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There are infinite arguments of this right christian and religious affection in Your Majesty; but none is more forcible to declare it to others than the vehement and perpetuated defire of accompliming and publishing of this work, which now with all humility we prelent unto your Majesty. For when Your Highness had once out of deep judgment apprehended how convenient it was, that out of the Original Sacred Tongues, together with comparing of the labours, both in our own, and other foreign languages, of many worthy men who went before us, there should be one more exact Translation of the holy Scriptures into the English Tongue : Your Majesty did never defist to urge and to excite those to whom it was commended, that the work might be haltened, and that the business might be expe. dited in so decent a manner, as a matter of such importance might justly require.

And now at Jat, by the mercy of God, and the continuance of our labours, it being brought unto such a conclusion, as that we have great hopes that the Church of Englandi shall read good fruit thereby; we hold it our duty to offer it to Your Majesty, not only as to our King and Sovereign, but as to the principal Mover and A 2


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The Names and Order of all the Books of the Old and New Testament, with the

Number of their Chapters.

The Books of the Old Testament. G ENESIS hath chap. 50 III. Chronicles

36 | Daniel U Exodus 40 Ezra

10 Horea Leviticus 27 Nehemiah

13 Joel Numbers 36 Enher

10 Amos Deuteronomy 34 Job

42 Obadiah Joshua


150 Jonah Judges 21 Proverbs

31 Micah Ruth 4 | Ecclefiaftes

12 | Nahum 1. Samuel

31 | The Song of Solomon 8 | Habakkuk II. Samuel 24 Isaiah

66 | Zephaniah I. Kings

| Jeremiah

52 Haggai 11. Kings


5. Zechariah I. Chronicles 29 | Ezekiel

48 Malachi

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CHAP. I. ... 17 And God set them in the firmament I The creation of heaven and earth. 26

of the heaven to give light upon the earth,

18 And to rule over the day and over Of man in the image of God. 29 Thel.

the night, and to divide the light from the appointment of food.

darkness; and God saw that it was good. TN the beginning God created the hea 19 And the evening and the morning I ven and the earth.

were the fourth day. 2 And the carth was without form 1 20 And God said, Let the waters bring and void ; and darkness was upon the forth abundantly the moving creature face of the deep. And the Spirit of that hath life, and fowl that may fly aGod moved upon the face of the waters. (bove the earth in the open firmament

3 And God said, Let there be light : /of heaven. and there was light.

| 21 And God created great whales, 4 And God saw the light, that it was and every living creature that moveth; good : and God divided the light from which the waters brought forth abunthe darkness.

dantly, after their kind, and every wingAnd God called the light Day, and the led fowl after his kind : and God law that darkness he called Night. And the even- it was good. ing and the morning were the first day. I 22 And God blessed them, saying, Be

6 And God said, Let there be a firma-fruitful, and multiply, and fill the was ment in the midst of the waters, and let ters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in it divide the waters from the waters. the earth.

And God made the firmament, and 23 And the evening and the morning divided the waters which wuere under the were the fifth day. firmament from the waters which were 24 And God said, Let the earth bring above the firmament: and it was so forth the living creature after his kind,

8 And God called the fumanent Hea- cattle, and creeping thing, and beast of ven. And the evening and the morning the earth after his kind: and it was foi were the second day.

I 25 And God made the beast of the And God said, 'Let the waters under earth after his kind, and citiik after their the heaven be gathered together unto kind, and every thing that creepeth upon one place, and let the dry land appear: the earth after his kind : and God law and it was so.

that it was good. 10 And God called the dry land Earth; 26 9 And God said, Let us make man and the gathering together of the waters in our image, after our likeness: and let called he Seas : and God saw that it was tliem have dominion over the fish of the good.

rea, and over the fowl of the air, and u And God said, Let the earth bring over the cattle, and over all the carth, forth grass, the herb yielding feed, and and over ercry creeping thing that creepa the fruit tree yielding fruit after his kind, eth upon the earth.' whose feed is in itself, upon the earth : 27 So God created man in his oquý and it was so.

image, in tie image of Cod created he 12 And the earth brought forth grass, him ; male and feinale created he them. and herb yielding feed after his kind, 28 And Cod blefled them, and God and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiwas in itself, after his kind : and Godiply, and replenih the earth, and fubdue saw that it was good.

liti and have dominion over the fish of 12 And the evening and the morning the lea, and over the fowl of the air, and were the third day.

over erery living thing that moveth upon 14 And God said, Let there be lights the earth.' in the firmament of the heaven to divide 29 | And God said, Behold, I have the day from the night ; and let them belgiven you every herb bearing feed, which for fignis, and for fcafons, and for days, 15 upon the face of all the earth, and and years :

every tree, in the which is the fruit of Is And let them be for lights in the a tree yielding feed ; to you it shall be firmament of the heaven to give light for meat. upon the carth: and it was fo.

30 And to every beast of the earth, and 16 And God made two great lights; to every fowl of the air, and to every the greater light to rule the day, and thing that creepethupontheearth, where's the leller light to rule the night : be in there is life, I have given every green made the Itars alfo:

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