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Promised Seed. tliou gavest to be wuJi me, she gave me of i);e tree, and 1 did eat 13 And the Lord God said unto the woman, What i.< thla thou hast done? And tlie woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat.

M HAnd theLoRO God said unto the serpent, Because ihou hast done this, •t cursed above aJl tattle, and very beast of the field; upon thy belly slialt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life: ]f> And 1 will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed: it shall bruise thy head, and tliou shalt bruise his heel.' H5 1T Unto the woman he said, I will reatly multiply thy sorrow and thy onception: in sorrow shalt thou bring forth children; and thy desire sliall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee. 17 And unto Adam lie said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice ol thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree of which I commanded thee, saying, [Thou shalt not eat of it; cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt tliou cat of it all the days of thy life. IS Thorns also and thistles shall it

-r ^ ■- [bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat

o' 1T And when the woman saw that)the herb of the field:
the tree was good for food, and that it | 19 In the sweat of thy face shalt thou
was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to ieat bread, till thou return unto the
be desired to make one wise,she took'ground; for out of it wast thou taken:
of the fnut thereof, and did eat; and "*' .......

gave also unto her husband with her,
and he did eat.
7 And the eyes of them both were
opened, and they knew that they were
naked; and they sewed fig-leaves to-
gether, and made themselves aprons.
3 And they heard the voice of the
Lord God walking in the garden in
the cool of the day: and Adam and his
wife hid themselves from the presence
of the Loan God among the trees of


x-j ji.mi ziu.iw, *. u,a w now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she Bltu.ll be called Woman, because ishe was taken out of man. 2-4 Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife; and they shall be one flesh.

25 Ami they were both naked, the man and his wile, and ashamed.


NOW the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the Loan God had made. And he said the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?

2 And the woman 6aid unto tlj« serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden:

3 But of the fruit of the tree which in the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest y

4 And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die:

5 For God doth know, that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened; and ye shall beasgods;kno'

i good and evil.

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9 IF And theLoun God called unto Adam, and said unto him, Where thou?

10 And he said, I heard thy voic the garden, and 1 was afraid, because 1 was naked; and I hid myself.

11 And he said, Who told thee that I thou wast naked ? Hast thou eaten of the tree, whereof 1 commanded thee that thou shouldest not cat?

12 And the man said, The woman,

lor dust tliou ar;, and unto dust shalt |tliou return.

d Adam called Ins wife's name Eve; because 6he was the mother of all living. 21 Tl Unto Adam also, and to his wife, [did the Lord God make coatsofskms, and clothed them.

2-2 TT And the Lord G od said, Behold, the man is become as one of us, to good and evil: and now, lest he iput forth his hand, and take also of the tree oflife, and eat, and live forever; ■23 Therefore the Lord God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from whence he was taken. 24 So he drove out the man: and he placed at the east of the garden o f 'Eden Cherubims, and a flummg sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.

CHAP. IV. A ND Adam knew Eve his;wife.; xX and she conceived, andhare Cant.

Death of Abel. GEN1 and said, I have gotten a man from the Lord.

2 And she again hare his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the grouud.

3 And in process of time it came to pass, thai Cain brought of the fruit of the grouud an offering uuto the Lord.

4 And Abel, he also brought of the i firstlings of his flock, and of the fat thereof. And the Loku had respect] unto Abel, and to his offering: [

5J5ut unto Cain, and to hu'offermg, ae had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell.

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

7 If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted? and if thou doest not. well, sin lieth at the door. And untoi thee shall be hia desire, and tlioushalt| rule over him.

5 TT And Cain talked with Abel his brother: and it came to pass, when| they were In the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slew| him,

f) And the Lord said unto Cain Where w Abel thy brother? and lit said, I know not: Am I iny brother's keeper?

10 And he said, What hast thou done: the voice of thy brother's blood erieth unto me from the ground:

11 And now art thou cursed from the! earth, which hath opened ner mouth vo receive thy brother's blood from thy hand.

12 When thou tillest the ground, it (shall not heuceforth yield unto thee her strength: a fugitive and a bond shalt thou be in the earth

13 And Cain said unto the Lonu.My punishment is greater than 1 can bear.

14 Behold, thou hast driven me out this day from the face of the earth; su\d from thy face shall I be hid; and f shall be a fugitive and a vagabond in tlie earth: and it shall come to pass, that every one Lhatlindeth me shall] nlay me.

15 And the Lord said unto him, Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain, vengeance shall be token on him sev

BIS. Lantech's Wives

16 And Cam went out from the presl ence of the Lord, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden.

17 IT And Cain knew his wife; and she conceived, mid bare Enoch: and he builded a city, and called the name; of the city, after the name of his son, Enoch.

18 And unto Enoch was born Irad and lrad begat Mehujael: and IVJehu jael begat IVIethusael: and Methusael begat Lamech.

19 TTAnd Lamech took unto him two wives: the name of the one wax Adah, aud the name of the other Zillah.

20 And Adah bare Jabal: he was the lather of such as dwell in tents, am) ojsuch as have cattle.

21 Aud his brother's name was Jubal he was the father of all such as handle the harp and organ.

22 And ZiUaJi, she also bare Tubal caiu, an instructor of every artificer in brass and iron: and the sister ol Tubal-caiu loas Naamah.

23 And Lamech said unto his wives, Adah and Zillah, Hear my voice, ye wives of Lamech, hearken unto my speech: for I have slain a man to my wounding, and a young man to my

24 If Cam shall be avenged sevenfold, truly Lamech seventy and sevenfold.

25 TTAnd Adam knew Lis wife again, and sh« bare a son, and called his name Seth: For God, said she, hath appointed me another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew.

2t> And to Seth, to him also there was bom a son; and he called his name Enos: Uien began men to call upon the name of the Loro.


TI-HS j'jt the book of the generation* of Adam. In the day that God created man, in the likeness of God made lie him;

2 Male and female created he them, and blessed thein, and called their name Adam, in the day when they were created.

3 IT And Adam Tived a hundred and thirty yearn, and begat u son iu his

u likeuess, after his image; and '''' Seth.

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Generations of Adam. years; and he begat sons and daughters.

5 And all the days that Adam lived were nine hundred and thirty years: and lie died.

6 H And Seth lived a hundred and five years, and begat Enos.

7 And Seth lived, alter he begat Enos, eight hundred and seven years, and begat sons and daughters.

8 And all the days of Seth were hundred and twelve years: and he died.

9 TT And Enos lived ninety years, and begat Cainan.

10 And Enos lived, after he begat Cainan, eight hundred and fifteen years, and begat sons and daughters.

11 And all the days of Enos wer nine hundred and five years: and lie| died.

12 "ft And Cainan lived seventy years, and begat Mahalaleel.

1:1 And Cainan lived, after he begat Midialalcel, eight hundred aud forty years, and begat sons and daughters.

14 And all Hie days of Cainan were nine hundred and ten years: and he died.

15 IT And Mahalaleel lived sixty and five years, and begat Jared.

16 And Mahalaleel lived, after he begat Jared, eight hundred and thirty years, and begat soi.s and daughters.

17 And all the days of Mahalaleel were eight hundred ninety and five years: and he died.

IS 1T And Jared lived a hundred sixty and two years, and he begat Enoch.

19 And Jared lived, after he begat| Enoch, eight hundred j'ears, and begs sons and daughters.

20 And all the days of Jared were nine hundred sixty and two years: and; he died.

21 U And Enoch lived sixty and five years, and begat Methuselah.

22 And Enoch walked with God; after he begat Methuselah, three hundred years, and begat sons and daughters.

23 And all the days of Enoch, were three hundred sixty and five v-ars.

24 And Enoch walked witn God, andj he was not; for God took him.

25 IT And Methuselah lived a hundred eighty and sevenyears, and begatl LamecTi.

26 And Methuselah lived, after he|

P. VL Noahfuideth Grace.

begat Lamech, seven hundred eighty and two years, and begat sons and daughters.

27 And all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred sixty and nine years; and he died. * 23 V And Lamech lived a hundred eighty and two years, and begat a son;

29 And he called his name Noah, saying, This same shall comfort us concerning our work and toil of our hands, because of the ground which the Lord hath cursed.

30 And Lamech lived, after he begat Noah, five hundred ninety and live years, and uegat sons and daughters.

31 Aud all the days of Lam ecli were leven hundred seventy and seven ears: and he died.

32 T[ And Noah was five hundred . 'ears old: and Noah begat Sheni, Ham, and Japheth.


AND it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the

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2 Tliat the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they icere fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose.

3 And the Lohd said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also U flesh: yet his days shall be a hundred and twenty years.

4 There were giants in the earth in, those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare chil

lo them, the same became mighty men which wei-e of old, men of re nowu.

6 TT And Gcd saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

6 And it repented the Lord that he had made man on the earth, and it sieved him at his heart.

7 And the Lord said, I will destroy man, whom I have created, from the face of the earth; both mart and beast, and the creeping tiling, anr the fowls of the air: font repenteth me that I 'iave made them.

8 But .Noah found grace in the eyes of the Lord.


9 These are the generations of Noah : Noah was a just man, and perfect in his generations, and Noah walked with God.

10 And Noah begat three sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

11 The earth also was corrupt before | God; and the earth was filled with violence.

12 .And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all; flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth.

13 And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is tilled with violence through them: and, heboid,I will destroy them with the earth.

14 1f Make thee an ark of gopherwood: rooms shalt thou make in the ark, and shalt pitch it within and without with pitch.

lb And tliistJ-iAe fashion which thou shalt make it of: The length of the ark shall be three hundred cubits, tin breadtli of it fifty cubits, and the heigh of it thirty cubits.

16 A window shalt thou make to the ark, and in a cubit shalt thou finish above; and the door of the ark shalt thou set in the side thereof: roiih low e , second, and third storks shall thou make it

17 And, behold, I, even I, do bring a flood of waters upon the earth, to destroy all flesh, wherein is the breath of life, from under heaven; and every tiling that U in the earth shall die.

15 But with thee will 1 establish my covenant: and thou ehalt come into the ark, thou, and thy sons, and thy wife, and thy sons' wives with thee.

19 And of every living thing of all flesh, two of every son shalt thou bring into Hie ark, to keep them alive with thee; they shall be male and female.

20 Of fowls after their kind, and of cattle after their kind, of every creeping thing of the earth after his kind; two of every son shall come unto thee, to keep them alive.

21 And take thou unto thee of all food that is eaten, and thou shalt gather it totheo; and it shall be for food for thee, and for them.

22 Thus did Noah; according to all that God commanded him, so did he.

The Deluge. CHAP. V11.

AND the Lord said unto Noah,
Come thou, and all thy house, into
irk: for thee have 1 seen righteous
before me in this generation.
2 Of every clean beast thou shalt take
to thee by sevens, the male and cis fc-
lale; and of beasts that are not clean
by two, the male and his female.

Of fowls also of the air by sevens, the male and the female; to keep 6eed alive upon the face of the earth.

. ;t seven days, and I will cause it to rain upon the earth forty days and forty nights; and every living substance that I have made will I destroy from off the face of all the earth. f> And Noah did according unto all hat the Loud commanded him.

6 And Noah was six hundred years )ld when the flood of waters was upon lie earth.

7 IT And Noah went in, and his sons, and his wife, and his sons' wives with

n, into the ark, because of the wa s of the flood.

Of clean beasts, and of beasts that e not clean, and of fowls, and of every tiling that creepeth upon the earth,

9 There went in two and two unto Noah into the ark, the male and the female, as God had commanded Noah.

10 IT And it came to pass, after seven days, that the waters of the flood were upon the earth.

11 In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountain* of the great deep broken up, and the win dows of heaven were opened.

12 And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights.

13 In the self-same day entered Noah, and Shem, and Ham, and Japheth, the sonsof Noah, and Noah's wife, and the three wives of his sons withthein, into th" ark:

H They and every beast after his kind, and all the cattle after their kind, and every creeping tiling, tint creepeth upon the earth after his kind, and every fowl after his kind, every bird of every sort.

15 And they went in unto Noah into the ark, two and two of all flesh, wherein is the breath of life. IT) And thov that went in, went in

The T)ch;ge. CHAP male and female of all ficsh, as Goci had commanded hiin: aud tLe Loud shut him in.

17 II And the Hood was forty days upon Die earth; and the waters increased, and bare up the ark, and it was lifted up above Uie earth.

18 And the waters prevailed, and were increased greatly upon the earth; mid the ark. went upon the face of the waters.

19 And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high h ills that were under the whole heaven were covered.

20 Fifteen cubits upward did the waters prevail; and the mountains were covered.

21 IT And all flesh died that moved upon the earth, both of fowl, and of i cattle, and of beast, ami of every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth, and every man:

22 All in whose nostrils was the breath of life, of all that Toos in the dry I mid, died. i

23 And every living substance was destroyed which was upon the face of the ground, both man, and cattle, and the creeping things, and the fowl of the heaven; and they were destroyed from the earth : and Noah only remained alive, and they that were with; him in the ark.

24 IT And the waters prevailed upon the earth a hundred ami fifty days.


AND God remembered Nr ah, and every living thing, and all the cattle that war with him in the ark: and God made a wind to pass over the earth, and the waters assuaged;

2 The fountains also of the deep, and the windows of heaven, were stopped, and the rain from heaven was restrained;

3 And the waters returned from otT the earth continually: and after the end of the hundred and fifty days the waters were abated.

4fl And the ark rested in the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the mouth, upon the mountains of Ararat, b And the waters decreased continually until the tenth month: in the tentli *noiiili, on the first day of the month, were the tops of the mountains seen.

6TT And it came to pass, at the end of forty days, that Noah opened the win

VIII. Tl.e waters atsiiags.

dow of the art which he had made:

7 And he 6ent forth a ra\en, which went forth to and fro, until the waters were dried up from off the earth.

8 Also he sent forth a dove from him, to see if the waters were abated from off the face of the ground:

9 But the dove found no rest for the sole of her foot, and she returned unto him into the ark; for the waters were on the face of the whole earth. Then he put forth his hand, and took her and pulled her in unto him into the ark.

10 And he stayed yet other seven days, and again he sent forth the dove out of the ark:

11 And the dove came in to bim in the evening, and, lo,in her mouth was an olive-leaf plucked off. So Noah knew that the waters were abated from off the earth.

12 And he stayed yet other seven days, and sent forth the dove, which returned not again unto him anymore.

13 M Aud it came to pass, in the six hundredth and first year, in the first montlt, the first day of the month, the waters were dried up from off the earth: and Noah removed the covering of the ark, and looked, and, hehold, the face of the ground was dry.

11 And in the second month, of tne seven aud twentieth day of the month, was the earth dried. 15 IT And God spake unto Noah, say

le'Co forth of the ark, thou, and thy wife, and thy sons, anil thy sous'wives with thee.

17 Bring forth with thee every living thing that is with thee, of all flesh, both of fowl, and of cattle, and of every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth; that they may Dreed abundantly in the earth, and be fruitful, and multiply upon the earth.

IS And Noah went forth, and his sons, and Ins wife, and his sons'wives with him: 19 Every beast, every creeping thing, and every fowl,«ndwhalsoevercrecp, eth upon the earth, alter their kinds,

went forth out of (lie ark. i 20 And Noah buildcd an altar unto , the Loud, and took of every clean beast, and of every clean fowl, and I offered bumt-olTerings on the altar. -) 21 And the Lonn smeJled a sweet

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