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kind; two of every kind shalt thou with them into the ark; they, and take into the ark, to keep alive. every beast after his kind, and all the

27 And take thou unto thee of all cattle after their kind, and every food that is eaten, and thou shalt creeping thing that creepeth on the gather fruit of every kind unto thee earth, after his kind, and every fowl in the ark, and it shall be for food | after his kind, and every bird of for thee, and for them.

every sort; 28 Tbus did Noah, according to all 38 And they went unto Noah, into that God commanded him.

the ark, two and two of all flesh, 29 And the Lord said unto Noah, wherein is the breath of life; and Cone thou and all thy house, into the they that went in, went in male and ark; for thee only bave I seen right- female of all flesh, as God had comeous before me, in this generation. manded him, and the Lord shut him

30 Of every clean beast thou shalt in. take to thee by sevens, the male and 39 And the flood was forty days his female; and of beasts that are upon the earth, and the waters innot clean by two, the male and his creased, and bare up the ark, and it female ;

was lifted up above the earth. 31 Of fowls also of the air, by 40 And the waters prevailed and Sevens, the male and his female ; to increased greatly upon the earth, and keep seed alive upon the face of the the ark went upon the face of the earth.

waters. 32 For yet seven days, and I will 41 And the waters prevailed excause it to rain upon the earth forty ceedingly upon the face of the earth, days, and forty nights; and every and all the high hills, under the living substance that I have made whole heavens were covered. Fifwill I destroy from off the face of the teen cubits and upward did the waearth.

ters prevail; and the mountains were 33 And Noab did according to all covered. that the Lord commanded him. And 42 And all flesh died that moved Noah was six hundred years old upon the face of the earth, both of when the flood of waters was upon fowl, and of cattle, and of beasts, the earth.

and of every creeping thing that 34 And Noah went in, and his sons, creepeth upon the earth, and every and his wife, and bis sons' wives with him, into tbe ark, because of 43 All in whose nostrils the Lord the waters of the flood.

had breathed the breath of life, of 35 Of elean beasts, and of beasts all that were on the dry land, died. that were not clean, and of fowls, and 44 And every living substance was of every thing that creepeth upon destroyed, which was upon the face the earth, there went in two and two, of the ground, both man, and cattle, unto Noabinto the ark, the male and and the creeping things, and the tbe fernale, as God had commanded fowls of the air; and they were deNoah.

stroyed from the earth ; 36 And it came to pass, after seven 45 And Noah only remained, and days, that the waters of the fiood they that were with him in the ark. were upon the earth. In the six 46 And the waters prevailed on the hundredth year of Noah's life, in the earth one hundred and fifty days. seeond month, and the seventeenth 47 And God remembered Noah, and day of the month, the same day were all that were with him in the ark. all the fountains of the great deep | And God made a wind to pass over broken up, and the windows of hea- the earth, and the waters assuaged. Ten were opened, and the rain was 48 The fountains also of the deep, upon the earth forty days and forty and the windows of heaven were nights.

stopped, and the rain from heaven 37 In the self-same day entered was restrained; and the waters reNoah, and Shem, and Ham, and Japh-turned from off the earth. eth, the sods of Noah; and Noah's 49 And after the end of the hunwife, and the three wives of his sons dred and fifty days, the waters were


abated. And the ark rested in the of every creeping thing that creepeth seventh month, on the seventeenth upon the earth ; that they may breed day of the month, upon the mountain abundantly in the earth, and be of Ararat.

fruitful and multiply upon the earth. 50 And the waters decreased until 3 And Noah went forth, and his the tenth month; and in the tenth sons, and his wife, and his sons' mouth, on the first day of the month, wives with him. And every beast, were the tops of the mountains seen. every creeping thing, and every fowl

51. And it came to pass, at the end upon the earth, after their kinds, of forty days, that Noah opened the went forth out of the ark. window of the ark which he had 4 And Noah builded an altar unto made, and he sent forth a raven, the Lord, and took of every clean which went forth to and fro, until | beast, and of every clean fowl, and the waters were dried up from off the offered burnt offerings on the altar; earth.

and gave thanks unto the Lord, and 52 He also sent forth a dove from rejoiced in his heart. him, to see if the waters were abated 5 And the Lord spake unto Noah, from off the face of the ground; but and be blessed him. And Noah the dove found no rest for the sole of smelled a sweet savour, and he said her foot, and she returned unto him in bis heart; into the ark, for the waters had not 6 I will call on the name of the receded from off the face of the Lord, that he will not again curse whole earth; then he put forth his the ground any more for man's sake, hand and took her, and pulled her in for the imagination of man's heart unto him into the ark.

is evil from his youth; and that he 53 And be stayed yet other seven will not again smite any more every days, and again be sent the dove out thing living, as he hath done, while of the ark, and the dove came in to the earth remaineth ; him in the evening; and, lo, in her 7 And, that seed-time and harvest, mouth an olive leaf plucked off ; so and cold and heat, and summer and Noh knew that the waters were winter, and day and night, may not abated from off the earth.

cease with man. 54 And he stayed yet other seren 8 And God blessed Noah and his days, and sent forth a dove, which sons, and said unto them, Be fruitful returned not again unto him any and multiply, and replenish the more.

earth. And the fear of you, and 55 And it came to pass, in the six the dread of you, shall be upon every hundred and first year, in the first heast of the earth, and upon every month, the first day of the month, fowl of the air, upon all that moveth the waters were dried up rom off the upon the earth, and upon all the earth.

fishes of the sea; into your hand are 56 And Noah removed the covering they delivered. of the ark, and looked, and behold, 9 Every moving thing that liveth the face of the ground was dry. shall be ment for you; even as the And in the second month, on the green herb have I given you all seven and twentieth day of the month, things. was the earth dried.

10 But, the blood of all flesh which

I have given you for ment, shall be CIIAPTER IX.

shed upon the ground, which taketh Noah Inrilts an allar-(mmandment to not shen bed-God's cornant, the tokion of it

life thereof, and the blood ye shall sel in the cluuds-- Noah's folly, the results

not eat. of it.

11 And surely, blood shall not be


ing, Go forth out of the ark, lives; and the blood of every beast thou and thy wife, and thy sons, and will I require at your hands. thy song' wives with thee.

12 And whoso sheddeth man's blood, 2 Bring forth with thee every liv. by man shall his blood be shed; for ing thing that is with thee, of all man shall not shed the blood of man. desh, both of fowl, and of cattle, and 13 For a commandment I give, that every man's brother shall preserve | shake with gladness, and the earth the life of man, for in mine own shall tremble with joy; image bare I made man.

23 And the general assembly of the 14 And a commandment I give church of the first-born shall come unto you, Be ye fruitful and mul- down out of heaven, and possess the tiply; bring forth abundantly on the earth, and shall have place until the earth, and multiply therein.

end come. And this is mine ever15 And God spake unto Noah, and lasting covenant, which I made with to his sons with him, saying, And I, thy father Enoch. behold, I will establish my covenant 24 And the bow shall be in the witb you, which I made unto your cloud, and I will establish my covefather Enoch, concerning your seed nant unto thee, which I have made after you.

between me and thee, for every living 16 And it shall come to pass, that creature of all flesh that shall be every living creature that is with upon the earth. you, of the fowl, and of the cattle, 25 Aud God said unto Noah, This is and of the beast of the earth that is the token of the covenant which I have with you, which shall go out of the established between me and thee, for ark, sball not altogether perish: nei- all flesh that shall be upon the earth. ther shall all flesh be cut off any 26 And the song of Noah that went more by the waters of a flood: nei- forth of the ark, were Shem, and ther shall there any more be a flood Ham, and Japheth; and Ham was to destroy the earth.

the father of Canaan. These were 17 And I will establish my cove- the three sons of Noah, and of them nant with you, which I made unto was the whole earth overspread. Enoch, concerning the remnants of 27 And Noah began to till the earth, your posterity.

and he was an husbandman; and he 18 And God made a covenant with planted a vineyard, and he drank of Noab, and said, This shall be the the wine, and was drunken; and he token of the covenant I make be- was uncovered within his tent; tween me and you, and for every 28 And Hain, the father of Canaan, living creature with you, for per- saw the nakedness of his father, and petual generations;

told his brethren without; and Shem 19 I will set my bow in the cloud ; and Japheth, took a garment and and it shall be for a token of a cove- laid upon both their shoulders, and bant between me and the earth. went backward and covered the 20 And it shall come to pass, when nakedness of their father, and they I bring a cloud over the earth, that saw not their father's nakedness. the bow shall be seen in the cloud ; 29 And Noah awoke from his wine, and I will remember my covenant, and knew what his youngest son had which I have made between done unto him, and he said, Cursed and you, for every living creature be Canaan; a servant of servants of all flesh. And the waters shall shall he be unto his brethren. no more become a flood to destroy 30 And he said, Blessed be the Lord all fesh.

God of Shem; and Canaan shall be 21 And the bow sball be in the his servant, and a veil of darkness cloud; and I will look upon it, that I shall cover him, that he shall be may remember the everlasting cove- | known among all men. Dant, wbich I made unto thy father 31 God shall enlarge Japheth, and Enocb; that, when men should keep he shall dwell in the tents of Shem; all my commandments, Zion should and Canaan shall be his servant. again come on the earth, the city of 32 And Noah lived after the flood, Enoch which I have caught up unto three hundred and fifty years. And myself.

all the days of Noah were nine hun22 And this is mine everlasting dred and fifty years; and he died. covenant, that when thy posterity

CHAPTER X. shall embrace the truth, and look

Genealogy of the sims of Mah. anward, then shall Zion look down- OW these were the generations ward, and all the heavens shall


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Ham, and Japheth ; and unto them 13 And these are the children of were sons born after the flood.

Shem; Eber, and Elam, and Asshur, 2 The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram. Magog, Madai, and Javan, and Tu- 14 And these were the children of bal, and Meschech, and Tiras. Aram ; Us, and Hul, and Gether, and

3 And these are the sons of Gomer; Mash. Ashkenas, and Riphath, and To- 15 And Arphaxed begat Salah, and garmah. And the sons of Javan : Salah begat Eber. And unto Eber Elishah, and Tarshish, Kittim, and were born two sons; the name of one, Dodanim. By these were the isles Peleg, the other Joktan. nf the Gentiles divided in their lands; 16 And Peleg was a mighty man, every one after the same tongue, after for in his days was the earth divided. their families, in their nations.

17 And Joktan begat Almodad, and 4 And the sons of Ham; Cush, and Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and JeMizraim, and Phut, and Canaan. rah, and Hadoram, and Uzal, and And the sons of Cush; Seba, and Diklah, and Obal, and Abimael, and Havilah, and Sabtah, and Raamah, Sheba, and Ophar, and Havilah, and and Sabtecha. And the sons of Jobab; and these were the sons of Raamah ; Sheba, and Dedan.

Joktan. 1 5 And Cush begat Nimrod; he be- 18 And their dwelling was from gan to be a mighty one in the earth. Mesha, as thou goest unto Sepbar, a He was a mighty hunter in the land. mount of the east. Wherefore, it is said ; Even as Nim- 19 These were the song of Shem, rod, the mighty hunter in the land. after their families, after their tongues,

6 And he began a kingdom, and the in their lands, after their nations. beginning of his kingdom was Babel, 20 These were the families of the and Eroch, and Accad, and Calneh, sons of Noah, after their generations, in the land of Shinar.

in their nations; and by these were 7 Out of that land went forth As- the nations divided on the earth, after shur, and builded Nineveh, and the the flood. city Rehoboth, and Calah, and Resen

CHAPTER XI. between Nineveh and Calah; the

Babel built-Language comfounded-Genesame was a great city.

ratims of Shem— Abram born ; married, : 8 And Mizraim begat Ludim, and and goes into Canaan. Anamim, and Lehabim, and Naphtu

ND the whole earth was of the him, and Pathrusim, and Casluhim, same language, and of the same out of whom came Philistim and speech. And it came to pass, that Caphtorim.

many journeyed from the east, and 9 And Canaan begat Sidon, his as they journeyed from the east, first-born, and Heth, and the Jebu- they found a plain in the land of site, and the Amorite, and Girgashite, Shinar, and dwelt there in the plain and the Hivite, and the Arkite, and of Shinar. the Sinite, and the Arvadite, and 2 And they said ono to another, Zemarite, and the Hamathite; and Come, go to, let us make brick, and afterward were the families of the burn them thoroughly.

And they Canaanites spread abroad.

had brick for stone, and they had 10 And the borders of the Canaan- slime for mortar. ites were from Sidon, as thou comest 3 And they said, Come, go to, let us to Gerar unto Gaza ; as thou goest build us a city, and a tower whose unto Sodom and Gomorrab, and Ad-top will be high, nigh unto heaven; mah, and Zeboim, even unto Lasha. and let us make us a name, lest we

11 These were the sons of Ham, be scattered abroad upon the face of after their families, after the same the whole earth. tongue, in their countries, and in their 4 And the Lord came down, behold. nations.

ing the city and the tower which the 12 Unto Shem also, which was the children of men were building ; elder, children weru porn; and he 5 And the Lord said, Behold, the was the father of Eber, and even to the people are the same, and they all him were children born.

have the same language; and this


tower they begin to build, and now, 15 And Terah lived seventy years, nothing will be restrained from them, and begat Abram, Nahor, and which they have imagined, except I, Haran. the Lord, confound their language, 16 Now these were the generations that they may not understand one of Terah; Terah begat Abram, Nahor another's speech. So I, the Lord, and Haran; and Haran begat Lot. will seatter tbem abroad from thence, 17 And Haran died before his faupon all the face of the land, and ther Terah, in the land of his natianto every quarter of the earth. vity, in Ur of the Chaldees. 6 And they were confounded, and 18 And Abram and Nahor took left off to build the city, and they them wives; and the name of Abram's hearkened not unto the Lord, there wife was Sarai; and the name of fore, is the name of it called Babel, Nahor's wife, Milcha, the daughter because the Lord was displeased with of Haran, the father of Milcha and their works, and did there confound the father of Iscah; but Sarai was, the language of all the earth; and barren, and she bear no child. from thence did the Lord scatter 19 And Terah took Abram his son, them abroad upon the face thereof. and Lot the son of Haran, his son's

7 And these were the generations son, and Sarai his daughter-in-law, of Shem. And Shem being an bun. his son Abram's wife; and went forth dred years old, begat Arphasad two with them from Ur of the Chaldees, years after the food; and Shem lived to go into the land of Canaan; and after he begat Arphaxad five hun- they came unto Haran, and dwelt dred years, and begat sons and daugh-there. ters.

20 And the days of Terah were two 8 And Arphaxad lived five and hundred and five years; and Terah thirty years, and begat Salah; and died in Haran, Arphaxad lived after he begat Salah,

CHAPTER XIT. four bundred and three years, and

God's command to Aixam--He by faith begat sons and daughters.

obrys-Curenant with Abram-Pharuoh 9 And Salah lived thirty years, and plagued for Surai's sake.

OW, the Lord had said unto begat Eber four hundred and three Abram, Got thee out of thy years, and begat sons and daughters. country, and from thy kindred, and

10 And Eber lived four and thirty from thy father's house, unto a land years, and begat Peleg; and Eber that I will show theo ; lived after he begat Peleg four hun- 2 And I will make of thee a great dred and thirty years, and begat nation, and I will bless thee, and sons and daughters.

make thy name great; and thou 11 And Peleg lived thirty years, shalt be a blessing; and I will bless and begat Reu; and Peleg lived after then that bless thee, and curse thein he begat Reu, two hundred and nine that curse thee; and in thee shall the years, and begat sons and daugh- families of the earth be blessed. ters.

3 So Abram departed, as the Lord 12 And Reu lived two and thirty had spoken unto him; and Lot went years, and begat Serug; and Red with hiin. And Abram was seventy hired after he begat Serug two hun- and five years old when he departed dred and seven years, and begat sons out of Haran. and daughters.

4 And Abram took Sarai, his wife, 13 And Serug lived thirty years, and Lot, his brother's son, and all and begat Nahor; and Serug lived their substance that they had gi after he begat Nahor two hundred thered, and the souls that they had years, and begat sons and daugh- gotten in Haran ; and they went forth ters.

to go into the land of Canaan ; and 14 And Nabor lived pine and twenty into the land of Canaan they came. years, and begat Terah; and Nahor 5 And Abram passed through the lived after he begat Terah an hun- land unto the place of Sichem, and the dred and nineteen years, and begat plain of Moreh. And the Canaanites sons and daughters.

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