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The gencalogy, age,


and death of the patriarchs.



15 Seth : For God, said she, hath appointed 14 And all the days of Cainan were nine me another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain hundred and ten years: and he died. slew.

15 | And Mahalaleel lived sixty and five 26 And to Seth, u to him also there was years, and begat · Jared: born a son; and he called his name

16 Enos :

16 And Mahalaleel lived after he begat then began men 17w to call upon the name Jared eight hundred and thirty years, and of the LORD.

begat sons and daughters :

17 And all the days of Mahalaleel were CHAPTER V.

eight hundred ninety and five years : and The genealogy, age, and death of the patriarchs from Adam unto he died. Noah, including the translation of Enoch. [B. C. 4004.]

18 | And Jared lived a hundred sixty THIS is the

is the a book of the generations of and two years, and he begat i Enoch: Adam. In the day that God created 19 And Jared lived after he begat Enoch man, in the likeness of God made he him; eight hundred years, and begat sons and 2 c Male and female created he them; daughters :

; and blessed them, and called their name 20 And all the days of Jared were nine Adam, in the day when they were created. hundred sixty and two years: and he died.

3 | And Adam lived a hundred and 21 [ And Enoch lived sixty and five thirty years, and begat a son in his own years, and begat · Methuselah : likeness, after his image; and d called his 22 And Enoch k walked with God after name Seth :

he begat Methuselah three hundred years, 4 e And the days of Adam after he had and begat sons and daughters : begotten Seth were eight hundred years : 23 And all the days of Enoch were three fand he begat sons and daughters :

hundred sixty and five years : 5 And all the days that Adam lived were 24 And 1 Enoch walked with God: and nine hundred and thirty years : 8 and he he was not; for God took him. died.

25 And Methuselah lived a hundred 6 And Seth lived a hundred and five eighty and seven years, and begat · Lamech : years, and h begat Enos :

26 And Methuselah lived after he begat 7 And Seth lived after he begat Enos Lamech seven hundred eighty and two eight hundred and seven years, and begat years, and begat sons and daughters : sons and daughters :

27 And all the days of Methuselah were 8 And all the days of Seth were nine nine hundred sixty and nine years: and he hundred and twelve years : and he died. died. 9 | And Enos lived ninety years, and 28 | And Lamech lived a hundred eighty

a begat Cainan :

and two years, and begat a son: 10 And Enos lived after he begat Cainan 29 And he called his name • Noah, sayeight hundred and fifteen years, and begat ing, This same shall comfort us concerning sons and daughters :

our work and toil of our hands, because of 11 And all the days of Enos were nine the ground m which the LORD hath cursed. hundred and five years : and he died.

30 And Lamech lived after he begat 12 | And Cainan lived seventy years, Noah five hundred ninety and five years, and begat ? Mahalaleel:

and begat sons and daughters : 13 And Cainan lived after he begat Ma- 31 And all the days of Lamech were halaleel eight hundred and forty years, and seven hundred seventy and seven years : begat sons and daughters :



and he died.

1. That is, Appointed, or, Put. Heb. Sheth. uch. 5. 6. 16 Heb. Enosh. 17 Or, to call themselves by the name of the LORD. w 1 Kings 18. 24. Ps. 116. 17. Joel 2. 32. Zeph. 3. 9. 1 Cor. 1, 2.

ở ch. 4. 25. e 1 Chr. 1. 1, &c. f ch. 1. 28. sch. 3. 19

Heb. 9. 27. h ch. 4, 26, leb, Kenan. 2 Gr. Muleleel. Heb, Jered. i Jude 14, 15, . Gr. Mathusala. k ch. 6, 9, & 17.1. & 24, 40. 2 Kings 20. 3. Ps. 16. 8. & 116. 9. & 128. 1. Mic. 6. 8. Mal. 2. 6. I 2 Kings 2. 11. Hel. 11. 5. . Heb. Lemech. 6 That is, Rest, or, Comfort mch. 3. 17. & 4. 11

CHAP. V.-a 1 Chr. 1.1.

Luke 3. 38.

b ch. 1. 26.

c ch.1. 2.



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Tke rikelness of the world.


The form and end of the ark 32 And Noah was five hundred years 12 And God • looked upon thę earth, old: and Noah begat - Shem, Ham, and and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh Japheth.

had corrupted his way upon the earth. CHAPTER VI.

13 And God said unto Noah, p The end

of all flesh is come before me; for the The trickedness of the world, which provoked God's wrath, and

caused the flood. 8 Noah findeth grace. 14 The order, form, earth is filled with violence through them ; and end of the ark. (B. c. 2448.]

9 and, behold, I will destroy them with the AND it came to pass. "when men began earth.

face of the

14 | Make thee an ark of gopher wood; and daughters were born unto them, o rooms shalt thou make in the ark, and

2 That the sons of God saw the daughters shalt pitch it within and without with of men that they were fair; and they b took pitch. them wives of all which they chose.

15 And this is the fashion which thou 3 And the LORD said, - My Spirit shall shalt make it of: The length of the ark not always strive with man, for that he shall be three hundred cubits, the breadth also is flesh: yet his days shall be a hun- of it fifty cubits, and the height of it thirty dred and twenty years.

cubits. 4 There were giants in the earth in those 16 A window shalt thou make to the days; and also after that, when the sons of ark, and in a cubit shalt thou finish it God came in unto the daughters of men, above; and the door of the ark shalt thou and they bare children to them, the same set in the side thereof; with lower, second, became mighty men which were of old, men and third stories shalt thou make it. of renown.

17 ? And, behold, I, even I, do bring a 5 And God saw that the wickedness of flood of waters upon the earth, to destroy man was great in the earth, and that 'every all flesh, wherein is the breath of life, from e imagination of the thoughts of his heart under heaven; and every thing that is in was only evil ? continually.

the earth shall die. 6 And 'it repented the LORD that he had 18 But with thee will I establish my made man on the earth, and it & grieved covenant; and thou shalt come into the him at his heart.

ark, thou, and thy sons, and thy wife, and 7 And the LORD said, I will destroy man thy sons' wives with thee. whom I have created from the face of the 19 And of every living thing of all flesh. earth; 3 both man, and beast, and the creep-two of every sort shalt thou bring into the ing thing, and the fowls of the air; for it ark, to keep them alive with thee; they repenteth me that I have made them. shall be male and female. 8 But Noah found


in the eyes of 20 Of fowls after their kind, and of the LORD.

cattle after their kind, of every creeping 9 These are the generations of Noah: thing of the earth after his kind; two of Noah was a just man and perfect in his every sort "shall come unto thee, to keep generations, and Noah kwalked with God. them alive.

10 And Noah begat three sons, "Shem, 21 And take thou unto thee of all food Ham, and Japheth.

that is eaten, and thou shalt gather it to 11 The earth also was corrupt m before thee; and it shall be for food for thee, and God; and the earth was n filled with violence. for them.


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nch. 6. 10. 6 ch, 10. 21.

CILAP. VI. - a ch. 1. 28. b Deut. 7.3, 4. c Gal. 5, 16, 17. 1 Pet. 3. 19. 20. d Pa. 78. 39. ech. 8. 21. Deut. 29. 19. Prov. 6. 18. Matt. 15. 19. I see Nam. 23. 19. 1 Sam. 15. 11, 29. 2 Sam. 24. 16. Mal. 3.6. James 1.17.

UT, Ohe tekende imaginalim: The Hebrew word signifieth not only the imagan tim, but also the purposes and desires. ? Heb. every duy. from man unto beast. & Is. 63. 10. Eph. 4. 30. h ch, 19. 19. Ex. 33.

12, 13, 16, 17. Luke 1. 30. Acts 7. 46. • Or, upright.

ich. 7.1. F2. 14. 14, 20. Rom. 1. 17. lleb. 11. 7. 2 Pet. 2. 5. k chi 6, 22. I ch. 5. 32 mch. 7. 1. & 10. 9. & 13. 13. 2 Chr. 31. 27. Luke 1. 6. Rom. 2. 13. & 3. 19. n Ez. 8. 17. & 28. 16. llab. 2. 8, 17. och. 18. 21. Ps. 14. 2. & 33. 13. 14. & 53. 2, 3. • Or, from the carth, 6 lleb, nests. p Jer. 51. 13. Ex. 7. 2, 3, 6, Amos 8. 2. 1 Pet. 4. 7.

qrer. 17.

r ver. 13. ch. 7. 4. 21, 22. 23. 2 Pet. 2. 5. 8 ch. 7. 1, 7, 13. 1 Pet. 3. 20. 2 Pet. 2. 6. teh. 7. 8, 9, 15, 16 uch. 7. 9, 15. See ch. 2. 19.

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Noah entercth the ark.


The flood of waters.




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22 Thus did Noah; ' according to all | 12 And the rain was upon the earth that God commanded him, so did he. forty days and forty nights.

13 In the selfsame day lentered Noah, CHAPTER VII.

and Shem, and Ham, and Japheth, the sons Noah, with his family, and the living creatures, enter into the ark.

17 The beginning, increase, and continuance of the flood of Noah, and Noah's wife, and the three 21 All flesh destroyed. (B. c. 2349.]

wives of his sons with them, into the ark; AND the Lord said unto Noah, Come 14 . They, and every beast after his kind,

thou and all thy house into the ark; and all the cattle after their kind, and every for b thee have I seen righteous before me creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth in this generation.

after his kind, and every fowl after his 2 Of every • clean beast thou shalt take kind, every bird of every sort.

c to thee by sevens, the male and his female: 15 And they." went in unto Noah into d and of beasts that are not clean by two, the ark, two and two of all flesh, wherein the male and his female.

is the breath of life. 3 Of fowls also of the air by sevens, the 16 And they that went in, went in male male and the female; to keep seed alive and female of all flesh, as God had comupon the face of all the earth.

manded him: and the LORD shut him in. 4 For yet seven days, and I will cause it 17 p And the flood was forty days upon to rain upon the earth eforty days and forty the earth; and the waters increased, and nights; and every living substance that I bare up the ark, and it was lifted up above have made will I ? destroy from off the face the earth. of the earth.

18 And the waters prevailed, and were 5 f And Noah did according unto all that increased greatly upon the earth ; 4 and the the LORD commanded him.

ark went upon the face of the waters. 6 And Noah was six hundred years old 19. And the waters prevailed exceedingly when the flood of waters was upon the upon the earth; "and all the high hills, earth.

that were under the whole heaven, were 7 | 8 And Noah went in, and his sons, covered. and his wife, and his sons' wives with him, 20 Fifteen cubits upward did the waters into the ark, because of the waters of the prevail; and the mountains were covered. flood.

21 And all flesh died that moved upon 8 Of clean beasts, and of beasts that are the earth, both of fowl, and of cattle, and not clean, and of fowls, and of every thing of beast, and of every creeping thing that that creepeth upon the earth,

creepeth upon the earth, and every man: 9 There went in two and two unto Noah 22 All in 'whose nostrils was the breath into the ark, the male and the female, as of life, of all that was in the dry land, died. God had commanded Noah.

23 And every living substance was de10 And it came to pass 3 after seven days, stroyed which was upon the face of the that the waters of the flood were upon the ground, both man, and cattle, and the earth.

creeping things, and the fowl of the heaven; 11 In the six hundredth year of Noah's and they were destroyed from the earth : life, in the second month, the seventeenth and u Noah only remained alive, and they day of the month, the same day were all that were with him in the ark. h the fountains of the great deep broken up,

24 - And the waters prevailed upon the and the si windows of heaven were opened. earth a hundred and fifty days.



w Heb. 11. 7. See Ex. 40. 16. x ch. 7.5, 9, 16.

CHAP. VII.-a ver. 7, 13. Matt. 24. 38. Luke 17. 26. Heb. 11.7. 1 Pet. 3, 20, 2 Pet. 2. 5. 1 Heb. seven seven. b ch. 6. 9. Ps. 33. 18, 19. Prov. 10. 9. 2 Pet. 2. 9. e ver. 8. Lev. ch. 11.

d Lev. 10. 10. Ez. 44. 23. o ver. 12, 17. ? Heb, blot out.

h. 6. 22.
& Ver. 1.

* Or, on the seventh day. h ch. 8. 2. Prov. 8. 28. Ez. 26. 19. • Or, flood-gates.

ch. 1. 7, 8 8. 2. Ps, 78. 23. k ver. 4, 17. I ver. 1, 7. ch. 6. 18. Heb. 11. 7. 1 Pet. 3. 20. 2 Pet. 2. 5. m ver. 2, 3, 8, 9.

• Heb. wing.

nch. 6. 20. o ver. 2, 3.

P ver. 4, 12. 9 Ps. 104. 26. r Ps. 104. 6. Jer. 3. 23. 8 ch. 6. 13, 17. ver. 4. Job 22. 16. Matt. 24. 39. Luke 17. 27. 2 Pet. 3. 6. tch, 2. 7. . * Ileb. the breath of the spirit of life. u 1 Pet. 3. 20. 2 Pet 2. 5. & 3. 6. x ch. 8. 3. & ch. 8. 4. compared with ver. 11. of this chapter.


The waters assuage.

Noah lcaveth the ark.

12 And he stayed yet other seven days, The waters assuage. 4 The ark resteth on Ararat. 7 The raven

and sent forth the dove, which returned not and the dove. 15 Noah, being commanded, 18 goeth forth out again unto him

any more. of the ark. 20 He buildeth an altar, and offereth sacrifice, 21 thich God accepleth, and promiseth to curse the earth no more.

13 | And it came to pass in the six hun(B. C. 2349.]

dredth and first year, in the first month, the

, living thing, and all the cattle that was up from off the earth : and Noah removed with him in the ark : band God made a the covering of the ark, and looked, and, wind to pass over the earth, and the waters behold, the face of the ground was dry. assuaged.

14 And in the second month, on the 2 • The fountains also of the deep and seven and twentieth day of the month, was the windows of heaven were stopped, and the earth dried. a the rain from heaven was restrained.

15 | And God spake unto Noah,' say3 And the waters returned from off the ing, earth continually: and after the end of 16 Go forth of the ark, 8 thou, and thy the hundred and fifty days the waters were wife, and thy sons, and thy sons' wives with abated.

thee. 4 And the ark rested in the seventh 17 Bring forth with thee hevery living month, on the seventeenth day of the thing that is with thee, of all flesh, both of month, upon the mountains of Ararat. fowl, and of cattle, and of every creeping

5 And the waters decreased continually thing that creepeth upon the earth; that until the tenth month : in the tenth month, they may breed abundantly in the earth, on the first day of the month, were the tops and i be fruitful, and multiply upon the of the mountains seen.

earth. 6 | And it came to pass at the end of 18 And Noah went forth, and his sons, forty days, that Noah opened the window and his wife, and his sons' wives with of the ark which he had made :

him : 7 And he sent forth a raven, which went 19 Every beast, every creeping thing, and forth ' to and fro, until the waters were dried every fowl, and whatsoever creepeth upon up from off the earth.

the earth, after their 'kinds, went forth out 8 Also he sent forth a dove from him, to of the ark. see if the waters were abated from off the 20 And Noah builded an altar unto the

T face of the ground.

LORD; and took of kevery clean beast, and 9 But the dove found no rest for the sole of every clean fowl, and offered burnt offerof her foot, and she returned unto him into ings on the altar. the ark; for the waters were on the face

of 21 And the LORD smelled to a sweet sathe whole earth. Then he put forth his vour; and the LORD said in his heart, I will hand, and took her, and pulled her in unto not again curse the ground any more for him into the ark.

man's sake; for the imagination of man's 10 And he stayed yet other seven days; heart is evil from his youth: neither will I and again he sent forth the dove out of the again smite any more every thing living, as ark.

I have done. !, 11 And the dove came in to him in the 22 p.? While the earth remaineth, seedevening, and, lo, in her mouth was an olive time and harvest, and cold and heat, and eaf plucked off: so Noah knew that the summer and winter, and a day and night waters were abated from off the earth. shall not cease.


CUAP. VIII-a ch. 19. 29. Ex. 2. 24. 1 Sam. 1. 19. b Ex. 14. 21. och. 7. IL d Job 38. 37. 'Heb. in going and returning. e ch.7. 24.

Hebtoere in going and decreasing. fch. 6. 16. • Heb. in going forth drewning. • Heb, caused her to come.

g ch. 7. 13.

h ch. 7. 16. . 1. 22 • Heb. families. k Lev. ch. 11. • Heb. a savour of rest.

1 Lev. 1.9. Ez. 20. 41. 2 Cor. 2. 15. Eph. 5. 2. m eh. 3. 17. & 6. 17. 'Heb. as yet all the days of the earth. nch. 6. 5. Job. 14. 4. & 15. 14. Ps. 51. 5. Jer. 17. 9. Matt. 15. 19. Rom. 1. 21. & 3. 23.

och. 9. 11, 16. p Is. 54. 9. 9 Jer. 33. 20, 25.

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