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b ch. 9. 1, 7. Lev. 26. 9.

128.3, 4.

28 And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and Ps. 127. 3. & multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.

e ch. 9. S. Job 36. 31. Ps. 104. 14, 15. & 136. 25. & 146. 7. Acts 14. 17.


29 And God said, Behold, I have Heb. seeding given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.

30 And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to every thing that creepeth upon the +Heb. a living earth, wherein there is life, I have given every green herb for meat: and it was so.


d Ps. 145. 15, 16. & 147. 9.

e Job 38. 41. f Ps. 104. 24. 1 Tim. 4. 4.

a Ps. 35. 6.

b Ex. 20. 11. & 31. 17. Deut. 5. 14. Heb. 4. 4.

c Neh. 9. 14. Is. 58. 13.

he him; he them.

d ch. 1. 1. Ps. 90. 1, 2.

e ch. 1. 12. Ps. 104. 14.


of them.

2 "And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made.

3 And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which Heb, created God created and made.

to make.

f Job 38. 26, 27, 28. ch. 3. 23.

31 And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.


The first sabbath. 4 The history of the creation. 8 The planting of the garden of Eden, 10 and the river thereof. 17 The tree of knowledge only forbidden. 19 The naming of the creatures. The making of woman, and the institution of marriage.



And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be HUS the heavens and the earth alone; I will make him a help meet

T'were finished, and all the host for him.

4 T These are the generations of the heavens and of the earth when they were created, in the day that the LORD God made the earth and the heavens,

The garden of Eden.


6 But there went up a mist from B. C. 4004. the earth, and watered the whole face of the ground.

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up from, &c.

7 And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and 'man became a living soul. 8 T And the LORD God planted "a garden "eastward 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 sight, and good for food; the tree of life also 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 Pison: that is it which compasseth 'the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold; 12 And the gold of that land is good: "there is bdellium and the onyx stone. 13 And the name of the second river is Gihon: the same is it that compasseth the whole land of Ethiopia.

14 And the name of the third river is Hiddekel: that is it which goeth toward the east of Assyria. And the fourth river is Euphrates.

15 And the LORD God took the|| Or, Adam. man, and put him into the garden y ver. 8. of Eden to dress it and to keep it.

16 And the LORD God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest 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 eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.

Heb. dust of the ground.


ch. 3. 19, 23.

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20 And Adam †gave names to all Heb, called cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the field; but for Adam there was not found a help meet for him.

1 Sam. 26. 12

21 And the LORD God caused a 'deep ch. 15. 12. sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept; and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof.

22 And the rib, which the LORD God had taken from man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the


⚫ Ps. 8. 6.

See ch. 6. 20.

+ Heb. build ed.

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Prov. 18. 22. Heb. 13. 4

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h ch. 29. 14.

Judg. 9. 2.
2 Sam. 5. 1.
19. 13.
Eph. 5, 30.

i1 Cor. 11. 8.

I ch 31. 15

P. 45. 10.
Mat. 19. 5.

Mark 10, 7. 1 Cor. 6, 16. Eph. 5. 31.

1 ch. 8. 7, 10,


Ex. 32. 25. la 47.3.

• Rev. 12. 9. & 20.2. Matt. 10. 16. 2 Cor. 11. 3. + Heb. Yea, because, &c.

ch. 2. 17.

4 ver. 13. 2 Cor. 11. S.

1 Tim. 2, 14.

⚫ver. 7.

Acts 26, 18.

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3 But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die.

4 And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die:


5 For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened; and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.



6 And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that Heb. a de- it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, 1 Tim. 2. 14. she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat.

& ver. 12, 17. h ver. 5. ich. 2. 25.


23 And Adam said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of man. 24 Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.

Heb, wind Job 31. 33. Jer. 23, 24. Amos 9. 3.

25 And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not in ashamed.


The serpent deceiveth Eve. 6 Man's shameful fall. 9 God arraigneth them. 14 The serpent is cursed. 15 The promised seed. 16 The punishment of mankind. 21 Their first clothing. 22 They are driven out of paradise. OW a

tile than any beast of the field | which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?

2 And the woman said unto the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden:

16 Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; "in sorrow thou shalt

the was more sub- forth and thy desire


gird about. Job 38. 1.

7 And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves toOr, things together, and made themselves aprons. 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 themselves from the presence of the LORD God amongst the trees of the garden.

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

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Their punishment.

2 Cor. 11. 3. 1 Tim. 2. 14.


13 And the LORD God said unto the B. C. 4004. woman, What is this that thou hast done? And the woman said, "The over. 4. serpent beguiled me, and I did eat. 14 And the LORD God said Puntop Ex. 21. 29, the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust 9 T. 65, 25, shalt thou eat all the days of thy life: 15 And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between 'thy seed and 'her seed; 'it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.

Mic. 7. 17.

11 And he said, Who told thee that

ach. 2. 18. Job 31. 33.

12 And the man said, "The woman Prov, 28. 13. whom thou gavest to be with me, she

gave me of the tree, and I did eat.

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thou wast naked! Hast thou eaten of AND Adam knew Eve his wife; and

tree, whereof I commanded thee that thou shouldest not eat?

she conceived, and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the LORD.

r Matt. 3. 7. & 13. 38. & 23. 33. John 8. 44. Acts 13. 10. 1 John 3. 8.

2 And she again bare his brother + Abel. And Abel was a keeper of


Rom. 16. 20. Col. 2. 15. Heb. 2. 14. 1 John 5. 5. Rev. 12.7,17. u Ps. 48. 6. Is. 13. 8. & 21. 3. John 16. 21. 1 Tim. 2. 15.

w ch. 4. 7.

+ Heb. cause

to bud.

x 1 Cor. 11. 3. & 14. 34.

Eph. 5. 22,

23, 24.

1 Tim. 2. 11, 12. Tit. 2. 5. 1 Pet.3.1,5,6. y1 Sam. 15. 25.

22 ¶ And the LORD God said, 'Behold, the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil: and now, leste he put forth his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever:


z ver. 6.

That is,

a ch. 2. 17.

b Ecc. 1. 2, 3. Is. 24. 5, 6.

Rom. 8. 20.

© Job 5.7. Ecc. 2. 23.

23 Therefore the LORD God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, 1 to till the ground from whence he was taken. 24 So he drove out the man: and he placed at the east of the garden of ver. 5. Eden "cherubim, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.

Like Is. 19. 12. & 47. 12, 13. Jer.22.23. k ch. 26.

d Job 31. 40.

Ps. 104. 14.
Ecc. 1. 13.

2 Thess. 3. 10.

g ch. 2. 7.

h Job 21. 26. & 34. 15. Ps. 104. 29. Ecc. 3. 20. & 12. 7. Rom. 5. 12 Heb. 9. 27.

1 ch. 4. 2. & 9. 20.

m ch. 2. 8.

n Ps. 104. 4. Heb. 1. 7.


That is, Gotten, or, Acquired

Heb. Hebel. + Heb. a feeder.

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Or, Mine iniquity is greater than that it may be forgiven. k Job 15, 2024.

1 Ps. 51. 11.

m ch. 9. 6. Num. 35. 19, 21, 27.


n Ps. 79. 12.

o Ez. 9. 4, 6.

i Heb. 12. 24. Rev. 6. 10.

Heb. bloods.t blood ground.

5 But unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell. 6 And the LORD said unto Cain, Why art thou wroth? and why is thy countenance fallen?

7 If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door: and "unto thee shall be his desire, and thou shalt rule over him.

† Heb. Chanoch.

q Ps. 49. 11.

8 T And Cain talked with Abel his brother and it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and 'slew him.

9 And the LORD said unto Cain, Where is Abel thy brother? And he said, I know not: Am I my brother's keeper?

10 And he said, What hast thou done? the voice of thy, brother's crieth unto me from the

15 And the LORD said unto him, Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain, vengeance shall be taken on him " sevenfold. And the LORD set a mark upon Cain, lest any finding him should kill him.


and Irad begat Mehujael and Me-
hujael begat Methusael: and Methu-
sael begat + Lamech.

19 And Lamech took unto him
two wives: the name of the one was
Adah, and the name of the other

11 And now art thou cursed from
the earth, which hath opened her
mouth to receive thy brother's blood
from thy hand.

12 When thou tillest the ground, it
shall not henceforth yield unto thee
her strength; a fugitive and a vaga-ion of Adam.

bond shalt thou be in the earth.

13 And Cain said unto the LORD, I My punishment is greater than I can bear.

14 Behold, thou hast driven me out this day from the face of the earth; and from thy face shall I be hid; and I shall be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; and it shall come to pass, that every one that findeth me shall slay me.


Lamech and his wives.

p2 Kings 13. 23. & 21. 20.


And Cain Pwent out from the Jer. 23. 39. & presence of the LORD, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden. 17 And Cain knew his wife; and she conceived, and bare Enoch: and he builded a city, and called the name of the city, after the name of his son, Enoch. 18 And unto Enoch was born Irad: died.

20 And Adah bare Jabal: he was the father of such as dwell in tents, and of such as have cattle.

21 And his brother's name was Jubal: he was the 'father of all such Rom. 4. 11, as handle the harp and organ.


22 And Zillah, she also bare Tubalcain, an instructor of every artificer Heb.whetter. in brass and iron: and the sister of Tubal-cain was Naamah.

23 And Lamech said unto his wives, Adah and Zillah, hear my voice; ye wives of Lamech, hearken unto my speech: for I have slain a man to Or, I would my wounding, and a young man my hurt.


slay a man in my wound. || Or, in my hurt.

s ver. 15.

24 If Cain shall be avenged sevenfold, truly Lamech seventy and sevenfold.

25 ¶ And Adam knew his wife again;
and she bare a son, and called his
name Seth: For God, said she, hath
appointed me another seed instead of
Abel, whom Cain slew.

26 And to Seth, "to him also there
was born a son; and he called his
name Enos: then began men
call upon the name of the LORD.


The genealogy, age, and death of the patriarchs from
Adam unto Noah, including the translation of

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3874. tch. 5. 3. That is, Appointed, or, Put. Heb. Sheth.

u ch. 5. 6. 3769. Heb. Enosh.

to Or, to call

6 And Seth lived a hundred and five years, and begat Enos:


7 And Seth lived after he begat Enos eight hundred and seven years, and begat sons and daughters:

8 And all the days of Seth were nine hundred and twelve years: and he

themselves by the name of the LORD.

w 1 Kings 18.

24. Ps. 116.

In the day that
THIS is the book of the genera-
God created man, in the likeness of
God made he him;

2 Male and female created he them; ch. 1. 27.
and blessed them, and called their
name Adam. in the day when they
were created.

3 ¶ And Adam lived a hundred and thirty years, and begat a son in his own likeness, after his image; and d called his name Seth:

4 And the days of Adam after he had begotten Seth were eight hundred years: 'and he begat sons and fch. 1. 28. daughters:

5 And all the days that Adam lived were nine hundred and thirty years: and he died.

17. Joel 2.32.
Zeph. 3. 9.
1 Cor. 1. 2.


a 1 Chr. 1. 1. Luke 3. 38. b ch. 1. 26.


d ch. 4. 25.

e 1 Chr. 1. 1, &c.

g ch. 3. 19.

Heb. 9. 27. 3769. h ch. 4. 26.

The genealogy of the patriarchs.

B. C. 3679.

↑ Heb. Kenan.


† Gr. MaleLeel,

9 ¶ And Enos lived ninety years, and begat + Cainan :


10 And Enos lived after he begat
Cainan eight hundred and fifteen
years, and begat sons and daughters: The wickedness of the world, which provoked God's
11 And all the days of Enos were
nine hundred and five years: and he

wrath, and caused the flood. 8 Noah findeth grace.
14 The order, form, and end of the ark.

12 ¶ And Cainan lived seventy years,
and begat+Mahalaleel :

13 And Cainan lived after he begat Mahalaleel eight hundred and forty years, and begat sons and daughters: 14 And all the days of Cainan were nine hundred and ten years: and he died.


15 ¶ And Mahalaleel lived sixty and Heb. Jered. five years, and begat +Jared :

16 And Mahalaleel lived after he begat Jared eight hundred and thirty years, and begat sons and daughters: 17 And all the days of Mahalaleel were eight hundred ninety and five years: and he died.

18 T And Jared lived a hundred sixty and two years, and he begat Jade 14, 15. Enoch:


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19 And Jared lived after he begat Enoch eight hundred years, and begat sons and daughters:


20 And all the days of Jared were nine hundred sixty and two years: and he died.


23 And all the days of Enoch were three hundred sixty and five years:

24 And Enoch walked with God: and he was not; for God took him.

25 And Methuselah lived a hundred eighty and seven years, and begat + Lamech :

27 And all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred sixty and nine years and he died.

28 T And Lamech lived a hundred eighty and two years, and begat a son: That is, 29 And he called his name Noah, Rest, or, Comfort. saying, This same shall comfort us concerning our work and toil of our nch & 17. & hands, because of the ground which the LORD hath cursed."

30 And Lamech lived after he begat Noah five hundred ninety and five years, and begat sons and daughters: 31 And all the days of Lamech were seven hundred seventy and seven years: and he died.

26 And Methuselah lived after he begat Lamech seven hundred eighty and two years, and begat sons and daughters:

The wickedness of the world.

32 And Noah was five hundred years B. C. 2448. old and Noah begat "Shem, Ham, and Japheth.




began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them,

2 That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose.



23. 19. 1 Sam. 15. 11, 29.

3 And the LORD said, My Spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be a hundred and twenty years. 4 There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when See Num. 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 Or thoughts of his heart was only evil + continually.

2 Sam. 24. 16. Mal. 3, 6, James 1. 17.


whole imagination. The Hebrew word signifieth not only the imagination, but also the purposes and desires. † Heb. every day.

Heb. from

man unto beast.

n ch. 6. 10.

0 ch. 10. 21.

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a ch. 1. 28.

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.


These are the generations of Noah: Noah was a just man and perfect in his generations, and Noah | Or, upright. walked with God.

i ch. 7. 1.

Ez. 14. 14, 20.
Rom. 1. 17.
Heb. 11. 7.
2 Pet. 2. 5.

b Deut. 7. 3, 4.

Gal. 5. 16,

17. 1 Pet. 3. 19, 20.

& Ps. 78. 39.

e ch. 8. 21.
Deut. 29. 19.

Prov. 6. 18.
Matt. 15. 19.

15 And this is the fashion which thou shalt make it of: The length of the ark shall be three hundred


g Is. 63. 10. Eph. 4. 30.


10 And Noah begat three sons, 'Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

k ch. 5. 22.

11 The earth also was corrupt mbefore God; and the earth was filled 1 ch. 5. 32. with violence.

ch. 19. 19.

Ex. 33. 12,

13, 16, 17. Luke 1.30. Acts 7. 46.

m ch. 7. 1. &

10.9. & 13. 13. 2 Chr. 34. 27. Luke 1.6. Rom. 2. 13. & 3. 19.

n Ez. 8. 17. & 28. 16.

Hab. 2. 8, 17.

a ch. 18. 21.

13 And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence P. 14.2.& 3. through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth.


14 Make thee an ark of gopher wood; rooms shalt thou make in the ark, and shalt pitch it within and without with pitch.

|| Or, from the earth.

Heb. nests.

Ez. 7. 2, 3, 6,
Amos 8. 2.

1 Pet. 4. 7.

q ver. 17.

Noah entereth the ark.

B. C. 2448.

r ver. 18. ch.7. 4, 21, 22, 23. 2 Pet. 2. 5.

u ch. 7. 9, 15. See ch. 2. 19.

w Heb. 11.7. See Ex.40.16. I ch. 7.5, 9, 16.

1 Pet. S. 20.

18 But with thee will I establish my ch. 7. 1,7, 13. covenant; and thou shalt come into the ark, thou, and thy sons, and thy wife, and thy sons' wives with thee.

2 Pet. 2. 5.


19 And of every living thing of all t ch. 7. 8, 9, 15, flesh, two of every sort shalt thou bring into the ark, to keep them alive with thee; they shall be male and female.

2349. a ver. 7, 13. Matt. 24. 38. Luke 17. 26. Heb. 11. 7. 1 Pet. 3. 20. 2 Pet. 2. 5.

† Heb. seven


b ch. 6. 9. Ps. 33. 18, 19. Prov. 10. 9. 2 Pet. 2. 9. e ver. 8. Lev. ch. 11. d Lev. 10. 10. Ez. 44. 23.

e ver. 12, 17.

† Heb. blot out.

f ch. 6. 22.

5 ver. 1.

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.


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.

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The flood of waters.

8 Of clean beasts, and of beasts that B. C. 2349. 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. 10 And it came to pass "after seven days, that the waters of the flood were upon the earth. 11 In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of h ch. 8. 2. the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened. 12 *And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights.

Prov. 8. 28.
Ez. 26. 19.

|| Or, flood-

13 In the selfsame day entered 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;

14 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.

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


|| Or, on the seventh day.

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19 And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills, that were under the whole heaven, were covered.

1 Pet. 3. 20.

2 Pet. 2. 5.

m ver. 2, 3, 8,


+ Heb. wing.

n ch. 6. 20.

16 And they that went in, went in male and female of all flesh, as God ver. 2, 3. had commanded him and the LORD shut him in.

17 PAnd the flood was forty days p ver. 4, 12. upon the earth; and the waters in

bare the ark, and it was lifted up above the earth. 18 And the waters prevailed, and were increased greatly upon the earth; and the ark went upon the Ps. 104. 25. face of the waters.

r Ps. 104. 6. Jer. 3. 23.

20 Fifteen cubits upward did the waters prevail; and the mountains were covered.

ver. 4.

21 And all flesh died that moved ch. 6. 18, 17. 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 :

Job 22. 16.
Matt. 24. 39.
Luke 17. 27.
2 Pet. 3. 6.

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.

t ch. 2. 7.

Heb. the breath of the spirit of life.

u 1 Pet. S. 20.

2 Pet. 2. 5. & 3.6.

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