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1 IN the beginning God created the heavens and creeping thing, and wild beast of the
and the earth: but the earth was without earth after its kind : and it was so. And 25 form and void; and darkness was upon the God made the wild beast of the earth after surface of the deep: and the Spirit of God its kind, and cattle after their kind, and moved upon the surface of the waters. every thing that creepeth upon the earth 3 And God said, Let there be light, and after its kind : and God saw that it was 4 there was light. And God saw that the good.
light was good: and God divided the light And God said, Let us make mankind in 26 5 from the darkness. And God called the our image, after our likeness: and let them light Day, and the darkness he called Night have dominion over the fish of the sea, and And the evening and the morning were over the birds of the air, and over the catthe first day.
tle, and over all the earth, and over every 6 And God said, Let there be a firmament creeping thing that creepeth upon the
in the midst of the waters, and let it divide earth. So God created man in his own 27 7 the waters from the waters. And God image, in the image of God created he him ; made the firmament, and divided the wa- male and female created he them. And 28 ters which were under the firmament from God blessed them, and God said unto them, the waters which were above the firma- Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish 8 ment and God called the firmament the the earth, and subdue it; and have do
Heavens. And the evening and the morn- minion over the fish of the sea, and over ing were the second day.
the birds of the air, and over every living 9 and God said, Let the waters under the thing that creepeth upon the earth.
heavens be gathered together to one place, And God said, Behold, I have given you 29
and let the dry land appear: and it was so every herb bearing seed, which is upon the 10 And God called the dry land Earth ; and surface of all the earth, and every iree, in
the gathering together of the waters lie which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed;
ealled Seas: and God saw that it was good to you it shall be for food. And to every 30 11 And God said, Let the earth bring forth beast of the earth, and to every bird of the
tender plants on its surface, the herb yield- air, and to every thing that creepeth upon ing seed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit the earth, wherein is life, I have given
after its kind, whose seed is in itselt: and every green herb for food : and it was so. 12 it was 80. And the earth brought forth And God saw every thing that he had made, 31
plants, and herb yielding seed after its and, behold, it was very good. And the kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose evening and the morning were the sixth
seed was in itself, after its kind: and God day. 13 saw that it was good. And the evening and THUS the heavens and the earth were the morning were the third day.
finished, and all the host of them. And by
2 14 And God said, Let there be lights in the the seventh day God had completed his
firmainent of the heavens to divide the day works which he had made; and he ceased from the night; and let them be for signs, on the seventh day from all his works
and for seasons, and for days, and years which he had made. And God blessed the 3 15 and let them be for lights in the firmament seventh day, and sanctified it: because
of the heavens to give light upon the that on it he had ceased from all his works 16 earth: and it was so. And God made two which he had created and made.
great lights; the greater one to rule the This is the origin of the heavens and of 4
day, and the lesser one with the stars to the earth when they were created, on the 17 rule the night. And God set them in the day that the LORD God made the earth
firmament of the heavens to give light up. and the heavens, and every plant of the 5 18 on the earth, and to rule over the day and field before it was on the earth, and every
over the night, and to divide the light from herb of the field before it grew: for the
the darkness: and God saw that it was LORD God had not caused it to rain upon 19 good. And the evening and the morning the earth, and there was not a man to till were the fourth day.
the ground. But there went up a mist 6 20 And God said, Let the waters bring forth from the earth, and watered the whole
abundantly the living creature that mov- surface of the ground.
eth, and let birds fly above the earth in the And the LORD God formed man of the 7 21 open firmament of the heavens. And God dust of the ground, and breathed into his
created great whales, and every living and nostrils the breath of life, and man becreeping creature that moveth, which the came a living
being. Waters bronght forth abundantly, after And the LORD God planted a garden 8
their kiod, and every winged bird after its eastward in Eden; and there he put the 22 kind : and God saw that it was good. And man whom he had formed. And out of the 9
God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and ground made the LORD God to grow every
multiply, and all the waters of the seas, tree that is pleasant to the sight and good 23 and let birds multiply on the earth. And for food; the tree of life also in the midst the evening and the morning were the fifth of the garden, and the tree of the know
ledge of good and evil. And a river went 10 24 And God said, Let the earth bring forth out of Eden to water the garden; and from the living creature after its kind, cattle, I thence it was parted, and became into four
11 streams. The name of the first is Pison : est not eat hast thou eaten? And Adam 12
which compasseth the whole land of Havi. said, The woman whom thou gavest to be 12 lah, where there is gold; and the gold of with me, she gave me of the tree, and I did
that land is good: there is the pearl and eat. And the LORD God said unto the 13 13 the onyx stone. And the name of the se- woman, Why hast thou done this? And
cond river is Gihon: which compasseth the the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, 14 whole land of Ethiopia. And the name of and I did eat.
the third river is Hiddekel: which goeth And the LORD God said unto the ser- 14 toward the east of Assyria. And the fourth pent, Because thou hast done this, thou river is Euphrates.
art cursed above all cattle, and above every 15 And the LORD God took Adam, and put beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt
him into the garden of Eden to dress it thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the 16 and to keep it. And the LORD God com- days of thy life: and I will put enmity be- 15
manded Adam, saying, of every tree of the tween thee and the woman, and between 17 garden thou mayest freely eat: but of the thy seed and her seed; he shall bruise thy
tree of the knowledge of good and evil thou head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.
multiply thy sorrow with thy conception ; 18 And the LORD God said, It is not good in anguish thou shalt bring forth children;
that Adam should be alone; let us make and thou shalt be in subjection to thy hus19 him a helpmate. And out of the ground band, and he shall rule over thee.
the LORD Go formed every beast of the And unto Adam he said, Because thou 17 field, and every bird of the air; and brought hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, them unto Adam to see what he would call and hast eaten of the tree, of which I comthem: and whatsoever Adam called every manded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat
living creature, that was the name thereof. of it: the ground shall be cursed for thy 20 And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the
the birds of the air, and to every beast of days of thy life; thorns also and thistles 18 the field ; but for Adam there was not shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt found a helpmate.
eat the herb of the field; in the sweat of 19 21 And the LORD God caused a deep sleep thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou re
to fall upon Adam, and while he slept he turn to the dust; since out of it wast thou
took one of his ribs, and closed up the taken: for dust thou hast been, and unto 22 place with flesh; and the rib, which the dust shalt thou turn again.
LORD God had taken from man, he made And Adam called his wife's name Eve 20
into a woman, and brought her unto the [LIFE-GIVER); because she was the mother 23 man. And Adam said, This is now bone of all living. Unto Adam also and to his 21
of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she wife did the LORD God make coats of
shall be called Woman, because she was skins, and clothed them. 24 taken out of Man. Therefore shall a man And the LORD God said, Behold, Adam 22
leave his father and his mother, and shall would become as one of us, to know good
cleave unto his wife: and they two shall be and evil: and now possibly he will put 25 one flesh. And they were both naked, the forth his hand, and take also of the tree of
man and his wife, and were not ashamed. life, and eat, that he may live for ever: 3 NOW the serpent was more subtle than therefore the LORD God sent him forth 23
any beast of the field which the LORD God from the garden of Eden, to till the ground had made: and he said unto the woman, from whence he was taken. So he drove 24
Hath God really said, Ye shall not eat of out Adam; and he placed at the east of the 2 every tree of the garden? And the woman garden of Eden cherubims, and a flaming
said unto the serpent, We may eat of the sword which turned every way, to keep 3 fruit of every tree of the garden, but of the the way of the tree of life. fruit of that tree which is in the midst of AND Adam knew Eve his wife, and she
4 the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not conceived, and bare Cain (ACQUISITION,
eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye and said, I have gotten a man-child from
that in the day ye eat thereof, your eyes keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of
And, in process of time, it came to pass 3 6 And when the woman saw that the tree that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground
was good for food, and that it was pleasant an offering unto the LORD. And Abel, he 4 to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to also brought of the firstlings of his flock, make wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and of the fat thereof: and the LORD had
and gave of it also unto her husband; and respect unto Abel and to his offering: but 5 7 they did eat. And the eyes of them both unto Cain and to his offering he had not
were opened, and they knew that they respect: and Cain was very wroth, and his were naked; and they sewed fig leaves to- countenance fell. And the LORD said un- 6 gether, and made themselves girdles. to Cain, Why art thou wroth ? and why is
And they heard the voice of the LORD thy countenance fallen ? If thou doest 7 God waxing louder and louder in the gar- well, shalt thou not be accepted ? and if den in the cool of the day: and for fear of thou doest not well, a sin offering lieth at
him Adam and his wife hid themselves thy door. And unto thee may be his de9 amongst the trees of the garden. And the sire, and thou mayest rule over him.
LORD God called unto Adam, and said And Cain said to Abel his brother, Let 8 10 unto him, Where art thou? And he said, us go into the field: and it came to pass,
I heard thy voice in the garden, and I was when they were in the field, that Cain rose
afraid, because I was naked; and I hidup against Abel his brother, and slew him. ll myself. And he said, Who told thee that and the LORD said unto Cain, Where is 9
thou wast naked? What, of the tree of Abel thy brother? And he said, I know which I commanded thee that thou should not: Am I my brother's keeper? And he 10
said, What hast thon done? the voice of and begat sons and daughters: and all the li
thy brother's blood crieth unto me from days of Enos were nine hundred and five 11 the ground. And now art thou cursed years: and he died.
from the earth, which hath opened her And Cainan lived seventy years, and be- 12
mouth to receive thy brother's blood from gat Mahalaleel: and Cainan lived, after he 13 12 thy hand; when thou tillest the ground, begat Mahalaleel, eight hunared and forty
it shall not henceforth yield unto thee her years, and begat sons and daughters: and 14
strength; a fugitive and a vagabond shalt all the days of Cainan were nine hundred 13 thou be in the earth. And Cain said unto and ten years: and he died.
the LORD, My punishment is greater than And Mahalaleel lived sixty and five years, 15 14 I can bear. Behold, thou drivest me out and begat Jared : and Mahalaleel lived, 16
this day from this land; and from thy face after he begat Jared, eight hundred and shall I be hid; and I shall be a fugitive thirty years, and begat sons and daughters: and a vagabond in the land ; and it shall and all the days of Mahalaleel were eight 17
come to pass, that every one who findeth hundred ninety and five years: and he died. 15 me shall slay me. And the LORD said And Jared lived a hundred sixty and 19
unto him, Not so: whosoever slayeth Cain, two years, and he begat Enoch: and Jared 19 vengeance shall be taken on him seven- lived, after he begat Enoch, eight hundred fold. And the LORD gave a token to Cain, years, and begat sons and daughters : and 20
lest any finding him should kill him. all the days of Jared were nine hundred 16 And Cain went out from the presence of sixty and two years: and he died.
the LORD, and dwelt in the land of Nod, And Enoch lived sixty and five years, and 21 on the east of Eden.
begat Methuselah : and Enoch so walked 22 17 And Cain knew his wife ; and she con- that he pleased God, after he begat Methu.
ceived, and bare Enoch : and he built selah, three hundred years, and begat sons
a city, and called the name of the city, and daughters: and all the days of Enoch 23 18 after the name of his son, Enoch. And were_three hundred sixty and five years :
unto Enoch was born Irad: and Irad be- and Enoch so walked that he pleased God: 24 gat Mehujael: and Mehujael begat Me- and he was not; for God took him.
thusael: and Methusael begat Lamech. And Methuselah lived a hundred eighty 25 19 And I amech took unto him two wives: and seven years, and begat Lamcch: and 26
the name of the one was Adah, and the Methuselah lived, after he begat Lamcch, 20 name of the other Zillah. And Adah bare seven hundred eighty and two years, and
Jabal : he was the father of such as dwell begat sons and daughters: and all the days 27
in tents, and of such as have care of cat- of Methuselah were nine hundred sixty 21 tle. And his brother's name was Jubal: and nine years; and he died.
he was the father of all such as handle the And Lainech lived a hundred eighty and 28 22 barp and organ. And Zillah, she also bare two years, and begat a son: and he called 29
Tubal-cain, an instructor of every artificer his name Noah (COMFORTER), saying, This
in brass and iron : and the sister of Tubal- same shall comfort us amidst our work and 23 cain was Naamah. And Lamech said unto the toil of our hands, because of the ground his wives,
which the LORD hath cursed, And La 30 Adah and Zillah, hear my voice ;
mech lived, after he begat Noah, five hunYe wives Lamech, hearken unto my dred ninety and five years, and begat sons speech :
and daughters: and all the days of La- 31 Hare I slain a man to my wounding, mech were seven hundred seventy and And a young man to my hurt ?
seven years : and he died. 24 If Cain shall be avenged sevenfold,
And Noah was five hundred years old: 32 Truly Lamech seventy and sevenfold. and Noah begat Shem, llam, and Japheth. 25 And Adam knew Eve his wife again; and AND it came to pass, when men began
she bare a son, and called his name Seth to multiply on the face of the earth, and [A SUBSTITUTE]: For God, said she, hath daughters were born unto them, that the 2
appointed me another son instead of Abel, sons of the chiefs saw the daughters of men 26 whom Cain slew. And to Seth also there that they were beautiful ; and they took
was born & son ; and he called his name them wives of all whom they chose. Enos: then began men to be called by the And the LORD said, My Spirit shall not 3 name of the LORD.
always strive with man, for the transgresTHIS is the record of the genealogy of sion of his flesh: yet his days shall be a Adam. In the day that God created man, hundred and twenty years. 2 in the likeness of God made he him: male There were giants in the earth in those 4
and female created he them; and blessed days; and also after that, when the sons of them, and called their name Mankind, in the chiefs came in unto the daughters of the day when they were created.
men, and they bare children to them, the 3 And Adam lived a hundred and thirty same became men of renown, the mighty years, and begat a son in his own likeness, men of old.
after his image, and called his name Seth: And God saw that the wickednesg of 5 4 and the days of Adam, after he had begot- man was great in the earth, and that the
ten Seth, were eight hundred years and purposes and desires of the thoughts of his 5 he begat sons and daughters. And all the heart were only evil continually. And it 6
days that Adam lived were nine hundred repented the LORD that he had made man and thirty years : and he died.
on the earth, and it grieved him at his 6 And Seth lived a hundred and five years, heart. And the LORD said, I will destroy 7 1 and begat Enos: and Seth lived, after he man whom I have created from the face of begat Enos, eight hundred and seven the earth; both man, and beast, and the years, and begat sons and daughters: and creeping thing, and the birds of the air ; all the days of Seth were nine hundred and for it repenteth me that I have made twelve years: and he died.
them. And Enos lived ninety years, and begat But Noah found grace in the eyes of the 8 10 Cainan: and Enos lived, after he begat LORD. These are the generations of 9 Cainan, eight hundred and fifteen years, Noah : Noah was a just man and upright