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Holy Bible


The Old Testament



Newly tranflated out of the Original Tongues,

And with the former Translations diligently Compared and Revised, by His MAJESTIES fpecial Command.

Appointed to be read in Churches.


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Printed by the Affigns of John Bill and Christophe Barker, Printers to the Kings Moft Excellent Majefty. 1674.


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The first book of MOSES, called GENESIS.


creation of beaven and earth, 3 of the light, 6 of the firmament, 9 of the earth Separated from the waters, 12 and made fruitful, 14 of the fun, moon, and stars, 20 of fith and fow, 24 of beats and cattel, 26 of man in the image of God. 29 Allo the appointment of food.


N the beginning God created the

heaven and the earth.

2 And the earth was without form,and void,and darkness was upon the face of the deep: and the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. 3 And God faid, Let there be light: there was light.


4 And God faw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness. 5 And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night: and the evening and the morning were the first day.

6 And God faid, Let there be a firmament in the midft of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters..

7 And God made the firmament, and divi. ded the waters which were under the firm ment, from the waters which were above the firmament: and it was fo.

8 Aad God called the firmament Heaven: and the evening and the morning were the fecond day.

9 And God faid, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry-land appear: and it was fo.

10 And God called the dry-land Earth, and the gathering together of the waters called he Seas: and God faw that it was good.

11 And God faid. Let the earth bring forth grafs, the herb yielding feed, and the fruitTree yielding fruit, after his kind, whofe feed is in it felf, upon the earth: and it was fo,

bis kind: and God faw that it was good.

13 And the evening and the morning were the third day.

14 And God faid, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven, to divide the day from the night: and let them be for figns, and for feafons, and for days, and years.

15 And let them be for lights in the firmament of the heaven, to give light upon the earth and it was fo.

24 And God faid,Let the earth bring forth the living creature after his kind, cattel, and creeping thing, and beaft of the earth after his kind: and it was fo.

25 And God made the beaft of the earth after his kind, and cartel after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind: and God faw that it was good.

15 And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the leffer light to rule the night: be made the ftars alfo. 17 And God fet them in the firmament of the heaven, to give light upon the earth,

18 And to rule over the day and over the Right, and to divide the light from the darkneis: and God faw that it was good.

19 And the evening and the morning were the fourth day.

20 And God faid, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, and fowl that may flie above the earth in the open firmament of heaven.

26 And God faid, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have

dominion over the fifh of the fea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattel, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.

21 And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind: and God faw that it was good.

22 And God bleffed them, faying, Be fruitfal, and multiply, and fill the waters in the feas, and let fowl multiply in the earth.

23. And the evening and the morning were the ith day.

27 So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him: male and female created he them.

28 And God bleffed them, and God faid unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and repleni the earth, and fubdue it: and hive dominion over the fish of the fea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.

1 The first Sabbath. 4 The manner of the creation. 8 The planting of the garden of Eden 10 the river thereof. 17 The tree of knowledge onely forbidden. 19. 20 The naming of the creatures. 21 The making of woman, and inflitation of marriage. Hus were finish

29 And God faid, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing feed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding feed to you it fhall be for meat.

30 And to every beaft of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to every thing that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there is life, bave given every green herb for meat and it was fo.

12 And the earth brought forth grafs, and berb feed after his

yielding fruit, whofe feed was in it felf, after Ted, the heavens and the eart

31 And God faw every thing that he had made, and behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the fixth day. CHAT. II.

2 And on the feventh day God ended his work which he had made: and he refted on the feventh day from all his work which he had made.

3 And God bleffed the feventh day, and fan&ified it becaufe that in it he had refted from all his work, which God created and made.

4 Thefe are the generations of the hea vens and of the earth, when they were created in the day that the LORD God made the earth and the heavens,

And every plant of the field, before it was in the earth, and every herb of the field, before it grew for the LORD God had not cafed it to rain upon the earth,and there w not a man to till the ground.

6 But there went up a mit from the earth, and watered the whole face of the ground.

7 And the LORD God formed man of the duft of the ground, and breathed into his notrils the breath of life; and man became a living foul.

8 And the LORD God planted a garden eaft-ward in Eden; and there he put the man whom he had formed.

9 And out of the ground made the LORD God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the fight, and good for food: the tree of life allo in the midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.

10 And a river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads.

11 The name of the first is Pifont that is in A 2

Eve deceived.


it which compaffeth the whole land of Havi1th, where there is gold.

12 And the gold of that land is good: there is bdellium and the onyx ftone.

13 And the name of the fe, ond river is Gihon: the fame is it that compaffeth the whole Jard of Ethiopia.

And the name of the third river is Hiddekel that is it which goeth toward the east of Affyria. And the fourth river is Euphrates. 15 And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden, to drefs it and to keep it,

16 And the LORD God commanded the man, faying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayeft freely eat:

17 But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eated thereof, thou fhalt furely die.

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had made and he faid unto the womin, Yea, hath God faid, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?

2 And the woman faid unto the ferpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden:

3 But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath faid, Ye fhi not eat of it, neither hall ye touch it,left ye die.

Ine serpent curea.

from the prefence of the LORD God amongst the trees of the garden.

9 And the LORD God called unto Adam, and faid unto him, Where art thou!

10 And he faid, I heard, thy voice in the garden and I was afraid,because I was naked, and I hid my felf.

11 And he faid, Who told thee that thou wast naked' Haft thou eaten of the tree,whereof I commanded thee, that thou shouldest not eat?!

7 And the eyes of then both were opened, and they knew that they were naked and they fewed rg-leaves together, and made themfelves

12 And the man faid, The woman, whom thou gavest to be with me, the gave me of the tree, and I did eat.

13 And the LORD God faid unto the wo man, What is this that thou haft done? And the woman faid, The ferpent beguiled me, and I did cat.


8 And they heard the voice of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day and Adam and his wife hid themfelves

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Now the ferpent was me the LORD God from the garden of Eden, to till the ground,

from whence he was taken.

19 In the fweat of thy face halt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it waft thou taken for duft thoi art, and unto duft shalt thou return.

20 And Adam called his wives name Eve, becaufe he was the mother of all living.

21 Unto Adam alfo and to his wife did the LORD God make coats of skins, and clothed them.

22 And the LORD God, faid, Behold, the min is become as one of us, to know good and evil. And now left he put forth his hand, and take alfo of the tree of life, and eat, and live

for ever:

24 So he drove out the man and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden, Cherubims, and a flaming fword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life. CHAP. IV.

4 And the ferpent faid unto the woman, Ye fhall not die.

For God doth know, that in the day ye Aceived, and bare Cain, and faid, I have

Nd Adam knew Eve his wife: and the con

eat thereo, then your eyes fhall be ore ed: and ye fhall be as Gods, knowing good and evil.

6 And when the woman faw that the tree was good for food, and that it m pleasant to the eyes and a tree to be defined to make one wife; hetook of the fruit thereof,and did cat, and gave alfo unto her husband with her, and he did eat.

17he birth, trade, and religion of Cain and

Abel. 8 The murder of Abel. 11 The Curse of Cain. 17 Enorb the first city. 19 Lamech and his to wives. 25 The birth of Setb, 5 and Enos.

gotten a man from the LORD.

2 nd the again bare his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of weep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground

3 And in procefs of time it came to pass, thit Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering unto the LORD.

4 And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of has flock, and of the far hereon. And the LoD had refpe&t unto Abel, and to his offer ing

5 Fut unto Cair and to his offering he had not refpet. Ad Cain was very wroth, and his countenance feil.

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