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Chap. ix.

God's covenant with him. 17 Bring forth with thee every living is with you, of the fowl, of the cattle, thing that is with thee, of all Aesh, both and of every beast of the earth 'with of fowl, and of cattle, and of every creep- you ; from all that go out of the ark, to ing thing that creepeth upon the earth; every beast of the earth. that they may breed abundantly in the 11 And I will establish my covenant earth, and be fruitful, and multiply upon with you; neither Mall all fem be cut the earth.

off any more by the waters of a flood; 18 9 And Noah went forth, and his sons, neither Thall there any more be a flood and his wife, and his sons' wives with him: to destroy the earth.

19 Every beast, every creeping thing, 12 And God said, This is the token of and every fowl, and whatsoever creepeth the covenant which I make between me upon the earth, after their kinds, went and you and every living creature that is forth out of the ark.


yoll, for perpetual generations : 20 s And Nuah builded an altar unto 13 TI do set my bow in the cloud, and the Lorv; and took of every clean beast, it Thall be for a token of a covenant beand of every clean fowl, and offered burnt tween me and the earth. offerings on the altar.

-4. And it shall come to pass, when I 21 | And the LORD smelled a sweet bring a cloud over the earth, that the favour; and the Lord said in his heart, bow shall be seen in the cloud: I will not again curse the ground any 15 And I will remember my covenant, more for man's fake ; for the imagina- which is between me and you and every tion of man's heart is evil from his youth; living creature of all flesh'; and the waneither will I again smite any more every ters shall no inore become a flood to de. thing living, as I have done.

stroy all felh. 22 While the earth remaineth, feed 16 And the bow shall be in the cloud; time and harvest, and cold and heat, and and I will look upon it, that I may resummer and winter, and day and night member the everlasting covenant between thall not cease.

God and every living creature of all flesh CHAP. IX.

that is upon the earth. I God blesseth Noah. 4 Blood and murder 17 And God said unto Noah, This is

are forbidden. 8 God's covenant, 13518- the token of the covenant, which I have nified by the rainbow. 21 Noah is drunk- established between me and all fleíh that 11!, 25 curseth Canaan, 29 and dieth. is upon the earth. A and faid unto them, Be fruitful, and forth of the ark, were Shem; and Ham,

, went multiply, and replenish the earth. and Japheth : and Ham is the father of

2 And the fear of you and the dread Canaan. of you shall be upon every beast of the 19 These are the threesons of Noah: and earth, and upon every fowl of the air, of them was the whole earth overspread. upon all that moveth upon the earth, and 20 And Noah began to be an husbandupon all the fishes of the fea; into your man, and he planted a vineyard : hand are they delivered.

21 | And he drank of the wine, and 3 Every moving thing that liveth Mall was drunken ; and he was uncovered be meat for you; even as the green herb within his tent. have I given you all things.

22 And Ham, the father of Canaan, 4 But flesh with the life thereof, which saw the nakedness of his father, and told is the blood thereof, Mall ye not eat. his two brethren without.

5 And surely your blood of your lives 23 And Shem and Japheth took a gara will I require; at the hand of every beast ment, and laid it upon both their shoula will I require it, and at the hand of man; ders, and went backward, and covered at the hand of every man's brother will I the nakedness of their íather; and their require the life of man.

faces were backward, and they saw not 6 Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by their father's nakedness. man shall his blood be shed : for in the 24 And Noah awoke from his wine, image of God made he man.

and knew what his younger son had done 7 And you, be ye fruitful, and multi-unto him. ply; bring forth abundantly in the earth, 25 9 And he said, Cursed be Canaan; and multiply therein.

a servant of servants shall he be unto his 8 1 And God spake unto Noah, and brethren. to his fons with him, saying,

26 And he said, Blessed be the LORD 9 And I, behold, I establish my covenant God of Shem; and Canaan fhall be his with you, and with your feed after you ; servant. 1o And with every living creature that 27 God shall enlarge Japheth, and he


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II Out of that land went forth Ashur.) AND the whole earth was of one lanIlse generations of Noah. GENESIS.

The building of Babel. Shall dwell in the tents of Shem; and 20 There are the fons of Ham, after Canaan shall be his servant.

their families, after their tongues, in their 28 And Noah lived after the food countries, and in their nations. three hundred and fifty years.

21 1 Unto Shem also, the father of allthe 29 9 And all the days of Noah were nine children of Eber, the brother of Japheth hundred and fifty years : and he died. the elder, even to him were children born. CHAP. X.

22 The children of Shem; Elam, and 1 Noah's generations. 2 The sons of fa- Asmur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and

pheth, 6 and Ham. 8 Nimrod the firf Aram. monarch. 21 The Sons of Shem.

23 And the children of Aram ; Uz, OW these are the generations of the and Hul, and Gether, and Mash.

fons of Noah, Shem, Ham, and Ja 24 And Arphaxad begat Salah; and pheth: and unto them were sons born Salah begat Eber. after the flood.

25 And unto Eber were born two 29 The sons of Japbeth ; Gomer, and sons: the name of one was Peleg ; for Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tu- in his days was the earth divided; and bal, and Memech, and Tiras.

his brother's name was Joktan. 3. And the sons of Gomer; Ashkenaz, 26 And Joktan begat Almodad, and and Riphath, and Togarmah.

Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah, 4 And the sons of Javan; Elisah, and 27 And Hadoram, and Uzal, and Diklali, Tarmish, Kittim, and Dodanim.

28 And Obal, and Abimael, and Sheba, 5 By these were the illes of the Gen

29 And Ophir, and Havilah, and Jotiles divided in their lands; every one bab : all these were the fons of Joktan. after his tongue, after their families, in 30 And their dwelling was from Mesha, their nations.

as thou goest, unto Sephar, a mount of 6 | And the sons of Ham ; Cush, and the eatt. Mizraim, and Phut, and Canaan.

31 These are the sons of Shem, after 7. And the fons of Cufh; Seba, and their families, after their tongues, in their Havilah, and Sabtah, and Raamah, and lands, after their nations. Sabtechah : and the sons of Raamah ; 32 These are the families of the fons Sheba, and Dedan.

of Noah, after their generations, in their 8 į And Cush begat Nimrod : he be- nations : and by these were the nations gan to be a mighty one in the earth. divided in the earth after the foodi. 9 He was a mighty hunter before the

CHAF. XI. LORD: wherefore it is said, Even as Nim- 1 One language in the cvorld. 3 Bobel built. rod the mighty hunter before the Lord. 5 Languages confounded. 10 The gene

10 And the beginning of his kingdom rations of Shem, 27 of Terah Abram's was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and father. Calneh, in the land of Shinar.

guage, and of one speech. and builded Nineveh, and the city Re 2. And it came to pass, as they journeyed hoboth, and Calah,

from the east, that they found a plain in 12 And Resen between Nineveh and the land of Shinar ; and they dwelt there. Calah: the same is a great city.

3 [ And they said one to another, Go 13 And Mizraim begat Ludim, and to, let us make brick, and burn them Anamim, and Lehabim, and Naphtuhim, throughly. And they had brick for stone,

14 And Pathrulim, and Calluhim, (out and Dime had they for morter. of whom came Philistim,) and Caphtorim. 4 And they said, Go to, let us build

15 And Canaan begat Sidon his first- us a city and a tower, whose top may born, and Heth,

reach unto heaven; and let us make us a 16 And the Jebulite, and the Amorite, name, left we be scattered abroad upon and the Girgalite,

the face of the whole earth. 17 And the Hivite, and the Arkite, 5 ( And the LORD came down to see and the Sinite,

the city and the tower, which the chil. 18 And the Arvadite, and the Zema-dren of men builded. rite, and the Hamathite : and afterward 6 And the Lord said, Behold, the peowere the families of the Canaanites spread ple is one, and they have all one language; abroad.

and this they begin to do: and now noIy And the border of the Canaanites/thing will be restrained from them, which was from Sidon, as thou comeft to Gerar, they have imagined to do. unto Gaza ; as thou goest, unto Sodom, 7 Go, to, let us go down, and there and Gomorrah, and Admah, and Ze-confound their language, that they may boim, even unto Lasha.

not understand one another's speech.

12 And Arphasad aived five and thirty N on the Lord had said unto Ábram

The generations of Shem, &c. Chap. xii.

God calleth Abram. 8 So the LORD scattered them abroad! 31 And Terah took Abram his son, from thence upon the face of all the and Lot the son of Haran his son's son, earth : and they left off to build the city. and Sarai his daughter in law, his fon

9 Therefore is the name of it called Abram's wife; and they went forth with Babel ; because the LORD did there con. them from Ur of the Chaldees, to go into found the language of all the earth : and the land of Canaan; and they came unto from thence did the Lord scatter them Haran, and dwelt there. abroad upon the face of all the earth. 32 And the days of Terah were two

10 I These are the generations of Shem: hundred and five years: and Terah died Shem was an huudred years old, and be. in Haran. gat Arphaxad two years after the food :

CHAP. XII. 11 And Shem lived after he begat Ar- 1 God calleth Abram, and bleseth him with phaxad five hundred years, and begat a promise of Christ. 4 His departure fons and daughters.

from Haran. 7 Canaan is promised.

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Get thee out thy 13 And Arphaxad lived after he begat from thy kindred, and from thy father's Salab four hundred and three years, and house, unto a land that I will new thee: begat sons and daughters.

2 And I will make of thee a great na14 And Salah lived thirty years, and tion, and I will bless thee, and make thy begat Eber:

name great; and thou shalt be a blesing: 15 And Salah lived after he begat Ever 3 And I will bless them that bless thee, four hundred and three years, and begat and curse him that curseth thee: and sons and daughters.

in thee shall all families of the earth be 16 And Eber lived four and thirty blessed. years, and begat Peleg :

4 Y So Abram departed, as the LORD 17 And Eber lived after he begat Peleg had spoken unto him ; and Lot went with four hundred and thirty years, and begat him : and Abram qvas seventy and five fons and daughters.

years old when he departed out of Haran, 18 And Peleg lived thirty years, and 5 And Abram took Sarai his wife, and begat Reu:

Lot his brother's son, and all their sub19 And Peleg lived after he begat Reu itance that they had gathered, and the two hundred and nine years, and begat fouls that they had gotten in Haran; and sons and daughters.

they went forth to go into the land of 20 And Reu lived two and thirty years, Canaan ; and into the land of Canaan they and begat Serug :

21 And Reu lived after he begat Serug 6 And Abram passed through the land two hundred and seven years, and begat unto the place of Sichem, unto the plain sons and daughters.

of Moreh. And the Canaanite was then 22 And Serug lived thirty years, and in the land. begat Nahor:

7 9 And the Lord appeared unto A23 And Serug lived after he begat Na- bram, and said, Unto thy feed will I give hor two hundred years, and begat sons this land : and there builded he an altar and daughters

unto the LORD, who appeared unto him. 24 And Nahor lived nine and twenty 8 And he removed from thence unto years, and begat Terah:

a mountain on the east of Beth-el, and 25 And Nahor lived after he begat pitched his tent, having Beth-el on the Terah an hundred and nineteen years, west, and Hai on the east: and there he and begat sons and daughters.

builded an altar unto the LORD, and call. 26 And Terah lived seventy years, and sed upon the name of the LORD. begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran. 9 And Abram journeyed, going on Nill

27 | Now these are the generations of toward the south. Terah : Terah begat Abram, Nahor, and 10 And there was a famine in the land: Haran; and Haran begat Lot.

and Abram went down into Egypt to 28 And Haran died belore his father sojourn there; for the famine was grievTerah in the land of his nativity, in Ur ous in the land. of the Chaldees.

11 And it came to pass, when he was 29 And Abram and Nahor took them come near to enter into Egypt, that he said wives : the name of Abram's wife was unto Sarai his wife, Behold now, I know Sarai ; and the name of Nahor's wife, that thou art a fair woman to look upon: Milcalı, the daughter of Haran, the fa 12 Therefore it fhall come to pass, ther of Milcah, and the father of Iscah. when the Egyptians Thall see thee, that

30 But Sarai was barren ; she had no they shall say, This is his wife : and they child.



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Abram and Lot disagree. GENESIS. God's promise renewed to Abram. will kill me, but they will save thee alive. go to the right ; or if thou depart to the

13 Say, I pray thee, thou art my filter: right hand, then I will go to the left. that it may be well with me for thy fake; 10 And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beand my soul shall live because of thee. held all the plain of Jordan, that it was

14 And it came to pass, that, when well watered every where, before the Ahram was come into Egypt, the Egyp- Lord destroyed Sódom and Gomorrah, tians beheld the woman that he was very even as the garden of the Lord, like the fair.

land of Egypt, as thou comeft unto Zoar. 15 The princes also of Pharaoh saw 11 Then Lot chose him all the plain of her, and commended her before Pharaoh: Jordan ; and Lot journeyed ealt : and and the woman was taken into Pharaoh's they separated themselves the one from house.

the other. 16 And he entreated Abram well for 12 Abram dwelled in the land of Cana. her fake: and he had sheep, and oxen, an, and Lot dwelled in the cities of the and he afles, and menservants, and maid- plain, and pitched his tent toward Sodom. servants, and the asses, and camels. 13 But the men of Sodom were wicked

17 And the LORD plagued Pharaoh and finners before the Lord exceedingly. and his house with great plagues because 14 | And the Lord said unto Abram, of Sarai Abram's wife.

after that Lot was separated from him, 18 And Pharaoh called Abram, and Lift up now thine eyes, and look from faid, What is this that thou hast done the place where thou art northward, unto me? why didt thou not tell me and southward, and eastward, and westthat he was thy wife?

ward ; 19 Why faidst thou, She is my sister? 15 For all the land which thou feeft, to fo I might have taken her to me to wife: thee will I give it, and to thy feed for now therefore behold thy wife, take her, ever. and go thy way.

16 And I will make thy feed as the 20 And Pharaoh commanded his men duft of the earth : so that if a man can concerning him: and they sent him away, number the dust of the carth, then Mall and his wife, and all that he had. thy fied also be numbered. CHAP. XII).

17 Arise, walk through the land in the I Abram and Lot return out of Eg;pt. length of it and in the breadth of it ; for

7 By disagreement they part asuider. 14 I will give it into thee.
s promise renewed to Abram.

18 Then Abram removed his tent, and A

ND Abram went up ont of Egypt, came and dwelt in the plain of Mamre,

he, and his wife, and all that he which is in Hebron, and built there an had, and Lot with him, into the fouih. altar unto the Lord. 2 And Abram was very rich in cattle,

CHAP. XIV. in silver, and in gold.

I The battle of the kings. 12 Lot taken, 14 3 And he went on his journeys from is rescued by Abran. 18 Melchizedek the fouth even to, unto the place Bleffith Abram, 20 who giveth him tithes. where his tent had been at the beginning, ND it came to pass in the days of between Beth-el and Hai;

Amraphel king of Shinar, Arioch 4 Unto the place of the altar, which Iking of Ellafar, Chedorlaomer king of he had made there at the fuft: and there Elam, and Tidal king of nations ; Abram called on the name of the LORD. 2 That these made war with Bera king

5 And Lot also, which went with A- of Sodon, and with Birtha king of Gobrain, had focks, and herds, and tents. morrah, Shinab king of Admah, and

6 And the land was not able to bear Shemeber king of Zeboiim, and the king them, that they might dwell together: of Bela, which is Zoar. for their fubstance was great, so that they 3 All these were joined together in the could not dwell together.

vale of Siddim, which is the fali fea. 7 9 And there was a strife between the

4 Twelve years they served Chedorherdmen of Abram's cattle and the herd-laomer, and in the thirteenih year they men of Lot’s catile : and the Canaanite rebelled. and the Perizzite dwelled then in the land. 5 And in the fourteenth year came Che

8 And Abrain fuid unto Lot, Let there forlaomer, and the kings ihat zvere with be no ftrife, I pray thee, between me and bim, and imote the Rephaims in Athte. thee, and beiween iny lerumen and thy roth Karnaim, and the Zuzims in Ham, herdmen ; for we be brethren.

and the Emims in Shaveh Kiriathaim, 9 Is not the whole land before thee? 6 And the Horites in their mount Seir, separate thyself, I pray thee, from me: unto El-parm, which is by the wildernets. if thou wili take the left hand, then I will 7 And they returned, and came to En8



Melchizedek blesseth Abram : Chap. xv.

A fon promised to hin. mishpat, which is Kadesh, and smote allthe even to a shoelatchet, and that I will not country of the Amalekites, and also the take any thing that is thine, left thou Amorites, that dwelt in Hazezon-tamar. shouldest say, I have made Abram rich :

8 And there went out the king of So 24 Save only that which the young men dom, and the king of Gomorrah, and have eaten, and the portion of the men the king of Admah, and the king of Ze- which went with me, Aner, Eihcol, and boiim, and the king of Bela (the fame is Mamre; let them take their portion. Zoar;) and they joined battle with them

CHAP. XV. in the vale of Siddim;

1 Abram is encouraged. 4 4 Son is pro9 With Chedorlaomer the king of E mised. 6 He is justified by faith. 7 Calam, and with Tidal king of nations, and naan is promised again. Amraphel king of Shinar, and Arioch


FTER these things the word of the king of Ellasar; four kings with five.

LORD came unto Abram in a vision, 10 And the vale of Sidilim was full of saying, Fear not, Abram : I am thy shield, Nimepits ; and the kings of Sodom and and thy exceeding great reward. Gomorrah Aed, and fell there; and they 2 And Abram faid, LORD God, what that remained fled to the mountain. wilt thou give me, feeing I go childless,

11 And they took all the goods of So- and the steward of my house is this Eliedom and Gomorrah, and all their victuals, zer of Damascus ? and went their way.

3 Aud Abram said, Behold, to me thoil 12 | And they took Lot, Abram's bro- haft given no seed : and, lo, one born in ther's son, who dwelt in Sodom, and his my house is mine heir. goods, and departed.

49 And, behold, the word of the Lord 13 And there came one that had efcap- came unto him, saying, This shall not be ed, and told Abram the Hebrew ; for heihine heir ; but he that hall come forth dwelt in the plain of Mamre the Amorite, out of thine own bowels Mall be thine heir. brother of Eshcol, and brother of Aner : 5 And he brought him forth abroad, and and these were confederate with Abram. said, Look now toward heaven, and tell

14 I And when Abram heard that his the stars, if thou be able to number them: brother was taken captive, he armed his and he said unto him, So Mallthy feed be. trained servants, born in his own house, 6 4 And he believed in the LORD; and three hundred and eighteen, and pursued he con ted it to him for righteousness. them urto Dan.

7 And he said unto hiin, I am the 15 And he divided himself against them, Lord that bronglt thee out of Ur of the Ive and his servants, by night, and smote Chaldees, to give thee this land to inhethem, and pursued them unto Hobal, rit it. which is on the left hand of Damascus. 8 And he said, LORD God, whereby

16 And he brought back all the goods, Mall I know that I Mall inherit it? and also brought again his brother Lot, 9.

And he said unto him, Take me and his goods, and the women also, and an heifer of three years old, and a ne the people.

goat of three years old, and a ram of 17 And the king of Sodom went out three years old, and a turtle dove, and a to meet him after his return from the young pigeon. Naughter of Chiedorlaomer, and of the 10 And he took unto him all these, kings that were with him, at the valley and divided them in the midst, and laid of Shaveh, which is the king's dale. each piece one against another : but the

18 | And Melchizedek king of Salem birds divided he not. brought forth bread and wine : and he 11 And when the fowls came down upwas the priest of the most high God. on the carcases, Abram drove them away.

19 And he bleted him, and said, Bles 12 And when the sun was going down, sed be Abram of the most high God, pol- a deep Deep fell upon Abram ; and, lo, fessor of heaven and earth:

an horror of great darkness fell upon him. 20 ° And blessed be the most high God, 13 And he said unto Abram, Know of which hath delivered thine enemies into a surety that thy seed fhall be a stranger thy hand. And he gave him tithes of all. in a land that is not their’s, and Mall

21 And the king of Sodom said unto serve them; and the Thall alict them Abram, Give me the persons, and take four hundred years ; the goods to thyself.

14 And also that nation, whom they 22 And Abram said to the king of Mall serve, will I judge: and afterward Sodom, I have lift up mine hand unto shall they come out with great substance. the Lord, the most high God, the por. 15 And thou shalt go to thy fathers feffor of heaven and earth,


thou shalt be buried in a good 23 That I will not take from a thread old age.

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