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in the Field, that Cain rose 12 Not as Carn who was of that

or wicked one, and flew his Brother : up against Abel his Brother,

ther, and wherefore New he him? Because and slew him.

his own Works were evil, and his Bro. 9 And the LORD said unto ther's RIGHTEOUS.

Jude II Wo unto them ; for they Cain, Where is Abcl thy

y have gone in the Way of Cain, and Brother ? And he said, I ran greedily after the Error of Baknow not : Am I my Bro-. laam. ther's Keeper?

10 And he said, What haft thou done ? the Voice of thy Brother's Blood cryeth unto me from the Ground.

I And now art thou cursed from the Earth, which hath opened her Mouth to receive thy Brother's Blood from thy Hand.

12 When thou tilleft the Ground, it shall not henceforth yield unto thee her Strength. A Fugitive and a Vagabond shalt thou be in the Earth.

13 And Cain said unto the LORD, My Punishment is greater than I can bear.

14 Behold, thou hast driven me out this Day from the Face of the Earth : and from thy Face shall I be hid, and I shall be a Fugitive and a Vagabond in the Earth, and it. hall come to pass, that every one that findeth me shall slay me.

15 And the Lord said unto him, Therefore whosoever iareth Cain, Vengeance shall be taken on him seven-fold, And the Lord set a Mark upon Cain, lest any finding him fhould kill him. .

16 And Cain went out from the Presence of the LORD, and dwelt in the Land of Nod, on the East of Eden.

CH A P. V. i The Genealogy, Age, and Death of the Patriarchs from

Adam unto Noah. 24 The Godliness and Translation of Enoch.

Ver. 22 AND 2 Enoch Heb xi. s By Faith Enoch was

TRANSLATED that he should not see 0 WALKED with

Death ; and was not found, because God after he begat Methuse God had TRANSLATED him : for belah three hundred Years, and fore his Translation he had this Te.

stimony, that he PLEASED GOD, . begat Sons and Daughters.

6 But without Faith it is impofli23 And all the Days of E- ble to please him : for he that conoch were three hundred six

merh to God, muft BELIEVE that he

is, and that he is a REWARDER of ty and fiye Years.

them that diligently seek him.

Jude

Eude 14 Enoch also the SEVENTH from Adam prophesied of these, saying, Behold, the LORD cometh with ten thousands of his Saints,

Is To execute JUDGMENT upon all, and to convince all that are ungodly among them, of all their ungodly Deeds which they have ungodly committed, and of all their hard Speeches, which UNGODLY Sinners have spoken against him.

C H A P. VI. Į The Wickedness of the World, which provoked God's Wrath

and caused the Flood. 8 Noah findeth Grace. 14 The Order, Form, and End of the Ark.

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Ver. 1 AND it came to pass, when Men began to multi

ply on the Face of the Earth, and Daughters were born unto them.

2 That the Sons of God saw the Daughters of Men, that they were fair ; and they took them Wives of all which they chose.

3 And the LORD said, My Spirit Thall not always strive with Man, for that he also is Flesh: yet his Days shall be an HUNDRED and TWENTY Years.

4 There were Giants in the Earth in those Days; and also after that, when the Sons of God came in unto the Daughters of Men, and they bare Children to them: the fame became mighty Men, which were of old, Men of Renown.

5 s And God saw that the Eccles. vii. 29 God hath made Man Wickedness of Man was great

est upright, but they have sought our

many Inventions. in the Earth, and that every Marib. xv. 19 For out of the Heart Imagination of the Thoughts proceed evil Thoughts, Murders, A

a dulteries, Fornications, Thefts, false of his Heart was only Evil

Witness, Blasphemies; continually.

20 These are the Things which de

file a Man. 6 And it repented the ' Psal. xiv. 2 The Lord looked Lord that he had made Man of Men; to see if there were any

down from Heaven upon the Children on the Earth, and it grieved that did understand, and seek God.'. him at his Heart.

· 3 They are all gone aside, they

are all together become filthy : 7 And the LORD said, I the will destroy Màn, whom I not one. have created, from the Face ... have created from the Face Psal. Iviii. 2 Yea, in Heart you

work Wickedness, you weigh the of the Earth, both Man and Violence of your Hands in the Beast, and the creeping Thing, Earth. and the Fowls of the Air · for 3 The Wicked are estranged from

the Womb, they go aftray afsoon as it repenteth me that I have they be born, ipeaking lies made them.

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8 But Noah found Grace 4 Their Poison is like the Poison in the Eyes of the LORD,

Adder that stoppeth her Ear. These are the Generations of Noah: Noah was a just Man, and perfect in his Generations, and Noah walked with God.

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

1 The Earth also was corrupt before God ; and the Earth was filled with Violence.

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 Matth. xxiv. 37 As the Days of

Noah were, so shall also the coming Noah, The End of all Flesh

of the Son of Man be. is come before me ; for the 38 For as in the Days that were Earth is filled with Violence before the Flood, they were eating,

and drinking, marrying, and giving through them; and behold, 1 in Marriage, until the Day that Noe will destroy them with the entred into the Ark, Earth.

39 And knew not until the Flood 14. Make thee an Ark of shall also the coming of the Son of

came, and took them all away ; so Gopher-wood : Rooms shalt Man be thou make in the Ark, and .

2 Per, iii. 3 Knowing this first, that

u there shall come in the last Days scofhalt pitch it within and with- fers, walking after their own Lusts, out with Pitch. .. 4 And saying, Where is the Pro

mife of his coming 15 And this is the Fashion

for since the

Fathers fell asleep, all Things contiwhich thou shalt make it of: nue as they were from the Beginning The Length of the Ark shall of the Creation.

s For this they willingly are ignobe three hundred Cubits, the

rant of, that by the Word of God Breadth of it fifty Cubits, and the Heavens were of old, and the the Heighth of it thirty Cueichth of it thirty Cu- Earth standing out of the Water, and

in the Water. bits.

6 Whereby the world that then 16 A Window shalt thou was, being overflowed with Water, make to the Ark, and in a perished.

7 But the Heavens and the Earth Cubit shalt thou finish it a- which are now, by the same Word are bove ; and the Door of the kept in store, reserved unto Fire, qe Ark shalt thou set in the Side 8a

dition of ungodly Men. thereof: with lower, lecond, Job xxii. is haft thou marked the and third Stories shalt thou old way which wicked Men have make it.

troden?

16 which were cut down out of 17 And behold, I, even I Time, whose Foundation was overdo bring a Flood of Wa- flown with a Flood.

17 Which said unto God, Depart lets upon the Lann, to de- from us : and what can the Almighty Itroy all Flesh, wherein is the do for them?

Breath

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Breath of Life, from under Rom. i. 18 For the Wrath of God Heaven : and every thing that

+ is revealed from Heaven against all

na Ungodliness, and Unrighteousness of is in the Earth shall die. Men, who hold the Truth in Unrigh18 But with thee will I teousnels.

. 21 Because that when they knew

na God, they glorified him not as God, thou shalt come into the Ark; neither were thankful, but became thou. and thy Sons, and thy vain in their Imaginations, and their

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19 And of every living Thing of all Flesh, two of every sort shalt thou bring into the Ark, to keep them alive with thee : they shall be Male and Female.

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 fort 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.

22 Thus did Noah ; according to all that God commanded him, so did he.

CH A P. VII. 1 Noah with his family and the living Creatures enter into the

Ark. 17 The Beginning, Increase, and Continuance of the Flood.

Ver. 1 AND w the LORD " 1 Pet. ii. 18 For Christ also hath a faid unto Noah,

wh once suffered for Sins, the Just for

the Unjuft (that he might bring us Come thou, and all thy House to God) being put to Death in the into the Ark : for thee have Flesh, but quickned by the Spirit : I seen righteous before me in die

19 By which also he went and

in preached unto the Spirits in Prison; this Generation. .

20 Which sometime were disobe2 Of every clean Beast dient, when once the long-suffering

* of God waited in the Days of Noah, thou shalt take to thee by Sevens, the Male and his Fe- in few, that is, eight Souls, were samale : and of Beasts that are ved by Water.. not clean by Two, the Male ven Baptism, doth also now save us,

21. The like Figure whereunto, eand his Female.

(not the putting away of the Filth of 3. Of Fowls also of the Air the Flesh, but the Answer of a good

Conscience towards God) by the Reby Sevens, the Male and the surrections of Jesus CHRIST. Female ; to keep Sced alive 22 Who is gone into Heaven, and

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being made subject unto him. 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 from off the Face of the Earth.

5 And Noah did according unto all that the LORD

* Heb. xi. 7. By Faith Noah being

LORD warned of God, of Things not seen commanded him.

as yet, moved with Fear, prepared an 6 And Noah was six hun. Ark to the saving of his Houle ; by

the which he condemned the World,

me and became Heir of the Righteousnels Flood of Waters were upon which is by Faith. the Earth.

✓ 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.

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 after seven Days, that the Waters of the Flood were upon the Earth. :

1 In the fix hundredth Year of Noah's Life, in the few cond Month, the seventeenth Day of the Month, the fame Day were all the Fountains of the great Deep broken up, and the Windows of Heaven were opened. .

12 And the Rain was upon the Earth forty Days and forty Nights. ·

13 In the self-fame Day entred Noah, and Shem, and Ham, and Japheth, the Sons of Noah, and Noah's Wife, and the three Wives of his Sons with them, into the Ark : .

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 Kind, and every Fowl after his Kind, every Bird of every 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 put him in.

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