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The First Book of MOSES, called GENESIS.

Ik heb hesagen and the earth.

CHAP. I.

13 And the evening and the the beginning God created morning were the third day.

f 14 And God said, Let there t 2 And the earth was without be lights in the firmament of the form, and void ; and darkness was heaven, to divide the day from the upon the face of the deep: and night; and let them be for signs, the Spirit of God moved upon the and for seasons, and for days, and face of the waters.

years. S 3 And God said, Let there be 15 And let them be for lights in light: and there was light. the firmament of the heaven to

$ 4 And God saw the light, that give light upon the earth: and it it was good : and God divided the was so. light from the darkness.

16 And God made two great 5 And God called the light Day, lights; the greater light to rule the and the darkness he called Night : day, and the lesser light to rule and the evening and the morning the night : he made the stars also. were the first day.

17 And God set them in the fir$ 6 And God said, Let there be mament of the heaven to give å firmament in the midst of the light upon the earth, waters, and let it divide the waters 18 And to rule over the day, from the waters.

and over the night, and to divide 7 And God made the firmament, the light from the darkness : and and divided the waters which were God saw that it was good. under the firmament from the wa 19 And the evening and the ters which were above the firma- morning were the fourth day, ment: and it was so.

f 20 And God said, Let the wa8 And God called the firmament ters bring forth abundantly the Heaven: and the evening and the moving creature that hath life, and morning were the second day. fowl that may fly above the earth f91 And God said, Let the wa. in the open firmament of heaven. ters under the heaven be gathered 21 And God created great together unto one place, and let whales, and every living creature the dry land appear: and it was that moveth, which the waters

brought forth abundantly after 10 And God called the dry land their kind, and every winged fowl Earth ; and the gathering together after his kind: and God saw that of the waters called he Seas : and it was good. God saw that it was good.

22 And God blessed them, say. 11 And God said, Let the earth sing, Be fruitful, and multiply, and bring forth grass, the herb yield- fill the waters in the seas, and let ing seed, and the fruhetree yielding fowl multiply in the earth. fruit after his kind, wAdse seed is 23 And the evening and the in itself, upon the earth: and it morning were the fifth day.

f 24 And God said, Let the earth 12 And the earth brought forth bring forth the living creature afgrass, and herb yielding seed after ter his kind, cattle, and creeping his kind, and the tree yielding thing, and beast of the earth after fruit, whose seed was in itself, after his kind : and it was so. his kind : and God saw that it was 25 And God made the beast of good.

the earth after his kind, and cattle

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after their kind, and every thing in it he had rested from all his that creepeth upon the earth after work which God created and his kind : and God saw that it was made. good.

154 1 These are the generations ** 26 | And God said, Let us of the heavens and of the earth make man in our image, after our when they were created, in the likeness : and let them have do- day that the LORD God made the minion over the fish of the sea, earth and the heavens, and over the fowl of the air, and I 5 And every plant of the field over the cattle, and over all the before it was in the earth, and ev earth, and over every creeping 'ery herb of the field before it thing that creepeth upon the grew: for the LORD God had no earth.

caused it to rain upon the earth, 1 27 So God created man in his and there was not a man to till the. own image, in the image of God ground. created he him ; male and female 6 But there went up a mis created he them.

from the earth, and watered the 28 And God blessed them, and whole face of the ground. God said unto them, Be fruitful, d 7 And the Lord God formed and multiply, and replenish the man of the dust of the ground, carth, and subdue it and have and breathed into his nostrils the dominion over the fish of the sea, breath of life; and man became a and over the fowl of the air, and living soul. over every living thing that mo- g8f And the LORD God planted veth upon the earth.

a garden eastward in Eden; and 6 29 | And God said, Behold, I there he put the man whom he have given you every herb bear- had formed. ing seed, which is upon the face f 9 And out of the ground made of all the earth, and every tree, in the Lord God to grow every tree the which is the fruit of a tree that is pleasant to the sight, and yielding seed; to you it shall be good for food; the tree of life alfor meat.

so in the midst of the garden, and 30 And to cvery beast of the the tree of knowledge of good and earth, and to every fowl of the air, evil. and to every thing that creepeth g 10 And a river went out of upon the earth, wherein there is Eden to water the garden: and life, I have given every green herb from thence it was parted, and befor meat: and it was so.

came into four heads. 131 And God saw every thing that 8 11 The name of the first is Pi. he had made, and behold, it was son: that is it which compasseth very good. And the evening and the whole land of Havilah, where the morning were the sixth day. there is gold; CHAP. II.

12 And the gold of that land is THUS the heavens and the good : there is bdellium and the

earth were finished, and onyx-stone. all the host of them.

8 13 And the name of the second 2 And on the seventh day God river is Gihon : the same is it that ended his work which he had compasseth the whole land of made; and he rested on the se- Ethiopia. venth day from all his work which & 14 And the name of the third he had made.

river is Hiddekel : that is it which 1 3 And God blessed the seventh goeth toward the east of Assyria. day, and sanctified it: because that|And the fourth river is Euphrates.

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d 15 And the LORD God took the the field which the LORD God had man, and put him into the garden made : and he said unto the woof Eden, to dress it, and to keep it. man, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall

16 And the LORD God command- not eat of every tree of the gared the man, saying, Of every tree den? of the garden thou mayest freely 2 And the woman said unto the eat:

serpent, We may eat of the fruit p 17 But of the tree of the know- of the trees of the garden: ledge of good and evil, thou shalt p 3 But of the fruit of the tree not eat of it: for in the day that which is in the midst of the garthou eatest thereof thou shalt den, God hath said, Ye shall not surely die.

eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, f 18' 1 And the LORD God said, lest ye die. It is not good that the man should 4 And the serpent said unto the be alone : I will make him a help woman, Ye shall not surely die : meet for him.

5 For God doth know, that in 19 And out of the ground the the day ye eat thereof, then your LORD God formed every beast of eyes shall be opened ; and ye the field, and every fowl of the shall be as gods, knowing good air, and brought them unto Adam and evil. to see what he would call them; f 6 And when the woman saw and whatsoever Adam called eve- that the tree was good for food, ry living creature, that was the and that it was pleasant to the name thereof.

eyes, and a tree to be desired to 20 And Adam gave names to all make one wise, she took of the cattle and to the fowl of the air, fruit thereof, and did eat; and gave and to every beast of the field : also unto her husband with her, but for Adam there was not found and he did eat. a help meet for him.

7 And the eyes of them both f 21 And the LORD God caused were opened, and they knew that a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, they were naked : and they sewed and he slept; and he took one of my leaves together, and made his ribs, and closed up the flesh themselves aprons. instead thereof:

c 8 And they heard the voice of 22 And the rib, which the LORD the LORD God walking in the garGod had taken from man, made heden in the cool of the day : and a woman, and brought her unto Adam and his wife hid themselves the man.

from the presence of the LORD 23 And Adam said, This is now God amongst the trees of the garbone of my bones, and flesh of den. my flesh : she shall be called Wo 9 And the LORD God called man, because she was taken out unto Adam, and said unto him, of man.

Where art thou ? 24 Therefore shall a man leave c 10 And he said, I heard thy his father and his mother, and shall voice in the garden : and I was cleave unto his wife : and they afraid, because I was naked; and shall be one flesh.

I hid myself. 25 And they were both naked, 11 And he said, Who told thee thè man and his wife, and were not that thou wast naked ? Hast thou ashamed.

eaten of the tree whereof I comCHAP. III.

manded thee, that thou shouldest TOW the serpent was more not eat ? subtile than any beast of 12 And the man said, The wo

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man whom thou gavest to be with Behold, the man is become as one me, she gave me of the tree, and of us, to know good and evil. I did eat.

And now, lest he put forth his c 13 And the LORD God said un- hand, and take also of the tree of to the woman, What is this that life, and eat, and live for ever : thou hast done? And the woman f 23 Therefore the LORD God said, The serpent beguiled me, and sent him forth from the garden of I did eat.

Eden, to till the ground from w 14 And the LORD God said un- whence he was taken. to the serpent, Because thou hast s 24 So he drove out the man : done this, thou art cursed above and he placed at the east of the all cattle, and above every beast garden of Eden Cherubims, and a of the field : upon thy belly shalt Haming sword which turned every thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all way, to keep the way of the tree the days of thy life:

of life. 15 And I will put enmity be

CHAP. IV. tween thee and the woman, and b between thy seed and her seed : wife ; and she conceived, it shall bruise thy head, and thou and bare Cain, and said, I have shalt bruise his heel.

gotten a man from the LORD. w 16 Unto the woman he said, I F 2 And she again bare his browill greatly multiply

ther Abel. And Abel was a keepand thy conception; in sorrow er of sheep, but Cain was a tiller thou shalt bring forth children : of the ground. and thy desire shall be to thy 3 And in process of time it husband, and he shall rule over came to pass, that Cain brought of thee.

the fruit of the ground an offering w 17 And unto Adanı he said, Be- unto the Lord. cause thou hast hearkened unto t4 And Abel, he also brought of the voice of thy wife, and hast the firstlings of his flock, and of eaten of the area of which I com- the fat thereof. And the LORD manded thee, saying, Thou shalt had respect unto Abel, and to his not eat of it: cursed is the ground offering : for thy sake; in sorrow shall c 5 But unto Cain, and to his ofthou eat of it all the days of thy sering, he had not respect. And

Cain was very wroth, and his 18 Thorns also and thistles countenance fell. shall it bring forth to thee; and 6 And the LORD said un thou shalt cat the herb of the to Cain, Why art thou wroth? field :

and why is thy countenance fallgo 19 In the sweat of thy face en? shalt thou eat bread, till thou re-17 If thou doest well, shalt thou turn unto the ground; for out of not be accepted ? and if thou doit wast thou taken : for dust thou est not well, sin lieth at the door. art, and unto dust shalt thou re. And unto thee shall be his desire, turn.

and thou shalt rule over him. f 20 And Adam called his wife's s 8 And Cain talked with Abel name Eve, because she was the his brother: and it came to pass mother of all living.

when they were in the field, that 21 Unto Adam also and to bis Cain rose up against Abel his browife did the Lord God make coats ther, and slew him. of skins, and clothed them. c9 [ And the LORD said unto 1 22 1 And the LORD God said, Cain, Where is Abel thy brother?

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d 15 And the LORD God took the the field which the LORD God had man, and put him into the garden made: and he said unto the woof Eden, to dress it, and to keep it. man, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall

16 And the LORD God command- not eat of every tree of the gared the man, saying, Of every tree den? of the garden thou mayest freely 2 And the woman said unto the

serpent, We may eat of the fruit 17 But of the tree of the know- of ihe trees of the garden: ledge of good and evil, thou shalt p 3 But of the fruit of the tree not eat of it: for in the day that which is in the midst of the garthou eatest thereof thou shalt den, God hath said, Ye shall not surely die.

eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, f 18' 1 And the LORD God said, lest ye die. It is not good that the man should 4 And the serpent said unto the be alone : I will make him a help woman, Ye shall not surely die : meet for him.

5 For God doth know, that in 19 And out of the ground the the day ye eat thereof, then your LORD God formed every beast of eyes shall be opened ; and ye the field, and every fowl of the shall be as gods, knowing good air, and brought them unto Adam and evil. to see what he would call them; f 6 And when the woman saw and whatsoever Adam called eve that the tree was good for food, ry living creature, that was the and that it was pleasant to the name thereof.

eyes, and a tree to be desired to 20 And Adam gave names to all make one wise , she took of the cattle and to the fowl of the air, fruit thereof, and did eat; and gave and to every beast of the field : also unto her husband with her, but for Adam there was not found and he did eat. a help meet for him.

7 And the eyes of them both f 21 And the LORD God caused were opened, and they knew that a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, they were naked : and they sewed and he slept; and he took one of my leaves together, and made his ribs, and closed up the flesh themselves aprons. instead thereof :

C 8 And they heard the voice of 22 And the rib, which the LORD the LORD God walking in the garGod had taken from man, made be den in the cool of the day : and a woman, and brought her unto Adam and his wife hid themselves the man.

from the presence of the LORD 23 And Adam said, This is now God amongst the trees of the garbone of my bones, and flesh of den. my flesh: she shall be called Wo 9 And the LORD God called man, because she was taken out unto Adam, and said unto him, of man.

Where art thou ? 24 Therefore shall a man leave c 10 And he said, I heard thy his father and his mother, and shall voice in the garden : and I was cleave unto bis wife : and they afraid, because I was naked ; and shall be one flesh.

I hid myself. § 25 And they were both naked, 11 And he said, Who told thee thể man and his wife, and were not that thou wast naked? Hast thou ashamed.

eaten of the tree whereof I comCHAP. III.

manded thee, that thou shouldest TOW the serpent was more not eat?

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