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BEQUEST OF ; A. L. CROSS 2-13- The First Book of MOSES, called GENESIS.




16 And God made two great Creation of Heaven and Earth. lights; the greater light to rule the Ñ the beginning God created the day, and the lesser light to rule the

night: he made the stars also. 2 And the earth was without 17 And God set them in the firform, and void; and darkness was mament of the heaven to give light upon the face of the deep: and upon the earth, the Spirit of God moved upon the 18 And to rule over the day, and face of the waters.

over the night, and to divide the 3 And God said, Let there be light from the darkness: and God light: and there was light. saw that it was good.

4 And God saw the light, that it 19 And the evening and the was good: and God divided the morning were the fourth day. light from the darkness.

20 And God said, Let the waters 5 And God called the light Day, bring forth abundantly the moving and the darkness he called Night: creature that hath life, and fowi and the evening and the morning that may fly above the earth in the were the first day.

open firmament of heaven. 6 1 And God said, Let there be a 21 And God created great whales, firmament in the midst of the wa- and every living creature that moters, and let it divide the waters veth, which the waters brought from the waters.

forth abundantly after their kind, 7 And God made the firmament, and every winged fowl after his and divided the waters which were kind: and God saw that it was under the firmament from the wa- good. ters which were above the firma- 22 And God blessed them, say: ment: and it was so.

ing, Be fruitful, and multiply, and 8 And God called the firmament fill the waters in the seas, and let Heaven: and the evening and the fowl multiply in the earth. morning were the second day. 23 And the evening and the

9. And God said, Let the waters morning were the fifth day.
under the heaven be gathered to- 24 And God said, Let the earth
gether unto one place, and let the bring forth the living creature after
dry land appear and it was so. his kind, cattle, and creeping thing,

10 And God called the dry land and beast of the earth after his
Earth ; and the gathering together kind: and it was so.
of the waters called he Seas : and 25 And God made the beast of
God saw that it was good.

the earth after his kind, and cattle 11 And God said, Let the earth after their kind, and every thing bring forth grass, the herb yielding that creepeth upon

the earth after seed, and the fruit tree yielding his kind : and God saw that it was fruit after his kind, whose seed is good. in itself, upon the earth: and it 26 | And God said, Let us make Was so.

man in our image, after our like12 And the earth brought forth noss: and let them have dominion grass, and herb yiclding seed after over the fish of the sea, and over his kind,

and the tree yielding fruit, the fowl of the air, and over the whose seed was in itself, after his cattle, and over all the earth, and kind: and God saw that it was over every creeping thing that

creepeth upon the earth. 13 And the evening, and the 27 So God created man in his morning were the third day. own image, in the image of God

14 ? And God said, Let there be created he him; male and female lights in the firmament of the hea-created he them. ven, to divide the day from the 28 And God blessed them, and night; and let them be for signs, God said unto them, Be fruitful, and for seasons, and for days, and and multiply, and replenish the years.

earth, and subdue it: and have do15 And let them be for lights in minion over the fish of the sea, and the firmament of the heaven to over the fowl of the air, and over give light upon the earth: and it every living thing that moveth upWIS 80.

on the earth.



Garden of Eden.


Marriage instituted. 29 T And God said, Behold, I 12 And the gold of that land is have given you every herb bearing good there is bdellium and the the earth, and every tree, in the 13 And the name of the second which is the fruit of a tree yield- river is Gihon: the same is it that ing seed; to you it shall be for compasseth the whole land of Ethimeat.

opia. 30 And to every beast of the 14 And the name of the third earth, and to every fowl of the air, river is Hiddekel: that is it which and to every thing that creepeth goeth toward the east of Assyria. upon the earth, wherein there is And the fourth river is Euphrates. life, I have given every green herb 15 And the LORD God took tho for meat, and it was so.

man, and put him into the garden 31 And God saw every thing that of Eden, to dress it, and to keep it. he had made, and behold, it was 16 And the LORD God commandvery good. And the evening and ed the man, saying, Of every tree the morning were the

sixth day. of the garden thou mayest freely CHAP. II.

eat: The First Sabbath.

17 But of the tree of the knowTHUS the heavens and the earth ledge of good and evil, thou shalt

were finished, and all the host not eat of it: for in the day that of them.

thou eatest thereof thou shalt sure2 And on the seventh day God ly die. ended his work which he had 18 1 And the LORD God said, It made; and he rested on the seventh is not good that the man should be day from all his work which he had alone: I will make him a help inade.

meet for him. 3 And God blessed the seventh 19 And out of the ground the day, and sanctified it: because that LORD God formed every beast

of in it he had rested from all his work the field, and every fowl of the air, which God created and made. and brought them unto Adam to

41 These are the generations of see what he would call them; and the heavens and of the earth when whatsoever Adam called every they were created, in the day that living creature, that was the name the LORD God made the earth and thereof. the heavens,

20 And Adam gave names to all 5. And every plant of the field be- cattle and to the fowl of the air, fore it was in the earth, and every and to every beast of the field he of the field before it grew: for bu Adam there was not found the LORD God had not caused it to a help meet for him. rain upon the earth, and there was 21 And the LORD God caused a not a man to till the ground. deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and

6 But there went up a mist from he slept; and he took one of his the earth, and watered the whole ribs, and closed up the flesh instead face of the ground.

thereof: 7 And the LORD God formed 22 And the rib, which the LORD man of the dust of the ground, and God had taken from

man, made he breathed into his nostrils the breath a woman, and brought her unto the of life; and man became a living man. soul.

23 And Adam said, This is now 8 | And the LORD God planted bone of my bones, and flesh of my a garden eastward in Eden; and flesh: she shall be called Woman, there he put the man whom he had because she was taken out of formed.

9 And out of the ground made 24 Therefore shall a man leave tho LORD God to grow every tree his father and his mother,

and shall that is pleasant to the sight, and cleave unto his wife : and they shall good for food; the tree of life also be one flesh. in the midst of the garden, and the 25 And they were both naked, tree of knowledge of good and the man and his wife, and were not evil.

ashamed. 10 And a river went out of Eden

CHAP. III. to water the garden: and from The Fall of Man.

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tile than any beast of the fielit 11 The name of the first is Pison: which the LORD God had mado: that is it which compasseth the and he said unto the woman, Yea, whole land of Ilavilah, where there hath God said, Ye shall not cat of is gold:

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and punishment. 2 And the woman said unto the will greatly multiply thy sorrow serpent, We may eat of the fruit and thy conception; in sorrow thou of the trees of the garden: shalt bring forth children: and thy

3 But of the fruit of the tree desire shall be to thy husband, and which

is in the midst of the garden, he shall rule over thee. God hath said, Ye shall not eat of 17 And unto Adam he said, Beit, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye cause thou hast hearkened unto the die.

voice of thy wife, and hast eaten 4 And the serpent said unto the of the tree of which I commanded woman, Ye shall not surely die : thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of

5 For God doth know, that in it: cursed is the ground for thy the day ye eat thereof, then your sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of eyes shall be opened ; and ye shall it all the days of thy life; be as gods, knowing good and 18 Thorns also and thistles shall evil.

it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt 6 And when the woman saw that eat the herb of the field: the tree was good for food, and 19 In the sweat of thy face shalt that it was pleasant to the eyes, thou eat bread, till thou return and a tree to be desired to make unto the ground for out of it wast one wise ; she took of the fruit thou taken: for dust thou art, and thereof, and did eat; and gave

also unto dust shalt thou return. unto her husband with her, and he 20 And Adam called his wife's did eat.

name Eve, because she was the 7 And the eyes of them both mother of all living, were opened, and they knew that 21 Unto Adam also and to his they were naked : and they sewed wife did the LORD God make coats fig-leaves together, and made them- of skins, and clothed them. selves aprons.

22 11 And the LORD God said, 8 And they heard the voice of Behold, the man is become as ono the LORD God walking in the gar- of us, to know good and evil. And den in the cool of the day: and now, lest he put forth his hand, Adam and his wife hid themselves and take also of the tree of life, from the presence of the LORD and eat, and live for ever: God amongst the trees of the gar- 23 Therefore the LORD God sent den.

him forth from the garden of Eden, 9 And the LORD God called unto to till the ground from whence he Adam, and said unto him, Where was taken. art thou?

24 So he drove out the man: 10 And he said, I heard thy voice and he placed at the cast of the in the garden: and I was afraid, garden of Eden Cherubims, and a because I was caked; and I hid Haming sword which turned every myself.

way, to keep the way of the tree of 11 And he said, Who told thee life. that thou wast naked ? Hast thou


Birth of Cain and Abel. munded thee, that thou shouldest A and she conceived, and bare not eat ?

12 And the man said, The woman Cain, and said, I have gotten a whom

thou gavest to be with me, man from the LORD. she gave me of the tree, and I did 2 And she again bare his brother eat.

Abel. And Abel was a keeper of 13 And the LORD God said unto sheep,, but Cain was a tiller of the the woman, What is this that thou ground. hast done? And the woman said, 3 And in process of time it came The serpent beguiled me, and I did to pass, that Cain brought of the cat.


of the ground an offering into 14 And the LORD God said unto the LORD. the serpent, Because thou hast done 4 And Abel, he also brought of this, thou art cursed above all cat- the firstlings of his flock, and of the tle, and above every beast of the fat thereof. And the LORD had refield ; upon thy belly shalt thou go, spect unto Abel, and to his offering: and dust shalt thou eat all the days 5 But unto Cain, and to his ofof thy life:

fering, he had not respect. And 15 And I will put enmity between Cain was very

wroth, and his counthee and the woman, and between tenance fell. thy seed and her seed: it shali 6 And the LORD sạid unto Cain, bruise thy, head, and thou shalt Why art thou wroth ? and why is bruise his heel.

thy countenance fallen ? 16 Unto the woman he said, il 1 Ifthou doest well, shalt thou not


Cain killeth Abel.


Adam's genet be accepted ? and if thou doest not 23 And Lamech said unt well, sin lieth at the door. And wives, Adah and Zillah, Hea unto thee shall be his desire, and voice, ye wives of Lamech, heu thou shalt rule over him.

unto my speech: for I have sl 8 And Cain talked with Abel his man to my wounding, and a y brother: and it came to pass when man to my hurt. they were in the field, that Cain 24 If Cain shall be avenged se rose up against Abel his brother, fold, truly Lamech seventy and slew him.

seven-fold. 9 T And the LORD said unto Cain, 25 1 And Adam knew his Where is Abel thy brother? And again, and she bare a son, and he said, I know not: Am I my bro-ed his name Seth: For God, ther's keeper ?

she, hath appointed me ang 10 And he said, What hast thou seed instead of Abel, whom done ? the voice of thy brother's slew. blood crieth unto me from the 26 And to Seth, to him also t ground.

was born a son ; and he called 11 And now art thou cursed from name Enos: then began_me the earth, which hath opened her call upon the name of the LOR. mouth to receive thy brother's

CHAP. V. blood from thy hand.

Genealogy of the Patriarch: 12. When thou tillest the ground, THIS is the

book of the gen it thee her strength: A fugitive and a that God created man, in the li vagabond shalt thou be in the ness of God made he him : earth.

2 Male and female created 13 And Cain said unto the LORD, them; and blessed them, and ca My punishment is greater than I ed their name Adam, in the d can bear.

when they were created. 14 Behold, thou hast driven me 3 And Adam lived a hund out this day from the face of the and thirty years, and begat as earth; and from thy face shall I be in his own likeness, after his imag hid; and I shall be a fugitive and a and called his name Seth: vagabond in the earth; and it shall 4 And the days of Adam after come to pass, that every one that had begotten Seth were eight hu findeth me shall slay me.

dred years: and he begat sons a 15 And the LORD said unto him, daughters : Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain, 5 And all the days that Ada vengeance shall be taken on him lived were nine hundred and thir seven-fold. nd the LORD set a years, and he died. inark upon Cain, lest any finding 61 And Seth lived a hundre him should kill him.

and five years, and begat Enos : 16 1 And Cain went out from the 7 And Seth lived after he bega presence of the LORD, and dwelt in Enos eight hundred and seve the land of Nod, on the east of years, and begat sons and daug Eden.

17 And Cain knew his wife, and 8 And all the days of Seth wer she conceived, and bare Enoch: nine hundred and twelve years and he builded' a city, and called and he died. the name of the city after the name 9 11 And Enos lived ninety years of his son Enoch.

and begat Cainan: 18 And unto Enoch was born 10 And Enos lived after he bega Irad: and Irad begat Mehujael : Cainan eight hundred and fifteen and Mehujael begat Methusael : years, and begat sons and daugh and Methusael begat Lamech.

ters: 19 [ And Lamech took unto him 11 And all the days of Enos were two wives: the name of the one nine hundred and five years; and was Adah, and the name of the he died. other Zillah.

12 1 And Cainan lived seventy20 And Adah bare Jabal : he years, and begat Mahalaleel : was the father of such as dwell in 13 And Cainan lived after he betents, and of such as have cattle. gat Mahalaleel eight hundred and

21 And his brother's name was forty years, and begat sons and Jubal : he was the father of all daughters : such as handle the harp and organ. 14 And all the days of Cainan

22 And Zillah, she also bare Tu-were nine hundred and ten years bal-cain, an instructor of every and he died. artificer in brass and iron : and the 15 | And Mahalaleel lived sixty Sister of Tubal-cain was Naamah.] and five years, and begat Jaredi



o Noah

CHAP. VI. The world's wickedness 16 And Mahalaleel lived after he days shall be a hundred and twenty egat Jared eight hundred and years. thirty years, and begat sons and 4 There were giants in the earth daughters :

in those days; and also after that, 17 And all the days of Mahala- when the sons of God came in unto leel were eight hundred ninety and the daughters of men, and they bare five years; and he died.

children to them: the same became 18 T And Jared lived a hundred mighty, men, which were of old, sixty and two years, and he begat men of renown. Enoch:

5 | And God saw that the wick19 And Jared lived after he be-edness of man was great in the gat Enoch eight hundred years, earth, and that every imagination and begat sons and daughters : of the thoughts of his heart was

20 And all the days of Jared only evil continually, were nine hundred sixty and two 6 And it repented the LORD that years; and he died.

he had made man on the earth, and 2 And Enoch lived sixty and it grieved him at his heart. five years, and begat Methuse- 1 And the LORD said, I will de lah :

stroy man whom I have created 22 And Enoch walked with God from the face of the earth ; both after he begat Methuselah three man and beast, and the creeping hundred years, and begat sons and thing, and the fowls of the air; for daughters :

it repenteth me that I have made 2 Ant all the days of Enoch them. were three handred sixty and five 8 But Noah found grace in the years:

eyes of the LORD. 24 And Enoch walked with God, 9 T These are the generations and he was not: for God took him of Noah: Noah was a just man,

35 And Methụselah lived a and perfect in his generations, and hundred eighty and seven years, Noah walked with God. and begat Lamech:

10 And Noah begat three sons, 26 And Methuselah lived after shem, Ham, and Japheth. he begat Lamech seven hundred 11 The earth also was corrupt eighty and two years, and begat before God;, and the earth was sons and daughters :

filled with violence. 27 And all the

days of Methuse- 12 And God looked upon the lah were nine hundred sixty and earth, and behold, it was corrupt : nine years, and he died.

for all flesh had corrupted his way 28 T And Lamech lived a hun-upon the earth. dred eighty and two years, and 13 And God said unto Noah, The begat a son:

end of all flesh is come before me; 29 And he called his name Noah, for the earth is filled with violence saying, This same shall comfort us through them: and behold, I will concerning our work and toil of destroy them with the earth. our hands, because of the ground 14 1 Make thee an ark of gowhich the LORD hath cursed. pher-wood: rooms shalt thou make

30 And Lamech lived after he in the ark, and shalt pitch it withbegat Noah five hundred ninety in and without with pitch. and five years, and begat sons and 15 And this is the fashion which daughters :

thou shalt make it of: The length 31 And all the days of Lamech of the

ark shall be three hundred were seven hundred seventy and cubits, the breadth of it fifty seven years and he died.

cubits, and the height of it thirty 32 And Noah was five hundred cubits. years old and Noah begat Shem, 16 A window shalt thou make to Ham, and Japheth.

the ark, and in a cubit shalt thou PHÁP. VI.

finish it above; and the door of the The Depravity of Mankind. ark shalt thou set in the side there

ŅD it came to pass, when men of: with lower, second, and third of the earth, and daughters were 17 And behold, I, even I, do born unto them,

bring a flood of waters upon the 2 That the sons of God saw the earth, to destroy all flesh, wherein daughters of men that they were is the breath of life, from

under fair, and they took them wives of heaven: and every thing that is in all which they chose.

the earth shall die. 3 And the LORD said, My Spirit 18 But with thee will I establish shall not always strive with man, my covenant: and thou shalt com for that bo also is flesh: yet his into the ark, thou, and thy son


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