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The box in the cloud.
CHAP 8. The generations of Noah. at the hand of every man's brother will l faces were backward, and they saw no. require the life of man.
their father's nakedness. 6 Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by 24 And Noah awoke from his wine, man shall his blood be shed: for in the and knew what his younger son had done image of God made he man.
unto him. 7° And you, be ye fruitful, and multi- 25 And he said, Cursed be Canaan; ply; bring forth abundantly in the earth, a servant of servants shall he be unto his and multiply therein.
brethren. 8 | And God spake unto Noah, and to 26 And he said, Blessed be the LORD his sons with him, saying,
God of Shem; and Canaan shall be his 9 And I, bebold, I establish my cove- servant. pant with you, and with your seed after 27 God shall enlarge Japheth, and he you;
shall dwell in the tents of Shem; and 10 And with every living creature that Canaan shall be bis servant. is with you, of the fowl, of the cattle, and 28 | And Noah lived after the flood three of every beast of the earth with you, hundred and fifty years. from all that go out of the ark, to every 29 And all the days of Noah were nine beast of the earth.
hundred and fifty years: and he died. 11 And I will establish my covenant
CHAP. X. with you; neither
shall all flesh becaut Now these are the generations of the of by flood; sons of NoahJaneither shall there any more be a flood to pheth: and unto them were sons born destroy the earth.
after the flood. 12 And God said, This is the token of 2 The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and the covenant which I make between me Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tuand you, and every living creature that is bal, and Meshech, and Tiras. with you, for perpetual generations. 3 And the sons of Gomer; Ashkenaz,
13'1 do set my bow in the cloud, and and Riphath, and Togarmab. it shall be for a token of a covenant be- 4 And the sons of Javan; Elishah, and tween me and the earth.
Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim. 14 And it shall come to pass, when I 5 By these were the isles of the Genbring a cloud over the earth, that the tiles divided in their lands ; every one bow shall be seen in the cloud: after his tongue, after their families, in
15 And I will remember my covenant, their nations. which is between me and you,and every 6 | And the sons of Ham; Cush, and living creature of all flesh; and the wa- Mizraim, and Phut, and Canaan. ters shall no more become a flood to de- 7 And the sons of Cush; Seba, and stroy all flesh.
Havilah, and Sabtah, and Raamah, and 16 And the bow shall be in the cloud; Sabtecha; and the sons of Raamah; and I will look upon it, that I may re-Sheba, and Dedan. member the everlasting covenant between 8 And Cush begat Nimrod: he began God and every living creature of all flesh to be a mighty one in the earth. that is upon the earth.
9 He was a mighty hunter before the 17 And God said unto Noah, This is LORD: wherefore it is said, Even as Nimthe token of the covenant which I have rod the mighty hunter before the LORD. established between me and all flesh that 10 And the beginning of his kingdom is upon the earth.
was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and 18 [ And the sons of Noah that went Calneh, in the land of Shinar. forth of the ark, were Shem, and Ham, 11 Out of that land went forth Asshur, and Japbeth: and Ham is the father of and builded Nineveh, and the city ReboCanaan.
both, and Calah, 19 These are the three sons of Noah; and 12 And Resen between Nineveh and of them was the whole earth overspread. Calah: the same is a great city.
20 And Noab began to be a husband- 13 And Mizraim begat Ludim, and man, and he planted a vineyard : Anamim, and Lehabim, and Naphtuhim,
21 And he drank of the wine, and 14 And Pathrusim, and Caslubim, (out was drunken; and he was uncovered of whom came Philistim,) and Caphtorim. within his tent.
15 And Canaan begat Sidon his first22 And Ham, the father of Canaan, born, and Heth, saw the nakedness of his father, and told 16 And the Jebusite, and the Amorite, his two brethren without.
and the Girgasite, 23 And Shem and Japheth took a gar- 17 And the Hivite, and the Arkite, and ment, and laid it upon both their shoul- the Sinite, ders, and went backward, and covered 18 And the Arvadite, and the Zemathe nakedness of their father: and their rite, and the Hamathite : and afterward