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The flood. became mighty men, which were of old, thee ; and it shall be for food for thee, and men of renown.

for them. 5 [ And God saw that the wickedness 22 Tbus did Noah; according to all that of man was great in the earth, and that God commanded him, so did he. every imagination of the thoughts of his

heart was only evil continually.
6 And it repented

the LORD
that he had A Do the Lord said unto Noah, Come

thou and all thy house into the ark : made ma

on the earth, and it grieved him for thee have 1 soen righteous before me at his heart,

in this generation. 7 And the LORD said, I will destroy man 2 Of every clean beast thou shalt take whoin I have created from the face of the to thee by sevens, the male and his feearth;both man and beast, and the creep- male; and of beasts that are not clean by ing thing, and the fowls of the air; for it two, the male and his female. repenteth me that I have made them. 3 or fowls also of the air by sevens, the

& But Noah found grace in the eyes of male and the female ; to keep sced alive the LORD.

upon the face of all the earth. 99 These are the generations of Noah: 4 For yet seven days, and I will cause Noah was a just man, and perfect in his it to rain upon the earth forty days and generations, and Noah walked with God. forty nights : and every living substance

10 And Noah begat three sons, Shem, that I have made will I destroy from off Ham, and Japheth.

the face of the earth. 11 The carth also was corrupt before 5 And Noah did according unto all that God; and the earth was filled with vio- the LORD commanded him. lence.

6 And Noah was six hundred

years old 12 And God looked upon the earth, and when the flood of waters was upon the behold, it was corrupt: for all flesh' had earth. corrupted his way upon the earth.

7 And Noah went in, and his sons, 13 And God said unto Noah, The end of and his wife, and his sons' wives with him, all nesh is come before me ; for the earth into the ark, because of the waters of the is filled with violence through them : and flood. hehold, I will destroy them with the earth. 8 Of clean beasts, and of beasts that are

14 9 Make thee an ark of gopher-wood: not clean, and of fowls, and of every thing rooms shalt thou make in the ark, and that creepeth upon the earth, shalt pitch it within and without with 9 There went in two and two unto No. pitch.

ah into the ark, the male and the female, 15 And this is the fashion which thou as God had commanded Noah. sha't make it of: The length of the ark 10 And it came to pass, after seven shall be three hundred cubits, the breadth days, that the waters of the flood were upof it listy cubits, and the height of it thirty on the earth. cubits.

11 | In the six hundredth year of No16 A window shalt thou make to the ark, ah's life, in the second month, the sevenand in a cubit shalt thou finish it above ; teenth day of the month, the same day and the door of the ark shalt thou set in the were all the fountains of the great deep side thereof: with lower, second, and third broken up, and the windows of heaven stories shalt thou make it.

were opened. 17 And behold, I, even I, do bring a 12 And the rain was upon the earth forfood of waters upon the earth, to destroy ty days and forty nights. all Aesh, wherein is the breath of life, from 13 In the self-same day entered Noah, under hearen: and every thing that is in and Shem, and Ham, and Japheth, the the earth shall die.

sons of Noah, and Noah's wife, and the 18 But with thee will I establish my co- three wives of his sons with them, into the venant: and thou shalt come into the ark; ark : thou, and thy sons, and thy wife, and thy 14 They, and every beast after his kind, sons' wives with thee.

and all the cattle after their kind, and 19 And of every living thing of all flesh, every creeping thing that creepcth upon two of every sort shalt thou bring into the the earth after his kind; and every fowl arl, to keep them alive with thee: they after his kind, every bird of every sort. shall be male and female.

15 And they went in unto Noah into the 20 Of fowls after their kind, and of cat-ark, two and two of all flesh, wherein is the aftertheir kind, of every creeping thing the breath of life. of the earth after his kind, two of every 16 And they that went in, went in male sort shall come unto thee, to keep them and female of all flesh, as God had comalive.

manded him: and the Lord shut him in. 21 And take thou unto thee of all food 17 And the floud was forty days upon that is eaten, and thou shalt gather it to the earth: and the waters increased,

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God encourages Noah. bare up the ark, and it was lifted up above 11 And the dove came in to him in the the earth.

evening, and lo, in her mouth was an olive18 And the waters prevailed, and were leaf pluckt off. So Noah knew that the increased greatly upon the earth : and the waters were abated from off the earth. ark went upon the face of the waters. 12 And he stayed yet other seven days,

19 And the waters prevailed exceeding- and sent forth the dove; which returned ly upon the earth; and all the high hills not again unto him any more. that were under the whole heaven were 13 | And it came to pass in the six covered.

hundredth and first year, in the first month, 20 Fifteen cubits upward did the wa- the first day of the month, the waters were ters prevail : and the mountains were co-dried up from off the earth: and Noah revered.

moved the covering of the ark, and looked, 21 And all flesh died that moved upon and behold, the face of the ground was dry. the earth, both of fowl, and of cattle, and 14 And 'in the second month, on the of beast, and of every creeping thing that seven and twentieth day of the month, was creepeth upon the earth, and every man : the earth dried.

22 All in whose nostrils was the breath 15 T And God spake unto Noah, saying, of life, of all that was in the dry land, died. 16 Go forth of the ark, thou, and thy

23 And every living substance was de-wife, and thy sons, and thy sons' wives stroyed which was upon the face of the with thee. ground, both man, and cattle, and the creep- 17 Bring forth with thee every living ing things, and the fowlof the heaven; and thing that is with thee, of all flesh, both of they were destroyed from the earth; and fowl, and of cattle, and of every creeping Noah only remained alive, and they that thing that creepeth upon the earth; that were with him in the ark.

they may breed abundantly in the earth, 24 And the waters prevailed upon the and be fruitful, and multiply upon the earth. earth a hundred and fifty days.

18 And Noah went forth, and his sons, CHAP. VIII.

and his wife, and his sons' wives with him : AND Godinemembered Noah, and every 19 Every beast, every creeping thing,

living thing, and all the cattle that and every fowl, and whatsoever creepeth was with him in the ark: and God made upon the earth, after their kinds, went forth a wind to pass over the earth, and the wa- out of the ark. ters assuaged;

20 T And Noah builded an altar unto 2 The fountains also of the deep, and the LORD, and took of every clean beast, the windows of heaven were stopped, and and of every clean fowl, and offered burntthe rain from heaven was restrained; offerings on the altar.

3 And the waters returned from off the 21 Ånd the LORD smelled a sweet saearth continually: and after the end of the vour; and the LORD said in his heart, I hundred and fifty days the waters were will not again curse the ground any more abated.

for man's sake; for the imagination of 4 And the ark rested in the seventh man's heart is evil from his youth: neimonth, on the seventeenth day of the ther will I again smite any more every month, upon the mountains of Ararat.

thing living, as I have done. 5 And the waters decreased continually, 22 While the earth remaineth, seeduntil the tenth month: in the tenth month, time and harvest, and cold and heat, and on the first day of the month, were the summer and winter, and day and night, tops of the mountains seen.

shall not cease. 6 TT And it came to pass at the end of

forty days, that Noah opened the window
of the ark which he had made:

and said unto them, Be fruitful, and
7. And he sent forth a raven, which went multiply, and replenish the earth.
forth to and fro, until the viaters were dried 2 And the fear of you,and the dread of
up from off the earth.

you, shall be upon every beast of the earth,
8 Also he sent forth a dove from him, to and upon every fowl of the air, upon all
see if the waters were abated from off the that moveth upon the earth, and


face of the ground;

the fishes of the sca; into your hand are
9 But the dove found no rest for the sole they delivered.
of her soot, and she returned untoliin into 3 Every moving thing that liveth shall
the ark; for the waters were on the face be meat for you; even as the green herb
of the whole earth. Then he put forth his have I given you all things.
hand, and took her, and pulled her in unto 4 | But flesh with the life thereof, which
him into the ark.

is the blood thereof, shall ye

not eat. 10 And he stayed yet other seven days, 5 And surely your blood of your

lives and again he sent forth the dove out of the will I require: at the hand of every beast ark:

will I require it, and at the hand of man;



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CHAP. X. The generations of Noah.
at the hand of every man's brother will I faces were backward, and they saw not
require the life of man.

their father's nakedness.
6 Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by 24 And Noah awoke from his wine,
man shall his blood be shed: for in the and knew what his younger son had done
image of God made he man.

unto him.
7 And you, be ye fruitful, and multi- 25 And he said, Cursed be Canaan,
ply; bring forth abundantly in the earth, a servant of servants shall he be unto his
and multiply

8 9 And God spake unto Noah, and to 26 And he said, Blessed be the LORD
his sons with him, saying,

God of Shem; and Canaan shall be his
9 And I, bebold, 1 establish my cove- servant.
nant with you, and with your seed after 27 God shall enlarge Japheth, and he

shall dwell in the tents of Shem; and
10 And with every living creature that Canaan shall be his servant.
is with you, of the fowl, of the cattle, and 28 | And Noah lived after the flood three
of every beast of the earth with you, hundred and fifty years.
from all that go out of the 'ark, to every 29 And all the days of Noah were nine
beast of the earth.

hundred and fifty years: and he died.
11 And I will establish my covenant


of flood; sons of Noah; Shem, Ham, and Janeither shall there any more be a flood to pheth: and unto them were sons born destroy the earth.

after the flood. 12 And God said, This is the token of 2 The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and the covenant which 'I make between me Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and' Tuand you, and every living creature that is bal, and Meshech, and Tiras. with

you, for perpetual generations. 3 And the sons of Gomer; Ashkenaz,

13° 1 do set my bow in the cloud, and and Riphath, and Togarmah. it shall be for a token of a covenant be- 4 And the sons of Javan; Elishah, and tween me and the earth.

Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim. 14 And it shall come to pass, when I 5 By these were the isles of the Genbring a cloud over the earth, that the tiles divided in their lands; every one bow shall be seen in the cloud :

after his tongue, after their families, in 15 And I will remember my covenant, their nations. which is between me and you, and every 6. And the sons of Ham; Cush, and living creature of all flesh; and the wa- Mizraim, and Phut, and Canaan. ters shall no more become a flood to de- 7 And the sons of Cush; Seba, and stroy all flesh.

Havilah, and Sabtah, and Raamah, and 16 And the bow shall be in the cloud; Sabtecha; and the sons of Raamah; and I will look upon it, that I may re-Sheba, and Dedan. member the cverlasting covenant between 8 And Cush begat Nimrod : he began God and every living creature of all flesh to be a mighty one in the earth. that is upon the earth.

9 He was a mighty hunter before the 17 And God said unto Noah, This is LORD: wherefore it is said, Even as Nimthe token of the covenant which I have rod the mighty hunter before the LORD. established between me and all flesh that 10_And the beginning of his kingdom is upon the earth.

was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and 18 And the sons of Noah that went Calneh, in the land of Shinar. forth of the ark, were Shem, and Ham, 11 Out of that land went forth Asshur, and Japheth: and Ham is the father of and builded Nineveh, and the city RehoCanaan.

both, and Calah, 19 These are the three sons of Noah: and 12 And Resen betwcen Nineveh and of them was the whole earth overspread. Calah: the same is a great city.

20 And Noah began to be an husband- 13 And Mizraim begat Ludim, and man, and he planted a vineyard : Anamim, and Lehabiin, and Naphtuhin,

21 And he drank of the wine, and 14 And Pathrusim, and Casluhim, (out was drunken, and he was uncovered of whom came Philistim,)and Capbtorim. within his tent.

15 And Canaan begat Sidon his first22 And Ham, the father of Canaan, born, and Heth, saw the nakedness of his father, and told 16 And the Jebusite, and the Amorite, his two brethren without.

and the Girgasite, 23 And Shem and Japheth took a gar- 17 And the Hivite, and the Arkite, and ment, and laid it upon both their shoul- the Sinite, ders, and went backward, and covered 18 And the Arvadite, and the Zemathe nakedness of their father: and their rite, and the Hamathite': and afterward


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The building of Babel.

GENESIS. The generations of Shem. were the families of the Canaanites spread found their language, that they may not abroad.

understand one another's speech. 19 And the border of the Canaanites 8 So the LORD scattered them abroad was from Sidon, as thou comest to Gerar, from thence upon the face of all the earth: unto Gaza; as thou goest unto Sodom, and they left off to build the city. and Gomorrah, and Admah, and Zeboim, 9 Therefore is the name of it called eren unto Lisha.

Babel, because the LORD did there con20 These are the sons of Ham, after found the language of all the earth: and their families, after their tongues, in their from thence did the LORD scatter them countries, and in their nations.

abroad upon the face of all the earth. 21 F Unto Shem also, the fatherof all the 10 T These are the generations of children of Eber, the brother of Japheth Shem: Shem was a hundred years old, the elder, even to him were children born. and begat Arphaxad two years after the

22 The children of Shem; Elam, and flood : Asshur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and 11 And Shem lived after he begat Ar

phaxad five hundred years, and begat sons 23 And the children of Aram; Uz, and and daughters. Hul, and Gether, and Mash.

12 And Arphaxad lived five and thirty 24 And Aiphaxad begat Salah; and years, and begat Salah. Salah legat Eher.

13 And Arphaxad lived after he begat 25 And unto Eber were born two sons : Salah four hundred and three years, and the name of one was Peleg, for in his begat sons and daughters. days was the earth divided ; and his bro- 14 And Salalt lived thirty years, and ther's name was Joktan.

begat Eber: 26 And Joktan begat Almodad, and 15 And Salah lived after he begat Eber Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah, four hundred and three years, and begat

27 And Hadoram, and Uzal, and Dik- sons and daughters. lah,

16 And Eber lived four and thirty 28 And Obal, and Abimael, and Sheba, years, and begat Peleg:

29 And Ophir, and Havilah, and Jobab: 17 And Eber lived after he begat Peleg all these were the sons of Joktan. four hundred and thirty years, and begat

30 And their dwelling was from Mesha, sons and daughters. as thou goest unto Sephar, a mount of the 18 And Peleg lived thirty years, and east.

begat Reu: 3. These are the sons of Shem, after 19 And Peleg lived after he begat Reu their families, after their tongues, in their two hundred and nine years, and begat lands, after their nations.

sons and daughters. 32 These are the families of the sons 20 And Reu lived two and thirty years, of Noah, after their generations, in their and begat Serug: nations: and by these were the nations 21 And Reu lived after he begat Serug divided in the earth after the flood. two hundred and seven years, and begat CHAP. XI.

sons and daughters. ND the whole earth was of one lanA

22 And Serug lived thirty years, and guage, and of one speech, begat Nahor: 2 And it came to pass, as they journey. 23 And Serug lived after he begat Naed from the east, that they found a plain in hor two hundred years, and begat sons the land of Shinar, and they dwelt there. and daughters,

3. And they said one to another, Go 24 And Nahor lived nine and twenty to, let us make brick, and burn them years, and begat Terah. thoroughly. And they had brick for stone, 25 And Nahor lived after he begat Te. and sline had they for mortar.

rah a hundred and nineteen years, and 4 And they said, Go to, let us build begat sons and daughters. us a city, and a tower, whose top may 26 And Terah lived seventy years, and reach unto heaven; and let us make us a begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran. name, lest we be scattered abroad upon 27 | Now these are the generations of the face of the whole earth.

Terah: Terah begat Abram, Nahor, and 5 And the LORD came down to see Haran: and Haran begat Lot. the city and the tower, which the children 28 And Haran died before his father of men builded.

Terah in the land of his nativity, in Ur 6. And the Lord said, Behold, the peo- of the Chaidees. ple is one, and they have all one language; 29 And Abram and Nahor took them and this they begin to do: and now no-wives: the name of Abram's wife was shing will be restrained from them, which Sarai ; and the name of Nahor's wife Milthey have imagined to do.

cah, the daughter of Haran, the father of 7 Go to, lei us go down, and there con- Milcah, and the father of Iscah.


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Abram and Lot separate. 30 But Sarai was barren; she had noter: that it may be well with me for thy child.

sake; and my soul shall live because of 31 And Terah took Abram his son, thee. and Lot the son of Haran his son's son, 14 | And it came to pass, that, when and Sarai his daughter-in-law, his son Abram was come into Egypt, the EgypAbram's wife; and they went forth with tians beheld the woman that she was very them from Ur of the Chaldees, to go into fair. the land of Canaan; and they came unto 15 The princes also of Pharaoh saw Haran, and dwelt there.

her, and commended her before Pharaoh : 32 And the days of Terah were two and the woman was taken into Fharaoh's hundred and five years: and Terah died house. in Haran.

16 And he entreated Abram well for CHAP. XII.

her sake: and he had sheep, and oxen, TOW the Lord had said unto Abram, and he-asses, and men-servants, and froin thy kindred, and from thy father'sj. 17 And the LORD plagued Pharaoh and house, unto a land that I will shew thee: his house with great plagues because of

2 And I will make of thee a great na- Sarai, Abram's wife. tion, and I will bless thee, and make thy 18' And Pharaoh called Abram, and name great; and thou shall be a blessing: said, What is this that thou hast done

3 And I will bless them that bless thee, unto me? why didst thou not tell me that and curse him that curseth thee : and in she was thy wife? thee shall all families of the earth be 19 Why saidst thou, She is my sister? blessed.

so I might have taken her to me to wise: 4 So Abram departed, as the LORD had now therefore behold thy wise, take her, spoken unto him, and Lot went with him: and go thy way. and Abram was seventy and five years old 20 And Pharaoh commanded his men when he departed out of Haran. concerning him: and they sent him away,

5 And Abram took Sarai his wife, and and his wife, and all that he had. Lot his brother's son, and all their sub

CHAP. XIII. stance , the ND Abram up out of Egypthe, they went forth to go into the land of Ca-Lot with him, into the south. naan; and into the land of Canaan they 2 And Abram was very rich in cattle,

in silver, and in gold. 6 And Abram passed through the land 3 And he went on his journeys from the unto the place of Sichem, unto the plain south even to Beth-el, urto the place oi Moreli. And the Canaanite was then where his tent had been at the beginning, in the land.

between Beth-el and Hai; 7 And the LORD appeared unto Abram, 4 Unto the place of the altar, which he and said, Unto thy seed will I give this had made there at the first: and there land: and there builded he an altar unto Abram called on the name of the LORD. the Lord, who appeared unto him. 5 And Lot also, which went with Abrain,

8 And he removed from thence unto a had flocks, and herds, and tents. mountain on the east of Beth-el, and pitch- 6 And the land was not able to bear ed his tent, having Beth-el on the west, them, that they might dwell together: for and Hai on the east: and there he builded their substance was great, so that they an altar unto the Lord, and called upon could not dwell together. the name of the LORD.

7 And there was a strife between the 9 And Abram journeyed, going on still herdmen of Abram's cattle and the herdtoward the south,

men of Lot's cattle: and the Canaanite 10 | And there was a famine in the and the Perizzite dwelled then in the land. land: and Abram went down into Egypt 8 And Abram said unto Lot, Let there to sojourn there; for the famine was be no strife, I pray thee, between me and grievous in the land.

thee, and between my herdmen and thy 11 And it came to pass, when he was herdmen; for we be brethren. corne near to enter into Egypt, that he 9 Is not the whole land before thee? said unto Sarai his wife, Behold now, I Separate thyself, I pray thee, from me: know that thou art a fair woman to look if thou wilt take the left hand, then I will upon:

go to the right; or if thou depart to the 12 Therefore it shall come to pass, right hand, then I will go to the left. when the Egyptians shall see thee, that 10 And Lot lifted up his eyes, and bethey shall say, This is his wife: and they hell all the plain of Jordan, that it was will kill me, but they will save thee alive: weil watered cvery where, before the 13 Say, I pray thee, tucu ari my sis- LORD destroyed Sodom and Gonorrah,

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