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Murder of Abel. '16 15 And I will put enmity between Cain, and said, I have gotten a man thee and the woman, and between from the LORD. thy seed and her seed; it shall 2 And she again bare his broth. bruise thy head, and thou shalter Abel. And Abel was a keeper bruise his heel.
of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of 16 Unto the woman he said, I will the ground. greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy | 3 And in process of time it came to : conception; in sorrow thou shalt pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of bring forth children; and thy desire the ground an offering unto the LORD. shall be to thy husband, and he shall 4 And Abel, he also brought of the rule over thee.
firstlings of his flock and of the fat 17 And unto Adam he said, Because thereof. And the LORD had respect thou hast hearkened unto the voice unto Abel and to his offering : of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, 5 But unto Cain and to his offering of which I commanded thee, saying, he had not respect. And Cain was Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is very wroth, and his countenance fell. the ground for thy sake; in sorrow | 6 And the LORD said unto Cain, shalt thou eat of it all the days of Why art thou wroth ? and why is thy life;
| thy countenance fallen ? 18 Thorns also and thistles shall it 7 If thou doest well, shalt thou not bring forth to thee; and thou shalt be accepted ? and if thou doest not eat the herb of the field.
well, sin lieth at the door: and unto 19 In the sweat of thy face shalt thee shall be his desire, and thou thou eat bread, till thou return unto shalt rule over him. the ground; for out of it wast thou 8 And Cain talked with Abel taken: for dust thou art, and unto his brother: and it came to pass, dust shalt thou return.
when they were in the field, that 20 And Adam called his wife's Cain rose up against Abel his brothname Eve; because she was the er, and slew him. mother of all living.
| 9 And the Lord said unto Cain, 21 Unto Adam also and to his | Where is Abel thy brother? And wife did the LORD God make coats he said, I know not: Am I my brothof skins, and clothed them.
er's keeper? 22 And the LORD God said, Be- | 10 And he said, What hast thou hold, the man is become as one of done? the voice of thy brother's blood us, to know good and evil: and now, crieth unto me from the ground. lest he put forth his hand, and take 11 And now art thou cursed from also of the tree of life, and eat, and the earth, which hath opened her live for ever:
mouth to receive thy brother's blood 23. Therefore the Lord God sent from thy hand. him forth from the garden of Eden, 12 When thou tillest the ground, it to till the ground from whence he shall not henceforth yield unto thee was taken.
her strength; a fugitive and a vaga24 So he drove out the man: and bond shalt thou be in the earth. he placed at the east of the garden 13 And Cain said unto the LORD, of Eden cherubim, and a flaming My punishment is greater than I can sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life. 14 Behold, thou hast driven me CHAPTER IV.
out this day from the face of the The birth and occupation of Cain and Abel. 3 earth; and from thy face shall I be
Their offerings unto the Lord. 8 The murder | hid ; and I shall be a fugitive and a
ND Adam knew Eve his wife ; | findeth me shall slay me.
Lamech and his wives. GENESIS. Age of the patriarchs. Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain, God created man, in the likeness of yengeance shall be taken on him God made he him; sevenfold. And the LORD set a mark 2 Male and female created he apon Cain, lest any finding him them; and blessed them, and called should kill him.
their name Adam, in the day when 16 | And Cain went out from the they were created. presence of the Lord, and dwelt in 3 | And Adam lived a hundred tie land of Nod, on the east of Eden. and thirty years, and begat a son in
17 And Cain knew his wife; and his own likeness, after his image; she conceived, and bare Enoch: and and called his name Seth: he builded a city, and called the 4 And the days of Adam after he name of the city, after the name of had begotten Seth were eight hunhis son, Enoch.
dred years : and he begat sons and 18 And unto Enoch was born Irad: daughters: and Irad begat Mehujael: and Me 5 And all the days that Adam hujael begat Methusael: and Me- lived were nine hundred and thirty thusael begat Lamech.
years: and he died. 19. And Lamech took unto him | 6 | And Seth lived a hundred and two wives: the name of the one was five years, and begat Enos: Adah, and the name of the other | 7 And Seth lived after he begat Zillah.
Enos eight hundred and seven years, 20 And Adah bare Jabal: he was and begat sons and daughters : the father of such as dwell in tents, 8 And all the days of Seth were and of such as have cattle.
nine hundred and twelve years 21 And his brother's name was and he died. Jubal: he was the father of all such 9 F And Enos lived ninety years, as handle the harp and organ. and begat Cainan: 22 And Zillah, she also bare Tubal- | 10 And Enos lived after he begat cain, an instructor of every artificer Cainan eight hundred and fifteen in brass and iron: and the sister of years, and begat sons and daughters: Tubal-cain was Naamah.
T 11 And all the days of Enos were 23 And Lamech said unto his nine hundred and five years: and wives, Adah and Zillah, hear my he died. voice; ye wives of Lamech, hearken 12 And Cainan lived seventy unto my speech: for I have slain a years, and begat Mahalaleel : man to my wounding, and a young 13 And Cainan lived after he begat man to my hurt.
Mahalaleel eight hundred and forty 24 If Cain shall be avenged seven years, and begat sons and daughters: fold, truly Lamech seventy and sev- 14 And all the days of Cainan enfold.
were nine hundred and ten years: 25 F And Adam knew his wife and he died. again; and she bare a son, and call- | 15 And Mabalaleel lived sixty ed his name Seth: For God, said and five years, and begat Jared : she, hath appointed me another seed! 16 And Mahalaleel lived after he instead of Abel, whom Cain slew. begat Jared eight hundred and thirty
26 And to Seth, to him also there years, and begat sons and daughters; was born a son; and he called his 17 And all the days of Mahalaleel name Enos: then began men to were eight hundred ninety and five call upon the name of the LORD. years: and he died. CHAPTER V.
18 | And Jared lived a hundred
sixty and two years, and he begat The genealogy, age, and death of the patriarchs from Adan unto Noah. 24 The godliness and
and Enoch: Translation of Enock.
| 19 And Jared lived after he begat THIS is the book of the genera- Enoch eight hundred years, and beI tions of Adam. In the day that I gat sons and daughters:
Age of the patriarchs. GENESIS. The wickedness of man.
20 And all the days of Jared were for that he also is flesh: yet bis nine hundred sixty and two years : days shall be a hundred and twenty and he died.
years, 21 [ And Enoch lived sixty and 4 There were giants in the earth five years, and begat Methuselah: J in those days; and also after that,
22 And Enoch walked with God when the sons of God came in unto after he begat Methuselah three the daughters of men, and they bare hundred years, and begat sons and children to them, the same became daughters:
mighty men which were of old, men 23 And all the days of Enoch were of renown. three hundred sixty and five years: 5 And God saw that the wicked
24 And Enoch walked with God: ness of man was great in the earth, and he was not; for God took him. and that every imagination of the
25 And Methuselah lived a hun- thoughts of his heart was only evil dred eighty and seven years, and continually. begat Lamech :
. | 6 And it repented the LORD that 26 And Methuselah lived after he he had made man on the earth, and begat Lamech seven hundred eighty it grieved him at his heart. and two years, and begat sons and 7 And the LORD said, I will dedaughters :
stroy man whom I have created from 27 And all the days of Methuselah the face of the earth; both man, and were nine hundred sixty and nine beast, and the creeping thing, and years: and he died.
the fowls of the air; for it repent28 | And Lamech lived a hun- eth me that I have made them. dred eighty and two years, and be 8 But Noah found grace in the gat a son:
| eyes of the LORD. 29 And he called his name Noah, 95 These are the generations of saying, This same shall comfort us Noah: Noah was a just man and concerning our work and toil of our perfect in his generations, and Nohands, because of the ground which ah walked with God. the LORD hath cursed.
10 And Noah begat three sons, 30 And Lamech lived after he Shem, Ham, and Japheth. begat Noah five hundred ninety 11 The earth also was corrupt beand five years, and begat sons and fore God; and the earth was filled daughters :
with violence. 31 And all the days of Lamech 12 And God looked upon the earth, were seven hundred seventy and and, behold, it was corrupt; for all seven years: and he died.
flesh had corrupted his way upon 32 And Noah was five hundred the earth. years old : and Noah begat Shem, 13 And God said unto Noah, The Ham, and Japheth.
end of all flesh is come before me ; CHAPTER VI.
for the earth is filled with violence
through them; and, behold, I will The wickedness of man, which provoked God's wrath, and cursed the flood. '& Noah findeth | destroy them with the earth. grace. 14 The order, form, and end of the ark. 14 Make thee an ark of gopher AND it came to pass, when men wood; rooms shalt thou make in A began to multiply on the face the ark, and shalt pitch it within of the earth, and daughters were and without with pitch. born unto them,
15 And this is the fashion which 2 That the sons of God saw the thou shalt make it of: The length daughters of men that they were of the ark shall be three hundred fair; and they took them wives of cubits, the breadth of it fifty cubits, all which they chose.
and the height of it thirty cubits. 3 And the LORD said, My Spirit 16 A window shalt thou make to shall not always strive with man, the ark, and in a cubit shalt thou
The form of the ark. GENESIS. Noah entereth the ark. finish it above; and the door of the 5 And Noah did according unto all ark shalt thou set in the side there that the Lord commanded him. of; with lower, second, and third 6 And Noah was six hundred years stories shalt thou make it.
old when the flood of waters was 17 And, behold, I, even I, do bring upon the earth. a flood of waters upon the earth, to 17 And Noah went in, and his destroy all flesh, wherein is the sons, and his wife, and his sons' breath of life, from under heaven; wives with him, into the ark, beand every thing that is in the earth cause of the waters of the flood. shall die,
8 Of clean beasts, and of beasts 18 But with thee will I establish my that are not clean, and of fowls, and covenant; and thou shalt come into of every thing that creepeth upon the ark, thou, and thy sons, and thy the earth, wife, and thy sons' wives with thee. 9 There went in two and two unto
19 And of every living thing of Noah into the ark, the male and all flesh, two of every sort shalt the female, as God had commanded thou bring into the ark, to keep | Noah. them alive with thee; they shall be 10 And it came to pass after seven male and female.
days, that the waters of the flood 20 Of fowls after their kind, and I were upon the earth. of cattle after their kind, of every 11 9 In the six hundredth year of creeping thing of the earth after his Noah's life, in the second month, the kind; two of every sort shall come seventeenth day of the month, the unto thee, to keep them alive. I same day were all the fountains of
21 And take thou unto thee of all the great deep broken up, and the food that is eaten, and thou shalt | windows of heaven were opened. gather it to thee; and it shall be 12 And the rain was upon the for food for thee, and for them. I earth forty days and forty nights. 22 Thus did Noah; according to l 13 In the selfsame day entered all that God commanded him, so Noah, and Shem, and Ham, and did he.
Japheth, the sons of Noah, and CHAPTER VII.
Noah's wife, and the three wives of
his sons with them, into the ark; Noah, with his family, and the living creatures,enter into the ark. 17 The beginning, increase, and 14 They, and every beast after his continuance of the flood.° 21 All flesh destroyed. kind, and all the cattle after their AND the Lord said unto Noah, kind, and every creeping thing that A Come thou and all thy house creepeth upon the earth after his into the ark; for thee have I seen | kind, and every fowl after his kind, righteous before me in this genera- every bird of every sort. tion.
15 And they went in unto Noah 20f every clean beast thou shalt into the ark, two and two of all take to thee by sevens, the male and flesh, wherein is the breath of life. his female: and of beasts that are 16 And they that went in, went in not clean by two, the male and his male and female of all flesh, as God female.
bad commanded him: and the LORD 3 Of fowls also of the air by sev- shut him in. ens, the male and the female; to 17 And the flood was forty days keep seed alive upon the face of all upon the earth; and the waters inthe earth.
creased, and bare up the ark, and it 4 For yet seven days, and I will was lifted up above the earth. cause it to rain upon the earth forty 18 And the waters prevailed, and days and forty nights; and every were increased greatly upon the living substance that I have made earth; and the ark went upon the will I destroy from off the face of face of the waters. the earth.
| 19 And the waters prevailed ex
The flood of waters. GENESIS. The raven and dove. ceedingly upon the earth; and alled the window of the ark which he he the high hills, that were under the had made: whole heaven, were covered.
And he sent forth a raven, which 20 Fifteen cubits upward did the went forth to and fro, until the wawaters prevail; and the mountains ters were dried up from off the earth. were covered.
8 Also he sent forth a dove from 21 And all flesh died that moved bim, to see if the waters were abaupon the earth, both of fowl, and of ted from off the face of the ground. cattle, and of beast, and of every | 9 But the dove found no rest for creeping thing that creepeth upon the sole of her foot, and she returned the earth, and every man:
] unto him into the ark; for the wa22 All in whose nostrils was the ters were on the face of the whole breath of life, of all that was in the earth. Then he put forth his hand, dry land, died.
and took her, and pulled her in unto 23 And every living substance was him into the ark. destroyed which was upon the face 10 And he stayed yet other seven of the ground, both man, and cattle, days; and again he sent forth the and the creeping things, and the fowl dove out of the ark. of the heaven; and they were de- 11 And the dove came in to him in stroyed from the earth: and Noah the evening, and, lo, in her mouth only remained alive, and they that was an olive leaf plucked off: so were with him in the ark.
I Noah knew that the waters were 24 And the waters prevailed upon abated from off the earth. the earth a hundred and fifty days. 12 And he stayed yet other seven CHAPTER VIII.
days, and sent forth the dove, which
returned not again unto him any The roaters assuage. 4 The ark restelh on Ararat. 7 The raven and the doce. 15 Noah, being com.
ni more. manded, 18 goeth forth out of the ark. 20 Hel 13 T And it came to pass in the six buildeth an allar, and offereth sacrifice, 21 rohich God acceplein, and promiseth lo curse the hundredth and first year, in the first earth no more.
month, the first day of the month, A ND God remembered Noah, and the waters were dried up from off the A every living thing, and all the earth: and Noah removed the covercattle that was with him in the ing of the ark, and looked, and, beark: and God made a wind to hold, the face of the ground was pass over the earth, and the waters dry. assuaged.
| 14 And in the second month, on 2 The fountains also of the deep the seven and twentieth day of the and the windows of heaven were month, was the earth dried. stopped, and the rain from heaven 15 | And God spake unto Noah, was restrained.
saying, 3 And the waters returned from 16 Go forth of the ark, thou, and off the earth continually: and after thy wife, and thy sons, and thy sons the end of the hundred and fifty wives with thee, days the waters were abated. 1 17 Bring forth with thee every
4 And the ark rested in the sev- living thing that is with thee, of all enth month, on the seventeenth day flesh, both of fowl, and of cattle, and of the month, upon the mountains of every creeping thing that creepof Ararat.
eth upon the earth; that they may 5 And the waters decreased con- breed abundantly in the earth, and tinually until the tenth month: in be fruitful, and multiply upon the the tenth month, on the first day of earth. the month, were the tops of the 18 And Noah went forth, and his mountains seen.
sons, and his wife, and his sons' 6 And it came to pass at the wives with him: end of forty days, that Noah open-' 19 Every beast, every creeping