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The creation of man.

GENESIS, II. The serpent deceiveth Eve. given every green herb for meat: and it: for in the day that thou eatest it was so.

thereof thou shalt surely die. 31 And God saw every thing that he 18 And the LORD God said, It is not had made, and, behold, it was very good that the man should be alone; I good. And the evening and the morn- will make him a help meet for him. ing were the sixth day.

19 And out of the ground the LORD

God formed every beast of the field, CHAPTER II.

and every fowl of the air ; and brought 1 The first sabbath. 4 The manner of the creation, them unto Adam to see what he would

8 The planting of the garden of Eden, 10 and the call them: and whatsoever Adam callriver thereof. 17 The tree of knowledge only ed every living creature, that was the forbidden. 19, 20 The naming of the creatures. name thereof. 21 The making of woman, and institution of 20 And Adam gave names to all cattle,

and to the fowl of the air, and to every THUS the heavens and the earth were beast of the field; but for Adam there

was not found a help meet for him. 2 And on the seventh day God ended 21 And the LORD God caused a deep his work which ne had made; and he sleep, to fall upon Adam, and he slept; rested on the seventh day from all his and he took one of his ribs, and closed work which he had made.

up the flesh instead thereof. 3 And God blessed the seventh day, 22 And the rib, which the LORD God and sanctified it : because that in it he had taken from man, made he a wohad rested from all his work which man, and brought her unto the man. God created and made.

23 And Adam said, This is now bone 49 These are the generations of the of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she heavens and of the earth when they shall be called Woman, because she were created, in the day that the LORD was taken out of man. God made the earth and the heavens, 24 Therefore shall a man leave his far

5 And every plant of the field before thér and his mother, and shall cleave it was in the earth, and every herb of unto his wife : and they shall be one the field before it grew : for the LORD flesh. God had not caused it to rain upon the 25 And they were both naked, the man earth, and there was not a man to till and his wife, and were not ashamed. the ground. 6 But there went up a mist from the

CHAPTER III. earth, and watered the whole face of 1 The serpent deceiveth Eve. 6 Man's shameful the ground.

fall. 9 God arraigneth them. 14 The serpent 7 And the LORD God formed man of is cursed. 15 The promised seed. 16 The Punthe dust of the ground, and breathed ishment of mankind. 21 Their first clothing. into his nostrils the breath of life; and

22 Their casting out of paradise. man became a living suul. 8 And the LORD God planted a gar

TOW the serpent was more subtile N

than any beast of the field which den eastward in Eden; and there he the LORD God had made. And he said put the man whom he had formed. unto the woman, Yea, hath God said,

9 And out of the ground made the Ye shall not eat of every tree of the LORD God to grow every tree that is garden ! pleasant to the sight, and good for

2 And the woman said unto the ser food; the tree of life also in the midst pent, We may eat of the fruit of the of the garden, and the tree of knowl- trees of the garden: edge of good and evil.

3 But of the fruit of the tree which is 10 And a river went out of Eden to in the midst of the garden, God hath water the garden; and from thence it said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall was parted, and became into four ye touch it, lest ye die. heads.

4 And the serpent said unto the wo11 The name of the first is Pison : that man, Ye shall not surely die: is it which compasseth the whole land 6 For God doth know that in the day of Havilah, where there is gold;

ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be 12 And the gold of that land is good : opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowthere is bdellium and the onyx stone. ing good and evil.

13 And the name of the second river 6 And when the woman saw that the is Gihon: the same is it that compass- tree was good for food, and that it was eth the whole land of Ethiopia.

pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be 14 And the name of the third river is desired to make one wise, she took of Hiddekel: that is it which goeth to the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave ward the east of Assyria. And the also unto her husband with her; and fourth river is Euphrates.

he did eat. 15 And the LORD God took the man, 7 And the eyes of them both were and put him into the garden of Eden opened, and they knew that they were to dress it and to keep it.

naked; and they sewed fig leaves to16 And the LORD God commanded the gether, and made themselves aprons. man, saying, of every tree of the gar- 8 And they heard the voice of the den thou mayest freely eat :

LORD God walking in the garden in 17 But of the tree of the knowledge the cool of the day : and Adam and his of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of wife hid themselves from the presence Punishment of mankind. GENESIS, IV.

The murder of Abel. of the LORD God amongst the trees of ANRhe conceived, and bare Cain, and

Adam knew , the garden. 9 And the LORD God called unto Ad- said, I have gotten a man from the am, and said unto him, Where art LORD. thou!

2 And she again bare his brother 10 And he said, I heard thy voice in Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, the garden, and I was afraid, because but Cain was a tiller of the ground. I was naked ; and I hid myself.

3 And in process of time it came to 11 And he said, Who told thee that pass, that Cain brought of the fruit thou wast naked Hast thou eaten of of the ground an offering unto the the tree, whereof I commanded thee LORD. that thou shouldest not eat!

4 And Abel, he also brought of the 12 And the man said, The woman firstlings of his flock and of the fat whom thou gavest to be with me, she thereof. And the LORD had respect gave me of the tree, and I did eat. unto Abel and to his offering :

13 And the LORD God said unto the 6 But unto Cain and to his offering he woman, What is this that thou hast had not respect. And Cain was very done! And the woman said, The ser wroth, and his countenance fell. pent beguiled me, and I did eat.

6 And the LORD said unto Cain, Why 14 And the LORD God said unto the art thou wroth! and why is thy counserpent, Because thou hast done this, tenance fallen! thou art cursed above all cattle, and 7 If thou doest well, shalt thon not above every beast of the field; upon be accepted! and it thou doest not thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt well, sin lieth at the door and unto thou eat all the days of thy life: thee shall be his desire, and thou shalt

15 And I will put enmity between the rule over him. and the woman, and between thy seed 8 And Cain talked with Abel his and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, brother: and it came to pass, when and thou shalt bruise his heel.

they were in the field, that Cain rose 16 Unto the woman he said, I will up against Abel his brother, and slew greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy him. conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring 9 And the LORD said unto Cain, forth children; and thy desire shall be Where is Abel thy brother! And hé to thy husband, and he shall rule over said, I know not : Am I my brother's thee.

keeper! 17 And unto Adam he said, Because 10 And he said, What hast thou done! thou hast hearkened unto the voice of the voice of thy brother's blood crieth thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, unto me from the ground. of which I commanded thee, saying, 11 And now art thou cursed from the Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the earth, which hath opened her mouth ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt to receive thy brother's blood from thou eat of it all the days of thy life; thy hand.

18 Thorns also and thistles shall'it 12 When thou tillest the ground, it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat shall not henceforth yield unto thee the herb of the field :

her strength ; a fugitive and a vaga19 In the sweat of thy face shalt thou bond shalt thou be in the earth. eat bread, till thou return unto the 13 And Cain said unto the LORD, My ground; for out of it wast thou taken: punishment is greater than I can bear. for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt 14 Behold, thou hast driven me out thou return.

this day from the face of the earth; 20 And Adam called his wife's name and from thy face shall I be hid ; and I Eve; because she was the mother of shall be a fugitive and a vagabond in all living.

the earth; and it shall come to pass, 21 Unto Adam also and to his wife that every one that findeth me shall did the LORD God make coats of skins, slay me. and clothed them.

15 And the LORD said unto him, 22 And the LORD God said, Behold, Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain, the man is become as one of us, to vengeance shall be taken on him sevenknow good and evil: and now, lest he fold. And the LORD set a mark upon put forth his hand, and take also of the Cain, lest any finding him should kill tree of life, and eat, and live for ever:

him. 23 Therefore the LORD God sent him 16 | And Cain went out from the forth from the garden of Eden, to till presence of the LORD, and dwelt in the ground from whence he was taken the land of Nod, on the east of Eden.

24 So he drove out the man : and he 17 And Cain knew his wife ; and she placed at the east of the garden of conceived, and bare Enoch! and he Eden cherubim, and a flaming sword builded a 'city, and called the name of which turned every way, to keep the the city, after the name of his son, way of the tree of life.


18 And unto Enoch was born Irad : 1 The dirth, trade, and religion of Cain and Adel. and Irad begat Mehujael: and Mehu

8 The murder of Abel. il The curse of Cain.jael begat Methusael: and Methusael 17 Enock the frnt city. 19 Lamech and his two begat Lamech. visu. 35 The birth of Seth, 26 and Enos.

19 And Lamech took unto him two Genealogy of the patriarchs. GENESIS, V. Wickedness of the world. wives: the name of the one was Adah, 14 And all the days


Cainan were and the name of the other Zillah. nine hundred and ten years : and he

20 And Adah bare Jabal: he was the died. father of such as dwell in tents, and of 15 | And Mahalaleel lived sixty and such as have cattle.

five years, and begat Jared : 21 And his brother's name was Jubal : 16 And Mahalaleel lived after he be he was the father of all such as handle gat Jared eight hundred and thirty the harp and organ.

years, and begat sons and daughters : 22 And Zillah, she also bare Tubal- 17 And all the days of Mahalaleel cain, an instructor of every artificer were eight hundred ninety and five in brass and iron : and the sister of Tu- years : and he died. al-cain was Naamah.

18 | And Jared lived a hundred sixty 23 And Lamech said unto his wives, and two years, and he begat Enoch: Adah and Zillah, hear my voice; yé 19 And Jared lived after he begat wives of Lamech, hearken unto my Enoch eight hundred years, and begat speech: for I have slain a man to my sons and

daughters: wounding, and a young man to my

20 And all the days of Jared were hurt.

nine hundred sixty and two years : and 24 If Cain shall be avenged seven-| he died. fold, truly Lamech seventy and seven- 21 And Enoch lived sixty and five fold.

years, and begat Methuselah : 25 And Adam knew his wife again ; 22 And Enoch walked with God after and she bare a son, and called his name he begat Methuselah three hundred Seth : For God, said she, hath appoint- years, and begat sons and daughters : ed me another seed instead of Abel, 23 And all the days of Enoch were whom Cain slew.

three hundred sixty and five years: 26 And to Seth, to him also there was 24 And Enoch walked with God: and born a son; and he called his name he was not; for God took him. Enos: then began men to call upon the 25 And Methuselah lived a hundred name of the LORD.

eighty and seven years, and begat Lar

mech : CHAPTER V.

26 And Methuselah lived after he be 1 The genealogy, age, and death of the patriarchs gat Lamech seven hundred eighty and

from Adam unto Noah. 24 The godliness and two years, and begat sons and daughtranslation of Enoch.

ters: HIS is the book of the generations 27 And all the days of Methuselah

of Adam. In the day that God cre- were nine hundred sixty and nine ated man, in the likeness of God made years: and he died. he him ;

28 And Lamech lived a hundred 2 Male and female created he them; eighty and two years, and begat a son: and blessed them, and called their 29 Ånd he called his name Noah, name Adam, in the day when they were saying, This same shall comfort us created.

concerning our work and toil of our And Adam lived a hundred and hands, because of the ground which thirty years, and begat a son in his the LORD hath cursed. own likeness, after his image; and 30 And Lamech lived after he begat called his name Seth:

Noah five hundred ninety and Ave 4 And the days of Adam after he had years, and begat sons and daughters : begotten Seth were eight hundred 31 And all the days of Lamech were years : and he begat sons and daugh- seven hundred seventy and seven ters:

years: and he died. 5 And all the days that Adam lived 32 And Noah was five hundred years were nine hundred and thirty years : old : and Noah begat Shem, Ham, and and he died.

Japheth. 6 And Seth lived a hundred and five

CHAPTER VI. years, and begat Enos :

1 The wickedness of the world, which provoked 7 And Seth lived after he begat Enos God's wrath, and caused the flood. 8 Noah eight hundred and seven years, and findeth Brace. 14 The order, form, and end begat sons and daughters :

of the ark. of AN

ND it came to pass, when men be hundred and twelve years: and he gan to multiply on the face of the died.

earth, and daughters were born unto 9 And Enos lived ninety years, and them, begat Cainan :

2 That the sons of God saw the 10 And Enos lived after he begat Cai- daughters of men that they were fair; nan eight hundred and Afteen years, and they took them wives of all which and begat sons and daughters :

they chose. 11 And all the days of Enos were nine 3 And the LORD said, My Spirit shall hundred and five years: and he died. not always strive with man, for that he

12 And Cainan lived seventy years, also is flesh: yet his days shall be a and begat Mahalaleel :

hundred and twenty years. 13 And Cainan lived after he begat 4 There were giants in the earth in Mahalaleel eight hundred and forty those days; and also after that, when years, and begat sons and daughters : the sons of God came in unto the


Form of the ark.

GENESIS, VII. Noah entereth the ark. daughters of men, and they bare chil-1.22 Thus did Noah ; according to all dren to them, the same became mighty that God commanded him, so did he. men which were of old, men of renown. 5 ( And GOD saw that the wickedness

CHAPTER VII. of man was great in the earth, and that 1 Noah, with his family, and the living creat every imagination of the thoughts of

ures, enter into the ark. 17 The beginning, his heart was only evil continually. increase, and continuance of the food. had , AN 6 And it repented the LORD that he ND the LORD said unto Noah,

Come thou and all thy house grieved him at his heart.

into the ark; for thee have I seen 7 And the LORD said, I will destroy righteous before me in this gener man whom I have created from the ation. face of the earth; both man, and 2 Of every clean beast thou shalt beast, and the creeping thing, and the take to thee by sevens, the male and fowls of the air; for it repenteth me his female: and of beasts that are that I have made them.

not clean by two, the male and his 8 But Noah found grace in the eyes female. of the LORD.

3 of fowls also of the air by sevens, 9 These are the generations of the male and the female; to keep seed Noah : Noah was a just man and per- alive upon the face of all the earth. fect in his generations, and Noah 4 For yet seven days, and I will walked with God.

cause it to rain upon the earth forty 10 And Noah begat three sons, Shem, days and forty nights; and every liv Ham, and Japheth.

ing substance that I have made will I 11 The earth also was corrupt before destroy from off the face of the earth. God; and the earth was filled with 5 And Noah did according unto all violence.

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

7 And Noah went in, and his sons, 13 And God said unto Noah, The end and his wife, and his sons' wives with of all flesh is come before me ; for the him, into the ark, because of the earth is filled with violence through waters of the flood. them; and, behold, I will destroy them 8 Of clean beasts, and of beasts that with the earth.

are not clean, and of fowls, and of 14 Make thee an ark of gopher every thing that creepeth upon the wood; rooms shalt thou make in the earth, ark, and shalt pitch it within and with- 9 There went in two and two unto out with pitch.

Noah into the ark, the male and the 15 And this is the fashion which thou female, as God had commanded Noah. shalt make it of: The length of the 10 And it came to pass after seven ark shall be three hundred cubits, the days, that the waters of the flood were breadth of it fifty cubits, and the upon the earth. height of it thirty cubits.

11 In the six hundredth year of 16 A window shalt thou make to the Noah's life, in the second month, the ark, and in a cubit shalt thou finish it seventeenth day of the month, the above; and the door of the ark shalt same day were all the fountains of the thou set in the side thereof ; with low-great deep broken

up, and the winer, second, and third stories shalt thou dows of heaven were opened. make it.

12 And the rain was upon the earth 17 And, behold, I, even I, do bring a forty days and forty nights. flood of waters upon the earth, to de- 13 In the selfsame day entered Noah, stroy all flesh, wherein is the breath and Shem, and Ham, and Japheth, the of life, from under heaven; and every sons of Noah, and Noah's wife, and the thing that is in the earth shall die. three wives of his sons with them, into

18 But with thee will I establish my the ark; covenant; and thou shalt come into 14 They, and every beast after his the ark, thou, and thy sons, and thy kind, and all the cattle after their kind, wife, and thy sons' wives with thee. and every creeping thing that creep

19 And of every living thing, of all eth upon the earth after his kind, and flesh, two of every sort shalt thou every fowl after his kind, every bird of bring into the ark, to keep them alive every sort. with thee; they shall be male and 15 And they went in unto Noah into female.

the ark, two and two of all flesh, 20 of fowls after their kind, and of wherein is the breath of life. cattle after their kind, of every creep- 16 And they that went in, went in ing thing of the earth after his kind; male and female of all flesh, as God two of every sort shall come unto thee, had commanded him: and the LORD to keep them alive.

shut him in. 21 And take thou unto thee of all 17 And the flood was forty days upon food that is eaten, and thou shalt the earth; and the waters increased, gather it to thee; and it shall be for and bare up the ark, and it was lifted Lood for thee, and for them.

up above the earth.



The waters assuage. GENESIS, VIII. Noah quitteth the arko

18 And the waters prevailed, and were 1. 10 And he stayed yet other seven increased greatly upon the earth; and days; and again he sent forth the dove the ark went upon the face of the out of the ark. waters.

11 And the dove came in to him in 19 And the waters prevailed exceed- the evening, and, lo, in her mouth was ingly upon the earth; and all the high an olive leaf plucked off : so Noah knew hills, that were under the whole heav- that the waters were abated from off en, were covered.

the earth. 20 Fifteen cubits upward did the wa- 12 And he stayed yet other seven ters prevail; and the mountains were days, and sent forth the dove, which covered.

returned not again unto him any more. 21 And all flesh died that moved upon 13 4 And it came to pass in the six the earth, both of fowl, and of cattle, hundredth and first year, in the first and of beast, and of every creeping month, the first day of the month, the thing that creepeth upon the earth, waters were dried up from off' the and every man :

earth: and Noah removed the covering 22 All in whose nostrils was the breath of the ark, and looked, and, behold, the of life, of all that was in the dry land, face of the ground was dry. died.

14 And in the second month, on the 23 And every, living substance was seven and twentieth day of the month, destroyed which was upon the face of was the earth dried. the ground, both man, and cattle, and 15 | And God spake unto Noah, saythe creeping things, and the fowl of ing, the heaven; and they were destroyed 16 Go forth of the ark, thon, and thy from the earth: and Noah only re- wife, and thy sons, and thy sons' wives mained alive, and they that were with with thee. him in the ark.

17 Bring forth with thee every living 24. And the waters prevailed upon the thing that is with thee,

of all flesh, both earth a hundred and fifty days.

of fowl, and of cattle, and of every

creeping thing that creepeth upon the CHAPTER VIII.

earth; that they may breed abundant1 The waters assuage. 4 The ark resteth on Ara ly in the earth, and be fruitful, and rat. 7 The raven and the dove. 16 Noah, being multiply upon the earth. commanded, 18 goeth forth of the ark. 20 He 18 And Noah went forth, and his song, buildeth an altar, and offereth sacrifice, 21 which and his wife, and his sons' wives with God accepteth, and promiseth to ourse the earth him :

19 Every beast, every creeping thing, ND God remembered Noah, and and every fowl, and whatsoever creep tle that was with him in the ark : and went forth out of the ark. God made a wind to pass over the 20 And Noah builded an altar unto earth, and the waters assuaged.

the LORD; and took of every clean 2 The fountains also of the deep and beast, and of every clean fowl, and the windows of heaven were stopped, offered burnt offerings on the altar. and the rain from heaven was re- 21 And the LORD smelled a sweet sastrained.

vour; and the LORD said in his heart, I 3 And the waters returned from off will not again curse the ground any the earth continually : and after the more for man's sake; for the imaginaend of the hundred and fifty days the tion of man's heart is evil from his waters were abated.

youth: neither will I again smite any 4 And the ark rested in the seventh more every thing living, as I have month, on the seventeenth day of the done. month, upon the mountains of Ararat. 22 While the earth remaineth, seed

5 And the waters decreased contin- time and harvest, and cold and heat, nally until the tenth month: in the and summer and winter, and day and tenth month, on the first day of the night shall not cease. month, were the tops of the mountains seen.

CHAPTER IX. 6 And it came to pass at the end of 1 God blesseth Noah. 4 Blood and murder are for forty days, that Noah opened the win- bidden. 8 God's covenant, 13 signified by the dow of the ark which he had made : rainbow. 18 Noah replenisheth the world

7 And he sent forth a raven, which planteth a vineyard, 21 is drunken, and mocked went forth to and fro, until the waters of his son, 25 curseth Canaan, 26 blesseth Shem, were dried up from off the earth.

27 prayeth for Japheth, 29 and dieth. 8 Also he sent forth a dove from him, ND God blessed Noah and his song, to see if the waters were abated from A and said unto them, Be fruitful, off the face of the ground.

and multiply, and replenish the earth. 9 But the dove found no rest for the 2 And the fear of you and the dread sole of her foot, and she returned unto of you shall be upon every beast of the him into the ark; for the waters were earth, and upon every fowl of the air, on the face of the whole earth. Then upon all that moveth upon the earth, he put forth his hand, and took her, and upon all the fishes of the sea ; into and pulled her in unto him into the your hand are they delivered. ark.

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