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THE FIRST BOOK OF MOSES,
fing thing, and beast of the earth after his kind : and it was so.
25 And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind t and God saw that it was good.
26 ¶ And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.
27 So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; mate and female created he them.
Creation of heaven and earth. IN the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
2 And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep and the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.
3 And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.
4 And God saw the light, that it was good:
6¶ And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.
7 And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament: and it
8 And God called the firmament Heaven: and the evening and the morning were the second day, 91 And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so. 10 And God called the dry land Earth; and the gathering together of the waters called Seas: and God saw that it was good. 11 And God said, Let the earth bring forth and behold, it was very good. And the evening grass, the herb yielding seed, and the fruit-tree and the morning were the sixth day. yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the earth: and it was so.
30 And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to every thing that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there is life, I have given hejevery green herb for meat: and it was so. 31 And God saw every thing that he had made,
The first sabbath.
le and the earth brought forth grass, and her THUS the heavens and the earth were finishyielding seed his kind, and the tree yield- ed, and all the host of ing fruit, whose seed was in itself, after his 2 And on the seventh day God ended his work kind: and God saw that it was good. which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made. 3 And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from ali his work which God created and made.
13 And the evening and the morning were the third-day.
14 And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven, to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for sea- 4 These are the generations of the heavens and sons, and for days, and years. of the earth when they were created, in the day 15 And let them be for lights in the firmament that the LORD God made the earth and the of the heaven to give light upon the earth: and heavens, it was so.
5 And every plant of the field before it was in 16 And God made two great lights; the greater the earth, and every herb of the field before it light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule grew for the LORD God had not caused it to the night: he made the stars also. rain upon the earth, aud there was not a man to till the ground.
6 But there went up a mist from the earth, and watered the whole face of the ground.
7 And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.
17 And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth, 18 And to rule over the day, and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness: and God saw that it was good. 19 And the evening and the 'morning were the fourth day.
28 And God blessed them, and God said unto then, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it, and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth. 29 T And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.
8 And the LORD God planted a garden eastward in Eden; and there he put the man whom he had formed.
20 And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that bath life, and fowl that may fiy above the earth in the open firmament of heaven. 21 And God created great whales, and every and good for food; the tree of life also in the living creature that moveth, which the waters midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge brought forth abundantly after their kind, and of good and evil.
9 And out of the ground made the LORD God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight,
every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw 10 And a river went out of Eden to water that it was good. the garden: and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads.
11 The name of the first is Pison that is it which compasseth the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold
12 And the gold of that fand is good; there is bdellium and the onyx-stone.
13 And the name of the send river is Gibon
22 And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth.
23 And the evening and the morning were the fifth day.
24 And God said, Let the earth bring forth the living creature after his kind, cattle, and creep
Marriage instituted. GENESIS The punishment of mankind the same is it that compasseth the whole land of naked? Hast thou eaten of the tree whereof 1 Ethiopia. commanded thee, that thou shouldest not eat?
14 And the name of the third river is Hiddekel: 12 And the man said, The woman whom thou that is it which goeth toward the east of As-gavest to be with me, she gave me of the tree, syria. And the fourth river is Euphrates. and I did eat. 15 And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden, to dress it, and to keep it.
16 And the LORD God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat:
17 But of the tree of the knowledge of good and
15 And I will put enmity between thee and the 18 1 And the LORD God said, It is not good woman, and between thy seed and her seed: it that the man should be alone: I will make him shall bruise thy head, the shalt uise his a help meet for him. heel.
13 And the LORD God said unto the woman, What is this that thou hast done? And the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat. 14 And the LORD God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field: upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust
19 And out of the ground the LORD God formed 16 Unto the woman he said, I will greatly every beast of the field, and every fowl of the multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorair, and brought them unto Adam to see what row thou shalt bring forth children and thy dehe would call them; and whatsoever Adam sire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule called every living creature, that was the name over thee.
thereof. 17 And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast 20 And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the eaten of the tree of which I commanded thee, field: but for Adam there was not found a help saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the meet for him. ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of 21 And the LORD God caused a deep sleep to it all the days of thy life; fall upon Adam, and he slept; and he took one 18 Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof: to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field: 19 In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return.
22 And the rib, which the LORD God had taken from man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man,
23 And Adam said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of man. 24 Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh,
20 And Adam called his wife's name Eve, because she was the mother of all living.
25 And they were both naked, the man and wife, and were not ashamed.
21 Unto Adam also and to his wife did the LORD God make coats of skins, and clothed them. 22 1 And the LORD God said, Behold, the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil. And now, lest he put forth his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever: 23.Therefore the LORD God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from
OW the serpent was more subtile than any made: and he said unto the woman, Yea, hath 24 So he drove out the man: and he placed at God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the the east of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and garden? a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life. CHAP. IV. Birth of Cain and Abel.
2 And the woman said unto the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden: 3 But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die. 4 And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die:
ceived, and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the LORD.
5 For God doth know, that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened; and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.
2 And she again bare his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.
3 And in process of time it came to pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering unto the LORD.
6 And when the woman saw that the tree wons good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one 4 And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of wise; she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat; his flock, and of the fat thereof. And the LORD and gave also unto her husband with her, and had respect unto Abel, and to his offering: he did eat.
5 But unto Cain, and to his offering, he had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his
And the eyes of them both were opened, and tney knew that they were naked: and they sew- countenance fell. ed fig-leaves together, and made themselves 6 And the LORD said unto Cain, Why art thou wroth? and why is thy countenance fallen ?
8 And they heard the voice of the LORD God 7 If thou doest well, shalt thou not be acceptwalking in the garden in the cool of the dayed? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the door. And unto thee shall be his desire, and presence of the LORD God amongst the trees of thou shalt rule over him.
8 And Cain talked with Abel his brother: and 9 And the LORD God called unto Adam, and it came to pass when they were in the field, that said unto him, Where art thou? Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him.
9 1 And the LORD said unto Cain, Where is Abel thy brother? And he said, I know not:
10 And he said, I heard thy voice in the garden: and was afraid, because I was naked; and I bid myself.
11 And he said, Who told thee that thou wast Am 1 my brother's keeper?
The curse of Cain.
CHAP. V, VI. The godliness of Enoch 10 And he said, What hast thou done? the hundred and fifteen years, and begat sons and voice of thy brother's blood crieth unto me from daughters: the ground.
11 And all the days of Enos were nine hundred and five years; and he died.
11 And now art thou cursed from the earth, which hath opened her mouth to receive thy brother's blood from thy hand.
12 And Cainan lived seventy years, and begat Mahalaleel:
12 When thou tillest the ground, it shall not henceforth yield unto thee her strength: A fugitive and a vagabond shalt thou be in the earth. 13 And Cain said unto the LORD, My punishnient is greater than I can bear.
13 And Cainan lived after he begat Mahalaleet eight hundred and forty years, and begat sons and daughters:
14 And all the days of Cainan were nine hundred and ten years; and he died.
15 And Mahalaleel lived sixty and five years, and begat Jared:
14 Behold, thou hast driven me out this day from the face of the earth; and from thy face shall I be hid; and I shall be a fugitive and a 16 And Mahalaleel lived after he begat Jared vagabond in the earth; and it shall come to pass, eight hundred and thirty years, and begat sons that every one that findeth me shall stay me. and daughters: 15 And the LORD said unto him, Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain, vengeance shall be taken on him seven-fold. And the LORD set a mark upon Cain, lest any finding him should kill him. 16 And Cain went out from the presence of the LORD, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden.
17 And all the days of Mahalaleel were eight hundred ninety and five years; and he died." 18 And Jared lived a hundred sixty and two years, and he begat Enoch:
19 And Jared lived after he begat Enoch eight hundred years, and begat sons and daughters: 20 And all the days of Jared were nine hundred sixty and two years; and he died.
17 And Cain knew his wife, and she conceived, and bare Enoch: and he builded a city, and called the name of the city after the name of his son Enoch.
21 T And Enoch lived sixty and five years, and begat Methuselah:
22 And Enoch walked with God after he begat 18 And unto Enoch was born Irad: and Irad Methuselah three hundred years, and begat song begat Mehujael: and Mehujael begat Methusael: and daughters: and Methusael begat Lamech.
23 And all the days of Enoch were three hundred sixty and five years:
And Lamech took unto him two wives: the name of the one was Adah, and the name of the other Zillah.
24 And Enoch walked with God, and he was not: for God took him.
20 And Adah bare Jabal: he was the father of And Methuselah lived a hundred eighty such as dwell in tents, and of such as have cattle. and seven years, and begat Lamech: 21 And his brother's name was Jubal: he was 26 And Methuselah lived after he begat Lamech the father of allsuch as handle the harp and organ. seven hundred eighty and two years, and begat 22 And Zillah, she also bare Tubal-cain, an in-sons and daughters: structor of every artificer in brass and iron: and the sister of Tubal-cain was Naamah.
27 And all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred sixty and nine years; and he died. 28 And Lamech lived a 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.
23 And Lamech said unto his wives, Adah and Zillah, Hear my voice, ye wives of Lamech, hearken unto my speech: for I have slain a man to my wounding, and a young man to my hurt. 24 If Cain shall be avenged seven-fold, truly Lamech seventy and seven-fold. 25 1 And Adam knew his wife again, and she 30 And Lamech lived after he begat Noah five bare a son, and called his name Seth: For God, hundred ninety and five years, and begat sons said she. hath appointed me another seed in-and daughters: stead of Abel, whom Cain slew.
26 And to Seth, to him also there was born a son; and he called his name Enos: then began men to call upon the name of the LORD.
Genealogy of the patriarchs.
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In the day that God created man, in the likeness of God made he him:
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 Shen, Ham, and Japheth. CHAP. VI.
The depravity of mankind. when men to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto thein,
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 not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be a hundred and twenty years.
4 There were giants in the earth in those days; and Iso after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them: the same became mighty men, which were of old, men of renown.
2 Male and female created he them; and blessed them, and called their name Adamı, in the day when they were created. 31 And Adam lived a hundred and thirty years, and begat a son in his own likeness, after his image; and called his name Seth:
4 And the days of Adam after he had begotten Seth were eight hundred years: and he begat sons and daughters:
5 And all the days that Adam lived were nine hundred and thirty years: and he died. 6 And Seth lived a hundred and five years, and begat Enos :
5 And Gob'saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagina7 And Seth lived after he begat Enos eight tion of the thoughts of his heart was only evil hundred and seven years, and begat sons and continually. daughters:
6 And it repented the LORD that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart.
8 And all the days of Seth were nine hundred
7 And the LORD said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth; both
10 And Enos lived after he beght Cainan eight man and beast, and the creeping thing, and the
Noah ndeth favour with God.
GENESIS. Continuance of the flood fowls of the air; for it repenteth me that I have in the second month, the seventeenth day of the made them. month, the same day were all the fountains of 8 But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD. the great deep broken up, and the windows of 9 These are the generations of Noah: Noah heaven were opened. was a just man, and perfect in his generations, and Noah walked with God
12 And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights.
10 And Noah begat three sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
11 The earth also was corrupt before God; and the earth was filled with violence.
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 fowi after his kind, every bird of every sort.
19 And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills that were under the whole heaven were covered.
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. 18 And the waters prevailed, and were increas16 A window shalt thou make to the ark, and ined greatly upon the earth: and the ark went a cubit shalt thou finish it above; and the door of upon the face of the waters. 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 every thing 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 niale and
20 Fifteen cubits upward did the waters prevail: and the mountains were covered.
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.
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 commanded him: and the LORD shut him in.
4 For yet seven days, and I will cause it to rain upon the earth forty days and forty nights: and every living substance that I have made will destroy from off the face of the earth.
5 And Noah did according unto all that the LORD 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.
17 And the flood was forty days upon the earth: and the waters increased, and bare up the ark, and it was lifted up above the earth.
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
20 Of fowls after their kind, and of cattle after their kind, of every creeping thing of the earth of the heaven; and they were destroyed from after his kind; two of every sort shall come unto thee, to keep them alive.
the earth; and Noah only remained alive, and they that were with him in the ark.
24 And the waters prevailed upon the earth a hundred and fifty days.
21 And take thou unto thee of all food that is
thing, and all the cattle that was with him in the ark: and God made a wind to pass over
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 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.
61 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 earth.
8 Of clean beasts, and of beasts that are not ciean, 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 the waters were on the face of the whole earth. commanded Noah. Then he put forth his hand, and took her, and pulled her in unto him into the ark.
10 And it came to pass, after seven days, that the waters of the flood were upon the earth. 10 And he stayed yet other seven days, and 11 In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, lagain he sent forth the dove out of the ark.
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 assuage. CHAP. IX, X. Noak plantetă a vínoyard. 11 And the dove came in to him in the evening, nant which I make between me and you, and and lo, in her mouth was an olive-leaf pluckt off every living creature that is with you, for perSo Noah knew that the waters were abated petual generations. from off the earth.
13 I do set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be 12 And he stayed yet other seven days, and for a token of a covenant between me and the sent forth the dove; which returned not again earth. unto him any more.
14 And it shall come to pass, when I bring a 13 And it came to pass in the six hundredth cloud over the earth, that the bow shall be seen and first year, in the first month, the first day of in the cloud:
the month, the waters were dried up from off the 15 And I will remember my covenant, which is earth: and Noah removed the covering of the between me and you, and every living creature ark, and looked, and behold, the face of the of all flesh; and the waters shall no more beground was dry. come a flood to destroy all flesh.
16 And the bow shall be in the cloud; and I will look upon it, that I may remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is upon the earth. 17 And God said unto Noah, This is the token
14 And in the second month, on the seven and twentieth day of the month, was the earth dried. 15 And God spake unto Noah, saying, 16 Go forth of the ark, thou, and thy wife, and thy sons, and thy sons' wives with thee. 17 Bring forth with thee every living thing that of the covenant which I have established beis with thee, of all flesh, both of fowl, and of cat-tween me and all flesh that is upon the earth. tle, and of every creeping thing that creepeth 18 ¶ And the sons of Noah that went forth of upon the earth; that they may breed abundantly the ark, were Shem, and Hain, and Japheth: in the earth, and be fruitful, and multiply upon and Ham is the father of Canaan. the earth.
19 These are the three sons of Noah: and of them was the whole earth overspread.
20 And Noah began to be a husbandman, and he planted a vineyard:
21 And he drank of the wine, and was drunken; and he was uncovered within his tent.
22 And Ham, the father of Canaan, saw the nakedness of his father, and told his two brethren without.
20 And Noah builded an altar unto the LORD, and took of every clean beast, and of every clean fowl, and offered burnt-offerings on the altar. 21 And the LORD smelled a sweet savour; and 23 And Shem and Japheth took a garment, and the LORD said in his heart, I will not again laid it upon both their shoulders, and went curse the ground any more for man's sake; for backward. and covered the nakedness of their the imagination of man's heart is evil from his father: and their faces were backward, and youth: neither will again smite any more they saw not their father's nakedness. every thing living, as I have done.
22 While the earth remaineth, seed-time and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night, shall not cease.
24 And Noah awoke from his wine, and knew
26 And he said, Blessed be the LORD God of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant.
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.
God's covenant with Noah.
unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, 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 upon 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
The descendants of Noah.
for you; even as the green herb have I given Now these are the generations of the sons of
Noah; Shem, Ham,
4 But flesh with the life thereof, which is the them were sons born after the flood. blood thereof, shall ye not eat.
5 And surely your blood of your lives will I require: at the hand of every beast will I require it, and at the hand of man; at the hand of every man's brother will I require the life of man. 6 Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of God made he man.
7 And you, be ye fruitful, and multiply; bring forth abundantly in the earth, and multiply therein.
dwell in the tents of Sheni; and Canaan shall be his servant.
28 1 And Noah lived after the flood three hundred and fifty years.
29 And all the days of Noah were nine hund-
8 And God spake unto Noah, and to his sons with him, saying,
9 And I, behold, I establish my covenant with you, and with your seed after you;
10 And with every living creature that is with you, of the fowl, of the cattle, and of every beast of the earth with you, 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 cove
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 Togarinah.
4 And the sons of Javan; Elishah, and Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.
5 By these were the isles 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 Raaniah; 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 LORD: wherefore it is said, Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the LORD.
10 And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Čalneh, in the land of Shinar.
11 Out of that land went forth Asshur, and build