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The depravity of the world.

1g which the LORD hath cursed.

30 And Lamech lived after he begat Noah five hundred ninety and five years, and begat sons and daughters:

3 Jered.

31 And all the days of Lamech

And Enos lived ninety years, 4 Gr. Mathat were seven hundred seventy and and begat 1 Cainan :



seven years: and he died.

32 And Noah was five hundred years old: and Noah begat h Shem, Ham, and Japheth.


The generations of Adam.

GENESIS, VI. 7 And Seth lived, after he begat E- B. C. 2317. nos, eight hundred and seven years, and begat sons and daughters:

1 Kenan.

8 And all the days of Seth were 2 Malelcel.
nme hundred and twelve years:
and he died.

10 And Enos lived after he begat Cainan eight hundred and fifteen years, and begat sons and daughters:

11 And all the days of Enos were nine hundred and five years: and he died.


And Cainan lived seventy
years, and begat 2 Mahalaleel:
13 And Cainan lived, after he be-
gat Mahalaleel, eight hundred and
forty years, and begat sons and

14 And all the days of Cainan
were nine hundred and ten years:
and he died.

15 And Mahalaleel lived sixty and five years, and begat 3 Jared:" 16 And Mahalaleel lived after he bezat Jared eight hundred and thirty years, and begat sons and daughters:

17 And all the days of Mahalaleel were eight hundred ninety and five years: and he died.

18 And Jared lived an hundred Sixty and two years, and he begat Enoch:

19 And Jared lived after he begat Enoch eight hundred years, and begat sons and daughters:

25 And all the days of Jared were nine hundred sixty and two years: and he died.

21 And Enoch lived sixty and five years, and begat 4 Methuselah: 22 And Enoch walked with God after he begat Methuselah, three hundred years, and begat sons and daughters:

23 And all the days of Enoch were three hundred sixty and five years: 21 And Enoch walked with God: and he was not; ffor God took him. 25 And Methuselah lived an hundred eighty and seven years, and begat 5 Lamech:

26 And Methuselah lived after he begat Lamech seven hundred eighty and two years, and begat sons and daughters:

e ch.6.9.

17.1. Deut. 13.4. 2 Ki.20.3. Ps. 16.8. Am.3.3. Mal.2.6.



5 Lemech.

6 Gr. Noe;
1. e, rest, or,

g ch.3.17.

h ch.6.10.

(CHAP. 6.)
a ch.1.23.

b Job 31.1.
c Deut.7.3,4.

Ezra 9.2.

Neh. 13.26,
2 Cor.6.14.

d Neh.9.30.




f Ps. 14.2.

5 T And GOD saw fthat the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every 1 imagination g of the thoughts of his heart was Jer. 11.7.11. only evil 2 continually.

1 Pet.3.20.

6 And it repented the LORD that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart.

7 And the LORD said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth; 3 both man, and beast, and the creeping thing, 1 or, the whole and the fowls of the air; for it reimagina tion. The penteth me that I have made them. Hebrew 8 But Noah found grace in the word signi- eyes of the LORD.

fies not only 9 These are the generations of
the imagi-Noah: Noah was a just man, and
nation, but 4 perfect in his generations, and
Noah walked with God:

also the

and desires.

1 The wickedness of the world causeth the flood. 8 Noah finuicth grace. 14 The order, form, and end of the


it came

a when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them,


2 That the sons of God saw the daughters of men, b that they were fair; and they c took them wives of all which they chose.

3 And the LORD said, d My Spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: eyet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years.

27 And all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred sixty and nine years: and he died.

28 And Lamech lived an hundred eighty and two years, and begat a


every day.


3 from man
29 And he called his name 6 Noah,
unto beast.
saying, This same shall comfort us or, upright.
concerning our work and toil of h 1 Pet.4.7.
our hands, because of the ground

4 There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in untó

the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became mighty men, which were of old, men of renown.

10 And Noah begat three sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.


11 The earth also was corrupt beDeut.29.19. fore God; and the earth was filled Eze.8.9,12. with violence.

Mat. 15. 19.

12 And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth.

13 And God said unto Noah, h The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them: and, behold, I will

B. C. 2348.

Noah warned.

destroy them 5 with the earth.

14 T Make thee an ark of gopher-
wood; 6 rooms shalt thou make in
the ark, and shalt pitch it within 5 or. from the upon the earth.
and without with pitch.


15 And this is the fashion which thou shalt make it of: The length of the ark shall be three hundred cubits, the breadth of it fifty cubits, and the height of it thirty cubits.

16 A window shalt thou make to the ark, and in a cubit shalt thou finish it above; and the door of the k ch.7.8,9. ark shalt thou set in the side thereof; with lower, second, and third stories shalt thou make it.

1 Heb. 11.7.

17 And, behold, I, even I, i do bring a flood of waters upon the earth, to destroy all flesh, wherein is the breath of life, from under heaven; and every thing that is in the earth shall die.

18 But with thee will I establish b Lev.XI. my covenant; and thou shalt come into the ark; thou, and thy sons, and thy wife, and thy sons' wives

1 seven seven.

with thee.

20 Of fowls after their kind, and of cattle after their kind, of every creeping thing of the earth after his kind, two of every sort shall come unto thee, to keep them alive.

21 And take thou unto thee of all food that is eaten, and thou shalt gather it to thee; and it shall be for food for thee, and for them.

6 nests.

19 And of every living thing of all 2 blot out. flesh, two k of every sort shalt thou bring into the ark, to keep them alive with thee; they shall be male and female.

i Ps.93.3,4.


1 Noah, with his family, enter into the ark. 17 The beginning, increase, and continuance of the flood.

3 Of fowls also of the air by sevens, the male and the female; to keep seed alive upon the face of all the earth.

(CHAP. 7.)

a 1 Pet.3.20.

2 Pet.2.5.

4 For yet seven days, and I will cause it to rain upon the earth forty days and forty nights; and every living substance that I have made will I destroy 2 from off the face of the earth.

5 And Noah did according unto

3 or, on the
seventh day.

22 Thus did Noah; laccording to 4 or, floodall that God commanded him, so did he.


c ch.8.2.

14 They, and every beast after his kind, and all the cattle after their kind, and every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth after his Mat.24.38. kind, and every fowl after his kind,



every bird of every 5 sort.

15 And they went in unto Noah into the ark, two and two of all flesh, wherein is the breath of life. 16 And they that went in, went in male and female of all flesh, as God had commanded him: and the LORD shut hiin in. e

5 wing.

17 And the flood was forty days upon the the waters

ND LORD said unto Noah,

A Cone thou and all thy house e Deut.33.27. increased, and bare up the ark, and

into the ark; for a thee have I seen righteous before me in this generation.

2 Of every b clean beast thou shalt
take to thee by 1 sevens, the male f Job 12.15.
and his female: and of beasts that
are not clean by two, the male and
his female.

Ps. 104.6.
2 Pet.3.6.

d ch.6.18.


g Jer.3.23.

The Deluge. all that the LORD commanded him. 6 And Noah was six hundred years old when the flood of waters was

h Job 22.15-

7 And Noah went in, and his sons, and his wife, and his sons' wives with him, into the ark, because of the waters of the flood.

the breath of
the spirit
of life.

8 Of clean beasts, and of beasts that are not clean, and of fowls, and of every thing that creepeth upon the earth,

9 There went in two and two unto Noah into the ark, the male and the female, as God had commanded Noah.

10 And it came to pass, 3 after seven days, that the waters of the flood were upon the earth.

11In the sixth hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains c of the great deep broken up, and the 4 windows of heaven were opened.

12 And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights.

13 In the selfsame day entered Noah, and Shem, and Ham, and Japheth, the sons of Noah, and Noah's wife, and the three wives of his sons with them, d into the ark;

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GENESIS, VIII, IX. God's promise to Noah. him any more.

B. C. 2348.

13 And it came to pass in the six hundredth and first year, in the first month, the first day of the month, the waters were dried up from off the earth: and Noah removed the covering of the ark, and looked, and, behold, the face of the ground was dry.

14 And in the second month, on the seven and twentieth day of the month, was the earth dried.

15 T And God spake unto Noah, saying,

16 Go forth of the ark, thou, and thy wife, and thy sons, and thy

sons' wives with thee.

Effects of the Deluge.

dry land, died.

23 And every living substance was
destroyed which was upon the face
of the ground, both man, and cattle,
and the creeping things, and the
fowl of the heaven; and they were
destroyed from the earth: and k ch.8.3.
Noah i only remained alive, and
they that were with him in the ark.

(CHAP. 8.)

24 And the waters prevailed a ch.19.29.
upon the earth an hundred and fifty Ex.2.21.
Ps. 106.4.


1 The waters assuage. 18 Noah goeth
forth of the ark. 21 God's pro-

mise to curse the earth no more.
ND God a remembered Noah



the bcattle that was with him in
the ark and God made a wind c)
to pass over the earth, and the wa-
ters assuaged;

2 The fountains d also of the deep,
and the windows e of heaven were
stopped, and the rain from heaven
was restrained;

3 And the waters returned from
off the earth 1 continually: and
after the end of the hundred and
fifty days the waters were abated.
4 And the ark rested in the
seventh month, on the seventeenth
day of the month, upon the moun-
tains of Ararat. f

7 And he sent forth a raven, which
went forth 3 to and fro, until the
waters were dried up from off the
8 Also he sent forth a dove from
him, to see if the waters were
abated from off the face of the

9 But the dove found no rest for
the sole of her foot, and she re-
turned unto him into the ark, for
the waters were on the face of the
whole earth. Then he put forth
his hand, and took her, and 4 pulled
her in unto him into the ark.

i Eze. 14. 14,

20. Mal.3. 17, 18.

10 And he stayed yet other seven days; and again he sent forth the dove out of the ark:

b Ps.36.6.

c Ex. 14.21.

d Prov.8.23.

e Job 38.37.

5 And the waters 2 decreased con-h ch.1.22.
tinually until the tenth month: in 5 families.
the tenth month, on the first day
of the month, were the tops of the
mountains seen.

i Lev.I.XI.

11 And the dove came in to him
in the evening; and, lo, in her
mouth was an olive leaf, pluckt off.
So Noah knew that the waters
were abated from off the earth.
12 And he stayed yet other seven
days; and sent forth the dove;
which returned not again unto

6 And it came to pass at the end
of forty days, that Noah opened gk
the window of the ark which he had

f Jer.51.27.

2 were in

going and
5 ch.6.16.

3 in going
forth and
4 caused her
to corne.

in going
and return-

6 a savour
of rest.

Lev. 1.9.
or, though.

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Covenant with Noah.

dgreen herb have I given you e all things.

4 But flesh fwith the life thereof. which is the blood thereof, shall ye

10 And with every living creature that is with you, of the fowl, of the cattle, and of every beast of the earth with you; from all that go out of the ark, to every beast of the earth.

Rom. 14.3.
Le. 17.10-14.

not cat.

5 And surely your blood of your lives will I require; at the hand of every beast will I require it, gand at the hand of man; at the hand of every man's brother will I require the life of man.

19.26. Deut. 12.23. 1 Sam. 14.34. g Ex.21.12. A Lev.21.17. IK.2.5.6,32. i ch.1.27. ver. 11,17. ch.6.18.

6 Whoso sheddeth man's blood, hby man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of God made he1 ch.8.1. man. Ps. 145.9.

m 2Pet.3.7. ch.17.11. Eze.1.28.


7 And you, be ye fruitful, and multiply; bring forth abundantly in the earth, and inultiply therein. And God spake unto Noah, and to his sons with him, saying, 9 And I, behold, I establish my covenant with you, and with your seed after you;


11 And I will establish my covenant with you; neither shall all flesh be cut off any more by the waters of a flood; neither shall there any more be a m flood to destroy the earth.

B. C. 2318.

12 And God said, This is the token nof the covenant which I make between me and you and every living creature that is with you, for perpetual generations:

131 do set o my bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a token of a covenant between me and the earth.

d ch.1.29.



p Le.26.42,45 Deut.7.9. IKI.8.23. Neh.9.32. Ps. 106.15. Eze. 16.60. Luke 1.72.

gch. 17.13,19. 2sam.23.5.


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Hab, 2. 15.
Rev.3. 18.

y Deut.27.16. Jos.9.23,27. Ju. 1.29.30. 2Chr.8.7.8. 2 or, servant

14 And it shall come to pass, when I bring a cloud over the earth, that the bow shall be seen in the cloud:


15 And pI will remember my covenant, which is between me and you and every living creature of all flesh; and the waters shall no more become a flood to destroy all flesh.

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16 And the bow shall be in the cloud; and I will look upon it, that I may remember qthe everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is upon the earth.


z Eph.2.13.

17 And God said unto Noah, This is the token of the covenant, which I have established between me and all flesh that is upon the earth.

18 And the sons of Noah, that went forth of the ark, were Shem, and Ham, and Japheth: and Ham is the father of 1 Canaan.

to them.

or, persuade

(CHAP. 10.) or, as some read it, Rodanim.

a Jer.2.10. Zeph.2.11.

Ps.72.10. e Mic.5.6.

19 These are the three sons ofd Mic.7.2. Noah: and s of them was the whole 2 Gr. Babylon earth overspread.

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2 The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras. 3 And the sons of Goiner; Ashkenaz, and Riphath, and Togarmah.

4 And the sons of Javan; Elishah, and Tarshish, Kittim, and 1 Doda


5 By these were the isles a of the Gentiles divided in their lands; every one after his tongue, after their families, in their nations. 6 And the sons of Hain; Cush, and Mizraim, and Phut, and Ca

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The generations of Shem.

Accad, and Calneh, in the land of B. C. 2348.

11 Out of that land 3 went forth
Asshur, and builded Nineveh, and
the city Rehoboth, and Calah,
12 And Resen between Nineveh

and Calah: the same is a great 4 or, the streets A


of the city.

13 And Mizraim begat Ludim, and Anamim, and Lehabim, and Naph-e 1Ch.1. 12. tuhim,

14 And e Pathrusim, and Casluhim, 5 Tzidon. (out of whom came Philistim,) and Caphtorim. 15

And Canaan begat 5 Sidon his first born, and Heth,

16 And the Jebusite, and the Amorite, and the Girgasite, 17 And the Hivite, and the Arkite,

and the Sinite,

18 And the Arvadite, and the Zemarite, and the Hamathite: and afterward were the families of the Canaanites spread abroad.

19 And the border fof the Canaanites was from Sidon, as thou comest to Gerar, unto Gaza; as thou goest unto Sodom, and Gomorrah, and Admah, and Zeboim, even unto Lasha.

30 And their dwelling was from Mesha, as thou goest unto Sephar, a mount of the east.

3 or, he went
out into

fch. 15.18,21.
Jos. 12.7,8.

6 Azzah.

32 These are the families of the sons of Noah, after their genera


4 And they said, Go to, let us build

us a city and a tower, a whose top

may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a b name, lest we be scattered cabroad upon the face of the whole earth.

5 And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men builded.

6 And the LORD said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all (CHAP. 11.) one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have e imagined to do.


7 Go to, let us go down, and there confound ftheir language, that they may not understand one another's speech.

8 So the LORD scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth: and they left off to build the city.

9 Therefore is the name of it called Babel; because the LORD did there confound the language of all the earth: and from thence did the LORD scatter them abroad upon the face g of all the earth.

10 These are the generations of Shem: Shem was an hundred years old, and begat Arphaxad two years after the flood.

11 And Shem lived after he begat Arphaxad five hundred years, and begat sons and daughters.

8 Shelah.

20 These are the sons of Ham, after their families, after their tongues, in their countries, and in their nations.

21 Unto Shem also, the father of all the children of Eber, the brother him of Japheth the elder, even were children born.

22 The children of Shem; Elam, and Asshur, and 7 Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram. 23 And the children of Aram; Uz, s burn them and Hul, and Gether, and Mash.

24 And Arphaxad begat 8 Salah;| and Salah begat Eber.

to a burn-

25 And unto Eber g were born two a Deut. 1.28. sons: the name of one was 9 Peleg;

for in his days was the earth b Ps.49.11,13. divided; and his brother's name Prov. 10.7. was Joktan. Dan.4.30.

26 And Joktan begat Almodad,
and Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, c ver.9.
and Jerah,

Lu. 1.51.

27 And Hadoram, and Uzal, and Diklah,

29 And Obal, and Abimael, and Sheba,

e Ps.2.1.

29 And Ophir, and Havilah, and Jobab: all these were the sons off Ps.55.9.


Acts 2.6.


9 i. e. divi


2 words.

3 or, east-

Confusion of language.

[tions, in their nations: and by these were the nations divided in the earth after the flood. CHAPTER XI.

1 One language in the world. 3 Babel built. 5 Language confounded. ND the whole earth was of 1 one language, and of one speech.


2 And it came to pass, as they journeyed 3 from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there.

a man said to his neigh


d ch.18.21.

6 i. e. confu-

31 These are the sons of Shem, after their families, after their tongues, in their lands, after their Ac. 17.26.


Luke 3.35.

3 And 4 they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick, and 5 burn them thoroughly. And they had brick for stone, and slime had they for mortar.

12 And Arphaxad lived five and thirty years, and begat Salah:

13 And Arphaxad lived after he begat Salah four hundred and three years, and begat sons and daugh


14 And Salah lived thirty years, and begat Eber:

15 And Salah lived after he begat Eber four hundred and three years, and begat sons and daughters.

16 And Eber lived four and thirty years, and begat 7 Peleg :

17 And Eber lived after he begat Peleg four hundred and thirty

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