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Genealogy of the patriarchs. GENESIS

Translation of Enoch. 23 And Lamech said unto his wives, hundred sixty and two years; and he died. Adah and Zillah, Hear my voice, ye wives 21 | And Enoch lived sixty and five of Lamech, hearken unto my speech: for I years, and begat Methuselah : have slain a man to my wounding, and a 22 And Enoch walked with God after he young man to my hurt.

begat Methuselah three hundred years, and 24 If Cain shall be avenged seven-fold, begat sons and daughters: truly Lamech seventy and seven-fold. 23 And all the days of Enoch were three

25 | And Adam knew his wife again, hundred sixty and five years : and she bare a son, and called his name 24 And Enoch walked with God, and he Seth : For God, said she, hath appointed was not: for God took him. me another seed instead of Abel," whom 25 [ And Methuselah lived an hundred Cain slew.

eighty and seven years, and begat Lamech: 26 And to Seth, to him also there was 26 And Methuselah lived after he begat born a son; and he called his name Enos: Lamech seven hundred eighty and two then began men to call upon the name of years, and begat sons and daughters : the LORD.

27 And all the days of Methuselah were CHAP. V.

nine hundred sixty and nine years; and he THI THIS is the book of the generations of died.

Adam: In the day that God created 28 | And Lamech lived an hundred man, in the likeness of God made he him : eighty and two years, and begat a son:

2 Male and female created he them; and 29 And he called his name Noah, saying, blessed them, and called their name Adam, This same shall comfort us concerning our in the day when they were created. work and toil of our hands, because of the

3 And Adam lived an hundred and ground which the Lord hath cursed. thirty years, and begat a son in his own like- 30 And Lamech lived after he begat Noah ness, after his image; and called his name five hundred ninety and five years, and beSeth:

gat sons and daughters: 4 And the days of Adam after he had 31 And all the days of Lamech were begotten Seth were eight hundred years: seven hundred seventy and seven years; and he begat sons and daughters: and he died. 5 And all the days that Adam lived were

32 1 And Noah was five hundred years nine hundred and thirty years: and he died. old: and Noah begat Shem, Ham, and Ja

6 4 And Seth lived an hundred and five pheth. years, and begat Enos:

CHAP. VI. LÁnd, Seth lived after he begat Enos AND it came to pass when men began eight hundred and seven years, and begat sons and daughters :

and daughters were born unto them, 8 And all the days of Seth were nine 2 That the sons of God saw the daughhundred and twelve years; and he died. ters of men that they were fair; and they

9 [ And Enos lived ninety years, and took them wives of all which they chose. begat Cainan :

3 And the Lord said, My Spirit shall 10 And Enos lived after he begat Cainan not always strive with man, for that he also eight hundred and fifteen years, and begat is flesh : yet his days shall be an hundred sons and daughters :

and twenty years. 11 And all the days of Enos were nine 4 There were giants in the earth in those hundred and five years; and he died. days; and also after that, when the sons of

12 1 And Cainan lived seventy years, God came in unto the daughters of men, and begat Mahalaleel :

and they bare children to them, the same 13 And Cainan lived after he begat Ma- became mighty men, which were of old, halaleel eight hundred and forty years, and men of renown. begat sons and daughters :

5 | And God saw that the wickedness 14 And all the days of Cainan were nine of man was great in the earth, and that every hundred and ten years; and he died. imagination of the thoughts of his heart was

15 | And Mahalaleel lived sixty and five only evil continually: years, and begat Jared:

6 And it repented the LORD that he had 16 'And Malalaleel lived after he begat made man on the earth, and it grieved him Jared eight hundred and thirty years, and at his heart. begat sons and daughters :

7 And the Lord said, I will destroy man 17 And all the days of Mahalaleel were whom I have created from the face of the eight hundred ninety and five years; and earth; both man and beast, and the creephe died.

ing thing, and the fowls of the air: for it 18 ( And Jared lived an hundred sixty repenteth me that I have made them. and two years, and he begat Enoch: 8 1 But Noah found grace in the eyes

19 And Jared lived after he begat Enoch of the LORD. eight hundred years, and begat sons and 9 These are the generations of Noah: daughters :

Noah was a just man, and perfect in his 20 And all the days of Jared were nine generations, and Noah walked with God.

Directions for the ark. CHAP. VII, VIII.

The flood. 10 And Noah begat three sons, Shem, when the flood of waters was upon the Ham, and Japheth.

earth. 11 The earth also was corrupt before 7 | And Noah went in, and his sons, and God; and the earth was filled with violence. his wife, and his sons' wives with him, into

12 And God looked upon the earth, and the ark, because of the waters of the flood. behold, it was corrupt: for all flesh had cor- 8 Of clean beasts, and of beasts that are rupted his way upon the earth.

not clean, and of fowls, and of every thing 13 And God said unto Noah, The end of that creepeth upon the earth, all flesh is come before me; for the earth 9 There went in two and two unto Noah is filled with violence through them: and into the ark, the male and the female, as behold, I will destroy them with the earth. God had commanded Noah.

14 Make thee an ark of gopher-wood: 10 1 And it came to pass, after seven rooms shalt thou make in the ark, and shalt days, that the waters of the flood were upon pitch it within and without with pitch. the earth.

15 And this is the fashion which thou 11 In the six hundredth year of Noshalt make it of: The length of the ark ah's life, in the second month, the sevenshall be three hundred cubits, the breadth teenth day of the month, the same day of it fifty cubits, and the height of it thirty were all the fountains of the great deep cubits.

broken up, and the windows of heaven were 16 A window shalt thou make to the ark, opened. and in a cubit shalt thou finish it above, 12 And the rain was upon the earth forty and the door of the ark shalt thou set in the days and forty nights. side thereof: with lower, second, and third 13 In the self-same day entered Noah, stories shalt thou make it.

and Shem, and Ham, and Japheth, the sons 17 And behold, I, even I do bring alof Noah, and Noah's wife, and the three food of waters upon the earth, to destroy wives of his sons with them, into the ark : all flesh, wherein is the breath of life, from 14 They, and every beast after his kind, under hearen: and every thing that is in and all the cattle after their kind, and every the earth shall die.

creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth 18 But with thee will I establish my co- after his kind, and every fowl after his kind, venant: and thou shalt come into the ark, every bird of every sort. thou, and thy sons, and thy wife, and thy 15 And they went in unto Noah into the sons' wives with thee.

ark, two and two of all flesh, wherein is 19 And of every living thing of all flesh, the breath of life. two of every sort shalt thou bring into the 16 And they that went in,

went in male ark, to keep them alive with thee: they and female of all flesh, as God had comshall be male and female.

manded him: and the LORD shut him in. 20 Of fowls after their kind, and of cattle 17 1 And the flood was forty days upon after their kind, of every creeping thing of the earth : and the waters increased, and the earth after his kind, two of every sort bare up the ark, and it was lifted up above shall come unto thee, to keep them alive. the earth.

21 And take thou unto thee of all food 18 And the waters prevailed, and were that is eaten, and thou shalt gather it to increased greatly upon the earth : and the thee; and it shall be for food for thee, and ark went upon the face of the waters. for them.

19 And the waters prevailed exceedingly 22 Thus did Noah; according to all that upon the earth; and all the high hills that God commanded him, so did he.

were under the whole heaven were covered. CHAP. VII.

20 Fifteen cubits upward did the waters ANDouban dari piha house into the arkeo ND the LORD said unto Noah, Come prevail: and the mountains were covered.

21 | And all flesh died that moved upon for thee have I seen righteous before me the earth, both of fowl, and of cattle, and of in this generation.

beast, and of every creeping thing that 2 Of every clean beast thou shalt take creepeth upon the earth, and every man: to thee by sevens, the male and his fe- 22 All in whose nostrils was the breath male: and of beasts that are not clean by of life, of all that was in the dry land, died. two, the male and his female.

23 And every living substance was de3 Of fowls also of the air by sevens, the stroyed which was upon the face of the male and the female; to keep seed alive ground, both man, and cattle, and the creep, upon the face of all the earth.

ing things, and the fowl of the heaven; and 4 For yet seven days, and I will cause it they were destroyed from the earth; and to rain upon the earth forty days and for- Noah only remained alive, and they that ty nights: and every living substance that I were with him in the ark. have made will I destroy from off the face 24 1 And the waters prevailed upon the of the earth.

earth an hundred and fifty days. 5 And Noah did according unto all that

CHAP. VIII. the LORD commanded him. 6 And Noah was six hundred years old AND God remembered Noah, and every


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The waters abate.


God blesseth Noah. roas with him in the ark : and God made 20 | And Noah builded an altar unto a wind to pass over the earth, and the waters the LORD, and took of every clean beast, assuaged;

and of every clean fowl, and offered burnt2 The fountains also of the deep, and offerings on the altar. the windows of heaven were stopped, and 21 Ånd the LORD smelled a sweet savour; the rain from heaven was restrained; and the LORD said in his heart, I will not

3 And the waters returned from off the again curse the ground any more for man's earth continually: and after the end of the sake; for the imagination of man's heart is hundred and fifty days the waters were evil from his youth: neither will I again abated.

smite any more every thing living, as I have 4 1 And the ark rested in the seventh done. month, on the seventeenth day of the month, 22 While the earth remaineth, seed-time upon the mountains of Ararat.

and harvest, and cold and heat, and sum• 5 And the waters decreased continually, mer and winter, and day and night, shall until the tenth month: in the tenth month, not cease. on the first day of the month, were the tops

CHAP. IX. of the mountains seen. 6 I And it came to pass at the end of AND God blessed Noah and his sons,

and said unto them, Be fruitful, and forty days, that Noah opened the window multiply, and replenish the earth. of the ark which he had made:

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

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

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

will I require : at the hand of every beast 10 And he stayed yet other seven days, will I require it, and at the hand of man; and again he sent forth the dove out of the at the hand of every man's brother will I reark.

quire the life of man. 11 And the dove came in to him in the 6 Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man evening, and lo, in her mouth was an olive- shall his blood be shed: for in the image of leaf pluckt off: So Noah knew that the God made he man. waters were abated from off the earth. 7 And you, be ye fruitful, and multiply,

12 And he stayed yet other seven days, bring forth abundantly in the earth, and and sent forth the dove; which returned multiply therein. not again unto him any more.

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

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

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

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

18 And Noah went forth, and his sons, me and the earth. and his wife, and his sons' wives with him: 14 And it shall come to pass, when I

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

which is between me and you and every

The bow in the cloud.

CHAP. X. The generations of Noah living creature of all flesh: and the waters cha; and the sons of Raamah, Shebah, and shall no more become a flood to destroy all Dedan. flesh.

8 And Cush begat Nimrod : he began to 16 And the bow shall be in the cloud; be a mighty one in the earth. and I will look upon it, that I may remem- 9 He was a mighty hunter before the ber the everlasting covenant between God LORD: wherefore it is said, Even as Nimrod and every living creature of all flesh that is the mighty hunter before the LORD. upon the earth.

10 Ånd the beginning of his kingdom 17 And God said unto Noah, This is the was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and token of the covenant which I have esta- Calneh, in the land of Shinar. blished between me and all flesh that is


11 Out of that land went forth Ashur, the earth.

and builded Nineveh, and the city Reho18 1 And the sons of Noah that went both, and Calah, forth of the ark, were Shem, and Ham, 12 And Resen between Nineveh and and Japheth : and Ham is the father of Calah: the same is a great city. Canaan.

13 And Mizraim begat Ludim, and Ana19 These are the three sons of Noah: and mim, and Lehabim, and Naphtuhim, of them was the whole earth overspread. 14 And Pathrusim, and Casluhim, (out

20 { And Noah began to be an husband- of whom came Philistim,) and Caphtorim. man, and he planted a vineyard :

15 [ And Canaan begat Sidon his first21 And he drank of the wine, and was born and Heth, drunken, and he was uncovered within his 16 And the Jebusite, and the Amorite, tent.

and the Girgasite, 22 And Ham the father of Canaan saw 17 And the Hivite, and the Arkite, and the nakedness of his father, and told his the Sinite, two brethren without.

18 And the Arvadite, and the Zemarite, 23 And Shem and Japheth took a gar- and the Hamathite : and afterward were ment, and laid it upon both their shoulders, the families of the Canaanites spread and went backward, and covered the naked-abroad. ness of their father : and their faces were 19 And the border of the Canaanites was backward, and they saw not their father's from Sidon, as thou comest tirrar unto nakedness.

Gaza; as thou goest unto Sodo 24 And Noah awoke from his wine, and morrah, and Admah, and Zeboim, eveu unto knew what his younger son had done unto Lasha. him.

20 These are the sons of Ham, after 25 And he said, Cursed be Canaan; a their families, after their tongues, in their servant of servants shall he be unto his bre-countries, and in their nations. thren.

21 1 Unto Shem also, the father of all the 26 And he said, Blessed be the LORD God children of Eber, the brother of Japheth of Shem; and Canaan shall be his ser- the elder, even to him were children born. vant.

22 The children of Shem; Elam, and 27 God shall enlarge Japheth, and he Ashur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Áram. shall dwell in the tents of Shem; and Ca- 23 And the children of Aram; Uz, and naan shall be his servant.

Hul, and Gether, and Mash. 28 And Noah lived after the flood three 24 And Arphaxad begat Salah ; and Sahundred and fifty years.

lah begat Eber. 29 And all the days of Noah were nine 25 And unto Eber were born two sons : hundred and fifty years : and he died. the name of one was Peleg, for in his days CHAP. X.

was the earth divided; and his brother's TOW these are the generations of the name was Joktan.

sons of Noah; Shem, Ham, and Ja- 26 And Joktan begat Almodad, and Shepheth: and unto them were sons born after leph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah, the flood.

27 And Hadoram, and Uzal, and Diklah, 2 The sons of Japheth ; Gomer, and 28 And Obal, and Abimael, and SheMagog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, ba, and Meshech, and Tiras.

29 And Ophir, and Havilah, and Jobab: 3 And the sons of Gomer; Ashkenaz, all these were the sons of Joktan. and Riphath, and Togarmah.

30 And their dwelling was from Mesha, 4 And the sons of Javan ; Elisliah, and as thou goest unto Sephar, a mount of the Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.

east. 5 By these were the isles of the Gentiles 31 These are the sons of Shem, after divided in their lands; every one after his their families, after their tongues, in their tongue, after their families, in their nations. lands, after their nations.

6 And the sons of Ham; Cush, and 32 These are the families of the sons of Mizraim, and Phut, and Canaan.

Noah after their generations, in their na7 And the sons of Cush ; Seba, and Ha- tions: and by these were the nations divided nilah, and Sabtah, and Raamah, and Sabte-l in the earth after the flood.

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The building of Babel.


The call of Abram. CHAP. XI.

23 And Serug lived after he begat Nahor AND the whole earth and of one lan-daughtendred years, and begat sons and

2 And it came to pass as they journey-| 24 And Nahor lived nine and twenty ed from the east, that they found a plain in years, and begat Terah. the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there. 25 And Nahor lived after he begat Terah

3 9 And they said one to another, Go to, an hundred and nineteen years, and begat let us make brick, and burn them thorough-sons and daughters. ly. And they had brick for stone, and slime 26 And Terah lived seventy years, and had they for mortar.

begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran. 4 And they said, Go to, let us build us a 27 ^ Now these are the generations of city, and a tower, whose top may reach unto Terah: Terah begat Abram, Nahor, and heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we Haran : and Haran begat Lot. be scattered abroad upon the face of the 28 And Haran died before his father whole earth.

Terah in the land of his nativity, in Ur of 5 And the LORD came down to see the the Chaldees. city and the tower, which the children of 29 And Abram and Nahor took them men builded.

wives: the name of Abram's wise was Sarai; 6 And the Lord said, Behold, the peo- and the name of Nahor's wife Milcah, the ple is one, and they have all one language; daughter of Haran, the father of Milcah, and this they begin to do: and now nothing and the father of Iscah. will be restrained from them, which they 30 But Sarai was barren; she had no child. have imagined to do.

31 1 And Terah took Abram his son, and 7 Go to, let us go down, and there con- Lot the son of Haran his son's son, and Safound their language, that they may not rai his daughter-in-law, his son Abram's understand one another's speech.

wife; and they went forth with them from 8 So the LORD scattered them abroad Ur of the Chaldees, to go into the land of from thence upon the face of all the earth : Canaan; and they came unto Haran, and and they left off to build the city.

dwelt there. 9 Therefore is the name of it called Ba- 32 And the days of Terah were two hunbel, because the LORD did there confound dred and five years: and Terah died in Hathe language of all the earth: and from ran. thence did the Lord scatter them abroad

CHAP. XII. upon the face of all the earth.


OW the Lord had said unto Abram, 10 1 These are the generations of Shem: Get thee out of thy country, and from Shem was an hundred years old, and begat thy kindred, and from thy father's house, Arphaxad two years after the flood : unto a land that I will shew thee:

11 And Shem lived after he begat Ar- 2 And I will make of thee a great nation, phaxad five hundred years, and begat sons and I will bless thee, and make thy name and daughters.

great; and thou shalt be a blessing : 12 And Arphaxad lived five and thirty 3 And I will bless them that bless thee, years, and begat Salah.

and curse him that curseth thee: and in 13 And Arphaxad lived after he begat Sa-thee shall all families of the earth be blessed. lah four hundred and three years, and begat 4 TSo Abram departed, as the LORD had sons and daughters.

spoken unto him, and Lot went with him : 14 And Salah lived thirty years, and be- and Abram was seventy and five years old gat Eber:

when he departed out of Haran. 15 And Salah lived after he begat Eber 5 And Abram took Sarai his wife, and four hundred and three years, and begat Lot his brother's son, and all their substance sons and daughters.

that they had gathered, and the souls that 16 And Eber lived four and thirty years, they had gotten in Haran; and they went and begat Peleg:

forth to go into the land of Canaan; and 17 And Eber lived after he begat Peleg into the land of Canaan they came. four hundred and thirty years, and begat 6 1 And Abram passed through the land sons and daughters.

unto the place of Sichem, unto the plain of 18 And Peleg lived thirty years, and Moreh. *And the Canaanite was then in begat Reu:

the land. 19 And Peleg lived after he begat Reu 7 And the Lord appeared unto Abram, two hundred and nine years, and begat sons and said, Unto thy seed will I give this land: and daughters.

and there builded he an altar unto the LORD, 20 And Reu lived two and thirty years, who appeared unto him. and begat Serug.

8 And he removed from thence unto a 21 And Reu lived after he begat Serug mountain on the east of Beth-el, and pitchtwo hundred and seven years, and begat ed his tent, having Beth-el on the west, and sons and daughters.

Hai on the east: and there he builded an 22 And Serug lived thirty years, and altar unto the Lord, and called upon the 'ngat Nahor :

name of the LORD.

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