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let them be for signs, and for seasons, I The creation of heaven and earth. 26 or and for days, and years. men in the image of God. 29 The appoint- 15 And let them be for lights in the ment of food.

firmament of the heaven, to give light Ihethe beginning God.created the upoes the earth name it was een

2 And the earth was without form, the greater light to rule the day, and and roid; and darkness was upon the the lesser light to rule the night: he face of the deep: and the Spirit of God made the stars also. moved upon the face of the waters. 17 And God set them in the firma

3 And God said, Let there be light: ment of the heaven, to give light upon and there was light.

the earth, 4 And God saw the light, that it was 18 And to rule over the day, and good: and God divided the light from over the night, and to divide the light the darkness.

from the darkness : and God saw that 5 And God called the light Day, and it was good. the darkness he called Night: and the 19 And the evening and the mornevening and the morning were the first ing were the fourth day.

20 And God said, Let the waters 8 1 And God said, Let there be a bring forth abundantly the moving firmament in the midst of the waters, creature that hath life, and fowl that and let it divide the waters from the may fly above the earth in the open waters.

firmament of heaven. 7 And God made the firmament: 21 And God created great whales, and divided the waters which were and every living creature that moveth, under the firmament from the waters which the waters brought forth abunwhich were above the firmament: and dantly, after their kind, and every it was so.

winged fowl after his kind : and God 8 And God called the firmament saw that it was good. Heaven : and the evening and the 22 And God blessed them, saying, morning were the second day. Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the

91 And God said, Let the waters waters in the seas, and let fowl multiunder the heaven bé gathered toge- ply in the earth. ther unto one place, and let the dry 23 And the evening and the mornland appear: and it was so. ing were the fifth day,

10 And God called the dry land). 24 And God said, Let the earth Earth; and the gathering together of bring, forth the living creature after the waters called he Seas: and God his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, saw that it was good.

and beast of the earth after his kind? 11 And God said, Let the earth and it was so. bring forth grass, the herb yielding 25 And God made the beast of the seed, and the fruit-tree yielding fruit earth after his kind, and cattle after after his kind, whose seed is in itself, their kind, and every

thing that creep; upon the earth: and it was so. eth upon the earth after his kind: and

12 And the earth brought forth God saw that it was good. grass, and herb yielding seed after his 26 5 And God said, Let us make kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose man in our image, after our likeness: seed' was in itself, after his kind : and and let them hare dominion over the God saw that it icas good.

fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the 13 And the evening and the morn- air, and over the cattle, and over all ing were the third day:

the earth, and over every creeping 14 And God said, Let there be thing that creepeth upon the earth. lights in the firmuament of the heaven,l. 27 So God created man in his own to divide the day from the night: and'image: in the image of God created

Was so.

he him; male and female created he LORD God to grow every tree that is them.

pleasant to the sight, and good for 28 And God blessed them, and God lood; the tree of life also in the midst said unto them, Be fruitful, and multi- of the garden, and the tree of knowply, and replenish the earth, and sub- ledge of good and evil. due it: and have dominion over the 10 And a river went out of Eden fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the to water the garden: and from thence air, and over every living thing that it was parted, and became into four moveth upon the earth.

heads. 29 T And God said, Behold, I have 11 The name of the first is Pison : given you every herb bearing seed, that is it which compasseth the whole which is upon the face of all the earth, land of Havilah, where there is gold; and every tree, in the which is the fruit 12 And the gold of that land is good : of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall there is bdellium and the onyx-stone. be for meat.

13 And the name of the second river 30 And to every beast of the earth, is Gihon: the same is it that compassand to every fowl of the air, and to eth the whole land of Ethiopia. every thing that creepeth upon the 14 And the name of the third river earth, wherein there is life, I have giv- is Hiddekei : that is it which goeth toen every green herb for meat: and it ward the east of Assyria. And the

fourth river 18 Euphrates. 31 And God saw every thing that

15 And the LORD God took the he had made, and behold, at was very man, and put him into the garden of good. And the evening and the morn- Eden, to dress it, and to keep it. ing were the sixth day.

16 And the LORD God commanded CHAP. II.

the man, saying, of every tree of the 1 The first sabbath. 8 The garden of Eden. garden thou mayest freely eat: 16 The tree of knowledge. 19 The crea

17 But of the tree of the knowledge tures named. 21 Woman made and mar- of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of riage instituted.

it : "for in the day that thou eatest THUS the heavens and the earth thereof thou shalt surely die. them.

not good that the man should be alone : 2 And on the seventh day God end- I will make him a help meet for him. ed his work which he had made ; and 19 And cut of the ground the LORD he rested on the seventh day from all God formed every beast of the field, his work which he had made. and every fowl of the air, and brought

3 And God blessed the seventh day, them unto Adam, to see what he would and sanctified it: because that in it he call them; and whatsoever Adama callhad rested from all his work which ed every living creature, that was the God created and made.

name thereof. 4 1 These are the generations of the 20 And Adam gave names to all catheavens and of the earth when they tle, and to the fowl of the air, and to were created, in the day that the LORD every beast of the field: but for Adam God made the earth and the heavens, there was not found a help meet før

5 And every plant of the field before him. it was in the earth, and every herb of 21 And the LORD God caused a the field before it grew: for the LORD deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he God had not caused it to rain upon the slept; and he took one of his ribs, and earth, and there was not a man to till closed up the flesh instead thereof. the ground.

22 And the rih, which the LORD 6 But there went up a mist from the God had taken from man, made he a earth, and watered the whole face of woman, and brought her unto the man. the ground.

23 And Adam said, This is now 7 And the LORD God formed man bone of my bones, and flesh of my of the dust of the ground, and breath-flesh: she shall be called Woman, bé ed into his nostrils the breath of life; cause she was taken out of man. and man became a living soul.

24 Therefore shall a man leave his 8 T And the LORD God planted a father and his mother, and shall cleave garden eastward in Eden; and there unto his wife : and they shall be one he put the man whom he had formed. Desh. 9 And out of the ground made thel 25 And they were both uakech the

said, It is Nhanan rest of the field which

CHAP. III, IV. man and his wife, and were not asham- and above every beast of the field : up. ed.

on thy belly shalt thou go, and dust CHAP. Ill.

shalt thou eat all the days of thy life: 1 The serpent deceiveth Eve. 6 Man's fall. 15 And I will put enmity between

15 The promised seed. 16 The punishment thee and the woman, and between thy of mankind. 22 Their loss of paradise.

seed and her seed: it shall bruise thy OW the serpent was more subtile head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.

16' Unto the woman he said, I will the LORD God had made: and he greatly multiply thy sorrow and the said unto the woman, Yea, hath God conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of forth children ; and thy desire shall be the garden?

to thy husband, and he shall rule over 2 And the woman said unto the ser- thee. pent, We may eat of the fruit of the 17 And unto Adam he said, Because trees of the garden:

thou hast hearkened unto the voice of 3 But

of the fruit of the tree which thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree of us in the midst of the garden, God hath which 1 commanded thee, saying, said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ye touch it, lest ye die.

ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt 4 And the serpent said unto the wo-thou eat of it all the days of thy life; inan, Ye shall not surely die:

18 Thorns also and thistles shall it 5 For God doth know, that in the bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall the herb of the field: be opened: and ye shall be as gods, 19 In the sweat of thy face shalt thou knowing good and evil.

eat bread, till thou return unto the 6 And when the woman saw that ground; for out of it wast thou taken: the tree was good for food, and that it for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to thou return. be desired to make one wise; she took 20 And Adam called his wife's name of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and Eve; because she was the mother of gave also unto her husband with her, all living. and he did eat.

21 Unto Adam also and to his 7 And the eyes of them both were wife did the LORD God make coats opened, and they knew that they were of skins, and clothed them. naked: and they sewed fig-leaves to- 22 1 And the LORD God said, Be. gether, and made themselves aprons. Jhold, the man is become as one of us,

8 And they heard the voice of the to know good and evil. And now, lest LORD God walking in the garden in he put forth his hand, and take also of the cool of the day: and Adam and the tree of life, and eat, and live for his wife hid themselves from the pre-ever: sence of the LORD God amongst the 23 Therefore the LORD God sent trees of the garden.

him forth from the garden of Eden, to 9 And the LORD God called unto till the ground from whence he was ta. Adam, and said unto him, Where art ken. thou?

24 So he drove out the man: and he 10 And he said, I heard thy voice in placed at the east of the garden or the garden; and I was afraid, because Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword I was naked; and I hid myself. which turned every way, to keep the

11 And he said, Who told thee that way of the tree of life. thou wast naked? Hast thou eaten of the tree whereof I commanded thee, l1 The birth of Cain and Abel. 8 The songs

CHAP. IV. that thou shouldest not eat?

der of Abel. 11 The curse of Cain. 19 Lao 12 And the man said, The woman, mech and his two wives.

she Ashe Adamekimegy, Ewe his wife and gave me of the tree, and I did eat.

she conceived, and bare 13 And the LORD God said unto the and said, I have gotten a man from the woman, What is this that thou hast LORD. done? And the woman said, The ser- 2 And she again bare his brother pent beguiled me, and I did eat. Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep,

14 And the LORD God said unto but Cain was a tiller of the ground. the serpent, Because thou hast done

3 And in process of time it came to this, thou art cursed above all cattle. pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering unto the LORD. Ijael begat Methusael: and Methusael

4 And Abel, he also brought of the begat Lamech. firstlings of his flock, and of the fat 19 | And Lamech took unto him thereof. And the LORD had respect two wives: the name of the one was Aunto Abel, and to his offering : dah, and the name of the other Zillah.

b. But unto Cain and to his offering 20 And Adah bare Jabal : he was he had not respect. And Cain was the father of such as dwell in tents, and very wroth, and his countenance fell of such as hare cattle.

6 And the LORD said unto Cain, 21 And his brother's name was JuWhy art thou wroth? and why is thy bal: he was the father of all such as countenance fallen?

bandle the harp and organ. 7 If thou doest well, shalt thou not 22 And Zillah, she also bare Tubalne accepted? and if thou doest not cain, an instructor of every artificer in vell, sin lieth at the door. And unto brass and iron : and the sister of Tuthee shall be his desire, and thou shalt bal-cain was Naamah. rule over him.

23 And Lamech said unto his wives, 8 And Cain talked with Abel his Adah and Zillah, Hear my voice; ye brother: and it came to pass, when wives of Lamech, hearken unto my they were in the field, that Cain rose speech: for I have slain a man to my up against Abel his brother, and slew wounding, and a young man to my him.

hurt. 9 1 And the LORD said unto Cain, 24 If Cain shall be avenged sevenWhere is Abel thy brother? And he fold, truly Lamech seventy and sevensaid, I know not: Am I my brother's fold. keeper?

25 [ And Adam knew his wife 10 And he said, What hast thou again, and she bare a son, and called done? the voice of thy brother's blood his name Seth : For God, said she, hath crieth unto me from the ground. appointed me another seed instead of

11 And now art thou cursed from Abel, whom Cain slew. the earth, which hath opened her 26 And to Seth, to him also there mouth to receive thy brother's blood was born a son; and he called his name from thy hand;

Enos: then began men to call upon the 12 When thou tillest the ground, it uame of the LORD. shall not henceforth yield unto thee

CHAP. V. her strength; a fugitive and a vaga- 1 The gencalogy, age, and death of the pabond shalt thou be in the earth.

triarchs from Adam unto Noah. 24 The 13 And Cain said unto the LORD, godliness and translation of Enoch. My punishment is greater than I can HIS is the book of the generations bear.

of Adam. In the day that God 14 Behold, thou hast driven me out created man, in the likeness of God this day from the face of the earth; and made he him : from thy face shall I be hid; and I shall 2 Male and female created he them; be a fugitive and a vagabond in the and blessed them, and called their earth; and it shall come to pass, that name Adam, in the day when they every one that findeth me shall slay were created.

3 ! And Adam lived a hundred 15 And the LORD said unto him, and thirty years, and begat a son in Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain, his own likeness, after his image; and vengeance shall be taken on him seven-called his name Seth. fold. And the LORD set a mark upon 4 And the days of Adam after he Cain, lest any finding him should kill(had begotten Seth were eight hundred him.

years: and he begat sons and daugh16 ! And Cain went out from the ters, presence of the LORD, and dwelt in 5 And all the days that Adam lived ihe land of Nod, on the east of Eden. were nine hundred and thirty years :

17 And Cain knew his wife; and and he died. she conceived, and bare Enoch: and 6 1 And Seth lived a hundred and he builded a city, and called the name five years, and begat Enos. of the city, after the name of his son 7 And Seth lived after he hegat Enoch.

Enos, eight hundred and seven years, 18 And unto Enoch was born Irad: and begat sons and daughters : { lrad begat Mehujael : and Mchu- 3 And all the days of Seth were nine



hunalred and twelve years; and hel 30 And Lamech lived after he ber died.

gat Noab five hundred ninety and five 9 And Enos lived ninety years, Fears, and begat sons and daughters: and begat Cainan :

31 And all the days of Lamech 10 And Enos lived after he begat were seven hundred seventy and seven Cainan eight hundred and fifteen years; and he died. years, and begat sons and daughters : 82 And Noah was five hundred

11 And all the days of Enos were years old: and Noah begat Shem, nine hundred and five years; and be Ham, and Japheth. dier.

CHAP, VỊ. 12 | And Cainan lived seventy 1 The pickedness of the world causeth the years, and begat Mahalaleel : food. 8 Noah findeth grace. 14 The orMaħalaleel eight hundred and forty. A began to multiply on the face of

13 And Cainan lived after he begat der, form, and end of the ark. years, and begat sons and daughters :

14 And all the days of Cainan were the earth, and daughters were born unnine hundred and ten years; and he to them, died.

2 That the sons of God saw the 15. And Mahalaleel lived sixty daughters of men that they were fair; and five years, and begat Jared: and they took them wives of all which

16 And Mahalaleel lived after he they chose. begat Jared eight hundred and thirty 3 And the LORD said, My Spirit years, and begat sons and daughters : shall not always strive with man, for

17 And all the days of Mahalaleel that he also is desh; yet his days shall were eight hundred ninety and five be a hundred and twenty years. years; and he died.

4 There were giants in the earth in 18 í And Jared lived a hundred those days; and also after that, when sixty, and two years, and he begat the sons of God came in unto the Enoch:

daughters of men, and they bare chil19 And Jared lived, after he begat dren to them : the same became mighty Enoch, eight hundred years, and be- men, which were of old, men of renown. gat sons and daughters :

51 And God saw that the wickedness 20 And all the days of Jared were of man was great in the earth, and that nine hundred sixty and two years; and every imagination of the thoughts of he died.

his heart was ouly evil continually. 21 [ And Enoch lived sixty and five 6. And it repented the LORD that he years, and begat Methuselah : had made man on the earth, and it

22 And Enoch walked with God grieved him at his heart. after he begat Methuselah three hun- 7 And the LORD said, I will destroy dred years, and begat sons and daugh- man whom I have created from the ters :

face of the earth;both man and beast, 23 And all the days of Enoch were and the creeping thing, and the fowls three hundred sixty and five years : of the air; for it repenteth me that I

24 And Enoch walked with God, have made them. and he was not: for God took him. 8 But Noah found grace in the eyes

25 [ And Methuselah lived a hun- of the LORD. dred eighty and seven years, and be- 9 1 These are the generations of gat Lamecb :

Noah: Noah was a just man, and per26 And Methuselah lived after he fect in his generations, and Noah walkbegat Lamech seven hundred eighty ed with God. and two years, and begat sons and 10 And Noah begat three sons, daughters :

Shem, Ham, and Japheth. 27 And all the days of Methuselah 11 The earth also was corrupt bewere nine hundred sixty and nine fore God; and the earth was filled years; and he died.

with violence. 28 1 And Lamech lived a hundred 12 And God looked upon the earth, eighty and two years; and begat a son: and behold, it was coirupt; for all

29 And be called lis name Noah, filesh had corrupted his way upon the saying, This same shall comfort us con- earth. rerning our work and toil of our hands, 13 And God said unto Noah, The because of the ground which the LORD end of all desh is come before me; for Sath cursed.

(the earth is filled with violence through


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