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The birth of Cain and Abel. GENESIS.
The murder of Abel. bring forth to thee; and thou shalt | thee shall be his desire, and thou eat the herb of the field :
shalt rule over him. 19 In the sweat of thy face shalt 8 And Cain talked with Abel his brothou eat bread, till thou return unto ther: and it came to pass when they the ground; for out of it wast thou were in the field, that Cain rose up taken: for dust thou art, and unto against Abel his brother, and slew him. dust shalt thou return.
9 | And the LORD said unto Cain, 20 And Adam called his wife's Where is Abel thy brother? And he name Eve, because she was the mo- said, I know not : Am I
brother's ther of all living.
keeper ? 21 Unto Adam also and to his wife 10 And he said, What hast thou did the LORD God make coats of done? the voice of thy brother's blood skins, and clothed them.
crieth unto me from the ground. 22 | And the LORD God said, Be- 11 And now art thou cursed from hold, the man is become as one of us, to the earth, which hath opened her know good and evil: and now, lest he mouth to receive thy brother's blood put forth his hand, and take also of the from thy hand. tree of life, and eat, and live for ever: 12 When thou tillest the ground,
23 Therefore the LORD God sent it shall not henceforth yield unto thee him forth from the garden of Eden, her strength: A fugitive and a vaga to till the ground from whence he bond shalt thou be in the earth. was taken.
13 And Cain said unto the LORD, 24 So he drove out the man; and My punishment is greater than I can he placed at the east of the garden of bear. Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword 14 Behold, thou hast driven me out which turned every way, to keep the this day from the face of the earth; and way of the tree of life.
from thy face shall I be hid; and I shall CHAP. IV.
be a fugitive and a vagabond in the | The birth, trade, and religion of Cain and earth; and it shall come to pass, that Abel. 8 The murder of Abel. il The curse of Cain. 17 Enoch the first city. 19 La- every one that findeth me shall slay me. mech and his two wives. 25 The birth of
15 And the LORD said unto him, Seth, 26 and Enos.
Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain, And Adam knew Eve his wife; and vengeance shall be taken on him seshe conceived, and bare Cain, and said, venfold. And the LORD set a mark I have gotten a man from the LORD. upon Cain, lest any finding him should
2 And she again bare his brother kill him. Abel: and Abel was a keeper of sheep, 16 | And Cain went out from the but Cain was a tiller of the ground. presence of the LORD, and dwelt in
3 And in process of time it came to the land of Nod, on the east of Eden. pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of 17 And Cain knew his wife, and i he ground an offering unto the LORD. she conceived, and bare Enoch : and
4 And Abel, he also brought of he builded a city, and called the name the firstlings of his flock and of the of the city after the name of his son, fat thereof. And the LORD had re- Enoch. spect unto Abel and to his offering : 18 And unto Enoch was born Irad :
5 But unto Cain and to his offering and Irad begat Mehujael : and Mehe had not respect: and Cain was hujael begat Methusael: and Methuvery wroth, and his countenance fell. sael begat Lamech.
6 And the LORD said unto Cain, 19 | And Lamech took unto him two Why art thou wroth ? and why is thy wives: the name of the one was Adah, countenance fallen ?
and the name of the other Zillah. 7 If thou doest well, shalt thou not 20 And Adah bare Jabal : he was be accepted ? and if thou doest not the father of such as dwell in tents, well, sin lieth at the door: and unto and of such as have cattle.
The genealogy of the patriarchs CHAP. V.
from Adam unto Noah. 21 And his brother's name was Ju 10 And Enos lived after he begat bal: he was the father of all such as Cainan eight hundred and fifteen handle the harp and organ.
years, and begat sons and daughters : 22 And Zillah, she also bare Tu 11 And all the days of Enos were bal-cain, an instructer of every arti- nine hundred and five years; and he ficer in brass and iron : and the sister died. of Tubal-cain was Naamah.
12 And Cainan lived seventy years, 23 And Lamech said unto his wives, and begat Mahalaleel : Adah and Zillah, Hear my voice, ye 13 And Cainan lived after he begat wives of Lamech, hearken unto my Mahalaleel eight hundred and forty speech : for I have slain a man to my years, and begat sons and daughters : wounding, and a young man to my hurt. 14 And all the days of Cainan were
24 If Cain shall be avenged sevenfold, nine hundred and ten years; and he truly Lamech seventy and sevenfold. died.
25 [ And Adam knew his wife 15 | And Mahalaleel lived sixty again, and she bare a son, and called and five years, and begat Jared : his name Seth: For God, said she, 16 And Mahalaleel lived after he hath appointed me another seed in- begat Jared eight hundred and thirty stead of Abel, whom Cain slew. years, and begat sons and daughters:
26 And to Seth, to him also there 17 And all the days of Mahalaleel was born a son; and he called his were eight hundred ninety and five Dame Enos : then began men to call years; and he died. apon the name of the Lord.
18 And Jared livedan hundred six CHAP. V.
ty and two years, and he begat Enoch: I The genealogy, age, and death of the patri
19 And Jared lived after he begat archs from Adam unto Noah. 24 The godli- | Enoch eight hundred years, and beness and translation of Enoch.
gat sons and daughters : This is the book of the generations 20 And all the days of Jared were of Adam: In the day that God created nine hundred sixty and two years; and man, in the likeness of God made he he died. him :
21 9 And Enoch lived sixty and 2 Male and female created he them; five years, and begat Methuselah : and blessed them, and called their 22 And Enoch walked with God after name Adam, in the day when they he begat Methuselah three hundred were created.
years, and begat sons and daughters : 3 | And Adam lived an hundred 23 And all the days of Enoch were and thirty years, and begat a son in three hundred sixty and five years : his own likeness, after his image; and 24 And Enoch walked with God, called his name Seth:
and he was not; for God took him. 4 And the days of Adam after he had 25 | And Methuselah lived an begotten Seth were eight hundred hundred eighty and seven years, and years: and he begat sons and daughters: begat Lamech:
5 And all the days that Adam lived 26 And Methuselah lived after he were nine hundred and thirty years: begat Lamech seven hundred eighty and he died.
and two years, and begat sons and 6 And Seth lived an hundred and daughters : five years, and begat Enos :
27 And all the days of Methuselah 7 And Seth lived after he begat were nine hundred sixty and nine Enos eight hundred and seven years, years; and he died. and begat sons and daughters :
28 | And Lamech lived an hundred 8 And all the days of Seth were nine eighty and two years, and begat a son: hundred and twelve years: and he died. 29 And he called his name Noah,
9 And Enos lived ninety years, saying, This same shall comfort us and begat Cainan :
concerning our work and toil of our
The wickedness of the world. GENESIS,
The form of the ark. hands, because of the ground which 11 The earth also was corrupt bethe LORD hath cursed.
fore God, and the earth was filled 30 And Lamech lived after he begat with violence. Noah five hundred ninety and five 12 And God looked upon the earth, years, and begat sons and daughters: and behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh
31 And all the days of Lamech had corrupted his way upon the earth. were seven hundred seventy and seven 13 And God said unto Noah, The years : and he died.
end of all flesh is come before me; 32 And Noah was five hundred for the earth is filled with violence years old: and Noah begat Shem, through them : and behold, I will Ham, and Japheth.
destroy them with the earth.
14 | Make thee an ark of gopher CHAP. VI. 1 The wickedness of the world, which provoked wood: rooms shalt thou make in the God's wrath, and caused the flood. “8 Noah ark, and shalt pitch it within and withfindeth grace. 14 The order, form, and end out with pitch. of the ark.
15 And this is the fashion which And it came to pass, when men be- thou shalt make it of: The length of gan to multiply on the face of the earth, the ark shall be three hundred cubits, and daughters were born unto them, the breadth of it fifty cubits, and the
2 That the sons of God saw the height of it thirty cubits. daughters of men that they were fair; 16 A window shalt thou make to and they took them wives of all which the ark, and in a cubit shalt thou they chose.
finish it above; and the door of the 3 And the LORD said, My Spirit ark shalt thou set in the side thereof: shall not always strive with man, for with lower, second, and third stories that he also is flesh: yet his days shall shalt thou make it. be an hundred and twenty years. 17 And behold, I, even I, do bring
4 There were giants in the earth in a flood of waters upon the earth, to those days; and also after that, when destroy all flesh, wherein is the breath the sons of God came in unto the daugh- of life, from under heaven: and every ters of men, and they bare children to thing that is in the earth shall die. them, the same became mighty men, 18 But with thee will I establish which were of old, men of renown. my covenant: and thou shalt come
5 And God saw that the wickedness into the ark, thou, and thy sons, and of man was great in the earth, and that thy wife, and thy sons' wives with thee. every imagination of the thoughts of 19 And of every living thing of all his heart was only evil continually. flesh, two of every sort shalt thou bring
6 And it repented the LORD that into the ark, to keep them alive with he had made man on the earth, and it thee: they shall be male and female. grieved him at his heart.
20 Of fowls after their kind, and of 7 And the LORD said, I will destroy cattle after their kind, of every creepman whom I have created from the ing thing of the earth after his kind; face of the earth; both man and two of every sort shall come unto thee, beast, and the creeping thing, and the to keep them alive. fowls of the air; for it repenteth me 21 And take thou unto thee of all that I have made them.
food that is eaten, and thou shalt ga8 But Noah found grace in the ther it to thee; and it shall be for eyes of the Lord.
food for thee, and for them. 9 | These are the generations of 22 Thus did Noah; according to all Noah: Noah was a just man, and that God commanded him, so did he. perfect in his generations, and Noah walked with God.
CHAP. VII. 10 And Noah begat three sons,
1 Noah, with his family, and the living crea
tures, enter into the ark. 17 The beginning, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
increase, and continuance of the flood,
The beginning and
CHAP. VIII. continuance of the flood. And the LORD said unto Noah, | into the ark, two and two of all flesh, Come thou and all thy house into the wherein is the breath of life. ark: for thee have I seen righteous 16 And they that went in, went in before me in this generation.
male and female of all flesh, as God 2 Of every clean beast thou shalt had commanded him: and the LORD take to thee by sevens, the male and shut him in. bis female: and of beasts that are not 17 And the flood was forty days clean by two, the male and his female. upon the earth : and the waters in
3 Of fowls also of the air by sevens, creased, and bare up the ark, and it the male and the female; to keep seed lift
above the earth. alive upon the face of all the earth. 18 And the waters prevailed, and
4 For yet seven days, and I will were increased greatly upon the earth : cause it to rain upon the earth forty and the ark went upon the face of the days and forty nights: and every liv- waters. ing substance that I have made will I 19 And the waters prevailed exdestroy from off the face of the earth. ceedingly upon the earth : and all the 5 And Noah did according unto all high hills, that were under the whole that the Lord commanded him. heaven were covered.
6 And Noah was six hundred years 20 Fifteen cubits upward did the old when the flood of waters was waters prevail : and the mountains upon the earth.
were covered. 7 And Noah went in, and his 21 And all flesh died that moved sons, and his wife, and his sons' wives upon the earth, both of fowl, and of with him, into the ark, because of the cattle, and of beast, and of every waters of the flood.
creeping thing that creepeth upon the 8 Of clean beasts, and of beasts that earth, and every man: are not clean, and of fowls, and of eve 22 All in whose nostrils was the ty thing that creepeth upon the earth, breath of life, of all that was in the
9 There went in two and two unto dry land, died. Noah into the ark, the male and the 23 And every living substance was female, as God had commanded Noah. destroyed which was upon the face of
10 And it came to pass after seven the ground, both man, and cattle, and days, that the waters of the flood were the creeping things, and the fowl of upon the earth.
the heaven; and they were destroy11 s In the six hundredth year of ed from the earth : and Noah only Noah's life, in the second month, the remained alive, and they that were with seventeenth day of the month, the him in the ark. same day were all the fountains of the 24 And the waters prevailed upon great deep broken up, and the win the earth an hundred and fifty days. dows of heaven were opened.
CHAP. VIII. 12 And the rain was upon the earth | The waters assuage. 4 The ark resteth on forty days and forty nights.
Ararat. 7 The raven and the dove, 15 Noah, 13 In the selfsame day entered
being commanded, 18 goeth forth of the ark.
20 He buildeth an altar, and offereth sacriNoah, and Shem, and Ham, and Ja fice, 21 which God accepteth, and promiseth pheth, the sons of Noah, and Noah's to curse the earth no more. wife, and the three wives of his sons And God remembered Noah, and with them, into the ark :
every living thing, and all the cattle 14 They, and every beast after his that was with him in the ark: and God kind, and all the cattle after their kind, made a wind to pass over the earth, and every creeping thing that creepeth and the waters assuaged. upon the earth after his kind, and 2 The fountains also of the deep, every fowl after his kind, every bird and the windows of heaven were stopof every sort.
ped, and the rain from heaven was 15 And they went in unto Noah restrained.
The waters assuage.
God blesseth Noah. 3 And the waters returned from off of fowl, and of cattle, and of every the earth continually: and after the creeping thing that creepeth upon the end of the hundred and fifty days the earth; that they may breed abundantly waters were abated.
in the earth, and be fruitful, and mul4 And the ark rested in the seventh tiply upon the earth. month, on the seventeenth day of the 18 And Noah went forth, and his month, upon the mountains of Ararat. sons, and his wife, and his sons' wives
5 And the waters decreased continual with him : ly until the tenth month : in the tenth 19 Every beast, every creeping thing, month, on the first day of the month, and every fowl, and whatsoever creepwere the tops of the mountains seen. eth upon the earth, after their kinds,
6 9 And it came to pass at the end | went forth out of the ark. of forty days, that Noah opened the 20
altar window of the ark which he had made: unto the LORD, and took of every
7 And he sent forth a raven, which clean beast, and of every clean fowl, went forth to and fro, until the waters and offered burnt offerings on the altar. were dried
from off the earth. 21 And the LORD smelled a sweet 8 Also he sent forth a dove from him, savour; and the Lord said in his to see if the waters were abated from heart, I will not again curse the ground off the face of the ground.
any more for man's sake; for the ima9 But the dove found no rest for the gination of man's heart is evil from his sole of her foot, and she returned unto youth, neither will I again smite any him into the ark, for the waters were on more every thing living, as I have done. the face of the whole earth. Then he 22 While the earth remaineth, seedput forth his hand, and took her, and time and harvest, and cold and heat, pulled her in unto him into the ark. and summer and winter, and day and
10 And he stayed yet other seven night, shall not cease. days; and again he sent forth the dove
CHAP. IX. out of the ark.
1 God blesseth Noah. 4 Blood and murder 11 And the dove came in to him in are forbidden. 8 God's covenant, 13 sigthe evening, and, lo, in her mouth nified by the rainbow. 18 Noah replenish
eth the world, 20 planteth a vineyard, 21 is was an olive leaf pluckt off. So Noah
drunken, and mocked of his son, 25 curseth knew that the waters were abated Canaan, 26 blesseth Shem, 27 prayeth for from off the earth.
Japheth, 29 and dieth. 12 And he stayed yet other seven And God blessed Noah and his sons, days; and sent forth the dove; which and said unto them, Be fruitful, and returned not again unto him any more. multiply, and replenish the earth.
131 And it came to pass in the six 2 And the fear of you, and the dread of hundredth and first year, in the first you, shall be upon every beast of the month, the first day of the month, the earth, and upon every fowl of the air, waters were dried up from off the
all that moveth upon the earth, earth: and Noah removed the cover
all the fishes of the sea; ing of the ark, and looked, and behold, into your hand are they delivered. the face of the ground was dry. 3 Every moving thing that liveth shall
14 And in the second month, on the be meat for you; even as the green seven and twentieth day of the month, herb have I given you all things. was the earth dried.
4 But flesh with the life thereof, which 15 | And God spake unto Noah, is the blood thereof, shall ye not eat. saying,
5 And surely your blood of your lives 16 Go forth of the ark, thou, and will I require : at the hand of every thy wife, and thy sons, and thy sons' beast will I require it, and at the hand wives with thee.
of man; at the hand of every man's 17 Bring forth with thee every living brother will I require the life of man. thing that is with thee, of all flesh, both 6 Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by