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The first fabbath.
And God faw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the fixth day. CHAP. JI.
The firft fabbath. 8 The garden of Eden. 16 The tree of knowledge. 19 The creatures named. 21 Woman made, and marriage inftituted.
HUS the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the hoft of them. 2 And on the feventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he refted on the feventh day from all his work which he had made.
3 And God bleffed the feventh day, and fanctified it because that in it he had refted from all his work which God created and made.
4 Thefe are the generations of the heavens and of the earth when they were created, in the day that the LORD God made the earth and the heavens,
5 And every plant of the field before it was in the earth, and every herb of the field before it grew for the LORD God had not caufed it to rain upon the earth, and there was not a man to till the ground.
6 But there went up a mift from the earth, and watered the whole face of the ground.
7 And the LORD God formed man of the duft of the ground, and breathed into his noftrils the breath of life; and man became a living foul.
8 And the LORD God planted a garden eastward in Eden; and there he put the man whom he had formed.
And out of the ground made the LORD God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the fight and good for food;
garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.
Io And a river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads.
II The name of the first is Pifon : that is it which compaffeth the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold;
12 And the gold of that land is good: there is bdellium and the onyx ftone.
The ferpent deceiveth Eve.
And the LORD God commanded the man, faying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayeft freely eat:
17 But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou fhalt furely die.
18 And the LORD God faid, It is not good that the man fhould be alone; I will make him an help meet for him.
13 And the name of the fecond river is Gihon: the fame is it that compaffeth the whole land of Ethiopia.
14 And the name of the third river is Hiddekel: that is it which goeth toward the east of Affyria. And the fourth river is Euphrates.
15 And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to drefs it and to keep it.
19 ¶ And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beaft of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to fee what he would call them and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof.
20 And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of he air, and to every beaft of the field; but for Adam there was not found an help meet for him.
21 ¶ And the LORD God caused a deep fleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept and he took one of his ribs, and clofed up the flesh inftead thereof;
21 And the rib, which the LORD God had taken from man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man.
23 And Adam faid, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: fhe fhall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man.
24 Therefore fhall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.
25 And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed. CHAP. III.
1 The ferpent deceiveth Eve. 6 Man's fall. 15 The promifed feed. 16 The punishment of mankind. 22 The lofs of paradife.
OW the ferpent was more fubtil
the LORD God had made. And he faid unto the woman, Yea, hath God faid, Ye fhall not eat of every tree of the garden?
2 And the woman faid unto the ferpent, 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 faid, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, left ye die.
4 And the ferpent faid unto the woman, Ye fhall not furely die:
5 For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes fhall be opened, and ye fhall be as gods, knowing good and evil.
6 And when the woman faw that the tree as good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be defired to make one wife, she took of the
fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave alfo unto her husband with her; and he did eat.
7 And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they fewed fig leaves together, and made themselves aprons.
8 And they heard the voice of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day: and Adam and his wife hid themfelves from the prefence of the LORD God amongst the trees of the garden.
9 And the LORD God called unto Adam, and said unto him, Where art thou?
10 And he faid, I heard thy voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself.
11 And he faid, Who told thee that
thou naked? Haft thou eaten of the tree, whereof I commanded thee that thou shouldeft not eat?
AND Adam knew Eve his wife; and
conceived, and bare Cain, and faid, I have gotten a man from the LORD.
2 And the again bare his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.
3 And in procefs of time it came to pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering unto the LORD.
4 And Abel, he alfo brought of the firftlings of his flock and of the fat thereof. And the LORD had refpect unto Abel and to his offering:
5 But unto Cain and to his offering he had not refpect. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell.
6 And the LORD faid unto Cain, Why art thou wroth? and why is thy countenance fallen?
7 If thou doest well, fhalt thou not be accepted? and if thou doest not well, fin lieth at the door. And unto thee shall be his defire, and thou fhalt rule over him.
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 flew him.
9 And the LORD faid unto Cain, Where is Abel thy brother? And he faid, know not: Am I my brother's keeper? 10 And he faid, What haft thou done? the voice of thy brother's blood crieth unto me from the ground.
II And now art thou curfed from the earth, which hath opened her mouth to receive thy brother's blood from thy hand;
19 In the fweat of thy face fhalt thou
eat bread, till thou return unto the 12 When thou tilleft the ground, it ground; for out of it waft thou taken: fhall not henceforth yield unto thee her for duft thou art, and unto duft fhalt ftrength; a fugitive and a vagabond shalt
thou be in the earth.
12 And the man faid, The woman whom thou gavest to be with me, fhe gave me of the tree, and I did eat.
13 And the Lord God said unto the woman, What is this that thou haft done? And the woman faid, The ferpent beguiled me, and I did eat.
14 And the LORD God faid unto the ferpent, Because thou haft done this, thou art curfed above all cattle, and above every beaft of the field; upon thy belly fhalt thou go, and duft shalt thou eat all the days of thy life:
15 ¶ And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy feed and her feed; it fhall bruise thy head, and thou fhalt bruife his heel.
16 Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy forrow and thy conception; in forrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy defire shall be to thy hufband, and he fhall rule over thee.
The murder of Abel. 22 ¶ And the LORD God faid, Behold, the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil: and now, left he put forth his hand, and take alfo of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever:
23 Therefore the LORD God fent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from whence he was taken.
24 So he drove out the man; and he placed at the eaft of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.
18 Thorns alfo and thiftles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field;
1 The birth of Cain and Abel. 8 The murder of Abel. II The curfe of Cain. 19 Lamech and his two wives.
17 And unto Adam he faid, Because thou haft hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and haft eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, faying, Thou I fhalt not cat of it: curfed is the ground for thy fake; in forrow fhalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;
20 And Adam called his wife's name Eve; becaufe fhe was the mother of all living.
21 Unto Adam alfo and to his wife did the LORD God make coats of fkins, and clothed them.
GENESIS. Adam's genealogy unto Noah.
4 And the days of Adam after he had begotten Seth were eight hundred years: and he begat fons and daughters:
5 And all the days that Adam lived were nine hundred and thirty years: and he died.
6 And Seth lived an hundred and five years, and begat Enos:
7 And Seth lived after he begat Enos eight hundred and seven years, and begat fons and daughters:
The punishment of Cain.
be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; and it hall come to pafs, that every one that findeth me fhall flay me.
15 And the LORD faid unto him, Therefore whofoever flayeth Cain, vengeance fhall be taken on him fevenfold. And the LORD fet a mark upon Cain, left any finding him fhould kill him.
16 And Cain went out from the prefence of the LORD, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden.
8 And all the days of Seth were nine
17 And Cain knew his wife; and fhe conceived, and bare Enoch: and he build-hundred and twelve years: and he died. ed a city, and called the name of the city, after the name of his fon, Enoch.
18 And unto Enoch was born Irad: and Irad begat Mehujael: and Mehujael begat Methufael: and Methufael begat Lamech.
9 And Enos lived ninety years, and begat Cainan :
26 And to Seth, to him alfo there was born a fon; and he called his name Enos: then began men to call upon the name of the LORD.
10 And Enos lived after he begat Cainan eight hundred and fifteen years, and begat fous and daughters:
II 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 Mahalaleel eight hundred and forty years, and begat fons and daughters:
14 And all the days of Cainan were nine hundred and ten years: and he died.
15 And Mahalaleel lived fixty and five years, and begat Jared:
16 And Mahalaleel lived after he begat Jared eight hundred and thirty years, and begat fons and daughters:
17 And all the days of Mahalaleel were eight hundred ninety and five years : and he died.
18 And Jared lived an hundred fixty and two years, and he begat Enoch:
19 And Jared lived after he begat Enoch eight hundred years, and begat fons and daughters:
20 And all the days of Jared were nine hundred fixty and two years: and he died.
21 And Enoch lived fixty and five ycars, and begat Methuselah:
22 And Enoch walked with God after he begat Methuselah three hundred years, and begat fons and daughters:
23 And all the days of Enoch were three hundred fixty and five years:
24 And Enoch walked with God: and he avas not; for God took him.
1 The genealogy, age, and death of the patriarchs from Adam unto Noah. 24 The godliness and tranflation of Enoch.
And Methufelah lived an hundred
Tus is the. Tok of day that God eighty and feven years, and begat La
created man, in the likeness of God made he him;
2 Male and female created he them; and bleffed them, and called their name Adam, in the day when they were created.
3 And Adam lived an hundred and thirty years, and begat a fon in his own likeness, after his image; and called his name Seth:
26 And Methuselah lived after he begat Lamech seven hundred eighty and two years, and begat fons and daughters:
27 And all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred fixty and nine years: and he died.
28 And Lamech lived an hundred eighty and two years, and begat a fon :
Chap. vi, vii.
Noah entereth into the ark. 29 And he called his name Noah, fay- | 14¶ Make thee an ark of gopher wood; ing, This fame fhall comfort us concern-rooms fhalt thou make in the ark, and fhalt ing our work and toil of our hands, be- pitch it within and without with pitch. cause of the ground which the LORD hath cursed.
30 And Lamech lived after he begat Noah five hundred ninety and five years, and begat fons and daughters:
15 And this is the fashion which thou fhalt make it of: The length of the ark hall be three hundred cubits, the breadth [of it fifty cubits, and the height of it thirty cubits.
31 And all the days of Lamech were feven hundred seventy and feven years, and he died.
32 And Noah was five hundred years old and Noah begat Shem, Ham, and Japheth. CHAP. VI.
I The wickedness of the world causeth the flood. 8 Noah findeth grace. 14 The order, form, and end of the ark.
AND it came to pass, when men began
to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them,
2 That the sons of God faw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chofe.
3 And the LORD faid, My fpirit fhall not always ftrive with man, for that he alfo is fleth yet his days fhall be an hundred and twenty years.
4 There were giants in the earth in thofe days; and also after that, when the fons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the fame became mighty men which were of old, men of renown.
5 And God faw that the wickednefs of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.
6 And it repented the LORD that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart.
of the earth; both man, and beaft, and the creeping thing, and the fowls of the air; for it repenteth me that I have made them.
8 But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD.
9 Thefe are the generations of Noah: Noah was a juft man and perfect in his generations, and Noah walked with God. Io And Noah begat three fons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
16 A window fhalt thou make to the ark, and in a cubit fhalt thou finish it above; and the door of the ark halt thou fet in the fide thereof; with lower, fecond, and third flories fhalt thou make it.
17 And, behold, I, even I, do bring a flood of waters upon the earth, to destroy all fleth, wherein is the breath of life, from under heaven; and every thing that is in the earth fhall die.
II The earth alfo was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence.
18 But with thee will I eftablish my covenant; and thou shalt come into the ark, thou, and thy fons, and thy wife, and thy fons' wives with thee.
19 And of every living thing of all flefh, two of every fort fhalt thou bring into the ark, to keep them alive with thee; they fhall be male and female.
20 Of fowls after their kind, and of cattle after their kind, of every creeping thing of the earth after his kind, two of every fort fhall come unto thee, to keep them alive.
21 And take thou unto thee of all food that is eaten, and thou shalt gather it to thee; and it fhall be for food for thee, and for them.
1 Noah with his family entereth into the ark. 17 The beginning, increase, and continuance of the flood.
And the LORD faid,
ND LORD faid unto Noah,
man whom I have created from the face A come thou and all thy houfe into,
22 Thus did Noah; according to all that God commanded him, so did he. CHAP. VII.
the ark; for thee have 1 feen righteous before me in this generation.
2 Of every clean beaft thou fhalt take to thee by fevens, the male and his female: and of beats that are not clean by two, the male and his female.
3 Of fowls alfo of the air by fevens, the male and the female; to keep feed alive upon the face of all the earth.
4 For yet feven days, and I will caufe it to rain upon the earth forty days and forty nights; and every living fubftance that I have made will I deftroy from off the face of the earth.
12 And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth.
13 And God faid unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will deftroy them with the earth.]
5 And Noah did according unto all that the LORD commanded him.
6 And Noah was fix hundred years old when the flood of waters was upon the earth.
7 And Noah went in, and his fons, and his
The world drowned.
his wife, and his fons' wives with him, into
8 Of clean beasts, and of beafts that
The waters affwage. 18 Noah goeth
9 There went in two and two unto
male, as God had commanded Noah.
Noah into the ark, the male and the fe- AND God remembered Noah, and
10 And it came to pass after seven days,
II In the fix hundredth year of Noah's life, in the fecond month, the feventeenth day of the month, the fame day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened. 12 And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights.
13 Inthe felf fame day entered Noah, and Shem, and Ham, and Japheth, the fons of Noah, and Noah's wife, and the three wives of his fons with them, into the ark;
14 They, and every beast after his kind, and all the cattle after their kind, and every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind, and every fowl after his kind, every bird of every fort.
15 And they went in unto Noah into the ark, two and two of all flesh, wherein is the breath of life.
16 And they that went in, went in male and female of all flesh, as God had commanded him and the LORD fhut him in.
17 ¶ And the flood was forty days upon the earth; and the waters increased, and bare up the ark, and it was lift up above the earth.
18 And the waters prevailed, and were increafed greatly upon the earth; and the ark went upon the face of the waters.
19 And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills, that were under the whole heaven, were covered.
20 Fifteen cubits upward did the waters prevail; and the mountains were covered.
21 And all flesh died that moved upon the earth, both of fowl, and of cattle, and of beaft, and of every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth, and every
The waters afwage.
22 All in whofe noftrils as the breath of life, of all that was in the dry land, died.
23 And every living fubftance was deftroyed 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 deftroyed 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 an hundred and fifty days.
2 The fountains alfo of the deep and the windows of heaven were stopped, and the rain from heaven was reftrained;
3 And the waters returned from off the earth continually and after the end of the hundred and fifty days the waters were abated.
10 And he stayed yet other seven days; and again he fent forth the dove out of the ark;
II And the dove came in to him in the evening; and, lo, in her mouth was an o live leaf pluckt off: fo Noah knew that the waters were abated from off the earth.
12 And he stayed yet other feven days; and fent forth the dove; which returned not again unto him any more.
13 And it came to pafs in the fix hundredth and firft year, in the first month, the first day of the month, the waters were dried up from off the earth and Noah removed the covering of the ark, and looked, and, behold, the face of the ground was dry.
14 And in the fecond month, on the feven and twentieth day of the month, was the earth dried.