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it was good.

31 And God saw every 26 And God said, Let thing that he had made, and us make Man in our image, behold, it was very good. after our likeness: and let And the evening and the them have dominion over the morning were the fixth day. fish of the sea, and over the

CHAP. II. fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, HUS the heavens and and over every creeping the earth were finished, thing that creepeth upon the and all the host of them. earth,

2 And on the seventh day 27 So God created man God ended his work which in his own image: in the he had made : and he rested image of God created he on the seventh day from all hin: male and female crea his work which he had inade. ted he them.

3 And God blefled the 28 And God blessed them, seventh day, and fanctified it : and God said unto them, Be because that in it he had rest fruitful and multiply, and ed from all his work, which replenish the earth, and fub- God created and made. due it: and have dominion 4 These are the generaover the fish of the sea, and tions of the heaven and of the over the fowl of the air, and earth, when they were creaover every living thing that ted; in the day that the moveth upon the earth. Lord God made the earth,

29 q And God said, Be- and the heavens. hold, I have given you every 5 And every plant of the herb bearing seed, which is field, before it was in the upon the face of all the earth, earth, and every herb of the and every tree, in the which field before it

grew: for the is the fruit of a tree yielding Lord God had not caused it feed : to you it shall be for to rain upon the earth, and meat.

there was not a man to till 30 And to every beast of the ground. the earth, and to every fowl 6 But there went up a of the air, and to every thing mist from the earth, and wathat creepeth upon the earth, tered the whole face of the wherein there is life, I have ground. giuen every green herb for 7. And the Lord God meat: and it was so.

formed man of the dust of the


ground, and breathed into his dress it and to keep it. nostrils the breath of life : 16 4 And the Lord God and man became a living commanded the man, saying, soul.

Of every tree of the garden 8 And the Lord God thou mayest freely eat : planted a garden eastward in 17 But of the tree of the Eden; and there he put the knowledge of good and evil, man whom he had formed. thou shalt not eat of it: for

9 And out of the ground in the day that thou eatest made the Lord God to thereof, thou shalt surely die. grow every tree that is plea 18 And the Lord 'God fant to the fight, and good faid, It is not good that the for food : the tree of life also man should be alone : I will in the midst of the garden, make him an help meet for and the tree of knowledge of him. good and evil.

199 And out of the 10 And a river went out ground the LORD God of Eden to water the garden : formed every beast of the and from thence it was part- field, and every fowl of the ed, and became into four air ; and brought them unto heads.

Adam to see what he would 11 The name of the firit call them; and whatsoever is Pifon : that is it which Adam called every living compasseth the whole land of creature, that was the name Havilah, where there is gold. thereof.

12 And the gold of that 20 And Adam gave names land is good ; there is bdel- to all cattle, and to the fowl lium and the onyx-stone. of the air, and to every beast

13 And the name of the of the field; but for Adam second river is Gihon : the there was not found an help fame is it that compassech the meet for him. whole land of Ethiopia. 21 And the Lord God

14 And the name of the caused a deep sleep to fall third river is Hiddekel: that upon Adam, and he slept: and is it which goeth toward the he took one of his ribs, and east of Assyria. And the closed up the fleih initead fourth river is Euphrates. thereof.

15 And the Lord God 22 And the rib which the took the man, and put him Lord God had taken from into the garden of Eden to man, made he a woman, and


brought her unto the man. knowing good and evil:

23 And Adam faid, This 6 g And when the woman is now bone of my bones, and saw that the tree was good flesh of


Aeih : she shall be for food, and that it was called Woman, because she pleasant to the eyes, and a was taken out of man. tree to be desired to make

24 Therefore shall a man one wise ; she took of the leave his father and his mo- fruit thereof, and did eat, and ther, and shall cleave unto his gave also unto her husband wife: and they shall be one with her, and he did eat. fieth.

7 And the eyes of them 25 And they were both both were opened, and they naked, the man and his wife, knew that they were naked : and were not ashamed. and they sewed fig-leaves toCHAP. III.

gether, and made themselves

aprons. OW the serpent was 8 And they heard the

more subtle than any voice of the Lord God walkbeast of the field which the ing in the garden in the cool Lord God had made: and he of the day: and Adam and said unto the woman, Yea, his wife hid themselves from hath God said, Ye shall not the presence of the Lord God eat of every tree of the among the trees of the gargarden?

den. 2 And the woman said


And the Lord God called unto the serpent, We may unto Adam, and said unto eat of the fruit of the trees of him, Where art thou? the garden;

10 And he faid, I heard 3 But of the fruit of the thy voice in the garden : and tree which is in the midst of I was afraid, because I was the garden, God hath said, naked, and I hid myself. Ye shall not eat of it, neither 11 And he said, Who told shall ye touch it, left ye die. thee that thou wajt naked?

4 And the serpent said haft' thou eaten of the tree, unto the woman, Ye shall whereof I commanded thee, not surely die.

that thou shouldest not eat? 5 For God doth know, 12 And the man said, that in the day ye eat thereof, The woman whom thou then your eyes shall be open- gaveit to be with me, she gave ed; and


shall be as gods, me of the tree, and I did eat.

did, eat.

13 And the Lord God | the field. said unto the woman, What 19 In the sweat of thy face is this that thou hast done? shalt thou eat bread, till thou and the woman said, The return unto the ground; for serpent beguiled me, and I out of it wast thou taken : for

dust thou art, and unto dust 14 And the Lord God thalt thou return. said unto the serpent, Because 20 And Adam called his thou haft done this, thou art wife's name Eve; because cursed above all cattle, and she was the mother of all above every beast of the field: living. upon thy belly shalt thou go, 21 Unto Adam also and and dust shalt thou eat all the to his wife did the Lord God days of thy life.

make coats of skins, and 15.9 And I will put en- clothed them. mity between thee and the 22 9 And the Lord God woman, and between thy said, Behold, the man is beseed and her feed : it shall come as one of us, to know bruise thy head, and thou good and evil; and now left fhalt bruise his heel.

he put forth his hand and 16 g Unto the woman he take also of the tree of life, faid, I will greatly multiply and eat, and live for ever ; thy sorrow and thy concep 23 Therefore the Lord tion: in forrow thou shalt God sent him forth from the bring forth children ; and thy garden of Eden, to till the defire shall be to thy husband, ground from whence he was and he shall rule over thee. taken.

17 And unto Adam he 24 So he drove out the faid, Because thou hearkened man: and he placed at the unto the voice of thy wife, east of the garden of Eden, and haft eaten of the tree of Cherubims, and a flaming which I commanded thee, sword which turned every saying, Thou shalt not eat of way, to keep the way of the it: cursed is the ground for tree of life. thy fake : in forrow shalt thou

CHAP. VỊ. eat of it all the days of thy life.

5 ND God saw that the 18 Thorns also and thistles wickedness of man was shall it bring forth to thee : great in the earth, and that and thou shalt eat the herb of every imagination of the



thoughts of his heart was 14 9 Make thee an ark of only evil continually. gopher-wood: rooms shalt

6 And it repented the thou make in the ark, and Lord that he had made man ihalt pitch it within and on the earth, and it grieved without with pitch. him at his heart.

15 And this is the fashion 7 And the Lord said, I which thou shalt make it of: will destroy man, whom I the length of the ark shall be have created, from the face three hundred cubits, the of the earth: both man and breadth of it fifty cubits, and beast, and the creeping thing, the height of it thirty cubits. and the fowls of the air; for 16 A window shalt thou it repenteth me that I have make to the ark, and in a made them.

cubit shalt thou finish it 89 But Noah found grace above; and the door of the in the eyes of the Lord. ark shalt thou set in the side

9 These are the genera- thereof: with lower, second, tions of Noah; Noah was a and third stories shalt thou just man, and perfect in his make it. generations, and Noah walk 17 And behold, I, even I ed with God.

do bring a flood of waters 10 And Noah begat three upon the earth, to destroy fons, Shem, Ham, and Ja- all feth, wherein is the breath pheth,

of life, from under heaven: II The earth also was and every thing that is in corrupt before God; and the the earth 'fhall die. earth was filled with vio 18 But with thee will I lence.

establish my covenant: and 12 And God looked upon thou shalt come into the ark; the earth, and behold, it was thou, and thy fons, and thy corrupt; for all flesh had wife, and thy fons wives corrupted his way upon the with thee. earth.

19 And of every living 13 And God said unto thing of all felh, two of Noah, The end of all flesh every sort shalt thou bring is come before me : for the into the ark, to keep them earth is filled with violence alive with thee: they shall through them : and behold, be male and female. I will destroy them with the 20 Of fowls after their earth.

kind, and of cattle after their

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