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Cain's punishment.

CHAPTER V. Age of the patriarchs. out this day from the face of the was born a son; and he called his earth; and from thy face shall I be name Enos: then began men to call hid ; and I shall be a fugitive and a upon the name of the Lord. vagabond in the earth ; and it shall come to pass, that every one that

CHAPTER V. findeth me shall slay me.

1 The genealogy, age, and death of the patriarchs from

Adam unto Noah. 24 The godliness and translation 15 And the LORD said unto him,

of Enoch. Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain, THIS is the book of the generavengeance shall be taken on him tions of Adam. In the

day that sevenfold. And the LORD set a mark God created man, in the likeness of upon Cain, lest any finding him God made he him; should kill him.

2 Male and female created he 16 | And Cain went out from the them; and blessed them, and called presence of the LORD, and dwelt in their name Adam, in the day when the land of Nod, on the east of Eden. they were created.

17 And Cain knew his wife; and 3 | And Adam lived a hundred she conceived, and bare Enoch : and and thirty years, and begat a son in he builded a city, and called the his own likeness, after his image; name of the city, after the name of and called his name Seth: his son, Enoch.

4 And the days of Adam after he 18 And unto Enoch was born Irad: had begotten Seth were eight hunand Irad begat Mehujael: and Me- dred years: and he begat sons and hujael begat Methusael: and Methu- daughters: sael begat Lamech.

5 And all the days that Adam 19 And Lamech took unto him two lived were nine hundred and thirty wives: the name of the one was Adah, years: and he died. and the name of the other Zillah.

6 | And Seth lived a hundred and 20 And Adah bare Jabal : he was five years, and begat Enos: the father of such as dwell in tents, 7 And Seth lived after he begat and of such as have cattle.

Enos eight hundred and seven years, 21 And his brother's name was and begat sons and daughters: Jubal : he was the father of all such 8 And all the days of Seth were as handle the harp and organ. nine hundred and twelve years: and

22 And Zillah, she also bare Tubal he died. cain, an instructor of every artificer 9 | And Enos lived ninety years, in brass and iron : and the sister of and begat Cainan: Tubal-cain was Naamah.

10 And Enos lived after he begat 23 And Lamech said unto his Cainan eight hundred and fifteen wives, Adah and Zillah, hear my years, and begat sons and daughters: voice; ye wives of Lamech, hearken 11 And all the days of Enos were

nine man to my wounding, and a young died. man to my hurt.

12 | And Cainan lived seventy 24 If Cain shall be avenged seven years, and begat Mahalaleel: fold, truly Lamech seventy and seven 13 And Cainan lived after he begat fold.

Mahalaleel eight hundred and forty 25 | And Adam knew his wife years, and begat sons and daughters: again; and she bare a son, and call 14 And all the days of Cainan ed his name Seth : For God, said she, were nine hundred and ten years: hath appointed me another seed in and he died. stead of Abel, whom Cain slew. 15 | And Mahalaleel lived sixty 26 And to Seth, to him also there and five years, and begat Jared:

Genealogy of the patriarchs. GENESIS, The wickedness of the world. 16 And Mahalaleel lived after he

CHAPTER VI. begat Jared eight hundred and thirty 1 The wickedness of the world, which provoked God's

wrath, and caused the flood. 8 Noah findeth grace. years, and begat sons and daughters:

14 The order, form, and end of the ark. 17 And all the days of Mahalaleel ND it

five began to multiply on the face years: and he died.

of the earth, and daughters were 18 | And Jared lived a hundred born unto them, sixty and two years, and he begat 2 That the sons of God saw the Enoch:

daughters of men that they were 19 And Jared lived after he begat fair; and they took them wives of Enoch eight hundred years, and be all which they chose. gat sons and daughters:

3 And the Lord said, My Spirit 20 And all the days of Jared were shall not always strive with man, nine hundred sixty and two years: for that he also is flesh: yet his days and he died.

shall be a hundred and twenty years 21 | And Enoch lived sixty and 4 There were giants in the earth five years, and begat Methuselah : in those days; and also after that,

22 And Enoch walked with God when the sons of God came in unto after he begat Methuselah three the daughters of men, and they bare hundred years, and begat sons and children to them, the same became daughters:

mighty men which were of old, men 23 And all the days of Enoch were

of renown. three hundred sixty and five years: 5 | And God saw that the wicked

24 And Enoch walked with God: ness of man was great in the earth, and he was not; for God took him. and that every imagination of the

25 And Methuselah lived a hun. thoughts of his heart was only evil dred eighty and seven years, and continually. begat Lamech:

6 And it repented the LORD that 26 And Methuselah lived after he he had made man on the earth, and begat Lamech seven hundred eighty it grieved him at his heart. and two years, and begat sons and 7 And the LORD said, I will dedaughters:

stroy man whom I have created from 27 And all the days of Methuselah the face of the earth; both man, and were nine hundred sixty and nine beast, and the creeping thing, and years: and he died.

the fowls of the air; for it repenteth 28 T And Lamech lived a hun me that I have made them. dred eighty and two years, and begat

8 But Noah found grace in the

eyes of the LORD. 29 And he called his name Noah, 9 These are the generations of saying, This same shall comfort us Noah: Noah was a just man and concerning our work and toil of our perfect in his generations, and Noah hands, because of the ground which walked with God. the LORD hath cursed.

10 And Noah begat three sons, 30 And Lamech lived after he be- Shem, Ham, and Japheth. gat Noah five hundred ninety and five 11 The earth also was corrupt beyears, and begat sons and daughters: fore God; and the earth was filled 31 And all the days of Lamech with violence.

seven hundred seventy and 12 And God looked upon the earth, seven years: and he died.

and, behold, it was corrupt; for all 32 And Noah was five hundred flesh had corrupted his way upon the years old : and Noah begat Shem, earth. Ham, and Japheth.

13 And God said unto Noah, The

a son:


The form of the ark. CHAPTER VII. Noah entereth the ark. end of all flesh is come before me; take to thee by sevens, the male and for the earth is filled with violence his female: and of beasts that are not through thein; and, behold, I will clean by two, the male and his female. destroy them with the earth.

3 Of fowls also of the air by sevens, 14 | Make thee an ark of gopher the male and the female; to keep seed wood ; rooms shalt thou make in alive upon the face of all the earth. the ark, and shalt pitch it within and 4 For yet seven days, and I will without with pitch.

cause it to rain upon the earth forty 15 And this is the fashion which days and forty nights; and every living thou shalt make it of: The length of substance that I have made will i the ark shall be three hundred cubits, destroy from off the face of the earth. the breadth of it fifty cubits, and the 5 And Noah did according unto all height of it thirty cubits.

that the LORD commanded him. 16 A window shalt thou make to 6 And Noah was six hundred years the ark, and in a cubit shalt thou finish old when the flood of waters was upon it above; and the door of the ark the earth. shalt thou set in the side thereof; 7 And Noah went in, and his with lower, second, and third stories sons, and his wife, and his sons' wives shalt thou make it.

with him, into the ark, because of the 17 And, behold, I, even I, do bring waters of the flood. a flood of waters upon the earth, to 8 Of clean beasts, and of beasts that destroy all flesh, wherein is the breath are not clean, and of fowls, and of every of life, from under heaven; and every thing that creepeth upon the earth, thing that is in the earth shall die. 9 There went in two and two unto

18 But with thee will I establish my Noah into the ark, the male and the covenant; and thou shalt come into female, as God had commanded Noah. the ark, thou, and thy sons, and thy

10 And it came to pass

after seven wife, and thy sons' wives with thee. days, that the waters of the flood

19 And of every living thing of all were upon the earth. flesh, two of every sort shalt thou bring 11 | In the six hundredth year of into the ark, to keep them alive with Noah's life, in the second month, the thee; they shall be male and female. seventeenth day of the month, the

20 Of fowls after their kind, and of same day were all the fountains of the cattle after their kind, of every creep- great deep broken up, and the windows ing thing of the earth after his kind; of heaven were opened. two of every sort shall come unto 12 And the rain was upon the earth thee, to keep them alive.

forty days and forty nights. 21 And take thou unto thee of all 13 In the selfsame day entered food that is eaten, and thou shalt Noah, and Shem, and Ham, and Jagather it to thee; and it shall be for pheth, the sons of Noah, and Noah's food for thee, and for them.

wife, and the three wives of his sons 22 Thus did Noah; according to all with them, into the ark; that God commanded him, so did he. 14 They, and every beast after his

kind, and all the cattle after their CHAPTER VII.

kind, and every creeping thing that 1 Noah, with his family, and the living creatures, enter into the ark. 17 The beginning, increase, and conti

creepeth upon the earth after his nuance of the flood. 21 All flesh destroyed. kind, and every fowl after his kind, ND the Lord said unto Noah, every bird of every sort.

Come thou and all thy house 15 And they went in unto Noah into the ark; for thee have I seen into the ark, two and two of all flesh, righteous before me in this generation. wherein is the breath of life. 2 Of every clean beast thou shalt 16 And they that went in, went in

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The flood of waters.


The waters assuage. male and female of all flesh, as God | end of the hundred and fifty days the had commanded him; and the LORD waters were abated. shut him in.

4 And the ark rested in the seventh 17 And the flood was forty days month, on the seventeenth day of the upon the earth ; and the waters in- month, upon the mountains of Ararat. creased, and bare up the ark, and it 5 And the waters decreased conwas lifted up above the earth. tinually until the tenth month: in

18 And the waters prevailed, and the tenth month, on the first day of were increased greatly upon the the month, were the tops of the earth; and the ark went upon the mountains seen. face of the waters.

6 | And it came to pass at the end of 19 And the waters prevailed ex. forty days, that Noah opened the winceedingly upon the earth; and all dow of the ark which he had made: the high hills, that were under the 7 And he sent forth a raven, which whole heaven, were covered.

went forth to and fro, until the wa20 Fifteen cubits upward did the ters were dried up from off the earth. waters prevail; and the mountains 8 Also he sent forth a dove from were covered.

him, to see if the waters were abated 21 And all flesh died that moved from off the face of the ground. upon the earth, both of fowl, and of 9 But the dove found no rest for cattle, and of beast, and of every the sole of her foot, and she returned creeping thing that creepeth upon the unto him into the ark; for the wa. earth, and every man:

ters were on the face of the whole 22 All in whose nostrils was the earth. Then he put forth his hand, breath of life, of all that was in the and took her, and pulled her in unto dry land, died.

him into the ark. 23 And every living substance was 10 And he stayed yet other seven destroyed which was upon the face days; and again he sent forth the of the ground, both man, and cattle, dove out of the ark. and the creeping things, and the fowl 11 And the dove came in to him in of the heaven ; and they were de- the evening, and, lo, in her mouth stroyed from the earth : and Noah was an olive leaf plucked off: so Noah only remained alive, and they that knew that the waters were abated were with him in the ark.

from off the earth. 24 And the waters prevailed upon 12 And he stayed yet other seven the earth a hundred and fifty days. days, and sent forth the dove, which re

turned not again unto him any more. CHAPTER VIII.

13 | And it came to pass in the six 1 The waters assuage. 4 The ark resteth on Ararat. 7

The raven and the dove, 15 Noah, being commanded, hundredth and first year, in the first 18 goeth forth out of the ark. 20 He buildeth an altar,

month, the first day of the month, and otjereth sacrifice, 21 which God accepteth, and promiscth to curse the earth no more.

the waters were dried up from off the ND God remembered Noah, and earth: and Noah removed the cover

every living thing, and all the ing of the ark, and looked, and, becattle that was with him in the ark: hold, the face of the ground was dry. and God made a wind to pass over 14 And in the second month, on the the earth, and the waters assuaged. seven and twentieth day of the month,

2 The fountains also of the deep was the earth dried. and the windows of heaven were 15 | And God spake unto Noah, stopped, and the rain from heaven saying. was restrained.

16 Go forth of the ark, thou, and 3 And the waters returned from off | thy wife, and thy sons, and thy sons' the earth continually: and after the wives with thee.


Noah goeth out of the ark. CHAPTER IX. God's covenant with him.

17 Bring forth with thee every 5 And surely your blood of your living thing that is with thee, of all lives will I require : at the hand of flesh, both of fowl, and of cattle, and every beast will I require it, and at of every creeping thing that creepeth the hand of man; at the hand of upon the earth; that they may breed every man's brother will I require abundantly in the earth, and be fruit the life of man. ful, and multiply upon the earth. 6 Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by

18 And Noah went forth, and his man shall his blood be shed: for in sons, and his wife, and his sons' the image of God made he man. wives with him:

7 And you, be ye fruitful, and 19 Every beast, every creeping multiply ; bring forth abundantly in thing, and every fowl, and whatso- the earth, and multiply therein. ever creepeth upon the earth, after 8 | And God spake unto Noah, their kinds, went forth out of the ark. and to his sons with him, saying,

20 TAnd Noah builded an altar un. 9 And I, behold, I establish my to the LORD; and took of every clean covenant with you, and with your beast, and of every clean fowl, and seed after you; offered burnt offerings on the altar. 10 And with every living creature

21 And the LORD smelled a sweet that is with you, of the fowl, of the savour; and the LORD said in his cattle, and of every beast of the earth heart, I will not again curse the with you; from all that go out of the ground any more for man's sake; ark, to every beast of the earth. for the imagination of man's heart 11 And I will establish my coveis evil from his youth: neither will nant with you; neither shall all flesh I again smite any more every thing be cut off any more by the waters of living, as I have done.

a flood ; neither shall there any more 22 While the earth remaineth, seed be a flood to destroy the earth. time and harvest, and cold and heat, 12 And God said, This is the toand summer and winter, and day and ken of the covenant which I make night shall not cease.

between me and you, and every liv .

ing creature that is with you, for CHAPTER IX.

perpetual generations : 1 God blesseth Noah. 4 Murder and the eating of blood 13 I do set my bow in the cloud, are forbidden. 8 Gods covenant, 13 signified by the rainboro. 18 Noah replenisheth the world, 20 planteth

and it shall be for a token of a covea vineyard, 21 is drunken, and mocked by Ham. 25 He

nant between me and the earth. curseth Canaan, 26 blesseth Shem and Japheth, 29 and

14 And it shall come to pass, when ND God blessed Noah and his I bring a cloud over the earth, that

sons, and said unto them, Be the bow shall be seen in the cloud : fruitful, and multiply, and replenish 15 And I will remember my covethe earth.

nant, which is between me and you 2 And the fear of you and the dread and every living creature of all flesh; of

you shall be upon every beast of and the waters shall no more become the earth, and upon every fowl of the a flood to destroy all flesh. air, upon all that moveth upon the 16 And the bow shall be in the cloud; earth, and upon all the fishes of the and I will look upon it, that I may resea; into your hand are they delivered. member the everlasting covenant be.

3 Every moving thing that liveth tween God and every living creature shall be ineat for you ; even as the of all flesh that is upon the earth. green herb have I given you all things. 17 And God said unto Noah, This

4 But flesh with the life thereof, is the token of the covenant, which which is the blood thereof, shall ye I have established between me and not eat.

all flesh that is upon the earth.


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