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The first sabbath.

GENESIS, II, III. The serpent deceiveth Eve. to every fowl of the air, and to every thing, and put him into the garden of Eden to that creepeth upon the earth, wherein dress it and to keep it. there is life, I have given every green

16 And the LORD God commanded the herb for meat: and it was so.

man, saying, Of every tree of the garden 31 And God saw every thing that he thou mayest freely eat: had made, and, behold, it was very good. 17 But of the tree of the knowledge of And the evening and the morning were good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: the sixth day.

for in the day that thou eatest thereof CHAP. II.

thou shalt surely die. 1 The first sabbath.

18 1 And the Lord God said, It is not The planting of the garden of Eden, 10 and the river good that the man should be alone; I 19, 20 The naming of the creatures. 21 The mak- will make him an help meet for him. ing of woman, and institution of marriage.

19 And out of the ground the Lord God NHUS the heavens and the earth were formed every beast of the field, and every

finished, and all the host of them. fowl of the air; and brought them unto 2 And on the seventh day God ended Adam to see what he would call them : his work which he had made ; and he and whatsoever Adam called every living rested on the seventh day from all his creature, that was the name thereof. work which he had made.

20 And Adam gave names to all cattle, 3 And God blessed the seventh day, and to the fowl of the air, and to every and sanctified it: because that in it he beast of the field; but for Adam there had rested from all his work which God was not found an help meet for him. created and made.

21 And the LORD God caused a deep 4 | These are the generations of the sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept : heavens and of the earth when they were and he took one of his ribs, and closed created, in the day that the LORD God up the flesh instead thereof; made the earth and the heavens,

22 And the rib, which the LORD God 5 And every plant of the field before it had taken from man, made he a woman, was in the earth, and every herb of the and brought her unto the man. field before it grew: for the Lord God 23 And Adam said, This is now bone of had not caused it to rain upon the earth, my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she and there was not a man to till the ground. shall be called Woman, because she was

6 But there went up a mist from the taken out of Man. earth, and watered the whole face of the 24 Therefore shall man leave his faground.

ther and his mother, and shall cleave un7 And the LORD God formed man of to his wife: and they shall be one flesh. the dust of the ground, and breathed 25 And they were both naked, the man into his nostrils the breath of life; and and his wife, and were not ashamed. man became a living soul.

CHAP. III. 8 1 And the LORD God planted a gar

1 The serpent deceireth Eve. 6_Man's shameful fall. den eastward in Eden; and there he put 9 God arruigneth them. 14 The serpent is cursed. the man whom he had formed.

15 The promised seed. 16 The punishment of man.

kind. 21. Their first clothing. 22 Their casting out 9 And out of the ground made the LORD of paradise. God to grow every tree that is pleasant to COW the serpent was more subtil life also in the midst of the garden, and the Lord God had made. And he said the tree of knowledge of good and evil. unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye

10 And a river went out of Eden to shall not eat of every tree of the garden? water the garden; and from thence it 2 And the woman said unto the serwas parted, and became into four heads. pent, We may eat of the fruit of the

11 The name of the first is Pison: that trees of the garden: is it which compasseth the whole land 3 But of the fruit of the tree which is of Havilah, where there is gold;

in the midst of the garden, God hath 12 And the gold of that land' is good: said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall there is bdellium and the onyx stone.

ye touch it, lest

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die. 13 And the name of the second river 4 And the serpent said unto the wois Gihon: the same is it that compasseth man, Ye shall not surely die: the whole land of Ethiopia.

5 For God doth know that in the day 14 And the name of the third river is ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be Hiddekel: that is it which goeth toward opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowthe east of Assyria. And the fourth ri- ing good and evil. ver is Euphrates.

6 And when the woman saw that the 15 And the Lord God took the man, tree was good for food, and that it was

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The murder of Abel.

The fall of man.

GENESIS, IV.

The murder of Abel. pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be the LORD God make coats of skins, and desired to make one wise, she took of the clothed them. fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also 22 1 And the Lord God said, Behold, unto her husband with her; and he did the man is become as one of us, to know eat.

good and evil : and now, lest he put forth 7 And the eyes of them both were open- his hand, and take also of the tree of ed, and they knew that they were naked; life, and eat, and live for ever : and they sewed fig leaves together, and 23 Therefore the LORD God sent him made themselves aprons.

forth from the garden of Eden, to till 8 And they heard the voice of the LORD the ground from whence he was taken. God walking in the garden in the cool 24 So he drove out the man; and he of the day: and Adam and his wife hid placed at the east of the garden of Eden themselves from the presence of the LORD Cherubims, and a flaming sword which God amongst the trees of the garden. turned every way, to keep the way of

9 And the LORD God called unto Adam, the tree of life. and said unto him, Where art thou?

CHAP. IV. 10 And he said, I heard thy voice in 1 The birth, trade, and religion of Cain and Abel. 8 the garden, and I was afraid, because I

il The curse of Cain. 17

Enoch the first city. 19 Lamech and his two wives. was naked; and I hid myself.

25 The birth of Seth, 26 and Enos. hou And the said was told there that Ashe Adare knew abgebais wifen

; and the tree, whereof I commanded thee that said, I have gotten a man from the Lord. thou shouldest not eat?

2 And she again bare his brother Abel. 12 And the man said, The woman whom And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but thou gavest to be with me, she gave me Cain was a tiller of the ground. of the tree, and I did eat.

3 And in process of time it came to 13 And the Lord God said unto the wo- pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of man, What is this that thou hast done? | the ground an offering unto the Lord. And the woman said, The serpent be- 4 And Abel, he also brought of the firstguiled me, and I did eat.

lings of his flock and of the fat thereof. 14 And the LORD God said unto the And the Lord had respect unto Abel serpent, Because thou hast done this, and to his offering : thou art cursed above all cattle, and a- 5 But unto Cain and to his offering he bove every beast of the field; upon thy had not respect. And Cain was very belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou wroth, and his countenance fell. eat all the days of thy life:

6 And the Lord said unto Cain, Why 15 And I will put enmity between thee art thou wroth ? and why is thy counteand the woman, and between thy seed nance fallen ? and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, 7 If thou doest well, shalt thou not be and thou shalt bruise his heel.

accepted ? and if thou doest not well, sin 16 Unto the woman he said, I will great- lieth at the door. And unto thee shall be ly multiply thy sorrow and thy concep- his desire, and thou shalt rule over him. tion; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth 8 And Cain talked with Abel his brochildren; and thy desire shall be to thy ther: and it came to pass, when they were husband, and he shall rule over thee. in the field, that Cain rose up against 17 And unto Adam he said, Because Abel his brother, and slew him. thou hast hearkened unto the voice of 9 1 And the LORD said unto Cain, thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of Where is Abel thy brother? And he said, which I commanded thee, saying, Thou I know not: Am I my brother's keeper? shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground 10 And he said, What hast thou done? for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat the voice of thy brother's blood crieth of it all the days of thy life;

unto me from the ground. 18 Thorns also and thistles shall it 11 And now art thou cursed from the bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat earth, which hath opened her mouth to rethe herb of the field;

ceive thy brother's blood from thy hand; 19 In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat 12 When thou tillest the ground, it bread, till thou return unto the ground; shall not henceforth yield unto thee her for out of it wast thou taken : for dust strength; a fugitive and a vagabond shalt thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return. thou be in the earth.

20 And Adam called his wife's name 13 And Cain said unto the Lord, My Eve; because she was the mother of all punishment is greater than I can bear.

14 Behold, thou hast driven me out this 21 Unto Adam also and to his wife did day from the face of the earth; and from

living

The genealogy, age, &c.
GENESIS, V.

of the patriarchs. thy face shall I be hid; and I shall be begotten Seth were eight hundred years: a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; and he begat sons and daughters : and it shall come to pass, that every one 5 And all the days that Adam lived that findeth me shall slay me.

were nine hundred and thirty years : and 15 And the LORD said unto him, There- he died. fore whosoever slayeth Cain, vengeance 6 And Seth lived an hundred and five shall be taken on him sevenfold. And years, and begat Enos : the Lord set a mark upon Cain, lest 7 And Seth lived after he begat Enos any finding him should kill him.

eight hundred and seven years, and be16 1 And Cain went out from the pre- gat sons and daughters : sence of the LORD, and dwelt in the land 8 And all the days of Seth were nine of Nod, on the east of Eden.

hundred and twelve years : and he died. 17 And Cain knew his wife; and she 9 $ And Enos lived ninety years, and conceived, and bare Enoch: and he build- begat Cainan: ed a city, and called the name of the city, 10 And Enos lived after he begat Cainan after the name of his son, Enoch. eight hundred and fifteen years, and be

18 And unto Enoch was born Irad: and gat sons and daughters : Irad begat Mehujael: and Mehujael begat 11 And all the days of Enos were nine Methusael: and Methusael begat Lamech. hundred and five years : and he died.

19 | And Lamech took unto him two 12 I And Cainan lived seventy years, wives : the name of the one was Adah, and begat Mahalaleel : and the name of the other Zillah.

13 And Cainan lived after he begat Ma20 And Adah bare Jabal: he was the halaleel eight hundred and forty years, father of such as dwell in tents, and of and begat sons and daughters : such as have cattle.

14 And all the days of Cainan were nine 21 And his brother's name was Jubal: hundred and ten years : and he died. he was the father of all such as handle 15 | And Mahalaleel lived sixty and the harp and organ,

five years, and begat Jared : 22 And Zillah, she also bare Tubal- 16 And Mahalaleel lived after he begat cain, an instructer of every artificer in Jared eight hundred and thirty years, brass and iron : and the sister of Tubal- and begat sons and daughters : cain was Naamah.

17 And all the days of Mahalaleel were 23 And Lamech said unto his wives, A- eight hundred ninety and five years: and dah and Zillah, Hear my voice; ye wives he died. of Lamech, hearken unto my speech : for *18 I And Jared lived an hundred sixty I have slain a man to my wounding, and and two years, and he begat Enoch : a young man to my hurt.

19 And Jared lived after he begat Enoch 24 If Cain shall be avenged sevenfold, eight hundred years, and begat sons and truly

Lamech seventy and sevenfold. daughters : 25 1 And Adam knew his wife again; 20 And all the days of Jared were nine and she bare a son, and called his name hundred sixty and two years: and he died. Seth: For God, said she, hath appointed 21 & And Enoch lived sixty and five me another seed instead of Abel, whom years, and begat Methuselah: Cain slew.

22 And Enoch walked with God after 26 And to Seth, to him also there was he begat Methuselah three hundred years, born a son; and he called his name and begat sons and daughters: Enos: then began men to call upon the 23 And all the days of Enoch were name of the Lord.

three hundred sixty and five years: CHAP. V.

24 And Enoch walked with God: and 1 The genealogy, age, and death of the patriarchs from he was not; for God took him. Adam unto Noah. 24 The godliness and translation

25 And Methuselah lived an hundred TH THIS is the book of the generations eighty and seven years, and begat Lamech:

of Adam. In the day that God cre- 26 And Methuselah lived after he beated man, in the likeness of God made gat Lamech seven hundred eighty and he him ;

two years, and begat sons and daughters : 2 Male and female created he them; 27 And all the days of Methuselah were and blessed them, and called their name nine hundred sixty and nine years; and Adam, in the day when they were created. he died.

31 And Adam lived an hundred and 28 | And Lamech lived an hundred thirty years, and begat a son in his own eighty and two years, and begat a son: likeness, after his image ; and called his 29 Ånd he called his name Noah, sayname Seth:

ing, This same shall comfort us con4 And the days of Adam after he had | cerning our work and toil of our hands,

of Enoch.

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The wickedness of the world. GENESIS, VI, VII. Noah entereth into the ark. because of the ground which the LORD 15 And this is the fashion which thou hath cursed.

shalt make it of: The length of the ark 30 And Lamech lived after he begat shall be three hundred cubits, the breadth Noah five hundred ninety and five years, of it fifty, cubits, and the height of it and begat sons and daughters:

thirty cubits. 31 And all the days of Lamech were 16 A window shalt thou make to the seven hundred seventy and seven years: ark, and in a cubit shalt thou finish it and he died.

above; and the door of the ark shalt thou 32 And Noah was five hundred years set in the side thereof; with lower, second, old: and Noah begat Shem, Ham, and and third stories shalt thou make it. Japheth.

17 And, behold, I, even I, do bring a CHAP. VI.

flood of waters upon the earth, to destroy 1 The wickedness of the world, which provoked God's all flesh, wherein is the breath of life, mergth, and caused the flood. 8 Noah findeth grace. 14 The order, form, and end of the ark.

from under heaven; and every thing that ND it came to pass, when men began is in the earth shall die.

18 But with thee will I establish my and daughters were born unto them, covenant; and thou shalt come into the

2 That the sons of God saw the daugh- ark, thou, and thy sons, and thy wife, ters of men that they were fair; and they and thy sons' wives with thee. took them wives of all which they chose. 19 And of every living thing of all flesh,

3 And the LORD said, My spirit shall two of every sort shalt thou bring into not always strive with man, for that he the ark, to keep them alive with thee; also is flesh: yet his days shall be an they shall be male and female. hundred and twenty years.

20 Of fowls after their kind, and of 4 There were giants in the earth in cattle after their kind, of every creeping those days; and also after that, when the thing of the earth after his kind, two of sons of God came in unto the daughters every sort shall come unto thee, to keep of men, and they bare children to them, them alive. the same became mighty men which were 21 And take thou unto thee of all food of old, men of renown.

that is eaten, and thou shalt gather it to 5 And God saw that the wickedness thee; and it shall be for food for thee, of man was great in the earth, and that and for them. every imagination of the thoughts of his 22 Thus did Noah; according to all heart was only evil continually.

that God commanded him, so did he. 6 And it repented the Lord that he

CHAP. VII. had made man on the earth, and it griev- 1 Noah, with his family, and the living creatures,

enter into the ark. 17 The beginning, increase, ed him at his heart.

and continuance of the flood. 7 And the LORD said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of AND the Lord said unto Noah, Come

thou and all thy house into the ark; the earth; both man, and beast, and the for thee have I seen righteous before me creeping thing, and the fowls of the air; in this

generation. for it repenteth me that I have made them.

2 Of every clean beast thou shalt take 8 But Noah found grace in the eyes of to thee by sevens, the male and his fethe LORD.

male: and of beasts that are not clean 9! These are the generations of Noah : by two, the male and his female. Noah was a just man and perfect in his 3 Of fowls also of the air by sevens, generations, and Noah walked with God. the male and the female; to keep seed

10 And Noah begat three sons, Shem, alive upon the face of all the earth. Ham, and Japheth.

4 For yet seven days, and I will cause 11 The earth also was corrupt before it to rain upon the earth forty days and God, and the earth was filled with vio- forty nights; and every living substance lence.

that I have made will I destroy from 12 And God looked upon the earth, and, off the face of the earth. bebold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had 5 And Noah did according unto all corrupted his way upon the earth. that the LORD commanded him.

13 And God said unto Noah, The end of 6 And Noah was six hundred years all flesh is come before me; the earth is old when the flood of waters was upon filled with violence through them; and, the earth. behold, I will destroy them with the earth. 9 9 And Noah went in, and his sons,

14. Make thee an ark of gopher wood; and his wife, and his sons' wives with rooms shalt thou make in the ark, and him, into the ark, because of the waters shalt pitch it within and without with of the flood. pitch.

8 Of clean beasts, and of beasts that

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The beginning of the flood. GENESIS, VIII.

The waters asswage. are not clean, and of fowls, and of every

CHAP. VIII. thing that creepeth upon the earth,

1 The waters asswage. 4 The ark resteth on Are

rat. 7 The raven and the dove. 15 Noah, being 9 There went in two and two unto Noah

commanded, 18 goeth forth of the ark. 20 He into the ark, the male and the female,

buildeth an altar, and offereth sacrifice, 21 which

God accepteth, and promiseth to curse the earth no as God had commanded Noah.

had And it came to pass after seven days A Neper Glad i remembered Noah and the earth.

tle that was with him in the ark : and 11 9 In the six hundredth year of Noah's God made a wind to pass over the earth, life, in the second month, the seventeenth and the waters asswaged ; day of the month, the same day were all 2 The fountains also of the deep and the fountains of the great deep broken the windows of heaven were stopped, and up, and the windows of heaven were the rain from heaven was restrained; opened.

3 And the waters returned from off the 12 And the rain was upon the earth earth continually: and after the end of forty days and forty nights.

the hundred and fifty days the waters 13 In the selfsame day entered Noah, were abated. and Shem, and Ham, and Japheth, the 4 And the ark rested in the seventh sons of Noah, and Noah's wife, and the month, on the seventeenth day of the three wives of his sons with them, into month, upon the mountains of Ararat. the ark;

5 And the waters decreased continu. 14 They, and every beast after his kind, ally until the tenth month: in the tenth and all the cattle after their kind, and month, on the first day of the month, every creeping thing that creepeth upon were the tops of the mountains seen. the earth after his kind, and every fowl 6 1 And it came to pass at the end of after his kind, every bird of every sort. forty days, that Noah opened the win

15 And they went in unto Noah into dow of the ark which he had made: the ark, two and two of all flesh, where- 7 And he sent forth a raven, which in is the breath of life.

went forth to and fro, until the waters 16 And they that went in, went in male were dried up from off the earth. and female of all flesh, as God had com- m-8 Also he sent forth a dove from him, manded him: and the LORD shut him in to see if the waters were abated from off 17 And the flood was forty days upon the face of the ground; the earth; and the waters increased, and 9 But the dove found no rest for the bare up the ark, and it was lift up above sole of her foot, and she returned unto the earth.

him into the ark, for the waters were on 18 And the waters prevailed, and were the face of the whole earth : then he put increased greatly upon the earth; and the forth his hand, and took her, and pulled ark went upon the face of the waters. her in unto him into the ark.

19 And the waters prevailed exceed- 10 And he stayed yet other seven days; ingly upon the earth; and all the high and again he sent forth the dove out of hills, that were under the whole heaven, the ark; were covered.

11 And the dove came in to him in the 20 Fifteen cubits upward did the wa- evening; and, lo, in her mouth was an ters prevail; and the mountains were olive leaf pluckt off: so Noah knew that covered.

the waters were abated from off the earth. 21 And all flesh died that moved upon 12 And he stayed yet other seven days; the earth, both of fowl, and of cattle, and sent forth the dove; which returned and of beast, and of every creeping thing not again unto him any more. that creepeth upon the earth, and every 13 1 And it came to pass in the six hun

dredth and first year, in the first month, 22 All in whose nostrils was the breath the first day of the month, the waters of life, of all that was in the dry land, were dried up from off the earth: and died.

Noah removed the covering of the ark, 23 And every living substance was de- and looked, and, behold, the face of the stroyed which was upon the face of the ground was dry. ground, both man, and cattle, and the 14 And in the second month, on the creeping things, and the fowl of the hea- seven and twentieth day of the month, ven; and they were destroyed from the was the earth dried. earth: and Noah only remained alive,

15 | And God spake unto Noah, saying, and they that were with him in the ark. 16 Go forth of the ark, thou, and thy

24 And the waters prevailed upon the wife, and thy sons, and thy sons' wives earth an hundred and fifty days.

with thee.

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