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THE

FIRST BOOK OF MOSES,

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(GENESIS.

[B. C. 4004 to B. C. 1635.]

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CHAPTER I.

9 And God said, Let the waters under The creation of heaven and earth, 3 of the light, 6 and of the firm the heaven be gathered together unto one ament. 9 The earth separated from the waters, 11. and made place, and let the dry land appear : and it fruitful. 14 The creation of the sun, moon, and stars, 20 of fish and foul, 24 of beasts and cattle, 26 and of man in the was so. image of God. 29 Also the appointment of food. (B. C. 4004.] 10 And God called the dry land Earth; In the beginning God created the heaven ande the gathering together of the waters N and

Seas 2 And the earth was without form, and good. void; and darkness was upon the face of 11 And God said, Let the earth 'bring the deep. And the Spirit of God moved forth “grass, the herb yielding seed, and upon the face of the waters.

the fruit tree yielding m fruit after his kind, 3 And God said, e Let there be light: whose seed is in itself, upon the earth : and and there was light.

it was so. 4 And God saw the light, that it was 12 And the earth brought forth grass, good : and God divided 'the light from the and herb yielding seed after his kind, and darkness.

the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in 5 And God called the light f Day, and the itself, after his kind : and God saw that it darkness he called Night. And the even- was good. ing and the morning were the first day. 13 And the evening and the morning

6s And God said, Let there be a 'firma- were the third day. ment in the midst of the waters, and let it 14 | And God said, Let there be a lights divide the waters from the waters.

in the firmament of the heaven to divide 7 And God made the firmament, hand 'the day from the night; and let them be divided the waters which were under the for signs, and ofor seasons, and for days, and firmament from the waters which were years : iabove the firmament: and it was so.

15 And let them be for lights in the firm8 And God called the firmament Heaven. ament of the heaven to give light upon the And the evening and the morning were the earth: and it was so. second day.

16 And God Pmade two great lights; the

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CHAP. I.- a John 1. 1, 2 Heb. 1. 10. b Ps. 8. 3. & 33. 6. & 89. 11, 12. & 102. 23. & 136. 5. & 146. 6. Is. 44. 24. Jer. 10. 12. & 51. 15. Zech. 12. 1. Acts 14. 15. & 17. 24. Col. 1. 16, 17. Heb. 11, 3. Rev. 4. 11. & 10. 6.

1 Heb. between the light and between the darkness. *Heb. And the evening was, and the morning was.

• Heb. expansion. e Ps. 33. 6. Is. 40. 13, 14. d's, e 2 Cor. 4. 6. 1 Ps. 74. 16. & 104. 20. & Job 37. 16. Ps. 136. 5.

Jer. 10. 12. & 51. 15. h Prov. 8. 28. i Ps. 148. 4. k Job 26. 10. & 38. 8. Ps. 33. 7. & 96. 5. & 104. 9. & 136. 6. Prov. 8. 29. Jer. 5. 22. 2 Pet. 3. 5. 1 Heb. 6. 7. * Heb. tender grass.

m Luke 6. 44. a Deut. 4. 19. Ps. 74. 16. & 136. 7. Hleb. between the day and between the night. o ''s. 74. 17. ^ 104. 19. * p P8. 136, 7, 8, 9, 8148. 3, 6.

The creation of men.

GENESIS, II.

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greater light to rule the day, and the lesser 28 And God blessed them, and God said light to rule the night: he made the stars unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and also.

replenish the earth, and subdue it: and 17 And God set them in the firmament have dominion over the fish of the sea, and of the heaven to give light upon the earth, over the fowl of the air, and over every liv

18 And to rule over the day and over | ing thing that " moveth upon the earth. the night, and to divide the light from the 29 || And God said, Behold, I have given darkness: and God saw that it was good. you every herb "2 bearing seed, which is upon

19 And the evening and the morning the face of all the earth, and every tree, in were the fourth day.

the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; 20 s And God said, Let the waters bring to you it shall be for meat. forth abundantly the ?moving creature that 30 And to devery beast of the earth, and hath & life, and ofowl that may fly above the to every e fowl of the air, and to every thing earth in the 10 open firmament of heaven. that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there

21 And God created great whales, and is 13 life, I have given every green herb for every living creature that moveth, which the meat: and it was so. waters brought forth abundantly, after their 31 And God saw every thing that he kind, and every winged fowl after his kind: had made, and, behold, it was very good. and God saw that it was good.

And the evening and the morning were the 22 And God blessed them, saying, "Be sixth day. fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters

CHAPTER II. in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the The first sabbath. 4 The history of the creation. & The planting earth.

of the garden of Eden, 10 and the river thereof. 17 The tree

of knowledge only forbidden. 23 And the evening and the morning

21 The making of woman, and the institution of marriage. were the fifth day.

[B. C. 4004.]

NHUS 24 Thand God said, Let the earth bring Thus the heavens and the earth were forth the kind,

of . cattle, and creeping thing, and beast of the 2 b And on the seventh day God ended earth after his kind : and it was so.

his work which he had made; and he rest25 And God made the beast of the earth ed on the seventh day from all his work

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earth after his kind : and God saw that it sanctified it: because that in it he had restwas good.

ed from all his work which God 'created 26 | And God said, -Let us make man and made. in our image, after our likeness: and y let 49 These are the generations of the them have dominion over the fish of the heavens and of the earth when they were sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over created, in the day that the LORD God made the cattle, and over all the earth, and over the earth and the heavens, every creeping thing that creepeth upon the 5 And every e plant of the field before it earth.

was in the earth, and every herb of the field 27 So God created man in his own image, before it grew : for the LORD God had not z in the image of God created he him; a male caused it to rain upon the earth, and there and female created he them.

was not a man 8 to till the ground.

c ch. 9. 3. Job 36. 31. Ps. 104. 14, 15. & 136. 25. & 146. 7. Acts 14. 17. 13 Heb. a liring soul. d Ps. 145. 15, 16. & 147. 9. e Job 38. 41. f Px. 104. 24. 1 Tim. 4. 4.

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6 lleb. soul. Heb. Id fowl fly. 10 Heb. face of the firmament of hearen. tch. 6. 20. & 7. 14. & 8. 19. Ps. 104. 26.

7. x ch. 5. 1. & 9. 6. Ps. 100. 3. Ecc. 7. 29. Acts 17. 26, 28, 29. 1 Cor. 11. 7. Eph. 4. 24. Col. 3. 10. James 3. 9. y ch, 9, 2, Ps, 8. 6. z 1 Cor. 11. 7. a cb, 5. 2. Mal. 2. 15. Matt. 19. 4. Mark 10. 6. b ch. 9. 1, 7. Lev. 26. 9. Ps. 127. 3. & 128. 3, 4.

11 Heb. creepth. 19 Heb. seeding seed.

CHAP. II. a Ps. 33. 6.
c Neh. 9. 14. Is. 58. 13.
e ch. 1. 12. Pg. 101. 14,

b Ex. 20. 11. & 31. 17. Deut. 5. 14. Deb 4. 4. 1 Heb. created to make. d ch. 1. 1. 8. 90. 1, 2, f Job 38. 26, 27, 28.

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The garden of Edlen.

GENESIS, III.

The serpent deceiveth Eve

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6 But ’ there went up a mist from the 19 dAnd out of the ground the LORD God earth, and watered the whole face of the formed every beast of the field, and every ground.

fowl of the air; and e brought them unto 7 And the LORD God formed man of the 10 Adam to see what he would call them : dust of the ground, and i breathed into his and whatsoever Adam called every living i nostrils the breath of life; and 'man be- creature, that was the name thereof. came a living soul.

20 And Adam "gave names to all cattle,

1 8 And the LORD God planted m a garden and to the fowl of the air, and to every a eastward in ° Eden; and there p he put the beast of the field; but for Adam there man whom he had formed.

was not found a help meet for him. 9 And out of the ground made the LORD 21 And the LORD God caused a fdeep God to grow qevery tree that is pleasant to sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept ; and the sight, and good for food; "the tree of he took one of his ribs, and closed up the life also in the midst of the garden, and flesh instead thereof. the tree of knowledge of good and evil. 22 And the rib, which the LORD God had

10 And a river went out of Eden to water taken from man, " made he a woman, and the garden; and from thence it was parted, brought her unto the man. and became into four heads.

23 And Adam said, This is now h bone of 11 The name of the first is Pison: that my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall is it which compasseth the whole land of be called Woman, because she was taken Havilah, where there is gold;

out of man. 12 And the gold of that land is good : 24 Therefore shall a man leave his fathere is bdellium and the onyx stone.

ther and his mother, and shall cleave unto 13 And the name of the second river is his wife: and they shall be one flesh. Gihon: the same is it that compasseth the 25 And they were both naked, the man whole land of Ethiopia.

and his wife, and were not mashamed. 14 And the name of the third river is

CHAPTER III. * Hiddekel: that is it which goeth toward the east of Assyria. And the fourth river The serpent deceiveth Eve. 6 Man's shameful fall. 9 God ar

raigneth 14 The serpent is cursed. 15 T'he promise! is Euphrates.

seed. 16 The punishment of mankind. 21 Their first cloth15 And the LORD God took the man,

ing. 22 They are driven out of paradise. [B. C. 4004.] and I put him

into the garden of Eden to Now a the serpent was more subtile than
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) 16 And the LORD God commanded the God had made. And he said unto the woman, saying, Of every tree of the garden man, "Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat * thou mayest freely eat:

of every tree of the garden? 17 2 But of the tree of the knowledge of 2 And the woman said unto the serpent, good and evil, a thou shalt not eat of it: for We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the in the day that thou eatest thereof b8 thou garden: shalt surely die.

3 <But of the fruit of the tree which is in 18 ( And the LORD God said, It is not the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye good that the man should be alone; "I will shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, make him a help meet for him.

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* Or, a wist which went up from, de. • Heb. dust of the ground. h ch. 3. 19, 33. Ps. 113. 14. Ecc. 12. 7. Is. 64.8. 1 Cor. 15. 47. i Job 33. 4. Acto 17. 23. k ch. 1. 2. Is. 2. 22.11 Cor. 15. 45. m ch. 13. 10. Is. 61. 3. Ez 28. 13. Joel 2. 3. n ch. 3, 24. och. 4. 16. 2 Kings 19. 12. EL. 22. P Ver. 16.

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Ez. 31. 8. rch. 3. 22. Prov. 3. 18. & 11. 30. Rev. 27. & 22. 2. 14. & ver. 17. tch. 25, 18. u Num. 11. 7.

* Heb. » Dan. 10. 4. . Or, eastward to Assyria. • Or, Adam. y ver. 8. Hleb, eating thou shalt eat. % ver. 9. a ch. 3. 1, 3, 11, 17.

• Ileb. dying Was soll die • Heb. as before him. b ch. 3. 3, 19. Rom. 6. 23. 1 Cor.

15. 58. James 1. 15. 1 John 5. 16. 10 Or. The man. c ch. 3. 12. 1 Cor. 11. 9. 1 Tim. 2. 13. d ch. 1. 20, 24. 11 Heb. called. e Ps. 8. 6. Ser ch. 6. 20. fch. 15. 12. 1 Sam. 26. 12. 13 IIeb. Inuldal.

8 Pror. 18. m. Heb. 13. 4. h ch, 29.14. Judg. 9. 2. 2 Sam. 5. 1. & 19. 13. Eph. 5. 30. il Cor. 11. 8. k ch.31. 15. Ps. 15. 10. Matt. 19. 5. Mark 10. 7. 1 Cor. 6. 16. Eph. 5. 31. I ch. 3. 7, 10, 11. m Ex. 32. 25. Is. 47.3.

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CHAP. III.-a Rev. 12. 9. & 20. 2. rea, because, dr. c ch. 2. 17.

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The fall of man.

GENESIS, III.
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Their punishment. 4 4 And the serpent said unto the woman, 15 And I will put enmity between thee Ye shall not surely die :

and the woman, and between 'thy seed and 5 For God doth know that in the day ye her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and

• eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened; thou shalt bruise his heel. and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil. 16 Unto the woman he said, I will greatly

6. And when the woman saw that the multiply thy' sorrow and thy conception ; tree wus good for food, and that it was ? plea- " in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; sant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to w and thy desire shall be * to thy husband, make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and he shall - rule over thee. fand did eat, and gave also unto her hus- 17 And unto Adam he said, y Because band with her; sand he did eat.

thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy 7 And.h the eyes of them both were wife, 2 and hast eaten of the tree, a of which opened, i and they knew that they were I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not naked; and they sewed fig leaves together, eat of it: "cursed is the ground for thy and made themselves 3 aprons.

sake;. in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the 8 And they heard the voice of the LORD days of thy life; God walking in the garden in the * cool of 18 Thorns also and thistles shall it the day: and Adam and his wife 'hid them- bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat

e selves from the presence of the LORD God the herb of the field. amongst the trees of the garden.

19 f In the sweat of thy face shalt thou 9 And the LORD God called unto Adam, eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; and said unto him, Where art thou ?

for out of it wast thou taken: & for dust thou 10 And he said, I heard thy voice in the art, and hunto dust shalt thou return. garden, mand I was afraid, because I was 20 And Adam called his wife's name naked; and I hid myself.

Eve; because she was the mother of all 11 And he said, Who told thee that thou living. wast naked? Hast thou eaten of the tree, 21 Unto Adam also and to his wife did whereof I commanded thee that thou the LORD God make coats of skins, and shouldest not eat?

clothed them. 12 And the man said, "The woman whom 22 | And the LORD God said, i Behold, thou gavest to be with me, she gave me of the man is become as one of us, to know the tree, and I did eat.

good and evil: and now, lest he put forth 13 And the LORD God said unto the wo- his hand, k and take also of the tree of life, man, What is this that thou hast done ? and eat, and live for ever: And the woman said, “The serpent beguiled 23 Therefore the LORD God sent him me, and I did eat.

forth from the garden of Eden, 'to till the 14 And the LORD God said P unto the ser- ground from whence he was taken. pent, Because thou hast done this, thou art 24 So he drove out the man: and he cursed above all cattle, and above every placed m at the east of the garden of Eden beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou cherubim, and a flaming sword which go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of turned every way, to keep the way of the thy life:

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d ver. 13. 2 Cor. 11. 3. 1 Tim. 2. 14. e ver. 7. Acts 26. 18.

» Heb, a desire. f1 Tim. 2. 14. & ver. 12. 17.

h ver. 5. i ch. 2. 25, things to gird about. k Job 38.1, • Heb. wind. I Job 31. 33. Jer. 23. 24. Amos 9. 3. m ch. 2. 25. Ex, 3. 6. 1 John 3. 20. n ch. 2. 18. Job 31, 33. Prov. 28. 13. o ver. 4. 2 Cor. 11.3. 1 Tim. 2. 14. p Ex, 21, 29, 32. q Is. 65. 25. Mic. 7. 17. Matt. 3. 7. & 13. 38. & 23. 33. John 8. 44. Acts 13. 10. 1 John 3.8. & Ps. 132. 11. Is. 7. 14. Mic. 5. 3. Matt. 1, 23, 25. Luke 1. 31, 34, 35. Gal. 4. 4. • Or, subject to thy husband. t Rom. 16. 20, Col. 2. 15. Leb. 2. 14. 1 Jokn 5. 5. Rev. 12. 7, 17. u Ps. 48. 6. Is. 13. 8. & 21. 3.

John 16. 21, 1 Tim. 2. 15. wch. 4. 7. . Heb. cause to bud. x 1 Cor. 11. 3. & 14. 34. Eph. 5. 22, 23, 24, 1 Tim. 2. 11, 12. Tit. 2. 5. 1 Pet. 3. 1, 5, 6. y 1 Sam. 15, 23. 2 ver. 6. "That is, Living. & ch. 2. 17. b Ecc. 1, 2, 3, În. 24.5, 6. Rom. 8. 20. c Job 5. 7. Ecc. 2. 23. d Job 31. 40. e Ps. 104. 14. f Ecc. 1. 13. 2 Thess, 3. 10. 8 ch. 2. 7.

h Job 21. 26. & 34. 15. Ps. 104. 29. Ecc. 3. 20. & 12.7. Rom. 5. 12. Heb. 9. 27. i ver. 5. Like Is. 19. 12. & 47. 12, 13. Jer. 22. 23. k ch. 2, 9. 1 ch. 4. 2. & 9. 20. mcb. 2. S. n Ps. 104, 4. Heb. 1. 7.

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The murder of Abel.

GENESIS, IV.

Lamech and his wires CHAPTER IV.

13 And Cain said unto the LORD, 'My

punishment is greater than I can bear. The birth and occupation of Cain and Abel. 8 Their offerings

14 Behold, thou hast driven me out this unto the Lord. 8 The murder of Abel. 11 The curse of Cain. 17 Ilis son Enoch, and the first city, 19 Lameck and his two day from the face of the earth; and 'from tires. 25 The birth of Seth, 26 and Enos. (B. C. 4003.]

thy face shall I be hid; and I shall be a ND Adam knew Eve his wife; and she fugitive and a vagabond in the earth ; and

conceived, and bare 'Cain, and said, I it shall come to pass, TM that every one that have gotten a man from the LORD.

findeth me shall slay me. 2 And she again bare his brother ? Abel. 15 And the LORD said unto him, ThereAnd Abel was 3 a keeper of sheep, but Cain fore whosoever slayeth Cain, vengeance shall was e a tiller of the ground.

be taken on him sevenfold. And the LORD 3 And ‘in process of time it came to pass, • set a mark upon Cain, lest any finding him that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground should kill him. an offering unto the LORD.

16 | And Cain P went out from the pre4 And Abel, he also brought of the first- sence of the LORD, and dwelt in the land of lings of his 'flock and of the fat thereof. Nod, on the east of Eden. And the LORD had d respect unto Abel and 17 And Cain knew his wife; and she to his offering:

conceived, and bare 10 Enoch : and he build5 But unto Cain and to his offering he ed'a city, 9 and called the name of the city, had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, after the name of his son, Enoch. e and his countenance fell.

18 And unto Enoch was born Irad: and 6 And the LORD said unto Cain, Why art Irad begat Mehujael : ‘and Mehujael begat thou wroth? and why is thy countenance Methusael : and Methusael begat i Lamech.

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19 | And Lamech took unto him two 7 If thou doest well, shalt thou not be wives: the name of the one was Adah, and accepted ? and if thou doest not well, sin the name of the other Zillah. lieth at the door: and unto thee shall be 20 And Adah bare Jabal : he was the his desire, and thou shalt rule over him. father of such as dwell in tents, and of such

8 | And Cain talked with Abel his bro as have cattle. ther: and it came to pass, when they were

21 And his brother's name was Jubal : he in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel was the father of all such as handle the his brother, and f slew him.

harp and organ. 9 And the LORD said unto Cain, Where 22 And Zillah, she also bare Tubal-cain, is Abel thy brother? And he said, h I know an 12 instructor of every artificer in brass not: Am I my brother's keeper ?

and iron : and the sister of Tubal-cain was 10 And he said, What hast thou done? Naamah. the voice of thy brother's blood i crieth un- 23 And Lamech said unto his wives, to me from the ground.

Adah and Zillah, hear my voice; ye wives 11 And now art thou cursed from the of Lamech, hearken unto my speech : for earth, which hath opened her mouth to re- 13 I have slain a man to my wounding, and ceive thy brother's blood from thy hand. a young man " to my hurt.

4 12 When thou tillest the ground, it shall 24 s If Cain shall be avenged Sevenfold, not henceforth yield unto thee her strength; truly Lamech seventy and sevenfold. a fugitive and a vagabond shalt thou be in 25 | And Adam knew his wife again; the earth.

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CHAP. IV. - That is, Gotten, or, Acquired. Heb. Hebel. a fender, • Heb. at the end of days. a ch. 3. 23. & 9. 20.

• Heb. sheep, Yum. 18. 12. e Num. 18. 17. Prov. 3. 9. d Heb. 11. 4. ech. 31. 2 • Or, hare Une excellency! Heb. 11. 4. 'Or, subject unto thee. che. 3. 16 1 Matt. 23, 86. 1 John 3. 12. Jude 11. g Ps. 9. 12. h John

• Heb, Woode. i Heb. 12, 24. Rev. 6. 10. • Or, Mine iniquity

is greater than that it may be forgiren. k Job 16. 20-24. 1 Ps. 51. 11. I ch. 9. 6. Num. 35. 19, 21, 27. n Ps. 79. 12. o Ez, 9. 4, 6.

p 2 Kings 13. 23. & 24. 20. Jer. 23. 39. & 52. 3. 10 Heb. Chanoch.

9 Ps. 49. 11. 11 Heb. Lemech. r Rom. 4. 11, 12. 19 lleb, whetter. 13 Or, I would slay a man in my wound. " Or, in my hurt.

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tch. 5. 3.

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