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GENESIS. The serpent deceiveth Eve. 31 And God saw every thing that he 16 [ And the LORD God commanded had made, and, behold, it was very good. the man, faying, Of every tree of the And the evening and the morning were garden thou mayest freely eat: the fixth day.

17. But of the tree of the knowledge of CHAP. JI.

good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: i The first fabbath. 8 The garden of Eden. for in the day that thou eatest thereof

16 The tree of knowledge. 19 The crea- thou thalt surely die. fures named. 21 Woman made, and 18 And the LORD God said, It is not marriage insituted.

good that the man should be alone ; I THUS the heavens and the earth were will make him an help meet for him.

19 1 And out of the ground the LORD 2 And on the seventh day God ended God formed every beast of the field, and his work which he had made ; and he every fowl of the air; and brought them rested on the seventh day from all his unto Adam to see what he would call work which he had made.

them : and whatsoever Adam called 3 and God blessed the seventh day, every living creature, that was the name and fanctified it : because that in it he thereof. had reited from all his work which God 20 And Adam gave names to all cattle, created and made.

and to the fowl of the air, and to every 4 These are the generations of the hea- beast of the field ; but for Adam there vens and of the earth when they were was not found an help meet for him. created, in the day that the LORD God 21 [ And the LORD God caused a made the earth and the heavens, deep Neep to fall upon Adar, and he

5 And every plant of the field before Dept : and he took one of his ribs, and it was in the earth, and every herb of closed up the flesh instead thereof; the field before it grew : for the LORD 21 And the rib, which the Lord God God had not caused it to rain upon the had taken from man, made he a woman, earth, and there was not a man to till and brought her unto the man. the ground.

23 And Adam faid, This is now bone 6 But there went up a mist from the of my bones, and flesh of my fesh : she earth, and watered the whole face of thall be called Woman, because she was the ground.

taken out of Man. 7. And the LORD God formed man of 24 Therefore fall a man leave his fathe dust of the ground, and breathed ther and his mother, and Mall cleave uninto his nostrils the breath of life ; and to his wife : and they shall be one flesh. man became a living soul.

25 And they were both naked, the man 8 9 And the LORD God planted a gar- and his wife, and were not ashamed. den eastward in Eden ; and there he put

CHAP. III. the man whom he had formed.

i The serpent deceiveth Eve. 6 Man's fall. 9 And out of the ground made the 15 The promised feed. 16 The punishment Lord God to grow every tree that is of mankind. 22 The loss of paradise. pleasant to the fight and good for food; the tree of life also in the midst of the than any beast of the field which garden, and the tree of knowledge of the Lord God had made. And he said good and evil.

unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye 10 And a river went out of Eden to shall not eat of every tree of the garden ? water the garden; and from thence it 2 And the woman said unto the ferwas parted, and became into four heads. pent, We may eat of the fruit of the

11 The name of the first is Pifon : that trees of the garden : is it which compafleth the whole land of 3 But of the fruit of the tree which is Havilah, where there is gold ;

in the midst of the garden, God hath 12 And the gold of that land is good : faid, Ye thall not eat of it, neither shall there is bdellium and the onyx stone. touch it, left die.

13 And the name of the fecond river 4 And the serpent said unto the wois Gihon : the same is it that compasseth man, Ye shall not surely die : the whole land of Ethiopia.

5 For God doth know that in the day 14 And the name of ihe third river is ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be Hiddekel: that is it which goeth toward opened, and ye ihall be as gods, knowthe east of Allyria. And the fourth river ing good and evil. is Euphrates.

6 And when the woman saw that 15 And the LORD God took the man, the tree was good for food, and that it and put him into the garden of Eden to was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be dress it and to keep it.

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Man's fall.

Chap. iv.

The murder of Abel. fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also 22 | And the LORD God said, Behold, unto her husband with her; and he did the man is become as one of us, to know eat.

good and evil: and now, lest he put forth 7 And the eyes of them both were his hand, and take also of the tree of life, opened, and they knew that they were and eat, and live for ever : naked ; and they sewed fig leaves toge 23 Therefore the LORD God sent him ther, and made themselves aprons. forth from the garden of Eden, to till

8 And they heard the voice of the LORD the ground from whence he was taken. God walking in the garden in the cool of 24 So he drove out the man; and he the day: and Adam and his wife hid them. placed at the east of the garden of Eden selges from the presence of the LORD God Cherubims, and a faming sword which amongst the trees of the garden. turned every way, to keep the way of

9 And the LORD God called unto Adam, the tree of life. and said unto him, Where art thou ?

CHAP. IV. 10 And he said, I heard thy voice in 1 The birth of Cain and Abel. 8 The the garden, and I was afraid, because I murder of Abel. II The curse of Cain. was naked; and I hid myself.

19 Lamech and his two wives. ou And mancaia who told the that Anhe Asamikede wage bis wife; and tree, whereof I commanded thee that said, I have gotten a man from the Lord. thou shouldest not eat?

2 And she again bare his brother Abel. 12 And the man said, The woman And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain whom thou gavest to be with me, she was a tiller of the ground. gave me of the tree, and I did eat. 3 And in process of time it came to

13 And the LORD God said unto the pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the woman, What is this that thou hast done? ground an offering unto the LORD. And the woman said, The serpent be 4 And Abel, he also brought of the guiled me, and I did eat.

firstlings of his flock and of the lat there14 And the LORD God said unto the of. And the Lord had refpe&t unto Abel serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou and to his offering : art cursed above all cattle, and above 5 But unto Cain and to his offering he every beast of the field; upon thy belly had not respect. And Cain was very fhalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all wroth, and his countenance fell. the days of thy life :

6 And the LORD said unto Cain, Why 15 [ And I will put enmity between art thou wroth? and why is thy countethee and the woman, and between thy nance fallen? feed and her feed; it shall bruise thy 7 If thou doelt well, shalt thou not be head, and thou shalt bruise his heel. accepted ? and if thou doelt not well, sin

16 1 Unto the woman he said, I will lieth at the door. And unto thee shall be greatly multiply thy forrow and thy con. his delire, and thou shalt rule over him. ception; in forrow thou shalt bring forth 8 ? And Cain talked with Abel his children; and thy desire shall be to thy brother: and it came to pass, when they husband, and he shall rule over thce. were in the field, that Cain rose up a

17 And unto Adam he said, Because gainst Abel his brother, and new him. thou hast hearkened unto the voice of 9. And the LORD taid unto Cain, thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of Where is Abel thy brother? And he faid, which I commanded thee, saying, Thou I know not : Am I my brother's keeper? Malt not cat of it: curied is the ground 10 Ind he said, What lualt thou done? for thy lake; in forrow shalt thou eat of the voice of thy brother's blood crieth it all the days of thy life ;

unto me from the ground. 18 Thorns alto and thistles fall it II F And now art thoi! cursed from bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the earth, which hath opened her inouth The herb of the field;

to receive thy brother's blood from thy 19. In the sweat of thy face shalt thou hand ; eat bread, till thou return unto the 12 When thou tillest the ground, it ground; for out of it wast thou taken : shall not henceforth yield unto thee her for dust thou art, and unto duft falt strength ; a fugitive and a vagabond Malt thou return.

thou be in the earth. 20 And Adam called his wife's name 13 And Cain said unto the LORD, My Eve; because she was the inother of all punishment is greater than I can bear. living.

14 Beholi, thoil hast driven me out 21 Unto Adam also and to his wife did this day from the face of the earth ; and the LORD God make coats of il-ins, and from thy face shall I be hid; and I'thall clothed them.

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GENESIS. Adam's genealogy unto Noah. be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; 4 And the days of Adam after he had and it ihall come to pass, that every one begotten Seth were eight hundred years : that findeth me thall Nay me.

and he begat sons and daughters : 15 And the LORD said unto him, 5. And all the days that Adam lived Therefore whosoever Nayeth Cain, ven- were nine hundred and thirty years : and geance shall be taken on him sevenfold. he died. And the Lord fet a mark upon Cain, left 6 And Seth lived an hundred and five any finding him thould kill him.

years, and begat Enos : j6 And Cain went out from tle pre 7 And Seth lived after he begat Enos sence of the LORD, and dwelt in the land eight hundred and seven years, and begat of Nod, on the east of Eden.

fons and daughters : 19 And Cain knew his wife ; and he 8 And all the days of Seth were nine conceived, and bare Eroch: and he build- hundred and twelve years : and he died. ed a city, and called the nime of the city, 9 And Enos lived ninety years, and after the name of his ton, Enoch. begat Cainan :

18 And unto Enoch was born Irad : 10 And Enos lived after he begat Caiand Irad begat Mehujael: and Mehujael nan eight hundred and fifteen years, and begat Methufael : and Methusael begat begat fous and daughters : Lamech.

II And all the days of Enos were nine 19 | And Lamech took unto him two hundred and five years: and he died. wives : the name of the one was Adah, 12 And Cainan lived seventy years, and and the name of the other Zillah. begat Mahalaleel.

20 And Adah bare Jabal : he was the 13 And Cainan lived after he begat father of such as dwell in tents, and of Mahalaleel eight hundred and forty years, such as have cattle.

and begat sons and daughters : 21 And his brother's name was Jubal : 14 And all the days of Cainan were nine he was the father of all such as handle the hundred and ten years : and he died. harp and organ.

15 And Mahalaleel lived fixty and five 22 And Ziilah, he also bare Tubal- years, and begat Jared : cain, an instructer of every artificer in 16 And Mahalaleel lived after he begat brass and iron : and the filter of Tubal- Jared eight hundred and thirty years, and cain was Naamah.

begat fons and daughters : 23 And Lamech said unto his wives, 17 And all the days of Mahalaleel were Adah and Zillah, hear my voice; ye wivescight hundred ninety and five years : and of Lamech, hearken unto my speech : he died. for I have sain a man to my wounding, 18 And Jared lived an hundred sixty and a young man to my hurt :

and two years, and he begat Enoch : 24 If Cain Mall be avenged sevenfold, 19 And Jared lived after he begat truly Lamech seventy and sevenfold. Enoch eight hundred years, and begat

25 And Adam knew his wife again : fons and daughters : and me bare a son, and called his name 20 And all the days of Jared were Seth. For God, said she, hath appointed nine hundred fixty and two years: and me another feed instead of Abel, whom he died. Cain New.

21 And Enoch lived fixty and five 26 And to Seth, to him also there was ycars, and begat Methuselah : born a fon; and he called his name Enos: 22 And Enoch walked with God after then began men to call upon the name of he begat Methuselah three hundred years, the LORD.

and begat sons and daughters : C H A P. V.

23. And all the days of Enoch were I The genealogy, age, and death of the pa- three hundred sixty and five years :

triarchs from Adam unto Noah. 24 T And Enoch walked with God : The godliness and translation of Enoch. (and he was not ; for God took him. THIS is the book of the generations 25 And Methuselah lived an hundred

of Adam. In the day that God eighty and seven years, and begat Lacreated man, in the likeness of God made mech : he him ;

26 And Methuselah lived after he begat 2 Male and female created be them ; Lamech seven hundred eighty and two and blessed them, and called their name years, and begat fons and daughters : Adam, in the day when they werecreated. 27 And all the days of Methuselalı

3 And Adam lived an hundred and were nine hundred fixty and nine years : thirty years, and begat a fon in his own and he died. likeness, after his image ; and called his 28 And Lamech lived an bundred eighname Seth :

ty and two years, and begat a fon :



Man's wickedness.

Chap. vi, vii. Noah entereth into the ark. 29 And he called his name Noah, say-1 14 Make thee an ark of gopher wood; ing, This fame shall comfort us concern- rooms Malt thou make in the ark, and íhalt ing our work and toil of our hands, be pitch it within and without with pitch. cause of the ground which the LORD hath 15 Anci this is the fashion which thou cursed.

shalt make it of: The length of the ark 30 And Lamech lived after he begat Mall be three hundred cubits, the breadth Noah five hundred ninety and five years, of it fifty cubits, and the height of it thir. and begat sons and daughters :

ty cubits. 31 And all the days of Lamech were 16 A window falt thou make to the seven hundred seventy and seven years, ark, and in a cubit shalt thou finish it aand he died.

bove ; and the door of the ark shalt thou 32 And Noah was five hundred years set in the side thereof; with lower, leold : and Noah begat Shem, Ham, and cond, and third sories thalt thou make it. Japheth.

17. And, behold, I, even I, do bring a C H A P. VI.

hood of waters upon the earth, to destroy I The wickedness of the world causeth the all feth, wherein is the breath of life, flood. 8 Noah findeth grace. 14 The from under heaven; and every thing that

order, form, and end of the ark. is in the earth shall die. AND it came to pafs, when then began

18 But with thee will I establish my to multiply on the face of the earth, covenant; and thou shalt come into the and daughters were born unto them, ark, thou, and thy fons, and thy wife,

2 That the sons of God saw the daugh- and thy sons' wives with thee. ters of men that they were fair ; and they 19 And of every living thing of all took them wives of all which they chose. Res, two of every fort shalt thou bring

3 And the LORD said, My spirit fall in o the ark, to keep them alive with thee; not always strive with man, for that he they shall be male and female. also is fieil : yet his days Mall be an hun 20 Of fowls after their kind, and of dred and twenty years.

cattle after their kind, of every creeping 4 There were giants in the earth in thing of the earth after his kind, two of those days; and also after that, when the every sort shall come unto thee, to keep fons of God came in unto the daughters them alive. of men, and they bare children to them, 21 And take thou unto thee of all food the same became mighty men which were that is eaten, and thou shalt gather it to of old, men of renown.

thee; and it shall be for food for thee, 5 And God saw that the wickedness of and for them. man was great in the earth, and thatevery 22 Thus did Noah; according to all imagination of the thoughts of his heart that God commanded him, so did he. was only evil continually.

CH A P. VII. 6 And it repented the Lord that he i Noah with his family entereth into the had made man on the earth, and it griev ark. 17 The beginning, increase, and ed him at his heart.

continuance of the flood. 9 And the Lord said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the face

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Come thou and all thy house into of the earth ; both man, and beast, and the ark; for thee have I feen righteous the creeping thing, and the fowls of the before me in this generation. air ; for it repenteth me that I have made 2 Of every clean beast thou shalt take them.

to thee by sevens, the male and his fe8 But Noah found grace in the eyes male: and of beasts that are not clean of the LORD.

by two, the male and his female. 9 These are the generations of Noah: Of fouls alto of the air by fevens, Noah was a just man and perfect in his the male and the female ; to keep secu generations, and Noah walked with God. alive upon the face of all the earth.

10 And Noah begat three fons, Shem, 4 For yet leven days, a:d I will cause Ham, and Japheth.

it to rain upon the earth forty days and 11 The earth also was corrupt before forty nights; and every living substance God, and the earth was filled with vio- that I have made will I defroy from off lence.

the face of the tarth. 12 And God looked upon the earth, 5 And Noah did according urto all and, behold, it was corrupt; for all felh that the Lord commanded him. had corrupted his way upon the earth. 6 And Noah was fix hundred ycars

13 And God said unto Noah, The end old when the flood of waters was upon of all flesh is come before me; fortheearth the earth. is filled with violence through them; and, 7 And Noah went in, and his sons, and behold, I will destroy then with the earth.


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The waters afwage. bis wife, and his sons' wives with him, into

СНАР. VIII. the ark, because of the waters of the food. 1 The waters af wage. 18 Noah goeth

8 Of clean beasts, and of beasts that forth of the ark, 20 buildeth an altar, are not clean, and of fowls, and of every and offeretb sacrifice, 21 God's promise thing that creepeth upon the earth, to curse the earth no more. 9 There went in two and two unto

A Noah into the ark, the male and the

every living thing, and all the cattle male, as God had commanded Noah. that was with him in the ark : and God

10 And it came to pass after seven days, made a wind to pass over the earth, and that the waters of the flood were 'upon the waters afswaged ; the earth.

2 The fountains also of the deep and 11 In the fix hundredth year of Noah's the windows of heaven were stopped, and life, in the fecond month, the seventeenth ihe rain from heaven was restrained ; day of the month, the same day were all 3. And the waters returned from off the fountains of the great deep broken up, the earth continually: and after the end and the windows of heaven were opened. of the hundred and fifty days the waters

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

4 And the ark rested in the seventh 13 In the self same day entered Noahi, and month, on the seventeenth day of the Shem, and liam, and Japheth, the sons of month, upon the mountains of Ararat. Noah, and Noah's wife, and the three 5 And the waters decreased continually wives of his sons with them, into the ark; luntil the tenth month : in the tenth

14 They, and every beast after his kind, month, on the first day of the month, and all the cattle after their kind, and were the tops of the mountains seen. every creeping thing that creepeth upon 6 And it came to pass at the end of the earth after his kind, and every fowl forty days, that Noah opened the winafter his kind, every bird of every fort. dow of the ark which he had made :

15 And they went in unto Noah into 7 And he sent forth a raven, which the ark, two and two of all flesh, where went forth to and fro, until the waters in is the breath of life.

were dried up from off the earth. 16 And they that went in, went in male 8 Allo he sent forth a dove from him, and female of all fleih, as God had com- to see if the waters were abated from off manded him: and the Lord shut him in the face of the ground;

17 And the flood was forty days up 9 But the dove found no rest for the on the earth; and the waters increased, role of her foot, and the returned unto and bare up the ark, and it was lift up him into the ark, for the waters were on above the earth.

the face of the whole earth : then he put 18 And the waters prevailed, and were forth his hand, and took her, and pulled mcreased greatly upon the earth; and her in unto him into the ark. the ark went upon the face of the waters. 10 And he stayed yet other seven days;

19 And the waters prevailed exceed- and again lie fent forth the dove out of ingly upon the earth; and all the high the ark; hills, that were under the whole heaven, II And the dove came in to him in the were covered.

evening ; and, lo, in her mouth was an o20 Fifteen cubits upward did the wa- live leaf pluckt off: fo Noab knewthat the ters prevail ; and the mountains were waters were abated from off the carth. covered.

12 And he stayed yet other seven days; 21 And all fiefh died that moved upon and sent forth the dove; which returned the earth, both of fowl, and of cattle, not again unto him any more. and of bealli, and of every creeping thing 13 And it came to pass in the six hunthat creepeth upon the earth, and every dredth and first year, in the first month,

the first day of the month, the waters were 22 All in whose nostrils qvasthebreath of dried up from off the earth : and Noah life, of all that was in the dry land, died. removed the covering of the ark, and

23 And every living substance was de- looked, and, behold, the face of the stroyed which was upon the face of the ground was dry. proud, both man, and cattle, and the 14. And in the second month, on the creeping things, and the fowl of the hea- seven and twentieth day of the month, ven; and they were destroyed from the was the earth dried. carth : and Noah only remained alive, 15 And God spake unto Noah, saying, and they that were with him in the ark. 16 Go forth of the ark, thou, and thy

24 And the waters prevailed upon the wife, and thy fons, and thy fons' wives earth an hundred and fifty days. with thee.

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