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The curse of Cain.


Genealogy of the patriarchs.

Before up against Abel his brother, and seed instead of Abel, whom Cain Before CHRISTfslew him. about 3875.

f Matt. 23.35.

9 T And the LORD said unto Cain, Where is Abel thy brother? _And 1 John 3. 12. he said, hI know not: Am I my brother's keeper?

Judo 11.

g Ps. 9. 12.

h John 8. 44.

+ Heb. bloods. i Heb. 12. 24.

Rev. 6. 10.

¡Or, Vine iniquity is greater than that it may be forgiven.

10 And he said, What hast thou done? the voice of thy brother's † blood icrieth unto me from the ground.

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



CHRIST 3874.



3769. u ch, 5. 6. Heb. Enosh.

26 And to Seth, "to him also there was born a son; and he called his name † Enos: then began men call upon the name of the LORD, Or, to call themselves by the name of the LORD. 1 Kings 18. 24. Ps. 116. 17. Joel 2. 32. Zeph, 3. 9. 1 Čor. 1, 2. CHAPTER V.

1 The genealogy, age, and death of the patriarchs from Adam unto Noah. 24 "The godliness and translation of Enoch. THIS is the a book of the genera

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3 And Adam lived a hundred and 14 k Behold, thou hast driven me thirty years, and begat a son in his out this day from the face of the own likeness, after his image; and Job 15, 20-earth; and Ifrom thy face shall I bed called his name Seth: hid; and I shall be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; and it shall come to pass, that every one that Num. 35.19, findeth me shall slay me.


1 Pa. 51. 11. m ch. 9. 6.

21, 27.

n P. 79. 12. o Ex. 9. 4, G

p2 Kings 13. 23. & 21. 20. Jer. 23. 39. J 52. 3. about 3875. † Heb. Chanoch. q Pa. 49. 11.

15 And the LORD said unto him, Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain, vengeance shall be taken on him "sevenfold. And the LORD set a mark upon Cain, lest any finding him should kill him.

16 ¶ And Cain P went out from the presence of the LORD, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden. 17 And Cain knew his wife; and she conceived, and bare † Enoch: 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 MetHeb.Lemee. thusael begat † Lamech.

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19 T 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.

22 And Zillah, she also bare Tubalcain, 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.

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

25 T And Adam knew his wife again; and she bare a son, and tcalled his name Seth: For God, † Hob, Sheth, | said she, hath appointed me another

or, Put.

5 And all the days that Adam lived were nine hundred and thirty years: and he died.

Luke 3. 38. bch. 1. 25. Eph. 4. 24. Col. 3. 10. a ch, 1. 27.


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6 And Seth lived a hundred and five years, and h begat Enos: 7 And Seth lived after he begat Enoshch. 4. 26. eight hundred and seven years, and begat sons and daughters:

8 And all the days of Seth were nine hundred and twelve years: and he died.

9 T 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 T And Cainan lived seventy years, and begat † Mahalaleel: 13 And Cainan lived after he begat Mahalaleel eight hundred and forty years, and begat sons and daughters: 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 T 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.


+ Heb. Kenan.


+ Gr.Maleleel.


+ Heb. Jered.


1 Judo 14, 15.

Wickedness of the world.


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Before 21 T And Enoch lived sixty and | beast, and the creeping thing, and Before CHRIST five years, and begat Methuselah: the fowls of the air; for it repenteth CHRIST 22 And Enoch k’walked with God | me that I have made them. after he begat Methuselah three hundred years, and begat sons and daughters:

† Gr. Mathusala.

k ch. 6. 9. & 17.1. & 21.40.

Ps. 16. 8. & 116. 9. & 128, 1.

8 But Noah hfound grace in the eyes of the LORD.

9 These are the generations of Noah: Noah was a just man and Kwalked with God. perfect in his generations, and Noah

23 And all the days of Enoch were 2 Kings 20.3. three hundred sixty and five years: 1 God: 24 And 1 Enoch walked with us. and he was not; for God took him. 25 And Methuselah lived a hund-1Shem, Ham, and Japheth. red eighty and seven years, and begat † Lamech:

Mic. 6. 8. Mal. 2. 6. 12Kings 2. 11. Heb. 11. 5.


26 And Methuselah lived after he +Heb.Lemeeh. begat Lamech seven hundred eighty and two years, and begat sons and daughters:

2948. + Gr. Nos, Luko 3, 36. Heb. 11. 7. 1 Pat. 3. 20.

[That is, Rest, or, Comfort.

m ch. 9. 17. & 4. 11.



neh, 6, 10. o sh. 10. 21.

a chi, 1. 28.

b Deut. 7. 3. 4.

e Gal. 5. 16, 17.

1 Pet. 3. 19, 20.

d Ps. 78. 39. 2409.

|| Or, the

whole imagi

nation: The

Hebrew word signi

ficth not on

ly the imagination, but also the purposer and desires. e ch. 8. 21.

Deut. 29. 19.

Prov. 6 18.

Matt. 15. 19.

+ Heb. every day.

fSeo Num. 23. 19.

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

28 And Lamech lived a hundred eighty and two years, and begat a son: 29 And he called his name | Noah, saying, This same shall comfort us concerning our work and toil of our hands, because of the ground m which the LORD hath cursed.

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.

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1 The wickedness of the world, which provoked God's wrath, and caused the flood. 8 Noah findeth grace. 14 The order,

form, and end of the ark.

a when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them,

AND it came to pass,

2 That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they btook them wives of all which they chose.

3 And the LORD said, "My Spirit shall not always strive with man, d 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 barc children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men

of renown.

10 And Noah begat three sons,

11 The earth also was corrupt m before God; and the earth was "filled with violence.

12 And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth.

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13 And God said unto Noah, P The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence Ez, 8. 17. & through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth.

14 T Make thee an ark of gopher wood; frooms shalt thou make in the ark, and shalt pitch it within and without with pitch.

28. 16. Hab. 2. 8, 17. och. 18. 21. Ps. 11. 2. & 33.13, 14. & 53, 2, 3. pJer. Cl. 13. Ez. 7.2, 3, 6. Amos 8. 2.

1 Pot. 4. 7. q ver. 17.


+ Hob, nests.

15 And this is the fashion which thou shalt make it of: The length of the ark shall be three hundred cubits, the breadth of it fifty cubits, Or, from the and the height of it thirty cubits. 16 A window shalt thou make to the ark, and in a cubit shalt thou finish it above; and the door of the ark shalt thou set in the side thereof; with lower, second, and third stories shalt thou make it.

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19 And of every living thing of all flesh, two of every sort shalt thou ch. 7, 8, 9, bring into the ark, to keep them alive with thee; they shall 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 sort "shall come unto thec, 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 shall be for

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5 And GOD saw that the wicked-food for thee, and for them. 2448. ness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

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ach, 7. 9, 15. Zoo oh. 2. 19.

wHeb. 11. 7. Soo Ex.40.18.

22 Thus did Noah; according to all that God commanded him, xeh. 7. 5, 9, so did he.

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man whom I have created from the AND the LORD said unto Noah,

face of the earth; both man, and

Come thou and all thy house



a ver. 7, 13.

Matt. 24. 38.

Luke 17. 26.

Heb. 11. 7.

1 Pet. 3. 20. 2 Pet. 2, 5.

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1 ch. 8. 2.

Prov. 8. 28.

Ez. 26. 19.

| Or, foodgates.

i ch. 1. 7. & 8. 2.

Ps. 78. 23.

k ver. 4, 17. I ver. 1, 7. ch. 6. 13. Heb. 11. 7. 1 Pet. 3. 20. 2 Pet. 2. 5. m ver. 2, 3, 8, 9.


2. Of every clean beast thou shalt take to thee by sevens, the male and his female dand of beasts that are not clean by two, the male and his female..


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 I destroy from off the face of the earth.

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5fAnd Noah did according unto all that the LORD commandeď him. 6 And Noah was six hundred years old when the flood of waters was upon the earth.

7 15 And Noah went in, and his sons, and his wife, and his sons' wives with him, into the ark, because of the waters of the flood.

8 Of clean beasts, and of beasts that are not clean, and of fowls, and of every thing that creepeth upon the earth,

9 There went in two and two unto Noah into the ark, the male and the female, as God had commanded Noah.

10 And it came to pass after seven days, that the waters of the flood were upon the earth.

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ceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills, that were under the CHRIST 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 beast, and of every creeping thing that creepeth upon the carth, and every man:

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.


1 The waters assuage. ▲ The ark rcsteth on Ararat. 7 The raven and the dove. 15 Noah, being_commanded, 18 goeth forth of the ark. 20 He buildeth an altar, and offereth sacrifice, 21 which God accepteth, and promiseth to curse the earth no more.


r Ps. 101, 6. Jer. 3. 23.

z ch. 6. 13, 17. ver, 4

Job 22. 16.
Matt. 24. 29.
Luke 17. 27.
2 Pet. 3. G.

t ch. 2. 7.
† Heb, the
breath of the
spirit of life.

u 1 Pet. 3. 20. 2 Pet. 2. 5. & 3. 6. x ch. 8. 3, 4, compared with ver. 11 of this chapfor.

Ex. 2. 24. 1 Sam. 1. 19.

AND God remembered Noah, ch. 19. 29. and every living thing, and ali the cattle that was with him in the ark: band God made a wind to Ex. 14, 21. pass over the earth, and the waters assuaged.

d Job 38, 37.

11 T In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, 2 The fountains also of the deep o ch. 7. 11. the seventeenth day of the month, and the windows of heaven were the same day were all hthe fount-stopped, and d the rain from heaven ains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened.

12 kAnd the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights. 13 In the selfsame day Tentered 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 every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind, and every fowl after his + Heb. wing. kind, every bird of every †sort. 15 And they "went in "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 shut him in.

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6 T And it came to pass at the end of forty days, that Noah opened the window of the ark which he fch. 6. 16. 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.

9 But the dove found no rest for the sole of her foot, and she returned unto him into the ark; for the waters were on the face of the whole earth. Then he put forth his hand, and took her, and pulled her in unto him into the ark.

+ Heb. in going forth and returning.

† Heb. caused her to come.

Noah goeth forth of the ark.




gch. 7. 13.

h ch. 7. 15,

i ch. 1. 22.

+ Heb, families.

k Lov, ch. 11.

1 Lev. 1. 9.
Ez, 20, 41,
2 Cor. 2. 15.
Eph. 5. 2.

+ Heb, a sa-
vour of rest.

m ch. 3. 17, &

6. 17.


10 And he stayed yet other seven days; and again he sent forth the dove out of the ark.

11 And the dove came in to him in the evening, and, lo, in her mouth was an olive leaf plucked 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


13 T. And it came to pass in the six hundredth and first 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 second month, on the seven and twentieth day of the month, was the earth dried.

15 T 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 thec hevery 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, and every fowl, and whatsoever creepeth upon the earth, after their kinds, went forth out of the ark.

20 ¶ And Noah builded an altar unto the LORD; and took of k every clean beast, and of every clean fowl, and offered burnt offerings on the altar.

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21 And the LORD smelled 1ta sweet šavour; and the LORD said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake; for the "imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth: "neither will I again smite any more every thing living, as I have done. 22

God's covenant with him.

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6 k Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed: 1 for in the image of God made he man. 7 And you, be ye fruitful, and heh. 4. 9, 10. multiply; bring forth abundantly in the earth, and multiply therein.

8 T 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 you;

Ps. 9. 12.

i Acts 17. 26. k Ex. 21. 12, 14.

Lev. 21, 17. Matt, 26, 52. Rev. 13. 10. 1 ch. 1. 27.

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10 P And with every living creature m ver. 1, 19. 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 cov-qla, 54, 9. enant 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.

12 And God said, "This is the token reh. 17. 11. of the covenant which I make between me and you, and every living creature that is 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

Or, though. While the earth remaineth, become a flood to destroy all flesh.

n ch. 6. 5. Job 14. 4. & 15. 14.

Ps. 51. 5.

Jer, 17 9.
Matt, 15, 19.
Rom. 1. 21.
& 3.23.

o ch. 9. 11, 1.
p Is. 51. 9.

+ Hob. As yel all the days of the earth. « Jer, 33, 20, 25.

seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and 4day and night shall not cease.

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AND 10.0.

a ch. 1. 28.

ver, 7, 19.

ch. 10. 32.

18 T And the sons of Noah, that went forth of the ark, were Shem, ch. 10. 6. and Ham, and Japheth: *and Ham is the father of Canaan.

† Heb.


19 Y These are the three sons of | yeh, 5, 32,

Generations of Noah.


The sons of Shem.

Noah: and of them was the whole | Asshur, and builded Nineveh, and
CHRIST earth overspread.


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about 2218.

e Jer. 16. 16. Mic. 7, 2. fch. G. 11.

g Mic. 5. 6.


20 And Noah began to be a husbandman, and he planted a vineyard:

21 And he drank of the wine, band 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 garment, and laid it upon both their shoulders, and went backward, and covered the nakedness of their father; and their faces were backward, and they saw not their father's nakedness.

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

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, (h out of whom camé Philistim,) and Caphtorim.

15 T 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 the Sinite,

18 And the Arvadite, and the Zemarite, and the Hamathite: and afterward were the families of the Canaanites spread abroad.

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19 i And the border of the Canaan- ich. 13. 12, 25 And he said, d Cursed be Ca-ites was from Sidon, as thou comest naan; a servant of servants shall he be unto his brethren.


26 And he said, fBlessed 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 T 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.


1 The generations of Noah. 2 The sons of Japheth. 6 The sons of Ham. 8 Nimrod the first monarch. 21 The sons of Shem. TOW these are the generations of the sons of Noah; Shem, Ham, and Japheth: aand unto them were sons born after the flood.


2 b The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras. 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 Td And the sons of Ham; Cush, and Mizraim, and Phut, and Ca


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 fbefore the LORD: wherefore it is said, Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the LORD.

10% And the beginning of his king+ Gr.Babylon, dom was †Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calnéh, in the land of Shinar.

Jor, he went out into Assyria.

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1 One language in the world. 3 The building of Babel. 5 The confusion of tongues. 10 The generations of Shem. 27 The generations of Terah the father of Abram. 31 Terah goeth from Ur to Haran.

11 Out of that land went forth AND the whole earth was of one

f language, and of one † speech.

&c. † Heb. dr pachshad.

Heb. ch. 11. 12.



m 1 Chr. 1. 19. That is, Division.

n ver, 1.

o ok. 9. 19.

+ Heb. lip.

† Heb, words.

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