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Noah foeth out of the erk.

CHAP. IX. God's covenant with him. 13 1 Bring forth with thee every living from all that go out of the ark, to every thing that is with thee, of all flesh, both | beast of the earth. of fowl, and of cattle, and of every creep- 11 And I will establish my covenant ing thing that creepeth upon the earth; | with you; neither shall all flesh be cut that they may breed abundantly in the off any more by the waters of a flood ; earth, and be fruitful, and multiply upon neither shall there any more be a flood to the earth.

destroy the earth. 16 And Noah went forth, and his sons, 12 And God said, This is the token of and his wife, and his sons wives with him: the covenant which I make between me

19 Every beast, every creeping thing, and you and every living creature that is and every fowl, and whatsoever creepeth with you, for perpetual generations : upon the earth, after their kinds, went 13 I do set my bow in the cloud, and forth out of the ark.

it shall be for a token of a covenant be209 And Noah builded an altar unto | tween me and the earth. the LORD, and took of every clean beast, 14 And it shall come to pass, when I and of every clean fowl, and offered burnt- | bring a cloud over the earth, that the offerings on the altar.

bow shall be seen in the cloud : 21 And the LORD smelled a sweet 15 And I will remember my covenant, savour; and the LORD said in his heart, which is between me and you and every I will not again curse the ground any | living creature of all flesh ; and the wamore for man's sake; for the imagination ters shall no more become a flood to deof man's heart is evil from his youth : 1 stroy all flesh. neither will I again smite any more every 16 And the bow shall be in the cloud ; thing living, as I have done.

and I will look upon it, that I may re27 While the earth remaineth, seed- | member the everlasting covenant between time and harvest, and cold and heat, and God and every living creature of all flesh summer and winter, and day and night that is upon the earth. shall not cease.

17 And God said unto Noah, This is CHAP. IX.

the token of the covenant which I have 1 God blesseth Noah. 4 Blood and mur- established between me and all tesh that der are forbidden. 8 God's covenant, || is upon the earth. 13 signified by the rainbow. 21 Noah 18 || And the sons of Noah that went is drunken. 25 Curseth Canaan, 29 forth of the ark, were Shem, and Ham, and dicth.

and Japheth : and Ham is the father of ND God blessed Noah and his sons, Canaan.

19 These are the three sons of Noah:and multiply, and replenish the earth. of them was the whole earth overspread.

2 And the fear of you and the dread of 20 And Noah began to be an husbandFou shall be upon every beast of the earth, man, and he planted a vineyard : and upon every fowl of the air, upon all 21 And he drank of the wine, and was that moveth upon the earth, and upon all drunken, and he was uncovered within the fishes of the sea ; into your hand are his tent. they delivered.

22 And Ham the father of Canaan 3 Every moving thing that liveth shall saw the nakedness of his father, and told be meat for you ; even as the green herb his two brethren without have I given you all things :

23 And Shem and Japheth took a gar4 Bat flesh with the life thereof, which ment, and laid it upon both their shoulis the blood thereof, shall ye not eat. ders, and went backward, and covered

5 And surely your blood of your lives the nakedness of their father : and their will I require : at the hand of every beast faces were backward, and they saw not wil I require it: and at the hand of man, their father's nakedness. at the hand of every man's brother will I 24 And Noah awoke from his wine, require the life of man.

and knew what his younger son had done o Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man unto him. shall his blood be shed: for in the image 25 And he said, Cursed be Canaan ; God made he man.

a servant of servants shall he be unto his ? And you, be ye fruitful, and multiply, | brethren. bring forth abundantly in the earth, and 26 And he said, Blessed bethe LORD God multiply therein.

of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant. 89 And God spake unto Noah, and to 27 God shall enlarge Japheth, and he his sons with him, saying,

shall dwell in the tents of Shem; and 9 And I, behold, I establish my covenant Canaan shall be his servant. with you, and with your seed after you ; 28 | And Noah lived after the flood

10 And with every living creature that three hundred and fifty years. * with you, of the fowl, of the cattle, 29 And all the days of Noah were nine and of every beast of the earth with you,!! hundred and fifty years; and he died.

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14 The generations of Noah. GENESIS.

The building of Babel. CHAP. X.

24 And Arphaxad begat Salah ; and 1 The generations of Noah. 2 The sons of Salah begat Eber. Japheth. 6 The sons of Ham. 8 Nimrod 25 And unto Eber were born two sons : the first monarch. 21 The sons of Shem. the name of one was Peleg, for in his days OW these are the generations of the was the earth divided ; and his brother's

name was Joktan. pheth : and unto them were sons born 26 And Joktan begat Almodad, and after the flood.

Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah, 2 The sons of Japheth ; Gomer, and 27 And Hadoram, and Uzal, and Diklah, Magos, and Madai, and Javan, and Tu- 28 And Obal, and Abimael, and Sheba, bal, and Meshech, and Tiras.

29 And Ophir, and Havilah, and Jobab: 3 And the sons of Gomer ; Ashkenaz, all these were the sons of Joktan. and Riphath, and Togarmah.

30 And their dwelling was from Mesha, 4. And the sons of Javan ; Elishah, and as thou goest unto Sephar, a mount of Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.

the east. 5 By these were the isles of the Gen- 31 These are the sons of Shem, after tiles divided in their lands; every one their families, after their tongues, in their after his tongue, after their families, in lands, after their nations. their nations.

32 These are the families of the sons 6 F And the sons of Ham; Cush, and of Noah after their generations, in their Mizraim, and Phut, and Canaan.

nations: and by these were the nations 7 And the sons of Cush; Scbn, and divided in the earth after the flood. Havilah, and Sabtah, and Raamah, and

CHAP. XI. Sabtecha : and the sons of Raamah ; | 1 One language in the world. 3 Babel built. Sheba, and Dedan.

5 Languages con founded. 10 The genera8 And Cush begat Nimrod : he began tions of Shem, 27of Terah Abram's father. to be a mighty one in the earth. 9 He was a mighty hunter before the

, one lan

guage, and of one speech. LORD: wherefore it is said, Even as Nim- 2 And it came to pass as they jourrod the mighty hunter before the Lord. neyed from the east, that they found a

10 And the beginning of his kingdom | plain in the land of Shinar, and they was Babel, and Erechi, and Accad, and dwelt there. Calneh, in the land of Shinah.

3 And they said one to another, Go 11 Out of that land went forth Ashur, to, let us make brick, and burn them and builded Nineveh, and the city Reho- throughly. And they had brick for stone, both, and Calah,

and slime had they for mortar. 12 And Resen between Nineveh and 4 And they said, Go to, let us build us Calah: the same is a great city.

a city, and a tower, whose top may reach 13 And Mizraim begat Ludim, and unto heaven; and let us make us a name, Anamim, and Lehabim, and Naphtuhim, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face

14 And Pathrusim, and Casluhim, (out of the whole earth. of whom came Philistim) and Caphtorim. 5 And the LORD came down to see

15 And Canaan begat Sidon his first- the city and the tower, which the chilborn and Heth,

dren of men builded. 16 And the Jebusite, and the Amorite, 6 And the LORD said, Behold, the peoand the Girgasite,

ple is one, and they have all one language; 17 And the Hivite, and the Arkite, and this they begin to do: and now nothand the Sinite,

ing will be restrained from them, which 18 And the Arvadite, and the Zemarite, they have imagined to do. and theHamathite:andafterward werethe 7 Go to, let us go down, and there confamilies of the Canaanites spread abroad. found their language, that they may not

19 And the border of the Canaanites understand one another's speech. was from Sidon, as thou comest to Gerar, 8 So the Lord scattered them abroad unto Gaza; as thou goest unto Sodom from thence upon the face of all the earth: and Gomorrah, and Admah, and Zeboim, and they left off to build the city. eien unto Lashah.

9 Therefore is the name of it called 20 These are the sons of Ham, after Babel, because the Lord did there con their families, after their tongues, in their found the language of all the earth : and countries, and in their nations.

from thence did the LORD scatter them 21 9 Unto Shem also, the father of all the abroad upon the face of all the earth. children of Eber, the brother of Japheth 10. These are the generations of Shem: the elder, even to him were children born. Shem was an hundred years old, and be. 22 The children of Shem ; Elam, and gat Arphaxad two years after the

flood.: Ashur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram. 11 And Shem lived after he begat Ar

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

sons and daughters.


The generations of Shem.


God calleth Abram. 15 12 And Arphaxad lived five and thirty house, unto a land that I will shew thee: years, and begat Salah :

2 And I will make of thce a great na13 And Arphaxad lived after he begat tion, and I will bless thee, and make tlay Sakth four hundred and three years, and name great ; and thou shalt be a blessing: begat sons and daughters.

3 And I will bless them that bless thee, 14 And Salah lived thirty years, and and curse him that curseth thee: and in begat Eber :

thee shall all families of the earth be 15 And Salah lived after he begat Eber blessed. ftur hundred and three years, and begat 4 So Abram departed, as the LORD suns and daughters.

had spoken unto him, and Lot went with 16 And Eber lived four and thirty him : and Abram was seventy and five years, and begat Peleg :

years old when he departed out of Haran. 17 And Eber lived after he begat Peleg 5 And Abram took Sarai his wife, and four hundred and thirty years, and begat Lot his brother's son, and all their suissons and daughters.

stance that they had gathered, and the 18 And Peleg lived thirty years, and souls that they had gotten in Haran; and begat Reu :

they went forth to go into the land of 19 And Peleg lived after he begat Reu Canaan; and into the land of Canaan they two hundred and nine years, and begat sons and daughters.

19 And Abram passed through the land 20 And Reu lived two and thirty years, unto the place of Sichem, unto the plain and begat Serug :

of Moreh. And the Canaanite was then 21 And Reu lived after he begat Serug | in the land. two hundred and seven years, and begat 7 s And the LORD appeared unto A. sons and daughters.

bram, and said, Unto thy seed will I give 2 And Serug lived thirty years, and this land : and there builded he an altar begat Nahor :

unto the Lord, who appeared unto him. 23 And Serug lived after he begat Na- 8 And he removed from thence unto a hor two hundred years, and begat sons mountain on the east of Beth-el, and pitchand daughters.

ed his tent, having Beth-el on the west, 24 And Nahor lived nine and twenty and Hai on the east: and there he buildFears, and begat Terah :

ed an altar unto the LORD, and called 25 And Nahor lived after he begat Te- upon the name of the Lord. rah an hundred and nineteen years, and 9 And Abram journeyed, going on still begat sons and daughters.

toward the south. 26 And Terah lived seventy years, and 109 And there was a famine in the land: begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran. and Abram went down into Egypt to som

27 g Now these are the generations of journ there; for the famine rvas grievous Terah: Terah begat Abram, Nahor, and in the land. Haran: and Haran begat Lot.

11 And it came to pass, when he was 28. And Haran died before his father come near to enter into Egypt, that he said Terah in the land of his nativity, in Ur | unto Sarai his wife, Behold now, I know of the Chaldecs.

that thou art a fair woman to look upon: 29 And Abram and Nahor took them 12 Therefore it shallcome to pass, when wives: the name of Abram's wife was the Egyptians shall see thee, that they Sarai ; and the name of Nahor's wife shall say, This is his wife : and tlicy will Micah, the daughter of Haran, the fa- kill me, but they will save thee alive. ther of Milcah, and the father of Iscah. 13 Say, I pray thee, thou art my sister:

30 But Sarai was barren ; she had no that it may be well with me for thy sake; child.

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

oh : and the woman was taken into Pha32 And the days of Terah were two raoh's house. laundred and five years : and Terah died :6 And he entreated Abram well for

her sake: and he had sheep, and oxen, CHAP. XII.

and he-asses, and men-servants, and maid1 God calleth Abram. 4 His departure servants, and she-asses, and camels. from Harun. 7 Canaan is promised. 17 And the LORD plagued Pharaoh NOW the LORD had said unto Abram, and his house with great pingues because

Get thee out of thy country, and || of Sarai Abrain's wife. from thy kindred, and from thy father's 18 And Pharaoh called Abram, and

very fair.

in Haran

16 Abram and Lot disagree. GENESIS

The battle of the kings. said, What is this that thou hast done un- | the place where thou art, northward, to me? why didst thou not tell me that and southward, and eastward, and westshe was thy wife?

ward : 19 Why saidst thou, She is my sister? 15 For all the land which thou seest, to so I might have taken her to me to wife: thee will I give it, and to thy seed for ever. now therefore behold thy wife, take her, 16 And I will make thy seed as the dust and go thy way.

of the earth : so that if a man can num20 And Pharaoin commanded his men ber the dust of the earth, then shall thy concerning him : and they sent him away, | seed also be numbered. and his wife, and all that he had.

17 Arise, walk through the land in the CHAP. XIII.

length of it and in the breadth of it ; for 1 Abram and Lot return out of Egypt. 7 I will give it unto thee.

By disagreement they part asunder. 18 Then Abram removed his tent, and 14 God's promise renewed to Abram. came and dwelt in the plain of Mamre,

and built there an he, and his wife, and all that he had, || altar unto the LORD. and Lot with him, into the south.

CHAP. XIV. 2 And Abram was very rich in cattle, 1 Battle of the kings. 12 Lot taken, 14 is in silver, and in gold.

rescued by Abram. 18 Melchisedek bless3 And he went on lois journeys from eth Abram, 20 who giveth him tithes. the south even to Beth-el, unto tie place where his tent had been at the beginning,

ND it came to pass in the days of A

Amraphel king of Shinar, Arioch between Beth-el and Hai;

king of Ellasar, Chedorlaomer king of 4 Unto the place of the altar, which he Elam, and Tidal king of nations ; had made there at the first : and there 2 That these made war with Bera king Abram called on the name of the LORD. of Solom, and with Birsha king of Go

5 And Lot also, which went with A- morrah, Shinab king of Admah, and Shebram, had flocks, and herds, and tents. meber king of Zeboiim, and the king of

6 And the land was not able to bear Bela, which is Zoar. them, that they might dwell together : for 3 All these were joined together in the their substance was great, so that they vale of Siddim, which is the salt sea. could not dweli together.

4 Twelve years they served Chedoria7 And there was a strife between the omer, and in the thirteenth year they reherdmen of Abram's cattle and the herd- bellcd. men of Lot's cattle : and the Canaanite 5 And in the fourteenth year came Cheand the Perizzite dwelled then in the dorlaomer, and the kings that were with land.

him, and smote the Rephaims in Ashte8 And Abram said unto Lot, Let there roth Kamaim, and the Zuzims in Ham, be no strife, I pray thee, between me and and the Emims in Shaveh Kiriathaim, thee, and between my herdmen and thy 6 And the Horites in their mount Seir, herdmen ; for we be brethren.

unto El-paran, which is by the wilderness. 9 Is not the whole land before thee? 7 And they returned, and came to EnSeparate thyself, I pray thee, from me: if mishpat, which is Kadesh,and smote all the thou wilt take the left hand, then I will country of the Amalekites, and also the go to the right; or if thou defiart to the Amorites, that dwelt in Hazezon-tamar. right hand,

then I will go to the left. 8 And there went out the king of Sod10 And Lot lifted up his eyes, and be- om, and the king of Gomorrah, and the held all the plain of Jordan, that it was king of Açmah, and the king of Zeboiim, well watered every where, before the and the king of Bela, (the same is Zoar;) Lord destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, and they joined battle with them in the even as the garden of the Lord, like vale of Siddinn; the land of Egypt, as thou comest unto 9 With Chedorlaomer the king of EZoar,

lam, and with Tidal king of nations, and 11 Tlien Lot chose him all the plain of Amraphel king of Shinar, and Arioch Jordan; and Lot journeyed cast : and king ct Ellasar; four kings with five. they separated themselves the one from 10 And the vale of Siddim as full of the other.

slime-pits : and the kings of Socioin and 12 Abram dwelled in the land of Ca- | Gomorrah fled, anci fell there: and they naan, and Lot dwelled in the cities of the that remained fled to the mountain. plain, and pitched his tent toward Sodom. 11 And they took all the goods of Sod

13 But the men of Salom cuere wick- om and Gomorrah, and all their victuals, ed and sinners before the LORD, exceed- and went their way. ingly.

12 And they took Lot, Abram's broth14 9 And the LORD said unto Abram, er's son, who dwelt in Sodom, and his after that Lot was separated from him, | goods, and departed. Lift up now thine eyes, and look from 15fAnd there came one thathad escap

Melchisedek blesseth Abram. Chap. xv, XVI. Canaan is again promised. 17 ed, and told Abram the Hebrew; for he said, Look now toward heaven, and tell dwelt in the plain of Mamre the Amorite, the stars, if thou be able to number them: brother of Eshcol, and brother of Aner: and he said unto him, So shall thy seed be and these were confederate with Abram. 6 And he believed in the LORD; and

14 And when Abram heard that his he counted it to him for righteousness. brother was taken captive, he armed his 7 And he said unto him, I am the trained servants, born in his own house, || Lord that brought thee out of Ur of the three hundred and eighteen, and pursued | Chaldees, to give thee this land to inthem unto Dan.

herit it. 15 And he divided himself against them, 8 And he said, Lord God, whereby he and his servants by night, and smote shall I know that I shall inherit it? them, and pursued them unto Hobah, 9 And he said unto him, Take me an which is on the left hand of Damascus. heifer of three years old, and a she-goat of

16 And he brought back all the goods, three years old, and a ram of three years and also brought again his brother Lot, old, and a turtle-dove, and a young pigeon. and his goods, and the women also, and 10 And he took unto him all these, and the people.

divided them in the midst, and laid each 17 © And the king of Sodom went out to piece one against another: but the birds meet him after his return from the slaugh- divided he not. ter of Chedorlaomer, and of the kings 11 And when the fowls came down upthat were with him, at the valley of Sha- on the carcasses, Abram drove them away. veh, which is the king's dale.

12 And when the sun was going down, 18 And Melchisedek king of Salem a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and lo, an brought forth bread and wine : and he || horror of great darkness fell upon him. 2028 the priest of the most high God. 13 And he said unto Abram, Know of

19 And he blessed him, and said, Bless- || a surety that thy seed shall be a stranger ed be Abram of the most high God, pos- | in a land that is not theirs, and shall serve sessor of heaven and earth :

them; and they shall afflict them four 20 And blessed be the most high God, hundred years ; which hath delivered thine enemies into 14 And also that nation whom they thy hand. And he gave him tithes of all. shall serve, will I judge: and afterwards

21 And the king of Sodom said unto | shall they come out with great substance. Abram, Give me the persons, and take 15 And thou shalt go to thy fathers in the goods to thyself.

peace; thou shalt be buried in a good 22 And Abram said to the king of Sod- old age. em, I have lift up mine hand unto the 16 But in the fourth generation they Lord, the most high God, the possessor shall come hither again: for the iniquity of heaven and earth,

of the Amorites is not yet full. 23 That I will not take from a thread 17 And it came to pass, that when the even to a shoe-latchet, and that I will not sun went down, and it was dark, behold take any thing that is thine, lest thou a smoking furnace, and a burning lamp shouldest say, I have made Abram rich: that passed between those pieces.

24 Save only that which the young men 18 In that same day the Lord made a have eaten, and the portion of the men covenant with Abram, saying, Unto thy which went with me, Aner, Eshcol, and seed have I given this land, from the river Mamre; let them take their portion. of Egypt unto the great river, the river CHAP. XV.

Euphrates :
1 Abram is encouraged. 4 A son is prom- 19 The Kenites, and the Kenizzites,

ised. 6 He is justified by faith. *7 Ca- and the Kadmonites,
naan is promised again.

20 And the Hittites, and the Perizzites, AFTER these things the word of the and the Rephaims,

21 And the Amorites, and the Canaansaying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, || ites, and the Girgashites, and the Jebusites. and thy exceeding great reward.

CHAP. XVI. 2 And Abram said, LORD God, what | 1 Sarai giveth Hagar to Abram, 6 qvho wilt thou give me, seeing I go childless, flying from her mistress, 9 is sent back and the steward of my house is this Elie- by an angel. 15 Ishmael is born. zer of Damascus ? 3 And Abram said , Behold, to me thou No Sarai Abram's wife bare him no

children: and she had an handinaid, hast given no seed: and lo, one born in an Egyptian, whose name was Hagar. my house is mine heir.

2 And Sarai said unto Abram, Behold, 4 And behold, the word of the LORD now, the LORD hath restrained me from came unto him, saying, This shall not be bearing: I pray thee go in unto my thine heir ; but he that shall come forth maid , it may be that I may obtain chilout of thine own bowels shall be thine heir. dren by her. And Abram hearkened to 5 And he brought him forth abroad, and the voice of Sarai.

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