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Eve formes breath of life, and eman became a living soul.

8 And the LORD God planted f garden eastward in Eden; and there he put the man whom he had formed.

9 And out of the ground made the LORD God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food; the g tree of life also a he midst of the garden, and the ree of knowledge of good anderi 10 And a river went

out of Eder water the garden; and fron mence it was parted, and became to four heads.

The name of the first is Pion: et is it which compasseth i the ole land of Havilah, where there old: And the gold of that leads 2: there is bdellium ani the y stone. And the name of the same

is Gihon: the same is it the asseth the whole land d ziopia. Ind the name of the thin! Es Hiddekel: X that is it which 6 toward the east of Assyria ne fourth river is Euphrates nd the LORD God took & the nd I put him into the garden 7, to dress it and to keep the LORD God commanded

Marriage instituted. GENESIS, III, IV.

The Curse. 23 And Adam said, This is now B. C. 4004. 12 And the man said, i The wobone r of my bones, and flesh of my

man, whom thou gavest to be with flesh: she shall be called 13 Wo- r Eph.5.30. me, she gave me of the tree, and I man, because she was taken out of

did eat.

13 And the LORD God said unto 24 Therefore shall a man leaves 14 Ish.

the woman, What is this that thou his father and his mother, and

hast done? And the woman said, shall cleave unto his wife: and they s Mark 10.7. The serpent beguiled me, and I

did eat.
25 And they were both naked, the (CHAP. 3.)

14 And the LORD God said unto
man and his wife, and were not a Rev. 12.9. baner

the serpent, Because thou hast

done this, thou art cursed above

b 2 Cor. 11.3. CHAPTER III.

all cattle, and above every beast of 1 The serpent deceiveth Eve. 6 1 Yea, be- the field: upon thy belly shalt Man's shameful fall. 16 The

cause, &.c. thou go, and k dust shalt thou eat punishment of mankind. 22 Their

all the days of thy lifesten casting out of paradise. Detta

c ch.2.17.

15 And I will put enmity between
TOW the a serpent was more b|d Jno.8.44,

thee and the woman, and between

Z thy seed and m her seed; nit field which the LORD God had e 1 Ti.2.14. shall bruise thy head, and thou male. And he said unto the wo- 2 a desire.

shalt bruise his heel. man, 1 Yea, hath God said, Ye shall

16 Unto the woman he said, I will not eat of every tree of the gar- f ch.2.25.

greatly multiply thy sorrow and

thy conception in sorrow thou 2 And the woman said unto the 3 or,things to shalt bring forth children, and thy serpent, We may eat of the fruit of

gird about. desire shall be 5 to thy husband, the trees of the gardentree + wind.

and he shall o rule over thee.

17 And unto Adam he said, Bewhich is in the midst of the gar- 5 Jer.23.24.

cause thou hast hearkened unto den, God hath said, c Ye shall not


the voice of thy wife, and hast
lest ye die.artista
eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, h 1 Jno.3.20. eaten of the tree, of which I com-

manded thee, saying, Thou shalt
4 And the serpent d said unto the

not eat of it: cursed is the ground
e woman, Ye shall not surely die i Job 31.33.

for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou
5 For God doth know that in the Pr.25.13. eat of it all the days of thy life;
day ye eat thereof, then your eyes k Is.65.25.

18 Thorns also and thistles shall
shall be opened ; and ye shall be
as gods, knowing good and evil.


it bring forth to thee; and thou

shalt eat the herb of the field;
6 And when the woman saw that I Mat. 13.38. 19 In the sweat of thy face shalt
the tree was good for food, and


thou eat bread, till thou return that it was 2 pleasant to the eyes,

1 Jno.3.8.

unto the ground; for out of it wast and a tree to be desired to make one m Is.7.14. thou taken: for dust thou art, and wise, she took of the fruit thereof,

Mat, 1.23.

unto dust shalt thou return. and did eat; and gave also unto

Luke 1.35.

20 And Adam called his wife's her husband with her; and he did n Rom.16.20. name 7 Eve; because she was the eat. Sand was not a

Eph.4.8. mother of all
7 And the eyes of them both were

Rev. 12.7,8. 21 Unto Adam also, and to his
opened, and they knew that they sor, subject wife, did the LORD God make coats
pere naked: fand they sewed fig-
leaves together, and made them-

to thy

of skins, and a clothed them.

husband. 22 T And the LORD God said, r Beel mes de aprons. rt the o 1Cor. 14.31. hold, the man is become as one of LORD God walking in the garden

6 cause to in the 4 cool of the day : and Adam


now, lest he put forth his hand, and his wife ghid themselves from

and take also of the tree of life, s

7 Chavah, the presence of the LORD God

and eat, and live for ever:
i.e. living.

23 Therefore the LORD God sent
amongst the trees of the garden.
9 And the LORD God called unto

p Acts 17.26. him forth from the garden of Eden,
Adara, and said unto him, Where

q Is.61.10. t to till the ground from whence he art thou? a guilhelm Dan

Phil.3.9. was taken. 10 And he said, I heard thy voice

24 So he drove out the man; and
r Ver. 5.

he placed at the east of the garden
in the garden, and I was afraid, h - Rev.2.7.
because I was naked; and I hid t ver.19.

of Eden cherubims, u and a flam-

ing sword v which turned every 11 And he said, Who told thee

u Ps.80.1,&c.

way, to keep the way w of the tree
that thou wast naked? Hast thou

of life.

eaten of the tree whereof I com-


1 The birth of Cain and Abel. 8 The manded thee that thou shouldest w Heb.10 20.

murder of Abel. 11 The Curse of Chandranamam

Cain. 2017

7, saying, of every tree of den thou mayest freely

of the tree of the knop good and evil, m thou shalt of it: for in the day that est thereof, 8 thou shalt

the LORD God said. 14 that the man should be

will make him an help him. ut of the ground the formed every beast of

every fowl of the air ut them unto 10 Adami to would call them ani adam called every bir

that was the name

ll gave names to all the fowl of the air east of the field: but e was not found a nim LORD God caused: - fall upon Adam nd he took one of sed up the flesh in

which the LORD com man, 12 made ed g brought her

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and she conceived, and bare

Eden. iCain, and said, I have gotten a man (CHAP. 4.)

17 And Cain knew his wife; and from the LORD.

ii.e. gotten,

she conceived, and bare 10 Enoch: 2 And she again bare his brother

or, ac

and he builded a city, and called the %Abel. And Abel was 3 a keeper

quired. name of the city, after the name of of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of 2 Hebel. his son, Enoch. the ground.

3 & feedler. 18 And unto Enoch was born Irad: 3 And 4 in process of time it came * at the end and Irad begat Mehujael: and Meto pass, that Cain brought a of the of days. hujael begat Methusael: and Mefruit of the ground an offering unto a Nu. 18.12. thusael begat 11 Lamech. the LORD.

5 sheep, or,

19 9 And Lamech took unto him 4 And Abel, he also brought a of goats.

two wives: the name of the one was the firstlings of his 5 flock, and of Le 3,16,17. Adah, and the name of the other the b fat thereof. And the LORD 6 or, have the

Zillah. had c respect unto Abel, and to his


20 And Adah bare Jabal : he was offering :

di J10.3. 12. the father of such as dwell in tents, 5 But unto Cain, and to his otter- of, subject and of such as have cattle. ing, he had not respect. And Cain unto thee. 21 And his brother's name was Juwis very wroth, and his counte- e 1 Jno.3.12. bal: he was the father of all such nance fel.

Jude 11. as handle the harp and organ. 6 And the LORD said unto Cain, f Ps.9.12. 22 And Zillah, she also bare TubalWhy are thou wroth? and why is bloods. cain, an 12 instructor of every arthy countenance fallen?

g Heb. 12.24. tificer in brass and iron: and the 7 If thou doest well, shalt thou not


sister of Tubal-cain was Naumah. 6 be accepted! and if thou doest

23 And Lamech said unto his not well,'d sin lieth at the door. iniquity is

greater than wives, Adah and Zillah, Hear my And 7 unto thee shall be his desire,

that it may

voice; ye wives of Lamech, hearkand thou shalt rule over him.

be forgiven. en unto my speech: for 18 I have 8 And Cain talked with Abel his Mat.12.31. slain a man to my wounding, and a brother: and it came to pass, when h Job 15.20- young man 14 to my hurt. they were in the field, that Cain

24. 24 If Cain shall be avenged sevenrose up against Abel his brother, Pro.28.1. fold, truly Lamech seventy and and e slew him.

i 2Ki. 13.23. seven fold. 9 And the LORD said unto Cain, f


25 And Adam knew his wife Where is Abel thy brother? And


again'; and she bare a son, and callhe said, I know not: Am I my bro

ed his name 15 Seth: For God, said ther's keeper?

she, hath appointed me another seed

10 Chanoch. 10 And he said, What hast thou

instead of Abel, whom Cain slew. done? the voice of thy brother's

11 Lemoch.
12 whetter.

26 And to Seth, to him also there 8 blood g crieth unto me from the 13 or, I would was born a son; and he called

his ground.

slay a man name 16 Enos:' Then began men 11 And now art thou cursed from

17 to call upon the name of the the earth, which hath opened her

wound, &c.

LORD mouth to receive thy brother's 14 or, in my

CHAPTER V. blood from thy hand.

hurt. 1 The genealogy, age, and death of 12 When thou tillest the ground, 15 Sheth, i. e. the patriarchs from Adam unto it shall not henceforth yield unto appointed,

Noah. thee her strength; a fugitive and Or, put. & vagabond shalt thou be in the

tions of Adam. In the day that earth.

17 or, to call

God created man, in a the likeness 13 And Cain said unto the LORD,

by the name

of God made he him; 9 My punishment is greater than I

of the

2 Male b and female created he can bear.


them; and blessed them, and called 14 Behold, thou hast driven me De. 26. 17. their name Adam, in the day when out this day from the face of the Ps. 116.17. they were created. earth; and from thy face shall I be Is.44.5. 37 And Adam lived an hundred hid ; and I shall be a fugitive and a Joel 2.32. and thirty years, and begat a son in vagabond in the earth; and it shall I Cor.1.2. his own likeness, cafter his image; come to pass, h that every one that

(CHẠP. 5.)

and called his name Seth : findeth me shall slay me.

4 And the days of Adam, after he 15 And the LORD said unto him, a ch. 1.27..

had begotten Seth, were eight hun

1 Cor. 11.7. Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain,

2 Cor.3.18.

dred years: and he begat sons and vengeance shall be taken on him


daughters. seven-fold. And the LORD set a

c Jab 25.4.

5 And all the days that Adam lived nark upon Cain, lest any finding Joo.3.6.

were nine hundred and thirty him should kill him.

1Cor. 15.39. years : d and he died. 16 T And i Cain went out from the d Heb.9.27. 6 And Seth lived an hundred and presence of the LORD, and dwelt in

five years, and begat Enos:

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The generations of Adam. GENESIS, VI. The depravity of the world. 7 And Seth lived, after he begat E- B. C. 2317. g which the LORD hath cursed. nos, eight hundred and seven years,

30 And Lamech lived after he beand begat sons and daughters : 1 Kenan. gat Noah five hundred ninety and 8 And all the days of Seth were 2 Malelcel.

five years, and begat sons and nine hundred and twelve years :

daughters : and he died.

3 Jered.

31 And all the days of Lamech 9 And Enos lived ninety years, 4 Gr. Mathu- were seven hundred seventy and and hegat 1 Cainan:

sala, seven years and he died. 10 And Enos lived after he begat

32 And Noah was five hundred Cainan eight hundred and fifteen

e ch.6.9.

years old : and Noah begat h Shem, years, and begat sons and daugh

Deut.13.4. Ham, and Japheth. ters:

2 Ki.20.3.

CHAPTER VI. 11 And all the days of Enos were Ps. 16.8. 1 The wickedness of the world causeth nine hundred and five years: and


the flood. 8 Noah finacth grace. he died

Mal.2.6. 14 The order, form, and end of the 12 [ And Cainan lived seventy

ark. Sears, and begat 2 Mahalaleel:

f Heb.11.5. 13 And Cainan lived, after he be- 5 Lemech.

began to multiply on the face
Kat Mahalaleel, eight hundred and 6 Gr. Noe;

of the earth, and daughters were
forty years, and begat sons and

1. e, rest, or, born unto them,

comfort. 2 That the sons of God saw the 14 And all the days of Cainan

daughters of men, b that they were were nine hundred and ten years:

fair; and they c took them wives of and he died.

g ch.3.17.

all which they chose. 15 And Mahalaleel lived sixty


3 And the LORD said, d My Spirit and five years, and begat 3 Jared: n ch.6.10. shall not always strive with man, 16 And Mahalaleel lived after he


for that he also is flesh: 'e yet his begat Jared eight hundred and


days shall be an hundred and thirty years, and begat sons and (CHAP.6.) twenty years.

4 There were giants in the earth
17 And all the days of Mahalaleel a ch.1.23.

in those days; and also after that,
were eight hundred ninety and five b Job 31.1. when the sons of God came in into
years: and he died.
sists Al Jared lived an hundred C Deut.7.3,4. the daughters of men, and they bare
sixty and two years, and he begat

Ezra 9.2.

children to them, the same became Neh.13.26, mighty men, which were of old,

27. men of renown. 19 And Jared lived after he begat

2 Cor.6.14. 5 T And GOD saw fthat the wickbegat sons and daughters :

d Neh.9.30.

edness of man was great in the 21 And all the days of Jared were


earth, and that every 1 imagination 63.10.

g of the thoughts of his heart was

Jer. 11.7, 11. only evil 2 continually. 21 And Enoch lived sixty and

1 Pet.3.20. 6 And it repented the LORD that five years, and begat 4 Methuselah :

he had made man on the earth,

e Ps.78.39. 22 And Enoch e walked with God

and it grieved him at his heart.
after he begat Methuselah, three

f Ps, 14.2. 7 And the LORD said, I will destroy

man whom I have created from

Rom.3.9. the face of the earth; 3 both man, 23 And all the days of Enoch were

and beast, and the creeping thing, 1 or, the whole

and the fowls of the air; for it re

imagina21 And Enoch walked with God:

tion. The penteth me that I have made them. and he was not; f for God took him.


8 But Noah found grace in the
25 And Methuselah lived an hun-

word signi- eyes of the LORD.
fies not only 9 T These are the generations of

the imagi- Noah: Noah was a just man, and
26 And Methuselah lived after he

nation, but 4 perfect in his generations, and.

also the begatiamech seven hundred eighty

Noah walked with God: and two years, and begat sons and

purposes 10 And Noah begat three sons,

and desires. Shem, Ham, and Japheth. 27 And all the days of Methuselah

ch.8.21. 11 The earth also was corrupt bewere nine hundred sixty and nine

Deut. 29.19. fore God; and the earth was filled years: and he died.

Eze. 8.9,12, with violence. 28 And Lamech lived an hundred

Mat, 15, 19. 12 And God looked upon the earth, every day.

and, behold, it was corrupt; for all

flesh had corrupted his way upon
3 from man the earth.

unto beast.
saying, This same shall comfort us 4 or, upright. end of all flesh is come before me;

13 And God said unto Noah, h The
concerning our work and toil of h 1 Pet.4.7.

for the earth is filled with violence

through them: and, behold, I will 13


Enoch eight hundred years, and

nine hundred sixty and two years :
and he died.

_And Adah bare Jabal: be 13
Father of such as dwell intents
of such as have cattle.
and his brother's name was in

he was the father of all sui
undle the harp and organ.
und Zillah, she also bare Tuta!

an 12 instructor of ever- in brass and iron: and the

of Tubal-cain ins Naumah ad lamech said unto his

Adah and Zillah, Hear me
ve wives of Lamech beart

my speech: for 18 I have
nan to my wounding, and a
man 14 to my hurt
in shall be arenged seres
aly Lamech seventy and
nd Adam knew his wife
d she bare a son, and call.
me 15 Seth: For
appointed me another seed
Abel, whom Cain slem.

Seth, to him also there
3 son, and he called his
Chos: Then began men
upon the name of the
zlogy, age, and death of
archs from Adamunt
ne book of the genera-
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inan, in a the likeness
he him;
d female created the
ssed them, and called
Cam, in the day when
m lived an hundred

and begat a sunt in
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crame Seth:
5 of Adam, after be
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he begat sons and
vs that Adam live!
dred and thirty
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grat Enos:

hundred years, and begat sons and

three hundred sixty and five years:

dred eighty and seven years, and
begat 6 Lamech:


eiglity and two years, and begat a
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Noah warned.

The Deluge. destroy them 5 with the earth, B. C. 2348. all that the LORD commanded him. 14T Make thee an ark of gopher

6 And Noah was six hundred years wood: 6 rooms shalt thou make in

old when the flood of waters was the ark, and shalt pitch it within 5 or. from the upon the earth. and without with pitch.


And Noah went in, and his 15 And this is the fashion which

sons, and his wife, and his sons' thou shalt make it of: The length & nests. wives with him, into the ark, beof the ark shall be three hundred

cause of the waters of the flood. cubits, the breadth of it fifty cubits,

8 Of clean beasts, and of beasts and the height of it thirty cubits. i Ps.93.3,4. that are not clean, and of fowls, and

16 A window shalt thou make to Am.9.6. of every thing that creepeth upon the ark, and in a cubit shalt thou

the earth, finish it above; and the door of the k ch.7.8,9, 9 There went in two and two un ark shalt thou set in the side there

to Noah into the ark, the male and of; with lower, second, and third

1 Heb.11.7.

the female, as God had commandstories shalt thou make it,

ed Noah, 17 And, behold, 1, even I, i do bring

10 And it came to pass, 3 after a flood of waters upon the earth, to (CHAP. 7.) seven days, that the waters of the destroy all flesh, wherein is the

flood were upon the earth. breath of life, from under heaven; a 1 Pet.3.20. 11 In the sixth hundredth year of and every thing that is in the earth 2 Pet.2.5. Noah's life, in the second month, shall die.

the seventeenth day of the month, 18 But with thee will I establish Lev.XI. the same day were all the founmy covenant; and thou shalt come

tains c of the great deep broken up, into the ark; thou, and thy sons,

and the 4 windows of heaven were

1 seven seven. and thy wife, and thy sons' wives

opened. with thee.

12 And the rain was upon the earth 19 And of every living thing of all 2 blot out. forty days and forty nights. flesh, two kofevery sort shalt thou

13 In the selfsame day entered bring into the ark, to keep them

Noah, anu Shem, and Ham, and alive with thee; they shall be male

Japheth, the sons of Noah, and and female.

Noah's wife, and the three wives 20 Of fowls after their kind, and

of his sons with them, d into the of cattle after their kind, of every 3 or, on the ark; creeping thing of the earth after his sevcrthday. , ?4 They, and every beast after his kind, two of every sort shall come

kind, and all the cattle after their unto thee, to keep them alive.

c ch.8.2. kind, and every creeping thing that 21 And take thou unto thee of all Pr.8.28. creepeth upon the earth after his food that is eaten, and thou shalt Mat.24.38. kind, and every fowl after his kind, gather it to thee, and it shall be 1Th.5.3. every bird of every 5 sort. for food for thee, and for them.

15 And they went in unto Noah 22 Thus did Noah; laccording to 4 or, flood. into the ark, two and two of all all that God commanded him, so


flesh, wherein is the breath of life. ilid he.

16 And they that went in, went in CHAPTER VII.

male and female of all fiesh, as God

d cl.6.18. 1 Noah, with his family, enter into the

had commanded him; and the ark. 17 The beginning, increase,

LORD shut him in e and continuance of the flood.

17 And the flood was forty days A ND the LORD said unto Noah,

upon the earth; and the waters Come thou and all thy house e Deut.33.27. increased, and bare up the ark, and into the ark; for a thee have I seen Ps.46.2. it was lift up above the earth. righteous before me in this genera

91.9. 18 And the waters prevailed, and tion.

Prov.3.23. were increased greatly upon the 2 Of every b clean beast thou shalt

earth; and the ark went upon the take to thee by 1 sevens, the male f Job 12.15.

face of the waters. and his female: and of beasts that Ps. 104,6. 19 And the waters prevailed ex: are not clean by two, the male and 2 Pet.3.6. ceedingly upon the earth; fand all his female.

the high hills, that were under the 3 Of fowls also of the air by sevens,

whole heaven, were covered. Jer.3.23.

& the male and the female; to keep

20 Fifteen cubits upward did the seed alive upon the face of all the

waters prevail; and the mountains earth,

h Job 22.15

g were covered

17. 4 For yet seven days, and I will

21 And all flesh died that moved cause it to rain upon the earth forty

upon the earth, both of fowl, and days and forty nights, and every the breath of of cattle, and of beast, and of every living substance that I have made the spirit creeping thing that creepeth upon will I destroy 2 from off the face of of life. the earth, and every man: h the earth.

22 All in whose nostrils was the 5 And Noah did according unto

breath of life, of all that was in the

5 wing.

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