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2nd he tras not : for God took him. 25 And Methuselah lived an hundred o and seven years, and begat Laneth : 26 And Methuselah lived after he begat Lamech seven hundred eighty and two years, and begat sons and daughters: 27 And all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred sixty and nine years; and he died. 28 of And Lamech lived an hundred eighty and two years; and begat a son: 29 And he called his name Noah, saying. This same shall comfort us concerning our work and toil of our hands, because of the ground which the Lord hath Cursed. 30 And Lamech lived after he begat Noah five hundred ninety and five years, and begatsons and daughters: 31 And all the days of Lamech were seven hundred seventy and seven years; and he died. 32 And Noah was five hundred years old; and Noah begat Shem, Ham, and

Japheth. CHAP. VI. 1 The Trickedness of the world causeth the food. 8.V%ah findeth grace. 14. The order, form, and end of the ark. A” it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them, 2 That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose. 3 And the Lord said, My spirit shall to always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years. 4 There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sts of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them: the same became mighty men, which were to rid, men of renown. 5* And God saw that the wickedness of man tas great in the earth, and that overy imagination of the thoughts of his teart oras only evil continually. 6 And it repented the Lord that he Ed made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart. 7 And the Lord said, I will destroy ** whom I have created from the face ote earth both man and beast, and the song thing, and the fowls of the air; : repenteth me that I have made

& But Noah found grace in the eyes of the Lord. .9 These are the generations of Noah: Xiah was a just man, and perfect in his ontrations, and Noah walked with God. o, And Noah begat three sons, Shem, on, and Jayheth.

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, 11 The earth also was corrupt before God; and the earth was filled with violence. 12 And God looked upon the earth, and behold, it was corrupt: for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth. 13 And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earthis filled with violence through them: and behold, I will destroy them with the earth. 14's Make theean ark of gopher-wood: rooms shalt thou make in the ark, and shalt pitch it within and without with pitch. 15 And this is the fashion which thou shalt make it of: the length of the ark shall be three hundred cubits, the breadth of it fifty cubits, and the height of it thirty | cubits. 16 A window shalt thou make to the ark, and in a cubit shalt thou finish it a|bove; and the door of the ark shalt thou set in the side thereof: with lower, second, and third stories shalt thou make it. 17 And behold, I, even I do bring a flood of waters upon the earth, to destroy all flesh, wherein is the breath of life, from under heaven: and everything that is in the earth shall die. 18 But with thee will I establish my covenant: and thou shalt come into the ark, thou, and thy sons, and thy wife, and thy sons wives with thee. 19 And of every living thing of all flesh, two of every sort shalt thou bring into the ark, to keep them alive with thee: they shall be male and female. 20 Of fowls after their kind, and of cattle after their kind, of every creeping thing of the earth after his kind, two of every sort shall come unto thee, to keep them alive. 21 And take thou unto thee of all food that is eaten, and thou shalt gather it to thee; and it shall be for food for thee, and for them. 22 Thus did Noah ; according to all that God commanded him, so did he. - P. VII. 1.Whah with his family entereth into the ark. 17. The beginning, increase, and continuance of the flood. NI) the Lord said unto Noah, Come thou and all thy house into the ark: for thee have I seen righteous before me in this generation. 2 Of every clean beast thou shalt take to thee by sevens, the male and his female: and of beasts that are not clean by two, the male and his female. 3. Of fowls also of the air by sevens, the male and the female; to keep seed alive upon the face of all the earth. . 4 For yet seven days, and I will cause

it to rain upon the earth forty days and forty nights; and every living substance

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that I have made will I destroy from off the face of the earth. 5 And Noah did according unto all that the Lon D commanded him. 6 And Noah was six hundred years old when the flood of waters was upon the earth. 7 || And Noah went in, and his sons, and his wife, and his sons wives with him, into the ark, because of the waters of the flood. 8 Of clean beasts, and of beasts that are not clean, and of fowls, and of every thing that creepeth upon the earth, 9 There went in two and two unto Noah into the ark, the male and the female, as God had commanded Noah. 10 And it came to pass after seven days, that the waters of the flood were upon the earth. 11 || In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken o and the windows of heaven were opened. 12 And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights. 13 In the self-same day entered Noah, and Shem, and Ham, and Japheth, the sons of Noah, and Noah's wife, and the three wives of his sons with them, into the ark: 14 They, and every beast after his kind, and all the cattle after their kind, and every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind, and every fowl after his kind, every bird of every sort. 15 And they went in unto Noah into

the ark, two and two of all flesh, wherein ||

is the breath of life. 16 And they that went in, went in male

and female of all flesh, as God had com

manded him: and the Lord shut him in. 17 And the flood was forty days upon

the earth: and the waters increased,

and bare up the ark, and it was lift up above the earth. 18 And the waters prevailed, and were increased greatly upon the earth: and the ark went upon the face of the waters. 19 And the waters prevailed exceed§ upon the earth; and all the high hills that were under the whole heaven were covered. 20 Fifteen cubits upward did the waters prevail : and the mountains were covered. 21 And all flesh died that moved upon the earth, both of fowl, and of cattle, and of beast, and of every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth, and every man: 22 All in whose nostrils was the breath of life, of all that was in the dry land, died. 23 And every living substance was destroyed which was upon the face of the ground, both man, and cattle, and the creeping things, and the fowl of the heaven ; and they were destroyed from the

earth; and Noah only remained alive,

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and they that were with him in the ark, 24 And the waters o upon the earth an hundred and fifty days. CHAP. VIII. 1 The waters assuage. 18 Mbah goeth Jorth of the ark, 20 buildeth an altar, and offereth sacrifice. 21 God's firomise to curse the earth no more. ND God remembered Noah, and every living thing, and all the cattle that was §. in the ark: and God made a wind to pass over the earth, and the waters assuaged; 2 The fountains also of the deep, and the windows of heaven were stopped, and the rain from heaven was restrained; 3 And the waters returned from off the earth continually : and after the end of the hundred and fifty days the waters were abated. 4 of And the ark rested in the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the | month, upon the mountains of Ararat. 5 And the waters decreased continually, until the tenth month : in the tenth | month, on the first day of the month, were the tops of the mountains seen. 6 || And it came to pass at the end of forty days, that Noah opened the window of the ark which he had made: 7 And he sent forth a raven, which went forth to and fro, until the waters were dried up from off the carth. 8 Also he sent forth a dove from him, to see if the waters were abated from off the face of the ground; 9 But the dove found no rest for the sole of her foot, and she returned unto | him into the ark; for the waters were on the face of the whole earth. Then he put forth his hand, and took her, and pulled her in unto him into the ark. 10 And he stayed yet other seven days, and o he sent forth the dove out of the ark; | 11 And the dove came in to him in the evening, and lo, in her mouth was an olive-leaf pluckt off: So Noah knew that the waters were abated from off the earth. 12 And he stayed yet other seven days, and sent forth the dove; which returned not again unto him any more. 13 *| And it came to pass in the six hundredth and first year, in the first month, the first day of the month, the waters were dried up from off the earth: and Noah removed the covering of the ark, and looked, and behold, the face of the ground was o 14 And in the second month, on the seven and twentieth day of the month, was the earth dried. 15 T And God spake unto Noah, saying, 16 Goforth of the ark, thou, and thy

wife, and thy sons, and thy sons wives with thee.

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Moah goeth cut of the ark. 17 Bring forth with thee every livin thing that is with thee, of all flesh, bot of fowl, and of cattle, o of o . ing thing that cree upon the earth ; #. § may . o: in the earth, and be fruitful, and Inultiply upon the earth. 18 And Noah went forth, and his sons, and his wife, and his sons wives with him: 19 Every beast, every creeping thing, and every fowl, and whatsoever creepeth upon the earth, after their kinds, went forth out of the ark. 20%. And Noah builded an altar unto the Lord, and took of every clean beast, and of every clean fowl, and offered burntcferings on the altar. 21 of And the Lord smelled a sweet savour; and the Lord said in his heart, I will not again curse the ind any more for man's sake; for the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth : neither will I againsmite any more every thing living, as I have done. 22 While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease. CHAP. IX. 1 God blesseth Moah. 4 Blood and murder are forbidden. 8 God’s covenant, 13 signified by the rainbow. 21 Moah is drunken. 25 Curseth Canaan, 29 and dieth. ND God blessed Noah and his sons, and said unto them, Be fruitful, and *::: and replenish the earth. 2 And the fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every beast of the earth, and upon every fowl of the air, upon all that moveth usion the earth, and upon all the fishes of the sea; into your hand are they delivered. 3 Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat for you; even as the green herb have I given you all things: 4 But flesh with the life thereof, which is the blood thereof, shall ye not eat. 5 And surely your blood of your lives will Irequire: at the hand of every beast will require it: and at the hand of man, at the hand of every man's brother will I ire the life of man. 5 Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man *I his blood be shed: for in the image tiod made he man.

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God’s covenant with him. 15

from all that go out of the ark, to every beast of the earth. 11 And I will establish my covenant with you; neither shall all flesh be cut off any more by the waters of a flood; neither shall there any more be a flood to destroy the earth. 12 And God said, This is the token of the covenant which I make between me and you and every living creature that is with you, for perpetual generations: 13 I do set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a token of a covenant between me and the earth. 14 And it shall come to pass, when I bring a cloud over the earth, that the bow shall be seen in the cloud : 15 And I will remember my covenant, which is between me and you and every living creature of all flesh; and the waters shall no more become a flood to destroy all flesh. 16 And the bow shall be in the cloud : and I will look o it, that I may remember the everlasting covenantbetween God and every living creature of all flesh that is upon the earth. 17 And God said unto Noah, This is the token of the covenant which I have established between me and all flesh that is upon the earth. 18 || And the sons of Noah that went forth of the ark, were Shem, and Ham, and Japheth: and Ham is the father of Canaan. 197'heseare the three sons of Noah: and of them was the whole earth overspread. 20 And Noah to be an husbandman, and he planted a vineyard : 21 And he drank of the wine, and was drunken, and hc was uncovered within his tent. 22 And Ham the father of Canaan saw the nakedness of his father, and told his two brethren without. 23 And Shem and Japheth took a garment, and laid it upon both their shoulders, and went backward, and covered the nakedness of their father : and their faces were backward, and they saw not their father's nakedness. 24 And Noah awoke from his wine, and knew what his younger son had done unto him. 25 And he said, Cursed be Canaan ; a servant of servants shall he be unto his brethren. 26 And he said, Blessed bethe Lord God of Shem ; and Canaan shall be his servant. 27 God shall enlarge Japheth, and he shall dwell in the tents of Shem ; and Canaan shall be his servant. 28 || And Noah lived after the flood three hundred and fifty years. 29 And all the days of Noah were nine hundred and fifty years; and he died.

14 The generations of Moah.

CHAP. X. 1 The generations of Woqh. 2 The sons of Jaftheh. 6 The sons of Ham, 8 Mimrod the first monarch. 21 The sons of Shem. No. these are the generations of the sons of Noah ; Shem, Ham, and Japheth; and unto them were sons born after the flood. 2 The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras. 3 And the sons of Gomer; Ashkenaz, and Riphath, and Togarmah. 4 And the sons of Javan ; Elishah, and Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim. 5 By these were the iskes of the Gentiles divided in their lands; every one after his tongue, after their families, in their nations. 6 || And the sons of Ham ; Cush, and Mizraim, and Phut, and Canaan. 7 And the sons of Cush; Seba, and Havilah, and Sabtah, and Raamah, and Sabtecha : and the sons of Raamah ; Sheba, and Dedan. 8 And Cush begat Nimrod : he began to be a mighty one in the earth. 9 He was a mighty hunter before the H,or D : wherefore it is said, Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the Lor D. 10 And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinah. 11 Out of that land went forth Ashur, and builded Nineveh, and the city Rehoboth, and Calah, 12 And Resen between Nineveh and Calah : the same is a great city. 13 And Mizraim begat Ludim, and Anamim, and Lehabim, and Naphtuhim, 14 And Pathrusim, and Casluhim, (out of whom came Philistim) and Caphtorim. 15 T And Canaan begat Sidon his firstborn and Heth, 16 And the Jebusite, and the Amorite, and the Girgasite, 17 And the Hivite, and the Arkite, and the Sinite, 18 And the Arvadite, and the Zemarite, and thełHamathite: and afterward were the families of the Canaanites spread abroad. 19 And the border of the Canaanites was from Sidon, as thou comest to Gerar, unto Gaza; as thou goest unto Sodom and Gomorrah, and Admah, and Zeboim, even unto Lashah. 20 These are the sons of Ham, after their families, after their tongues, in their countries, and in their nations. 21 || Unto Shem also, the father of all the children of lober, the brother of Japheth the elder, even to him were children born. 22 The children of Shem ; Elam, and Ashur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram. 23 And the children of Aram ; Uz, and Hul, and Gether, and Mash.

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24 And Aoad begat Salah ; and Salah begat Eber. 25 And unto Eber were born two sons: the name of one quas Peleg, for in his days was the earth divided ; and his brother's name was Joktan. 26 And Joktan begat Almodad, and Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah, 27 And Hadoram, and Uzal, and Diklah, 28 And Obal, and Abimael, and Sheba, 29 And Ophir, and Havilah, and Jobab: all these overe the sons of Joktan. 30 And their dwelling was from Mesha, as thou goest unto Sephar, a mount of the east. 31 These are the sons of Shem, after their families, after their tongues, in their lands, after their nations. 32 These are the families of the sons of Noah after their generations, in their nations: and by these were the nations divided in the earth after the flood. CHAP. XI. 1 One language in the world. 3 Babel built. 5 Languages confounded. 10 The generations of Shem, 27 of Terah-Abram's father. A” the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech. 2 And it came to pass as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar, and they dwelt there. 3 And they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick, and burn them throughly. And they had brick for stone, and slime had they for mortar. 4 And they said, Go to, let us build us a city, and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth. 5 And the Loh D came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men builded. 6 And the LoRD said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do. 7 Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech. 8 So the Lord scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth: and they left off to build the city. 9 Therefore is the name of it called Babel, because the Lord did there confound the language of all the earth : and from thence did the Lord scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth. / 10 * These are the generations of Shem: Shem was an hundred years old, and begat Arphaxad two years after the flood: 11 And Shem lived after he begat Ar

phaxad five hundred years, and begat sons and daughtcrs.

The generations of Shem. Ch AP. xii. God calleth Möran. 15

12 And Arphaxad lived five and thirty years, and begat Salah :

13 And Arphaxad lived after he begat Salah four hundred and three years, and begat sons and daughters.

14 And Salah lived thirty years, and

begat Eber: i5 And Salah lived after he begat Eber fur hundred and three years, and begat *Is and daughters. 15 And Fo four and thirty years, and t Peleg : 17 Anr. #: iotă. he begat Peleg four hundred and thirty years, and begat sons and daughters. 18 And Peleg lived thirty years, and begat Reu: 19 And Peleg lived after he begat Reu two hundred and nine years, and begat was and daughters. 30 And Reu lived two and thirty years, and begat Serug: 21. Aid Reulived after he begat Serug two hundred and seven years, and begat sons and daughters. 22 And Serug lived thirty years, and begat Nahor: 23 And Serug lived after he begat Nahor two hundred years, and begat sons and daughters. 24 And Nahor lived nine and twenty years, and begat Terah : 25 And Nahor lived after he begat Terth an hundred and nineteen years, and *:At sons and daughters. -6 And Terah lived seventy years, and ** Abram, Nanor, and Häran. is “ Now these are the generations of Terah: Terah begat Abram, Nahor, and Haron: and Haran t Lot. 2 And Haran died before his father

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house, unto a land that I will shew thee: 2 And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing: 3 And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed. 4. So Abram departed, as the Lord had spoken unto him, and Lot went with him : and Abram was seventy and five years old when he departed out of Haran. 5 And Abram took Sarai his wife, and Lot his brother's son, and all their suixstance that they had gathered, and the souls that they had gotten in Haran; and they went forth to go into the land of Canaan; and into the land of Canaan they Carne. 6's And Abram passed through the land unto the place of Sichem, unto the plain of Moreh. And the Canaanite was then in the land. 7 || And the Lord appeared unto Abram, and said, Unto thy seed will I give this land : and there builded he an altar unto the LoRD, who appeared unto him. 8 And he removed from thence unto a mountain on the east of Beth-el, and pitched his tent, having Beth-el on the west, and Hai on the east: and there he builded an altar unto the Lok D, and called. upon the name of the LoRD. 9 And Abram journeyed, going on still toward the south. 10" And there was a famine in the land: and Abram went down into Egypt to sojourn there; for the famine was grievous in the land. 11 And it came to pass, when he was

come near to enterinto Egypt, that he said Torah in the land of his nativity, in Ur

unto Sarai his wife, Behold now, I know

| that thou art a fair woman to look upon : 29 And Abram and Nahor took them ||

12 Therefore it shallcome to pass, when the Egyptians shall see thee, that they shall say, This is his wife : and they wi kill me, but they will save thee alive. 13 Say, I pray thee, thou art my sister: that it may be well with me for thy sake; and my soul shall live because of thee. 14 || And it came to pass, that when Abram was come into Egypt, the Egyptians beheld the woman that she was very fair. 15 The princes also of Pharaoh saw her, and commended her before Pharaoh : and the woman was taken into Pharaoh's house. 36 And he entreated Abram well for her sake: and he had sheep, and oxen, and he-asses, and men-servants, and maidservants, and she-asses, and camels, 17 And the Lord plagued Pharaoh and his house with great plagues because of Sarai Abram's wife. 18 Aud Pharaoh called Abram, and

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