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A Noah, come thou, and

kind: of every creeping thing dred years old when the flood of the earth after his kind : of waters was upon

the earth. two of every sort shall come 7 And Noah went in, and unto thee, to keep them alive. his fons, and his wife, and

21 And take thou unto his fons wives with him into thee of all food that is eaten, the ark, becaufe of the wa. and thou shalt gather it to ters of the flood. thee; and it shall be for food 8 Of clean beasts, and of for thee, and for them. beasts that are not clean, and

22 Thus did Noah; ac- of fowls, and of every thing cording to all that God that creepeth upon the earth. commanded him, so did he. 9 There went in two and CHAP. VII.

two unto Noah into the ark,

the male and the female, as ND the Lord said unto God had commanded Noah, , thou, and

10 And it came to pass all thy house into the ark; after seven days, that the wafor thee have I seen righteous ters of the flood were upon before me in this generation. the earth.

2 Of every clean beast II In the six hundredth thou shalt take to thee by year of Noah's life, in the sevens, the male and his fe- fecond month, the sevenmale and of beasts that are teenth day of the month, the not clean by two, the male fame day were all the foun. and his female.

tains of the great deep broken 3 Of fowls also of the air up, and the windows of heaby fevens, the male and the ven were opened. female: to keep feed alive 12 And the rain was upon upon the face of all the earth. the earth forty days, and forty

4. For yet seven days, and nights. I will cause it to rain upon 13 In the self-fame day the earth forty days and forty entered Noah, and Shem, nights: and every living fub- and Ham, and Japheth, the stance that I have made, will fons of Noah, and Noah's I destroy from off the face of wife, and the three wives of the earth.

his fons with them, into the 5 And Noah did accord- ark; ing to all that the Lord com 14 They, and every beast manded him.

after his kind, and all the 6 And Noah was fix hun- cattle after their kind, and



every creeping thing that that was in the dry land, creepeth upon the earth after died. his kind, and every fowl after 23 And every living subhis kind, every bird of every stance was destroyed which fort.

was upon

the face of the 15 And they went in unto ground; both man, and catNoah into the ark: two and tle, and the creeping things, two of all flesh, wherein is, and the fowl of the heaven: the breath of life.

and they were destroyed from 16 And they that went in the earth : and Noah only went in male and female of remained alive, and they that all flesh, as God had com were with him in the ark. manded him: and the Lord 24 And the waters preshut him in.


the earth an 17 9 And the food was hundred and fifty days. forty days upon the earth : and the waters increased, and

CHAP. VIII. bare up the ark, and it was ND God remembered lift up above the earth.

Noah and every living 18 And the waters pre- thing, and all the cattle that vailed, and were increased was with him in the ark: greatly upon the earth : and and God made a wind to the ark went upon the face pass over the earth, and the of the waters.

waters aflwaged. 19 And the waters pre 2 The fountains also of vailed exceedingly upon the the deep, and the windows earth : and all the high hills of heaven were stopped, and that were under the whole the rain from heaven was reheaven, were covered. strained,

20 Fifteen cubits upward 3 And the waters returned did the waters prevail; and from off the earth continuthe mountains were covered. ally: and after the end of

21 And all flesh died that the hundred and fifty days moved

upon the earth, both the waters were abated. of fowl, and of cattle, and of 4 And the ark rested in beast, and of every creeping the seventh month, on the thing that creepeth upon the seventeenth day of the month, earth, and every man. upon the inountains of Ara

22. All in whose nostrils rat. was the breath of life, of all 5 And the waters decreased


continually until the tenth the fix hundredth and first month: in the tenth month, year, in the firit month, the on the first day of the month, first day of the month, the were the tops of the moun-waters were dried up from tains seen.

off the earth and Noah re6 And it came to pass at moved the covering of the the end of forty days, that ark, and looked, and behold, Noah opened the window of the face of the ground was the ark which he had made. dry.

Ź And he sent forth a ra 14 And in the second ven: which went forth to month, on the seven and and fro, until the waters twentieth day of the 'month, were dried up from off the was the earth dried. earth.

15 And God spake unto 8 Also he sent forth a Noah, saying, dove from him, to see if the 16 Go forth of the ark; waters were abated from off thou, and thy wife, and thy the face of the ground. sons, and thy fons wives 9

But the dove found no with thee. rest for the sole of her foot, 17 Bring forth with thee and she returned unto him every living thing that is into the ark: for the waters with thee, of all flesh; both were on the face of the whole of fowl, and of cattle, and earth : then he put forth his of every creeping thing that hand, and took her, and creepeth upon the earth; pulled her in unto him into that they may breed abunthe ark.

dantly in the earth, and be 10 And he stayed yet other fruitful, and multiply upon seven days: and again he sent the earth. forth the dove out of the ark. 18 a And Noah went

11 And the dove came in forth, and his sons, and his to him in the evening; and wife, and his sons wives with 10, in her mouth was an him. olive-leaf pluckt off: fo Noah 19 Every beast, every knew that the waters were creeping thing, and every abated from off the earth. fowl, and whatsoever creep

12 And he stayed yet other eth upon the earth after their seven days, and sent forth the kinds, went forth out of the dove; which returned not ark. again unto him any more. 20 And Noah builded And it came to pass in' an altar unto the Lord, and




took of every clean beast, thereof, shall ye not eat. and of every clean fowl, and 5 And surely your blood offered burnt-offerings on of your lives will I require: the altar.

at the hand of every beast 219 And the Lord smelled will I require it; and at the a sweet favour; and the Lord hand of man, at the hand of said in his heart, I will not every man's brother' will I again curse the ground any require the life of man. more for man's fake; for 6 Whofo sheddeth man's the imagination of man's blood, by man shall his blood heart is evil from his youth: be shed: for in the image of neither will I again fmite God made he man. any more every thing living, 7 And you, be ye fruitful, as I have done.

and multiply; bring forth 22 While the earth re- abundantly in the earth, and maineth, feed time and har- multiply therein. vest, and cold and heat, and 8 q And God spake unto summer and winter, and day Noah, and to his sons with and night shall not cease. him, saying,

9 And I, behold, I eftaCHAP. IX.

blish my covenant with you, ND God blefled Noah, and with your feed after you.

and his sons, and said 10 And with every living, unto them, Be fruitful, and creature that is with you: of multiply, and replenish the the fowl, of the cattle, and earth.


every beast of the earth 2 And the fear of you and with you ; from all that go the dread of you shall be out of the ark, to every beast upon every beast of the earth, of the earth. and upon every fowl of the II. And I will eftablish air, upon all that moveth my covenant with you:

nei. upon the earth, and upon all ther shall all fileth be cut off the fishes of the sea; into any more by the waters of a your hand are they delivered food: neither shall there any

3 Every moving thing that more be a flood to destroy liveth shall be meat for you; the earth. even as the green herb have 12 And God said, This is I given you all things. the token of the covenant

4 9. But Aeth with the life which I make between me thereof, which is the blood and you, and every living



evil report.


creature that is with you, for brethren ; and the lad was perpetual generations : with the fons of Bilhah, and

13 1 1 do fet my bow in with the fons of Zilpah, his the cloud: and it shall be for father's wives: and Joseph à token of a covenant be- brought unto his father their tween me and the earth.

14 And it shall come to 3 Now Ifrael loved Jopass, when I bring a cloud seph more than all his childover the earth, that the bow ren, because he was the son thall be seen in the cloud : of his old age ; and he made

15 And I will remember him a coat of many colours. my covenant, which is be 4 And when his brethren tween me and


saw that their father loved living creature of all flesh; him more than all his breand the waters shall no more thren, they hated him, and become a flood to destroy all could not speak peaceably Aesh.

unto him.
16 And the bow shall be 5 g And Joseph dreamed
in the cloud; and I will a dream, and he told it his
look upon it, that I may re- brethren : and they hated
member the everlasting co-


the more.
venant between God and 6 And he said unto them,
every living creature of all Hear, I pray you, this dream
flesh that is


the earth. which I have dreamed: 17

And God said unto 7 For behold, we were Noah, This is the token of binding fheaves in the field, the covenant, which I have and lo, my fheaf arose, and established between me and also stood upright, and beall flesh that is upon the hold, your fheaves stood earth.

round about, and made on

beisance to my fheaf. CHAP. XXXVII.

8 And his brethren said ND Jacob dwelt in the unto him, Shalt thou indeed

land wherein his father reign over us? or shalt thou was a stranger, in the land indeed have dominion over of Canaan.

us? and they hated him yet 2 These are the gene- the more for his dreams and rations of Jacob. Joseph be- for his words. ing seventeen years old, was 9. And he dreamed yet feeding the flock with his another dream, and told it

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