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is k And the LORD God * Ezek. xxviii. 13 Thou haft been

in Eden the Garden of God. took the Man, and put him

Is Thou watt perfe& in ihy Ways into the Garden of Eden, to from the Day that thou waft created, dress it and to keep it. till Iniquiry was found in thee.

16 And the LORD commanded the Man, saying, Of every Tree of the Garden thou mayst freely eat :

19 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, thou shalt suRELY DIE..

18 And the LORD God said, It is not good that the Man should be alone : I will make him an help meet for him.

19 And out of the Ground the LORD Gop formed every Beast of the Field, and every Fowl of the Air, and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them; and what. soever Adam called every living Creature, that was the Name thereof.

20 And Adam gave Names to all the Cattle, and to the Fowls 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 Dept : and he took one of his Ribs, and cloSed up the Flem in stead thereof.

22 | And che Rib, which I Cor. xi. 8 The Man is por of the LORD God had taken from the Woman, but the woman of the Man, made he a Woman, Man.

9 Neither was the Man created and brought her to the Man for the Woman: but the Woman for

23 And Adam said, This the Man. Vw Bone of my Bonec 11 Neither is the Man without the

Woman, neither the woman with our ani Flesh of my Flesh : the the Man in the LORD. fhal be called Woman, be- 12 For as the Woman is of the cause she was taken out of

Man, even so is the Man also by the

Woman : but all things of Gov. Man.

Ephef. v. 31. For this Cause shall 24. Therefore shall a Man a Man leave his Father and Mother, · leave his Father and his Mo

and fatl be joined unto his wife,

and they i wo shall be onç Flesh. ther, 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.

CHA P. III. i The Serpent deceiveth Eve. 6 Man's Fall. 9 God arraign. eth them. 14 The Serpent is cursed. 15 The promised Seed.

16 The Punishment of Mankind. 21 Their first Clothing. 22 Their cafting out of Paradise.

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Ver. I N OW the Serpent was more subtil than any Beast

of the Field which the LORD God had 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 eat of it, neither fall ye touch it, lest ye die.

4 m And the Serpent said. m 1 Tim. ii. 14 The Woman beunto the Woman, Ye hall ing deceived, was in the Transgrelnot surely die.

2 Cor. xi. 3 Fear, left by any means, 5 For GOD doth know, as the Serpent beguiled Eve through

his Subtilty, so your Minds should be

corrupted from the Simplicity that is of, then your Eyes shall be in Christ. opened, and ye shall be as Gods, knowing Good and Evil.'

6 a And when the Woman Rom. v. 12 Wherefore as by one law that the Tree was good Man šin entred into the World, and for Food, and that it was Death by Sin; and to Death palled

upon all Ment, for that all have finpleasant to the Eyes, and a media Tree to be desired to make 13 For until the Law, Sin was in one WISE : The took of the the World: but Sin is not imputed

when there is no Law. Fruit thereof, and did eat, 14 Nevertheless Death reigned from and gave also unto her Hur- Adam to Moses, even over them that band with her, and he did

had not finned after the Similitude

of Adam's Transgreflion, who is the eat.

Figure of him that was to come: 7 And the Eyes of them Is But not as the Offence, so also both were opened, and they Offence of one, many be dead, much

is the free Gift : For if through the knew that they were naked : more the Grace of God, and the Gift and they sewed Fig-leaves to- by Grace, which is by one Man, Je

SUS CHRIST hath abounded unto gether, and made themselves Aprons.

16 And not as it was by one that 8 And they heard the linned, fo is the Gift: for the Judge

ment was by one to Condemnation; Voice of the LORD GOD but the free Gift is of many Offences Voice of the LORD God burt walking in the Garden in the unto Justification. Cool of the Day: and Adam 17 For if by one Man's Offence, and his Wife hid themselves they which, receive abundance of

Death reigned by one; much more from the Presence of the Grace, and of the Gift of RighteoulLORD God amongst the Trees?

Trees ness, thall reign in Life by one, JE

sus Curist, of the Garden.

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many.

9 And

9 And the LORD GOD 18 Therefore as by the Offence of called unto Adam. and said one, Judgment came upon all Men

to Condemnation : even so by the unto him, Where art thou ? Righteousness of one, the free Gift

1o And he said, I heard came upon all Men unto Justification thy Voice in the Garden, and of Life.

19 For as by one Man's DisobediI was afraid, because I was ence many were made Sinners : so by naked: and I bid my self. the Obedience of one shall many be 11 And he said, Who told"

what made righteous.

20 Moreover, the Law entred, that thee that thou wast naked ? the Offence might abound : But where haft thou eaten of the Tree Sin abounded, Grace did much more

'abound: whereof I commanded thee, 21 That as sin hath reigned unco that thou shouldīt not eat? Death, even so might Grace reign 12 And the Man said. The through Righteousness unto eternal

Life. by JESUS CHRIST OUR Lord. Woman whom thou gavest to

i Cor. xv. 20 But now is CHRIST be with me, she gave me of risen from the Dead, and become the the Tree, and I did eat.

first Fruits of them that flepe.

21 For fince by Man came Death, 13. And the LORD GOD by Man came also the Relurre&ion said unto the Woman, What of the Dead.

Ź 22 For as in Adam all die, even is this that thou nait done so in CHRIST shall all be made ao And the Woman said, The live. Serpent beguiled me, and I Psal. li. s Behold I was shapen in did eat.

Iniquity; and in Sin did my Mother

conceive me. 14 And the LORD GOD John í. 8 if we say that we have said unto the Serpent. Because no Sin we deceive ourselves, and the

Truth is not in us. thou halt done this, thou art 9 If we confess our Sins, he is cursed above all Cattle, and faithful and just to forgive us our above every Beast of the Field: Sins, and to cleanse us from all Uno

· righteousness. upon thy Belly shalt thou go,“ and Dust shalt thou eat all the Days of thy Life. 1.15 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.

16 * Unto the Woman he * 1 Tim. ii. is For Adam was firtt said, I will greatly multiply formed, then Eve. thy Sorrow and thy Concep- o

14 And Adam was not deceived,

but tbe Woman being deceived was tion; in Sorrow thou shalt in the Transgression. bring forth Children: and thy Is Notwithstanding the shall be Desire shall be to thy Husband, in

faved in Child-bearing, if they con

ni, tinue in Faith, and Charity, and Hoand he shall rule over thee. liness wish Sobriety.

17 • And unto Adam hė • Eccles. ji. ii Then I looked on said, Because thou hast heark- all the works that my Hands had · ned unto the Voice of thy wrought, and on the Labour that I

had laboured to do: and behold, all Wife, and hast eaten of the

dic 4 An the sereniso they and

Tree

Tree of which I commanded was Vanity and Vexation of Spirit,

not and there was no Profit under the thee, saying, Thou shalt not and eat of it: cursed is the Ground Psal. xc. s Thou carriest them a. for thy Sake; in Sorrow shalt way as with a Flood, they are as a

Sleep : in the Morning they are like thou eat of it all the Days of Gra thy Life.

6 In the Morning it flourisheth, 18 Thorns also and Thistles and groweth up ; in the Evening ic

is cut down, and withereth. Thall it bring for to thee: 10 The Days of our Years are and thou shalt eat the Herb of THREESCORE years and ten; and if the Field.

by reason of Strength they be four

score Years, yet is their Strength La10 In the Sweat of thy BOUR and Sorrow: for it is soon cut Face shalt thou eat Bread, till off, and we fly away. thou return unto the Ground;

12 So teach us to number our

Days, that we may apply our Hearts for out of it wast thou taken: unto Wisdom. for Dust thou art, and unto Psal. ciïi. 14 For he knoweth our Dust shalt thou return.

Frame : he remembreth that we are

Dust. 20 And Adam called his

Is As for Man, his Days are as Wife's Name Eve, because Grass : as a Flower of the Field, so

he flourisheth. she was the Mother of all li

1 Pet. i. 24. For all Flesh is as ving.

Grass, and all the Glory of Man, as 21 Unto Adam also and to the Flower of Grass. The Grass wir his Wife did the LORD GOD

noncon thereth, and the Flower thereof fal

leth away. make Coats of Skins, and 25 But the Word of the Lord encloathed them.

dureth for ever. And this is the Word

which by the Gospel is preached unto 22 And the LORD God said, Behold, the Man is be- Psal. xxxix. 6 Surely every Man come as one of us, to know walketh in a vain Shew : Surely they

are disquieted in vain : he heapeth up Good and Evil. And now Riches, and knoweth not who shall left he put forth his Hand, and gather them. take also of the Tree of Life, 7 And now, LORD, what wait I for?

> my Hope is in thee. and eat, and live for ever : Feb xiv. 1 Man that is born of a

23. Therefore the LORD Woman, is of few Days, and is full God sent him forth from the of Trouble.

2 He cometh forth like a Flower, Garden of Eden, to till the and is cut down : he feeth also as a Ground, from whence he was Shadow, and continueth not.

3 And doft thou open thine Eyes taken.

upon such an one, and bringest me 24 So he drove out the into Judgment with thee? Man : and he placed at the 4 Who can bring a clean Thing

out of an unclean? not one. Eait of the Garden of caen, Psal. xlix. 12 Nevertheless, Man Cherubims, and a flaming being in Honour, abideth not: he is Sword which turned every like the Beasts that perish.

13 This their way is their Folly ; Way, to keep the Way of

yet their Pofterity approve their Saythe Tree of Life,

ings,

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you.

14 Like Sheep they laid in the Grave, Death shall feed on them; and the Upright shall have Dominion over them in the Morning, and their Beauty shall consume in the Grave, from their Dwelling.

Jobi. 21 Naked came I out of my Mother's womb, and naked lhall I return thither.

1 Tim. vi. 7 For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out.

8 And having Food and Raiment, let us be therewith content.

Eccles. v. is As he came forth of his Mother's womb, naked shall he return to go as he came, and Ihall take nothing of his Labour' which he may carry away in his Hand.

16 And this also is a sore Evil, that in all Points as he came, so shall he go : and what Profit hath he that hath laboured for the Wind.

James iv. 14 Ye know not what shall be on the Morrow: For what is your Life? it is even a Vapour that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.

CH A P. IV.

i The Birth, Trade, and Religion of Cain and tel. 8 The

Murder of Abel. 1 The Curse of Cain. 19 Lamech and his two Vives, 25 The Birth of Seth, 26 and Enos.

Ver. 1 AND Adam knew Eve his Wife: and she conceived,

n and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a Man from the LORD.

2 And she again bare his Brother Abel. And Abel was a Keeper of Sheep, but Cain was a Tiller of the Ground.

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 P And Abel, he also p Heb. xi. 4 By Faith Abel offer

ireline of ed unto God a more excellent Sacribrought of the Firstlings of

fice than Cain, by which he obtained his Flock, and of the Fat Witness, that he was RIGHTEOUS, God thereof. And the Lord had teftifying of his Gifts : and by it he Respect unto Abel, and to being dead, yet speaketh.

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5 But unto Cain and to his Offering he had not Respect, And Cain was very wroth, and his Countenance fell.

6 And the Lord said unto Cain, Why art thou wroth? and why is thy Countenance fallen ?

7 If thou dost well, shalt thou not be accepted ? and if thou dost not well, Sin lieth at the Door. And unto thee shall be his Desire, and thou shalt rule over him.

8 9 And Cain talked with Jolin jii. 11 For this is the Mer Abel his Brother : And it fage that ye heard from the Begin

ning, that we lould love one acaine to pass when they were nother.

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