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2 And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep and the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.
ing thing, and beast of the earth after his kind: and it was so.
25 And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind: and God saw that it was gooù.
26 1 And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have 3 And God said, Let there be light: and there dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the was light.
4 And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness. 5 And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night: and the evening and the morning were the first day.
6 T And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.
7 And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament and it
fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and 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.
28 And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subducit: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth. 29 T And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face 8 And God called the firmament Heaven: and of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the evening and the morning were the second day. the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shal! 9 And God said, Let the waters under the be for meat. heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so 10 And God called the dry land Earth; and the gathering together of the waters called he Seas: and God saw that it was good.
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 so. 31 And God saw every thing that he had made, 11 And God said, Let the earth bring forth and behold, it was very good. And the evening grass, the herb yielding seed, and the fruit-tree and the morning were the sixth day. yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed is in
itself, upon the earth: and it was so.
12 And the earth brought forth grass, and herb
yielding seed after his kind, and the tree yield- THUS the heavens and the earth were finish
ed, and all the host of them.
ing fruit, whose seed was in itself, after his 2 And on the seventh day God ended his work kind: and God saw that it was good.
13 And the evening and the inorning were the third day.
14 T And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven, to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years.
which he had made; and he rested on the sev-
15 And let them be for lights in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth: and heavens,
it was so.
5 And every plant of the field before it was in 16 And God made two great lights; the greater the earth, and every herb of the field before it light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule grew: for the LORD God had not caused it to the night: he made the stars also. rain upon the earth, and there was not a man to till the ground.
17 And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth,
18 And to rule over the day, and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness: and God saw that it was good.
19 And the evening and the morning were the fourth day.
But there went up a mist from the earth, and watered the whole face of the ground. 7 And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul. 81 And the LORD God planted a garden cast ward in Eden; and there he put the man whoi
20 And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, he had formed. and fowl that may fly above the earth in the 9 And out of the ground made the LORD God open firmament of heaven. to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight, 21 And God created great whales, and every and good for food; the tree of life also in the living creature that moveth, which the waters midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge brought forth abundautly after their kind, and of good and evil. every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
22 And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth.
23 And the evening and the morning were the fifth day.
24 And God said, Let the earth bring forth the living creature after his kind, cattle, and creep
10 And a river went out of Eden to water the garden: and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads.
11 The name of the first is Pison: that is it which compasseth the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold;
12 And the gold of that land is good: there is bdellium and the onyx-stone.
13 And the name of the second river is Gihon:
The curse of Cain.
CHAP. V, VI.
The godliness of Enoch. 10 And he said, What hast thou done? the hundred and fificen years, and begat sons and voice of thy brother's blood crieth unto me from daughters: the ground.
11 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 tillest the ground, it shall not henceforth yield unto thee her strength: A fugitive and a vagabond shalt thou be in the earth. 13 And Cain said unto the LORD, My punishInent 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 slay me. 15 And the LORD said unto him, Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain, vengeance shall be taken on him seven-fold. And the LORD set a mark upon Cain, lest any finding him should 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.
17 And Cain knew his wife, and she conceived, and bare Enoch: and he builded a city, and called the name of the city after the name of his son Enoch.
18 And unto Enoch was born Irad: and Irad begat Mehujael: and Mehujael begat Methusael: and Methusael begat Lamech.
19 And Lamech took unto him two wives: the name of the one was Adah, and the name of the other Zillah.
11 And all the days of Enos were nine hundred and five years; and he died.
12 And Cainan lived seventy years, and begat Mahalaleel:
13 And Cainan lived after he begat Mahalaleel eight hundred and forty years, and begat sons and daughters:
14 And all the days of Cainan were nine hundred and ten years; and he died. 15 ¶ And Mahalaleel lived sixty and five years, and begat Jared:
16 And Mahalaleel lived after he begat Jared eight hundred and thirty years, and begat sons and daughters:
17 And all the days of Mahalaleel were eight hundred ninety and five years; and he died. 18 And Jared lived a hundred sixty and two years, and he begat Enoch:
19 And Jared lived after he begat Enoch eight hundred years, and begat sons and daughters 20 And all the days of Jared were nine hundred sixty and two years; and he died. 21 ¶ And Enoch lived sixty and five years, and begat Methuselah :
22 And Enoch walked with God after he begat Methuselah three hundred years, and begat sons and daughters:
23 And all the days of Enoch were three hundred sixty and five years:
24 And Enoch walked with God, and he was not: for God took him.
25 ¶ And Methuselah lived a hundred eighty and seven years, and begat Lamech : 26 And Methuselah lived after he begat Lamech seven hundred eighty and two years, and begat
20 And Adah bare Jabal: he was the father of
23 And Lamech said unto his wives, Adah and Zillah, Hear my voice, ye wives of Lamech, hearken unto my speech: for I have slain a man to my wounding, and a young man to my hurt. 24 If Cain shall be avenged seven-fold, truly Lamech seventy and seven-fold.
25 ¶ And Adam knew his wife again, and she bare a son, and called his name Seth: For God, said she, hath appointed me another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew.
26 And to Seth, to him also there was born a son; and he called his name Enos: then began men to call upon the name of the LORD.
Genealogy of the patriarchs.
HIS book of the generations of
27 And all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred sixty and nine years; and he died. 28 ¶ And Lamech lived a hundred eighty and two years, and begat a son: 29 And he called his name Noah, saying, This same shall comfort us concerning our work and toil of our hands, because of the ground which the LORD hath cursed.
30 And Lamech lived after he begat Noah five hundred ninety and five years, and begat sons and daughters:
31 And all the days of Lamech were seven hundred seventy and seven years: and he died. 32 And Noah was five hundred years old: and Noah begat Shem, Ham, and Japheth. CHAP. VI.
The depravity of mankind.
ND came pass, men to
In the day that God created man, in the A multiply on the face of the earth, and daugin
likeness of God made he him:
2 Male and female created he them; and blessed them, and called their name Adam, in the day when they were created.
ters were born unto them,
2 That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose.
3 ¶ And Adam lived a hundred and thirty 3 And the LORD said, My Spirit shall not always years, and begat a son in his own likeness, after his image; and called his name Seth : 4 And the days of Adam after he had begotten Seth were eight hundred years: and he begat sons and daughters:
5 And all the days that Adam lived were nine hundred and thirty years: and he died.
6 And Seth lived a hundred and five years, and begat Enos:
strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be a hundred and twenty years. 4 There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them: the same became mighty men, which were of old, men of renown.
5 ¶ And Gop saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagina7 And Seth lived after he begat Enos eight tion of the thoughts of his heart was only evil hundred and seven years, and begat sons and continually.
6 And it repented the LORD that he had made
8 And all the days of Seth were nine hundred man on the earth, and it grieved him at his and twelve years; and he died.
9 And Enos lived ninety years, and begat Cainan :
10 And Enos lived after he begat Cainan eight
7 And the LORD said, I will destroy mar whom I have created from the face of the earth; both man and beast, and the creeping thing, and the
The waters assuage.
CHAP. IX, X.
Noah planteth a vineyard. 11 And the dove came in to him in the evening, nant which I make between me and you, and and lo, in her mouth was an olive-leaf pluckt off. every living creature that is with you, for perSo Noah knew that the waters were abated petual generations. from off the earth.
13 I do set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be 12 And he stayed yet other seven days, and for a token of a covenant between me and the sent forth the dove; which returned not again earth. unto him any more.
14 And it shall come to pass, when I bring a 13 ¶ And it came to pass in the six hundredth cloud over the earth, that the bow shall be seen and first year, in the first month, the first day of in the cloud:
the month, the waters were dried up from off the 15 And I will remember my covenant, which is earth: and Noah removed the covering of the between me and you, and every living creature ark, and looked, and behold, the face of the of all flesh; and the waters shall no more beground was dry. come a flood to destroy all flesh.
14 And in the second month, on the seven and twentieth day of the month, was the earth dried. 15 And God spake unto Noah, saying, 16 Go forth of the ark, thou, and thy wife, and thy sons, and thy sons' wives with thee.
16 And the bow shall be in the cloud; and I will look upon it, that I may remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is upon the earth. 17 And God said unto Noah, This is the token 17 Bring forth with thee every living thing that of the covenant which I have established be28 with thee, of all flesh, both of fowl, and of cat-tween me and all flesh that is upon the earth. tle, and of every creeping thing that creepeth 18 And the sons of Noah that went forth of upon the earth; that they may breed abundantly the ark, were Shem, and Ham, and Japheth: in the earth, and be fruitful, and multiply upon and Ham is the father of Canaan. the earth.
18 And Noah went forth, and his sons, and his wife, and his sons' wives with him:
19 Évery beast, every creeping thing, and every fowl, and whatsoever creepeth upon the earth, after their kinds, went forth out of the ark
20 T And Noah builded in altar unto the LORD, and took of every clean beast, and of every clean fowl, and offered burnt-offerings on the altar.
19 These are the three sons of Noah: and of
21 And he drank of the wine, and was drunken;
21 And the LORD smelled a sweet savour; and 23 And Shem and Japheth took a garment, and the LORD said in his heart, I will not again laid it upon both their shoulders, and went curse the ground any mere for man's sake; for backward, and covered the nakedness of their the imagination of man's heart is evil from his father: and their faces were backward, and youth: neither will I again smite any more they saw not their father's nakedness. every thing living, as 1 have done.
22 While the earth remaineth, seed-time and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night, shall not cease. CHAP. IX.
God's covenant with Noah.
24 And Noah awoke from his wine, and knew what his younger son had done unto him. 25 And he said, Cursed be Canaan; a servant of servants shall he be unto his brethren. 26 And he said, Blessed be the LORD God of Shem; and Canaan shail be his servant.
AND God blessed Noah and his sons, an, said w God shall enlarge Japheth, and he shall unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and dwell in the tents of Shern; and Canaan shall replenish the earth. be his servant
2 And the fear of you, and the dread of you, shall be upon every beast of the earth, and upon every fowl of the air, upon all that moveth upon the earth, and upon all the fishes of the sea; into your hand are they delivered.
3 Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat
28 1 And Noah lived after the flood three
29 And all the days of Noah were nine hund-
The descendants of Noah.
for you; even as the green herb have I given NOW these are the generations of the sons of
you all things.
Noah; Shem, Ham, and Japheth: and unto 4 But flesh with the life thereof, which is the them were sons born after the flood. blood thereof, shall ye not eat.
2 The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and Magog, 5 And surely your blood of your lives will I re-and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Meshech, quire: at the hand of every beast will I require and Tiras.
it, and at the hand of man; at the hand of every 3 And the sons of Gomer; Ashkenaz, and man's brother will I require the life of man. Riphath, and Togarmah.
6 Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall 4 And the sons of Javan; Elishah, and Tarhis blood be shed: for in the image of God made shish, Kittim, and Dodanim. 5 By these were the isles of the Gentiles divi7 And you, be ye fruitful, and multiply; bring ded in their lands; every one after his tongue, forth abundantly in the earth, and multiply after their families, in their nations. therein. 6 ¶ And the sons of Ham; Cush, and Mizraim,
81 And God spake unto Noah, and to his sons and Phut, and Canaan. with him, saying,
9 And I, behold, I establish my covenant with you, and with your seed after you;
10 And with every living creature that is with you, of the fowl, of the cattle, and of every beast of the earth with you, from all that go out of the ark, to every beast of the earth.
11 And I will establish my covenant with you; neither shall all flesh be cut off any more by the waters of a flood; neither shall there any more be a flood to destroy the earth.
12 And God said, This is the token of the cove
7 And the sons of Cush; Seba, and Havilaht, and Sabtah, and Raamah, and Sabtecha; and the sons of Raamah; Sheba, and Dedan. 8 And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be a mighty one in the earth.
9 He was a mighty hunter before the LORD: wherefore it is said, Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the LORD.
10 And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.
11 Out of that land went forth Asshur, and build