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The First Book of MOSES, called GENESIS.

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CHAP. I.

16 And God made two great lights ; 1 The creation of heaven and earth, 3 the greater light to rule the day, and

of the light, 6 of the firmament, 9 of the lesser light to rule the night: ho the earth separated from the waters, made the stars also. 11 and made fruitful, 14 of the sun, 17 And God set them in the firma. moon, and stars, 20 of fish and fowl, ment of the heaven to give light upon 24 of beasts and cattle, 26 of man in the earth, the image of God. 29 Also the ap- 18 And to rule over the day, and pointment of food.

over the night, and to divide the light I heavenbenen here are N the beginning God created the from the darkness; and God saw that

it was good. 2 And the earth was without form, 19 And the evening and the morning and void; and darkness was upon the were the fourth day. face of the deep: and the Spirit of God 20 And God said, Let the waters moved upon the face of the waters. bring forth abundantly the moving

3 And God said, Let there be light: creature that hath life, and fowl that and there was light.

may fly above the earth in the open 4 And God saw the light, that it was firmament of heaven. good : and God divided the light from 21 And God created great whales, the darkness

and every living creature that moveth, 5 And God called the light Day, and which the waters brought forth abun. the darkness he called Nigla and the dantly after their kind, and every evening and the morning were the winged fowl after his kind : and God first day. 6 And God said, Let there be a that it was good. And let it divide the waters from the waters in the multiple cool multie Armament in the midst of the waters: Be cruid God blessed them, saying,

, and fill waters.

ply in the earth. 7 And God made the firmament, and 23 And the evening and the morning divided the waters which were under were the fifth day. the firmament from the waters which 24 | And God said, Let the earth were above the firmament: and it bring forth the living creature after was so.

his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, 8 And God called the firmament and beast of the earth after his kind : Heaven: and the evening and the and it was so. morning were the second day.

25 And God made the beast of tho 9 | And God said, Let the waters earth after his kind, and cattle after under the heaven be gathered together their kind, and every thing that creepunto one place, and let the dry land eth upon the earth after his kind; and appear : and it was so.

God saw that it was good. 10 And God called the dry land 26 And God said, Let us make Earth; and the gathering together of man in our image, after our likeness : the waters called he Seas: and God and let them have dominion over the saw that it was good.

fish of the sea, and over the lowl of 11 And God said, Let the earth the air, and over the cattle, and over bring forth grass, the herb yielding all the earth, and over every creeping seed, and the fruit-tree yielding fruit thing that creepeth upon the earth. after his kind, whose seed is in itself, 27 So God created man in his own upon the earth: and it was so.

image, in the image of God created he 12 And the earth brought forth grass, him; male and female created he and herb yielding seed after his kind, them. and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed 28 And God blessed them, and God was in itself, after his kind : and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multisaw that it was good.

ply, and replenish the earth, and sub13 And the evening and the morning due it: and have dominion over the were the third day.

fish of the sea, and over the fowl of 14 And God said, Let there be the air, and over every living thing lights in the firmament of the heaven, that moveth upon the earth. to divide the day from the night; and 29 1 And God said, Behold, I have let them be for signs, and for seasons, given you every herb bearing seed, and for days, and years.

which is upon the face of all the earth, 15 And let them be for lights in the and every tree, in the which is the firmament of the heaven to give light fruit of a tree yielding sced; to you it upon the earth : and it was so. shall be for meat.

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30 And to every beast of the earth, | 15 And the LORD God took the man, and to every fowl of the air, and to and put him into the garden of Eden, every thing that creepeth upon the to dress it, and to keep it. earth, wherein there is life, I have 16 And the LORD God commanded given every green herb for meat: and the man, saying, or every tree of the it was so.

garden thou mayest freely eat: 31 And God saw every thing that 17 But or the tree of the knowledge he had made: and behold, it was very of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of good. And the evening and the morn-it: for in the day that thou eatest ing were the sixth day.

thereof thou shalt surely die. CHAP. II.

18 T And the LORD God said, It is not 1 The first sabbath. 4 The manner of good that the man should be alone: I

the creation. 8 The planting of the will make him an help meet for him. garden of Eden, 10 and the river 19 And out of the ground the LORD thereof. 17 The true of knowlcdge God formed every beast of the held, only forbidden. 19, 20 The naming and every fowl of the air, and brought of the creatures. 21 The making of them unto Adam to see what he would woman, and institution of marriage. call them; and whatsoever Adam callThus the heavens and the earth ed every living creature, that was the

were finished, and all the host of name thereof. them.

20 nd Adam gave names to all 2 And on the seventh day God ended cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and his work which he had made; and he to every beast of the field: but for rested on the seventh day from all his Adam there was not found an help work which he had made.

meet for him. 3 And God blessed the seventh day, 21 And the LORD God caused a deep and sanctified it: because that in it sleep to fall upou Arlant, and he slept; he had rested from all his work which and he tank une of his ribs, and closed God created and made.

trdesh instead thereof: 4 1 These are the generations of the 12 And the rib, which the LORD God heavens and of the earth when shey had taken from man, made he a wo. were created, in the day that LORD man, and brought her into the man. God made the earth and the heavens, 23 And Adam said, This is now bone 5 And every plan. vr the field before of my bones, and flesh of my fesh: it was in the earth, and every berb she shall be called Woman, because of the fien before it grew : for the she was taken out of man. LORD God had not caused it to rain 24 Therefore shall a man leave his upon the earth, and there was not a father and his mother, and shall cleave man to till the ground.

unto his wife : and they shall be one 6 But there went up a mist from the flesh. earth, and watered the whole face of 25 And they were both naked, the man the ground.

and his wife, and were not ashamed. 7 And the LORD God formed man of

CHAP. III. the dust of the ground, and breathed 1 The serpent deceiveth Eve. 6 Man's into his nostrils the breath of life; and shameful fall. 3 God arraigneth man became a living soul.

them. 14 The serpent is cursed. 81 And the LORD God planted a 16 The promised seed. 16 The pan. garden eastward in Fleu ; and there ishment of mankind. 21 Their first he put the man whom he had formed. clothing. 22 Their casting out of 9 And out of the ground made the paradise. LORD God grow every tree that pleasant to the right, and good for Noha anyeupest or in en field which

NOW was more subtile food; the tree of life also in the unidst the LORD God had made: and he of the garden, and the tree of know-said unto the woman, Yea, hath God ledge of good and evil.

said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of 10 And a river went out of Eden to the garden? water the garden: and from thence it 2 And the wornan said unto the serwas parted, and became into four heads. pent, We may eat of the fruit of the

11 The name of the first is Pinon: trees of the garden: that is it which compasseth the whole 3 But of the fruit of the tree which land of Havilah, where there is gold; is in the inidst of the garden, God hath

12 And the gold of that land is good : said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither there is bdellium and the onyx-stone. shall ye touch it, lest ye die.

13 And the name of the second river 4 And the serpent said unto the wois Gihon: the same is it that compass. man, Ye shall not surely die : eth the whole land of Ethiopia.

5 For God doth know, that in the day 14 And the name of the third river ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be is Hiddekel: that is it which goeth opened; and ye shall be as gods, knowtoward the east of Assyriu. And the ing good and evil. fourth river is Euphrates.

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the tree was good for food and that it .22. And the LORD God said, Bewas pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to hold, the man is become as one of us, be desined w make one wise; she took to know good and evil: and now, lest of the fruit thereof, and did eat; and he put forth his hand, and take also of gave also unto her husband with her, the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever: and he did eat.

23 Therefore the LORD God sent him 7 And the eyes of them both were forth from the garden of Eden, to till opened, and they knew that they were the ground from whence he was taken. naked and they sewed fig-leaves to- 24 So he drove out the man: and he gether, and made themselves aprons. placed at the east of the garden of 8 And they heard the voice of the Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword LORD God walking in the garden in which turned every way, to keep the the cool of the day : and Adam and way of the tree of life. his wife hid themselves from the pres

CHAP. IV. ence of the LORD God amongst the 1 The birth, trade, and religion of Cain trees of the garden.

and Abel. 8 The murder of Abel. 9 And the LORD God called unto 11 The curse of Cain. 17 Enoch the Adam, and said unto him, Where art first city. 19 Lamech and his two thou ?

wives. 25 The birth of Seth, 26 and 10 And he said, I heard thy voice in Enos. the garden: and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself.

and she conceived, and bare Cain, 11 And he said, Who told thee that and said, I have gotten a man from thou wast naked ? Hast thou eaten of the LORD. the tree whereof I commanded thee, 2 And she again bare his brother that thou shouldest not eat?

Abel: and Abel was a keeper of sheep, 12 And the man said, The woman but Cain was a tiller of the ground, whom thou gavest to be with me, she 3. And in process of time it came to gave me of the tree, and I did eat. pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of 13 And the LORD God said unto the the ground an offering unto the LORD. woman, What is this that thou hast

4 And Abel, he also brought of the done ? And the woman said, The ser-firstlings of his flock, and of the fat pent beguiled me, and I did eat. thereof. And the LORD had respect

14 And the LORD God said unto the unto Abel, and to his offering : serpent, Because thou hast done this,

5 But unto Cain, and to his offering, wove every beast of the field o'upon th, and his countenance

fell. thou art peu above all cattle, and

he had not respect : and Cain was very thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt 6 And the LORD said untu Oality thou eat all the days of thy life: Why art thou wroth ? and why is thy

15 And I will put enmity between countenance fallen ? thee and the woman, and between thy 7 If thou doest well, shalt thou not be seed and her seed: it shall bruise thy accepted ? and if thou does not well, head, and thou shalt bruise his heel. sin lieth at the door and unto thee

16 Unto the woman he said, I will shall be his desire, and thou shalt rule greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy over him. conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring 8 And Cain talked with Abel his forth children: and thy desire shall be brother and it came to pass when to thy husband, and he shall rule over they were in the field, that Cain rose up thee.

against Abel his brother, and slew him. 17 And unto Adam he said, Because 9 And the LORD said unto Cain, thou hast hearkened unto the voice of Where is Abel thy brother? And he thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree of said, I know not : Am I my brother's which I commanded thee, saying, keeper ? Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the 10 And he said, What hast thou ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt done ? the voice of thy brother's blood thou eat of it all the days of thy life; crieth unto me from the ground.

18 Thorns also and thistles shall it 11 And now art thou cursed from the bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat earth, which hath opened her mouth to the herb of the field :

receive thy brother's blood from thy 19 In the sweat of thy face shalt thou hand. eat bread, till thou return unto the 12 When thou tillest the grond, it ground; for out of it wast thou taken: shall not henceforth yield unto thee for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt her strength: A fugitive and a vaga thou return.

bond shalt thou be in the earth. 20 And Adam called his wife's name 13 And Cain said unto the LORD, MY Eve, because she was the mother of all punishment is greater than I can bear. living.

14 Behold, thou hast driven me out 21 Unto Adam also and to his wife this day from the

face of the earth; did the LORD God mak coats of and from thy face shall I be hid; and skins, and clothed them.

I shall be a fugitive and a vagabond in

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GENESIS.
arth, 15 And the LORD God took the man,
d to and put him into the garden of Eden,

the to dress it, and to keep it.
have 16 And the LORD God commanded
and the man, saying, of every tree of the

garden thou mayest freely eat:
that 17 But of the tree of the knowledge
very of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of
orn-it: for in the day that thou eatest

thereof thou shalt surely die.

18 T And the LORD God said, It is not er of good that the man should be alone: I

will make him an help meet for him. river

19 And out of the ground the LORD Hedge God formed every beast of the field, ning and every fowl of the air, and brought 25 of them unto Adam to see what he would cage. call them; and whatsoever Adam callarth ed every living creature, that was the

name thereof.

20 And Adam gave names to all uded cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and d he

to every beast of the field: but for 7 his Adam there was not found an help

meet for him. day,

21 And the LORD God caused a deep in it sleep to fall upon A dart, and he slept; hich and he tank one of his ribs, and closed

the desh instead thereof: the

2 And the rib, which the LORD God
Ley had taken from man, made he a wo-
ORD man, and brought her into the man.

23 And Adam said, This is now bone
fore of my bones, and flesh of my flesh:
nerb she shall be called Woman, because
the she was taken out of man.
rain

24 Therefore shall a man leave his
ot a father and his mother, and shall cleave

unto his wife : and they shall be one
the flesh.
of 25 And they were both naked, the man

and his wife, and were not ashamed.
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CHAP. III.
bed 1 The serpent deceiveth Eve. 6 Man's
aund shameful fall. 3 God arraigneth

them. 14 The serpent is cursed.
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15 The promised seed. 16 The pun. here

ishment of mankind. 21 Their first ned. clothing. 22 Their casting out of the

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3 But of the fruit of the tree which
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the earth; and it shall come to pass, were hundred and thirty years: that every one that findeth me shall and he died. slay me.

6 And Seth lived an hundits and fire 15 And the LORD said unto him, years, and begat Euos : Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain,ven- 7 And Seth lived after he begat Enon geance shall be taken on him seven-fold. eight hundred and seven years, and beAnd the LORD set a mark upon Cain, gat sons and daughters : lest any tinding him should kill him. 8 And all the days of Seth were nine

16 And Cain went out from the hundred and twelve years, and he died. presence of the LORD, and dwelt in 9 1 And Enos lived ninety years, and the land of Nod, on the east of Eden. begat Cainan :

17 And Cain knew his wife, and she 10 And Enos lived after he begat Cai. conceived, and bare Enoch: and he nan eight hundred and fifteen years, builded a city, and called the name of and begat sons and daughters : the city after the name of his son, 11 And all the days of Euos were nine Enoch,

hundred and five years, and he died. 18 And unto Enoch was born Irad: 12 1 And Cainan lived seventy years, and Irad begat Mehujael: and Mehu. and begat Mahalaleel : jael begat Methusael: and Methusael 13 And Cainan lived after he begat begat Lamech.

Mahalaleel eight hundred and forty 19 1 And Lamech took unto him two years, and begat sons and daughters : wives: the name of the one was Adah, 14 And all the days of Cainan were and the name of the other Zillah. nine hundred and ten years; and he

20 And Adah bare Jabal : he was the died. father of such as dwell in tents, and of 15 T And Mahalaleel lived sixty and such as have cattle.

five years, and begat Jared : 21 And his brother's name was Ju- 16 And Mahalaleel lived after he bebal: he was the father of all such as gat Jared eight hundred and thirty handle the harp and organ.

years, and begat sons and daughters : 22 And Zillah, she also bare Tubal- 17 And all the days of Mahalaleel cain, an instructor of every artificer were eight hundred ninety and five in brass and iron: and the sister of years; and he died. Tubal-cain was Naamah.

18 ?' And Jared lived an hundred 23 And Lamech said unto his wives, sixty and two years, and he begat Adah and Zillah, Hear my voice, ye Enoch : wives of Lamech, hearken unto my 19 And Jared lived at the begat spruch: fort hare slain a nan tony

Buoch eight hundred years, and negu wountly, and a young man to my huri. sons and daughters :

21 11 Cain shall be avenged seven-fold, 20 And all the days of Jared were truly Lamech seventy and seven-fold. nine hundred sixty and two years; 25 | And Adam knew his wife again, and he died. and she bare a son, and called his 21 1 And Enoch lived sixty and five name Seth : For God, said she, hath years, and begat Methuselah : appointed me another seed instead of 22 And Enoch walked with God ar. Abel, whom Cain slew.

ter he begat Methuselah three hundred 26 And to Seth, to him also there years, and begat sons and daughters : was born a son; and he called his 23 And all the days of Enoch were name Enos : then began men to call three hundred sixty and five years: upon the name of the LORD.

24 And Enoch walked with God, CHAP. V.

and he was not: for God took him. I The genealogy, age, and death of the 25 And Methuselah lived an hundred

patriarchs from Adam unto Noah. eighty and seven years, and begat 24 The godliness and translation of Lamech : Enoch.

26 And Methuselah lived after he THIS THIS is the book of the generations begat Lamech seven hundred eighty

of Adam: In the day that God and two years, and begat sons and created man, in the likeness of God daughters : made he him :

27 And all the days of Methuselah 2 Male and female created he them; were nine hundred sixty and nine and blessed them, and called their years; and he died. name Adam, in the day when they

28 1 And Lamech lived an hundred were created.

eighty and two years, and begat a son: 3 [ And Adam lived an hundred and 29 And he called his name Noah, thirty years, and begat a son in his saying, This same shall comfort us own likeness, after his image ; and concerning our work and toil of our called his name Seth :

hands, because of the ground which 4 And the days of Adam after he had the LORD hath cursed. begotten Seth were eight hundred 30 And Lamech lived after he begat years; and he begat sons and daughters: Noah five hundred ninety and five 5 And all the days that Adam lived years, and begat sons and daughters:

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6 And Seth lived an hundita and five
And the LORD said unto him, years, and begat Enos:
refore whosoever slaveth Cain, ven- 7 And Seth lived after he begat Enou

ce shall be taken on himseven-fold. eight hundred and seven years, and be
the LORD set a mark upon Cain, gat sons and daughters :
any finding him should kill him. 8 And all the days of Seth were nine

And Cain went out from the hundred and twelve years; and he died.
ence of the Lord, and dwelt in 97 And Enos lived ninety years, and
and of Nod, on the east of Eden. begat Cainan:
And Cain knew his wife, and she 10 And Enos lived after he begat Cai-
eived, and bare Enoch : and he nan eight hundred and fifteen years,
died a city, and called the name of and begat sons and daughters :
city after the name of his son,
sh.

11 And all the days of Enos were nine

hundred and five years; and he died.
And unto Enoch was born Irad: 12 And Cainan lived seventy years,
Irad begat Mehujael: and Mehu- and begat Mahalaleel :
begat Methusael: and Methusael 13 And Cainan lived after he begat
Lamech.

Mahalaleel eight hundred and forty
7 And Lamech took unto him two years, and begat sons and daughters :

: the name of the one was Adah, 14 And all the days of Cainan were
the name of the other Zillah. nine hundred and ten years; and he
nd Adah bare Jabal: he was the died.

of such as dwell in tents, and of 15 And Mahalaleel lived sixty and
& have cattle.

five years, and begat Jared :
nmd his brother's name was Ju- 16 And Mahalaleel lived after he be-
e was the father of all such as gat Jared eight hundred and thirty
the harp and organ.

years, and begat sons and daughters :
od Zillah, she also bare Tubal- 17 And all the days of Mahalaleel
-!1 instructor of every artificer were eight hundred ninety and five
8 and iron: and the sister of years; and he died.
cain was Naamah.

18 And Jared lived an hundred
1 Lanech said unto his wives, sixty and two years, and he begat
D' Zillah, Hear my voice, ye Enoch :
Lamech, hearken unto my

19 And Jared lived a he begat
for I have slain a jnant to my

Buoch eight hundred years, and begu
"y, and a young man to my hurt. sons and daughters :
in shall be avenged seven-fold, 20 And all the days of Jared were
nech seventy and seven-fold. nine hundred sixty and two years;
d Adam knew his wife again, and he died.
hare a son, and called his 21 | And Enoch lived sixty and five
th: For God, said she, hath years, and begat Methuselah :
me another seed instead of 22 And Enoch walked with God af.
m Cain slew.

ter he begat Methuselah three hundred
to Seth, to him also there years, and begat sons and daughters:

a son; and he called his 23 And all the days of Enoch were s: then began men to call three hundred sixty and five years: lame of the LORD.

24 And Enoch walked with God, CHAP. V.

and he was not : for God took him. alogy, age, and death of the 25 And Methuselah lived an hundred 8 from Adam unto Noah. eighty and seven years, and begat odliness and translation of Lamech:

26 And Methuselah lived after he he book of the generations begat Lamech seven hundred eighty m: In the day that God and two years, and begat sons and n, in the likeness of God daughters :

27 And all the days of Methuselah
female created he them; were nine hundred sixty and nine

them, and called their / years; and he died.
", in the day when they 28 And Lamech lived an hundred

eighty and two years, and begat a son:
am lived an hundred and 29 And he called his name Noah,

and begat a son in his saying, This same shall comfort us
, after his image ; and concerning our work and toil of our
ne Seth:

hands, because of the ground which
ays of Adam after he had the Lord hath cursed.
h were eight hundred 30 And Lamech lived after he begat
begat sons and daughters: Noah five hundred ninety and five
e days that Adam lived years, and begat sons and daughters:

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