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The garden of Eden.


Man's shameful fall. CHAP. II.

fowl of the air, and brought them unto Adam 1 The first sabbath. 4 The manner of the crea

to see what he would call them; and what. tion. 8 The planting of the garden of Eden, soever Adam called every living creature, 10 and the river thereof. 16 The tree of know that was the name thereof. ledge only forbidden. 19, 20 The naming of 20 And Adam gave names to all cattle, and the creatures. 21 The making of woman, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of institution of marriuge.

the field: but for Adam there was not found THUS the heavens and the earth were a help meet for him. T

finished, and all the host of them. 21 And the Lord God caused a deep sleep 2 And on the seventh day God ended his to fall upon Adam, and he slept; and he work which he had made; and he rested on took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh the seventh day from ail his work which he instead thereof: had made.

2.2 And the rib, which the LORD God had 3 Ant God blessed the seventh day, and taken from man, made lie a woman, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested brought her unto the man. from all his work which God created and 23 And Adam said, This is now bone of my made.

bones, and flesh of my tiesh: she shall be 4 9 These are the generations of the hea- called Woman, because she was taken out vens and of the earth when they were crea- of man. ted, in the day that the LORD God made the 24 Therefore shall a man leave his father earth and the heavens,

and his mother, and shall cleave unto his 5 And every plant of the field before it was wile: and they shall be one flesh. in the earth, and every herb of the field be- 25 And they were both naked, the man and fore it grew: for the Lord God had not his wife, and were not ashamed. caused it to rain upon the earth, and there

CHAP. III. was not a man to till the ground.

1 The serpent deceiveth Eve. 6 Man's shame6 But there went up a mist from the earth, ful fall. 9 God arraigneth them. 14 The serand watered the whole face of the ground. pent is cursed. 15 The promised seed.

7 And the LORD God formed man of the The punishment of mankind. 21 Their first dust of the ground, and breathed into bis

clothing. 22 Their casting out of paradise. nostrils the breath of life; and man became STOW the serpent was more subtile than a living soul.

any beast of the field which the LORD 8 | And the LORD God planted a garden God had made: and he said unto the woeastward in Eden; and there he put the man man, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat whom he had formed.

of every tree of the garden? 9 And out of the ground made the Lord 2 And the woman said unto the serpent, God to grow every tree that is pleasant to We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the the sight, and good for food; the tree of lifegarden: also in the midst of the garden, and the tree 3 But of the fruit of the tree which is in the of knowledge of good and evil.

midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall 10 And a river went out of Eden to water not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye the garden: and from thence it was parted, die. and became into four heads.

4 And the serpent said unto the woman, 11 The name of the first is Pison: that is Ye shall not surely die: it which compasseth the whole land of Ha- 5 For God doth know, that in the day ye vilah, where there is gold;

eat thereof, then yow eyes shall be opened; 12 And the gold of that land is good: there and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and is bdellium and the onyx-stone.

evil. 13 And the name of the second river is Gi- 6 And when the woman saw that the tree hon: the same is it that compasseth the was good for food, and that it was pleasant whole land of Ethiopia.

to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make 14 And the name of the third river is Hid- one wise; she took of the fruit thereof, and dekel: that is it which goeth toward the did eat; and gave also unto her husband with cast of Assyria. And the fourth river is her, and he did eat. Euphrates.

7 And the eyes of them both were opened, 15 And the Lord God took the man, and and they knew that they were naked: and put him into the garden of Eden, to dress it, they sewed fig-leaves together, and made and to keep it.

themselves aprons. 16 And the LORD God commanded the man, 8 And they heard the voice of the LORD saying, Of every tree of the garlen thou God walking in the garden in the cool of mavest freely eat:

the day: and Adam and his wife hid them17 But of the tree of the knowledge of good selves from the presence of the LORD God and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the amongst the trees of the garden. day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely 9 And the LORD God called unto Adam, die.

and said unto him, Where ari thou? 18 | And the LORD God said, It is not good 10 And he said, I heard thy voice in the that the man should be alone: I will make garden: and I was afraid, because I was him a lielp meet for him.

naked; and I hid myself. 19 And out of the ground the Lord God 11 And he said, Who told thee that thou formed every beast of the field, and every wast naked? Hast thou eaten of the tree

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The promised seed.


The curse of Cain. whereof I commanded thee, that thou should-1 4 And Abel, be also brought of the firstest not eat?

lings of his flock, and of the fat thereof. And 12 And the man said, The woman whom the LORD had respect unto Abel, and to his thou gavest to be with me, she gave me of offering: the tree, and I did eat.

5 But unto Cain, and to his offering, he had 13 And the LORD God said unto the wo- not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and man, What is this that thou hast done? And his countenance fell. the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, 6 And the LORD said unto Cain, Why art thon and I did eat.

wroth ? and why is thy countenance fallen? 14 And the LORD God said unto the ser If thou doest well, shalt thou not be ac pent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cepted? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth cursed above all cattle, and above every at the door. And unto thee shall be his debeast of the field: upon thy belly shalt thou sire, and thou shalt rule over him. go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy 8 And Cain talked with Abel his brother:

and it came to pass when they were in the 15 And I will put enmity between thee and field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brothe woman, and between thy seed and her ther, and slew him. seed: it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt 9 | And the LORD said unto Cain, Where bruise his heel.

is Abel thy brother? And he said, I know 16 Unto the woman he said, I will greatly not: Am I my brother's keeper? multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in 10 And he said, What hast thou done? the sorrow thou shalt bring forth children: and voice of thy brother's blood crieth unto nie thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he from the ground. shall rule over thee.

11 And now art thou cursed from the eartlı, 17 And unto Adam he said, Because thou which hath opened her mouth to receive thy hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, brother's blood from thy hand. and hast eaten of the tree of which I com- 12 When thou tillest the ground, it shall manded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of not henceforth yield unto thee her strength: it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in A fugitive and a vagabond shalt thou be in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy the earth. life;

13 And Cain said unto the LORD, My pun18 Thorns also and thistles shall it bring ishment is greater than I can bear. forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb 14 Behold, thou hast driven me out this day of the field:

from the face of the earth; and from thy face 19 In the sweat of tlıy face shalt thou eat shall I be hid; and I shall be a fugitive and bread, till thou return unto the ground; for a vagabond in the earth; and it shall come out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, to pass, that every one that findeth me shall and unto dust shalt thou return.

slay me. 20 And Adam called his wife's name Eve, 15 And the LORD said unto him, Therefore because she was the mother of all living. whosoever slayeth Cain, vengeance shall be 21 Unto Adam also and to his wife did the taken on him seven-fold. Ånd the LORD LORD God make coats of skins, and clothed set

lest any finding him them.

should kill him. 22 | And the LORD God said, Behold, the 16 9 And Cain went out from the presence man is become as one of us, to know good of the LORD, and dwelt in the land of Nod, and evil. And now, lest he put forth his on the east of Eden. hand, and take also of the tree of life, and 17 And Cain knew his wife, and she coneat, and live for ever:

ceived, and bare Enoch: and he builded a 23 Therefore the LORD God sent him forthy city, and called the name of the city after the from whence he was taken.

18 And unto Enoch was born Irad: and 24 So he drove out the man: and he placed Irad begat Mehujael: and Mehujael begat at the east of the garden of Eden Cheru- Methusael: and Methusael begat Lamech. bims, and a flaming sword which turned 19 And Lamech took unto him two wives: every way, to keep the way of the tree of life. the name of the one was Adah, and the name CHAP. IV.

of the other Zillah.

And Adah bare Jabal: he was the fa1 The birth, trade, and religion of Cain and Abel. 8 The murder of Abel. 11 The curse ther of such as dwell in tents, and of such as of Cain. 17 Enoch the first city. 19 Lamech have cattle. and his two wives. 25 The birth of Seth, 21 And his brother's name was Jubal: hè 26 and Enos.

was the father of all such as handle the harp ND Adam knew Eve his wife; and she and organ. A

conceived, and bare Cain, and said, I 22 And Zillah, she also bare Tubal-cain, an have gotten a man from the LORD.

instructor of every artificer in brass and iron: 2 And she again bare his brother Abel. and the sister of Tubal-cain was Naamah. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain 23 And Lamech said unto his wives, Adah was a tiller of the ground.

and Zillah, Hear my voice, ye wives of La3 And in process of time it came to pass, mech, hearken unto my speech: for I have that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground slain a man to my wounding, and a young an offering unto the LORD.

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Genealogy of the patriarchs, GENESIS.

and birth of Noah 24 Il Cain shall be avenged seven-fold, 24 And Enoch walked with God, and

ing truly Lamech seventy and seven-fold. was not: for God took him.

25 7 And Adam kuew his wife again, and 259 And Methuselah lived a hundred eighty
she bare a son, and called his name Seth : 1 and seven years, and begat Lamech: 1
For God, said she, hath appointed me an- 26 And Methuselah lived after he begat La-
other seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew. mech seven hundred eighty and two years, CA

26 And to Seth, to him also there was born and begat sons and daughters:
a son; and he called his name Enos: then 27 And all the days of Methuselah were nine
began men to call upon the name of the hundred sixty and nine years; and he died.

23 And Lamech lived a liundred eighty

and two years, and begat a son: · The genealogy, age, and death of the patri- 29 And he called his name Noalı, saying,

archs from Adam unto Noah. 21 The godli- | This same shall comfort us concerning our ness and translation of Enoch.

work and toil of our hands, because of the T'Adais

: the brine ka thene Gor created THIS is the book of the generations of ground which the Lord hath cursed.

30 And Lamech lived after he begat Noah man, in the likeness of God made he bim:

five hundred ninety and five years, and be-
2 Male and female created he them; and gat sons and daughters:
blessed them, and called their name Adam, 31. And all the days of Lamech were seven
in the day when they were created. Hundred seventy and seven years: and he

3s And Adam lived a hundred and thirty djed.
vears, and begat a son in his own likeness, 32 And Noah was five hundred years old:
after his image; and called his name Seth: and Noah begat Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
4 And tie days of Adam after he had be-

gotten Seth were eight hundred years: and| 1 The wickedness of the world, which provoked
he begat sons and daughters:

God's wrath, and caused the flood. 8 Noah 5 And all the days that Adam lived were findeth grace. 14 The order, form, and end nine hundred and thirty years: and he died. of the ark.

6 1 And Seth lived a hundred and five ND it came to pass, when men began to years, and begat Enos:

multiply on the face of the earth, and 7 And Seth lived after he begat Enos eight | danghters were born unto them, hundred and seven years, and begat sons and 2 That the sons of God saw the daughters daughters:

of men that they were fair; and they took 8 And all the days of Seth were nine hun-them wives of all which they chose. dred and twelve years; and he died. 3 And the Lord said, My Spirit shall not,

9 s And Enos lived ninety years, and be always strive with man, for that he also is gat Cainan:

flesh: yet his days shall be a hundred and 10 And Enos lived after he begat Cainan twenty years. eight hundred and fifteen years, and begat 4 Tliere were giants in the earth in those sons and daughters :

days; and also after that, when the sons of 11 And all the days of Enos were nine hun-| God canne in unto the daughters of men, and dred and five years; and he died.

thev bare children to them: the same became 12 [ And Cainan lived seventy years, and mighty men, which were of old, men of reDegat Malalaleel:

13 And Cainan lived after he begat Maha- 5 | And God saw that the wickedness of Jaleel eight hundred and forty years, and man was great in the earth, and that every begat sons and daughters:

imagination of the thoughts of his heart was 14 And all the days of Cainan were nine only evil continually. hundred and ten years; and he died. 6 And it repented the Lord that he had

15 | And Mahalaleel lived sixty and five made man on the earth, and it grieved bim years, and begat Jared:

at his heart. 16 And Mahalaleel lived after he begat Ja- 7 And the Lord said, I will destroy man red eight hundred and thirty years, and begat whom I have created from the face of the sous and daughters:

earth ; both man and beast, and the creep17 And all the days of Mahalaleel were eight ing thing, and the fowls of the air; for it rehundred ninety and five years; and he died. penteth me that I have made them.

18 | And Jared lived a hundred sixty and 8 But Noah found grace in the eyes of the two years, and he begat Enoch:

LORD. 19 And Jared lived after lie begat Enoch 9 | These are the generations of Noah: eight hundred years, and begat sons and Noah was a just man, and perfect in his gedaughters :

nerations, and Noah walked with God. 20 And all the days of Jared were nine 10 And Noah begat three sons, Shem, Ham, hundred sixty and two years; and he died, and Japheth.

21 | And Enoch lived sixty and five years, 11 The earth also was corrupt before God; and begat Methuselah:

and the earth was filled with violence. 22 And Enoch walked with God after he 12 And God looked upon the earth, and begat Methuselah three hundred years, and behold, it was corrupt: for all flesh had corbegat sons and daughters:

rupted his way upon the earth. 23 And all the days of Enoch were three 13 And God said unto Noah, The end of all Hundred sixty and five years :

flesh is coine before me; for the earth is fill


Directions for the ark.

The flood. ed with violence through them: and behold, that the waters of the flood were upon the I will destroy them with the earth.

earth. 14 | Make thee an ark of gopher-wood: 11 | In the six hundredth year of Noah's rooms shalt thou make in the ark, and shalt life, in the second month, the seventeenth pitch it within and without with pitch. day of the month, the same day were all the 15 And this is the fashion which thou shalt fountains of the great deep broken up, and make it of: The length of the ark shall be the windows of heaven were opened. three hundred cubits, the breadth of it fifty 12 And the rain was upon the earth forty cubits, and the height of it thirty cubits. days and forty nights.

16 A window shalt thou make to the ark, 13 In the self-same day entered Noahı, and and in a cubit shalt thou finish it above; and Shem, and Ham, and Japheth, the sons of the door of the ark shalt thou set in the side Noah, and Noah's wife, and the three wives thereof: with lower, second, and third sto- of his sons with them, into the ark: ries shalt thou make it.

14 They, and every beast after his kind, and 17 And behold, I, even I, do bring a flood all the cattle after their kind, and every creepof waters upon the earth, to destroy all flesh, ing thing that creepeth upon the earth after wherein is the breath of life, from under his kind, and every fowl after his kind, every heaven: and every thing that is in the earth bird of every sort. shall die.

15 And they went in unto Noah into the 18 But with thee will I establish my cove-ark, two and two of all flesh, wherein is the nant: and thou shalt come into the ark, breath of life. thou, and thy sons, and thy wife, and thy 16 And they that went in, went in male and sons' wives with thee.

female of all flesh, as God had commanded 19 And of every living thing of all flesh, him: and the LORD shut him in. two of every sort shalt thou bring into the 17 And the flood was forty days upon the ark, to keep them alive with thee: they shall earth: and the waters increased, and bare up be male and female.

the ark, and it was lifted up above the earth. 20 of fowls after their kind, and of cattle 18 And the waters prevailed, and were inafter their kind, of every creeping thing of creased greatly upon the earth: and the ark the earth after his kind; two of every sort went upon the face of the waters. shall come unto thee, to keep them alive. 19 And the waters prevailed exceedingly

21 And take thou unto thee of all food that upon the earth; and all the high hills that is eaten, and thou shalt gather it to thee; were under the whole heaven were covered. and it shall be for food for thee, and for them. 20 Fifteen cubits upward did the waters

22 Thus did Noah; according to all that prevail: and the mountains were covered. God commanded him, so did he.

21 And all flesh died that moved upon the CHAP. VII.

earth, both of fowl, and of cattle, and of beast, 1 Noah, with his family, and the living crea- and of every creeping thing that creepeth tures, enter into the ark. 11 The beginning, upon the earth, and every man: increase, and continuance of the flood. 22 All in whose nostrils was the breath of

and all thy house into the ark: 23 And every living substance was destroyfor thee have I seen righteous before me in ed which was upon the face of the ground, this generation.

both man, and cattle, and the creeping things, 2 of every clean beast thou shalt take to and the fowl of the heaven; and they were thee by sevens, the male and his female; destroyed from the earth; and Noah only and of beasts that are not clean by two, the remained alive, and they that were with him male and his female.

in the ark. 3 Of fowls also of the air by sevens, the 24 And the waters prevailed upon the earth male and the female; to keep seed alive a hundred and fifty days. upon the face of all the earth.

CHAP. VIII. 4 For yet seven days, and I will cause it to 1 The waters assuage. 4 The ark resteth on rain upon the earth forty days and forty

Ararat. 7 The raven and the dove. 15 Noah, nights: and every living substance that I

being commanded, 18 goeth forth of the ark. have made will I destroy from off the face 20 He buildeth an altar, and offereth sacrifice, of the earth.

21 which God accepteth, and promiseth to 5 And Noah did according unto all that the

curse the earth no more. LORD commanded him. 6 And Noah was six hundred years old AND God remembered Noah, and every

living thing, and all the cattle that was when the flood of waters was upon the earth. with him in the ark: and God made a wind 7 | And Noah went in, and his sons, and to pass over the earth, and the waters as his wife, and his sons' wives with him, into suaged; the ark, because of the waters of the flood. 2 The fountains also of the deep, and the

8 Of clean beasts, and of beasts that are windows of heaven were stopped, and the not clean, and of fowls, and of every thing rain from heaven was restrained; that creepeth upon the earth,

3 And the waters returned from off the 9 There went in two and two unto Noah earth continually: and after the end of the into the ark, the male and the female, as hundred and fifty days the waters, were God had commanded Noah.

abated. 10 And it came to pass, after seven days, | 4 | And the ark rested in the seventh

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The bow in the cloud. month, on the seventeenth day of the month, the rainbow. 18 Noah replenisheth the world, upon the mountains of Ararat.

20 planteth a vineyard, 21 is drunken, and 5 And the waters decreased continually,

mocked of his son, 25 curseth Canaan, 26 until the tenth month: in the tenth month,

blesseth Shem, 27 prayeth for Japheth, 29 and

dieth. on the first day of the month, were the tops of the mountains seen. 6 | And it came to pass at the end of forty and said unto them, Be fruitful, and days, that Noah opened the window of the multiply, and replenish the earth. ark which he had made:

2 And the fear of you, and the dread of you, 7 And lie sent forth a raven, which went shall be upon every beast of the earth, and forth to and fro, until the waters were dried upon every fowl of the air, upon all that up from off the earth.

moveth upon the earth, and upon all the 8 Also he sent forth a dove from him, to see fishes of the sea; into your hand are they of the waters were abated from off the face delivered. of the ground;

3 Every moving thing that liveth shall be 9 But the dove found no rest for the sole of meat for you; even as the green herb have her foot, and she returned unto him into the I given you all things. ark; for the waters were on the face of the 4 | But flesh with the life thereof, which is whole earth. Then he put forth his hand, the blood thereof, shall ye not eat. and took her, and pulled her in unto him into 5 And surely your blood of your lives will I the ark.

require: at the hand of every beast will I re10. And he stayed yet other seven days, and quire it, and at the hand of man; at the hand again be sent forth the dove out of the ark. of every man's brother will I require the life

Il And the dove came in to him in the of man. evening, and lo, in her mouth was an olive- 6 Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man leať pluckt off. So Noah knew that the shall his blood be shed: for in the image of waters were abated from off the earth. God made he man.

12 And he stayed yet other seven days, and 7. And you, be ye fruitful, and multiply; sent forth the dove; which returned not bring forth abundantly in the earth, and mulagain unto him any more.

tiply therein. 13 | And it came to pass in the six hun-81 And God spake unto Noah, and to his dredth and first year, in the first month, the sons with him, saying, first day of the month, the waters were dried 9 And I, behold, I establish my covenant up from off the earth: and Noah removed with you, and with your seed after you; the covering of the ark, and looked, and 10 And with every living creature that is behold, the face of the ground was dry. with you, of the fowl, of the cattle, and of

14 And in the second month, on the seven every beast of the earth with you, from all that and twentieth day of the month, was the go out of the ark, to every beast of the earth. earth dried.

11 And I will establish my covenant with 15 9 And God spake unto Noah, saying, you; neither shall all flesh be cut off any 16 Go forth of the ark, thou, and thy wife, more by the waters of a flood; neither shall and thy sons, and thy sons' wives with thee. there any more be a flood to destroy the earth.

17 Bring forth with thee every living thing 12 And God said, This is the token of the that is with thee, of all flesh, both of fowl, covenant which I make between me and and of cattle, and of every creeping thing you, and every living creature that is with that creepeth upon the earth; that they may you, for perpetual generations. breed abundantly in the earth, and be fruit- 13 I do set my bow in the cloud, and it ful, and multiply upon the earth.

shall be for a token of a covenant between 18 And Noah went forth, and his sons, and me and the earth. Iris wife, and his sons wives with him: 14 And it shall come to pass, when I bring

19 Every beast, every creeping thing, and a cloud over the earth, that the bow shall be every fowl, and whatsoever creepeth upon seen in the cloud: the earth, after their kinds, went forth out 15 And I will remember my covenant, which of the ark.

is between me and you, and every living crea20 9 And Noah buil-led an altar unto the ture of all flesh; and the waters shall no more Lord, and took of every clean beast, and of become a flood to destroy all flesh. every clean fowl, and offered burnt-offerings 16 And the bow shall be in the cloud; and on the altar.

I will look upon it, that I may remember the 21. And the LORD smelled a sweet savour; everlasting covenant between God and every and the Lord said in his heart, I will not living creature of all flesh that is upon the again curse the ground any more for man's earth. sake; for the imagination of man's heart is 17 And God said unto Noah, This is the evil from his youth: neither will I again smite token of the covenant which I have estaany more every thing living, as I have done. blished between me and all flesh that is

22 While the earth remaineth, seed-time upon the earth. and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer 18 TAnd the sons of Noah that went forth and winter, and day and night, shall not cease of the ark, were Shem, and Ham, and JaCHAP. IX.

pheth: and Ham is the father of Canaan. God blesseth Noah. 4 Blood and murder are

19 These are the three sons of Noah: and forbidden. 8 God's covenant 13 signified by 1 of them was the whole earth overspread

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