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THE FIRST, BOOK OF MOSES,
Year before the Common Year of Christ, 4004.
Cycle of the Moon, 7,
Creation from Tisri or Sept. 1.
I het verband the earth.
a Pr. 8.23.
2 between the
Ps. 104.30. e Ps.33.9.
B. C. 4004. | 15 And let them be for lights in the firN beginning a God created the
mament of the heaven, to give light upon
Jno. 1.1,2. the earth: and it was so. 2 And the earth was e without form, and so Job 38.4. 16 And God made two great lights; the void; and darkness was upon the face of greater light to rule the day, and the the deep. And the Spirit d of God moved
lesser light to rule the night: he made the upon the face of the waters.
stars also. 3 And God said, 'Let there be light: Ro.1.20. 17 And God set them in the firmament and there was light.
1 for the rule of the heaven, to give light upon the earth, 4 And God saw the light, that it was of the day. 18 And to $ rule over the day and over good: and God divided ? the light from the
the night, and to divide the light from the darkness.
between the darkness: and God saw that it was good. 5 And God called the light * Day, and c Jobs 26.7. 19 And the evening and the morning the darkness he called Night. And the a Job 26.13. were the fourth day. evening and the morning were 3 the first
20 And God said, Let the waters bring day.
forth abundantly the moving + creature 6 And God said, Let there be a?firma- CSS,14.6. that hath 5 life, and fowl 6 that may fly
Ep.5.14 ment in the midst of the waters, and let 3 and the above the earth in the open 8 firmament of it divide the waters from the waters.
evening was heaven.
& the morn. 7 And God made the firmament, and
21 And God created great whales, and divided the waters which were under the
every living creature that moveth, which firmament from the waters which were het foul fly. the waters brought forth abundantly after
g Je.31.35. above the firmament: and it was so.
crpanxion. their kind, and every winged fowl after his 8 And God called the firmament Heaven. fico miche kind: and God saw that it was good.
firmament And the evening and the morning were
22 And God blessed them, saying, Be the second day.
fruitsul and multiply, and fill the waters in 9 And God said, m Let the waters under i Job 37.18. the seas; and let fowl multiply in the earth. the heaven be gathered together unto one i Pr.8.28. 23 And the evening and the morning place, and let the dry land appear; and it m Job 38.8. were the fifth day.
24 And God said, Let the earth bring 10 And God called the dry land Earth;
forth the living creature after his kind, and the gathering together of the waters
cattle, and creeping thing, and beast of the called he Seas: ana God saw that it was
earth after his kind: and it was so. good.
25 And God made the beast of the earth 11 And God said, Let the earth " brings tender grass after his kind, and cattle after their kind, forth grass, the herb yielding seed, and 9
and every thing that creepeth upon the the fruit-tree yielding ofruit after his kind,
earth after his kind: and God saw that it whose seed is in itself, upon the earth:
was good. and it was so.
26 And God said, Let us make man in 12 And the earth brought forth grass,
our image, after our likeness; and let them and herb yielding seed after his kind, and
have dominion over the fish of the sea, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in
over the fowl of the air, and over the itself, after his kind: and God saw that it
cattle, and over all the earth, and over was good.
every creeping thing that creepeth upon 13 And the evening and the morning p Ec:7.29. the earth.
Eph.4.9. were the third day:
27 So God created man in his own 14 And God said, Let there be a lights between the image, P in the image of God created he in the firmament of the heaven, to divide
him; male and female created he them. the 10 day from the night; and let them be
28 And God blessed them, and God said for signs and " for seasons, and for days,
unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and 7 replenish the earth, and subdue it; and
anto her i And ed, and il and th made the
God w of the thems God,
shall die di Co.11.9.
10 created to
The Fall of Man.
2 or, Adam. 15 And the Lord God took 2 the man, 29 And God said, Behold I have given 2 ver. &. and put him into the garden of Eden, to you every herb 3 bearing seed, which is 3 seeding sted. dress it and to keep it. upon the face of all the earth, and every
16 And the LORD God commanded the tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yield
4 eating thon
man, saying, Of every tree of the garden * ing seed; " to you it shall be for meat. b c.9.3. thou mayest freely eat.
cc.3.1,3, 30 And to every beast of the earth, and 11,17
17 But of the tree of the knowledge of to every fowl of the air, and to every
good and evil, o thou shalt not eat of it: thing that creepeth upon the earth, wherein 5 a liring for in the day that thou eatest thereof, there is life, • I have given every green hcrb
6 dying thou
thou 6 shalt surely die. for meat: and it was so.
18 And the Lord God said, It is not good 31 And God saw every thing that he had
that the man should be alone; d I will make made, and, behold, it was very good. 7 as before him an help? meet for him. And the evening and the morning were
19 And out of the ground the LORD God the sixth day.
fowl of the air; and brought them unto THUS the heavens and the earth were 8 or, the man. Adam * to see what he would call them:
f Ex.20.11. finished, and all the host of them.
and whatsoever Adam called every living 2 And on the seventh day God ended
creature, that was the name thereof. his work which he had made; and he 9 called. 20 And Adam gave o names to all cattle, rested on the seventh day from all his
and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast work which he had made.
of the field; but for Adam there was not 3 And God blessed the seventh day, and 6.15.12. found an help meet for him. sanctified it; because that in it he had
21 And the Lord God caused a 'deep rested from all his work which God cre
sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept: ated '' and made.
and he took one of his ribs, and closed up 4 These are the generations of the heav
the flesh instead thereof. ens and of the earth when they were
22 And the rib which the LORD God had created, in the day that the LORD God Al builded. taken from man, made " he a woman, and made the earth and the heavens,
A Prov. 18.22.
brought her unto the man. 5 And every plant of the field before it
23 And Adam gaid, This is now bone of was in the earth, and every herb of the
my bones, and flesh of my Aesh: she shall field before it grew: for the Lord God 13 Isha. be called "? Woman, because she was taken had not caused it to rain upon the earth, Mark 10.7. out of 13 Man. was not a man to till the ground.
14 or, a mist
24 Therefore shall a man leave his faBut " there went up a mist from the up from. ther and his mother, and shall cleave unto
15 dust of the earth, and watered the whole face of the
ground. his wife: and they shall be one flesh. ground.
25 And they were both naked, the man And the Lord God formed man 15 of 19.64.8, and his wife, and were not ashamed. the dust of the ground, and * breathed K Job 13.1.
CHAP. III. into his ' nostrils the breath of life; and 1 16.2.22. TOW the " serpent was more o subtle * man became a living soul.
than any beast of the field which 8 And the Lord God planted "a garden 2.Cor.1.3
. the Lord God had made. And he said
p Ez.31.8,9. eastward in Eden;" and there he put the
unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, man whom he had formed. i
Ye shall not eat of every tree of the 9 And out of the ground made the Lord
garden? God to grow every tree that is pleasant to
2 And the woman said unto the serpent, the sight, and good for food; the ? tree of 24.3.22 We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the
Pr.3.18. life also in the midst of the garden, Rev.2.7. garden: and the tree of knowledge of good and
3 But of the fruit of the tree which is in evil.
the midst of the garden, God hath said, 10 And a river went out of Eden to 110.8.11. Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye water the garden; and from thence it was
touch it, lest
die. parted, and became into four heads.
4 And the serpent · said unto the "wo11 The name of the first is Pison: that
man, Ye shall not surely die: is it which compasseth "the whole land of v c.25.18. 5 For God doth know that in the day ye Havilah, where there is gold;
eat thereof, then your eyes shall be open12 And the gold of that land is good: ed; and ye shall be as gods, knowing good there is bdellium and the onyx-stone.
pleasant 17 to the eyes, and a tree to be 14 And the name of the third river is
desired to make one wise, she took of the Hiddekel: w that is it which goeth 19 toward 8 fruit thereof, and did eat; and gave also
n 1 Jno.3.12.
The Fall of Man.
Cain and Abel. unto her husband with her, and he did eat. B. C. 4004. hand, and take also of the tree of life, a and
7 And the eyes of them both were open-la Rev.2.7. eat, and live forever; ed, and they knew that they were naked: c.2.25. 23 Therefore the LORD God sent him o and they sewed fig-leaves together, and i or, things to forth from the garden of Eden, ° to till the made themselves 1 aprons.
gird about. ground from whence he was taken. 8 And they heard the voice of the LORD
24 So he drove out the man: and he God walking in the garden in the 2 cool
placed at the east of the garden of Eden, of the day: and Adam and his wife d hid Ain.9.2,3. cherubims, and a flaming sword f which
e Ps.80.1,&c. themselves from the presence of the LORD
turned every way, to keep the way s of the God, amongst the trees of the garden.
s I ch.21.16. tree of life. 9 And the Lord God called unto Adam,
CHAP. IV. and said unto him, Where art thou?
3 j.e. gotten, 10 And he said, I heard thy voice in the
she conceived, and bare 3 Cain, and garden, and I was afraid, " because I was n i jno.3.20. said, I have gotten a man from the LORD. naked; and I hid myself.
2 And she again bare his brother 4 Abel. 11 And he said, Who told thee that thou 5 a feeder. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but wast naked? Hast thou eaten of the tree,
Cain was a tiller of the ground. whereof I commanded thee that thou o at the end 3 And 6 in process of time it came to
of days. shouldest not eat?
i Num.18.12. pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the 12 And the man said, i The woman,
j Job 31.33.
ground an offering unto the Lord. whom thou gavest to be with me, she
7 sheep, or, 4 And Abel, he also brought of the me of the tree, and I did eat.
k Lev.3.10, firstlings of his ? flock, and of the k fat 13 And the LORD God said unto the
thereof. And the LORD had ? respect unto woman, What is this that thou hast done?
Abel, and to his offering: And the woman said, The serpent be
5 But unto Cain, and to his offering, he guiled me, and I did eat.
had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, 14 And the Lord God said unto the ser
and his countenance fell. pent, Because thou hast done this, thou
6 And the Lord said unto Cain, Why art art cursed above all cattle, and above
thou wroth? an why is thy countenance every beast of the field: upon thy belly
fallen? shalt thou go, and m dust shalt thou eat all ercellency. 7 If thou doest well, shalt thou not be the days of thy life:
7 07, subject accepted? and if thou doest not well, “ sin 15 And I will put enmity between thee
lieth at the door: And ' unto thee shall be and the woman, and between thy seed
his desire, and thou shalt rule over him. and P her seed; ? it shall bruise thy head,
8 And Cain talked with Abel his brother: and thou shalt bruise his heel.
and it came to pass, when they were in the 16 Unto the woman he said, I will
field, that Cain rose up against Abel his
7 Ro.16.20. greatly multiply thy sorrow, and thy con- Ep.4.8. brother, and " slew him.
Re. 12.7,8. ception: in sorrow thou shalt bring forth
9 And the LORD said unto Cain," children; and thy desire shall be to
Where is Abel thy brother? And he said, I thy husband, and he shall rule over 10 or, suhject know not: Am I my brother's keeper? thee.
to thy hus- 10 And he said, What hast thou done? 17 And unto Adam he said, Because t 1 Cor.14.34. the voice of thy brother's 11 blood “crieth thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy
unto me from the ground. wife, and hast eaten of the tree of which I
11 And now art thou cursed from the commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not
earth, which hath opened her mouth to eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy
receive thy brother's blood from thy hand. sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the
12 When thou tillest the ground, it shall days of thy life:
not henceforth yield unto thee her strength; 18 Thorns also and thistles shall it 12 bring 12 cause to a fugitive and a vagabond shalt thou be in forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb
the earth. of the field.
13 or, mine
13 And Cain said unto the LORD, My
iniquity is 19 In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat greater than punishment 13 is greater than I can bear. bread, till thou return unto the ground; be forgiren.
14 Behold, thou hast driven me out this for out of it wast thou taken: for dust
day from the face of the earth; and from thou art, and unto dust shalt thou re
thy face shall I be hid; and I shall be a turn.
fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; and 20 And Adam called his wife's name v Job15.20-24 it shall come to pass, that every one that Eve; 14 because she was the mother of all
Prov.28.1. findeth me shall slay me,
14 Chavah, living.
15 And the LORD said unto him, There21 Unto Adam also, and to his wife, did
fore whosoever slayeth Cain, vengeance the LORD God make coats of skins, and
shall be taken on him seven-fold. And * clothed them.
: 2 K1.13.23. the LORD set a mark upon Cain, lest any 22 And the LORD God said, y Behold, the
finding him should kill him. man is become as one of us, to know good
16 And Cain ? went out from the pregand evil: and now, lest he put forth his
9 ence of the LORD, and dwelt in the land ១.
B. C. 4004.
8 Gr. Mathu
sala. a c.6.9.
17.1. Deut.13.4. 2 Ki.20.3. Ps.16.8. Am.3.3. Mal.2.6.
of Adam. of Nod, on the east of Eden.
11 And all the days of Enos were nine 17 And Cain knew his wife; and she
hundred and five years: and he died. conceived, and bare 1 Enoch: and he
12 And Cainan lived seventy years, and builded a city, and called the name of the Maleleel. begat ? Mahalaleel: city, after the name of his son, Enoch.
13 And Cainan lived, after he begat 18 And unto Enoch was born Irad: and
Mahalaleel, eight hundred and forty years, Irad begat Mehujael: and Mehujael be
and begat sons and daughters: gat Methusael: and Methusael begat 3 La- 3 Lemech. 14 And all the days of Cainan were nine mech.
hundred and ten years: and he died. 19 And Lamech took unto him two
15 And Mahalaleel lived sixty and five wives: the name of the one was Adah, Jered. years, and begat 4 Jared: and the name of the other Zillah.
16 And Mahalaleel lived, after he begat 20 And Adah bare Jabal: he was the
Jared, eight hundred and thirty years, and father of such as dwell in tents, and of
begat sons and daughters: such as have cattle.
17 And all the days of Mahalaleel were 21 And his brother's name was Jubal: he
eight hundred ninety and five years: and was the father of all such as handle the
he died. harp and organ.
18 And Jared lived an hundred sixty and 22 And Zillah, she also bare Tubal-cain,
two years, and he begat Enoch: an 5 instructor of every artificer in brass
19 And Jared lived after he begat Enoch and iron: and the sister of Tubal-cain was
eight hundred years, and begat sons and Naamah.
daughters: 23 And Lamech said unto his wives,
20 And all the days of Jared were nine Adah and Zillah, Hear my voice; ye slay a man hundred sixty and two years: and he died. wives of Lamech, hearken unto my speech: wound, 8c.
21 And Enoch lived sixty and five years, for I have slain a man to my wounding, or, in my and begat & Methuselah: and a young man' to my hurt:
22 And Enoch a walked with God; after 24 If Cain shall be avenged seven-fold,
he begat Methuselah, three hundred years, truly Lamech seventy and seven-fold.
and begat sons and daughters: 25 And Adam knew his wife again; and
23 And all the days of Enoch were three she bare a son, and called his name
hundred sixty and five years: 9 Seth: For God, said she, hath appointed
24 And Enoch walked with God; and he me another seed instead of Abel, whom Sheth, i, e. was not, for God took him.
appointed, Cain slew.
25 And Methuselah lived an hundred
6 Heb.11.5. 26 And to Seth, to him also there was
eighty and seven years, and begat 10 Laborn a son; and he called his name Enos: 11 Enoth. mech: 11 Then began men
12 or, to call to call upon the
26 And Methuselah lived after he begat name of the LORD.
by the name Lamech seven hundred eighty and two CHAP. V.
of theLORD. AP.
De.26.17.Ps: years, and begat sons and daughters: THIS is the book of the generations of
27 And all the days of Methuselah were Adam. In the day that God created 1 Co.1.2. nine hundred sixty and nine years: and he man, in the likeness of God made he him;
died. 2 Maled and female created he them;
28 And Lamech lived an hundred eighty and blessed them, and called their name
and two years, and begat a son;
d Mal.2.15. Adam, in the day when they were created. 13 Gr. Noe; 29 And he called his name 13 Noah, saying, 3 And Adam lived an hundred and thir- i.e. rest, or, This same shall comfort us concerning our
comfort. ty years, and begat a son in his own e c.3.17. work and toil of our hands, because of the likeness, after his image; and called his
If Job 25.4.
ground which the Lord hath cursed. name Seth:
30 And Lamech lived after he begat 4 And the days of Adam, after he had
Noah five hundred ninety and five years, begotten Seth, were eight hundred years;
and begat sons and daughters. and he begat sons and daughters.
31 And all the days of Lamech were 5 And all the days that Adam lived were
seven hundred seventy and seven years: nine hundred and thirty years:6 and he died.
and he died. 6 And Seth lived an hundred and five
32 And Noah was five hundred years old: years, and begat Enos:
and Noah begat " Shem, Ham and Japheth. 7 And Seth lived, after he begat Enos, li Job 31,5
k . eight hundred and seven years, and begat Ezra 9.2.
i sons and daughters:
to multiply on the face of the earth, 8 And all the days of Seth were nine 2 Cor.6.14. and daughters were born unto them, hundred and twelve years: and he died.
2 That the sons of God saw the daughters 9 And Enos lived ninety years, and be
of men, that they were fair; and they took gat 14 Cainan:
Jer.11.7,11. them wives of all which they chose. 10 And Enos lived, after he begat Cain
3 And the LORD said, 'My Spirit shall an, eight hundred and fifteen years, and
not always strive with man, for that he begat sons and daughters:
10 also is flesh: 9 yet his days shall be an
5. Joel 2.32.
desires. e Le.11.
3 senen seven.
5 blot out.
The depravity of the World.
Noah invited into the Ark. hundred and twenty years.
B. C. 3317 (that is eaten, and thou shalt gather it to 4 There were giants in the earth in those
thee; and it shall be for food for thee and days; and also after that, when the sons
for them. of God came in unto the daughters of men,
22 Thus did Noah; a according to all and they bare children to them; the same
that God commanded him, so did he became mighty men, which were of old, a c.8.21.
CHAP. VII. men of renown.
Eze.8.9,12. 5 And God saw that the wickedness of
thou and all thy house into the ark:
1 or the whole man was great in the earth, and that every imagina
for C thee have I seen righteous before me imagination of the thoughts of his heart
in this generation. was only evil? continually.
word signi- 2 Of every clean beast thou shalt take to 6 And it repented the Lord that he had frescente thee by s sevens, the male and his female;
Tythe imagimade man on the earth, and it grieved him nation, but and of beasts that are not clean by two, the at his heart.
also the mer. male and his female. 7 And the LORD said, I will destroy man,
3 Of fowls also of the air by sevens, the whom I have created, from the face of the every day. male and the female; to keep seed alive earth; both* man and beast, and the creep- from man upon the face of all the earth. ing thing, and the fowls of the air: for it
4 For yet seven days, and I will cause it repenteth me that I have made them.
to rain upon the earth forty days and forty 8 But Noah found grace in the eyes of
nights; and every living substance that I the LORD.
have made will I destroy from off the face 9 These are the generations of Noah:
of the earth. Noah was a just man, and 6 perfect in his 6 or, upright. 5 And Noah did according unto all that generations, and Noah walked with God:
the LORD commanded him. 10 And Noah begat three sons, . Shem,
6 And Noah was six hundred years old Ham, and Japheth,
when the flood of waters was upon the 11 The earth also was corrupt before
earth. God; and the earth was filled with violence.
7 And Noah went in, and his sons, and 12 And God looked upon the earth, and,
his wife, and his sons' wives, with him, into behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had
the ark, because of the waters of the flood. corrupted his way upon the earth.
8 Of clean beasts, and of beasts that are 13 And God said unto Noah, The end s 1 Pet.4.7. not clean, and of fowls, and of every thing of all flesh is come before me; for the carth
that creepeth upon the earth, is filled with violence through them: and,
9 There went in two and two unto Noah behold, I will destroy them? with the earth. 7 or, from the into the ark, the male and the female, as 14 Make thee an ark of gopher-wood:
God had commanded Noah. rooms 8 shalt thou make in the ark, and
10 And it came to pass, after seven days, shalt pitch it within and without with pitch.
that the waters of the flood were upon the 15 And this is the fashion which thou
seronth day. earth. shalt make it of: The length of the ark
11 In the six hundredth year of Noah's shall be three hundred cubits, the breadth
life, in the second month, the seventeenth of it fifty cubits, and the height of it thirty
day of the month, the same day were all the cubits.
fountains 8 of the great deep broken up, and 16 A window shalt thou make to the ark,
the 10 windows of heaven were opened. and in a cubit shalt thou finish it above;
12 And the rain was upon the earth forty
10 or, floodand the door of the ark shalt thou set in
days and forty nights.
gales. the side thereof: with lower, second, and
13 In the self-same day entered Noah, third stories shalt thou make it.
and Shem, and Ham, and Japheth, the sons 17 And, behold, I, even I, * do bring a h Ps.93.3,4. of Noah, and Noah's wife, and the three flood of waters upon the earth, to destroy i c.6.18. wives of his sons with them, into the ark; all flesh, wherein is the breath of life, from
14 They, and every beast after his kind, under heaven; and every thing that is in
and all the cattle after their kind, and every the earth shall die.
creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth 18 But with thee will I establish my
after his kind, and every fowl after his covenant: and thou shalt come into the 11 wing. kind, every bird of every ark; thou, and thy sons, and thy wife, and
15 And they went in unto Noah into the thy sons' wives, with thee.
ark, two and two of all flesh, wherein is the 19 And of every living thing of all flesh,
breath of life. twoj of every sort shalt thou bring into the ; c.7.8,9. 16 And they that went in, went in male ark, to keep them alive with thee; they
and female of all flesh, as God had comshall be male and female.
manded him: and the LORD shut him in.k 20 Of fowls after their kind, and of cattle
17 And the flood was forty days upon the after their kind; of every creeping thing Prov.3.2. earth; and the waters increased, and bare of the earth after his kind; two of every sort
up the ark, and it was lift up above the earth. shall come unto thee, to keep them alive.
18 And the waters prevailed, and were 21 And take thou unto thee of all food 11 increased greatly upon the earth; and the
9 or, on the