my mouth, rifice of the Only Begotten of the they must be fulfilled.

Father, which is full of grace and 31 So I drove out the man, and truth; I placed at tbe east of the garden 8 Wherefore, thou shalt do all that of Eden, cherubim, and a faming thou doest, in the name of the Son. sword, which turned every way, to And thou shalt repent, and call upon keep the way of the tree of life. God, in the name of the Son for ever

32" (And these are the words which | more. I spake unto my servant Moses. And 9 And in that day, the Holy Ghost they are true, even as I will.

fell upon Adam, which beareth re33 And I have spoken them unto cord of the Father and the Son, may. you. See thou show them unto no ing, I am the Only Begotten of the man, until I command you, except Father from the beginning, hencethey that believe.) Amen.

forth and for ever; that, as thou hast CHAPTER IV.

fallen, thou mayest be redeemed, Sons and daughters born to Adam-Offering

and all mankind, even as many as of eacrifices Redemptin declared Satan

wil. estranges man from God.

10 And in that day Adam blessed AND it came to pass, that after I, God, and was filled, and began to A the Lord God, had driven them prophesy concerning all the families out, that Adam began to till the of the earth; saying, Blessed be the earth, and to have dominion over all name of God, for, because of my the beasts of the field, and to eat his transgression my eyes are opened, bread by the sweat of his brow, as I, and in this life I shall have joy, and the Lord had commanded him; and again, in the flesh I shall see God. Eve also, his wife, did labour with i1 And Eve, his wife, heard all him.

these things and was glad, saying, 2 And Adam knew his wife, and were it not for our transgression, we sbe bare unto him sons and daugh- never should have had seed, and ters, and they began to multiply, never should have known good and and to replenish the earth.

evil, and the joy of our redemption, 3 And from that time forth, the song and the eternal life which God giveth and daughters of Adam began to unto all the obedient. divide, two and two, in the land, and 12 And Adam and Eve blessed the to till the land, and to tend flocks; name of God; and they made all and they also begat sons and daugh-things known unto their sons and tere.

their daughters. 4 And Adam called upon the name 13 And Satan came among them, of tbe Lord, and Eve also, his wife; saying, I am also a son of God, and and they heard the voice of the Lord, he commanded them, saying, Believe from the way towards the garden of it not. And they believed it not ; Eden, speaking unto them, and they and they loved Satan more than Gud. saw him not; for they were shut out | And men began from that time forth from his presence.

| to be carnal, sensual and devilish.

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