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THE

FIRST BOOK OF MOSES,

CALLED

GENESIS

CHAPTER I.

fruit after his kind, whose seed is in The creation of heaven and earth, 3 of the light, 6 itself, upon the earth: and it was so. and of the firmament. 9 The earth separated from the saters, ll and made fruitful. '14 The

12 And the earth brought forth and forel, 24 of beasts and catlle

, 26 and of man his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, creation of the sun, moon, and stars, 20 of fish grass, and herb yielding seed after in the image of God. 29 Also the appointment of food.

whose seed was in itself, after his

I Nee beginning God created the kind aandeevannth and has good.

heaven and the earth.

And the evening the morn2 And the earth was without form, ing were the third day, and void ; and darkness was upon 14 And God said, Let there be the face of the deep. And the Spirit lights in the firmament of the heavof God moved upon the face of the en to divide the day from the night; waters.

and let them be for signs, and for 3 And God said, Let there be seasons, and for days, and years : light: and there was light.

15 And let them be for lights in 4 And God saw the light, that it the firmament of the heaven to give was good: and God divided the light light upon the earth: and it was so. from the darkness.

16 And God made two great lights; 5 And God called the light Day, the greater light to rule the day, and and the darkness he called Night. the lesser light to rule the night: he And the evening and the morning made the stars also. were the first day.

17 And God set them in the firma6 And God said, Let there be a ment of the heaven to give light firmament in the midst of the wa- upon the earth, ters, and let it divide the waters 18 And to rule over the day and from the waters.

over the night, and to divide the 7 And God made the firmament, light from the darkness: and God and divided the waters which were saw that it was good. under the firmament from the wa 19 And the evening and the mornters which were above the firma- ing were the fourth day. ment: and it was so.

20 And God said, Let the waters 8 And God called the firmament bring forth abundantly the moving Heaven

. And the evening and the creature that hath life, and fowl that morning were the second day. may fly above the earth in the open 9. And God said, Let the waters firmament of heaven. under the heaven be gathered to- | 21 And God created great whales, gether unto one place, and let the and every living creature that modry land appear: and it was so. veth, which the waters brought forth 10 And God called the dry land abundantly, after their kind, and evEarth; and the gathering together ery winged fowl after his kind : and of the waters called he Seas: and God saw that it was good. God saw that it was good.

22 And God blessed them, saying, 11 And God said, Let the earth Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill bring forth grass, the herb yielding the waters in the seas, and let fowl seed, and the fruit tree yielding multiply in the earth.

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The creation of man.

GENESIS. The garden of Eden. 23 And the evening and the morn 2 And on the seventh day God ing were the fifth day.

ended his work which he had made; 24 | And God said, Let the earth and he rested on the seventh day from bring forth the living creature after all his work which he had made. his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, 3 And God blessed the seventh day, and beast of the earth after his and sanctified it: because that in kind : and it was so.

it he had rested from all his work 25 And God made the beast of the which God created and made. earth after his kind, and cattle after 47 These are the generations of their kind, and everything that the heavens and of the earth when creepeth upon the carth after his they were created, in the day that kind: and God saw that it was good. the LORD God made the earth and

26 | And God said, Let us make the heavens, man in our image, after our like 5 And every plant of the field beness: and let them have dominion fore it was in the earth, and every over the fish of the sea, and over the herb of the field before it grew: for fowl of the air, and over the cattle, the LORD God had not caused it to and over all the earth, and over rain upon the earth, and there was every creeping thing that creepeth not a man to till the ground. upon the earth.

6 But there went up a mist from 27 So God created man in his own the earth, and watered the whole image, in the image of God created face of the ground. he him; male and female created 7 And the LORD God formed man of he them.

the dust of the ground, and breathed 28 And God blessed them, and God into his nostrils the breath of life; said unto them, Be fruitful, and mul- and man became a living soul. tiply, and replenish the earth, and 87 And the LORD God planted a subdue it: and have dominion over garden eastward in Eden; and there the fish of the sea, and over the fowl he put the man whom he had formed. of the air, and over every living thing 9 And out of the ground made the that moveth upon the earth. LORD God to grow every tree that

29 And God said, Behold, I have is pleasant to the sight, and good given you every herb bearing seed, for food; the tree of life also in the which is upon the face of all the midst of the garden, and the tree of earth, and every tree, in the which knowledge of good and evil. is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; 10 And a river went out of Eden to you it shall be for meat.

to water the garden; and from 30 And to every beast of the earth, thence it was parted, and became and to every fowl of the air, and to into four heads. every thing that creepeth upon the 11 The name of the first is Pison: carth, wherein there is life, I have that is it which compasseth the given every green herb for meat: whole land of Havilah, where there and it was so.

is gold; 31 And God saw every thing that 12 And the gold of that land is he had made, and, behold, it was good : there is bdellium and the very good. And the evening and onyx stone. the morning were the sixth day. 13 And the name of the second CHAPTER II.

river is Gihon: the same is it that The first sabbath. 4 Thc history of the ereation. 8 compasseth the whole land of EthiThe planting of the garden of Eden,

10 and the opia. river thereof. 17 The tree of knowledge only for. bidden. 19 The naming of the creatures. 21 The

14 And the name of the third river making of woman, and ihe institution of marriage. I is Hiddekel : that is it which goeth THUS the heavens and the earth toward the east of Assyria. And

were finished, and all the host the fourth river is Euphrates. of them.

15 And the LORD God took the

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The making of woman. GENESIS.

The fall of man. man, and put him into the garden 2 And the woman said unto the of Eden to dress it and to keep it. serpent, We may eat of the fruit of

16 And the LORD God commanded the trees of the garden:
the man, saying, Of every tree of the 3 But of the fruit of the tree which
garden thou mayest freely eat: is in the midst of the garden, God
17 But of the tree of the knowl- hath said, Ye shall not eat of it,
edge of good and evil, thou shalt not neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die.
eat of it: for in the day that thou 4 And the serpent said unto the
eatest thereof thou shalt surely die. woman, Ye shall not surely die:

18 And the LORD God said, It 5 For God doth know that in the
is not good that the man should be day ye eat thereof, then your eyes
alone; I will make him a help shall be opened ; and ye shall be as
meet for him.

gods, knowing good and evil. 19 And out of the ground the 6 And when the woman saw that LORD God formed every beast of the the tree was good for food, and that field

, and every fowl of the air; and it was pleasant to the eyes, and a brought them unto Adam to see what tree to be desired to make one wise, he would call them: and whatsoever she took of the fruit thereof, and did Adam called every living creature, eat, and gave also unto her husband that was the name thereof.

with her; and he did eat. 20 And Adam gave names to all 7 And the eyes of them both were cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and opened, and they knew that they were to every beast of the field; but for naked; and they sewed fig leaves toAdam there was not found a help gether, and made themselves aprons. meet for him.

8 And they heard the voice of the 21 And the Lord God caused a LORD God walking in the garden in deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he the cool of the day: and Adam and slept; and he took one of his ribs, and his wife hid themselves from the closed

up the flesh instead thereof. presence of the LORD God amongst 22 And the rib, which the LORD the trees of the garden. God had taken from man, made he 9 And the LORD God called unto a woman, and brought her unto the Adam, and said unto him, Where man.

art thou ? 23 And Adam said, This is now

10 And he said, I heard thy voice bone of my bones, and flesh of my in the garden, and I was afraid, beflesh: she shall be called Woman, cause I was naked; and I hid myself

. because she was taken out of man. 11 And he said, Who told thee that

24 Therefore shall a man leave his thou wast naked? Hast thou eaten
father and his mother, and shall of the tree, whereof I commanded
cleave unto his wife: and they shall thee that thou shouldest not eat?
be one flesh.

12 And the man said, The woman 25 And they were both naked, the whom thou gavest to be with me, she man and his wife, and were not gave me of the tree, and I did eat. ashamed.

13 And the LORD God said unto CHAPTER III.

the woman, What is this that thou

hast done? And the woman said, The serpent deceiveth Eve. 6 Man's shameful fall. 9 God arraigueth them. 14 The serpent is curs. The serpent beguiled me, and I did ed. 15 The promised seed. 16 The punishment eat. of mankind. 2. Their first clothing. 22 They are driven out of paradise.

14 And the LORD God said unto TOW the serpent was more sub- the serpent, Because thou hast done

) which the LORD God had made. and above every beast of the field; And he said unto the woman, Yea, upon thy belly shalt thou go, and hath God said, Ye shall not eat of dust shalt thou eat all the days of every tree of the garden?

thy life:

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