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ah Corenant of the Rainbow. The Curse of Canaan. Noah's Posterity :ltar untours of the flood; neither shall Blessed be Jehovah, the God of ery clean bere any more be a flood to destroy

Shem; bird, ande earth. 12 And God said, This is And let Canaan be 3 his servant. he altar e token of the covenant which I 27 God enlarge Japheth, he street le between me and you and every And 4 let him dwell in the tents of his heart ang creature that is with you, for Shem; und ang perpetual generations : 13°? I do And let Canaan be 3 his servant. that the my bow in the cloud, and it shall 28 And Noah lived after the flood is ericfora token of a covenant between three hundred and fifty years. I again fe and the earth. 14 And it shall | 29 And all the days of Noah were iving, as me to pass, when I bring a cloud nine hundred and fifty years: and he earth refer the earth, that the bow shall be died. est, in the cloud, 15 I will

Now these are the generawall motren me and you and every living namely, of Shem, Ham, and Ja

feature of all Hesh; and the waters pheth: and unto them were sons and his will no more become a flood to de- born after the food. 27, Bestoy all flesh. 16 And the bow shall 2 The sons of Japheth : Gomer, plenish in the cloud; and I will look upon and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, of that I may remember the ever- and Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras. e upon ating covenant between God and 3 And the sons of Gomer; Ashkenaz, i upon cery living creature of all flesh that and Riphath, and Togarmah. 4 And ith alls upon the earth. 17 And God said the sons of Javan: Elishah, and h, and mto Noah, This is the token of the Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim. Tollrevenant which I have established 5 Of these were the 5 isles of the naEvery tween me and all flesh that is upon tions divided in their lands, every efend the earth.

one after his tongue, after their have

18 And the sons of Noah, that families, in their nations. writh went forth from the ark, were Shem, 6 And the sons of Ham: Cush, blood and Ham, and Japheth: and Ham and Mizraim, and Put, and Canaan. und is the father of Canaan. 19 These 7 And the sons of Cush: Seba, and

three were the sons of Noah: and of Havilah, and Sabtah, and Raamah, and these was the whole earthoverspread. and Sabteca; and the sons of Ra

2) And Noah began to be a hus- amah: Sheba, and Dedan. 3 And kandman, and planted a vineyard: Cush begat Nimrod: he began to te 2 and he drank of the wine, and a mighty one in the earth. 9 He

was drunken ; and he was uncovered was a mighty hunter before Jehovah: 7 within his tent. 22 And Ham, the wherefore it is said, Like Nimrod

father of Canaan, saw the naked a mighty hunter before Jehovah. ness of his father, and told his two 10 And the beginning of his kingdom brethren without. 23 And Shem was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Japheth took a garment, and and Calneh, in the land of Shinar. laid it upon both their shoulders, 11 Out of that land 6 he went forth and went backward, and covered into Assyria, and builded Nineveh, the nakedness of their father; and and Rehoboth-Ir, and Calah, 12 and cheir faces were backward, and they Resen between Nineveh and Calah zaw not their father's nakedness. (the same is the great city). 13 And 24 And Noah awoke from his wine, Mizraim begat Ludim, and Anamim, and knew what his a youngest son and Lehabim, and Naphtuhim, had done unto him. 25 And he 14 and Pathrusim, and Casluhim said,

(whence went forth the Philistines), Cursed be Canaan;

and Caphtorim. A servant of servants shall he be 15 And Canaan begat Sidon his

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Noah's Pesterity. The Tower of Babel. Confusion of Tongues first-born, and Heth, 16 and the a plain in the land of Shinar; as and I Jebusite, and the Amorite, and the they dwelt there. 3 And they say, two hu Girgashite, 17 and the Hivite, and one to another, Come, let us maratonsa the Arkite, and the Sinite, 18 and brick, and burn them thorough the Arvadite, and the Zemarite, And they had brick for stone, ai doro and the Hamathite: and afterward & slime had they for mortar. were the families of the Canaanite they said, Come, let us build us a cit spread abroad. 19 And the border and a tower, whose top may reas and of the Canaanite was from Sidon, unto heaven, and let us make us, as thou goest toward Gerar, unto name; lest we be scattered abrosmi Kred til Gaza; as thou goest toward Sodom upon the face of the whole eart / Mard: and Gomorrah and Admah and Ze-5 And Jehovah came down to se boiim, unto Lasha. 20 These are the city and the tower, which tł the sons of Ham, after their fami. children of men builded. 6 An lies, after their tongues, in their Jehovah said, Behold, they are on and we lands, in their nations.

people, and they have all one lara bine si 21 And unto Shem, the father of guage; and this is what they begi barma all the children of Eber, I the elder to do: and now nothing will be with brother of Japheth, to him also were holden from them, which they put children born. 22 The sons of pose to do. 7 Come, let us go down Shem; Elam, and Asshur, and and there confound their language. Arpachshad, and Lud, and Aram. that they may not understand one 23 And the sons of Aram: Uz, another's speech. 8 So Jehovah scat and Hul, and Gether, and Mash. tered them abroad from thence upor 24 And Arpachshad begat Shelah; the face of all the earth: and they

3 and Shelah begat Eber. 25 And left off building the city. 9 There unto Eber were born two sons : fore was the name of it called Babel, the name of the one was 2 Peleg ; because Jehovah did there ! confound Irky for in his days was the earth di- the language of all the earth: and 2A vided ; and his brother's name was from thencedid Jehovah scatter them Joktan. 26 And Joktan begat abroad upon the face of all the earth. The Almodad, and Sheleph, and Hazar 10 These are the generations of maveth, and Jerah, 27 and Hado Shem. Shem was a hundred years ram, and Uzal, and Diklah, 28 and old, and begat Arpachshad two years 3 Obal, and Abimael, and Sheba, after the flood: il and Shem lived å 29 and Ophir, and Havilah, and after he begat Arpachshad five hun. Jobab: all these were the sons of dred years, and begatsonsand daugh- 100g Joktan. 30 And their dwelling ters. was from Mesha, as thou goest 12 And Arpachshad lived five and ausar toward Sephar, the mountain of thirty years, and begat Shelah:13

and the east. 31 These are the sons of Arpachshad lived after he begat SheShem, after their families, after lah four hundred and three years, and their tongues, in their lands, after begat sons and daughters. their nations.

14 And Shelah lived thirty years, 32 These are the families of the and begat Eber: 15 and Shelah lived sons of Noah, after their genera- after he begat Eber four hundred and tions, in their nations: and of these three years, and begat sons and were the nations divided in the earth daughters. after the flood.

16 And Eber lived foúr and thirty 11

And the whole earth was years, and begat Peleg : 17 and Eber

of one 5 language and of one lived after he begat Peleg four hun6 speech. 2 And it came to pass, as dred and thirty years, and begat sons they journeyed 'east, that they found and daughters. 1 Or, the brother of Japheth the elder

18 And Peleg lived thirty years, 2 That is, Division.

5 Heb. lip. 3 In 1 Chr. 1. 22, Ebal. 6 Heb. words.'

8 That is, bitumen. 4 Or, hill country 7 Or, in the east

3 Heb. balal, to confound.

Descendants of Shem. Terah's Family. Abram sojourns in Egypt zar; and i begat Reu: 19 and Peleg lived thee will I curse: and in thee shall all they said there he begat Reu two hundred and the families of the earth be blessed. us make pie years, and begatsons and daugh- 4 So Abram went, as Jehovah had roughly, as

spoken unto him; and Lot went with one, and And Reu lived two and thirty him; and Abram was seventy and

4 And trans, and begat Serug : 21 and Reu five years old when he departed is a cits, lied after he begat Serug two hun- out of Haran. 5 And Abram took ay reach ard and seven years, and begat sons Sarai his wife, and Lot his brother's ke us a led daughters.

son, and all their substance that they abroad 2 And Serug lived thirty years, had gathered, and the souls that they 2 earth and begat Nahor: 23 and Serug lived had gotten in Haran; and they went I to see ater he begat Nahor two hundred forth to go into the land of Canaan; ich the cars, and begat sons and daughters and into the land of Canaan they 6 And 11 And Nahor lived nine and came. 6 And Abram passed through are one renty years, and begat Terah: the land unto the place of Shechen, ne lan 5 and Nahor lived after he be- unto the 'l oak of Moreh. And the s begins at Terah a hundred and nine- Canaanite was then in the land. we with a years, and begat sons and 7 And Jehovah appeared unto es por laughters.

Abram, and said, Unto thy seed dowe, And Terah lived seventy years, will I give this land: and there Luage and begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran. builded he an altar unto Jehovah, od one . Now these are the generations who appeared unto him. 8 And i scat Teraki

. Terah begat Abram, he removed from thence unto the e upon Nabor, and Haran; and Haran mountain on the east of Beth-el, ther legat Lot. 28 And Haran died and pitched his tent, having Beth-el Therese efore his father Terah in the on the west, and Ai on the east: and Sahel; and of his nativity, in Ur of there he builded an altar unto Jefound the Chaldees. 29 °And Abram hovah, and called upon the name of : and and Nahor took them wives: the Jehovah. 9 And Abram journeyed, then name of Abram's wife was Sarai ; going on still toward the South, -arth and the name of Nahor's wife, 10 And there was a famine in the - of Milcah, the daughter of Haran, land: and Abram went down into

the father of Milcah, and the Egypt to sojourn there; for the famears father of Iscah. 30 And Sarai ine was sore in the land. 11 And it ireed was barren; she had no child. came to pass, when he was come near

| 31 And Terah took Abram his to enter into Egypt, that he said unto ich so and Lot the son of Haran, Sarai his wife, Behold now, I know

his son's son, and Sarai his daugh- that thou art a fair woman to look und ter-in-law, his son Abram's wife; upon : 12 and it will come to pass, und and they went forth with them when the Egyptians shall see thee, chung from Ur of the Chaldees, to go that they will say, This is his wife: nt into the land of Canaan; and they and they will kill me, but they will

carne unto Haran, and dwelt there. save thee alive. 13 Say, I pray thee, 2 And the days of Terah were two thou art my sister; that it may be

hundred and five years: and Terah well with me for thy sake, and that id lied in Haran.

my soul may live because of thee. 12 , said to

Abram, Get thee out of Abram was come into Egypt, the thy country, and from thy kin- Egyptians beheld the woman that dred, and from thy father's house, she was very fair. 15 And the princes unto the land that I will show thee: 1 of Pharaoh saw her, and praised her 2 and I will make of thee a great to Pharaoh; and the woman was nation, and I will bless thee, and taken into Pharaoh's house. 16 And make thy name great ; and be thou he dealt well with Abram for her a blessing: 3 and I will bless them that bless thee, and him that curseth 2 Heb. Negeh, the southern tract of Judah.

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Abram deceives Pharaoh. Returns to Canaan. Separates from Lot sake: and he had sheep, and oxen, den of Jehovah, like the land of and he-asses, and men-servants, and Egypt, as thou goest unto Zoar. maid-servants, and she-asses, and 11 So Lot chose him all the Plain of camels. 17 And Jehovah plagued the Jordan; and Lot journeyed east: Pharaoh and his house with great and they separated themselves the plagues because of Sarai, Abram's one from the other. 12 Abram dwelt wife. 18 And Pharaoh called Abram, in the land of Canaan, and Lot dwelt and said, What is this that thou hast in the cities of the Plain, and moved done unto me? why didst thou not his tent as far as Sodom. 13 Now tell me that she was thy wife? 19 why the men of Sodom were wicked and saidst thou, She is my sister, so that sinners against Jehovah exceedI took her to be my wife? now there- ingly. fore behold thy wife, take her, and 14 And Jehovah said unto Abram, go thy way. 20 And Pharaoh gave after that Lot was separated from men charge concerning him: and him, Lift up now thine eyes, and they brought him on the 'way, and look from the place where thou art, his wife, and all that he had. northward and southward and east13

And Abram went up out of ward and westward: 15 for all the

Egypt, he, and his wife, and land which thou seest, to thee will all that he had, and Lot with him, I give it, and to thy seed for ever. into the South. 2 And Abram was 16 And I will make thy seed as the very rich in cattle, in silver, and indust of the earth: so that if a man gold. 3 And he went on his jour- can number the dust of the earth, neys from the South even to Beth-el, then may thy seed also be numunto the place where his tent had bered. 17 Arise, walk through the been at the beginning, between Beth- land in the length of it and in the i el and Ai, 4 unto the place of the al- breadth of it; for unto thee will tar, which he had made there at the I give it. 18 And Abram moved his first : and there Abram called on the tent, and came and dwelt by the time name of Jehovah. 5 And Lot also, 2 oaks of Mamre, which are in He- 3 who went with Abram, had flocks, bron, and built there an altar unto and herds, and tents. 6 And the Jehovah. land was not able to bear them, that 14 And it came to pass in the

of the substance was great, so that they Shinar, Arioch king of Ellasar, Checould not dwell together. 7. And dorlaomer king of Elam, and Tidal there was a strife between the herds- king of 3 Goiim, 2 that they made war men of Abram's cattle and the with Bera king of Sodom, and with herdsmen of Lot's cattle: and the Birsha king of Gomorrah, Shinab Canaanite and the Perizzite dwelt king of Admah, and Shemeber king then in the land. 8 And Abram of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela said unto Lot, Let there be no strife, (the same is Zoar). 3 All these I pray thee, between me and thee, joined together in the valeof Siddim and between my herdsmen and thy (the same is the Salt Sea). 4 Twelve herdsmen; for we are brethren. 9 Is years they served Chedorlaomer, and not the whole land before thee? sep- in the thirteenth year they rebelled. arate thyself, I pray thee, from me: 15 And in the fourteenth year came if thou wilt take the left hand, then Chedorlaomer, and the kings that I will go to the right; or if thou take were with him, and smote the the right hand, then I will go to the Rephaim in Ashteroth-karnaim, and left. 10 And Lot lifted up his eyes, the Zuzim in Ham, and the Emim in and beheld all the 1 Plain of the Jor- | 5 Shaveh-kiriathaim, 6 and the Hot dan, that it was well watered every rites in their mount Seir, unto Elwhere, before Jehovah destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, like the gar

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The Four Kings capture Lot. Abram delivers Lot. Melchizedek blesses Abram ke the lazi i paran

, which is by the wilderness. bread and wine: and he was priest est unto Zx And they returned, and came to of 5 God Most High. 19 And he all the Planet Ea-mishpat (the same is Kadesh), blessed him, and said, Blessed be journeyedek and smote all the country of the Abram of 5 God Most High, posthemselrea Amalekites, and also the Amorites, sessor of heaven and earth : 20 and 2 Abramda thatdwelt in Hazazon-tamar. 8 And blessed be 5God Most High, who and Lot or there went out the king of Sodom, hath delivered thine enemies into ain

, and one and the king of Gomorrah, and the thy hand. And he gave him a tenth lom. 13. king of Admah, and the king of Ze- of all. 21 And the king of Sodom re wicked s boim, and the king of Bela (the said unto Abram, Give me the perzvah eit same is Zoar); and they set the bat- sons, and take the goods to thyself.

the in array against them in the vale 22 And Abram said to the king of unto Alza of Siddim ; 9 against Chedorlaomer Sodom, I have lifted up my hand parated in king of Elam, and Tidal king of unto Jehovah, 5God Most High, ne eses # Goiim, and Amraphel king of Shi- possessor of heaven and earth, ere thou par, and Arioch king of Ellasar; four 23 that I will not take a thread nor urd and ex kings against the five. 10 Now the a shoe-latchet nor aught that is 5 for all is sale of Siddim was full of 2 slime thine, lest thou shouldest say, I to the pits; and the kings of Sodom and have made Abram rich: 24 7 save Ped for era Gomorrah fled, and they fell there, only that which the young men seed as and they that remained fled to the have eaten, and the portion of the at if a es mountain. 11 And they took all men that went with me, Aner, the earth the goods of Sodom and Gomorrah, Eshcol, and Mamre; let them take o be 14 and all their victuals, and went their portion. hoe here we are the And they took Lot 15 After these things the word thee wa Sodom, and his goods, and departed in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram : moredis 13 And there came one that had I am thy shield, 8 and thy exceeding lt bf saped, and told Abram the He- great reward. 2 And Abram said,

brew: now he dwelt by the 3 oaks 0 Lord Jehovah, what wilt thou altar mati Mamre, the Amorite, brother of give me, seeing I go childless, and

Eshcol, and brother of Aner; and he that shall be possessor of my ss in the these were confederate with Abram, house is Eliezer of Damascus?

1 And when Abram heard that his 3 And Abram said, Behold, to me car. Che brother was taken captive, he led thou hast given no seed : and, lo, d Tidd forth his trained men, born in his one born in my house is mine heir. ade a house

, three hundred and eighteen, 4 And, behold, the word of Jehovah and with and pursued as far as Dan. 15 And came unto him, saying, This man Sito be divided himself against them by shall not be thine heir; but he that v kine night, he and his servants, and shall come forth out of thine own

smote, them, and pursued them bowels shall be thine heir. 5 And these unto Hobah, which is the 4 left he brought him forth abroad, and iddiu and of Damascus. 16 And he said, Look now toward heaven, and velie brought back all the goods, and number the stars, if thou be able to

also brought back his brother Lot, number them: and he said unto llel and his goods, and the women also, him, So shall thy seed be. 6 And he rauze and the people.

believed in Jehovah; and he reckthat 17 And the king of Sodom went oned it to him for righteousness. The lat to meet him, after his return 7 And he said unto him, I am Jeand om the slaughter of Chedorlaomer hovah that brought thee out of Ur of in in Ind the kings that were with him, the Chaldees, to give thee this land Hor the vale of Shaveh (the same is to inherit it. 8 And he said, O Lord El the King's Vale). 18 And Melchizlek king of Salem brought forth 5 Heb. El Elyon.

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