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

19 And the evening and the morn ing were the fourth day.

20 And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open 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 saw that it was good.

22 And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multi

8 And God called the firmament Heaven and the evening and the morning were the second day.

9 And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered toge-ply in the earth. ther unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so.

23 And the evening and the morning were the fifth day.

10 And God called the dry land Earth; and the gathering together of the waters called he Seas: and God saw that it was good.

24 And God said, Let the earth bring forth the living creature after his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, and beast of the earth after his kind: and it was so.

11 And God said, Let the earth 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 creepupon the earth: and it was so. eth upon the earth after his kind: and God saw that it was good.

12 And the earth brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed after his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in itself, after his kind: and God saw that it was good. 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

26 And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the

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

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 food; 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 ¶ 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.

30 And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to

13 And the name of the second river is Gihon: the same is it that compasseth 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 Hiddekel: that is it which goeth toen every green herb for meat: and it ward the east of Assyria. And the fourth river 28 Euphrates.

Was so.

15 And the LORD God took the

31 And God saw every thing that he had made, and behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day. CHAP. II.

19 The crea

1 The first sabbath. 8 The garden of Eden.
16 The tree of knowledge.
tures named. 21 Woman made and mar-
riage instituted.

HUS the heavens and the earth Twere finished, and all the host of

man, and put him into the garden of Eden, to dress it, and to keep it.

16 And the LORD God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat:

17 But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.

3 And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made.

18 And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone: will make him a help meet for him. 19 And cut of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air, and brought them unto Adam, to see what he would call them; and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof.


2 And on the seventh day God end-I ed his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made.

4 ¶ 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 for 5 And every plant of the field before him. rt was in the earth, and every herb of the field before it grew: for the LORD God had not caused it to rain upon the earth, and there was not a man to till the ground.

6 But there went up a mist from the earth, and watered the whole face of the ground.

22 And the rib, which the LORD God had taken from man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man.

23 And Adam said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my

7 And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breath-flesh: she shall be called Woman, be ed into his nostrils the breath of life; cause she was taken out of man. and man became a living soul.

8 T And the LORD God planted a garden eastward in Eden; and there he put the man whom he had formed. 9 And out of the ground made the

21 And the LORD God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept; and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof.

24 Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.

25 And they were both naked, the



asham-and above every beast of the field: up-
on thy belly shalt thou go, and dust
shalt thou eat all the days of thy life:
15 And I will put enmity between

1 The serpent deceiveth Eve. 6 Man's fall.
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

Now the serpent was more subtile head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.
than any
field which 16 the woman he said, I will
the LORD God had made: and he greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy
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
to thy husband, and he shall rule over
the garden?

man and his wife, and were not ed.

2 And the woman said unto the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden:

17 And unto Adam he said, Because 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 commanded thee, saying, 2s in the midst of the garden, God hath which said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the die. ye touch it, lest ye 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; man, Ye shall not surely die:

18 Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat

5 For God doth know, that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall the herb of the field: be opened: and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.


6 And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise; she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her, and he did eat.

19 In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken : for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return.

20 And Adam called his wife's name Eve; because she was the mother of all living.

21 Unto Adam also and to his wife did the LORD God make coats of skins, and clothed them.

7 And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked: and they sewed fig-leaves together, and made themselves aprons.

22 And the LORD God said, Behold, 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 trees of the garden.

23 Therefore the LORD God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to 9 And the LORD God called unto till the ground from whence he was taAdam, and said unto him, Where art thou?


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

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

12 And the man said, The woman,

whom thou gavest to be with me, she

gave me of tree, and I did eat.

13 And the LORD God said unto the woman, What is this that thou hast tone? And the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat.

14 And the LORD God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle,


24 So he drove out the man: and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.

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CHAP. IV. The birth of Cain and Abel. & The mur der of Abel. 11 The curse of Cain. 19 Lamech and his two wives.

AND Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the LORD.

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

3 And in process of time it came to pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of

the ground an offering unto the LORD. Jael begat Methusael: and Methusael 4 And Abel, he also brought of the begat Lamech. firstlings of his flock, and of the fat 19 T 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. 5 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 have 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 handle the harp and organ.

countenance fallen?

7 If thou doest well, shalt thou not ne accepted? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door. And unto thee shall be his desire, and thou shalt rule over him.

22 And Zillah, she also bare Tubalcain, an instructor of every artificer in brass and iron: and the sister of Tubal-cain was Naamah.

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 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 T 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 Abel, whom Cain slew.

11 And now art thou cursed from the earth, which hath opened her mouth to receive thy brother's blood from thy hand;

26 And to Seth, to him also there was born a son; and he called his name Enos: then began men to call upon the name of the LORD. CHAP. V.

The genealogy, age, and death of the patriarchs from Adam unto Noah. 24 The godliness and translation of Enoch.


HIS is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day that God created man, in the likeness of God made he him:

14 Behold, thou hast driven me out this day from the face of the earth; and 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 and thirty years, and begat a son in his own likeness, after his image; and called his name Seth.

12 When thou tillest the ground, it shall not henceforth yield unto thee her strength; a fugitive and a vaga-1 bond shalt thou be in the earth.

13 And Cain said unto the LORD, My punishment is greater than I can bear.

15 And the LORD said unto him, Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain, vengeance shall be taken on him sevenfold. And the LORD set a mark upon Cain, lest any finding him should kill


16 And Cain went out from the presence of the LORD, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden.

17 And Cain knew his wife; and she conceived, and 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: d Irad begat Mehujael: and Mchu

4 And the days of Adam after he had begotten Seth were eight hundred years: and he begat sons and daughters.

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

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

7 And Seth lived after he begat Enos, eight hundred and seven years, and begat sons and daughters:

8 And all the days of Seth were nine

hundred and twelve years; and he died.


And Enos lived ninety years, and begat Cainan :

30 And Lamech lived after he be gat Noah five hundred ninety and five years, and begat sons and daughters: 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:

32 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 he Ham, and Japheth. died.


12 And Cainan lived seventy years, and begat Mahalaleel :

The wickedness of the world causeth the flood. 8 Noah findeth grace. 14 The or13 And Cainan lived after he begat der, form, and end of the ark. Mahalaleel eight hundred and forty AND it came to pass, when men years, and sons began to multiply on face of 14 And all the days of Cainan were the earth, and daughters were born unnine hundred and ten years; and he to them,


2 That the sons of God saw the 15 And Mahalaleel fived 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 flesh; 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 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 chil

19 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 of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

21 ¶ And Enoch lived sixty and five years, and begat Methuselah:

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

7 And the LORD said, I will destroy

22 And Enoch walked with God after he begat Methuselah three hundred years, and begat sons and daugh-man whom I have created from the 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, and he was not: for God took him.

have made them.

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

25 And Methuselah lived a hundred eighty and seven years, and begat Lamech:

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

26 And Methuselah lived after he begat Lamech seven hundred eighty and two years, and begat sons and daughters:

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

27 And all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred sixty and nine years; and he died.

28 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 conterning our work and toil of our hands, because of the ground which the LORD bath cursed.

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 filled with violence through

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