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The flood, 16 And Mahalaleel lived after he begat Ja- 8 But Noah found grace in the eyes of the red eight hundred and thirty years, and be- LORD. gat sons and daughters :

9 | These are the generations of Noah: Noah 17 And all the days of Mahalaleel were eight was a just man, and perfect in his generahundred ninety and five years; and he died. tions, and Noah walked with God.

18 || And Jared lived an hundred sixty and 10 And Noah begat three sons, Shem, Ham, two years, and he begat Enoch:

and Japheth. 19 And Jared lived after he begat Enoch 11 The earth also was corrupt before God; eight hundred years, and begat sons and and the earth was filled with violence. daughters :

12 And God looked upon the earth, and be. 20 And all the days of Jared were nine hun hold, it was corrupt: for all flesh had cor. dred sixty and two years; and he died. rupted his way upon the earth. 21 || And Enoch lived sixty and five years,

13 And God said unto Noah, The end of all and begat Methuselah :

flesh is come before me; for the earth is fill. 22 And Enoch walked with God after he be- ed with violence through them: and behold, gat Methuselah three hundred years, and be

I w destroy them with the earth. gat sons and daughters :

14 | Make thee an ark of gopher-wood; 23 And all the days of Enoch were three hun. rooms shalt thou make in the ark, and shalt dred sixty and five years :

pitch it within and without with pitch. 24 And Enoch walked with God, and he was

15 And this is the fashion which thou shalt not: for God took him.

make it of: The length of the ark shall be 25 And Methuselah lived an hundred eighty three hundred cubits, the breadth of it fifty and seven years, and begat Lamech :

cubits, and the height of it thirty cubits. 26 And Methuselah lived after he begat La

16 A window shalt thou make to the ark, and mech seven hundred eighty and two years,

in a cubit shalt thou finish it above; and the and begat sons and daughters :

door of the ark shalt thou set in the side 27 And all the days of Methuselah were

thereof: with lower, second, and third stories nine hundred sixty and nine years; and he

shalt thou make it. died.

17 And behold, I, even I, do bring a flood of 28 | And Lamech lived an hundred eighty waters upon the earth, to destroy all flesh, and two years, and begat a son:

wherein is the breath of life, from under 29 And he called his name Noah, saying,

heaven: and every thing that is in the earth This same shall comfort us concerning our

shall die. work and toil of our hands, because of the

18 But with thee will I establish my coveground which the LORD hath cursed.

nant: and thou shalt come into the ark, thou, 30 And Lamech lived after he begat Noah and thy sons, and thy wife, and thy sons' five hundred ninety and five years, and begat

wives with thee. sons and daughters :

19 And of every living thing of all flesh, two 31 And all the days of Lamech were seven

of every sort shalt thou bring into the ark, to hundred seventy and seven years : and he keep them alive with thee: they shall be male died.

and female. 32 And Noah was five hundred years old :

20 Of fowls after their kind, and of cattle afand Noah begat Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

ter their kind, of every creeping thing of the

earth after his kind ; two of every sort shall CHAPTER VI.

come unto thee, to keep them alive. The wickedness of the world.

21 And take thou unto thee of all food that ND it came to pass, when men began to is eaten, and thou shalt gather it to thee; and

it shall be for food for thee, and for them. daughters were born unto them.

22 Thus did Noah; according to all that God 2 That the sons of God saw the daughters commanded him, so did he. of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose.

CHAPTER VII. 3 And the LORD said, My Spirit shall not

Noah entereth into the ark. always strive with man, for that he also is ND the LORD said unto Noah, Come thou flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years.

have I seen righteous before me in this ge4 There were giants in the earth in those neration.

and also after that, when the sons of 2 Of every clean beast thou shalt take to thee God came in unto the daughters of men, and by sevens, the male and his female : and of they bare children to them : the same became beasts that are not clean by two, the male and mighty men, which were of old, men of re- his female. nown.

3 Of fowls also of the air by sevens, the male 5 || And God saw that the wickedness of and the female; to keep seed alive upon the man was great in the earth, and that every

face of all the earth. imagination of the thoughts of his heart was 4 For yet seven days, and I will cause it to only evil continually.

rain upon the earth forty days and forty 6 And it repented the LORD that he had nights : and every living substance that I made man on the earth, and it grieved him have made will I destroy from off the face at his heart.

of the earth. 7 And the Lord said, I will destroy man 5 And Noah did according unto all that the whom I have created from the face of the LORD commanded him. earth; both man and beast, and the creeping 6 And Noah was six hundred years old thing, and the fowls of the air ; for it repent. when the flood of waters was upon the earth. eth me that I have made them.

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The raven and the dove. wife, and his sons' wives with him, into the the seventeenth day of the month, upon the ark, because of the waters of the flood. mountains of Ararat.

8 Of clean beasts, and of beasts that are not 5 And the waters decreasedcontinually, until clean, and of fowls, and of every thing that the tenth month : in the tenth month, on the creepeth upon the earth,

first day of the month, were the tops of the 9 There went in two and two unto Noah in: mountains seen. to the ark, the male and the female, as God 6 | And it came to pass at the end of forty had commanded Noah.

days, that Noah opened the window of the 10 And it came to pass, after seven days, ark which he had made : that the waters of the flood were upon the 7 And he sent forth a raven, which went earth.

forth to and fro, until the waters were dried 11 || In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, up from off the earth. in the second month, the seventeenth day of 8 Also he sent forth a dove from him, to see the month, the same day were all the fount- if the waters were abated from off the face of ains of the great deep broken up, and the the ground. windows of heaven were opened.

9 But the dove found no rest for the sole of 12 And the rain was upon the earth forty days her foot, and she returned unto him into and forty nights.

the ark; for the waters were on the face of 13 In the self-same day entered Noah, and the whole earth. Then he put forth his hand, Shem, and Ham, and Japheth, the sons of No- and took her, and pulled her in unto him into ah, and Noah's wife, and the three wives of the ark. his sons with them, into the ark :

10 And he stayed yet other seven days; and 14 They, and every beast after his kind, and again he sent forth the dove out of the ark. all the cattle after their kind, and every creep- 11 And the dove came in to him in the eveing thing that creepeth upon the earth af.ning, and lo, in her mouth was an olive-leaf ter his kind, and every fowl after his kind, pluck't off. So Noah knew that the waters every bird of every sort.

were abated from off the earth. 15 And they went in unto Noah into the ark, 12 And he stayed yet other seven days, and two and two of all flesh, wherein is the breath sent forth the dove; which returned not again of life.

unto him any more. 16 And they that went in, went in male and 13 || And it came to pass in the six hundredth female of all flesh, as God had commanded and first year, in the first month, the first day him: and the Lord shut him in.

of the month, the waters were dried up from 17 And the flood was forty days upon the off the earth : and Noah removed the coverearth: and the waters increased, and bare up ing of the ark, and looked, and behold, the the ark, and it was lift up above the earth. face of the ground was dry.

18 And the waters prevailed, and were in. 14 And in the second month, on the seven creased greatly upon the earth: and the ark and twentieth day of the month, was the went upon the face of the waters.

earth dried. 19 And the waters prevailed exceedingly 15 | And God spake unto Noah, saying, upon the earth : and all the high hills that 16 Go forth of the ark, thou, and thy wife, were under the whole heaven were covered. and thy sons, and thy sons' wives with thee.

20 Fifteen cubits upward did the waters pre- 17 Bring forth with thee every living thing vail: and the mountains were covered. that is with thee, of all flesh, both of fowl, and

21 And all flesh died that moved upon the of cattle, and of every creeping thing that earth, both of fowl, and of cattle, and of beast, creepeth upon the earth; that they may breed, and of every creeping thing that creepeth | abundantly in the earth, and be fruitful, and upon the earth, and every man:

multiply upon the earth. 22 All in whose nostrils was the breath of 18 And Noah went forth, and his sons, and life, of all that was in the dry land, died. his wife, and his sons' wives with him :

23 And every living substance was destroy. 19 Every beast, every creeping thing, and ev. ed which was upon the face of the ground, ery fowl, and whatsoever creepeth upon the both man, and cattle, and the creeping things, earth, after their kinds, went forth out of the and the fowl of the heaven; and they were ark. destroyed from the earth; and Noah only re- 20||And Noah builded an altar unto the Lord, mained alive, and they that were with him in and took of every clean beast, and of every the ark.

clean fowl, and offered burnt-offerings on the 24 And the waters prevailed upon the earth altar. an hundred and fifty days.

21 And the LORD smelled a sweet savour;

and the LORD said in his heart, I will not CHAPTER VIII.

again curse the ground any more for man's The ark resteth on Ararat.

sake; for the imagination of, man's heart is ND God remembered Noah, and every evil from his youth: neither will I again smite

any more every thing living, as I have done. with him in the ark: and God made a wind 22 While the earth remaineth, seed-time and to pass over the earth, and the waters as- harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and suaged.

winter, and day and night, shall not cease. 2 The fountains also of the deep, and the windows of heaven were stopped, and the rain

CHAPTER IX. from heaven was restrained.

God's covenant with Noah.

ND continually: and after the end of the hun. dred and fifty days the waters were abated. ply, and replenish the earth. 4 And the ark rested in the seventh month,on 2 And the fear of you, and the dread of you,


15 And the waters returned from off the earth. A Nonid unto them, Be fruitful, and multiNOW these are the generations of the song

Noah planteth a vineyard.


The generations of Noah. shall be upon every beast of the earth, and 26 And he said, Blessed be the Lord God of upon every fowl of the air, upon all that mo- Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant. veth upon the earth, and upon all the fishes of 27 God shall enlarge Japheth, and he shall the sea ; into your hand are they delivered. dwell in the tents of Shem; and Canaan shall

3 Every moving thing that liveth shall be be his servant. meat for you; even as the green herb have I 28 | And Noah lived after the flood three given you all things.

hundred and fifty years. 4 But tlesh with the life thereof, which is the 29 And all the days of Noah were nine hunblood thereof, shall ye not eat.

dred and fifty years : and he died. 5 And surely your blood of your lives will I require: at the hand of every beast will I require

CHAPTER X. it, and at the hand of man; at the hand ofevery

The generations of Noah. man's brother will I require the life of man. 6 Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall

of Noah; Shem, Ham, and Japheth: and his blood be shed : for in the image of God unto them were sons born after the flood. made he man.

2 The sons of Japheth ; Gomer, and Magog, 7 And you, be ye fruitful, and multiply; bring and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Me. forth abundantly in the earth, and multiply shech, and Tiras. therein.

3 And the sons of Gomer; Ashkenaz, and 8 | And God spake unto Noah, and to his Riphath, and Togarmah. sons with him, saying,

4 And the sons of Javan ; Elishah, and Tar. 9 And I, behold, I establish my covenant with shish, Kittim, and Dodanim. you, and with your seed after you ;

5 By these were the isles of the Gentiles di. 10 And with every living creature that is with vided in their lands; every one after his you, of the fowl, of the cattle, and of every tongue, after their families, in their nations. beast of the earth with you, from all that go 6 11 And the sons of Ham; Cush, and Miz. out of the ark, to every beast of the earth. raim, and Phut, and Canaan. 11 And I will establish my covenant with you; 7 And the sons of Cush ; Seba, and Havilah, neither shall all flesh be cut off any more by and Sabtah, and Raamah, and Sabtecha; and the waters of a flood; neither shall there any the sons of Raamah: Sheba, and Dedan. more be a flood to destroy the earth.

8 And Cush begat Nimrod : he began to be a 12 And God said, This is the token of the co- mighty one in the earth. venant which I make between me and you, 9 He was a mighty hunter before the Lord: and every living creature that is with you,for wherefore it is said, Even as Nimrod the perpetual generations.

mighty hunter before the LORD. 13 I do set my bow in the cloud, and it shall 10 And the beginning of his kingdom was be for a token of a covenant between ine and Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the earth.

the land of Shinar, 14 And it shall come to pass, when I bring a IT Out of that land went forth Asshur, and cloud over the earth, that the bow shall be builded Nineveh, and the city Rehoboth, and seen in the cloud :

Calah, 15 And I will remember my covenant, which 12 And Resen between Nineveh and Calah : is between me and you, and every living crea- the same is a great city. ture of all Hesh; and the waters shall no more 13 And Mizraim begat Ludim, and Anamim, become a flood to destroy all flesh.

and Lehabim, and Naphtuhim, 16 And the bow shall be in the cloud; and I 14 And Pathrusim, and Casluhim, (out of will look upon it, that I may remember the whom came Philistim,) and Caphtorim. everlasting covenant between God and eve- 15 And Canaan begat Sidon his first born, ry living creature of all flesh that is upon and Heth, the earth.

16 And the Jebusite, and the Amorite, and 17 And God said unto Noah, This is the token the Girgasite, of the covenant which I have established be- 17 And the Hivite, and the Arkite, and the tween me and all flesh that is upon the earth. Sinite,

18 | And the sons of Noah that went forth of 18 And the Arvadite, and the Zemarite, and the ark, were Shem, and Ham, and Japheth: the Hamathite: and afterward were the fami. and Ham is the father of Canaan.

lies of the Canaanites spread abroad. 19 These arethe three sons of Noah: and of 19 And the border of the Canaanites was from them was the whole earth overspread.

Sidon, as thou comest to Gerar, unto Gaza : 20 And Noah began to be a husbandman, and as thou goest unto Sodom and Gomorrah, and he planted a vineyard:

Admah, and Zeboim, even unto Lasha. 21 And he drank of the wine, and was drunk. 20 These are the song of Ham, after their en; and he was uncovered within his tent. families, after their tongues, in their coun

22 And Ham, the father of Canaan, saw the tries, and in their nations. nakedness of his father, and told his two bre- 21 Unto Shem also, the father of all the thren without.

children of Eber, the brother of Japheth the 23 And Shem and Japheth took a garment, elder, even to him were children born. and laid it upon both their shoulders, and went 22 The children of Shem; Elam, and Asshur, backward, and covered the nakedness of their and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram. father: and their faces were backward, and 23 And the children of Aram; Uz, and Hul, they saw not their father's nakedness.

and Gether, and Mash. 24 And Noah awoke from his wine, and knew 24 And Arphaxad begat Salah; and Salah what his younger son had done unto him.

begat Eber. 25 And he said, Cursed be Canaan; a servant 25 And unto Eber were born two sons: the of servants shall he be unto his brethren.

name of one was Peleg, for in his days was the


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The generations of Shem.

Abrem called. carth divided; and his brother's name was 18 And Pelog lived thirty years, and begat Joktan.

Reu: 26 And Joktan begat Almodad, and Sheleph, 19 And Peleg lived after he begat Reu two and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah,

hundred and nine years, and begat sons and 27 And Hadoram, and Uzal, and Diklah, daughters. 23 And Obai, and Abimael, and Sheba, 20 And Reu lived two and thirty years, and 29 And Ophir, and Havilah, and Jobab: all begat Serug. these were the sons of Joktan.

21 And Reu lived after he begat Serug two 30 And their dwelling was from Mesha: hundred and seven years, and begat sons and as tl:ou goest unto Sephar, a mount of the daughters. east.

22 And Serug lived thirty years, and begat 31 These are the sons of Shem, after their

Nahor : families, after their tongues, in their lands, 23 And Serug lived after he begat Nahor two after their nations.

hundred years, and begat song and daughters. 32 These are the families of the sons of Noah, 24 And Nahor lived nine and twenty years, after their generations, in their nations, and and begat Terah. by these were the nations divided in the earth 25 And Nahor lived after he begat Terah an alter the flood.

hundred and nineteen years, and begat sons

and daughters. CHAPTER XI.

26 And Terah lived seventy years, and begat The confusion of tongues.

Abram, Nahor, and Haran. ND the whole earth was of one language, 27 || Now these are the generations of Terah:

Terah begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran: and 2 And it came to pass, as they journeyed from Haran begat Lot. the east, that they found a plain in the land of 28 And Haran died before his father Terah Shinar; and they dwelt there.

in the land of his nativity, in Ur of the Chal3 And they said one to another, Go to, let dees. us make brick, and burn them thoroughly. 29 And Abram and Nahor took them wives : And they had brick for stone, and slime had the name of Abram's wife was Sarai; and the they for mortar.

name of Nahor's wife Milcah, the daughter of 4 And they said, Go to, let us build us a city, Haran, the father of Milcah, and the father and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; of Iscah. and let us make us a name, lest we be scat- 30 But Sarai was barren; she had no child. tered abroad upon the face of the whole earth. 31 And Terah took Abram his son, and Lot

5 And the LORD came down to see the city the son of Haran his son's son, and Sarai his and the tower, which the children of men daughter-in-law, his son Abram's wife; and builded.

they went forth with them from Ur of the 6 And the LORD said, Behold, the people is Chaldees, to go into the land of Canaan; and one, and they have all one language; and this they came unto Haran, and dwelt there. they begin to do: and now nothing will be re- 32 And the days of Terah were two hundred strained from them, which they have ima- and five years: and Terah died in Haran. gined to do. 7 Go to, let us go down, and there confound

CHAPTER XII. their language, that they may not understand God calleth Abram and blesseth him. one another's speech.


TOW the Lord had said unto Abram, Get 3 So the LORD scattered them abroad from thee out of thy country, and from thy kinthence upon the face of all the earth: and they dred, and from thy father's house, unto a land left off to build the city.

that I will shew thee : 9 Therefore is the name of called Babel, 2 And I will make of thee a great nation, and because the LORD did there confound the I will bless thee, and make thy name great; language of all the earth: and from thence did and thou shalt be a blessing: the LORD scatter them abroad upon the face 3 And I will bless them that bless thee, and of all the earth.

curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall 10 | These are the generations of Shem : all families of the earth be blessed. Shem was an hundred years old, and begat 4 So Abram departed, as the Lord had spo. Arphaxad two years after the flood:

ken unto him, and Lot went with him: and 11 And Shem lived after he begat Arphaxad Abram was seventy and five years old when five hundred years, and begat sons and daugh. he departed out of Haran. ters.

5 And Abram took Sarai his wife, and Lot 12 And Arphaxad lived five and thirty years, his brother's son, and all their substance that and begat Salah,

they had gathered, and the souls that they had 13 And Arphaxad lived after he begat Salah gotten in Haran; and they went forth to go in. four hundred and three years, and begat sons to the land of Canaan; and into the land of and daughters.

Canaan they came. 14 And Salah lived thirty years, and begat 6 And Abram passed through the land unto Eber :

the place of Sichem, unto the plain of Moreh. 15 And Salah lived after he begat Eber four And the Canaanite was then in the land. hundred and three years, and begat sons and 7 And the LORD appeared unto Abrain, and daughters.

said, Unto thy seed will I give this land: and 16 And Eber lived four and thirty years, and there builded he an altar unto the LORD, who begat Peleg:

appeared unto him. 17 And Eber lived after he begat Peleg four 8 And he removed from thence unto a moun. hundred and thirty years, and begat sons and tain on the east of Beth-el, and pitched his daughters.

tent, having Beth-cl on the west, and Hai on the


Abram and Lot separato.


Lot goeth to Sodom. east: and there he builded an altar unto the or if thou dopart to the right hand, then I will LORD, and called upon the name of the LORD. go to the lett. 9 And Abramjourneyed, going on still toward 10 And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the south.

the plain of Jordan, that it was well watered 10 |And there was a famine in the land: and every where, before the Lord destroyed SoAbram went down into Egypt to sojourn there; dom and Gomorrah, even as the garden of the for the famine was grievous in the land. LORD, tike the land of Egypt, as thou comest

11 And it came to pass, when he was come unto Zoar. near to enter into Egypt, that he said unto 11 Then Lot chose him all the plain of Jor. Sarai his wife, Behold now, I know that thou dan; and Lot journeyed east: and they sepaart a fair woman to look upon:

rated themselves the one from the other. 12 Therefore it shall come to pass, when the 12 Abram dwelled in the land of Canaan, and Egyptians shall see thee, that they shall say, Lot dwelled in the cities of the plain, and This is his wife : and they will kill me, but pitched his tent toward Sodom. they will save thee alive.

13 But the men of Sodom were wicked and 13 Say, I pray thee, thou art my sister: thatit sinners before the LORD, exceedingly. may be well with me for thy sake; and my 14 || And the LORD said unto Abram, after soul shall live because of thee.

that Lot was separated from him, Lift up now 14 |And it came to pass, that when Abram thine eyes, and look from the place where was come into Egypt, the Egyptians beheld thou art, northward, and southward, and the woman that she was very fair.

eastward and westward : 15 The princes also of Pharaoh saw her, and 15 For all the land which thou seest, to thee commended her before Pharaoh: and the will I give it, and to thy seed for ever. woman was taken into Pharaoh's house. 16 And I will make thy seed as the dust of

16 And he entreated Abram well for her sake: the earth : so that if a man can number the and he had sheep, and oxen, and he-asses, and dust of the earth, then shall thy seed also be men-servants, and maid-servants, and she- numbered. asses, and camels.

17 Arise, walk through the land in the length 17 And the LORD plagued Pharaoh, and his of it and in the breadth of it; for I will give house with great plagues because of Sarai, it unto thee. Abram's wife.

18 Then Abram removed his tent, and came 18 And Pharaoh called Abram, and said, and dwelt in the plain of Mamre, which is in What is this that thou hast done unto me? Hebron,and built there an altar unto the LORD. why didst thou not tell me that she was thy wife?

CHAPTER XIV. 19 Why saidst thou, She is my sister' so I

The battle of the kings. might have taken her to me to wife: now AND

ND it came to pass, in the days of Amratherefore behold thy wife, take her, and go phel king of Shinar, Arioch king of Ellathy way.

sar, Chedorlaomer king of Eiam, and Tidal 20 And Pharaoh commanded his men con:

king of nations; cerning him: and they sent him away, and his 2 That these made war with Bera king of So. wife, and all that he had.

dom, and with Birsha king of Gomorrah, Shi

nab king of Admah, and Shemeber king of CHAPTER XIII.

Zeboiim, and the king of Bela, which is Abram and Lot separate.

Zoar. ND Abram went up out of Egypt, he, and 3 All these were joined together in the vale

of Siddim, which is the salt sea. him, into the south.

4 Twelve years they served thedorlaomer, 2 And Abram was very rich in cattle, in sil- and in the thirteenth year they rebelled. ver, and in gold.

5 And in the fourteenth year came Chedor. 3 And he went on his journeys from the south laomer, and the kings that were with him, and even to Beth-el, unto the place where his smote the Rephaims in Ashteroth Karnaim, tent had been at the beginning, between Beth- and the Zuzims in Ham, and the Emims in el and Hai;

Shaveh Kiriathaim, 4 Unto the place of the altar, which he had 6 And the Horites in their mount Seir, unto made there at the first: and there Abram El-paran, which is by the wilderness. called on the name of the LORD.

7 And they returned, and came to En-mish. 5 And Lot also, which went with Abram, pat, which is Kadesh, and smote all the coun. had flocks, and herds, and tents.

try of the Amalekites, and also the Amorites, 6 And the land was not able to hear them, that dwelt in Hazezon-tamar. that they might dwell together: for their sub- 8 And there went out the king of Sodom, stance was great, so that they could not dwell and the king of Gomorrah, and the king of Ad. together.

mah, and the king of Zeboiim, and the king 7 And there was a strife between the herd- of Bela, (the same is Zoar;) and they joined men of Abram's cattle and the herdmen of battle with them in the vale of Siddim; Lot's cattle: and the Canaanite and the Periz. 9 With Chedorlaomer the king of Elam, and zite, dwelled then in the land.

with Tidal king of nations, and Amraphel king 8 And Abram said unto Lot, Let there be no of Shinar, and Arioch king of Ellasar; four strife, I pray thee, between me and thee, and kings with five. between my herdmen and thy herdmen: for 10 And the vale of Siddim was full of slime. we be brethren.

pits; and the kings of Sodom and Gomorrah 9 Is not the whole land before thee? Sepa- fled, and fell there: and they that remained rate thyself, I pray thee, from me: if thou wilt fled to the mountain. take the left hand, then I will go to the right; 11 And they took all the goods of Sodom and

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