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Lindled against the sons of men, for 14 And the Lord said, I will destroy they will not hearken to my voice. man whom I have created, from tho
4 And it came to pass, that Noah face of the earth, both man and beast, prophesied, and taught the things of and the creeping things, and the fowls God, even as it was in the beginning. of the air;
5 And the Lord said unto Noah, My 15 For it repenteth Noah that I Spirit shall not always strive with have created them, and that I have man, for he shall know that all flesh made them; and he bath called upon shall die, yet his days shall be an me, for they have sought his life. hundred and twenty years; and if 16 And thus Noah found grace in men do not repent, I will send in the the eyes of the Lord; for Noah was floods upon them.
a just man, and perfect in his gene6 And in those days there were ration; and he walked with God, and giants on the earth, and they sought also his three sons, Shem, Ham, and Noah to take away his life;
Japheth. 7 But the Lord was with Noah, and 17 The earth was corrupt before the power of the Lord was upon him; God; and it was filled with violence. and the Lord ordained Noah after bis And God looked upon the earth, and own order, and commanded him that behold, it was corrupt, for all flesh he should go forth and declare his had corrupted its way upon the earth. gospel unto the children of men, even 18 And God said unto Noah, The as it was given unto Enoch.
l end of all fiesh is come before me; 8 And it came to pass that Noah for the earth is filled with violence, called upon the children of men, that and behold, I will destroy all flesh they should repent, but they heark- from off the earth. . ened not unto his words.
19 Make thee therefore, an ark of 9 And also, after that they had gopher wood; rooms shalt thou make heard him, they came up before him, in the ark, and thou shalt pitch it saying, Behold, we are the sons of | within and without with pitch ; God; have we not taken unto our- 20 And the length of the ark thou selves the daughters of men ? and shalt make three hundred cubits; the are we not eating and drinking, and breadth of it fifty cubits; and the marrying and given in marriage? | height of it thirty cubits. and our wives bear unto us children, 21 And windows shalt thou make to and the same are mighty men, which the ark, and in a cubit shalt thou are like unto them of old, men of finish it above; and the door of the great renown. And they hearkened ark shalt thou set in the side thereof; not unto the words of Noah.
lower, second, and third chambers 10 And God saw that the wicked shalt thou make in it. ness of man had become great in the 22 And behold, I, even I will bring earth; and every man was lifted up in a flood of water upon the earth, in the imagination of the thoughts of to destroy all flesh, wherein is the his heart; being only evil continually. breath of life, from under beaven;
11 And it came to pass, that Noah every thing that liveth on the earth continued his preaching unto the shall die. people, saying, Hearken and give 23 But with thee will I establish my heed unto my words, believe and re- covenant, even as I have sworn unto pent of your sing and be baptized in thy father Enoch, the name of Jesus Christ, the Son of terity shall come all nations. God, even as our fathers did, and ye 24 And thou shalt come into the ark, sball receive the Holy Ghost, that ye thou and thy sons, and thy wife, and may have all things made manifest; thy sons' wives with thee.
12 And if you do not this, the floods' 25 And of every living thing of all will come in upon you; nevertheless, flesh, two of every kind shalt thou they hearkened not.
bring into the ark, to keep alive with 13 And it repented Noah, and his thee; they shall be male and female. heart was pained, that the Lord made 26 Or fowls after their kind, and man on the earth, and it grieved him of cattle after their kind, of every at the heart.
I creeping thing of the earth after his
kind; two of every kind shalt thou | with them into the ark; they, and take into the ark, to keep alive. every beast after his kind, and all the
27 And take thou unto thee of all cattle after their kind, and every food that is eaten, and thou shalt creeping thing that creepeth on the gather fruit of every kind unto thee earth, after his kind, and every fowl in the ark, and it shall be for food | after his kind, and every bird of for thee, and for them.
every sort; 28 Tbus did Noah, according to all 38 And they went unto Noah, into that God commanded him.
the ark, two and two of all flesh, 29 And the Lord said unto Noah, wherein is the breath of life; and Come thou and all thy house, into the they that went in, went in male and ark; for thee only bave I seen right- | female of all flesh, as God had comeous before me, in this generation. manded him, and tho Lord shut him
30 Of every clean beast thou shalt | in. take to thee by sevens, the male and 39 And the food was forty days his female; and of beasts that are upon the earth, and the waters innot clean by two, the male and his creased, and bare up the ark, and it female ;
was lifted up above the earth. 31 Of fowls also of the air, by | 40 And the waters prevailed and sevens, the male and his female ; to increased greatly upon the earth, and keep seed alive upon the face of the the ark went upon the face of the earth.
waters. 32 For yet seven days, and I will 41 And the waters prevailed excause it to rain upon the earth forty ceedingly upon the face of the earth, days, and forty nights; and every and all the high hills, under the living substance that I have made whole heavens were covered. Fifwill I destroy from off the face of tbe | teen cubits and upward did the waearth.
ters prevail; and the mountains were 33 And Noah did according to all covered. that the Lord commanded him. And 42 And all flesh died that moved Noah was six hundred years old upon the face of the earth, both of when the flood of waters was upon fowl, and of cattle, and of beasts, the earth.
and of every creeping thing that 34 And Noah went in, and his sons, creepeth upon the earth, and every and his wife, and bis sons' wives man. with him, into the ark, because of 43 All in whose nostrils the Lord the waters of the flood.
had breathed the breath of life, of 35 Of elean beasts, and of beasts all that were on the dry land, died. that were not clean, and of fowls, and 44 And every living substance was of every thing that creepeth upon destroyed, which was upon the face the earth, there went in two and two of the ground, both man, and cattle, unto Noab into the ark, the male and and the creeping things, and the the female, as God had commanded fowls of the air; and they were deNoah.
stroyed from the earth; 36 And it came to pass, after seven 45 And Noah only remained, and days, that the waters of the flood they that were with him in the ark. were upon the earth. In the six 46 And the waters prevailed on the hundredth year of Noah's life, in the earth one hundred and fifty days. second month, and the seventeenth 47 And God remembered Noah, and day of the month, the same day were all that were with him in the ark. all the fountains of the great deep And God made a wind to pass over broken up, and the windows of hex- the earth, and the waters assuaged. ven were opened, and the rain was 48 The fountains also of the deep, upon the earth forty days and forty and the windows of heaven were nights.
stopped, and the rain from heaven 37 In the self-same day entered was restrained; and the waters reNoah, and Shem, and Ham, and Japh- turned from off the earth. etb, the sons of Noah; and Noah's 49 And after the end of the hunwife, and the three wives of his sons dred and fifty days, the waters were
abated. And the ark rested in the l of every creeping thing that creepeth seventh month, on the seventeenth upon the earth; that they may breed day of the month, upon the mountain abundantly in the earth, and be of Ararat.
fruitful and multiply upon the earth. 50 And the waters decreased until 3 And Noah went forth, and his the tenth month; and in the tenth sons, and his wife, and his sons' mouth, on the first day of the month, I wives with him. And every beast. were the tops of the mountains seen. every creeping thing, and every fowl
51 And it came to pass, at the end upon the earth, after their kinds, of forty days, that Noah opened the went forth out of the ark. window of the ark which he had 4 And Noah builded an altar unto made, and he sent forth a raven, the Lord, and took of every clean which went forth to and fro, until | beast, and of every clean fowl, and the waters were dried up from off the offered burnt offerings on the altar; earth.
and gave thanks unto the Lord, and 52 He also sent forth a dove from rejoiced in his heart. him, to see if the waters were abated 5 And the Lord spake unto Noab, from off the face of the ground; but and he blessed him. And Noah the dore found no rest for the sole of smelled a sweet savour, and he said her foot, and she returned unto him in his heart; into the ark, for the waters had not 6 I will call on the name of the receded from off the face of the Lord, that he will not again curse whole earth; then he put forth his the ground any more for man's sake. hand and took her, and pulled her in for the imagination of man's heart unto him into the ark.
is evil from his youth; and that he 53 And be stayed yet other seren will not again smite any more every days, and again he sent the dove out thing living, as he hath done, while of the ark, and the dove came in to the earth remaineth; him in the evening; and, lo, in her 7 And, that seed-time and harvest, mouth an olive leaf plucked off ; 8o and cold and heat, and summer and Noah knew that the waters were winter, and day and night, may not abated from off the earth.
cease with man. 54. And he stayed yet other seren 8 And God blessed Noah and his days, and sent forth a dove, which sons, and said unto them, Be fruitful returned not again unto him any and multiply, and replenish the more.
carth. And the fear of you, and 55 And it came to pass, in the six | the dread of you, shall be upon every hundred and first year, in the first beast of the earth, and upon every month, the first day of the month, fowl of the air, upon all that moreth the waters were dried up from off the upon the earth, and upon all the earth.
fishes of the sea; into your hand are 56 And Noah removed the covering they delivered. of the ark, and looked, and behold, 9 Every moving thing that lireth the face of the ground was dry. shall be ment for you; even as the And in the second month, on the green herb have I given you all seven and twentieth day of the month, things. was the earth dried.
10 But, the blood of all flesh which
I have given you for meat, shall be CILAPTER IX.
shed upon the ground, which taketh Noah Inrilis an allar (mmandment to not life thereof, and the blood ye shall
sher blod-God's coronant, the token of it set in the clouds Noah's folly, the results
not eat. of it.
11. And surely, blood shall not be AND God spake unto Noah, say. shed, only for meat, to save your A ing, Go forth out of the ark, I lives; and the blood of every beast thou and thy wife, and thy sons, and will I require at your hands. thy song' wives with thee.
12 And whoso sheddeth man's blood, 2 Bring forth with thee every liv. by man shall his blood be shed; for ing thing that is with thee, of all man shall not shed the blood of man. fesh, both of fowl, and of cattle, and 13 For a commandment I give, that
every man's brother shall preserve | shake with gladness, and the earth the life of man, for in mine own shall tremble with joy; image bave I made man.
23 And the general assembly of the 14 And & commandment I give church of the first-born shall come unto you, Be ye fruitful and mul down out of heaven, and possess the tiply; bring forth abundantly on the earth, and shall have place until the earth, and multiply therein.
end come. And this is mine ever15 And God spake unto Noah, and lasting covenant, which I made with to his sons with him, saying, And I, thy father Enoch. bebold, I will establish my covenant 24 And the bow shall be in the witb you, which I made unto your cloud, and I will establish my covefather Enoch, concerning your seed nant unto thee, which I have made after you.
between me and thee, for every living 16 And it shall come to
creature of all flesh that shall be every living creature that is with upon the earth. you, of the fowl, and of the cattle, | 25 Aud God said unto Noah, This is and of the beast of the earth that is the token of the covenant which I have with you, whicb shall go out of the established between me and thee, for ark, sball not altogether perish: nei- | all flesh that shall be upon the earth. ther shall all flesh be cut off any 26 And the sons of Noah that went more by the waters of a flood : nei forth of the ark, were Shem, and ther shall there any more be a flood | Ham, and Japheth; and Jain was to destroy the earth.
the father of Canaan. These were 17 And I will establish my cove the three sons of Noah, and of them nant with you, which I made unto was the whole earth overspread. Enoch, concerning the remnants of 27 And Noah began to till the earth, your posterity.
and he was an husbandman; and he 18 Aod God made a covenant with planted a vineyard, and he drank of Noah, and said, This shall be the the wine, and was drunken; and he token of the covenant I make be- was uncovered within his tent; tween me and you, and for every 28 And Hain, the father of Canaan, living creature with you, for per- saw the nakedness of his father, and petual generations;
told his brethren without; and Shem 19 I will set my bow in the cloud; and Japheth, took a garment and and it shall be for a token of a cove laid upon both their shoulders, and pant between me and the earth. went backward and covered the
20 And it shall come to pass, when | nakedness of their father, and they I bring a cloud over the earth, that saw not their father's nakedness. the bow shall be seen in the cloud; 29 And Noah awoke from his wine, and I will remember my covenant, and knew what his youngest son had which I have made between me done unto him, and he said, Cursed and you, for every living creature be Canaan ; a servant of servants of all flesh. And the waters shall shall he be unto his brethren. no more become a flood to destroy 30 And he said, Blessed be the Lord all desh.
God of Shem; and Canaan shall be 21 And the bow sball be in the his servant, and a veil of darkness cloud; and I will look upon it, that I shall cover him, that he shall be may remember the everlasting cove-known among all men. Dant, which I made unto thy father 31 God shall enlarge Japheth, and Enocb; that, when men should keep he shall dwell in the tents of Shem; all my commandments, Zion should and Capaan shall be his servant. again come on the earth, the city of
32 And Noah lived after the flood, Enoch which I have caught up unto three hundred and fifty years. And myself.
all the days of Noah were nine hun. 22 And this is mine everlasting dred and fifty years; and he died. covenant, that when thy posterity
CHAPTER X. shall embrace the truth, and look Genealngy nf the sms of Noah. inward, then shall Zion look down. N OW these were the generations ward, and all the heavens shall NY of the sons of Noah; Shein,
Ham, and Japheth ; and unto them | 13 And these are the children of were sons born after the flood. Shem; Eber, and Elam, and Asshur,
2 The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram. Magog, Madai, and Javan, and Tu- 14 And these were the children of bal, and Meschech, and Tiras. Aram ; Us, and Hul, and Gether, and
3 And these are the sons of Gomer; Mash. Ashkenas, and Riphath, and To 15 And Arphaxed begat Salah, and garmah. And the sons of Javan : Salah begat Eber. And unto Eber Elishah, and Tarshish, Kittim, and were born two sons; the name of one, Dodanin. By these were the isles Peleg, the other Joktan. nf the Gentiles divided in their lands; 16 And Peleg was a mighty man, every one after the same tongue, after for in his days was the earth divided. their families, in their nations.
17 And Joktan begat Almodad, and 4 And the sons of Ham; Cush, and Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and JeMizraim, and Phut, and Canaan. rah, and Hadoram, and Uzal, and And the sons of Cush; Seba, and Diklah, and Obal, and Abimael, and Havilah, and Sabtah, and Raamah, Sheba, and Ophar, and Havilah, and and Sabtecha. And the sons of Jobab; and these were the sons of Raamah ; Sheba, and Dedan.
Joktan. 1 5 And Cush begat Nimrod; he be- 18 And their dwelling was from gan to be a mighty one in the earth. Mesha, as thou goest unto Sepbar, a He was a mighty hunter in the land. | mount of the east. Wherefore, it is said ; Even as Nim- 19 These were the sons of Shem, rod, the mighty hunter in the land. after their families, after their tongues,
6 And he began a kingdom, and the in their lands, after their nations. beginning of his kingdom was Babel, 20 These were the families of the and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, sons of Noah, after their generations, in the land of Shinar.
in their nations; and by these were 7 Out of that land went forth As- the nations divided on the earth, after shur, and builded Nineveh, and the the flood. city Rehoboth, and Calah, and Resen
CHAPTER XI. between Nineveh and Calah :
Babel brill-Language comfounded-Genesame was a great city.
rations of Shem-Abram born ; married, 8 And Mizraim begat Ludim, and and goes into Canaun. Anamim, and Lehabim, and Naphtu- AND the whole earth was of the him, and Pathrusim, and Casluhim, A same language, and of the same out of whom came Philistim and speech. And it came to pass, that Caphtorim.
many journeyed from the east, and 9 And Canaan begat Sidon, his as they journeyed from the east, first-born, and Heth, and the Jebu- they found a plain in the land of site, and the Amorite, and Girgashite, Shinar, and dwelt there in the plain and the Hivite, and the Arkite, and of Shinar. the Sinite, and the Arvadite, and 2 And they said one to another, Zemarite, and the Hamathite; and Come, go to, let us make brick, and afterward were the families of the burn them thoroughly. And they Canaanites spread abroad.
had brick for stone, and they had 10 And the borders of the Canaan- slime for mortar. ites were from Sidon, as thou comest 3 And they said, Come, go to, let us to Gerar unto Gaza; as thou goest build us a city, and a tower whose unto Sodom and Gomorrab, and Ad- top will be higb, nigh unto heaven; mah, and Zeboim, even unto Lasha. and let us make us a name, lest we
11 These were the sons of Ham, be scattered abroad upon the face of after their families, after the same the whole earth. tongue, in their countries, and in their 4 And the Lord came down, behold. nations.
ing the city and the tower which the 12 Unto Shem also, which was the children of men were building; elder, children weru porn; and he 5 And the Lord said, Behold, the was the father of Eber, and even to the people are the same, and they all him were children born.
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