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

13 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. And in the second month, on the seven and twentieth day of the month, was the earth dried.

15 And God spake unto Noah, saying, 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 : 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 every clean beast, and of every clean fowl, and offered burntofferings on the altar.

21 And the Lord smelled a sweet savour: and the Lord said, 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. While the earth remaineth, seed-time and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night, shall not cease. "

LESSON IX. Genesis, Chap. IX. A ND God blessed Noah and his sons, and said unto them, A Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth. 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.

3 Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat for you; even as the green herb have I given you all things : But flesh with the life thereof, which is the blood thereof, shall ye not eat.

5 And surely your blood of your lives will I require : at

the hand of every beast will I require it, and at the hand of man; at the hand of every man's brother will I require the life of man. Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed : for in the image of God made he man.

7 And yous 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, And I, behold, I establish my covenant with you. and with your seed after you ; 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.

12 And God said, This is the token of the covenant which I make between me and you, and every living creature that is with you, for perpetual generations :- 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 : 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. These are the three sons of Noah : and of them was the whole earth overspread.

28 And Noah lived after the flood three hundred and fifty years. And all the days of Noah were nine hundred and fifty years : and he died.

LESSON X. Genesis, CHAP. XI. AND the whole earth was of one language and of one speech. * And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar ; and they dwelt there. 8 And they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick, and burn them throughly. And they had brick for stone, and slime had they for mortar. 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.

5 And the Lord came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men builded. And the Lord said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language ; and this they begin to do; and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do.

7 Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech. So the Lord scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth: and they left off to build the city.

9 Therefore is the name of it called Babel ; because the Lord did there confound the language of all the earth : and from thence did the Lord scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.

10 These are the generations of Shem: Shem was an hundred years old, and had Arphaxad two years after the flood. . 11 And Shem lived, after he had Arphaxad, five hundred years, and had sons and daughters.

12 And Arphaxad lived five and thirty years, and had Salah. And Arphaxad lived, after he had Salah, four hundred and three years, and had sons and daughters.

14 And Salah lived thirty years, and had Eber. And Salah lived, after he had Eber, four hundred and three years, and had sons and daughters.

16 And Eber lived four and thirty years, and had Peleg. And Eber lived, after he had Peleg, four hundred and thirty years, and had sons and daughters.

18 And Peleg lived thirty years, and had Reu. And Peleg lived, after he had Reu, two hundred and nine years, and had sons and daughters.

20 And Reu lived two and thirty years, and had Serug. And Reu lived, after he had Serug, two hundred and seven years, and had sons and daughters.

22 And Serug lived thirty years, and had Nahor. And Serug lived, after he had Nahor, two hundred years, and had sons and daughters.

24 And Nahor lived nine and twenty years, and had Terah. And Nahor lived, after he had Terah, an hundred and nineteen years, and had sons and daughters. ",

36 And Terah lived seventy years, and had Abram, Nahor, and Haran, Now these are the generations of Terah: Terah had three sons, Abram, Nahor, and Haran ; and Haran had Lot. And Haran died before his father Terah in the land of his nativity, in Ur of the Chaldees.

20 And Abram and Nahor took them wives : the name of Abrain's wife was Sarai ; and the name of Nahor's wife, Milcah, the daughter of Haran, the father of Milcah, and the father of Iscah. But Sarai had no child.

31 And Terah took Abram his son, and Lot the son of Haran his son's son, and Sarai his daughter-in-law, his son Abram's wife; and they went forth with them from Ur of the Chaldees, to go into the land of Canaan ; and they came unto Haran and dwelt there. And the days of Terab were two hundred and five years : and Terah died in Haran.

LESSON XI. Genesis, CHAP. XII.

N OW the Lord had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy

country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, unto a land that I will shew thee.

2 And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great ; and thou shalt be a blessing: And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee ; and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.

4 So Abram departed, as the Lord had spoken unto him ; and Lot went with him : and Abram was seventy and five years old when he departed out of Haran.

5 And Abram took Sarai his wife, and Lot his brother's son, and all their substance that they had gathered, and the souls that they had gotten in Haran ; and they went forth to go into the land of Canaan ; and into the land of Canaan they came.

6 And Abram passed through the land unto the place of Sichem, unto the plain of Moreh. And the Canaanite was then in the land.

7. And the Lord appeared unto Abram, and said, Unto thy seed will I give this land : and there builded he an altar unto the Lord, who appeared unto him.

'8 And he removed from thence unto a mountain on the east of Beth-el, and pitched his tent, having Beth-el on the west, , and Hai on the east : and there he builded an altar unto the Lord, and called upon the name of the Lord. I

9 And Abram journeyed, going on still toward the south. And there was a famine in the land : and Abram went down into Egypt to sojourn there ; for the famine was grievous in the land.

LESSON XII. Genesis, CHAP. XIII... AND Abram went up out of Egypt, he, and his wife, and

e all that he had, and Lot with him, into the south. And Abram was very rich in cattle, in silver, and in gold.

3 And he went on his journeys from the south, even to Beth-el, unto the place where his tent had been at the beginning, between Beth-el and Hai; Unto the place of the altar, which he had made there at the first: and there Abram called on the name of the Lord.

5 And Lot also, which went with Abram, had flocks, and herds, and tents. And the land was not able to bear them, that they might dwell together : for their substance was great, so that they could not dwell together.

7 And there was a strife between the herdmen of Abram's cattle and the herdmen of Lot's cattle. And the Canaanite and the Perizzite dwelled then in the land. And Abram saia unto Lot, Let there be no strife, I pray thee, between me and thee, and between my herdmen and thy herdmen: for we be brethren.

9 Is not the whole land before thee? Separate thyself, I pray thee, from me: if thou wilt take the left hand, then I will go to the right; or if thou depart to the right hand, then I will go to the left.

10 And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of Jordan, that it was well. watered every where, before the Lord destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, even as the garden of the Lord, like the land of Egypt, as thou comest unto Zoar..

11 Then Lot chose him all the plain of Jordan ;, and Lot journeyed east; and they separated themselves the one from the other.

12 Abram dwelt in the land of Canaan, and Lot dwelt in the cities of the plain, and pitched his tent toward Sodom. But the men of Sodom were wicked, and sinners before the Lord exceedingly.

14 And the Lord said unto Abram, after that Lot was separated from him, Lift up now thine eyes, and look from the place where thou art, northward, and southward, and eastward, and westward.

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