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THE FIRST BOOK OF MOSES, CALLED

GENESIS.

CHAPTER I.

creation of heaven and earth, 3 of , the light, 6 of the firmament, 9...of the

ea. separated waters, a. made fruitful, 14 of the sun , and stars, 20 o and fowl, 34 to: and cattle, of man in the - e of God. 29 Also the appoint

ment of food.

IN 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. And God said, Let there be

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4 And God saw 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 said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters. 7 And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament: and it was SO. 8 And God called the firmament Heaven. And the evening and the morning were the second day. 9 * And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered to— $o. unto one place, and let the land appear: and it was SO. 0 And God called the dry land and the gathering together

od saw that it was good. 11 And God said, Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed, and the fruit tree yieldit after his kind, whose itself, upon the :

it was S0. 12 And the earth brought forth

and herb yielding seed after is kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose was in itself, aft–

er his kind: and di SaW that it

was good. 13 And the evening and the morning were the day.

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14 " And God Said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for and for Seasons, and for

And lèt them be for lights in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth: and it

was so. ona God made two great 9 lights; the greater light to rul the day, and the lesser light rule the night: he made the stars

also. 17 And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth, 18 And to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness: and God saw that it was good. 19 And the evening and the

| morning were the fourth day.

bring forth abundantly the mov ing creature that hath life, an fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven. 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 saw that it was

good. 22 And God blessed them, say#. Be fruitful, and multiply, and the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth. 23 And the evening and the morning were the fifth day. 24 " And God said, Let the earth bring forth the living creature after his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, and beast of the earth after his kind : and it was so. 25 And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth aft: er his kind: and God saw that it

Quxts #%; 26 *s And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have domin: ion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl or he air, and Over

20 And God said, Let the o / first sabbath.

the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth. 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 blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and 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. 29 of And God said, Behold, I have 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 earth, wherein there is life, I have given every green herb for meat: and it was SO. 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.

CHAPTER II. 1 The first sabbath. .. 4 The manner of the creation. 8 The planting of the garden of Eden, 10 and the river thereof., 17 e tree of knowledge only forbidden, 19, 20 The naming of the creatures..., 21 The making of woman, and institution of marriage. rVHUS the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host 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 God created and made. 4 * 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, 5. 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 Caused it to rain upon the earth, and there was not a man to till the ground.

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6 But there went up a mist from the earth, and watered the whole , face of the ground. N 7 And the LORD God formed \o 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 *ree of knowledge of good and eVII. 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 bilellium 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 man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it. 16 And the LORD God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of he 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. 18 s And the LORD God Said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a help meet for him. 19 And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof. 20 And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air,

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

the man. 23 And Adam Said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be calléd 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. 25 And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed. CHAPTER III. 1 The :; deceiveth. Eve. 6 Man’s shameful fall. 9 God arraigneth them. 14 The serpent is cursed. 15 The ised seed. T 16. The punishment % 7nankind. 21. Their first clothing. Their casting out of paradise. No. the serpent was more subtile 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 *Hoo 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 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 s be opened, and yes be as

gods, knowing good and evil. 6 And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and We also unto her husband with her; and he did eat. 7 And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that aked; and they Sewed leaves together, and made mselves aprons. 8 And they heard the voice of

GENESIS, III.

he slept; and he took one of his d

Punishment of mankind.

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 Lond God amongst the trees of the gar

en. 9 And the LORD God called unto Adam, and said unto him, Where art thou? 10 And he said, I heard thy voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid

mo 1 And he said, Who told thee that thou wast naked’ Hast thou eaten of the tree, whereof I commanded thee that thou shouldest not eat? 12 And the man said, The wo— man whom thou gavest to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I did eat. 13 And the LORD God said unto the woman, What is this that thou hast done? And the woman said o opent beguiled me, and i

eat. 14 And the LORD God said unto 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 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 §: bruise his heel. 16 Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children: and thy desire shall be to thy hon , and he shall rule over ee. 17 And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the und for thy sake; in Sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life; is Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou Shalt eat the herb of the field: 19 In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou re

turn. --20 And Adam, alled his wife's Birth of Cain and Abel.

name Eve; because she was the mother of all living. 21 Unto Adam also and to his wife did the LORD God make coats of skins, and clothed them. 22 " And the LORD God said, Behold, the man is become as One of us, to know good and evil; and now, lest he put forth his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever: 23 Therefore the LORD God Sent him forth from the garden of Eden, 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 Eden cherubim, and a flaming sword which turned every Yi. to keep the way of the tree of life. CHAPTER IV. 1 The birth, trade, and religion of Cain and Abel. 8 The murder of Abel. 11 The curse of Cain. , 17. Enoch the fi 19 Lamech and his two wives. birth of Seth, 26 and Enos. ND Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the LORD. 2 And she again bare his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground. 3 And in process of time it came to so that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering unto the LORD. 4 And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the fat thereof. And the LORD had respect unto Abel and to his offering: 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 2 and why is tly Countenance fallen 2 If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted 2 and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door: and unto thee shall be his desire, and thou shalt rule over him. 8 And Cain talked with Abel his brother: asd 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 t Cain, Where is Abel thy brother? And he said, I know not: Am I my brother's keper:

GENESIS, IV.

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The curse of Cain.

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e. 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. 16" And Cain went out from the presence of the LQRD, 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 : and Irad begat Mehujael: and Mehujael begat Methusael: and Methusael begat Lamech ið - And iamech took unto him two wives: the name of the one was Adah, and the name of the Other Zillah. 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 as handle the harp and organ. 22 And Zillah, she also bare Tubal-Cain, an instructor of every artificer 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, heark- , en unto my speech: for I have slain a man to my wounding, and a young man to my hurt. 24 If Cain shall be avenged sev

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name Enos: then began men to Call upon the name of the LORD. CHAPTER V. 1 The genealogy, age, and death of the triarchs from Adam unto Noah. godliness and translation of Enoch. HIS is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day that God created man, in the likeneSS of God made he him: 2 Male and female created he them; 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 called his name Seth :

4 And the days of Adam after )h

he had begotten Seth were eight hundred j and he begat Sons and daughters:

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

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

7 d Seth lived after he begat Enos eight hundred and seven . and begat Sons and daugh

rs: 8 And all the days of Seth were nine hundred and twelve years: and he died. 9 And Enos lived ninety years, and begat Cainan: 10 And Enos lived after he begat Cainan eight hundred and fifteen ło, and begat Sons and daugh

rs: 11 And all the days of Enos were nine hundred and five years: and he died. 12 * #ho o: towenty yo, an gat Mahalaleel: 13 And Cainan lived after he bet Mahalaleel eight hundred and orty 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 five years, and begat Jared:

GENESIS, WI.

of the patriarchs.

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" And Jared lived a hundred sixty and two years, and he begat,

noch : 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. 21 *. And Enoch lived sixty and #. years, and begat Methusean : 22 And Enoch walked with God after he begat Methuselah-three hundred years, and begat sons and daughters: 23 And all the days of och were three hundred sixty and five Wears: 24 And Enoch walked with God: and he was not; for God took

1IIl. - 25 And Methuselah lived a hundred eighty and seven years, and begat Lamech: 26 And Methuselah lived after he begat Lamech seven hundred eighty and two years, and begat Sons and daughters: 27 And all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred sixty and nine years: and he died. 28 of And Lamech lived a hundred eighty and two years, and begat a Son: 29 And he called his name Noah, saying, This same shall comfort us Concerning our work and toil of Our hands, because of the und which the Loop 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. 32 And Noah was five hundred #. Old : and Noah begat Shem, am, and Japheth.

CHAPTER VI. . .

1 The wickedness of the world, which provoked God's wrath, and caused the flood. 8 Noah findeth grace. 14 The order,

jorm, and end of the ark. A" D it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face

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