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BEFORE CHRIST 4004,

c Pa. 83. 6. Is. 40.13, 14.

d Ps. 33. 9.

• 2 Cor. 4. 6. 2 Heb. between the light and between the darkness.

4 Heb. expansion. h Prov.8.28. 1 Pa. 148. 4.

THE FIRST BOOK OF MOSES,

s John 1. 1, 2. Heb. 1.10. b Ps. 8. 3. & 33.6. & 89. 11, 12. & 102.

2 And the earth was without form,

25. & 136.5. and void; and darkness was upon

& 146. 6.

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the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the

Is. 44. 24. Jer. 10. 12. & 51. 15. Zech. 12. L Acts 14. 15. & 17. 24. Col.1.16,17.

waters.

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3 And God said, Let there be Heb. 11. 3. light: and there was light.

Rev. 4. ll. & 10. 6.

4 And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided 2 the light from the darkness.

5 And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.

f Pa. 74. 16. & 104. 20.

6 ¶ And God said, & Let there be

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3 Heb. And a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.

the evening
us, and
the morn-
ing was.
g Job 37. 18.
Ps. 138. 5.
Jer. 10. 12.
& 51. 15.

Job 26.10. & 38.8. Ps. 33. 7. &

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GENESIS.

CHAPTER I.

1 The creation of heaven and earth, 3 of the

light, 6 of the firmament, 9 of the earth separated from the waters, 11 and made

fruitful, 14 of the sun, moon, and stars, 20 of fish and fowl, 24 of beasts and cattle,

26 of man in the image of God. 29 Also the appointment of food. N a beginning God created the heaveginn the earth.

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9 And God said, "Let the waters under the heaven be gathered to95-5810.gether unto one place, and let the Prov. 8. 29. dry land appear: and it was so.

136. 6.

Jer.

22.

2 Pet. 3. 5.

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.

7 And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament: and it was so.

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

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11 And God said, Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed, and the fruit tree yielding m fruit after his kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the earth: and it was so. 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 morning were the third day.

14 And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide 2 the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and

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19 And the evening and the morning 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.

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years:

15 And let them be for lights in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth: and it was so. 16 And God Pmade two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and a the lesser light to rule the night: he made "the stars also.

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17 And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth,

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18 And to rule over the day and Jer. 31. over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness: and God saw that it was good.

Deut.4.19.

Ps. 74. 16. &

186.7. Heb. day and

between the

between the night.

o Ps. 74. 17.

& 104. 19.

p Ps. 136. 7,

8,

9. & 148.

3, 5.

3

Heb. for

the of the day.

Ps. 8. 3.

r Job 38. 7.

or, creeping.

5 Heb. soul.

6 Heb. let

fowl fly.

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21 And "God created great whales, and every living creature that eth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw that it was good.

22 And God blessed them, saying, w Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill ch. 8. 17. the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth.

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

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.

25 And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind: and God saw that it was good.

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The creation of man.

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26 ¶ And God said, * Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over 3 ch.5.1. & the fish of the sea, and over the fowl

9. 6.

of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every 1 Cor. 11. 7. creeping thing that creepeth upon

Ps. 100. 3.
Eccles.7.29.
Acts 17. 26,
28, 29.

the earth.

Eph. 4. Col. 3. 10. James 3. 9. y ch. 9. 2. Ps. 8. 6.

27 So God created man in his own image, in the image of God 21 Cor. 11.7. created he him; a male and female

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created he them.

a ch. 5. 2.
Mal. 2. 15.
Matt. 19. 4:
Mark 10. 6.

b

Lev. 26. 9. Ps. 127. 3. & 128. 3, 4.

28 And God blessed them, and b ch. 9.1.7. God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that 2 2 moveth the upon earth. 29 ¶ And God said, Behold, I 3 Heb. seed- have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat. 30 And to d every beast of the earth, and to • fowl of the air, every and to every thing that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there is life, I have given every green herb for meat and it was so.

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2 Heb. creepeth.

• ch. 9. 3. Job 36. 31. Ps. 104. 14, 15. & 136.25. & 146. 7.

d Ps. 145. 15,

Acts 14. 17. 16. & 147. 9. Job 38.41.

4 Heb. a Uving soul. fPg. 104.24. 1 Tim. 4. 4.

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GENESIS, II.

ch. 3. 23.

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.

CHAPTER II.

4 These are the generations of the heavens and of the earth when they were created, in the day that the LORD God made the earth and the heavens, 5 And every plant of the field before it was in the earth, and every herb of the field before it grew: for Job 38. 26, the LORD God had not caused it to rain upon the earth, and there was not a man to till the ground.

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27, 28.

1 The first sabbath. 4 The manner of the creation. 8 The planting of the garden of Eden, 10 and the river thereof. 17 The tree of knowledge only forbidden. 19, 20 The naming of the creatures. 21 The making of woman, and institution of marriage.

HUS the heavens and the earth were finished, and a all the host of them.

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2b And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made. 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.

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The garden of Eden.

6 But 2 there went up a mist from the earth, and watered the whole face of the ground.

7 And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and 1 breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and 1 man became a living soul.

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8 And the LORD God planted ma garden " eastward in Eden; and there he put the man had formed.

whom he

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2 Or, a mist which went

18 ¶ And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him.

upfrom,&c. of the

3 Heb. dust

ground. lich.3.19.23. Ps. 103. 14. Eccles.12.7.

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Is. 64. 8. Cor.15.47.

1 Job 33. 4.

Acts 17. 25.

k ch. 7. 22. Is. 2. 22.

11 Cor. 15.

45.

m ch. 13. 10.

I. 51. 3.
Eck.28.13.

Joel 2. 3.
n ch. 3. 24.

o cho 4. 16.

2 Kings 19. 12.

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9 And out of the ground made the LORD God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil. 10 And river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from thence it was parted, and became aEzek.31.8. into four heads.

Ezek.27.23.

p ver. 15.

r ch. 3. 22. Prov. 3. 18.

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11 The name of the first is Pison:11. 30. that is it which compasseth the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold;

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& 22. 2,

8 ver. 17.

a ch. 25. 18.

12 And the gold of that land is good: w there is bdellium and the Num. 11. onyx stone.

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13 And the name of the second river is Gihon: the same is it that compasseth the whole land of E-Heb.Cush. thiopia.

14 And the name of the third river is Hiddekel: that is it which goeth 5 toward the east of Assyria. And the fourth river is Euphrates.

15 And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.

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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, a thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof bs thou shalt surely die.

Dan. 10.4. 5 Or,

eastward to Assyria." "Or,Adam. ver. 8.

7 Heb. eating thou

shalt eat. ver. 9.

3.1, 3, bch.3.3.19.

11, 17.

Rom. 6. 23. 1 Cor. 15. 56.

James 1.15.

1 John 5. 16.

8 Heb. dying thou

shalt die.

c ch. 3. 12.

1 Cor. 11. 9.

1

Tim. 2.13.
Heb. as

before him. ech.1.20,24. f Ps. 8. 6. See ch. 6.20.

Heb. called.

2 Or,

19 And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto 2 Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living the man. creature, that was the name thereof. 20 And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the field; but for Adam there was not found an help meet for him.

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e ch. 2. 17.

22 And the rib, which the LORD God had taken from man, 2 made he a woman, and 1 brought her unto the

h

e ver. 7. Acts 26.18.

GENESIS, III.

d ver. 13.

2 Cor. 11. 3.

3 But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die. 4 And the serpent said unto the 1 Tim. 2.14. woman, Ye shall not surely die: 5 For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil,

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6 And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it 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.

• Heb.
a desire.

11Tim.2.14. 8 ver. 12, 17.

b ver. 5.

1 ch. 2. 25.

CHAPTER III.

1 The serpent deceiveth Eve. 6 Man's shame

ful fall. 9 God arraigneth them. 14 The serpent is cursed. 15 The promised seed. 16 The punishment of mankind. 21 Their first clothing. 22 Their casting out of paradise.

OW & the serpent was b more Now subtil than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?

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

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The serpent is cursed.
Adam, and said unto him, Where
art thou?

10 And he said, I heard thy voice
in the garden, m and I was afraid, be-m
cause I 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 com-
manded thee that thou shouldest not
eat?

14 And the LORD God said Punto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and a dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life:

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

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8 And they heard the voice of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day: and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God amongst the trees of the garden. 9 And the LORD God called unto

n ch. 2. 18. Job 31. 33.

12 And the man said, "The woman whom thou gavest to be with me, she Prov. 28. 13. gave me of the tree, and I did eat.

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

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17 And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;

d

ch. 2. 25. John 3.20.

Ex. 3. 6.

o ver. 4.

2 Cor. 11. 3.

1 Tim. 2. 14.

r Ex. 21. 29,

32.

q Is. 65. 25.

Mic. 7. 17.

r Matt. 3. 7. & 13. 38. &

23.33.

John 8. 44.

Acts 13. 10.

1

John 3. 8. 8.132.11.

Behold, the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil: and now, lest he put forth his hand, * and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever:

Is. 7. 14.

Mic. 5.3.

Matt. 1. 23, 25. Luke 1. 31, 34, 35.

Gal. 4. 4. Rom.16.20.

Col. 2. 15.

Heb. 2. 14.

1 John 5.5.

Rev. 12. 7,

17.

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18 Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field;

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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.

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20 And Adam called his wife's 10. name 'Eve; because she was the mother of all living.

20. & 12. 7.

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

Rom. 6. 12.

Heb. 9. 27. 4 Heb.

22 And the LORD God said, Chavah.

to

e Ps. 104.14.

f Eccles. 1.

13.

2 Thess. 3.

g ch. 2. 7.

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h Job 21.26. & 34. 15. Pa. 104. 20.

Eccles. 3.

6 That is, Living.

ver. 5. Like Is. 19. 13.

12. & 47. 12,

Jer. 22. 23. k ch. 2. 9.

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GENESIS, IV.

e ch. 31. 2.

23 Therefore the LORD God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, 1 to till the ground from whence he was taken.

a ch. 3. 23. & 9. 20.

b

3 And in process of time it came 6 Hebat the to pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering unto the LORD.

end of

8 Or, subject unto thee.

ch. 3. 16. cir. 3875.

CHAPTER IV.

1 The birth, trade, and religion of Cain and
Abel. 8 The murder of Abel. 11 The curse
of Cain. 17 Enoch the first city. 19 Lamech
and his two wives. 25 The birth of Seth, 26

and Enos.

ND Adam knew Eve his wife;

2 Cain, and said, I have gotten a man
from the LORD.

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

4 And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the fat thereof. And the LORD had respect unto Abel and to his offering:

5 But unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell.

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6 And the LORD said unto Cain, Why art thou wroth? and why is thy countenance fallen?

7 Or, have the

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

Heb.

8 And Cain talked with Abel his brother and it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and f slew him.

f Matt. 23.
35.

1 John 3.12.
Jude 11.
g Ps. 9. 12.

9 ¶ And the LORD said unto Cain, Where is Abel thy brother? And John 8.44. he said, I know not: Am I my brother's keeper?

10 And he said, What hast thou done? the voice of thy brother's blood crieth unto me from the iHeb. 12.24. ground.

◊ Heb. bloods.

Rev. 6. 10.

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

The birth of Seth.

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thee her strength; a fugitive and a
vagabond shalt thou be in the earth.

13 And Cain said unto the LORD,
2 My punishment is greater than I 2 Or, Mine
can bear.

iniquity is greater than that

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it may

be forgiven.

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 be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; and it shall come to pass, mthat every one that findeth me shall slay me.

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

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18 And unto Enoch was born Irad: and Irad begat Mehujael: and Mehujael begat Methusael: and Methusael begat Lamech.

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23 And Lamech said unto his wives, Adah and Zillah, Hear my voice, ye wives of Lamech, hearken unto my speech: for I have slain a man to my wounding, and a young man to my hurt.

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If Cain shall be avenged sevenfold, truly Lamech seventy and sevenfold.

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25 And Adam knew his wife again; and she bare a son, and called his name 89 Seth: For God, said she, hath appointed me another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew.

12 When thou tillest the ground, it shall not henceforth yield unto

26 And to Seth, " to him also there was born a son; and he called his name 2 Enos: then began men 3w to call upon the name of the LORD.

k Job 15. 20

24.

1Ps. 51. 11.

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19 And Lamech took unto him two wives: the name of the one was Adah, and the name of the other Zillah.

20 And Adah bare Jabal: he was the father of such as dwell in tents, and of such as have cattle.

21 And his brother's name was Jubal: he was the father of all such as handle the harp and organ.

22 And Zillah, she also bare Tubalcain, an instructer of every artificer 5 Heb. in brass and iron: and the sister of Tubal-çain was Naamah.

whetter.

cir. 3875.

3 Heb.
a Ps. 49. 11.

Chanoch.

4 Heb. Lemech.

Rom. 4. 11, 12.

6 Or, I would slay a man

my

wound, &c. Or, in my

hurt.

8 ver. 15.

3874.

t ch. 5. 3. 8 Heb.

sheth. That is.

Appointed, or, Put. 3769.

Heb.

uch. 5. 6.
Enosh.
Or, to call
by the name

themselves

of the LORD.

w1 Kings Ps. 116. 17.

18. 24.

Joel 2. 32. Zeph. 3. 9. 1 Cor. 1. 2.

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