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of the ground an offering unto Je- the city, after the name of his soll, danah ters. 5 but unto Cain and to his offering mech. 19 And Lamech took unto En he had not respect. And Cain was him two wives: the name of the one on art thou wroth ? and why is thy was the fatherof such as dwell in tents Museeni thou doest not well, sin coucheth at of all such as handle the harp and sha: a

Their Expulsion from Eden. Cain and Abel. Murder of Abel

Birth of which I commanded thee, saying, desire; but do thou rule over Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the 8 And' Cain 4 told Abel his brot of er ground for thy sake; in 2 toil shalt And it came to pass, when they can thou eat of it all the days of thy life; in the field, that Cain rose up aga 18 thorns also and thistles shall it Abel his brother, and slew him.

en said bring forth to thee; and thou shalteat 9 And Jehovah said unto C. the herb of the field; 19 in the sweat Where is Abel thy brother? And bar m of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till said, I know not: am I my broth wech, thou return unto the ground; for out keeper? 10 And he said, What h: of it wast thou taken: for dust thou thou done? the voice of thy brothis? a m art, and unto dust shalt thou return. blood crieth unto me from 20 And the man called his wife's ground. 11 And now cursed art t man for

2 Eve; because she was the from the ground, which hath oper mother of all living. 21 And Jehovah its mouth to receive thy brothe avenge God made for Adam and for his wife blood from thy hand; 12 wb coats of skins, and clothed them. thou tillest the ground, it shterentr an

22 And Jehovah God said, Behold, not henceforth yield unto thee the man is become as one of us, to strength; a fugitive and a wandert hew know good and evil; and now, lest shalt thou be in the earth. 13 Ashare as he put forth his hand, and take also Cain said unto Jehovah, 5 My pu wh: F of the tree of life, and eat, and live ishment is greater 6 than I can be appiinted for ever-23 therefore Jehovah God 14 Behold, thou hast driven me oddel: sent him forth from the garden of this day from the face of the ground aneth, to Eden, to till the ground from whence and from thy face shall I be hic in and he was taken. 24 So he drove out and I shall be a fugitive and a warThen the the man; and he placed at the east derer in the earth; and it will consome of Ja of the garden of Eden the Cherubim, to pass, that whosoever findeth n kok of the and the flame of a sword which will slay me. 15 And Jehovah said. In the turned every way, to keep the way unto him, Therefore whosoever slay\t in the lil of the tree of life.

eth Cain, vengeance shall be take tin: 2 4

wife; and she conceived, and bare appointed a sign for Cain, lest an: -ir name Cain, and said, I have 3 gotten a man finding him should smite him. with the help of Jehovah. 2 And 16 And Cain went out from the fiel a hun again she bare his brother Abel. presence of Jehovah, and dwelt in the alleatas And Abel was a keeper of sheep, land of 7 Nod, 8 on the east of Eden die bis in but Cain was a tiller of the ground. 17 And Cain knew his wife ; and sheer paths 3 And in process of time it came to conceived, and bare Enoch : and he ther be the

. a Hane of the firstlings of his flock and of born Irad: and Irad begat Mehuthe fat thereof. And Jehovah had jael; and Mehujael begat Methuvery wroth, and his countenance fell. was Adah, and the name of the other 6 And Jehovah said unto Cain, Why Zillah. 20 And Adah bare Jabal : he countenance fallen? 7 If thou doest and have cattle. 21 And his brother's well, shall it not be lifted up? and if name was Jubal: he was the father i the door; and unto thee shall be its pipe. 22 And Zillah, she also bare

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Birth of Seth. Descendants of Seth water alcain, " the forger of every cut-lived after he begat Kenan eight

einstrument of 2 brass and iron : hundred and fifteen years, and bebize sister of Tubal-cain was Naa- gat sons and daughters: 11 und all

33 And Lamech said unto his the days of Enosh were nine hunCaiz

dred and five years: and he died. And he

Allah and Zillah, hear my voice; 12 And Kenan lived seventy others

Se wives of Lamech, hearken years, and begat Mahalalel : 13 and uto my speech:

Kenan lived after he begat Mahaat hast

For I have slain a man 4 for lalel eight hundred and forty other's

years, and begat sons and daughAnd a young man for bruising ters: '14 and all the days of Kenan

were nine hundred and ten years; opened others

Il Cain shall be avenged seven- and he died. when Imily Lamech seventy and seven- five years

, and begat Jared : 18 and shall fold.

Mahalalel lived after he begat Jared udent

$ And Adam knew his wife eight hundred and thirty years, and } And

0; and she bare a son, and begat sons and daughters: 17 and

w his name - Seth: For, said all the days of Mahalalel were eight in i God hath appointed me an- hundred ninety and five years : and

Der seed instead of Abel ; for Cain he died. 20 oy shim. 26 And to Seth, to him

also 18 And Jared lived a hundred Pere was born a son; and he called sixty and two years, and begat s name Enosh. Then began men Enoch: 19 and Jared lived after all upon the name of Jehovah. he begat Enoch eight hundred This is the book of the genera- years, and begat sons and daughtions of Adam.

he day that ters: 20 and all the days of Jared e created man, in the likeness of were nine hundred sixty and two en made he him ; 2 male and years : and he died.

male created he them, and blessed 21 And Enoch lived sixty and -9, and called their name 7 Adam, five years, and begat Methuselah :

the day when they were created. 22 and Enoch walked with God che

And Adam lived a hundred and after he begat Methuselah three urte

years, and begat a son in his hundred years, and begat sons in likeness, after his image; and and daughters: 23 and all the days Jed his name Seth: 4 and the of Enoch were three hundred sixty as of Adam after he begat Seth and five years: 24 and Enoch walked

ere eight hundred years: and he with God: and he was not; for God tzat sons and daughters. 5 And took him. J the days that Adam lived were

25 And Methuselah lived a hun. hundred and thirty years: dred eighty and seven years, and

begat Lamech: 26 and Methuselah } $ And Seth lived a hundred and lived after he begat Lamech seven

Sears, and begat Enosh : 7 and hundred eighty and two years, and I wish lived after he begat Enosh begat sons and daughters: 27 and

ght hundred and seven years, and all the days of Methuselah were ozat sons and daughters: 8 and all nine hundred sixty and nine years:

days of Seth were nine hundred and he died. kad twelve years: and he died. 28 And Lamech lived a hundred 9 And Enosh lived ninety years, eighty and two years, and begat a and begat Kenan : 10 and Ënosh son: 29 and he called his name

Noah, saying, This shall Dr, an instructor of every artificer Or, copper (and so elsewhere)

8 comfort us ' in our work and 9 in

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The Corruption of Mankind. Noah and his Sons vah hath cursed. 30 And Lamech / was corrupt before God, and the lived after he begat Noah five hun-earth filled with violence. dred ninety and five years, and 12 And God saw the earth, and, begat sons and daughters : 31 And behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh all the days of Lamech were seven had corrupted their way upon the hundred seventy and seven years : earth. and he died.

13 And God said unto Noah, 32 And Noah was five hundred The end of all flesh is come before years old : and Noah begat Shem, me; for the earth is filled with vioHam, and Japheth.

lence through them; and, behold, I 6 and it came to pass, when will destroy them with the earth. face of the ground, and daughters wood; 7rooms shalt thou make in were born unto them, 2 that the the ark, and shalt pitch it within sons of God saw the daughters of and without with pitch. 15 And men that they were fair; and they this is how thou shalt make it: the took them wives of all that they length of the ark three hundred chose. 3 And Jehovah said, My cubits, the breadth of it fifty cubits, Spirit shall not Istrive with man and the height of it thirty cubits. for ever, 2 for that he also is flesh: 16 A 8 light shalt thou make to the 3 yet shall his days be a hundred ark, and to a cubit shalt thou finand twenty years. 4 The 4 Neph- ish it 'upward; and the door of ilim were in the earth in those the ark shalt thou set in the side days, and also after that, when thereof; with lower, second, and the sons of God came in unto the third stories shalt thou make it. daughters of men, and they bare 17 And I, behold, I do bring the children to them: the same were flood of waters upon the earth, to the mighty men that were of old, destroy all flesh, wherein is the the men of renown.

breath of life, from under heaven; 5 And Jehovah saw that the everything that is in the earth shall wickedness of man was great in die. 18 But I will establish my the earth, and that every imagina- covenant with thee; and thou tion of the thoughts of his heart shalt come into the ark, thou, and was only evil continually. 6 And thy sons, and thy wife, and thy. it repented Jehovah that he had sons' wives with thee. 19 And of made man on the earth, and it every living thing of all flesh, two grieved him at his heart. 7 And of every sort shalt thou bring into Jehovah said, I will 5 destroy man the ark, to keep them alive with whom I have created from the face thee; they shall be male and fe. of the ground; both man, and beast, male. 20 Of the birds after their and creeping things, and birds of kind, and of the cattle after their the heavens ; for it repenteth me kind, of every creeping thing of that I have made them. 8 But the ground after its kind, two of Noah found favor in the eyes of every sort shall come unto thee, to Jehovah.

keep them alive. 21 And take thou 9 These are the generations of unto thee of all food that is eaten, Noah. Noah was a righteous man, and gather it to thee; and it shall and perfect in his generationsbe for food for thee, and for them. Noah walked with God. 10 And 22 Thus did Noah; according to Noah begat three sons, Shem, Ham, all that God commanded him, so and Japheth. 11 And the earth did he. ideas rule in Acc. to Sept., Vulg., and Syr., 7 And Jehovah said unto Noah,

Come thou and all thy house • Or, in their going astray they are flesh into the ark; for thee have I seen 3 Or, therefore

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Noah commanded to make an Ark. The Ark entered. The Flood comes and the tom. 2 Of every clean beast thou | life. 16 And they that went in, violence

. alt take to thee seven and seven, went in male and female of all flesh, th, and be male and his female; and of the as God commanded him: and Jehoall flesh leasts that are not clean two, the vah shut him in. 17 And the flood upon the sale and his female: 3 of the birds was forty days upon the earth ;

also of the heavens, seven and and the waters increased, and bare Verkeeren

, male and female, to keep up the ark, and it was lifted up e before seed alive upon the face of all above the earth. 18 And the with Fin the earth. 4 For yet seven days, waters prevailed, and increased Debold. I and I will cause it to rain upon the greatly upon the earth; and the e earth earth forty days and forty nights; ark went upon the face of the gopher and every living thing that I have waters. 19 And the waters premake in eade will l’destroy from off the vailed exceedingly upon the earth ; t within hace of the ground. 5 And Noah and all the high mountains that 15 And did according unto all that Jehovah were under the whole heaven were :it: the mmanded him.

covered. 20 Fifteen cubits upward 6 And Noah was six hundred | did the waters prevail; and the cubit sears old when the flood of waters mountains were covered. 21 And culis was upon the earth. 7 And Noah all flesh died that moved upon the e to the went in, and his sons, and his wife, earth, both birds, and cattle, and hou fit and his sons

' wives with him, into beasts, and every 3 creeping thing door of the ark, because of the waters of that creepeth upon the earth and lie side the flood. 8 Of clean beasts, and every man: 22 all in whose nostrils d, and beasts that are not clean, and was the breath of the spirit of life,

"A birds, and of everything that of all that was on the dry land, died. ing the creepeth upon the ground, 9 there 23 4 And every living thing was 5 de

vent in two and two unto Noah stroyed that was upon the face of

into the ark, male and female, as the ground, both man, and cattle, eaten: God commanded Noah. 10 And it and creeping things, and birds of h shall came to pass after the seven days, the heavens, and they were 5 de. sh LiF that the waters of the flood were stroyed from the earth: and Noah thu upon the earth. 11 In the six only was left, and they that were 1, 2dbundredth year of Noah's life, in with him in the ark. 24 And the

this the second month, on the seven waters prevailed upon the earth a ndoi teenth day of the month, on the hundred and fifty days.

same day were all the fountains And God remembered Noah, to of the great deep broken up, and and all the beasts, and all the with the windows of heaven were cattle that were with him in the ark: Teleopened. 12 And the rain was and God made a wind to pass over her { upon the earth forty days and the earth, and the waters assuaged ; forty nights.

2 the fountains also of the deep and 13 In the selfsame day entered the windows of heaven were stopped,

Noah, and Shem, and Ham, and and the rain from heaven was rei ! Japheth, the sons of Noah, and strained ; 3 and the waters returned

Noah's wife, and the three wives from off the earth continually: and of his sons with them, into the after the end of a hundred and fifty ark; 14 they, and every beast days the waters decreased. 4 And after its kind, and all the cattle | the ark rested in the seventh month, after their kind, and every creep on the seventeenth day of the month, ing thing that creepeth upon the upon the mountains of

Ararat. earth after its kind, and every bird 5 And the waters decreased conafter its kind, every bird of 'every tinually until the tenth month : in Psort

. . 15 And they went in unto the tenth month, on the first day of Noah into the ark, two and two of all flesh wherein is the breath of

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The Waters abate, The Raven and the Dove. God blesses Noah the month, were the tops of the 20 And Noah builded an altar unt: fod: 1 mountains seen.

Jehovah, and took of every clear neatra 6 And it came to pass at the end beast, and of every clean bird, an God of forty days, that Noah opened the offered burnt-offerings on the altaru curen window of the ark which he had 21 And Jehovah smelled the sweetenedly made: 7 and he sent forth a raven, savor; and Jehovah said in his heart that is and it went forth to and fro, until the I will not again curse the ground an en waters were dried up from off the more for man's 2 sake, for that this chaud earth. 8 And he sent forth a dove imagination of man's heart is evidenover from him, to see if the waters were from his youth; neither will I again... 14 abated from off the face of the smite any more everything living, a. s. itn it ground; 9 but the dove found no I have done. . 22 While the earth red dat the rest for the sole of her foot, and she maineth, seedtime and harvest, anc dla returned unto him to the ark; for the cold and heat, and summer and ovean: waters were on the face of the whole winter, and day and night shall not xh me and earth: and he put forth his hand, cease. and took her, and brought her in unto him into the ark. 10 And he stayed 9 sand God blessed Noah and his way

sons, and said unto them, Be yet other seven days; and again he fruitful, and multiply, and replenish alla sent forth the dove out of the ark; the earth. 2 And the fear of your parent 11 and the dove came in to him at and the dread of you shall be upon be eventide; and, lo, in her mouth lan every beast of the earth, and upon olive-leaf plucked off: so Noah knew every bird of the heavens; with all that the waters were abated from off wherewith the ground teemeth, and the earth. 12 And he stayed yet all the fishes of the sea, into your love other seven days, and sent forth the hand are they delivered. 3 Every swiata dove; and she returned not again moving thing that liveth shall be food unto him any more.

for you; as the green herb have 13 And it came to pass in the six I given you all. 4 But flesh with hundred and first year, in the first the life thereof, which is the blood month, the first day of the month, thereof, shall ye not eat. 5 And earth : and Noah removed the cov- lives, will I require; at the hand ering of the ark, and looked, and, of every beast will' I require it: behold, the face of the ground was and at the hand of man, even at dried. 14 And in the second month, the hand of every man's brother, on the seven and twentieth day will I require the life of man. of the month, was the earth dry. 16 Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by 15 And God spake unto Noah, say man shall his blood be shed: for ing, 16 Go forth from the ark, thou, in the image of God made he man. and thy wife, and thy sons, and thy 17. And you, be ye fruitful, and mulsons' wives with thee. 17 Bring tiply; bring forth abundantly in forth with thee every living thing the earth, and multiply therein. that is with thee of all flesh, both 8 And God spake unto Noah, and birds, and cattle, and every creeping to his sons with him, saying, 9 And thing that creepeth upon the earth; I, behold, I establish my covenant that they may breed abundantly in with you, and with your seed after the earth, and be fruitful, and multi- you; 10 and with every living creaply upon the earth. 18 And Noah ture that is with you, the birds, went forth, and his sons, and his the cattle, and every beast of the wife, and his sons' wives with him: earth with you ; of all that go out 19 every beast, every creeping thing, of the ark, even every beast of the and every bird, whatsoever moveth earth. 11 And I will establish my upon the earth, after their families, covenant with you ; neither shall ail went forth out of the ark.

flesh be cut off any more by the 1 Or, a fresh olive leaf

2 Or, sake; for the 3 Or, creepeth

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