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Genealogy of the patriarchs.


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18 And unto Enoch was born Irad: and halaleel eight hundred and forty years, and Irad begat Mehujael and Mehujael begat begat sons and daughters: Methusael and Methusae! 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 barp and organ.

22 And Zillah, she also bare Tubal-cain, an instructor of every artificer in brass and iron and the sister of Tubal-cain was Naamah.

23 And Lamech said unto his wives, Adah and Zillah, Hear my voice, ye wives of Lamech, hearken unto my speech: for I have slain a man to my wounding, and a young man to my hurt.

24 If Cain shall be avenged seven-fold, truly Lamech seventy and seven-fold.

25 ¶ And Adam knew his wife again, and she bare a son, and called his name Seth: For God, said she, hath appointed me another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew.

26 And to Seth, to him also there was born a son; and he called his name Enos: then began men to call upon the name of the LORD.


14 And all the days of Cainan were nine hundred and ten years; and he died. 15 ¶ And Mahalaleel lived sixty and five years, and begat Jared:

16 And Mahalaleel lived after he begat Jared eight hundred and thirty years, and begat sons and daughters:

17 And all the days of Mahalaleel were eight hundred ninety and five years; and he died.

18 ¶ And Jared lived a hundred sixty and two years, and he begat Enoch:

19 And Jared lived after he begat Enoch eight hundred years, and begat sons and daughters:

20 And all the days of Jared were nine hundred sixty and two years; and he died. 21 T And Enoch lived sixty and five years, and begat Methuselah:

22 And Enoch walked with God after he begat Methuselah three hundred years, and begat sons and daughters:

23 And all the days of Enoch were three hundred sixty and five years:

24 And Enoch walked with God, and he was not: for God took him.

25 ¶ And Methuselah lived a hundred eighty and seven years, and begat Lamech: 26 And Methuselah lived after he begat Lamech seven hundred eighty and two years, and begat sons and daughters:

27 And all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred sixty and nine years; and he died.

THIS HIS is the book of the generations of Adam: In the day that God created man, in the likeness of God made he him: 2 Male and female created he them; 28 T And Lamech lived a hundred and blessed them, and called their name eighty and two years, and begat a son : Adam, in the day when they were created. 29 And he called his name Noah, say3 And Adam lived a hundred and ing, This same shall comfort us concerning thirty years, and begat a son in his own our work and toil of our hands, because of likeness, after his image; and called his the ground which the LORD hath cursed. name Seth:

4 And the days of Adam after he had begotten Seth were eight hundred years and he begat sons and daughters:

5 And all the days that Adam lived were nine hundred and thirty years: and he died. 6 T And Seth lived a hundred and five years, and begat Enos:

7 And Seth lived after he begat Enos

30 And Lamech lived after he begat Noah five hundred ninety and five years, and begat sons and daughters:

31 And all the days of Lamech were seven hundred seventy and seven years: and he died.

32 And Noah was five hundred years old: and Noah begat Shem, Ham, and Japheth. CHAP. VI.

ND it came to pass, when men began

eight hundred and seven years, and begat to multiply on the face of the earth,

sons and daughters:

8 And all the days of Seth were nine and daughters were born unto them, hundred and twelve years; and he died. 2 That the sons of God saw the daugh9¶ And Enos lived ninety years, and begat Cainan :

10 And Enos lived after he begat Cainan eight hundred and fifteen years, and begat sons and daughters:

11 And all the days of Enos were nine hundred and five years; and he died. 12 And Cainan lived seventy years, and begat Mahalaleel:

13 And Cainan lived after he begat Ma

ters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose.

3 And the LORD said, My Spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be a hundred and twenty years.

4 There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them: the same

Directions for the ark.


The flood.

became mighty men, which were of old, thee; and it shall be for food for thee, and men of renown.

for them.

5 T And GoD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that God commanded him, so did he. every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

22 Thus did Noah; according to all that


6 And it repented the LORD that he had AND the LORD said unto Noah, Come

thou and all thy house into the ark: made man on the earth, and it grieved him for thee have I seen righteous before me at his heart. in this generation.

7 And the LORD said, I will destroy man 2 Of every clean beast thou shalt take whom I have created from the face of the to thee by sevens, the male and his feearth; both man and beast, and the creep- male; and of beasts that are not clean by ing thing, and the fowls of the air; for it two, the male and his female. repenteth me that I have made them. 8 But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD.

9¶ These are the generations of Noah: Noah was a just man, and perfect in his generations, and Noah walked with God. 10 And Noah begat three sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

3 Of fowls also of the air by sevens, the male and the female; to keep seed alive upon the face of all the earth.

4 For yet seven days, and I will cause it to rain upon the earth forty days and forty nights and every living substance that I have made will destroy from off the face of the earth.

11 The earth also was corrupt before God; and the earth was filled with vio- the LORD commanded him. lence.

5 And Noah did according unto all that

6 And Noah was six hundred years old 12 And God looked upon the earth, and when the flood of waters was upon the behold, it was corrupt: for all flesh had earth. corrupted his way upon the earth.

7 T And Noah went in, and his sons, 13 And God said unto Noah, The end of and his wife, and his sons' wives with him, all flesh is come before me; for the earth into the ark, because of the waters of the is filled with violence through them: and flood.

behold, I will destroy them with the earth. 8 Of clean beasts, and of beasts that are 14 Make thee an ark of gopher-wood: not clean, and of fowls, and of every thing rooms shalt thou make in the ark, and that creepeth upon the earth,

shalt pitch it within and without with 9 There went in two and two unto Nopitch. ah into the ark, the male and the female, 15 And this is the fashion which thou as God had commanded Noah. shalt make it of: The length of the ark 10 And it came to pass, after seven shall be three hundred cubits, the breadth days, that the waters of the flood were upof it fifty cubits, and the height of it thirty on the earth. cubits. 11 In the six hundredth year of No16 A window shalt thou make to the ark, ah's life, in the second month, the sevenand in a cubit shalt thou finish it above; teenth day of the month, the same day and the door of the ark shalt thou set in the were all the fountains of the great deep side thereof: with lower, second, and third broken up, and the windows of heaven stories shalt thou make it. were opened.

17 And behold, I, even I, do bring a flood of waters upon the earth, to destroy all flesh, wherein is the breath of life, from under heaven and every thing that is in the earth shall die.

18 But with thee will I establish my covenant: and thou shalt come into the ark, thou, and thy sons, and thy wife, and thy sons' wives with thee.

12 And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights.

13 In the self-same day entered Noah, and Shem, and Ham, and Japheth, the sons of Noah, and Noah's wife, and the three wives of his sons with them, into the ark:

14 They, and every beast after his kind, and all the cattle after their kind, and 19 And of every living thing of all flesh, every creeping thing that creepeth upon two of every sort shalt thou bring into the the earth after his kind, and every fowl ark, to keep them alive with thee: they after his kind, every bird of every sort. shall be male and female. 15 And they went in unto Noah into the 20 Of fowls after their kind, and of cat-ark, two and two of all flesh, wherein is tle after their kind, of every creeping thing the breath of life. of the earth after his kind; two of every 16 And they that went in, went in male sort shall come unto thee, to keep them and female of all flesh, as God had comalive. manded him: and the LORD shut him in. 21 And take thou unto thee of all food 17 And the flood was forty days upon that is eaten, and thou shalt gather it to the earth: and the waters increased, and

The waters assuage.


God encourages Noah. hare up the ark, and it was lifted up above 11 And the dove came in to him in the

the earth.

18 And the waters prevailed, and were increased greatly upon the earth: and the ark went upon the face of the waters.

evening, and lo, in her mouth was an oliveleaf pluckt off. So Noah knew that the waters were abated from off the earth.

12 And he stayed yet other seven days, and sent forth the dove; which returned not again unto him any more.

19 And the waters prevailed exceeding ly upon the earth; and all the high hills that were under the whole heaven were 13 And it came to pass in the six covered. hundredth and first year, in the first month, 20 Fifteen cubits upward did the wa- the first day of the month, the waters were ters prevail: and the mountains were co-dried up from off the earth and Noah revered. moved the covering of the ark, and looked, 21 And all flesh died that moved upon and behold, the face of the ground was dry. the earth, both of fowl, and of cattle, and 14 And in the second month, on the of beast, and of every creeping thing that seven and twentieth day of the month, was creepeth upon the earth, and every man: the earth dried. 22 All in whose nostrils was the breath of life, of all that was in the dry land, died. 23 And every living substance was destroyed which was upon the face of the ground, both man, and cattle, and the creeping things, and the fowl of the heaven; and they were destroyed from the earth; and Noah only remained alive, and they that were with him in the ark.

24 And the waters prevailed upon the earth a hundred and fifty days. CHAP. VIII.

AND God remembered Noah, and ever

15 And God spake unto Noah, saying, 16 Go forth of the ark, thou, and thy wife, and thy sons, and thy sons' wives with thee.

17 Bring forth with thee every living thing that is with thee, of all flesh, both of fowl, and of cattle, and of every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth; that they may breed abundantly in the earth, and be fruitful, and multiply upon the earth.

18 And Noah went forth, and his sons, and his wife, and his sons' wives with him: 19 Every beast, every creeping thing, living thing, and all the cattle that and every fowl, and whatsoever creepeth was with him in the ark: and God made upon the earth, after their kinds, went forth a wind to pass over the earth, and the wa-out of the ark.

ters assuaged;

20 And Noah builded an altar unto 2 The fountains also of the deep, and the LORD, and took of every clean beast, the windows of heaven were stopped, and and of every clean fowl, and offered burntthe rain from heaven was restrained; offerings on the altar.

3 And the waters returned from off the 21 And the LORD smelled a sweet saearth continually and after the end of the vour; and the LORD said in his heart, I hundred and fifty days the waters were will not again curse the ground any more abated. for man's sake; for the imagination of 4 ¶ And the ark rested in the seventh man's heart is evil from his youth: neimonth, on the seventeenth day of the ther will I again smite any more every month, upon the mountains of Ararat. thing living, as I have done.

5 And the waters decreased continually, until the tenth month: in the tenth month, on the first day of the month, were the tops of the mountains seen.

6 ¶ And it came to pass at the end of

forty days, that Noah opened the window

of the ark which he had made:

7 And he sent forth a raven, which went forth to and fro, until the waters were dried up from off the earth.

8 Also he sent forth a dove from him, to see if the waters were abated from off the face of the ground;

22 While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night, shall not cease.


And said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth.

ND God blessed Noah and his sons,

2 And the fear of you,and the dread of you,shall be upon every beast of the earth, and upon every fowl of the air, upon all that moveth upon the earth, and upon all the fishes of the sea; into your hand are they delivered.

9 But the dove found no rest for the sole of her foot, and she returned unto him into 3 Every moving thing that liveth shall the ark; for the waters were on the face be meat for you; even as the green herb of the whole earth. Then he put forth his have I given you all things.

hand, and took her, and pulled her in unto him into the ark.

4 ¶ But flesh with the life thereof, which is the blood thereof, shall ye not eat. 5 And surely your blood of your lives

10 And he stayed yet other seven days, and again he sent forth the dove out of the will I require: at the hand of every beast will I require it, and at the hand of man;


The bow in the cloud.


The generations of Noah.

at the hand of every man's brother will I faces were backward, and they saw not require the life of man. their father's nakedness.

6 Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of God made he man.

7 And you, be ye fruitful, and multiply; bring forth abundantly in the earth, and multiply therein.

8 ¶ And God spake unto Noah, and to his sons with him, saying,

9 And I, behold, I establish my covenant with you, and with your seed after


10 And with every living creature that is with you, of the fowl, of the cattle, and of every beast of the earth with you, from all that go out of the ark, to every beast of the earth.

11 And I will establish my covenant with you; neither shall all flesh be cut off any more by the waters of a flood; neither shall there any more be a flood to destroy the earth.

24 And Noah awoke from his wine, and knew what his younger son had done unto him.

25 And he said, Cursed be Canaan; a servant of servants shall he be unto his brethren.

26 And he said, Blessed be the LORD God of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant.

27 God shall enlarge Japheth, and he shall dwell in the tents of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant.

28¶ And Noah lived after the flood three hundred and fifty years.

29 And all the days of Noah were nine hundred and fifty years: and he died. CHAP. X.

Now fort, Shem, Ham, and JaOW these are the generations of the

pheth and unto them were sons born 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.

13 I do set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a token of a covenant between me and the earth.

14 And it shall come to pass, when I bring a cloud over the earth, that the bow shall be seen in the cloud:

15 And I will remember my covenant, which is between me and you, and every living creature of all flesh; and the waters shall no more become a flood to destroy all flesh.

16 And the bow shall be in the cloud; and I will look upon it, that I may remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is upon the earth.

17 And God said unto Noah, This is the token of the covenant which I have established between me and all flesh that is upon the earth.

18 And the sons of Noah that went forth of the ark, were Shem, and Ham, and Japheth: and Ham is the father of Canaan.

19 These are the three sons of Noah: and of them was the whole earth overspread. 20 And Noah began to be a husbandman, and he planted a vineyard:

21 And he drank of the wine, and was drunken; and he was uncovered within his tent.

22 And Ham, the father of Canaan, saw the nakedness of his father, and told his two brethren without.

23 And Shem and Japheth took a gar

3 And the sons of Gomer; Ashkenaz, and Riphath, and Togarmah.

4 And the sons of Javan; Elishah, and Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.

5 By these were the isles of the Gentiles divided in their lands; every one after his tongue, after their families, in their nations.

6 And the sons of Ham; Cush, and Mizraim, and Phut, and Canaan.

7 And the sons of Cush; Seba, and Havilah, and Sabtah, and Raamah, and Sabtecha; and the sons of Raamah; Sheba, and Dedan.

8 And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be a mighty one in the earth.

9 He was a mighty hunter before the LORD: wherefore it is said, Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the LORD.

10 And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.

11 Out of that land went forth Asshur, and builded Nineveh, and the city Rehoboth, and Calah,

12 And Resen between Nineveh and Calah: the same is a great city.

13 And Mizraim begat Ludim, and Anamim, and Lehabim, and Naphtuhim,

14 And Pathrusim, and Casluhim, (out of whom came Philistim,) and Caphtorim. 15 And Canaan begat Sidon his firstborn and Heth,

16 And the Jebusite, and the Amorite, and the Girgasite,

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

The building of Babel.


The generations of Shem. were the families of the Canaanites spread found their language, that they may not abroad. understand one another's speech.

19 And the border of the Canaanites 8 So the LORD scattered them abroad was from Sidon, as thou comest to Gerar, from thence upon the face of all the earth: unto Gaza; as thou goest unto Sodom and they left off to build the city. and Gomorrah, and Admah, and Zeboim, 9 Therefore is the name of it called even unto Lasha. Babel, because the LORD did there con20 These are the sons of Ham, after found the language of all the earth: and their families, after their tongues, in their from thence did the LORD scatter them countries, and in their nations. abroad upon the face of all the earth.

21 Unto Shem also, the father of all the 10 These are the generations of children of Eber, the brother of Japheth Shem: Shem was a hundred years old, the elder, even to him were children born. and begat Arphaxad two years after the 22 The children of Shem; Elam, and flood: Asshur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and 11 And Shem lived after he begat Arphaxad five hundred years, and begat sons and daughters.


23 And the children of Aram; Uz, and Hul, and Gether, and Mash.

24 And Arphaxad begat Salah; and Salah begat Eber.

25 And unto Eber were born two sons: the name of one was Peleg, for in his days was the earth divided; and his brother's name was Joktan.

12 And Arphaxad lived five and thirty years, and begat Salah.

13 And Arphaxad lived after he begat Salah four hundred and three years, and begat sons and daughters.

14 And Salah lived thirty years, and begat Eber:

15 And Salah lived after he begat Eber four hundred and three years, and begat

26 And Joktan begat Almodad, and Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah, 27 And Hadoram, and Uzal, and Dik-sons and daughters. lah,

28 And Obal, and Abimael, and Sheba, 29 And Ophir, and Havilah, and Jobab: all these were the sons of Joktan.

30 And their dwelling was from Mesha, as thou goest unto Sephar, a mount of the

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16 And Eber lived four and thirty years, and begat Peleg:

17 And Eber lived after he begat Peleg four hundred and thirty years, and begat sons and daughters.

18 And Peleg lived thirty years, and begat Reu:

19 And Peleg lived after he begat Reu two hundred and nine years, and begat sons and daughters.

20 And Reu lived two and thirty years, and begat Serug.

21 And Reu lived after he begat Serug two hundred and seven years, and begat sons and daughters.

22 And Serug lived thirty years, and begat Nahor:

23 And Serug lived after he begat Naed from the east, that they found a plain in hor two hundred years, and begat sous the land of Shinar, and they dwelt there. and daughters.

3 And they said one to another, Go 24 And Nahor lived nine and twenty to, let us make brick, and burn them years, and begat Terah. thoroughly. And they had brick for stone, and slime had they for mortar.

4 And they said, Go to, let us build us a city, and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.

25 And Nahor lived after he begat Terah a hundred and nineteen years, and begat sons and daughters.

26 And Terah lived seventy years, and begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran.

27 Now these are the generations of Terah: Terah begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran: and Haran begat Lot.

5 And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the children 28 And Haran died before his father of men builded. Terah in the land of his nativity, in Ur

6 And the LORD said, Behold, the peo- of the Chaldees. ple is one, and they have all one language; 29 And Abram and Nahor took them and this they begin to do: and now no-wives: the name of Abram's wife was thing will be restrained from them, which Sarai; and the name of Nahor's wife Milthey have imagined to do. cab, the daughter of Haran, the father of

Go to, let us go down, and there con-Milcah, and the father of Iscah.

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