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The creation of man. GENESIS, IL The garden of Eden. earth after his kind, and cattle after heavens and of the earth when they their kind, and every thing that creep- were created, in the day that the LORD eth upon the earth after his kind : God made the earth and the heavens, and God saw that it was good. 5 And every plant of the field be

26 And God said, Let us make fore it was in the carth, and every man in our image, after our likeness: herb of the field before it grew: for and let them have dominion over the the LORD God had not caused it to fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the rain upon the earth, and there was air, and over the cattle, and over all not a man to till the ground. the earth, and over every creeping 6 But there went up a mist from thing that creepeth upon the earth. the earth, and watered the whole

27 So God created man in his own face of the ground. image, in the image of God created 7 And the LORD God formed man he him; male and female created he of the dust of the ground, and breaththem.

ed into his nostrils the breath of life; 28 And God blessed them, and God and man became a living soul. said unto them, Be fruitful, and mul 8 | And the LORD God planted a tiply, and replenish the earth, and garden eastward in Eden; and there subdue it: and have dominion over he put the man whom he had formed. the fish of the sea, and over the fowl 9 And out of the ground made the of the air, and over every living thing LORD God to grow every tree that is that moveth upon the earth. pleasant to the sight, and good for

29 | And God said, Behold, I have food; the tree of life also in the midst given you every herb bearing seed, of the garden, and the tree of knowwhich is upon the face of all the ledge of good and evil. earth, and every tree, in the which 10 And a river went out of Eden to is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; water the garden; and from thence to you it shall be for meat.

it was parted, and became into four 30 And to every beast of the earth, heads. and to every fowl of the air, and to 11 The name of the first is Pison : every thing that crecpeth upon the that is it which compasseth the whole earth, wherein there is life, I have land of Havilah, where there is gold; given every green herb for meat: 12 And the gold of that land is good: and it was so.

there is bdellium and the onyx stone. 31 And God saw every thing that 13 And the name of the second river he had made, and, behold, it was is Gihon: the same is it that compassvery good. And the evening and eth the whole land of Ethiopia. the morning were the sixth day. 14 And the name of the third river

is Hiddekel: that is it which goeth CHAPTER II. 1 The first sabbath. 4 The manner of the cre

toward the east of Assyria. And the ation. 8 The planting of the garden of Eden, fourth river is Euphrates. 10 and the river thereof. 17 The tree of know

15 And the LORD God took the ledge only forbidden. 19, 20 The naming of the creatures. 21 The making of woman, and man, and put him into the garden institution of marriage.

of Eden to dress it and to keep it. Tuese thinkhade man amall the hott the man

, taying of every tree of the of them.

garden thou mayest freely eat: 2 And on the seventh day God 17 But of the tree of the knowledge ended his work which he had made; of good and evil, thou shalt not eat and he rested on the seventh day from of it: for in the day that thou eatest all his work which he had made. thereof thou shalt surely die.

3 And God blessed the seventh 18 | And the LORD God said, It is day, and sanctified it: because that not good that the man should be in it he had rested from all his work alone; I will make him an help meet which God created and made.

for him. 4 These are the generations of the 19 And out of the ground the LORD

The serpent deceiveth Eve. GENESIS, III. Man's shameful fall. God formed every beast of the field, it was pleasant to the eyes, and a and every fowl of the air; and brought tree to be desired to make one wise, them unto Adam to see what he she took of the fruit thereof, and did would call them: and whatsoever eat, and gave also unto her husband Adam called every living creature, with her; and he did eat. that was the name thereof.

7 And the eyes of them both were 20 And Adam gave names to all opened, and they knew that they cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and were naked; and they sewed fiy to every beast of the field; but for leaves together, and made themAdam there was not found an help selves aprons. meet for him.

8 And they heard the voice of the 21 And the LORD God caused a LORD God walking in the garden in deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he the cool of the day: and Adam and slept: and he took one of his ribs, and his wife hid themselves from the preclosed up the flesh instead thereof; sence of the LORD God amongst the

22 And the rib, which the LORD trees of the garden. God had taken from man, made he 9 And the LORD God called unto a woman, and brought her unto the Adam, and said unto him, Where art man.

thou? 23 And Adam said, This is now 10 And he said, I heard thy voice in bone of my bones, and flesh of my the garden, and I was afraid, because flesh: she shall be called Woman, I was naked; and I hid myself. because she was taken out of Man. 11 And he said, Who told thee that

24 Therefore shall a man leave his thou wast naked ? Hast thou eaten of father and his mother, and shall the tree, whereof I commanded thee cleave unto his wife: and they shall that thou shouldest not eat? be one flesh.

12 And the man said, The woman 25 And they were both naked, whom thou gavest to be with me, she the man and his wife, and were not gave me of the tree, and I did eat. ashamed.

13 And the LORD God said unto the CHAPTER III.

woman, What is this that thou hast 1 The serpent deceiveth Eve. 6 Man's shameful done? And the woman said, The serfall. 9 God arraigncth them. 14 The serpent pent beguiled me, and I did eat. is cursed. 15 The promised seed. 16 The punishment of mankind. 21 Their first clothing.

14 And the LORD God said unto 22 Their casting out of paradise.

the serpent, Because thou hast done COW the serpent was more sub- this, thou art cursed above all cattle,

til than any beast of the field and above every beast of the field; which the LORD God had made. upon thy belly shalt thou go, and And he said unto the woman, Yea, dust shalt thou eat all the days of hath God said, Ye shall not eat of thy life: every tree of the garden?

15 And I will put enmity between 2 And the woman said unto the thee and the woman, and between serpent, We may eat of the fruit of thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise the trees of the garden:

thy head, and thou shalt bruise his 3 But of the fruit of the tree which heel. is in the midst of the garden, God 16 Unto the woman he said, I will hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, nei- greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy ther shall ye touch it, lest ye die. conception ; in sorrow thou shalt

4 And the serpent said unto the bring forth children ; and thy desire woman, Ye shall not surely die : shall be to thy husband, and he shall

5 For God doth know that in the rule over thee. day ye eat thereof, then your eyes 17 And unto Adam he said, Beshall be opened, and ye shall be as cause thou hast hearkened unto the gods, knowing good and evil. voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of

6 And when the woman saw that the tree, of which I commanded thee, the tree was good for food, and that I saying, Thou shalt not eat of it:


Birth of Cain and Abel. GENESIS, IV. The murder of Abel. cursed is the ground for thy sake ;, Why art thou wroth ? and why is in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the thy countenance fallen? days of thy life;

7 If thou doest well, shalt thou not 18 Thorns also and thistles shall it be accepted ? and if thou doest not bring forth to thee; and thou shalt well, sin lieth at the door. And unto eat the herb of the field;

thee shall be his desire, and thou 19 In the sweat of thy face shalt shalt rule over him. thou eat bread, till thou return unto 8 And Cain talked with Abel his the ground; for out of it wast thou brother: and it came to pass, when taken: for dust thou art, and unto they were in the field, that Cain dust shalt thou return.

rose up against Abel his brother, 20 And Adam called his wife's name and slew him. Eve; because she was the mother of 9 [And the LORD said unto Cain, all living

Where is Abel thy brother? And he 21 Unto Adam also and to his wife said, I know not: Am I my brother's did the LORD God make coats of keeper? skins, and clothed them.

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

from thy hand; 23 Therefore the LORD God sent 12 When thou tillest the ground, it him forth from the garden of Eden, shall not henceforth yield unto thee to till the ground from whence he her strength ; a fugitive and a vagawas taken.

bond shalt thou be in the earth. 24 So he drove out the man; and 13 And Cain said unto the LORD, he placed at the east of the garden My punishment is greater than I can of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming bear. sword which turned every way, to 14 Behold, thou hast driven me out keep the way of the tree of life. this day from the face of the earth; CHAPTER IV.

and from thy face shall I be hid; 1 The birth, trade, and religion of Cain and Abel. and I shall be a fugitive and a va8 The murder of Abel

. 11 The curse of Cain. gabond in the earth ; and it shall 17 Enoch the first city. 19 Lamech and his two wives. 25 The birth of Seth, 26 and Enos.

come to pass, that every one that ND Adam knew Eve his wife ; findeth me shall slay me.

15 And the LORD said unto him, Cain, and said, I have gotten a man Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain, from the LORD.

vengeance shall be taken on him 2 And she again bare his brother sevenfold. And the LORD set a mark Abel. And Abel was a keeper of upon Cain, lest any finding him sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the should kill him. ground

16 | And Cain went out from the 3 And in process of time it came to presence of the LORD, and dwelt in pass, that Cain brought of the fruit the land of Nod, on the east of Eden. of the ground an offering unto the 17 And Cain knew his wife ; and LORD.

she conceived, and bare Enoch : and 4 And Abel, he also brought of the he builded a city, and called the firstlings of his flock and of the fat name of the city, after the name of thereof. And the LORD had respect his son, Enoch. 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

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of the patriarchs. wives: the name of the one was Adah, | Enos eight hundred and seven years, and the name of the other Zillah. and begat sons and daughters :

20 And Adah bare Jabal : he was 8 And all the days of Seth were the father of such as dwell in tents, nine hundred and twelve years: and and of such as have cattle.

he died. 21 And his brother's name was Ju- 9 1 And Enos lived ninety years, bal: he was the father of all such as and begat Cainan : handle the harp and organ.

10 And Enos lived after he begat 22 And Zillah, she also bare Tubal- Cainan eight hundred and fifteen cain, an instructer of every artificer years, and begat sons and daughters : in brass and iron : and the sister of 11 And all the days of Enos were Tubal-cain was Naamah.

nine hundred and five years : and 23 And Lamech said unto his wives, he died. Adah and Zillah, Hear my voice; ye 12 And Cainan lived seventy years, wives of Lamech, hearken unto my and begat Mahalaleel : speech: for I have slain a man to 13 And Cainan lived after he begat my wounding, and a young man to Mahalaleel eight hundred and forty

years, and begat sons and daughters : 24 If Cain shall be avenged se 14 And all the days of Cainan were venfold, truly Lamech seventy and nine hundred and ten years : and sevenfold

he died. 25 | And Adam knew his wife a 15 | And Mahalaleel lived sixty and gain; and she bare a son, and called 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 name Enos: then began men to call years : and he died. upon the name of the LORD.

18 | And Jared lived an hundred

sixty and two years, and he begat CHAPTER V.

Enoch: 1 The genealogy, age, and death of the patriarchs from Adam unto Noah. 24 The godliness and

19 And Jared lived after he begat translation of Enoch.

Enoch eight hundred years, and beTHIS is the book of the genera- gat sons and daughters :

tions of Adam. In the day that 20 And all the days of Jared were God created man, in the likeness of nine hundred sixty and two years: God made he him ;

and he died. 2 Male and female created he them; 21 | And Enoch lived sixty and five and blessed them, and called their years, and begat Methuselah: name Adam, in the day when they 22 And Enoch walked with God were created

after he begat Methuselah three 3 And Adam lived an hundred hundred years, and begat sons and and thirty years, and begat a son in daughters : his own likeness, after his image; 23 And all the days of Enoch were and called his name Seth :

three hundred sixty and five years: 4 And the days of Adam after he 24 And Enoch walked with God: had begotten Seth were eight hun- and he was not; for God took him. dred years: and he begat sons and 25 And Methuselah lived an hundaughters :

dred eighty and seven years, and be5 And all the days that Adam lived gat Lamech : were nine hundred and thirty years :

26 And Methuselah lived after he and he died.

begat Lamech seven hundred eighty 6 And Seth lived an hundred and and two years, and begat sons and five years, and begat Enos :

daughters : 7 And Seth lived after he begat 27 And all the days of Methuselah


Wickedness of the world. GENESIS, VI. The form of the ark. were nine hundred sixty and nine 9 These are the generations of years: and he died

Noah: Noah was a just man and 28 9 And Lamech lived an hundred perfect in his generations, and Noah eighty and two years, and begat a son: walked with God.

29 Ănd he called his name Noah, 10 And Noah begat three sons, saying, This same shall comfort us Shem, Ham, and Japheth. concerning our work and toil of our 11 The earth also was corrupt behands, because of the ground which fore God, and the earth was filled the LORD hath cursed.

with violence. 30 And Lamech lived after he begat 12 And God looked upon the earth, Noah five hundred ninety and five and, behold, it was corrupt; forallflesh years, and begat sons and daughters : had corrupted his way upon the earth.

31 And all the days of Lamech were 13 And God said unto Noah, The seven hundred seventy and seven end of all flesh is come before me; years : and he died.

for the earth is filled with violence 32 And Noah was five hundred through them; and, behold, I will years old : and Noah begat Shem, destroy them with the earth. Ham, and Japheth.

14 | Make thee an ark of gopher CHAPTER VI.

wood; rooms shalt thou make in the 1 The wickedness of the world, which proroked ark, and shalt pitch it within and God's wrath, and caused the flood. 8 Noah find- without with pitch. eth grace. 14 The order, form, and end of the

15 And this is the fashion which ND it came to pass, when men thou shalt make it of: The length


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the earth, and daughters were born cubits, the breadth of it fifty cubits, unto them,

and the height of it thirty cubits. 2 That the sons of God saw the 16 A window shalt thou make to daughters of men that they were the ark, and in a cubit shalt thou fair; and they took them wives of finish it above; and the door of the all which they chose.

ark shalt thou set in the side there3 And the LORD said, My spirit shall of; with lower, second, and third not always strive with man, for that stories shalt thou make it. he also is flesh: yet his days shall be 17 And, behold, I, even I, do bring a an hundred and twenty years. flood of waters upon the earth, to de

4 There were giants in the carth in stroy all flesh, wherein is the breath those days; and also after that, when of life, from under heaven; and every the sons of God came in unto the thing that is in the earth shall die. daughters of men, and they bare chil 18 But with thee will I establish my dren to them, the same became mighty covenant; and thou shalt come into men which wereof old, men of renown. the ark, thou, and thy sons, and thy

5 And God saw that the wicked-wife, and thy sons' wives with thee. ness of man was great in the earth, 19 And of every living thing of all and that every imagination of the flesh, two of every sortshalt thou bring thoughts of his heart was only evil into the ark, to keep them alive with continually.

thee; they shall be male and female. 6 And it repented the LORD that 20 Of fowls after their kind, and of he had made man on the earth, and cattle after their kind, of every creepit grieved him at his heart.

ing thing of the earth after his kind, 7 And the LORD said, I will destroy two of every sort shall come unto man whom I have created from the thee, to keep them alive. face of the earth ; both man, and 21 And take thou into thee of all beast, and the creeping thing, and food that is eaten, and thou shalt the fowls of the air; for it repenteth gather it to thee; and it shall be me that I have made them.

for food for thee, and for them. 8 But Noah found grace in the eyes 22 Thus did Noah; according to all of the LORD.

that God commanded him, so did he.

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