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Noah findeth grace.

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CHAP. VII.

3 And the LORD said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh yet his days shall be an 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 became mighty men which were of old, men of renown.

5¶And God saw that the wickedness 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.

7 And the LORD said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth; both man, and beast, 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¶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.

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11 The earth also was corrupt " 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.

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

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Description of the ark. shalt make it of: The length of the ark shall be three hundred cubits, the breadth of it fifty cubits, 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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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.

19. And of every living thing of all flesh, two of every sort shalt thou 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 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 shall be for food for thee, and for them.

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AND the LORD said unto Noah, Come thou and all thy house into the ark; 14 Make thee an ark of gopher wood; for thee have I seen righteous before me rooms shalt thou make in the ark, and in this generation.

shalt pitch it within and without with pitch. 2 Of every clean beast thou shalt take 15 And this is the fashion which thou to thee by "sevens, the male and his fe

Gal & 16, 17. Pet. 3. 19, 20. d Ps. 78. 39. a Or, the whole imagination: The er word signifieth not only the imagination, but also the purposes and desires. Dest. 29. 19. Prov. 6. 18. 2 Esd. 3. 8. Matt. 15. 19. Heb. every day. f See 2,19.1 Sam. 15. 11, 9. 2 Sam. 24, 16. Mal, 3. 6. Jam. 1. 17. g Isai. 63. 10. Eph. 4. lieb from an unto beast. h ch. 19. 19. Exod. 33. 12, 13, 16, 17. Luke 1.30. Acts 7 ch. 7. 1. Ezek. 14. 14, 20. Eeclus. 41. 17. Rom. 1. 17. Heb. 11. 7. 2 Pet. 2. 5. right. keh. 5. 22 ch 5.32 m eh. 7. 1. & 10. 9. & 13. 13. 2 Chron. 34. 27. Lake 16 Rom. 2 13. & 3. 19. n Ezek 8. 17. & 23. 16. Hab. 2. 8, 17 o ch. 18. 21. Ps.

5. s ch. 7. 1, 7, 13.

14. 2. & 33. 13, 14. & 53. 2, 3. p Jer. 51. 13. Ezek. 7 2, 3, 6. Amos 8. 2. 1 Pet. 4.7 q ver. 17. e Or, from the earth. f Heb. nests. r ver. 13. ch. 7. 4, 21, 22, 23. 2 Pet. 2 1 Pet. 3. 20. 2 Pet. 2. 5. t ch. 7. 8, 9, 15, 16. u ch. 7. 9, 15. Se ch. 2. 19. w Heb. 11. 7. See Exod. 40. 16. x ch. 7. 5, 9, 16. CHAP. VII. a ver. 7, 13. Matt. 24. 38. Luke 17. 26. Heb. 11. 7. 1 Pet. 3. 20. 9 Pet. 2. 5. b ch. 6. 9. Ps. 33. 18, 19. Prov. 10. 9. 2 l'et. 2. 9. c ver. 8. Lev. ch 11

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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.

5 f And Noah did according unto all that the LORD commanded him.

6 And Noah was six hundred years old when the flood of waters was upon the earth. 7 ¶ 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.

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The flood.

15 And they went in unto Noah into the ark, two and two of all flesh, wherein is the breath of life.

13 In the selfsame day 1entered 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;

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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.

17 P 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.

14 m 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 sort.

d Lev. 10. 10. Ezek. 44. 23. e ver. 12, 17. on the seventh day. h ch. 8. 2. Prov. 8. 28. & 8. 2. Ps. 78. 23. k ver. 4, 17. 1 ver. 1, 7. 2.5 m. ver. 2, 3, 8, 9. e Heb. wing. n ch.

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b Heb. blot out. fch. 6. 22. g ver. 1. c Or, Ezek. 26. 19. d Or, flood gates. i ch. 1. 7. ch. 6. 18. Heb. 11. 7. 1 Pet. 3. 20. 2 Pet. 6. 20. o ver. 2, 3. p ver. 4, 12. q Ps. 104. r Ps. 101. 6. Jer 3. 23. s ch. 6 13, 17. ver. 4. Job 22. 16 2 Esdr. 3, 9; 1). Wisd

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18 And the waters prevailed, and were increased 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.

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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 earth, 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.

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24 And the waters prevailed upon the earth an hundred and fifty days.

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The ark resteth on Ararat.

CHAP. IX.

Noah buildeth an altar

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4 And the ark rested in the seventh 17 Bring forth with thee every living month, on the seventeenth day of the thing that is with thee, of all flesh, both month. upon the mountains of Ararat. of fowl, and of cattle, and of every creep5 And the waters' decreased continually ing thing that creepeth upon the earth; until the tenth month: in the tenth month, that they may breed abundantly in the on the first day of the month, were the tops earth, and be fruitful, and multiply upon of the mountains seen. the earth.

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;

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.

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 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.

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.

14 And in the second month, on the se

Job 32. 37. a Heb. in going and returning. e ch. 7. 24. b Heb. were in going and decreasing, fch. & 16. e Heb, in going forth and returning. d Heb. caused her to come. Theh. 7. 15. ich. 1. 22 Heb. families. k Lev. ch. 11. 41.Cor. 215. Ephes. 5. 2 ƒ Heb. a savour of rest. mi ch. 3. 17. & 6. 17. g Or,

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God's covenant,

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signified by the rainbow. that moveth upon the earth, and upon all living creature of all flesh; and the wathe fishes of the sea; into your hand are ters shall no more become a flood to dethey delivered. stroy all flesh.

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3 Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat for you; even as the green herb have I given you all things.

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4 ' 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.

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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, m 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,

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9 And I, behold, I establish my covenant with you, and with your seed after you; 10 P 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.

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.

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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.

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23 And Shem and Japheth took a gar11 And I will establish my covenant ment, and laid it upon both their shoulwith you; neither shall all flesh be cut off ders, and went backward, and covered the 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:

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

e Deut. 12. 15. & 14. 3, 9, 11. Acts 10, 12, 13. d ch. 1. 29. e Rom. 14. 14, 20. 1 Cor. 10. 23, 26. Col. 2. 16. 1 Tim. 4. 3, 4, fLev. 17. 10, 11, 14. & 19. 26. Deut. 12. 23. 1 Sam. 14. 34. Acts 15. 20, 29. g Ex. 21. 28. h ch. 4. 9, 10. Ps. 9. 12. i Acts 17. 26. Exod. 21. 12, 14. Lev. 24. 17. Matt. 26. 52. Rev. 13. 10. 1 ch. 1. 27. m ver. 1, 19. & chì. 1. 28. n ch. 6. 18. o Isai. 54. 9 p Ps. 145. 9 q Isai. 54 9 r ch. 17. 11. s Rev.

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.

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

4. 3. t Ecclus. 43. 11, 12. u Exod. 28. 12. Lev. 26. 42, 45. Ezek. 16. 60. w ch. 17. 13, 19. x ch. 10. 6. a Heb. Chenaan. y ch. 5. 32. z ch. 10. 32. 1 Chron 1. 4, &c. a ch. 3. 19, 23. & 4. 2. Prov. 12. 11. b Prov. 20. 1. 1 Cor. 10. 12. c Exod. 20. 12 Gal. 6. 1 d Deut. 27. 16. e Josh. 9. 23. 1 Kings 9. 20, 21. f Ps. 144. 15. Hob. 11. 16. b Or ser vant to them. c Or, persuade. g Epl. 2, 13, 14. & 3. 6.

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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.

The generations of Noah. 2 The sons of Japheth. 6 The sons of Ham. 8 Nimrod the first monarch. 21 The sons of Shem. [BEFORE CHRIST 1998.]

NOW these are the generations of the sons of Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth: :*and unto them were sons born after the flood.

2 '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.

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15 ¶ And Canaan begat Sidon his first.. born, 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.

19 And the border of the Canaanites was from Sidon, as thou comest to Gerar, unto Gaza; as thou goest, unto Sodom, and Gomorrah, and Admah, and Zeboim, even unto Lasha.

20 These are the sons of Ham, after their families, after their tongues, in their countries, and in their nations.

21 Unto Shem also, the father of all the children of Eber, the brother of Japheth the elder, even to him were children born. k

22 The children of Shem; Elam, and Asshur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and

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

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

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

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

24 And Arphaxad begat h1 Salah; and Salah begat Eber.

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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.

26 And Joktan begat Almodad, and Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah,

27 And Hadoram, and Uzal, and Diklah 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 east.

31 These are the sons of Shem, after their families, after their tongues, in their lands, after their nations.

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32 These are the families of the sons of Noah, after their generations, in their

streets of the city. h 1 Chron. 1. 12. e Heb.Tridon. i ch. 13. 12, 14, 15, 17. & 15. 18 -21 Num. 34. 2-12. Josh. 12. 7, 8. f Heb. Azzah, k 1 Chron. 1. 17, &c. g Heb. Arpachshad h Heb. Shelah 1 ch. 11. 12. m 1 Chron. 1. 19 i That is, division.

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