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THE NAMES AND ORDER
Farth; and the gathering together great sea-monsters, and every liv. God saw that it was good. 11 And with the waters swarmed, after of the waters called he Seas: and ing creature that moveth, whereGod said, Let the earth put forth their kind, and every winged bird grass, herbs yielding seed, and fruit-after its kind : and God saw that it wherein is the seed thereof, upon them, saying, Be fruitful, and mulTHE FIRST BOOK OF MOSES,
God's Work of Creation In the beginning God created the earth brought forth grass, herbs 2 And the earth was waste and trees bearing fruit, wherein is the goid; and darkness was upon the seed thereof, after their kind: and face of the deep: and the Spirit of God saw that it was good. 13 And God "moved upon the face of the there was evening and there was waters. 3 And God said, Let there morning, a third day. be light: and there was light.
14 And God said, Let there be And God saw the light, that it lights in the firmament of heaven was good: and God divided the to divide the day from the night; light from the darkness. 5. And and let them be for signs, and for Grod called the light Day, and the seasons, and for days and years : darkness he called Night.
And 15 and let them be for lights in there was evening and there was the firmament of heaven to give
light upon the earth: and it was
16 And God made the two .frmament in the midst of the great lights; the greater light to 61
Haters, and let it divide the waters rule the day, and the lesser light 09 from the waters. 7 And God made to rule the night:
he made the stars the firmament, and divided the also. 17 And God set them in the waters which were under the firma- firmament of heaven to give light ment from the waters which were upon the earth, 18 and to rule over # And God called the firmament divide the light from the darkness : and there was morning, sa second andAnd there was evening and there
was morning, a fourth day. under the heavens be gathered teos swarm with swarms of living creagather unto one place, and let the tures, and let birds Ay above the
earth 3 in the open firmament of the dry
21 And God created the
morning, one day,
9 And God said, Let the waters
dry land appear: and it was so,
trees bearing fruit after their kind,
22 And God blessed
earth; and it was so. 10r, was brooding up on
2 Heb. expanse.
12 And tiply, and fill the waters in the seas,
3 Heb. on the face of the expanse of the heavens.
every bird of the heavens, and to the second river is Gihon : the same TASUTA
God's Work of Creation. Man made, and placed in Eden and let birds multiply on the earth. | the seventh day, and hallowed i 23 And there was evening and there because that in it he rested from was morning, a fifth day.
his work which God had created ar 24 And God said, Let the earth made.
al for bring forth living creatures after 4 These are the generations of ti their kind, cattle, and creeping heavens and of the earth when the things, and beasts of the earth were created, in the day that I after their kind: and it was so. hovah God made earth and heaven 25 And God made the beasts of 5 And no plant of the field was jy
the the earth after their kind, and the in the earth, and no herb of the fiel cattle after their kind, and every- had yet sprung up; for Jehova DN thing that creepeth upon the God had not caused it to rain upo ground after its kind: and God the earth : and there was not saw that it was good. 26 And man to till the ground; 6 but there God said, Let us make man in our went up a mist from the earth it image, after our likeness: and let and watered the whole face on them have dominion over the fish the ground. 7 And Jehovah Gore ! of the sea, and over the birds of the formed man of the dust of the wat heavens, and over the cattle, and ground, and breathed into his nos s farli over all the earth, and over every trils the breath of life; and marami creeping thing that creepeth upon became a living soul. 8 And Jeho man, at the earth. 27 And God created vah God planted a garden eastward, man in his own image, in the image in Eden; and there he put the man hiust of God created he him; male and whom he had formed. 9. And out" which female created he them. 28 And of the ground made Jehovah God a the ma God blessed them: and God said to grow every tree that is pleasant much! unto them, Be fruitful, and multi- to the sight, and good for food ; te map ply, and replenish the earth, and the tree of life also in the midst the subdue it; and have dominion over of the garden, and the tree of the the fish of the sea, and over the knowledge of good and evil. 10 And the ship birds of the heavens, and over every a river went out of Eden to water & There living thing that moveth upon the the garden; and from thence it the earth. 29 And God said, Behold, I was parted, and became four heads. die 10 have given you every herb yielding 11 The name of the first is Pishon: fin seed, which is upon the face of all that is it which compasseth the *el the earth, and every tree, in which whole land of Havilah, where there is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; is gold; 12 and the gold of that land so to you it shall be for food: 30 and is good: there is bdellium and the online to every beast of the earth, and to 3 onyx stone. 13 And the name of everything that creepeth upon the is it that compasseth the whole land earth, wherein there is "life, I have of Cush. 14 And the name of the way given every green herb for food : third river is * Hiddekel: that is it and it was so. 31 And God saw which goeth 5 in front of Assyria. everything that he had made, and, And the fourth river is the Eubehold, it was very good. And phrates. 15 And Jehovah God there was evening and there was I took the man, and put him into morning, the sixth day.
the garden of Eden to dress it and 2
And the heavens and the earth to keep it. 16 And Jehovah God
were finished, and all the host commanded the man, saying, Of of them. 2 And on the seventh every tree of the garden thou mayday God finished his work which he est freely eat: 17 but of the tree had made; and he rested on the of the knowledge of good and evil, seventh day from all his work which thou shalt not eat of it: for in the he had made. 3 And God blessed
3 Or, beryl
5 Or, toward the east of 1 Or, creepeth 2 Heb. a living soul. 4 That is, Tigris.
nen they but for him.
of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest pain and thy conception; in pain Fe die. 4 And the serpent said unto thou shalt bring forth children ; and the woman, Ye shall not surely die: thy desire shall be to thy husband, 5 for God doth know that in the day and he shall rule over thee. 17 And
Toman made from man. Temptation and Disobedience of Adam and Eve ved it
; that thou eatest thereof thou knowing good and evil. 6 And when from t surely die.
the woman saw that the tree was good ated and And Jehovah God said, It is for food, and that it was a delight
to : good that the man should be the eyes, and that the tree was as of the
to I will make him a help be desired to make one wise, she took hat Je
19 And out of of the fruit thereof, and did eat ground Jehovah God formed and she gave also unto her husband heaven.
met heast of the field, and every with her, and he did eat. 7 And the was at di of the heavens ; and brought eyes of them both were opened, and Jehorah
um unto the man to see what they knew that they were naked ;
would call them: and whatso- and they sewed fig-leaves together, an upane per the man called every living and made themselves 9 aprons.
, that was the name thereof. 8 And they heard the 10 voice of Jeat there ace of
, and to the birds of the heav- the 11 cool of the day: and the man
and to every beast of the and his wife hid themselves from the al Gradbut for a man there was not presence of Jehovah God amongst of the
and a help meet for him. 21 And the trees of the garden. songs mal upon the man, and he slepen the man, and said unto him,
Where Etward. ed he took one of his ribs, and art thou? 10 And he said, I heard
the flesh instead thereof: thy 10 voice in the garden, and I was e man and the rib, which Jehovah God afraid, because I was naked; and I 11 God
sed taken from the man, s made he hid myself. 11 And he said, Who
sroman, and brought her unto the told thee that thou wast naked? Hast frowad;
jan. 23 And the man said, This thou eaten of the tree, whereof I snow bone of my bones, and Hesh commanded thee that thou shouldest
my flesh: she shall be called not eat? 12 And the man said, The Et Woman, because she was taken woman whom thou gavest to be with
vit of Man. 24 Therefore shall a
me, she gave me of the tree, and I Hemd shall cleave unto his wife and unto the woman, What is this thou
13 And Jehovah God said Sie were both naked
, the man and hase serpent beguilede me, and I did there
3. Now the serpent was more sub- the serpent, Because thou hast done i the
which Jehovah God had made. And tle, and 12 above every beast of the God said, Ye shall
not eat of b'any and dust shalt thou eat all the days of man said unto the serpent, Of the tween thee and the woman, and be Eu
may eat; } but of the fruit of the 13 bruise thy head, and thou shalt be which is in the midst of the gar- 13 bruise his heel. 16 Untothe woman oder God hath said, Ye shall her
sent he said, his
be opened, and ye shall be ass God, hast heakened unto the voice of thy
wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of
8 Or, desirable to look upon
12 Or, from among 10 Or, sound
13 Or, lie in wait for 11 Heb. wind.