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12 And the earth brought forth 1 The creation of heaven and earth, 3 of the light, 6 and

grass, and herb yielding seed after of the firmament. 9 The earth separated from the waters, 11 and made fruitful. 14 The creation of the

his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, sun, moon, and stars, 20 of fish and fowl, 24 of beasts whose seed was in itself, after his and cattle, 26 and of man in the image of God. 29 Also the appointment of food.

kind : and God saw that it was good. N the beginning God created the 13 And the evening and the mornheaven and the earth.

ing were the third day. 2 And the earth was without form, 14 | And God said, Let there be and void ; and darkness was upon the lights in the firmament of the heaven face of the deep. And the Spirit of to divide the day from the night; God moved upon the face of the waters. and let them be for signs, and for

3 And God said, Let there be light : seasons, and for days, and years : and there was light.

15 And let them be for lights in the 4 And God saw the light, that it firmament of the heaven to give light was good: and God divided the light upon the earth : and it was so. from the darkness.

16 And God made two great lights; 5 And God called the light Day, the greater light to rule the day, and and the darkness he called Night. the lesser light to rule the night: he And the evening and the morning made the stars also. were the first day.

17 And God set them in the firma6 And God said, Let there be a ment of the heaven to give light upon firmament in the midst of the waters, the earth, and let it divide the waters from the 18 And to rule over the day and waters.

over the night, and to divide the light 7 And God made the firmament, from the darkness: and God saw that and divided the waters which were it was good. under the firmament from the waters 19 And the evening and the mornwhich were above the firmament: ing were the fourth day. and it was so.

20 | And God said, Let the waters 8 And God called the firmament bring forth abundantly the moving Heaven. And the evening and the creature that hath life, and fowl that morning were the second day. may fly above the earth in the open

9 And God said, Let the waters firmament of heaven. under the heaven be gathered toge 21 And God created great whales, ther unto one place, and let the dry and every living creature that moveth, land appear: and it was so.

which the waters brought forth abun. 10 And God called the dry land dantly, after their kind, and every Earth; and the gathering together of winged fowl after his kind : and God the waters called he Seas : and God saw that it was good. saw that it was good.

22 And God blessed them, saying, 11 And God said, Let the earth Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill bring forth grass, the herb yielding the waters in the seas, and let fowl seed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit multiply in the earth. after his kind, whose seed is in itself, 23 And the evening and the mornupon the earth : and it was so. ing were the fifth day.

The creation of man.


The first sabbath. 24 | And God said, Let the earth 2 And on the seventh day God bring forth the living creature after ended his work which he had made; his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, and he rested on the seventh day from and beast of the earth after his kind : all his work which he had made. and it was so.

3 And God blessed the seventh day, 25 And God made the beast of the and sanctified it: because that in it he earth after his kind, and cattle after had rested from all his work which their kind, and every thing that creep- God created and made. eth upon the earth after his kind : and 4 T These are the generations of the God saw that it was good.

heavens and of the earth when they 26 9 And God said, Let us make were created, in the day that the man in our image, after our likeness : | Lord God made the earth and the and let them have dominion over the heavens, fish of the sea, and over the fowl of 5 And every plant of the field bethe air, and over the cattle, and over fore it was in the earth, and every all the earth, and over every creeping herb of the field before it grew: for thing that creepeth upon the earth. the LORD God had not caused it to

27 So God created man in his own rain upon the earth, and there was image, in the image of God created he not a man to till the ground. him; male and female created he them. 6 But there went up a mist from

28 And God blessed them, and God the earth, and watered the whole face said unto them, Be fruitful, and mul- of the ground. tiply, and replenish the earth, and 7 And the Lord God formed man subdue it: and have dominion over of the dust of the ground, and breathed the fish of the sea, and over the fowl into his nostrils the breath of life; of the air, and over every living thing and man became a living soul. that moveth upon the earth.

8 | And the Lord God planted a 29 And God said, Behold, I have garden eastward in Eden; and there given you every herb bearing seed, he put the man whom he had formed. which is upon the face of all the 9 And out of the ground made the earth, and every tree, in the which is Lord God to grow every tree that the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to is pleasant to the sight, and good for you it shall be for meat.

food; the tree of life also in the 30 And to every beast of the earth, midst of the garden, and the tree of and to every fowl of the air, and to knowledge of good and evil. every thing that creepeth upon the 10 And a river went out of Eden to earth, wherein there is life, I have water the garden ; and from thence given every green herb for meat: and it was parted, and became into four it was so.

heads. 31 And God saw every thing that 11 The name of the first is Pison: he had made, and, behold, it was very that is it which compasseth the good. And the evening and the whole land of Havilah, where there morning were the sixth day.

is gold;

12 And the gold of that land is CHAPTER II.

good : there is bdellium and the onyx 1 The first sabbath. 4 The history of the creation. 8 The

stone. planting of the garden of Eden, 10 and the river there 13 And the name of the second of. 17 The tree of knowledge only forbidden. 19 The naming of the creatures. 21 The making of woman,

river is Gihon: the same is it that and the institution of marriage.

compasseth the whole land of Ethi. HUS the heavens and the earth opia.

were finished, and all the host 14 And the name of the third river of them.

is Hiddekel: that is it which goeth


Marriage instituted. CHAPTER III.

The fall of man. toward the east of Assyria. And the the Lord God had made. And he fourth river is Euphrates.

said unto the woman, Yea, hath God 15 And the LORD God took the said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of man, and put him into the garden the garden? of Eden to dress it and to keep it.

2 And the woman said unto the 16 And the LORD God commanded serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the man, saying, Of every tree of the the trees of the garden: garden thou mayest freely eat:

3 But of the fruit of the tree which 17 But of the tree of the knowis in the midst of the garden, God ledge of good and evil, thou shalt not hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neieat of it: for in the day that thou ther shall ye touch it, lest ye die. eatest thereof thou shalt surely die. 4 And the serpent said unto the

18 | And the LORD God said, It is woman, Ye shall not surely die: not good that the man should be alone; 5 For God doth know that in the I will make him a help meet for him. day ye eat thereof, then your eyes

19 And out of the ground the shall be opened; and ye shall be as LORD God formed every beast of the gods, knowing good and evil. field, and every fowl of the air; and 6 And when the woman saw that brought them unto Adam to see what the tree was good for food, and that he would call them: and whatsoever it was pleasant to the eyes, and a Adam called every living creature, tree to be desired to make one wise, that was the name thereof.

she took of the fruit thereof, and did 20 And Adam gave names to all eat, and gave also unto her husband cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and with her; and he did eat. to every beast of the field; but for 7 And the eyes of them both were Adam there was not found a help opened, and they knew that they were meet for him.

naked; and they sewed fig leaves to21 And the LORD God caused a gether, and made themselves aprons. deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he 8 And they heard the voice of the slept; and he took one of his ribs, and LORD God walking in the garden in closed up the flesh instead thereof. the cool of the day: and Adam and

22 And the rib, which the Lord God his wife hid themselves from the had taken from man, made he a wo presence of the LORD God amongst man, and brought her unto the man.

the trees of the garden. 23 And Adam said, This is now

9 And the LORD God called unto bone of my bones, and flesh of my Adam, and said unto him, Where flesh: she shall be called Woman, art thou? because she was taken out of man. 10 And he said, I heard thy voice,

24 Therefore shall a man leave his in the garden, and I was afraid, befather and his mother, and shall cause I was naked; and I hid myself. cleave unto his wife: and they shall 11 And he said, Who told thee that be one flesh.

thou wast naked ? Hast thou eaten of 25 And they were both naked, the the tree, whereof I commanded thee man and his wife, and were not that thou shouldest not eat? ashamed.

12 And the man said, The woman

whom thou gavest to be with me, she CHAPTER III. 1 The serpent deceiveth Eve. 6 Man's shameful fall,

gave me of the tree, and I did eat. 9 God arraigneth them. 14 The serpent is cursed.

13 And the LORD God said unto 15 The promised seed. 16 The punishment of man the woman, What is this that thou kind. 21 Their first clothing. 22 They are driven out of paradise.

hast done? And the woman said, The COW the serpent was more subtile serpent beguiled me, and I did eat. than any beast of the field which 14 And the LORD God said unto


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Man driven from paradise.


The murder of Abel. the serpent, Because thou hast done

CHAPTER IV. this, thou art cursed above all cattle,

1 The birth and occupation of Cain and Abel.

offerings unto the Lord. 8 The murder of Abel. 11 The and above every beast of the field; curse of Cain. 17 His son Enoch, and the first city.

19 Lamech and his two wives. 25 The birth of Seth, upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy ND Adam knew Eve his wife; life:

and she conceived, and bare 15 And I will put enmity between Cain,' and said, I have gotten a man thee and the woman, and between thy from the Lord. seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy 2 And she again bare his brother head, and thou shalt bruise his heel. Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep,

16 Unto the woman he said, I will but Cain was a tiller of the ground. greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy 3 And in process of time it came to conception; in sorrow thou shalt pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of bring forth children; and thy desire the ground an offering unto the LORD. shall be to thy husband, and he shall 4 And Abel, he also brought of the rule over thee.

firstlings of his flock and of the fat 17 And unto Adam he said, Because thereof. And the Lord had respect thou hast hearkened unto the voice unto Abel and to his offering: of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, 5 But unto Cain and to his offering of which I commanded thee, saying, he had not respect. And Cain was Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the very wroth, and his countenance fell. ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt 6 And the LORD said unto Cain, thou eat of it all the days of thy life; | Why art thou wroth? and why is thy

18 Thorns also and thistles shall it countenance fallen? bring forth to thee; and thou shalt 7 If thou doest well, shalt thou not eat the herb of the field.

be accepted ? and if thou doest not 19 In the sweat of thy face shalt well, sin lieth at the door: and unto thou eat bread, till thou return unto thee shall be his desire, and thou shalt the ground; for out of it wast thou rule over him. taken: for dust thou art, and unto 8 | And Cain talked with Abel his dust shalt thou return.

brother: and it came to pass, when 20 And Adam called his wife's name they were in the field, that Cain rose up Eve; because she was the mother of against Abel his brother, and slew him. all living

9 And the LORD said unto Cain, 21 Unto Adam also and to his wife | Where is Abel thy brother? And did the Lord God make coats of he said, I know not: Am I my broskins, and clothed them.

ther's keeper? 22 | And the LORD God said, Be 10 And he said, What hast thou hold, the man is become as one of done? the voice of thy brother's blood us, to know good and evil: and now, crieth unto me from the ground. lest he put forth his hand, and take 11 And now art thou cursed from also of the tree of life, and eat, and the earth, which hath opened her live for ever :

mouth to receive thy brother's blood 23 Therefore the LORD God sent from thy hand. him forth from the garden of Eden, 12 When thou tillest the ground, it to till the ground from whence he shall not henceforth yield unto thee was taken.

her strength; a fugitive and a vaga24 So he drove out the man: and bond shalt thou be in the earth. he placed at the east of the garden 13 And Cain said unto the LORD, of Eden cherubim, and a flaming My punishment is greater than I can sword which turned every way, to bear. keep the way of the tree of life.

14 Behold, thou hast driven me

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