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God blesseth Noah,

God's covenant.
thing, and every fowl, and whatso-tiply; bring forth abundantly in
ever creepeth upon the earth, after the earth, and multiply therein.
their kinds, went forth out of the 8 T And God spake unto Noah,

and to his sons with him, saying, 20 { And Noah builded an altar 9 And I, behold, I establish my unto the Lord; and took of every covenant with you, and with your clean beast, and of every clean fowl, seed after you ; and offered burnt offerings on the 10 And with every living creature altar.

that is with you, of the fowl, of the 21 And the LORD smelled a sweet cattle, and of every beast of the savour; and the Lord said in his earth with you; from all that go heart, I will not again curse the out of the ark, to every beast of the ground any more for man's sake; earth. for the imagination of man's heart 11 And I will establish my coveis evil from his youth: neither will nant with you; neither shall all I again smite any more every thing flesh be cut off any more by the living, as I have done.

waters of a flood; neither shall 22 While the earth remaineth, there any more be a flood to destroy seedtime and harvest, and cold and the earth. heat, and summer and winter, and 12 And God said, This is the today and night shall not cease.

ken of the covenant which I make between me and you,




ing creature that is with you, for God blesseth Noah. 4 Murder and the ealing of lulood

, are forbidden. 8 God's covenant, 13 sig perpetual generations : rified by the rainbox. 18 Noah replenisheth the 13 I do set my bow in the cloud, torld

, 20 plantelh a vineyard, 21 is drunken, and mocked by Ham. 25 He cursein Canaan, 26 bless and it shall be for a token of a covell Skem and Japkelk, 29 and dieth.

enant between me and the earth.

14 And it shall come to pass, when sons, and said unto them, Be I bring a cloud over the earth, that fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the bow shall be seen in the cloud : the earth.

15 And I will remember my cove2 And the fear of you and the nant, which is between me and you dread of you shall be upon every and every living creature of all beast of the earth, and upon every flesh; and the waters shall no more fowl of the air, upon all that moveth become a flood to destroy all flesh. upon the earth, and upon all the 16 And the bow shall be in the fishes of the sea ; into your hand cloud; and I will look upon it, that are they delivered.

I may remember the everlasting 3 Every moving thing that liveth covenant between God and every shall be meat for you; even as the living creature of all flesh that is green herb have I given you all j upon the earth. things.

17 And God said unto Noah, This 4 But flesh with the life thereof, is the token of the covenant, which which is the blood thereof, shall ye I have established between me and not eat.

all flesh that is upon the earth. 5 And surely your blood of your 18 | And the sons of Noah, that lives will I require: at the hand of went forth of the ark, were Shem, every beast will I require it, and at and Ham, and Japheth: and Ham the hand of man; at the hand of is the father of Canaan. every man's brother will I require 19 These are the three sons of the life of man.

Noah: and of them was the whole 6 Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by earth overspread. man shall his blood be shed: for in 20 And Noah began to be a husthe image of God made he man. bandman, and he planted a vine7 And you, be ye fruitful, and mul- yard:


AND God blessed Noah and his


Ham's wickedness.


The first monarch. 21 And he drank of the wine, and and Sabtechah : and the sons of was drunken; and he was uncover- Raamah; Sheba, and Dedan. ed within his tent.

8 And Cush begat Nimrod : he be22 And Ham, the father of Ca- gan to be a mighty one in the earth. naan, saw the nakedness of his fa 9 He was a mighty hunter before ther, and told his two brethren with- the Lord: wherefore it is said, out.

Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter 23 And Shem and Japheth took a before the LORD. garment, and laid it upon both their 10 And the beginning of his king. shoulders, and went backward, and dom was Babel, and Erech, and covered the nakedness of their fa- Accad, and Calneh, in the land of ther; and their faces were back- Shinar. ward, and they saw not their fa 11 Out of that land went forth ther's nakedness,

Asshur, and builded Nineveh, and 24 And Noah awoke from his wine, the city Rehoboth, and Calah, and knew what his younger son 12 And Resen between Nineveh had done unto him.

and Calah: the same is a great 25 And he said, Cursed be Canaan; city. a servant of servants shall he be 13 And Mizraim begat Ludim, and unto his brethren.

Anamim, and Lehabim, and Naph26 And he said, Blessed be the tubim, LORD God of Shem; and Canaan 14 And Pathrusim, and Casluhim, shall be his servant.

(out of whom came Philistim,) and 27 God shall enlarge Japheth, and Caphtorim. he shall dwell in the tents of Shem; 15 | And Canaan begat Sidon his and Canaan shall be his servant. firstborn, and Heth,

28 | And Noah lived after the 16 And the Jebusite, and the Amflood three hundred and fifty years. orite, and the Girgasite,

29 And all the days of Noah were 17 And the Hivite, and the Arkite, nine hundred and fifty years: and and the Sinite, he died,

18 And the Arvadite, and the

Zemarite, and the Hamathite: and CHAPTER X.

afterward were the families of the The generations of Noah, 2 The sons of Japheth. Canaanites spread abroad. 6 The sons of Ham. 8 Nimrod a mighty hunter. 21 The sons of Shem.

19 And the border of the Canaan. OW these are the generations of ites was from Sidon, as thou com


and Japheth: and unto them were goest unto Sodom, and Gomorrah, sons born after the flood.

and Admah, and Zeboim, even unto 2 The sons of Japheth ; Gomer, Lasha. and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, 20 These are the sons of Ham, afand Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras. ter their families, after their tongues,

3 And the sons of Gomer; Ashke- in their countries, and in their nanaz, and Riphath, and Togarmah. tions.

4 And the sons of Javan; Elishah, 21 Unto Shem also, the father and Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim. of all the children of Eber, the broth5 By these were the isles of the er of Japheth the elder, even to him Gentiles divided in their lands; were children born. every one after his tongue, after 22 The children of Shem; Elam, their families, in their nations. and Asshur, and Arphaxad, and Lud,

6 And the sons of Ham; Cush, and Aram. and Mizraim, and Phut, and Ca 23 And the children of Aram; Uz, naan.

and Hul, and Gether, and Mash. 7 And the sons of Cush ; Seba, and 24 And Arphaxad begat Salah; Havilah, and Sabtah, and Raamah, and Salah begat Eber.


Building of Babel.

GENESIS. Confusion of tongues. 25 And unto Eber were born two from them, which they have imsons: the name of one was Peleg; agined to do. for in his days was the earth divi. 9 Go to, let us go down, and there ded; and his brother's name was confound their language, that they Joktan.

may not understand one another's 26 And Joktan begat Almodad, speech. and Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and 8 So the LORD scattered them Jerah,

abroad from thence upon the face 27 And Hadoram, and Uzal, and of all the earth: and they left off to Diklah,

build the city. 28 And Obal, and Abimael, and 9 Therefore is the name of it callSheba,

ed Babel; because the LORD did 29 And Ophir, and Havilah, and there confound the language of all Jobab: all these were the sons of the earth: and from thence did the Joktan.

LORD scatter them abroad


the 30 And their dwelling was from face of all the earth. Mesha, as thou goest unto Sephar, 10 & These are the generations of a mount of the east.

Shem: Shem was a hundred years 31 These are the sons of Shem, af- old, and begat Arphaxad two years ter their families, after their tongues, after the flood: in their lands, after their nations. 11 And Shem lived after he begat 32 These are the families of the Arphaxad five hundred years, and sons of Noah, after their genera- begat sons and daughters. tions, in their nations: and by these 12 And Arphaxad lived five and were the nations divided in the thirty years, and begat Salah: earth after the flood.

13 And Arphaxad lived after he CHAPTER XI.

begat Salah four hundred and three One language in the world. 3 The building of years, and begat sons and daughters. Babel. 6 The confusion of tongues. 10° The

14 And Salah lived thirty years, generations of Shem. 27 The generations and begat Eber: Terah the father of Abram. 31 Terah goeih froin Ur to Harar.

15 And Salah lived after he begat ND the whole earth was of one Eber four hundred and three years, A language, and of one speech. and begat sons and daughters. 2 And it came to pass, as they 16 And Eber lived four and thirty journeyed from the east, that they years, and begat Peleg: found a plain in the land of Shinar; 17 And Eber lived after he begat and they dwelt there.

Peleg four hundred and thirty years, 3 And they said one to another, and begat sons and daughters. Go to, let us make brick, and burn 18 And Peleg lived thirty years, them thoroughly. And they had and begat Reu: brick for stone, and slime had they 19 And Peleg lived after he begat for mortar.

Reu two hundred and nine years, 4 And they said, Go to, let us build and begat sons and daughters. us a city

, and a tower whose top 20 And Reu lived two and thirty may reach unto heaven; and let us years, and begat Serug: make us a name, lest we be scat 21 And Reu lived after he begat tered abroad upon the face of the Serug two hundred and seven years, whole earth.

and begat sons and daughters. 5 And the Lord came down to see

22 And Serug lived thirty years, the city and the tower, which the and begat Nahor: children of men builded.

23 And Serug lived after he begat 6 And the Lord said, Behold, the Nahor two hundred years, and bepeople is one, and they have all one gat sons and daughters. language; and this they begin to do: 24 And Nahor lived nine and and now nothing will be restrained twenty years, and begat Terah:


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Abram leaveta Egypt. GENESIS

Lot goeth to Sodom, oxen, and he asses, and menservants, | 9 Is not the whole land before and maidservants, and she asses, thee ? separate thyself, I pray thee, and camels.

from me: if thou wilt take the left 17 And the Lord plagued Phara- hand, then I will go to the right; oh and his house with great plagues, or if thou depart to the right hand, because of Sarai, Abram's wife. then I will go to the left.

18 And Pharaoh called Abram, 10 And Lot lifted up his eyes, and and said, What is this that thou beheld all the plain of Jordan, that bast done unto me ? why didst thou it was well watered every where, not tell me that she was thy wife? before the LORD destroyed Sodom 19 Why saidst thou, She is my and Gomorrah, even as the garden sister! so I might have taken her to of the LORD, like the land of Egypt, me to wife: now therefore behold as thou comest unto Zoar. thy wife, take her, and go thy way. 11 Then Lot chose him all the plain

20 And Pharaoh commanded his of Jordan; and Lot journeyed east: men concerning him: and they sent and they separated themselves the him away, and his wife, and all one from the other. that he had.

12 Abram dwelt in the land of CHAPTER XIII.

Canaan, and Lot dwelt in the cities Abram and Lot return out of Egypt. 7 Because of of the plain, and pitched his tent the disagreement between their herdmen, they part toward Sodom. asunder

. 10 Lot chooseth the plain of Jordan. 14 God renewrth the promise to Abram. 18 He

13 But the men of Sodom were remore!h to Hebron, and there buildeth an altar. wicked and sinners before the LORD AND Abram went upout of Egypt, exceedingly,

14 | And the LORD said unto had, and Lot with him, into the south. Abram, after that Lot was sepa

2 And Abram was very rich in rated from him, Lift up now thine cattle, in silver, and in gold. eyes, and look from the place where 3 And he went on his journeys thou art northward, and southward, from the south even to Beth-el, unto and eastward, and westward : the place where his tent had been 15 For all the land which thou at the beginning, between Beth-el seest, to thee will I give it, and to

thy seed for ever. 4 Unto the place of the altar, which 16 And I will make thy seed as the he had made there at the first: and dust of the earth: so that if a man there Abram called on the name of can number the dust of the earth, the LORD.

then shall thy seed also be numbered. 5 And Lot also, which went 17 Arise, walk through the land in with Abram, had flocks, and herds, the length of it and in the breadth and tents.

of it; for I will give it unto thee. 6 And the land was not able to 18 Then Abram removed his tept, bear them, that they might dwell and came and dwelt in the plain of together: for their substance was Mamre, which is in Hebron, and great, so that they could not dwell built there an altar unto the LORI. together.

CHAPTER XIV. 7 And there was a strife between the herdmen of Abram's cattle and The battle of four kings against five. 12 Lot is ta.

ken prisoner, 14 Abram rescuetk him. 18 Mel. the herdmen of Lot's cattle: and chizedek bleseeth Abram. 20 Abram giveth him

tithes. 22 The rest of the spoil, his partners the Canaanite and the Perizzite

having had their portions, he restoreth to the king dwelt then in the land.

of Sodom.

ND it came to pass in the days there be no strife, I pray thee, between me and thee, and between Arioch king of Ellasar, Chedorlaomy herdmen and thy herdmen ; for mer king of Elam, and Tidal king we be brethren.

of nations ;

and Hai;

5 And Abram said unto Lot, Let A of Amraphel king of Shinar,

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