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The wickedness of Ham. GENESIS, The generations of Noah.

18 | And the sons of Noah, that 4 And the sons of Javan; Elishah, went forth of the ark, were Shem, and Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim. and Ham, and Japheth: and Ham is 5 By these were the isles of the the father of Canaan.

Gentiles divided in their lands; every 19 These are the three sons of one after his tongue, after their fami. Noah : and of them was the whole lies, in their nations. earth overspread.

6 | And the sons of Ham; Cush, 20 And Noah began to be a hus- and Mizraim, and Phut, and Canaan. bandman, and he planted a vineyard: 7 And the sons of Cush; Seba, and

21 And he drank of the wine, and Havilah, and Sabtah, and Raamah, was drunken; and he was uncovered and Sabtechah : and the sons of Raawithin his tent.

mah; Sheba, and Dedan. 22 And Ham, the father of Canaan, 8 And Cush begat Nimrod : he besaw the nakedness of his father, and gan to be a mighty one in the earth. told his two brethren without.

9 He was a mighty hunter before 23 And Shem and Japheth took a the LORD: wherefore it is said, Even garment, and laid it upon both their as Nimrod the mighty hunter before shoulders, and went backward, and the LORD. covered the nakedness of their fa 10 And the beginning of his king. ther; and their faces were backward, dom was Babel, and Erech, and and they saw not their father's na Accad, and Calneh, in the land of kedness.

Shinar. 24 And Noah awoke from his wine, 11 Out of that land went forth and knew what his younger son had Asshur, and builded Nineveh, and done unto him.

the city Rehoboth, and Calah, 25 And he said, Cursed be Canaan; 12 And Resen between Nineveh a servant of servants shall he be unto and Calah: the same is a great city. his brethren.

13 And Mizraim begat Ludim, and 26 And he said, Blessed be the Anamim, and Lehabim, and NaphLORD God of Shem; and Canaan tuhim, shall be his servant.

14 And Pathrusim, and Casluhim, 27 God shall enlarge Japheth, and (out of whom came Philistim,) and he shall dwell in the tents of Shem; Caphtorim. and Canaan shall be his servant.

15 | And Canaan begat Sidon his 28 | And Noah lived after the firstborn, and Heth, flood three hundred and fifty years. 16 And the Jebusite, and the

29 And all the days of Noah were Amorite, and the Girgasite, nine hundred and fifty years: and he 17 And the Hivite, and the Arkite, died.

and the Sinite,

18 And the Arvadite, and the ZeCHAPTER X.

marite, and the Hamathite : and 1 The generations of Noah. 2 The sons of Japheth. 6 The

afterward were the families of the
sons of Ham. 8 Nimrod the first monarch. 21 The
sons of Shem,

Canaanites spread abroad.
COW these are the generations of 19 And the border of the Canaan.

the sons of Noah ; Shem, Ham, ites was from Sidon, as thou comest and Japheth: and unto them were to Gerar, unto Gaza; as thou goest sons born after the flood.

unto Sodom, and Gomorrah, and Ad. 2 | The sons of Japheth ; Gomer, mah, and Zeboim, even unto Lasha. and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, 20 These are the sons of Ham, afand Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras. ter their families, after their tongues,

3 And the sons of Gomer; Ash- in their countries, and in their nakenaz, and Riphath, and Togarmah. I tions.

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One language in the world. CHAPTER XI. The confusion of tongues.

21 | Unto Shem also, the father us a name, lest we be scattered abroad of all the children of Eber, the brother upon the face of the whole earth. of Japheth the elder, even to him 5 And the LORD came down to see were children born.

the city and the tower, which the 22 The children of Shem; Elam, children of men builded. and Asshur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, 6 And the Lord said, Behold, the and Aram.

people is one, and they have all one 23 And the children of Aram; Uz, language; and this they begin to do: and Hul, and Gether, and Mash. and now nothing will be restrained

24 And Arphaxad begat Salah; from them, which they have imagined and Salah begat Eber.

to do. 25 And unto Eber were born two 7 Go to, let us go down, and there sons: the name of one was Peleg; confound their language, that they for in his days was the earth divided; may not understand one another's and his brother's name was Joktan. speech.

26 And Joktan begat Almodad, and 8 8 So the LORD scattered them Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah, abroad from thence upon the face of

27 And Hadoram, and Uzal, and all the earth: and they left off to Diklah,

build the city. 28 And Obal, and Abimael, and 9 Therefore is the name of it called Sheba,

Babel; because the LORD did there 29 And Ophir, and Havilah, and Jo- confound the language of all the bab: all these were the sons of Joktan. earth: and from thence did the LORD

30 And their dwelling was from scatter them abroad upon the face of Mesha, as thou goest unto Sephar, a all the earth. mount of the east.

10 | These are the generations of 31 These are the sons of Shem, af- Shem: Shem was a hundred years ter their families, after their tongues, old, and begat Arphaxad two years in their lands, after their nations. after the flood:

32 These are the families of the 11 And Shem lived after he begat sons of Noah, after their generations, Arphaxad five hundred years, and in their nations: and by these were begat sons and daughters. the nations divided in the earth after 12 And Arphaxad lived five and the flood.

thirty years, and begat Salah:

13 And Arphaxad lived after he CHAPTER XI.

begat Salah four hundred and three 1 One language in the world. 3 The building of Babel.

3 The building of Babel. years, and begat sons and daughters. 6 The confusion of tongues. 10 The generations of Shem. 27 The generations of Terah the father of

14 And Salah lived thirty years, Abram. 31 Terah gocth from Ur to Haran.

and begat Eber: ND the whole earth was of one 15 And Salah lived after he begat

language, and of one speech. Eber four hundred and three years, 2 And it came to pass, as they and begat sons and daughters. journeyed from the east, that they 16 And Eber lived four and thirty found a plain in the land of Shinar; years, and begat Peleg: and they dwelt there.

17 And Eber lived after he begat 3 And they said one to another, Go Peleg four hundred and thirty years, to, let us make brick, and burn them and begat sons and daughters. thoroughly. And they had brick for 18 And Peleg lived thirty years, stone, and slime had they for mortar. and begat Reu:

4 And they said, Go to, let us build 19 And Peleg lived after he begat us a city, and a tower whose top may Reu two hundred and nine years, and reach unto heaven; and let us make begat sons and daughters.

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The generations of Terah. GENESIS,

God calleth Abram. 20 And Reu lived two and thirty | country, and from thy kindred, and years, and begat Serug:

from thy father's house, unto a land 21 And Reu lived after he begat | that I will shew thee: Serug two hundred and seven years,

2 And I will make of thee a great and begat sons and daughters. nation, and I will bless thee, and

22 And Serug lived thirty years, make thy name great; and thou and begat Nahor:

shalt be a blessing: 23 And Serug lived after he begat 3 And I will bless them that bless Nahor two hundred years, and begat thee, and curse him that curseth thee: sons and daughters.

and in thee shall all families of the 24 And Nahor lived nine and twen. earth be blessed. . ty years, and begat Terah:

4 So Abram departed, as the LORD 25 And Nahor lived after he begat had spoken unto him; and Lot went Terah a hundred and nineteen years, with him: and Abram was seventy and begat sons and daughters. and five years old when he departed 26 And Terah lived seventy years,

out of Haran. and begat Abram, Nahor, and Ilaran. 5 And Abram took Sarai his wife,

27 | Now these are the genera and Lot his brother's son, and all tions of Terah: Terah begat Abram, their substance that they had gaNahor, and Haran; and Haran begat thered, and the souls that they had Lot.

gotten in Haran; and they went 28 And Haran died before his fa- forth to go into the land of Canaan; ther Terah in the land of his nativity, and into the land of Canaan they · in Ur of the Chaldees.

29 And Abram and Nahor took 6 | And Abram passed through the them wives: the name of Abram's land unto the place of Sichem, unto wife was Sarai; and the name of the plain of Moreh. And the CanaanNahor's wife, Milcah, the daughter of ite was then in the land. Haran, the father of Milcah, and the 7 And the Lord appeared unto father of Iscah.

Abram, and said, Unto thy seed will 30 But Sarai was barren ; she had I give this land : and there builded no child.

he an altar unto the Lord, who ap31 And Terah took Abram his son, peared unto him. and Lot the son of Haran his son's 8 And he removed from thence un. son, and Sarai his daughter in law, to a mountain on the east of Beth-el, his son Abrain's wife; and they and pitched his tent, having Beth-el went forth with them from Ur of on the west, and Hai on the east: the Chaldees, to go into the land of and there he builded an altar unto Canaan; and they came unto Haran, the Lord, and called upon the name and dwelt there.

of the LORD. 32 And the days of Terah were two 9 And Abram journeyed, going on hundred and five years: and Terah still toward the south. died in Haran.

10 | And there was a famine in

the land : and Abram went down CHAPTER XII.

into Egypt to sojourn there; for the 1 God calleth Abram, and blesseth him. 3 A promise of famine was grievous in the land.

Messiah. 4 Abram deparleth with Lot from Haran. 6 11 And it came to pass, when he was He journeyeth through the land of Canaan, 7 which is promised him in a vision. 10 He is driven by a famine come near to enter into Egypt, that into Egypt. 11 Foar maketh him feign his wife to be he said unto Sarai his wife, Behold his sister. 14 Pharaoh, having taken her froin him, is compelled by plagues to restore her.

now, I know that thou art a fair TOW the LORD had said unto woman to look upon : Abram, Get thee out of thy

12 Therefore it shall come to pass,

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Abram goeth into Egypt. CHAPTER XIII. Abram and Lot separate. when the Egyptians shall see thee, he had made there at the first: and that they shall say, This is his wife: there Abram called on the name of and they will kill me, but they will the Lord.

. save thee alive.

5 | And Lot also, which went with 13 Say, I pray thee, thou art my Abram, had flocks, and herds, and sister: that it may be well with me tents. for thy sake; and my soul shall live 6 And the land was not able to because of thee.

bear them, that they might dwell 14 | And it came to pass, that, together: for their substance was when Abram was come into Egypt, great, so that they could not dwell the Egyptians beheld the woman that together. she was very fair.

7 And there was a strife between 15 The princes also of Pharaoh saw the herdmen of Abram's cattle and her, and commended her before Pha- the herdmen of Lot's cattle: and the raoh : and the woman was taken into Canaanite and the Perizzite dwelt Pharaoh's house.

then in the land. 16 And he entreated Abram well 8 And Abram said unto Lot, Let for her sake: and he had sheep, and there be no strife, I pray thee, beoxen, and he asses, and menservants, tween me and thee, and between my and maidservants, and she asses, and herdmen and thy herdmen; for we camels.

be brethren. 17 And the Lord plagued Pharaoh 9 Is not the whole land before thee? and his house with great plagues, separate thyself, I pray thee, from because of Sarai, Abram's wife. me: if thou wilt take the left hand,

18 And Pharaoh called Abram, and then I will go to the right; or if thou said, What is this that thou hast done depart to the right hand, then I will unto me? why didst thou not tell me

go to the left. that she was thy wife?

10 And Lot lifted

up his eyes, and 19 Why saidst thou, She is my beheld all the plain of Jordan, that sister ? so I might have taken her to it was well watered every where, beme to wife: now therefore behold fore the LORD destroyed Sodom and thy wife, take her, and go thy way. Gomorrah, even as the garden of the

20 And Pharaoh commanded his LORD, like the land of Egypt, as thou men concerning him: and they sent comest unto Zoar. him away, and his wife, and all that 11 Then Lot chose him all the plain he had.

of Jordan; and Lot journeyed east:

and they separated themselves the CHAPTER XIII. ·

one from the other. 1 Abram and Lot return out of Egypt. 7 Because of the disagreement between their herdmen, they part asun

12 Abram dwelt in the land of der. 10 Lot goeth to wicked Sodom.

Canaan, and Lot dwelt in the cities the promise to Abram. 18 He removeth to Hebron, and

of the plain, and pitched his tent ND , toward Sodom.

he, wife, and that he 13 But the men of Sodom were had, and Lot with him, into the south. wicked and sinners before the LORD

2 And Abram was very rich in exceedingly. cattle, in silver, and in gold.

14 | And the LORD said unto 3 And he went on his journeys

from Abram, after that Lot was separated the south even to Beth-el, unto the from him, Lift up now thine eyes, place where his tent had been at and look from the place where thou the beginning, between Beth-el and art northward, and southward, and Hai;

eastward, and westward : 4 Unto the place of the altar, which 15 For all the land which thou seest,

14 God reneweth

there buildeth an altar.

22 The

ANO 'Amraphen King of Shinar,

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The battle of the kings. GENESIS,

Lot is taken captive. to thee will I give it, and to thy seed | Bela, the same is Zoar; and they for ever.

joined battle with them in the vale 16 And I will make thy seed as the of Siddim; dust of the earth : so that if a man can 9 With Chedorlaomer the king of number the dust of the earth, then Elam, and with Tidal king of nations, shall thy seed also be numbered. and Amraphel king of Shinar, and

17 Arise, walk through the land in Arioch king of Ellasar; four kings the length of it and in the breadth of with five. it; for I will give it unto thee.

10 And the vale of Siddim was full 18 Then Abram removed his .tent, of slimepits; and the kings of Sodom and came and dwelt in the plain of and Gomorrah fled, and fell there; Mamre, which is in Hebron, and built and they that remained fled to the there an altar unto the LORD.

mountain.

11 And they took all the goods of CHAPTER XIV.

Sodom and Gomorrah, and all their 1 The battle of four kings against five. 12 Lot is taken prisoner. 14 Abram rescueth him. 18 Melchizedek victuals, and went their way. blesseth Abram. 20 Abram giveth him tithes.

12 And they took Lot, Abram's rest of the spoil

, his partners having had their portions, he restoreth to the king of Sodom.

brother's son, who dwelt in Sodom, ND it came to pass in the days and his goods, and departed.

13 | And there came one that had Arioch king of Ellasar, Chedorlao- escaped, and told Abram the Hebrew; mer king of Elam, and Tidal king for he dwelt in the plain of Mamre of nations;

the Amorite, brother of Eshcol, and 2 That these made war with Bera brother of Aner: and these were conking of Sodom, and with Birsha king federate with Abram. of Gomorrah, Shinab king of Ad 14 And when Abram heard that mah, and Shemeber king of Zeboiim, his brother was taken captive, he and the king of Bela, which is Zoar. armed his trained servants, born in

3 All these were joined together in his own house, three hundred and the vale of Siddim, which is the salt eighteen, and pursued them unto Dan.

15 And he divided himself against 4 Twelve years they served Che- them, he and his servants, by night, dorlaomer, and in the thirteenth year and smote them, and pursued them they rebelled.

unto Hobah, which is on the left 5 And in the fourteenth year came hand of Damascus. Chedorlaomer, and the kings that 16 And he brought back all the were with him, and smote the Re- goods, and also brought again his phaim in Ashteroth Karnaim, and brother 'Lot, and his goods, and the the Zuzim in Ham, and the Emim women also, and the people. in Shaveh Kiriathaim,

17 | And the king of Sodom went 6 And the Horites in their mount out to meet him, after his return from Seir, unto El-paran, which is by the the slaughter of Chedorlaomer and wilderness.

of the kings that were with him, at 7 And they returned, and came to the valley of Shaveh, which is the En-mishpat, which is Kadesh, and king's dale. smote all the country of the Ama 18 And Melchizedek king of Salem lekites, and also the Amorites, that brought forth bread and wine: and he dwelt in Hazezon-tamar.

was the priest of the most high God. 8 And there went out the king of 19 And he blessed him, and said, Sodom, and the king of Gomorrah, Blessed be Abram of the most high and the king of Admah, and the God, possessor of heaven and earth: king of Zeboiim, and the king of 20 And blessed be the most high

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