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Q. How old was Adam when he died ? 4. Nine hundred and thirty years. Chap. v, 5. Q. What was the name of the oldest son of Seth ? A. Enos. Chap. v, 6. : Q. How old was Seth when he plied ? 4. Nine hundred and twelve years. Chap. V, 8. Q. What are the names of the other patriarchs before the
flood ? A. Cainan, Mahalaleel, Jared, Enoch, Methu
selah, Lamech, and Noah. Chap. v, 9-32. Q. What is the meaning of patriarch? Ă. The head, or ruler of a family. Q. Which of the patriarchs is noted for his piety? A. Enoch, who walked with God. Chap. V, 24. Q. What became of him? Ă. He was taken to heaven without dying. Q. Who was the oldest of the patriarchs? A. Methuselah. Q. How old' was he when he died X. Nine hundred and sixty-nine years. Chap.
2. In whose days did the flood happen?
great. Chap. vi, 5.
With God. Chap. vi, 9.
Q. What did the Lord tell Noah to make?
wives. Chap. vi, 18. Q. What else should he take with them? A. A pair of all the different kinds of beasts
and fowls. Chap. vii, 2, 3. Q. How long did the flood continue? A. Forty days. Chap. vii, 17. Q. What became of the ark? Ă. It was borne up, and floated upon the wa
ters. Chap. vii, 17. Q. How high did the waters rise ? X. Above the tops of the highest mountains.
Chap. vii, 19, 20. Q. What became of the inhabitants of the earth? A. They all perished in the flood. Chap. vii,
21-23. Q. How long did the waters cover the earth ? Ă. One hundred and fifty days. Chap. vii, 24. Q. Where did the ark rest when the waters were abated ? Ă. On Mount Ararat, in Armenia. Chap. viii, 4. Q. Where is Armenia ? 1. In Asia.
Q. How did Noah find out when the waters were gone?
viii, 7-12. Q. What did the birds do? A. The raven flew away, but the dove returned
with an olive-leaf in her mouth, showing that
the waters were dried off from the earth. Q. How long was Noah in the ark ? A. About a year. Q. What did Noah and his family do when they came out
of the ark? A. They erected an altar, and worshiped God.
Chap. viii, 20. Q. What did God promise them? A. That the world should never again be de
stroyed with a flood. Chap. ix, 11. Q. What token did the Lord give to confirm this promise ? A. He caused the rainbow to appear in the
clouds. Chap. ix, 13. Q. How old was Noah when he died ? Ă. Nine hundred and fifty years. Chap. ix, 29.
LESSON V. Cover of Wabel-Call of Abraham-- Eestruction of
GEN. XI-XIX. Question. Did the inhabitants of the earth at first speak
in as many different tongues as now? Answer. They did not; but the whole earth
was of one language and one speech. Chap.
xi, 1. Q. What did the descendants of Noah undertake to build
when they became numerous ? 1 A city and a tower, whose top might reach
to heaven. Chap. xi, 4.
pe did they propose to build them? il the plain of Shinar, in Assyria. Chap.
Q. What was the object of this tower?
their being scattered abroad. X. He confounded their language, so that they 2. Hare did the horse a vertbiro wastheir design?
could not understand one another's speech.
Chap, xi, 7–9. Q. What was the name of the place called? A. Babel. Q. What is the meaning of Babel? 4. Confusion. Q. Of which of the sons of Noah was Abraham a de
scendant ? A. Of Shem. Chap. xi, 10–26. Q. What was the name of Abraham's father? A. Terah. Q. What was the name of his wife? 4. Sarai. Chap. xi, 29. Q. Where did they live when the Lord appeared to Abra
ham? 4. In Haran, or Mesopotamia. Chap. xi, 31.
What did the Lord command him to do? A. 'To leave his country, and kindred, and his
father's house, and to go to such a place as
he should direct. Chap. xii, 1. Q. What promise did the Lord make him? A. I will make of thee a great nation; I will
bless thee, and make thy name great ; and
thou shalt be a blessing. Chap. xii, 2. Q. Did Abraham obey the Lord ? A. He did. He went forth, not knowing whither
the Lord would lead him. Heb. xi, 8. Q. Who went with him ? A. Lot, who was his nephew. Chap. xii, 5.