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Man is formed.


The tree of knowledge. 26¶ And God faid, Let us make man his noftrils the breath of life; and man In our image, after our likeness and let became a living foul.

them have dominion over the fish of the 8 And the LORD God planted a garfea, and over the fowl of the air, and o-den eastward in Eden; and there he put ver the cattle, and over all the earth, and the man whom he had formed. 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; male and female created he them.

9 And out of the ground made the LORD God to grow every tree that is pleafant to the fight and good for food the tree of life alfo in the midft of the garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.

28 And God blessed them, and God! 10 ¶ And a river went out of Eden to faid unto them, Be fruitful, and multi-water the garden; and from thence it ply, and replenish the earth, and fubdue was parted, and became into four heads. it and have dominion over the fish of 11 The name of the firft is Pifon; that the fea, and over the fowl of the air, is it which compaffeth the whole land of and over every living thing that moveth Havilah, where there is gold; upon the earth.

29 ¶ And God faid, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing feed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding feed ; to you it shall be for meat.

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 every green herb for meat and it was fo.

31 And God faw every thing that he had made, and, behold,it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the fixth day.


12 And the gold of that land is good: there is bdellium and the onyx ftone.

15 And the name of the fecond river is Gihon: the fame is it that compaffeth the whole land of Ethiopia.

14 And the name of the third river is Hiddekel: that is it which goeth toward the east of Affyria. And the fourth river is Euphrates.

15 And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to drefs it, and to keep it.

16 And the LORD God commanded the man, faying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat :

17 But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: 1 The firß sabbath. ↳ The manner of for in the day that thou eatest thereof the creation. 8 The planting of the thou shalt furely die. garden of Eden, 10 and the river 18 And the LORD God faid, It is not thereof. 11 The tree of knowledge on-good that the man should be alone; I ly forbidden. 19, 20 The naming of the [will make him an help meet for him. creatures. 21 The making of woman, 19 And out of the ground the LORD and inflitution of marriage. THUS the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the hoft of them.

2 And on the feventh day God ended his work which he had made: and he refted on the feventh day from all his work which he had made.

3 And God bleffed the feventh day, and fanctified it: because that in it he had refled from all his work which God created and made.

4 Thefe are the generations of the heavens and of the earth when they were created, in the day that the LORD God made the earth and the heavens,

5 And every plant of the field before it was in the earth, and every herb of the field before it grew for the LORD God had not caused it to rain upon the earth, and there was not a man to till the ground.

6 But there went up a mift from the earth, and watered the whole face of the ground.

7 And the LORD God formed man of the duft of the ground, and breathed into

God formed every beaft of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatfoever Adam ca..led every living creature, that was the name thereof.

20 And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beaft of the field; but for Adam there was not found an help meet for him.

21 And the LORD. God caufed a deep fleep to fall upon Adam, and he flept: and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the fleth instead thereof;

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 faid, This is now bone of my bones, and fleth of my flesh; the thall be called Woman, because the was taken out of man.

24 Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and thall cleave unto his wife and they shall be one flesh.

25 And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not afhamed.


The ferpent deceiveth Eve..


Chap. iii, iv.

The birth of Cain and Abel. children; and thy defire ball be to thy husband, and he thall rule over thee.

The ferpent deceiveth Eve. 6 Man's fall. 15 The promifed feed. 16 The punifbment 17 And unto Adam he faid, Becaufe of mankind. 22 Their lofs of paradife. thou haft hearkened unto the voice of thy NOW the ferpent was more fubtle wite, and haft eaten of the tree, of which than any beaft of the field which the I commanded thee, faying, Thou thalt LORD God had made. And he faid un-not eat of it; curfed is the ground for to the woman, Yea, Hath God faid, Ye thy fake; in forrow halt thou eat of it hall not eat of every tree of the garden? all the days of thy life 2 Aad the woman faid unto the ferpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden:

S But of the fruit of the tree which is ia the midst of the garden, God hath faid, Ye shall not eat of it, neither fhall ye touch it, left ye die.


18 Thornsalfo and thiftles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field;

19 In the fweat of thy face halt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it waft thou taken : for duft thou art, and unto duft shalt thou

4 And the ferpent said unto the wom-return. an, Ye shall not furely die :

5 For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes fhall be spened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.

20 And Adam called his wife's name Eve; because he was the mother of all living.

21 Unto Adam alfo and to his wife did the LORD God make coats of kins, and clothed them.

6¶ And when the woman faw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be defired to make one wife, fhe took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave alfo unto her husband with her; and he did eat. 7 And the eyes of them both were o- 23 Therefore the LORD God fent him pened, and they knew that they were forth from the garden of Eden, to till the naked; and they fewed fig-leaves togeth-ground from whence he was taken. er, and made themfelves aprons. 24 So he drove out the man; and he And they heard the voice of the LORD placed at the east of the garden of Eden God walking in the garden in the cool of Cherubims, and a flaming fword which the day: and Adam and his wife hid them- turned every way, to keep the way of the felves from the prefence of the LORD tree of life. God amongst the trees of the garden. 9 And the LORD God called unto Ad-1 am, and faid unto him, Where art thou? 19 and he faid, I heard thy voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself.

22 And the LORD God faid, Behold, the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil: and now, left he put forth his hand, and take alfo of the tree of life, and eat, and live forever :

11 And he faid, Who told thee that thou wa naked? Haft thou eaten of the | tree,whereof I caminanded thee that thou shouldest not eat?

12 And the man faid, The woman whom thou gavest 10 be with me, he gave me of the tree, and I did eat.

13 And the LORD God faid unto the woman, What is this that thou haft done? And the woman faid, The ferpent beguiled me, and I did eat.


The birth of Cain and Abel. 8 The murder of Abel. 11 The curfe of Gain. Lamech and his two wives.


AND Adam knew Eve his wife; and the conceived, and bare Cain, and faid, I have gotten a man from the LORD.

2 And the again bare his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.

3 And in procefs of time it came to pafs, that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground, an offering unto the LORD.

4 And Abel, he alfo brought of the firftlings of his flock, and of the fat thereof And the LORD had refpect unto Abel and to his offering:

14 And the LORD God faid unto the 5 But unto Cain and to his offering he ferpent, Because thou hast done this, thou had not refpect. And Cain was very ari curfed above all cattle, and above ev-, wroth, and his countenance fell.

ery beaft of the field; upon thy belly 6 And the LORD faid unto Cain, Why halt thou go, and duft halt thou eat all art thou wroth? and why is thy coun the days of thy life:

tenance fallen ?

15 ¶ And I will put enmity between 7 If thou doeft well, fhalt thou not be thee and the woman, and between thy accepted and if thou doeft not well, fin feed and her feed; it fhall bruife thy lieth at the door. And to thee full be head, and thou shalt bruife his heel, his defire, and thou shalt rule over him. 8 And Cain talked with Abel hit 16 into the woman he faid, I will greatly multiply thy forrow and thy cop-brother: and it came to pafs, when they tion; in forrow thou thalt bring forth were in the field, that Cain role up a


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gainst Abel his brother, and slew him. 9 And the LORD faid unto Cain, Where is Abel thy brother And he faid, I know not: Am I my brother's keeper? 10 And he faid, What haft thou done? The voice of thy brother's blood crieth unto me from the ground.

11 ¶ And now art thou curfed from the earth which hath opened her mouth to receive thy brother's blood from thy hand; 12 When thou tilleft the ground, it hall not henceforth yield unto thee her ftrength; a fugitive and a vagabond shalt

thou be in the earth.

13 And Cain faid unto the LORD, My punishment is greater than I can bear. 14 Behold, thou haft driven me out this day from the face of the earth; and from thy face fhall I be hid; and I shall be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; and it fhall come to pass, that every one that findeth me fhall flay me.

15 And the LORD faid unto him, Therefore whofoever flayeth Cain, vengeance shall be taken on him feven-fold. And the LORD fet a mark upon Cain, left any finding him should kill him.

16 And Cain, went out from the prefence of the LORD, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden.

17 And Cain knew his wife; and the conceived, and baze Enoch: and he builded a city, and called the name of the city, after the name of his fon, Enoch.

18 And unte Enoch was born Irad: and Irad begat Mehujael: and Mehujael begat Methufael: and Methufael begat Lamech. 19¶ And Lamech took unto him two wives the name of the one was Adah, and the name of the other Zillah.

20 And Adah bare Jabel: he was the father of fuch as dwell in tents, and of fuch as bave cattle.

21 And his brother's name was Jubal: he was the father of all fuch as handle the harp and organ.

And Zillah, the alfo bare Tubalcain, an inftructor of every artificer in brafs and iron and the fifter of Tubalcain was Naamah.


23 And Lamech faid unto his wives, Adah and Zillah, Hear my voice; ye wives of Lamech, hearken unto my fpeech: for I have flain a man to my wounding, and a young man to my hurt. 24 If Cain hall be avenged feven-fold, truly Lamech feventy and feven-fold.

25 And Adam knew his wife again : and the bare a fon, and called his name Seth for God, faid he, hath appointed me another feed instead of Abel, whom Cain flew.

Adam's genealogy unto Noab.


The genealogy, age, and death of the p triarchs from Adam unio Noah, 24 71 godliness and tranflation of Enoch. THIS is the book of the generations Adam. In the day that God create man, in the likeness of God made he him 2 Male and female created he them and bleed them, and called their nam Adam,in the day when they were created 3. And Adam lived an hundred and thirty years, and begat a fon in his own likeness, after his image; and called hi name Seth:

4 And the days of Adam after he had begotten Seth were eight hundred years and he begat fons and daughters:

5. And all the days that Adam lived were nine hundred and thirty years; and he died.

6 And Seth lived an hundred and five years, and begat Enos:

7 And Seth lived after he begat Enos eight hundred and feven years, and begat fons and daughters:

8 And all the days of Seth were nine hundred and twelve years: and he died. 9 And Enos lived ninety years, and begat Cainan :

10 And Enos lived after he begat Cainan eight hundred and fifteen years, and begat fons and daughters:

it And all the days of Enos were nine hundred and five years and he died. 12 And Cainan lived feventy years, and begat Mahalaleel :

13 And Cainan lived after he begat Mahalaleel eight hundred and forty years, and begat fons and daughters:

14 And all the days of Cainan were nine hundred and ten years: and he died. 15 And Mahaláleel lived fixty and five years, and begat Jared :

16 And Mahalaleel lived after he begat Jared eight hundred and thirty years, and begat fons and daughters:

17 And all the days of Mahalaleel were eight hundred ninety and five years: and he died.

18 And Jared lived an hundred fixty and two years, and he begat Enoch:

19 And Jared lived after he begat Enoch eight hundred years, and begat fons and daughters:

20 And all the days of Jared were nine hundred fixty and two years: and he died.

21 And Enoch lived fixty and five years, and begat Methuselah :

22 And Enoch walked with God after he begat Methuselah three hundred years, and begat fons and daughters:

26 And to Seth, to him alfo there was 23 And all the days of Enoch were born a fon; and he called his name E-three hundred fixty and five years: nos: then began men to call upon the 24 And Enoch walked with God: name of the LORD.


Man's wickedness.

Chap. vi, vii.

The form of the ark. It and he was not; for God took him. The earth alfo was corrupt before 25 And Mathufelah lived an hundred God, and the earth was filled with vioeighty and feven years, and bėgat La-lence. mech:

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30 And Lamech lived after he begat Noah five hundred ninty and five years, and begat fons and daughters:

31 And all the days of Lamech were feven hundred feventy and feven years: and he died.

32 And Noah was five hundred years eld: and Noah begat Shem, Ham, and Japheth.


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 faid unto Noah, The end of all fleth is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will deftroy them with the earth.

14 Make thee an ark of gopher wood; rooms fhalt thou make in the ark, and shalt pitch it within and without with pitch.

15 And this is the fafbion which thou halt make it of: The length of the ark fball 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 halt thou fet in the fide thereof; with lower, fecond, and third ftories fhalt 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, 1 The wickedness of the world caufeth from under heaven; and every thing that the flood. 8 Nrab findeth grace. 14, is in the earth shall die. The order, form, and end of the ark. 18 But with thee will AND it came to pafs, when men began covenant; and thou fhalt come into the to multiply on the face of the earth, and ark, thou, and thy fons, and thy wife, daughters were born unto them, and thy fons' wives with thee.

aThat the fons of God faw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chofe. 3 And the LORD faid, My Ipirit hall, not always ftrive with man, for that he alfo is fleth: yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years,

4 There were giants in the earth in thofe days; and alfo after that, when the fons of God came in unto the daughte of men, and they bare children to them, the fane became mighty mẹn which were of old, men of renown.

5 And God faw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually,

6 And it repented the LORD that he had made man on the earth, and it griev ed him at his heart.

7 And the LORD faid, 'I will deftroy man whom I have created, from the face of the earth; both man, and beat, and the creeping things, and the fowls of the air; for it repenteth me that I have made them.

$¶ But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD.

9 Thele are the generations of Noah: Noah was a juft man, and perfect in his generations, and Noah walked with God. 10 And Noah begat three fons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

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19 And of every living thing of all fleth, two of every forr halt thou bring into the ark, to keep them alive with thee; they fhall be male and female.

23 Of fowls after their kind, and of cattle after their kind, of every creeping thing of the earth after his kind, two of every for shall come unto thee, to keep them alive.

21 And take thou unto thee of all food that is eaten, and thou shalt gather in to thee; and it shall be for food for thee, and for them.

22 thus did Noah; according to all that God commanded him, fo did he. CHAP. VII.

Noah with his family entereth into the ark The begining, increafe, and continuance of the flood.

AND the LORD faid unto Noah, Come thou and all thy houfe into the ark: for thee havel feen righteous before me in this generation.

2 Of every clean beat thou shalt take to thee by levens. the male and his fe. male and of beafts that are not clean by two, the male and his female,

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3 Of fowls alfo of the air by fevens, the male and the female; to keep feed alive upon the face of all the earth,

4 For yet teven days, and I will caufe it to rain upon the earth forty days and forty nights; and every living fubftance


12 The world drowned.

GENESIS. that I have made will I deflroy from off the face of the earth.

5 And Noah did according unto all that the LORD had commanded him.

6 And Noah was fix hundred years old when the flood of waters was upon the earth..

7 And Noah went in, and his fons, and his wife, and his fons' wives with him into the ark, becaufe of the waters of the flood. 8 Of clean beafts, and of beafts 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 pafs after feven days, that the waters of the flood were upon the earth.

11 In the fix hundredth year of Noah's life, in the fecond month, the feventeenth day of the month, the fame day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened. 12 And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights.

13 In the felfsame day entered Noah, and Shem, and Ham, and Japheth, the fons of Noah, and Noah's wife, and the three wives of his fons with them into the ark; 14 They, and every beaft 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 fort. 15 And they went in unto Noah, into the ark, two and two of all fieth, wherein is the breath of life.

The waters affuage. and they that were with him in the ark 24 And the waters prevailed upon the earth an hundred and fifty days.


The waters affuage. 18 Noah goeth forth of the ark, 20 buildetb an altar, and offereth facrifice. 21 God's promije to curfe the earth no more.

AND God remembered Noah, and 'every living thing, and all the cattle that was with him in the ark: and God made a wind to pafs over the earth, and the waters affuaged:

2 The fountains alfo 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 feventh month, on the feventeenth day of the month, upon the mountains of Ararat.

5 And the waters decreafed continually until the tenth month in the tenth month, on the first day of the month, were' the tops of the mountains feen.

6 And it came to pafs at the end of forty days, that Noah opened the window of the ark which he had made :

7 And he fent forth a raven, which went forth to and fro, until the waters were dried up from off the earth.

8 Alfo he fent forth a dove from him. to fee if the waters were abated from off the face of the ground;

9 But the dove found no reft for the fole of her foot, and the returned unto 16 And they that went in, wentin male him into the ark, for the waters were on and female of all flesh, as God had com- the face of the whole earth: then he put manded him; and the LORD hut him in. forth his hand, and took her, and pulled 17 And the flood was forty days up-her in unto him into the ark. on the earth; and the waters increased, 10 And he stayed yet other feven days: and bare up the ark, and it was lift upnd again he fent forth the dove out of the ark:

above the earth.

8 And the waters prevailed, and were 11 And the dove came in to him in the increased greatly upon the earth; and the evening; and lo, in her mouth was an olark went upon the face of the waters. ive leaf plucked off: foNoah knew that the 19 And the waters prevailed exceed-waters were abated from off the earth. ingly upon the earth; and all the high hills that were under the whole heaven, were covered.

12 And he stayed yet other feven days; and fent forth the dove: which returned not again unto him any more.

13 And it came to pafs in the fix hun dredth 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 dry.

20 Fifteen cubits upward did the waters prevail; and the mountains were covered. 21 And all fleth died that moved upon the earth, both of fowl, and of cattle, and of beaft, and of every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth, and every man 22 All in whofe noftrils was the breath of, life, of all that was in the dry land, died. 14 And in the fecond month, on the 23 And every living fubftance was de-feven and twentieth day of the month, ftroyed which was upon the face of the was the earth dried. ground, both man, and cattle, and the creeping things, and the fowl of the heaven and they were deftroyed from the earth and Noah only remained alive,

15 And God fpake unto Noah, faying, 16 Go forth of the ark, thou, and thy wife, and thy fons, and thy fons' wives with thee.

17 Bring

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