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16 The Punishment of Mankind. 21 Their first Clothing.

22 Their casting out of Paradise. Ver. 1 '

row the Serpent was more fubtil than any Beast

of the Field which the LORD God had made : and he said unto the Woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every Tree of the Garden ?

2 And the Woman said unto the Serpent, We may eat of the Fruit of the Trees of the Garden :

3 But of the Fruit of the Tree which is in the midst of the Garden, God hath faid, Ye shall not eat of it, neither Thall ye touch it, lest ye die.

4 m And the Serpent said 1 Tim. ii. 14 The Woman beunto the Woman, Ye fhall ing deceived, was in the Tranfgref

Gon. not furely die.

2 Cor. xi. 3 Fear, left by any means, 5 For God doth know, as the Serpent beguiled Eve through that in the Day ye eat there- corrupted from the simplicity that is

his Subtilty, so your Minds should be of, then your Eyes shall be in Christ. opened, and ye shall be as Gods, knowing Good and Evil. 6 n And when the Woman

* Rom. V. 12 Wherefore as by one faw that the Tree was good Man Sin entred into the World, and for Food, and that it was. Death by Sin; and fo Death palled

upon all Men, for that all have linpleasant to the Eyes, and a ned. Tree to be desired to make 13 For until the Law, Sin was in one wise; she took of the the World: but Sin is not imputed

when there is no Law. Fruit thereof, and did eat, 14 Nevertheless Death reigned from and gave also unto her Hus- Adam to Moses, even over them that band with her, and he did of Adam's Transgression, who is the

had not finncd after the Similitude eat.

Figure of him that was to come: 7 And the Eyes of them is But not as the Offence, so also both were opened, and they Ofence of one, many be dead, much

is the free Gift: For if through the knew that they were naked : more the Grace of God, and the Gift and they sewed Fig-leaves to- by Grace, which is by one Man, Je

SUS CHRIST hach abounded unto gether, and made themselves

many. Aprons.

16 And not as it was by one that 8 And they heard the linned, so is the Gift: for the Judge Voice of the Lord God but the free Gift is of many Offences

ment was by one to Condemnation; walking in the Garden in the unto Justification. Cool of the Day: and Adam

17 For if by one Man's Offence, and his Wife hid themselves they which receive abundance of

Death reigned by one; much more from the Presence of the Grace, and of the Gift of RighteoufLORD God amongst the Trees nets, shall reign in Life by one, JEof the Garden.


9 And


9 And the LORD God 18 Therefore as by the Offence of called unto Adam, and said one, Judgment came upon all Men

to Condemnation : even so by the unto him, Where art thou ?

Righteousness of one, the free Gift 10 And he said, I heard came upon all Men unto Justification thy Voice in the Garden, and

of Life.

19 For as by one Man's Disobedie I was afraid, because I was ence many were made Sinners : so by naked; and I hid my self. the Obedience of one shall many be

made righteous. 11 And he said, Who told

20 Moreover, the Law entred, that thee that thou wast naked ? the Offence might abound : But where hast thou eaten of the Tree Sin abounded, Grace did much more

abound: whereof I commanded thee,

21 That as Sin hath reigned unto that thou shouldst not eat? Death, even so might Grace reign

12 And the Man said, The through Righteousness unto eternal Woman whom thou gavest to

Life. by Jesus CHRIST OUR LORD.

I Cor. xv. 20 But now is CHRIST be with me, she gave me of risen from the Dead, and become the the Tree, and I did eat.

fuit Fruits of them that fiept.

21 For since by Man came Death, 13 And the LORD GOD by Man came also the Relurre&ioa said unto the Woman, What of the Dead. is this that thou hast done? so in CHRisT shall all be made a

22 For as in Adam all die, even And the Woman said, The LIVE. Serpent beguiled me, and I Pfal. li. s Behold I was shapen in did eat.

Iniquity; and in Sin did my Mother

conceive me. 14 And the LORD God

i tohn 1. 8 if we say that we have said unto the Serpent, Because no Sin we deceive ourielves, and the

Truth is not in us. thou hast done this, thou art

9 If we confess our Sins, he is cursed above all Cattle, and faithful and just to forgive us our above every Beast of the Field: Sins, and to cleanse us from all Un

righteousness. upon tlıy Belly shalt thou go, and Duit shalt thou eat all the Days of thy Life.

15 And I will put Enmity between thee and the Woman, and between thy Seed and her SEED : it Thall BRUISE thy Head, and thou shalt bruise his Heel. 16 * Unto the Woman he

* I Tim. ii. 13 For Adam was first faid, I will greatly multiply formed, then Eve. thy Sorrow and thy Concep- but the woman being deceived was

14 And Adam was not deceived, tion; in Sorrow thou shalt in the Tranfgreffion. bring forth Children: and thy Is Norwithstanding the shall be Desire shall be to thy Husband, inue in Faith, and Charity, and Ho

saved in Child-bearing, if they conand he shall rule over thee. liness with Sobriety. 17 And unto Adam he

Ecrler. ji. u Then I looked on said, Because thou hast heark- all the Works that my Hands had ned unto the Voice of thy wrought, and on the Labour that I

had laboured to do: and behold, all Wife, and hast eaten of the



Tree of which I commanded was VANITY and Vexation of Spirit, thee, saying, Thou shalt not and there was no Profit under the

Sun. eat of it: cursed is the Ground

Psal. xc. s Thou carriest them afor thy Sake; in Sorrow shalt way as with a Flood, they are as a thou eat of it all the Days of Sleep in the Morning they are like

Grals which growerh up. thy Life.

6 In the Morning it flourisheth, 18 Thorns also and Thistles and groweth ups in the Evening it

is cut down, and withereth. shall it bring forth to thee :

10 The Days of our Years are and thou shalt eat the Herb of THREESCORE YEARS and TEN ; and if the Field.

by reason of Strength they be four19 In the Sweat of thy sour and Sorrow: for it is foon cut

score Years, yet is their Strength LaFace shalt thou eat Bread, till off, and we fly away. thou return unto the Ground;

teach us to number our for out of it wast thou taken: unto Wisdom.

Days, that we may apply our Hearts for Dust thou art, and unto Psal. ciii. 14 For he knoweth our

Frame : he remembrech that we are Dust shalt thou return.

Duft. 20 And Adam called his

Is As for Man, his Days are as Wife's Name Eve, because Grass : as a Flower of the Field, so

he flourisheth. she was the Mother of all li

i Pet. i. 24 For all Flesh is as ving.

Grass, and all the Glory of Man, as 21 Unto Adam also and to the Flower of Grass. The Grass wihis Wife did the LORD God thereth, and the Flower thereof falmake Coats of Skins, and 25 But the Word of the LORD encloathed them.

dureth for ever. And this is the Word 22 And the LORD God which by the Gospel is preached unto

you. said, Behold, the Man is be Fral. xxxix. 6 Surely every Man come as one of us, to know walkerh in a vain Shew : Surely they Good and Evil.


are disquieted in vain : he heapeth up

Riches, and knoweth not who shall lest he put forth his Hand, and gather them. take also of the Tree of Life,

7 And now, LORD, what wait I for?

my Hope is in thee. and eat, and live for ever :

Job xiv. 1 Man that is born of a 23 Therefore the LORD Woman, is of few Days, and is full God sent him forth from the of Trouble.

2. He cometh forth like a Flower, Garden of Eden, to till the and is cut down : he feeth also as a Ground, from whence he was Shadow, and continuerh not. taken.

3 And doft thou open chine Eyes

upon such an one, and bringest mç 24 So he drove out the into Judgment with thee? Man: and he placed at the 4. Who can bring a clean Thing

out of an unclean? not one. East of the Garden of Eden,

Psal. xlix. 12 Nevertheless, Man Cherubims, and a flaming being in Honour, abideth not: he is Sword which turned every like the Beasts that perish,

13 This their way is their Folly ; Way, to keep the Way of

yer their Posterity approve their Saythe Tree of Life.


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lech away.


14 Like

14 Like Sheep they laid in the Grave, Death shall feed on them; and the Upright Mall have Dominion over them in the Morning, and their Beauiy thall consume in the Grave, from their Dweiling.

Job i. 21 Naked came i out of my Mother's womb, and naked shall ! return thither.

i Tim. vi. 7 For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out.

8 And having Food and Raiment, let us be therewith content.

Ecclef. V. Is As he came forth of his Mother's Womb, naked shall he return to go as he came, and thall take nothing of his Labour which he may carry away in his Hand.

16 And this also is a sore Evil, that in all Points as he came, so shall be go : and what Profit hath he that hath laboured for the WIND.

James iv. 14 Ye know not what thall be on the Morrow: For what is your Life! it is even a Vapour that appeareth for a little time, and then va

nilheth away.


1 The Birth, Trade, and Religion of Cain and Abel. 8 The

Murder of Abel. 1 The Curse of Cain. 19 Lamech and his two Wives. 25 The Birth of Seth, 26 and Enos.


Ver. I

and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a Man from the LORD.

2 And she again bare his Brother Abel. And Abel was a Keeper of Sheep, but Cain was a Tiller of the Ground.

3 And in process of Time it came to pass, that Cain brought of the Fruit of the Ground an Offering unto the LORD. 4 P And Abel, he also P Heb. xi. 4 By Faith Abel offer

ed unto God a more excellent Sacribrought of the Firstlings of

fice than Cain, by which he obtained his Flock, and of the Fat Witness, that he was RIGHTEOUS, GOD thereof. And the Lord had testifying of his Gifts: and by it he Respect unto Abel, and to being dead, yet speaketh. his Offering.

5 But unto Cain and to his Offering he had not Respect, And Cain was very wroth, and his Countenance fell.

6 And the LORD said unto Cain, Why art thou wroth? and why is thy Counteriance fallen ?

7 If thou dost well, shalt thou not be accepted ? and if thou dost not well, Sin lieth at the Door. And unto thee thall be his Desire, and thou shalt rule over him.

8 9 And Cain talked with 1 Jolin iii. 11 For this is the Mer Abel bis Brother : And it fage thar ye heard from the Begin

ning, that we should love one a. came to pass when they were vorhet.

in the Field, that Cain rose 12 Not as Cain who was of that up against Abel his Brother, And wherefore Dew he him? Because

wicked one, and New his Brother : and slew him.

his own Works were evil, and his Bro.. 9 And the Lord said unto ther's RIGHTEOUS. Cain, Where is Abel thy have gone in the Way of Cain, and

Jude 11 Wo unto them ; for they Brother? And he said, I ran greedily after thé Error of Ba. know not : Am I my Bro- laam. ther's Keeper ?

10 And he said, What hast thou done ? the Voice of thy Brother's Blood cryeth unto me from the Ground,

IT And now art thou cursed from the Earth, which hath opened her Mouth to receive thy Brother's Blood from thy Hand.

12 When thou tilleft the Ground, it shall not hencefort yield unto thee her Strength. A Fugitive and a Vagabond shalt thou be in the Earth.

13 And Cain said unto the LORD, My Punishment is greater than I can bear.

14 Behold, thou hast driven me out this Day from the Face of the Earth : and from thy Face shall I be hid, and I shall be a Fugitive and a Vagabond in the Earth, and it shall come to pass, that every one that findeth me shall flay me.

15 And the LORD said unto him, Therefore whosoever Nayeth Cain, Vengeance shall be taken on him seven-fold. And the LORD set a Mark upon Cain, left any finding him Thould kill him.

16 And Cain went out from the Presence of the LORD, and dwelt in the Land of Nod, on the East of Eden.

CHAP. V. i The Genealogy, Age, and Death of the Patriarchs from

Adam unto Noah. 24 The Godliness and Tranfation of Enoch.

Ver. 22
ND FENOCH i Heb xi. s By Faith ENOCH was

TRANSLATED that he should not sec

Death; and was not found, because God after he begat Methuse- God had TRANSLATED him : for belah three hundred Years, and fore his Translation he had this Te

ftimony, that he PLEASED GOD. begat Sons and Daughters.

6 But without Faith it is impoli23 And all the Days of E- ble to please him : for he that conoch were three hundred fix, meth to God, muft Believe that he

is, and that he is a REWARDER of ty and five Years.

them that diligently seek him.


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