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The first sabbath.
Marriage instituted. that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there good that the man should be alone: I will is life, I have given every green herb for make him an help meet for him. meat, and it was so.
19 And out of the ground the LORD God 31 And God saw every thing that he had formed every beast of the field, and every made, and behold, it was very good. And fowl of the air, and brought them unto Adam, the evening and the morning were the sixth to see what he would call them: and whatday.
soever Adam called every living creature, CHAP. II.
that was the name thereof. MTHUS the heavens and the earth were 20 And Adam gave names to all cattle, I finished, and all the host of them. and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast
2 And on the seventh day God ended his of the field: but for Adam there was not work which he had made; and he rested found an help meet for him. on the seventh day from all his work which 21 [ And the Lord God caused a deep he had made.
sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept; and 3 And God blessed the seventh day, and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the sanctified it: because that in it he had rested flesh instead thereof; from all his work which God created and 22 And the rib, which the LORD God had made.
taken from man, made he a woman, and 4 1 These are the generations of the brought her unto the man. heavens and of the earth when they were 23 And Adam said, This is now bone of created, in the day that the LORD God made my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall the earth and the heavens,
I be called Woman, because she was taken 5 And every plant of the field before it out of man. was in the earth, and every herb of the field 24 Therefore shall a man leave his father before it grew: for the LORD God had not and his mother, and shall cleave unto his caused it to rain upon the earth, and there wife: and they shall be one flesh. was not a man to till the ground.
25 And they were both naked, the man 6 But there went up a mist from the earth, and his wife, and were not ashamed. and watered the whole face of the ground.
CHAP. III. 7 And the LORD God formed man of the N OW the serpent was more subtile than dust of the ground, and breathed into his \ any beast of the field which the LORD nostrils the breath of life; and man became God had made: and he said unto the woa living soul.
man, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat 8 1 And the LORD God planted a gar- of every tree of the garden ? den eastward in Eden; and there he put 2 And the woman said unto the serpent, the man whom he had formed.
We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the 9 And out of the ground made the LORD garden: God to grow every tree that is pleasant to 3 But of the fruit of the tree which is in the sight, and good for food; the tree of life the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye also in the midst of the garden, and the tree shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, of knowledge of good and evil.
lest ye die. 10 And a river went out of Eden to wa-l 4 And the serpent said unto the woman, ter the garden: and from thence it was Ye shall not surely die: parted, and became into four heads.
5 For God doth know, that in the day ye 11 The name of the first is Pison: that eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened : is it which compasseth the whole land of and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and Havilah, where there is gold;
evil. 12 And the gold of that land is good : 6 | And when the woman saw that the there is bdellium and the onyx-stone. tree was good for food, and that it was pleas• 13 And the name of the second river is ant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to Gihon : the same is it that compasseth the make one wise; she took of the fruit thereof, whole land of Ethiopia.
and did eat; and gave also unto her husband 14 And the name of the third river is with her, and he did eat. Hiddekel: that is it which goeth toward 7 And the eyes of them both were openthe east of Assyria. And the fourth rivered, and they knew that they were naked : is Euphrates.
and they sewed fig-leaves together, and 15 I And the LORD God took the man, made themselves aprons. and put him into the garden of Eden, tol 8 And they heard the voice of the LORD dress it, and to keep it.
God walking in the garden in the cool of the 16 And the LORD God commanded the day: and Adam and his wife hid themselves man, saying, Of every tree of the garden from the presence of the LORD God amongst thou mayest freely eat:
the trees of the garden. 17 But of the tree of the knowledge of 9 1 And the LORD God called unto Adam, good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for and said unto him, Where art thou ? in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt 10 And he said, I heard thy voice in the surely die.
garden: and I was afraid, because I was 18'1 And the LORD God said, It is not naked; and I hid myself.
The promised secd.
Death of Abel. 11 And he said. Who told thee that thou! 4 And Abel, he also brought of the firstrast naked ? Hast thou eaten of the tree lings of his flock, and of the fat thereof. thereof I commanded thee, that thou should- And the LORD had respect unto Abel, and est not eat?
to his offering : 12 And the man said, The woman whom 5 But unto Cain, and to his offering, he thou gavest to be with me, she gave me of had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, the tree, and I did eat.
and his countenance fell. 13 And the LORD God said unto the wol 6 And the LORD said unto Cain, Why art Tian, What is this that thou hast done? And thou wroth ? and why is thy countenance the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, fallen ? and I did eat.
T 7 If thou doest well, shalt thou not be ac14 ? And the LORD God said unto the cepted ? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou at the door. And unto thee shall be his deart cursed above all cattle, and above every sire, and thou shalt rule over him.
and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life: ther: and it came to pass when they were in
15 And I will put enmity between thee the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his and the woman, and between thy seed and brother, and slew him. her seed: it shall bruise thy head, and thou. 9 And the Lord said unto Cain, Where shalt bruise his heel.
is Abel thy brother ? And he said, I know 16 Unto the woman he said, I will great-not: Am I my brother's keeper ? ly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception;. 10 And he said, What hast thou done? in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children: the voice of thy brother's blood crieth unto and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and me from the ground. he shall rule over thee.
11 And now art thou cursed from the 17 And unto Adam he said, Because thou earth, which hath opened her mouth to rehast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, ceive thy brother's blood from thy hand. and hast eaten of the tree of which I com- 12 When thou tillest the ground, it shall manded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of not henceforth yield unto thee her strength: it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in a fugitive and a vagabond shalt thou be in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of the earth. thy life;
113 And Cain said unto the LORD, My , is Thorns also and thistles shall it bring punishment is greater than I can bear. forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of 14 Behold thou hast driven me out this the field:
day from the face of the earth; and from 19 In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat thy face shall I be hid; and I shall be a fugibread, till thou return unto the ground; for tive and a vagabond in the earth; and it out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, shall come to pass, that every one that findand unto dust shalt thou return.
Jeth me shall slay me. 20 And Adam called his wife's name Eve, 15 And the LORD said unto him, There because she was the mother of all living. fore whosoever slayeth Cain, vengeance shall
21 [ Unto Adam also and to his wife did be taken on him seven-fold. And the LORD the LORD God make coats 'of skins, and set a mark upon Cain, lest any finding him clothed them.
should kill him. 22 5 And the LORD God said, Behold, 16 And Cain went out from the prethe man is become as one of us, to know sence of the LORD, and dwelt in the lard of good and evil. And now, lest he put forth Nod, on the east of Eden. his hand, and take also of the tree of life, 17 And Cain knew his wife, and she and eat, and live for ever :
conceived, and bare Enoch: and he builded 23 Therefore the LORD God sent him a city, and called the name of the city after forth from the garden of Eden, to till the the name of his son Enoch, ground from whence he was taken.
18 And unto Enoch was born Irad: and 24 So he drove out the man: and he Irad begat Mehujael: and Mehujael begat placed at the east of the garden of Eden Methusael: and Methusael begat Lamech. Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turn- 19 4 And Lamech took unto him two ed every way, to keep the way of the tree of wives: the name of the one was Adah, and
the name of the other Zillah. CHAP. IV.
20 And Adah bare Jabal: he was the AND Adam knew Eve his wife; and father of such as dwell in tents, and of such A she conceived, and bare Cain, and as have cattle. said, I have gotten a man from the LORD. 21 And his brother's name was Jubal : he
2 And she again bare his brother Abel. was the father of all such as handle the harp And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain and organ. was a tiller of the ground.
22 Ånd Zillah, she also bare Tubal-cain, 3 And in process of time it came to pass, an instructer of every artificer in brass and that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground iron : and the sister of Tubal-cain was Naam an offering unto the LORD.
Genealogy of the patriarchs. GENESIS.
Translation of Enoch. 23 And Lamech said unto his wives, hundred sixty and two years; and he died. Adah and Zillah, Hear my voice, ye wives 21 4 And Enoch lived sixty and live of Lamech, hearken unto my speech: for I years, and begat Methuselah: have slain a man to my wounding, and a 22 And Enoch walked with God after be young man to my hurt.
berat Mlethuselah three hundred years, and 24 If Cain shall be avenged seven-fold, begat sons and daughters: truly Lamech seventy and seven-fold. 1 23 And all the days of Enoch were three
25 | And Adam knew his wife again, hundred sixty and five years : and she bare a son, and called his name 24 And Enoch walked with God, and lic Seth: For God, said she, hath appointed was not: for God took him. me another seed instead of Abel, whom 25 | And Methuselah lived an hundred Cain slew.
eighty and seven years, and begat Lainechi: 26 And to Seth, to him also there was 26 And Methuselah lived after he begat born a son; and he called his name Enos: Lamech seven hundred cighty and two then began men to call upon the name of years, and begat sons and daugliters: the Lord.
27 And all the days of Methuselah were CHAP. V.
nine hundred sixty and nine years; and he THIS is the book of the generations of died.
1 Adamn: In the day that God created 28 4 And Lamech lived an hundred man, in the likeness of God made he him: eighty and two years, and begat a son:
2 Male and female created he them; and 29 And he called his same Noah, saying, blessed them, and called their narne Adam, This same shall comfort us concerning our in the day when they were created
work and toil of our hands, because of the 3 And Adam lived an hundred and ground which the Lord hath cursed. thirty years, and begat a son in his own like- 30 And Lainech lived after he begat Noah ness, after his image; and called his name five hundred ninety and five years, and leSeth:
gat sons and danghters: 4 And the days of Adam after he had 31 And all the days of Lamech were begotten Seth were eight hundred years: seven hundred seventy and seven years; and he begat sons and daughters :
and he died. 5 And all the days that Adam lived were 32 And Noah was five hundred years nine hundred and thirty years : and he died. old: and Noah begat Shem, Ham, and Ja
6 And Seth lived an hundred and five pheth. years, and begat Enos:
CHAP. VI. 9 And Seth lived after he begat Enos AND it came to pass, when men began eight hundred and seven years, and begat i to multiply on the face of the earth, sons and daughters:
and daughters were born unto them, 8 And all the days of Seth were nine 2 That the sons of God saw the daughhundred and twelve years; and he died. ters of men that they were fair; and they
9 And Enos lived ninety years, and took them wives of all which they chose. begat Cainan :
| 3 And the Lord said, My Spirit shall 10 And Enos lived after he begat Cainan not always strive with man, for that he also eight hundred and fifteen years, and begatis flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred sons and daughters :
and twenty years. 11 And all the days of Enos were nine 4 There were giants in the earth in those hundred and five years; and he died. days; and also after that, when the sons of
12 And Cainan lived seventy years, God care in unto the daughters of inen, and begat Mahalleel:
and they bare children to them, the same 13 And Cainan lived after he begat Ma-became mighty men, which were of old, halaleel eight liundred and forty years, and men of renown. begat sons and daughters:
15 And Gorl saw that the wickedness 14 And all the days of Cainan were nine of man was great in the earth, and that every hundred and ten years; and he died. imagination of the thoughts of his heart was
15 And Mahalaleel lived sixty and five only evil continually. years, and begat Jared:
6 And it repented the Lord that he had 16 And Mahalaleel lived after he begnt made man on the earth, and it grieved him Jared eight hundred and thirty years, and at his lieart. begat sons and daughters :
17 And the LORD said, I will destroy man 17 And all the days of Mahalaleel were whom I have created from the face of the eight hundred ninety and five years; and earth; both man and beast, and the crcenhe died.
Jing thing, and the fowls of the air: for it 18 | And Jared lived an hundred sixty repenteth me that I have made them. and two years, and he begat Enoch:
8 But Noah found grace in the eyes 19 And Jared lived after he begat Enoch Jof the Lord. eight hundred years, and begat sons and 9 These are the generations of Noah: daughters :
Noah was a just man, and perfect in his 20 And all the days of Jared were nine generations, and Noah walked with God.
Directions for the ark. CHAP. VII, VIII.
: The flood. 10 And Noah begat three sons, Shem, when the flood of waters was upon the Ham, and Japheth.
earth. II The earth also was corrupt before 7 1 And Noah went in, and his sons, and God; and the earth was filled with violence. his wife, and his sons' wives with him, into
12 And God looked upon the earth, and the ark, because of the waters of the flood. behold, it was corrupt: for all flesh had cor- & Of clean beasts, and of beasts that are rupted his way upon the earth.
not clean, and of fowls, and of every thing 13 And God said unto Noah, The end of that creepeth upon the earth, all tiesh is come before me; for the earth 9 There went in two and two unto Noah is filled with violence through them: and into the ark, the male and the female, as bebolj, I will destroy them with the earth. God had commanded Noah.
14 & Make thee an ark of gopher-wood: 10 I And it came to pass, after seven rooms shalt thou make in the ark, and shalt days, that the waters of the food were upon Pitch it within and without with pitch. the earth.
15 And this is the fashion which thou 11 In the six hundredth year of Noshalt make it of: The length of the ark ah's life, in the second month, the sevenskall be three hundred cubits, the breadth teenth day of the month, the same day of it fifty cubits, and the height of it thirty were all the fountains of the great deep cubits,
broken up, and the windows of heaven were 16 A window shalt thou make to the ark, opened. and in a cubit shalt thou finish it above; 912 And the rain was upon the earth forty and the door of the ark shalt thou set in the days and forty nights. side thereof: with lower, second, and third 13 In the self-same day entered Noah, stories shalt thou make it.
and Shem, and Ham, and Japheth, the sons 17 And behold, s, even I do bring a of Noah, and Noah's wise, and the three flood of waters upon the earth, to destroy wives of his sons with them, into the ark: ali flesh, wherein is the breath of life, from 14 They, and every beast after his kind, under heaven : and every thing that is in and all the cattle after their kind, and every the earth shall die.
creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth 18 Bat with thee will I establish my co-after his kind, and every fowl after his kind, Tenant: and thou shalt come into the ark, every bird of every sort. thou, and thy sons, and thy wife, and thy 15 And they went in unto Noah into the sons' wives with thee.
Tark, two and two of all flesh, wherein is 19 And of every living thing of all flesh, the breath of life. two of every sort shalt thou bring into the 16 And they that went in, went in male ark, to keep them alive with thee: they and female of all flesh, as God had comshall be male and female.
manded him: and the LORD shut him in. 20 Of fowls after their kind, and of cattle 17 1 And the flood was forty days upon after their kind, of every creeping thing of the earth : and the waters increased, and the earth after his kind, two of every sort bare up the ark, and it was lifted up above shall come unto thee, to keep them alive. the earth. .
21 And take thou unto thee of all food 18 And the waters prevailed, and were that is eaten, and thou shalt gather it to increased greatly upon the earth : and the thee; and it shall be for food for thee, and ark went upon the face of the waters. for them.
19 And the waters prerailed exceedingly 22 Thus did Noah; according to all that upon the earth; and all the high hills that God commanded him, so did he.
were under the whole heaven were covered. CHAP. VII.
120 Fifteen cubits upward did the waters AND the LORD said unto Noah, Come prevail : and the mountains were covered. h thou and all thy house into the ark : 21 | And all flesh died that moved upon for thee have I seen righteous before me the earth, both of fowl, and of cattle, and of in this generation.
beast, and of every creeping thing that 2 Or every clean beast thou shalt take creepeth upon the earth, and every man: to thee by sevens, the male and his fe- 22 All in whose nostrils was the breath male: and of beasts that are not clean by of life, of all that was in the dry land, died. two, the male and his female.
23 And every living substance was de3 Of fowls also of the air by sevens, the stroyed which was upon the face of the male and the female; to keep seed alive ground, both man, and cattle, and the creepupon the face of all the earth.
ing things, and the fowl of the heaven; and 4 For yet seven days, and I will cause it they were destroyed from the earth; and to rain upon the earth forty days and for- Noah only remained alive, and they that ty nights: and every living substance that I were with him in the ark. have made will I destroy from off the face 24 1 And the waters prevailed upon the of the earth.
earth an hundred and fifty days. 5 And Noah did according unto all that
CHAP. VIII. the LORD commanded him.
AND God remembered Noah, and every 6 And Noah was six hundred years old. A living thing, and all the cattle that The waters abate.
God blesseth Noan. was with him in the ark : and God madel 20 1 And Noah builded an altar unto a wind to pass over the earth, and the waters the LORD, and took of every clean beast, assuaged ;
land of every clean fowl, and offered burnt2 The fountains also of the deep, and offerings on the altar. the windows of heaven were stopped, and 21 And the LORD smelled a sweet savour; the rain from heaven was restrained ; and the Lord said in his heart, I will not
3 And the waters returned from off the again curse the ground any more for man's earth continually : and after the end of the sake; for the imagination of man's heart is hundred and fifty days the waters were evil from his youth: neither will I again abated.
smite any more every thing living, as I have 4 | And the ark rested in the seventh done. month, on the seventeenth day of the month, 22 While the earth remaineth, seed-time upon the mountains of Ararat.
and harvest, and cold and heat, and sum*5 And the waters decreased continually, mer and winter, and day and night, shall until the tenth month: in the tenth month, not cease. on the first day of the month, were the tops
CHAP. IX. of the mountains seen.
LA ND God blessed Noah and his sons, 6 1 And it came to pass at the end of A and said unto them, Be fruitful, and forty days, that Noah opened the window multiply, and replenish the earth. of the ark which he had made:
| 2 And the fear of you, and the dread of 7 And he sent forth a raven, which went you, shall be upon every beast of the earth, forth to and fro, until the waters were dried and upon every fowl of the air, upon all up from off the earth.
that moveth upon the earth, and upon all 8 Also he sent forth a dove from him, to the fishes of the sea; into your hand are see if the waters were abated from off the they delivered. face of the ground;
3 Every moving thing that liveth shall 9 But the dove found no rest for the sole be meat for you; even as the green herb of her foot, and she returned unto him into have I given you all things : the ark; for the waters were on the face 4 But flesh with the life thereof, which of the whole earth. Then he put forth his is the blood thereof, shall ye not eat. hand, and took her, and pulled her in unto 5 And surely your blood of your lives him into the ark.
will I require : at the hand of every beast 10 And he stayed yet other seven days, will I require it, and at the hand of man; and again he sent forth the dove out of the at the hand of every man's brother will I reark.
Iquire the life of man. 11 And the dove came in to him in the 6 Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man evening, and lo, in her mouth was an olive-shall his blood be shed: for in the image of leaf pluckt off: So Noah knew that the God made he man. waters were abated from off the earth. 7 And you, be ye fruitful, and multiply,
12 And he stayed yet other seven days, bring forth abundantly in the earth, and and sent forth the dove; which returned multiply therein. not again unto him any more.
18+ And God spake unto Noah, and to 13 | And it came to pass in the six his sons with him, saying, hundredth and first year, in the first month, 9 And I, behold, I establish my covenant the first day of the month, the waters were with you, and with your seed after you; dried up from off the earth : and Noah re- 10 And with every living creature that is moved the covering of the ark, and looked, with you, of the fowl, of the cattle, and of and behold, the face of the ground was dry. every beast of the earth with you, from all
14 And in the second month, on the that go out of the ark, to every beast of the seven and twentieth day of the month, was earth. the earth dried.
1 11 And I will establish my covenant with 15 | And God spake unto Noah, saying, you; neither shall all flesh be cut off any.
16 Go forth of the ark, thou, and thy more by the waters of a flood; neither shall wife, and thy suns, and thy sons' wives with there any more be a flood to destroy the thee.
earth. 17 Bring forth with thee every living 12 And God said, This is the token of thing that is with thee, of all flesh, both of the covenant which I make between me fowl, and of cattle, and of every creeping and you and every living creature that is thing that creepeth upon the earth; that with you, for perpetual generations. they may breed abundantly in the earth, 13 I do set my bow in the cloud, and it and be fruitful, and multiply upon the earth. shall be for a token of a covenant between
18 And Noah went forth, and his sons, me and the earth. and his wife, and his sons' wives with him: 14 And it shall come to pass, when I
19 Every beast, every creeping thing, bring a cloud over the earth, that the bow and every fowl, and whatsoever creepeth shall be seen in the cloud : upon the earth, after their kinds, went forth 15 And I will remember my covenant, out of the ark.
I which is between me and you and every