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2 And the earth was without form, 25. & 136.5. and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the

& 146. 6. Is. 44. 24. Jer. 10. 12. & 51. 15. Zech. 12. 1. Acts 14. 15. & 17.24. Col.1.16,17.

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3 And God said, Let there be Heb. 11.3.light: and there was light.

Rev. 4. 11.

& 10. 6.

4 And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided d Ps. 33. 9. light from the darkness.

• Pa. 33. 6. Is. 40.13,14.

• 2 Cor. 4. 6. 2 Heb. between the light and between the darkness.

f Ps. 74. 16.

& 104. 20.


5 And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.

6 And God said, & Let there be 8 Heb. And a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.

the evening

was, and

the morning was. 8 Job 37.18. Ps. 136. 5. Jer. 10. 12. & 51.15. 4 Heb. expansion.

7 And God made the firmament, hand divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmaProv.8.28. ment: and it was so.

1 Ps. 148. 4.

k Job 26.10. & 38. 8.

8 And God called the firmament Heaven. And the evening and the morning were the second day.

9 ¶ And God said, 'Let the waters Ps. 33.7.& under the heaven be gathered to9.& 138.6. gether unto one place, and let the Prov. 8. 29. dry land appear: and it was so.

95. 5. & 104.


2 Pet. 3. 5.

10 And God called the dry land Earth; and the gathering together of the waters called he Seas: and God saw that it was good.

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16 And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night he made the stars also.

17 And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth,

18 And to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness: and God saw that it was good.

19 And the evening and the morning were the fourth day.

20 And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven.


21 And "God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw that it was good.

22 And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth.

23 And the evening and the morning were the f day. 21 And God sa Let the earth bring forth the living reature after his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, and beast of the earth after his kind: and it was so.

25 And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, nd cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind: and God saw that it was good.

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The garden of Eden.


6 But there went up a mist from BEFORE the earth, and watered the whole face of the ground.


2 Or, a mist which went

And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and upfrom.c I breathed into his knostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.

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8 And the LORD God planted a garden" eastward in Eden; and there he put the man whom, he had formed.

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9 And out of the ground made the LORD God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.


3 Heb. dust
of the
h ch.8.19,23.
Ps. 103. 14.

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Is. 64. 8.
Acts 17. 25.

I Job 33. 4.

k ch. 7. 22. Is. 2. 22.

11 Cor. 15. 45. Is.51.8. Ezek.28.13.

m ch. 13. 10.

Joel 2. 3.

n ch. 3. 24. o cho 4. 16. 2 Kings 19.

Ezek.27.23. p ver. 15.

10 And a river went out of Eden 12. to water the garden and from thence it was parted, and became qEzek.31.8. into four heads.

r ch. 3. 22. Prov. 3. 18.

Rev. 2. 7. & 22. 2, 14. . ver. 17. `u ch. 25. 18.

29 ¶ And God said, Behold, I 3 Heb. seed- have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all 11 The name of the first is Pison: 11. 30. the earth, and every tree, in the that is it which compasseth u the which is the fruit of a tree yielding whole land of Havilah, where there seed; to it shall be for meat. you is gold; 30 And to d every beast of the earth, and to • fowl of the air, good: every w there is bdellium and the Num. 11. and to every thing that creepeth onyx stone. upon the earth, wherein there is life, I have given every green herb for meat and it was so.

• ch. 9. 3. Job 36. 31. Ps. 104. 14, 15. & 136.25. & 146. 7. Acts 14. 17. a Ps. 145. 15,

16. & 147. 9. Job 38.41.

4 Heb. a living soul. f Ps. 104. 24. 1 Tim. 4. 4.

■ Ps. 33. 6.

b Ex. 20.11. 31. 17. Deut. 5. 14. Heb. 4. 4.

• Neh. 9. 14. Is. 59. 13.

6 Heb.
created to
d ch. 1. 1.
Ps. 90. 1, 2.

• ch. 1. 12 Ps. 104. 14.

31 And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.


1 The first sabbath. 4 The manner of the
creation. 8 The planting of the garden of
Eden, 10 and the river thereof. 17 The tree
of knowledge only forbidden. 19, 20 The
naming of the creatures. 21 The making
of woman, and institution of marriage.


HUS the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them.

2 b And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made. 3 And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made. 4 These the generations of the heavens of the earth when they were ated, in the day that the LORD God made the earth and the heavens,

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5 And every plant of the field before it was in the earth, and every herb of the field before it grew: for Job 38. 26, the LORD God had not caused it to and f rain upon the earth, and there was not a man to till the ground.



8 ch. 8. 23.



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* Heb. builded.

h Prov. 18.
Heb. 13. 4.

1 ch. 29. 14. 2 Sam. 5.1.

Judg. 9. 2.

& 19. 13. Eph. 5. 30. 8 Heb. Isha.


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23 And Adam said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of 'Man. 24 Therefore shall a man leave k1Cor. 11.8. his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.

4 Heb. Ish. 1 ch. 31. 15. Ps. 45. 10. Matt. 19. 5. Mark 10.7.


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25 And they were both naked, 1 Cor. 6. 16. the man and his wife, and were not " ashamed.

Eph. 5. 31. m ch. 8. 7, 10, 11.

■ Ex. 32. 25. Is. 47. 3.

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• ch. 2. 17.

d ver. 13.

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OW & the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?


2 And the woman said unto the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden:

3 But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die. 4 d And the serpent said unto the 1 Tim. 2.14. woman, Ye shall not surely die: 5 For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.

2 Cor. 11. 8.

• ver. 7. Acts 26.18.

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6 And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, f1Tim.2.14. she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat

8 ver. 12, 17.

b ver. 5.

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7 And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves together, and made themselves aprons.

8 And they heard the voice of Job 38. 1. the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day: and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God amongst the trees of the garden. 9 And the LORD God called unto

1 Job 31. 38. Jer. 23. 24. Amos 9. 3.

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12 And the man said, "The woman whom thou gavest to be with me, she Prov. 28. 13. gave me of the tree, and I did eat.

13 And the LORD God said unto the woman, What is this that thou hast done? And the woman said, • The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat.

14 And the LORD God said Punto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and a dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life:


15 And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.

16 Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; " in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.


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x1 Cor. 11.8.

& 14. 34.
23, 24.
11, 12.

Eph. 5. 22,

1 Tim. 2.

Tit. 2. 5. 1 Pet. 8. 1,


y 1 Sam. 15.


ver. 6.

■ ch. 2. 17. b Eccles. 1.

2,3. Rom. 8.20.

Is. 24. 5, 6.

• Job 5. 7. Eccles. 2.23.

Jobs1.40. Heb. cause

to bud.

• Ps. 104. 14.


Eccles. 1.

2 Thess. 3.


8 ch. 2. 7.

h Job 21.26.

& 34. 15. Ps. 104. 29.

Eccles. 3.

20. & 12. 7.

Rom. 5. 12.

Heb. 9. 27. 4 Heb.

6 That is, Living.

22 And the LORD God said, Chavah. Behold the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil: and now, lest he put forth his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever:


ver. 5. Like 19. 13, 18.

12. & 47.

Jer. 22. 28.

* ch. 2.9.

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2 That is, Gotten, or, Acquired.

8 Heb. Hebel. 4 Heb.

a feeder.

a ch. 3. 23. & 9. 20.

6 Heb. at the end of days.

b Num. 18. 12.

• Num. 18. 17.

Prov. 3. 9. 6 Heb. sheep, or, goats.

d Heb. 11.4.

⚫ ch. 31. 2.

7 Or, have the

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The birth of Seth.

BEFORE CHRIST cir. 3875.

thee her strength; a fugitive and a vagabond shalt thou be in the earth. 13 And Cain said unto the LORD, 2 My punishment is greater than Íor, Mine can bear.


14 Behold, thou hast driven me out this day from the face of the earth; and from thy face shall I be hid; and I shall be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; and it shall come to pass, that every one that findeth me shall slay me.

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15 And the LORD said unto him, Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain, vengeance shall be taken on him " sevenfold. And the LORD

set a

AND Adam knew Eve his wife; mark upon Cain, lest any finding

and she conceived, and bare

2 Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the LORD.

2 And she again bare his brother Abel. And Abel was 4 a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.

3 And in process of time it came to pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering unto the LORD.


4 And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the fat thereof. And the LORD had respect unto Abel and to his offering:


5 But unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell.

6 And the LORD said unto Cain, Why art thou wroth? and why is thy countenance fallen?

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7 If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted? and if thou doest excellency? not well, sin lieth at the door. And 8 unto thee shall be his desire, and thou shalt rule over him.

Heb. 11. 4. 8 Or, subject unto thee. ch. 3. 16. cir. 3875.

f Matt. 23. 85.

1 John 3.12. Jude 11.

g Ps. 9. 12.

8 And Cain talked with Abel his brother and it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and fslew him.

9 ¶ And the LORD said unto Cain, Where is Abel thy brother? And John 8.44. he said, I know not: Am I my brother's keer?

9 Heb. bloods.

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10 And he, What hast thou done? the e of thy brother's blood criet unto me from the

Heb. 12.24. ground.

Rev. 6. 10.

11 And now art thou cursed from the earth, which hath opened her mouth to receive thy brother's blood from thy hand;

12 When thou tillest the ground, it shall not henceforth yield unto

him should kill him.

16 And Cain Pwent out from the presence of the LORD, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden.

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17 And Cain knew his wife; and she conceived, and bare Enoch: 8 Heb. and he builded a city, and called the name of the city, after the name of his son, Enoch.

18 And unto Enoch was born Irad: and Irad begat Mehujael: and Mehujael begat Methusael: and Methusael begat Lamech.

19 And Lamech took unto him two wives: the name of the one was Adah, and the name of the other Zillah.

20 And Adah bare Jabal: he was the father of such as dwell in tents, and of such as have cattle.

21 And his brother's name was Jubal: he was the "father of all such as handle the harp and organ.

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