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God's covenant.

CHAP. X. The generations of Noah. man shall his blood be shed: for in the 21 And he drank of the wine, and image of God made he man.

was drunken; and he was uncovered 7 And you, be ye fruitful, and mul- within his tent. tiply; bring forth abundantly in the 22 And Ham, the father of Canaan, earth, and multiply therein.

saw the nakedness of his father, and 8 And God spake unto Noah, and told his two brethren without, to his sons with him, saying,

23 And Shem and Japheth took a 9 And I, behold, I establish my garment, and laid it upon both their covenant with you, and with your seed shoulders, and went backward, and

covered the nakedness of their father: 10 And with every living creature and their faces were backward, and that is with you, of the fowl, of the cat they saw not their father's nakedness. tle, and of every beast of the earth with 24 And Noah awoke from his wine, you, from all that go out of the ark, and knew what his younger son had to every beast of the earth.

done unto him. 11 And I will establish my covenant 25 And he said, Cursed be Canaan; with you; neither shall all fesh be cut a servant of servants shall he be unto off any more by the waters of a food; his brethren. neither shall there any more be a flood 26 And he said, Blessed be the LORD to destroy the earth.

God of Shem; and Canaan shall be 12 And God said, This is the token his servant. of the covenant which I make between 27 God shall enlarge Japheth, and me and you and every living creature he shall dwell in the tents of Shem; that is with you, for perpetual genera- and Canaan shall be his servant. tions.

28 | And Noah lived after the flood 13 I do set my bow in the cloud, three hundred and fifty years. and it shall be for a token of a covenant 29 And all the days of Noah were between me and the earth.

nine hundred and fifty years : and he 14 And it shall come to pass, when died. I bring a cloud over the earth, that the

CHAP. X. bow shall be seen in the cloud :

1 The generations of Noah. 2 The sons of Ja. 15 And I will remember my cove pheth. 6 The sons of Ham. 8 Nimrod the nant, which is between me and you and

first monarch. 21 The sons of Shem. every living creature of all flesh; and Now these are the generations of the the waters shall no more become a sons of Noah, Shem, Ham, and Jafood to destroy all flesh.

pheth : and unto them were sons born 16 And the bow shall be in the cloud; after the flood. and I will look upon it, that I may re 2 The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and member the everlasting covenant be- Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and tween God and every living creature Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras. of all Aesh that is upon the earth. 3 And the sons of Gomer; Ashke

17 And God said unto Noah, This is naz, and Riphath, and Togarmah. the token of the covenant which I 4 And the sons of Javan ; Elishah, have established between me and all and Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim. desh that is upon the earth.

5 By these were the isles of the Gen18 [ And the sons of Noah that tiles divided in their lands; every one Went forth of the ark, were Shem, and after his tongue, after their families, Ham, and Japheth : and Ham is the in their nations. father of Canaan.

6 And the sons of Ham; Cush, 19 These are the three sons of Noah: and Mizraim, and Phut, and Canaan. and of them was the whole earth over 7 And the sons of Cush; Seba, and spread.

Hayilah, and Sabtah, and Raamah, and 20 And Noah began to be a hus- Sabtechah: and the sons of Raamah; bendman, and he planted a vineyard : Sheba, and Dedan.

Nimrod the first monarch. GENESIS. The confusion of tongues.

8 And Cush begat Nimrod: he be- | Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah, gan to be a mighty one in the earth. 27 And Hadoram, and Uzal, and

9 He was a mighty hunter before Diklah, the LORD: wherefore it is said, Even 28 And Obal, and Abimael, and as Nimrod the mighty hunter before Sheba, the Lord.

29 And Ophir, and Havilah, and Jo. 10 And the beginning of his king- bab: all these were the sons of Joktan. dom was Babel, and Erech, and Ac 30 And their dwelling was from cad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar. Mesha, as thou goest unto Sephar, a

11 Out of that land went forth mount of the east. Asshur, and builded Nineveh, and 31 These are the sons of Shem, after the city Rehoboth, and Calah, their families, after their tongues, in

12 And Resen between Nineveh and their lands, after their nations. Calah : the same is a great city. 32 These are the families of the

13 And Mizraim begat Ludim, and sons of Noah, after their generations, Anamim, and Lehabim, and Naphtu- in their nations : and by these were him,

the nations divided in the earth after 14 And Pathrusim, and Casluhim, the flood. (out of whom came Philistim,) and

CHAP. XI. Caphtorim.

1 One language in the world. 3 The building of

Babel. 5 The confusion of tongues. 10 The 15 | And Canaan begat Sidon his

generations of Shem. 27 The generations of firstborn, and Heth,

Terah the father of Abram. 31 Terah goeth 16 And the Jebusite, and the Amo from Ur to Haran. rite, and the Girgasite,

And the whole earth was of one lan17 And the Hivite, and the Arkite, guage, and of one speech. and the Sinite,

2 And it came to pass, as they jour18 And the Arvadite, and the Zema- neyed from the east, that they found a rite, and the Hamathite: and after-plain in the land of Shinar; and they ward were the families of the Canaan- dwelt there. ites spread abroad.

3 And they said one to another, Go 19 And the border of the Canaanites to, let us make brick, and burn them was from Sidon, as thou comest to thoroughly. And they had brick for Gerar, unto Gaza; as thou goest unto stone, and slime had they for mortar. Sodom, and Gomorrah, and Admah, 4 And they said, Go to, let us build us and Zeboim, even unto Lasha. a city and a tower, whose top may

20 These are the sons of Ham, after reach unto heaven; and let us make us their families, after their tongues, in a name, lest we be scattered abroad their countries, and in their nations. upon the face of the whole earth.

21 [ Unto Shem also, the father of 5 And the LORD came down to see all the children of Eber, the brother the city and the tower, which the chilof Japheth the elder, even to him were dren of men builded. children born.

6 And the Lord said, Behold, the 22 The children of Shem; Elam, people is one, and they have all one and Asshur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, language; and this they begin to do: and Aram.

and now nothing will be restrained from 23 And the children of Aram; Uz, them, which they have imagined to do. and Hul, and Gether, and Mash. 7 Go to, let us go down, and there

24 And Arphaxad begat Salah; and confound their language, that they may Salah begat Eber.

not understand one another's speech. 25 And unto Eber were born two 8 So the Lord scattered them abroad sons: the name of one was Peleg; for from thence upon the face of all the in his days was the earth divided; and earth: and they left off to build the city. his brother's name was Joktan.

9 Therefore is the name of it called 26 And Joktan begat Almodad, and Babel; because the LORD did there

The generations of Shem. CHAP. XII.

God blesseth Abram. confound the language of all the earth: 29 And Abram and Nahor took and from thence did the LORD scatter them wives: the name of Abram's wife them abroad upon the face of all the was Sarai; and the name of Nahor's earth.

wife Milcah, the daughter of Haran, 10 These are the generations of the father of Milcah, and the father Shem: Shem was an hundred years old, of Iscah.

30 But Sarai was barren; she had the flood:

no child. 11 And Shem lived after he begat 31 And Terah took Abram his son, Arphaxad five hundred years, and be and Lot the son of Haran his son's gat sons and daughters.

son, and Sarai his daughter in law, his 12 And Arphaxad lived five and son Abram's wife; and they went thirty years, and begat Salah: forth with them from Ur of the Chal

13 And Arphaxad lived after he be- dees, to go into the land of Canaan ; gat Salah four hundred and three and they came unto Haran, and dwelt years, and begat sons and daughters. there.

14 And Salah lived thirty years, and 32 And the days of Terah were two begat Eber:

hundred and five years: and Terah 15 And Salah lived after he begat died in Haran. Eber four hundred and three years,

CHAP. XII. and begat sons and daughters.

1 God calleth Abram, and blesseth him with a 16 And Eber lived four and thirty

promise of Christ. 4 He departeth with Lot years, and begat Peleg :

from Haran. 6 He journeyeth through Canaan, 17 And Eber lived after he be

7 which is promised him in a vision. 10 He is

driven by a famine into Egypt. 11 Fear maketh gat Peleg four hundred and thirty

him feign his wife to be his sister. 14 Phayears, and begat sons and daughters. raoh, having taken her from him, by plagues is 18 And Peleg lived thirty years, and

compelled to restore her. begat Reu:

Now the Lord had said unto Abram, 19 And Peleg lived after he begat Get thee out of thy country, and from Reu two hundred and nine years, and thy kindred, and from thy father's begat sons and daughters.

house, unto a land that I will shew 20 And Reu lived two and thirty thee : years, and begat Serug :

2 And I will make of thee a great 21 And Reu lived after he begat nation, and I will bless thee, and Serug two hundred and seven years, make thy name great; and thou shalt and begat sons and daughters. be a blessing:

22 And Serug lived thirty years, and 3 And I will bless them that bless begat Nahor :

thee, and curse him that curseth thee: 23 And Serug lived after he begat and in thee shall all families of the Nahor two hundred years, and begat earth be blessed. sons and daughters.

4 So Abram departed, as the LORD 24 And Nahor lived nine and twen- had spoken unto him: and Lot went ty years, and begat Terah.

with him: and Abram was seventy and 25 And Nahor lived after he begat five years old when he departed out Terah an hundred and nineteen years, of Haran. and begat sons and daughters.

5 And Abram took Sarai his wife, and 26 And Terah lived seventy years,

Lot his brother's son, and all their and begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran. substance that they had gathered, and

27. Now these are the generations the souls that they had gotten in Haof Terah : Terah begat Abram, Na- ran; and they went forth to go into bor, and Haran; and Haran begat Lot. the land of Canaan; and into the

28 And Haran died before his father land of Canaan they came. Terah in the land of his nativity, in 6 9 And Abram passed through

the land unto the place of Sichem,

Ur of the Chaldees.

Abram goeth into Egypt.

GENESIS. Abram and Lot part asunder. unto the plain of Moreh. And the wife: now therefore behold thy wife, Canaanite was then in the land. take her, and go thy way.

7 And the LORD appeared unto 20 And Pharaoh commanded his men Abram, and said, Unto thy seed will I concerning him: and they sent him give this land: and there builded he away, and his wife, and all that he an altar unto the LORD, who appear- had. ed unto him.

CHAP. XIII. 8 And he removed from thence unto 1 Abram and Lot return out of Egypt. 7 By a mountain on the east of Beth-el, and

disagreement they part asunder. 10 Lot go

eth to wicked Sodom. 14 God reneweth the pitched his tent, having Beth-el on the

promise to Abram. 18 He removeth to Hebron, west, and Hai on the east: and there and there buildeth an altar. he builded an altar unto the LORD, and And Abram went up out of Egypt, called upon the name of the LORD. he, and his wife, and

all that he had, 9 And Abram journeyed, going on and Lot with him, into the south. still toward the south.

2 And Abram was very rich in cattle, 10 | And there was a famine in the in silver, and in gold. land: and Abram went down into 3 And he went on his journeys from Egypt to sojourn there; for the fa- the south even to Beth-el, unto the mine was grievous in the land. place where his tent had been at the

11 And it came to pass, when he beginning, between Beth-el and Hai; was come near to enter into Egypt, 4 Unto the place of the altar, which that he said unto Sarai his wife, Be- he had made there at the first: and hold now,

I know that thou art a fair there Abram called on the name of woman to look upon :

the LORD. 12 Therefore it shall come to pass, 5 And Lot also, which went with when the Egyptians shall see thee, that Abram, had flocks, and herds, and they shall say, This is his wife: and tents. they will kill me, but they will save 6 And the land was not able to bear thee alive.

them, that they might dwell together: 13 Say, I pray thee, thou art my sis for their substance was great, so that ter: that it may be well with me for they could not dwell together. thy sake; and my soul shall live be 7 And there was a strife between the cause of thee.

herdmen of Abram's cattle and the 14 | And it came to pass, that herdmen of Lot's cattle: and the when Abram was come into Egypt, Canaanite and the Perizzite dwelled the Egyptians beheld the woman that then in the land. she was very fair.

8 And Abram said unto Lot, Let 15 The princes also of Pharaoh there be no strife, I pray thee, between saw her, and commended her before me and thee, and between my herdPharaoh : and the woman was taken men and thy herdmen; for we be into Pharaoh's house.

brethren. 16 And he entreated Abram well for 9 Is not the whole land before thee? her sake: and he had sheep, and oxen, Separate thyself,I pray thee, from me: and he asses, and menservants, and if thou wilt take the left hand, then I maidservants, and she asses, and camels. will go to the right; or if thou depart

17 And the LORD plagued Pharaoh to the right hand, then I will go to and his house with great plagues be- the left. cause of Sarai Abram's wife.

10 And Lot lifted up his eyes, and 18 And Pharaoh called Abram, and beheld all the plain of Jordan, that it said, What is this that thou hast done was well watered every where, before unto me? why didst thou not tell me the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gothat she was thy wife ?

morrah, even as the garden of the 19 Why saidst thou, She is my sister ? Lord, like the land of Egypt, as thou so I might have taken her to me to comest unto Zoar.

Lot goeth to wicked Sodom. CHAP. XIV.

The battle of the kings. 11 Then Lot chose him all the plain / were with him, and smote the Reof Jordan; and Lot journeyed east: phaims in Ashteroth Karnaim, and and they separated themselves the the Zuzims in Ham, and the Emims one from the other.

in Shaveh Kiriathaim, 12 Abram dwelled in the land of 6 And the Horites in their mount Canaan, and Lot dwelled in the cities Seir, unto El-paran, which is by the of the plain, and pitched his tent to wilderness. ward Sodom.

7 And they returned, and came to 13 But the men of Sodom were En-mishpat, which is Kadesh, and wicked and sinners before the LORD, smote all the country of the Amalekexceedingly.

ites, and also the Amorites, that 14 | And the Lord said unto dwelt in Hazezon-tamar. Abram, after that Lot was separated 8 And there went out the king of from him, Lift up now thine eyes, and Sodom, and the king of Gomorrah, look from the place where thou art, and the king of Admah, and the king northward, and southward, and east- of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela, (the ward, and westward :

same is Zoar;) and they joined bat15 For all the land which thou tle with them in the vale of Siddim; seest, to thee will I give it, and to 9 With Chedorlaomer the king of thy seed for ever.

Elam, and with Tidal king of nations, 16 And I will make thy seed as the and Amraphel king of Shinar, and dust of the earth: so that if a man Arioch king of Ellasar; four kings can number the dust of the earth, with five. then shall thy seed also be numbered. 10 And the vale of Siddim was full

17 Arise, walk through the land in of slimepits; and the kings of Sodom the length of it and in the breadth of and Gomorrah fled, and fell there: it; for I will give it unto thee. and they that remained fled to the

18 Then Abram removed his tent, mountain. and came and dwelt in the plain 11 And they took all the goods of of Mamre, which is in Hebron, and Sodom and Gomorrah, and all their built there an altar unto the Lord. victuals, and went their way. CHAP. XIV.

12 And they took Lot, Abram's i The battle of four kings against five. 11 Lot | brother's son, who dwelt in Sodom, is taken prisoner. 14 Abram rescueth him. and his goods, and departed. 18 Melchizedek blesseth Abram. 20 Abram gireth him tithe. 22 The rest of the spoil, his

13 And there came one that had partners having had their portions, he restor- escaped, and told Abram the Heeth to the king of Sodom.

brew ; for he dwelt in the plain of And it came to pass in the days of Mamre the Amorite, brother of EshAmraphel king of Shinar, Arioch col, and brother of Aner: and these king of Ellasar, Chedorlaomer king were confederate with Abram. of Elam, and Tidal king of nations ; 14 And when Abram heard that his

2 That these made war with Bera brother was taken captive, he armed king of Sodom, and with Birsha king his trained servants, born in his own of Gomorrah, Shinab king of Admah, house, three hundred and eighteen, and Shemeber king of Zeboiim, and and pursued them unto Dan. the king of Bela, which is Zoar. 15 And he divided himself against

3 All these were joined together them, he and his servants by night, in the vale of Siddim, which is the and smote them, and pursued them

unto Hobah, which is on the left 4 Twelve years they served Che- hand of Damascus. dorlaomer, and in the thirteenth year 16 And he brought back all the they rebelled.

goods, and also brought again his 5 And in the fourteenth year came brother Lot, and his goods, and the Chedorlaomer, and the kings that women also, and the people.

salt sea.

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